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McLEAN: Mary (May) Elizabeth McLean (nee Cooper) of Riverheights Terrrace, Brandon, passed away peacefully at the Assiniboine Centre on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Albert, her two daughters, Marlene (Don) Jury, Donna (Allan) Keffen, daughter-in -law, Lisa McLean, her five grandchildren, Stephanie and Michael Jury, Adam McLean, Darien and Brynn Keffen, sisters-in-law, Bernice, Jean, Sandra, Glenda, brothers-in-law, George, Eric and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Wayne. Mary was born April 3, 1930 in the RM of Saskatchewan, the third child of William and Emma Cooper. Mary attended Willowgrove School near the town of Minnedosa. In 1955, Mary wed her husband of 58 years, Albert McLean. They resided on their farm in the RM of Elton for 36 years. She was a farm wife and homemaker, busy helping Albert around the farm, when needed, and raising three children - the apples of her eye. Mary was an excellent cook, with her apple pie being frequently requested by her husband, her son and sons-in-law. She always enjoyed a good laugh and loved visiting with her extended family. She belonged to the St. George's Women's Auxiliary in Elton, helping at many community functions. In 1991, they retired from the farm and moved to Brandon. Mary's five grandchildren were a constant source of delight, and she took great interest and pride in all their activities and accomplishments. A celebration of life took place at St. George's Anglican Church in Brandon on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 with Father Chad McCharles officiating. Interment took place at Minnedosa Cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons, Michael Jury, Adam McLean, Darien Keffen, and nephews, Barry Paulenko, Jim Cooper, Ken Bertram. If family and friends so desire, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Room 0N1160, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0V9 or to Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation "Palliative Care", 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB, R7A 2B3.
Each night we shed a silent tear,As we speak to you in prayer.To let you know we love you,And just how much we care.Take our million teardrops,Wrap them up in love,Then ask the wind to carry them,To you in Heaven above.
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MICKELSON: Beverly Jean Mickelson, age 73 years of Roblin, MB, passed away December 31, 2013 at Roblin District Health Centre. Bev was born July 27, 1940 in Yorkton, SK to parents Bill and Margaret (nee Benjamin) Cumming. She attended school in Stoney Coulee and Springside where she and brother Bob grew up. She took her nurse’s training in Yorkton Hospital and worked there a short time when she met Earl Mickelson. Bev and Earl were married November, 1961. Bev continued her nursing career in Roblin until her retirement in 2003. Together, Earl and Bev built Shell River Herefords, well respected through Western Canada and cattle circles throughout the world. Earl and Bev loved to visit with fellow producers and look at their stock. Through the cattle business, they developed many rich, life-long friendships. Bev was predeceased by her husband, Earl and her parents, Bill and Margaret Cumming. Bev is survived by: brother Bob (Donna) Cumming of Springside, SK; sisters–in-law Gladys Shearer, Laura Mickelson, Ruby Alexander, all of Roblin, MB, Lillian Campbell of Bremerton, Washington; brother-in-law Oliver (Loretta) Mickelson of Roblin, MB; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. Bev’s Funeral Service was held Friday January 3, 2014 at 2:00 PM from Knox United Church, Roblin, MB with Reverend Mark Hammond officiating. The Honour Guard was formed by retired Nurses that had worked with Bev at Roblin District Health Centre. A reception was held in the Church Hall and was hosted by the Tummel Ladies. The Interment had taken place earlier in the day at 12:30 PM at Tummel Deer-Park Cemetery. Warren Leflar, Jim Leflar, Wayne Buick, Tom Robin, Bill Biglieni and Hubert Carriere were the Casket Bearers. Memorial Gifts to honour the life of Beverly Jean Mickelson may be given to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave, RM 0N1160, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0V9 or Tummel Deer-Park Cemetery, Box 226, Roblin, MB R0L 1P0. Notes of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting nairn-chyzfuneralhome.comNairn-Chyz Funeral Home Entrusted With Arrangements.
MISANCHUK: Edward Paul, March 30, 1924 - January 12, 2014. It is with sadness that we announce the passing of husband, father and grandfather, at the Brandon General Hospital. Edward was born in1924 to John and Caroline Misanchuk in the Jackfish/Ozerna area, the youngest of three children. He attended elementary school in Jackfish and completed high school in Erickson and Minnedosa. Edward began teaching at the age of 18, shortly after completing his teacher's training in Winnipeg. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree at Brandon University later in life. Edward started teaching in one room rural schools in Ravensworth, Montcalm, Grandview, and Rackham. He later taught school in Sandy Lake, Ethelbert and Brandon. His teaching profession spanned 38 years before Edward retired in 1983. In 1949 Edward met Ella Lesiuk at an Ozerna community dance and shortly after were married. Edward and Ella had a family of four, twin boys Bruce and Bryan and two girls Gloria and Cynthia. In 1950 they purchased a farm directly north of Edward's parents in Sandy Lake. The farm was bordered by two lakes and because of interest by campers, soon developed into a summer resort, Ed-venture Bay Campgrounds. Sandy Lake remained the focus on weekends and summer school vacations and well beyond school retirement, keeping Edward, Ella and family busy to this day. Edward was predeceased by his wife Ella, parents, John and Carrie Misanchuk, and his brother Peter Misanchuk. Edward is survived by his sister, Zenova Stephanyshyn, his children Bruce (Pamela) Misanchuk Airdrie AB, Bryan Misanchuk of ON, Gloria (Francois) Carrard of Brandon MB and Cynthia (Richard Hodgson) of Airdrie AB; and six grandchildren, Mike and Jon Misanchuk, Kara and Sigourney Burrell, Alexandra and Harrison Hodgson and many nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church, Sandy Lake. Interment followed in the parish cemetery. Father Michael Tkachuk officiated. Expressions of sympathy may be mailed to Mr. Bruce Misanchuk, 138 Sandstone Cres., S.E., Airdrie, AB, T4B 1T8 or email to In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation may do so to a charity of their choice.
Those we love must someday passBeyond our present sight--Must leave us and the world we knowWithout their radiant light
But we know that like a candleTheir lovely light will shineTo brighten up another placeMore perfect --- more divine.And in the realm of HeavenWhere they shine so warm and bright,Our loved ones live forevermoreIn God's eternal light.
Rae’s Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson were in care of the arrangements.
NELSON: Floyd Oden passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at his residence in Fairview Home at the age of 88 years. He was the loving husband of the late Louise Nelson and beloved father of Tannis, Renald and Eric. Floyd, our Dad, was born in Crosby, N.D. to Sigfred and Lena Nelson on March 31, 1925. His Canadian parents moved the family back to Canada and farmed near Outram, SK when Dad was six months old. Drought conditions during the Great Depression caused the family to move to the Lac Vert, SK area and later to Flin Flon, MB. Dad was employed by Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting until he joined the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII at age 17. He served two years as Signalman (T.O.) aboard Corvette HMCS North Bay (K339) doing North Atlantic convoy duty and on several other ships after the War. Upon his discharge in 1946, Dad moved to Brandon, MB where his family settled. After completing an Agriculture Diploma at the University of Manitoba, Dad worked on a farm near Prince Albert, SK, and then at the Experimental Farm in Brandon. He was employed at Brandon Mental Hospital as a dining room attendant; Eldorado Mining and Refinery at Great Bear Lake, NWT as a warehouseman; and CNR Express in Edmonton, AB as a copywriter before joining the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1952. Dad served three years, two of them in Germany, as an air radar technician. Upon discharge, he attended Manitoba Technical College and returned to Brandon as a TV technician. He joined Federal Electric in 1957 and, after training in Illinois, was flown to the DEW Line site at Cape Perry, NWT. Dad spent four contracts at various areas of the Arctic coastline before returning to Brandon in 1962. While on leave from the DEW Line, Dad met Mom who worked with his sister, Ruby. Our parents married after a short four month courtship on June 16, 1962 and Dad secured a job as a telephone technician with Manitoba Telephone System (MTS) in Brandon that fall. He was a devoted husband and loving father to Tannis, born in 1964; Renald, born in 1966; and Eric, born in 1968. We have many fond childhood memories of Dad - our annual summer camping trips, swimming, flying kites, riding bikes, and playing board games, catch and hockey with “Flash Floyd.” As our family grew, our parents hosted family gatherings with Mom cooking up a storm and Dad, her trusty sidekick, helping with cleanup. Dad was an avid photographer, and he was never without at least one camera over his shoulder and a light meter in hand at all family occasions. He enjoyed being active, cycling to work and jogging regularly - he finished the Manitoba Marathon while in his 50’s at the top of his age category. Dad had a lifelong love of music and played guitar, violin, accordion, piano and harmonica by ear. He was on council at Redeemer Lutheran Church and an active life member at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 247. After his retirement from MTS, Dad and Mom spent time travelling to Victoria, BC and to wherever their boys lived across Canada. Dad could also be found in the yard tending to the flower and vegetable gardens with Mom and puttering around his well-organized garage. After a life altering stroke in 2010 and Mom’s passing in 2011, Dad moved to Victoria Landing and then to Fairview Home in 2012. He was a gentle man with a wonderful dimply grin and a strong handshake. Dad will be remembered with love and missed terribly. He is survived by his daughter, Tannis (George) in Brandon, MB; sons Renald (Diane) in Trenton, ON and Eric (Karen) in Calgary, AB; and seven grandchildren: Charlean (fiancé, Corey), Chay, Brooklynn and Tanner Nelson in Calgary, AB; and Emilie, Daniel and Erin Nelson in Trenton, ON. He is also survived by his sister, Ruby Nelson in Edmonton, AB; brother, Don (Isla) Nelson in Camrose, AB; sister-in-law Ruth (Morris) Pickering in Winnipeg, MB and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Louise; infant son, David; parents Sigfred and Lena; and sister, Dora Law. A come and go gathering to celebrate Dad’s life will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the George Brockie Fellowship Centre at Brockie Donovan, 332 - 8th Street, Brandon. Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dad’s memory may be made to Prostate Cancer Canada - Western Region, 71 Rocky Vista Terr NW, Calgary, AB, T3G 5G6.
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OLIVER:Laura May (nee Douglas). With deep sadness the family of Laura Oliver announces her death on January 23, 2013 just 41 days short of her 100th birthday at Regina General Hospital with her family at her bedside. Left to mourn her loss are her son Terry (special friend Shirley); daughter Sandra (Bill) Johnson of Regina; son Keith of Winnipeg MB; beloved grandchildren Michelle (Hartley) Gerbrandt of Altona, MB, Shauna (Kevin) McLennan of Brandon, MB, Myvanwy (Colin) Bechard of Regina, SK, Kristoffer (Tammy) Johnson of Zehner, SK, Simone Gibson of Toronto; of course her constant joys ñ her great grandchildren Kelsey and Mackenzie McLennan, Madison and Devan Gerbrandt, Jack, Reid, Kane Bechard, and Walker Johnson; step great grandchildren Riley, and McKenna. Laura was predeceased by her beloved husband Jack on July 29, 1992 and daughter-in-law Ev. She was born on March 5, 1914 in Brandon, MB where she grew up, went to school and met Jack at university. She held B Ed and M Ed degrees from the University of Manitoba and had a long career in the field of Education, beginning in a small one room school north of Brandon and retiring from Westwood Collegiate in Winnipeg. Her life took her around the world with her fondest memories being those of the many years spent living and teaching in Bulawayo, S Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe). From their retirement in 1974 to his death in 1992 she and Jack enjoyed extended travel around the world, wintering in Texas, playing golf. The last chapter of Lauraís life revolved around her growing extended family whom she watched over with glowing pride. Nothing brought her more joy than being with her great grandchildren who have been so fortunate to have had her in their lives. GG never missed birthday parties and special gatherings and was a permanent fixture in our everyday life. Her incredible strength and will to live has been inspirational as she valiantly fought her peripheral arterial vascular disease to the end. Throughout her life, Laura placed above all else, her family who will miss her deeply. Special thanks to Dr. McCarville and his team and the staff of 3F who cared for her so kindly. Special thanks also to the staff of Heritage House ñ Wintergreene Estates who made her feel at home and cared for her so lovingly. We thank you all. Cremation has taken place and she will be interred in Rosewood Cemetery, Brandon beside her soul mate. A tea in celebration of her life will be held at Wintergreene Estates at a later date. Donations in memory of Laura may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 279 3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H8.
Arrangements entrusted to Regina Funeral Home 306-789-8850.
SCHNEIDER: 1912 - 2013. Ethel Schneider, beloved wife of the late Harvey Schneider, passed away peacefully at Country Meadows Personal Care Home, Neepawa, on the morning of November 30, 2013 at 101 years of age. Ethel was born on March 17, 1912 at the family home in Edrans, Manitoba. She was the fourth child of seven. Predeceased by her husband Harvey, brothers Percy, Norman, John and sister Mabel (Moore). Ethel is survived by sisters Eadie (Forsly) and Ada (Vogt), nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews. Ethel grew up in the Edrans district and dated Harvey Schneider until their marriage on November 9, 1940. They farmed at Edrans from this time on until retiring from the farm and moving to Neepawa in 1976. Ethel and Harvey were people who loved company and made friends very easy while helping in the community and entertaining young and old alike in their home. After Harvey passed in 1990, Ethel continued to live in their retirement home in Neepawa until 1994 and then moved into Kinsman Kourts. While living there she met even more people to become friends. Ethel enjoyed activities and get togethers while being in the Kourts. Ethel looked forward to Fridays to go to the Legion meat draws and get together with many friends from all communities and have a good visit. Ethel lived at Kinsmen Kourts for almost 20 years, then she had to go to the hospital for some health concerns. After a stay in hospital she moved to Country Meadows where she passed away. Funeral service was held December 5, 2013 at White’s Funeral Chapel with Rita Friesen officiating. Pallbearers were Brian Crammond, Lorne Crammond, Richard Patterson, Brian Patterson, Calvin Hiebert and Steven Vogt. Interment followed at Riverside Cemetery, beside her beloved Harvey.
“Back Together”Sadly missed by all
The family wishes to thank everyone for their attendance in remembering Ethel. Thank you to Dr. Ong and the staff at Neepawa Hospital as well as the staff at Country Meadows for their care and kindness. Thank you to Kinsmen Kourts management and residents as well as home care personnel for the care and compassion shown to Ethel whenever needed. Also thank you to White’s Funeral Home.
VALLANCE: It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Joyce Margaret Rosalind “Peggy” Vallance. Born in Napinka, Manitoba on October 23, 1928, Peggy grew up in Napinka and received her education at Napinka school. She was a tomboy and loved sports of all kinds which she often preferred to her school studies. In her late teens, Peggy moved to Brandon where she started her working life. She worked various places, among them Yaegers Furs and the Brandon General Hospital. It was during this time that she met and married the love of her life Richard “Dick” Vallance and started a family. They moved to Ottawa, Ontario in the late 1950s so Dick could take a job on the Canadian National Railway. Ottawa became their home for the next 18 years. While in Ottawa Peggy made many new friends and enjoyed an active social life, especially at the local curling club. Although she stayed busy raising her young family, working fulltime at a seed store and of course curling, she missed the prairie life and longed to return to her Manitoba. Needless to say she was very happy when they moved back to Brandon in 1979. Once back in Brandon, Peggy was reinstated as a Legion member at Branch No. 3 in 1980. She served on many committees and was in charge of the Ways and Means for four years. In 1984, she received the Certificate of Merit for all her hard work. Peggy also worked for the Shriners Club because she said she loved to hear the bagpipes when they practiced. Mostly, it was because she loved working for the people and the Shriners, many of whom became dear friends. Most importantly, Peggy wanted to repay the Shriners in a small way with gratitude for the wonderful care Carol received as a child at the Shriners Hospital for Sick Children in Montreal. Peggy also worked hard at other things such as knitting, cooking and sewing. She was an excellent seamstress and turned up many a hem, as well as making all kinds of clothing for people from pants to bridal gowns. After retiring from the working world, she took up the sport that became her passion, golfing. She loved the Glen Lea Golf Club and was there every chance she could find. Peggy loved children, admired and respected her friends, both old and new, and mostly she loved her family. She loved her home and taking care of her flowers and her yard. Peggy is survived by her daughter Patricia Rawlinson, son Richard Vallance (Lorrie), granddaughter Jennifer Vallance and son-in-law Neil Cowe. Peggy was predeceased by her parents, husband Richard “Dick” Vallance, daughter Carol Cowe, son Ricky in infancy, and son-in-law William Rawlinson. She will be missed by so many friends and loved ones. A Celebration of Peggy’s Life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Fr. Chad McCharles will officiate. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Peggy may be made to the Brandon Shrine Club, 1110 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 7B8.
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Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
VAN DEN HAM: John (Jan), beloved husband to Joan (Teunisje) entered into glory, with his wife by his side, on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Brandon Regional Health Center at 84 years of age. John was born in Putten, the Netherlands on July 10, 1929. He was the eldest son of Hermanus and Jannetje van den Ham and one of eleven. John grew up in the Netherlands and married Joan (van Donkersgoed) in Voorthuizen, the Netherlands before immigrating to Canada. John and Joan began their farming lives in Chater, Manitoba. After working on several dairy farms outside of Brandon, they purchased their first dairy farm in 1967. John worked with the Milk Marketing Board during those years and then he sold the “Dairy” to his sons in 1978. John continued to farm for several more years raising beef, pigs and even sheep. When he retired from farming he worked for 19 more years with Schweitzer-Mauduit International as a flax straw buyer. John was one of the founding fathers of Christian Heritage School, a dedicated church member in the First Christian Reformed Church of Brandon and an active member of the church council. John volunteered many hours as a board member of Prairie Oasis and for several years he and Joan together worked with the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee helping rebuild communities destroyed by disaster. In recent years John was active in his home community, Monterey Estates. John was a devoted husband and father of eight children. He cherished time with family and made it a priority to visit his children and grandchildren who live throughout Canada and the US. They have many happy memories of family vacations, special gatherings, and celebration for which they will always be thankful. John is survived by eight children and 27 grandchildren. Herman and Dianne; Kimberly, Douglas (Louise), Christina (Casey), Greg, Michael (Keira). Janet and Larry Wierenga; Trevor, Sandra (Matt), Jody (Drayson), Jason. Arlene and Tom Mitri; Christopher (Cheryl), Pamela (Jarod). Evelyn and Todd McKim; Steven (Tara), Travis (Stefanie), Ryan (Kimberley). Clarence and Lil; Cheryl (Devin), Dave (Jamie), Lori (Steven), Jen (Joel). Brenda and Bruce Bunting; Joel, Lisa, Hailey. Joyce and Ed Kistemaker; Jonathan, Stephanie, Rachel, Jennifer. Paul and Sherri; Tyler (Sam), Tara. He also had 16 great grandchildren. All 84 years of John’s life were lived to their fullest. His comfort in life, and now in his death was that he belonged body and soul to his faithful savior Jesus Christ. II Timothy 4: 7-8 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing.” The Ceremony to Celebrate John’s Life was held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at Central United Church with Rev. Thyra van Keeken officiating. Interment preceded the ceremony in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, donations in memory of John may be made to the Prairie Oasis Senior Centre, 241 8th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 3X2 or to a charity of choice.
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Arrangements withMemories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
WILSON: Ethel Mary Wilson, beloved wife of the late Percy Wilson died at Evergreen Place Personal Care Home in Boissevain, Manitoba on January 18, 2014 at the age of 84. In accordance with Ethel's wishes a private family graveside service will be held at a later date in the Crystal City Cemetery; Crystal City, Manitoba. Donations in memory of Ethel may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba; 105-500 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3X1 or to a charity of one's choice.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.comWheatland Funeral Service204-523-7791
VALLANCE: Joyce Margaret “Peggy” passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Peggy is survived by her daughter Patricia Rawlinson, son Richard Vallance (Lorrie Hazelwood) and son-in-law Neil Cowe. She is also survived by her granddaughter Jennifer Vallance of Duncan, British Columbia. Peggy was predeceased by her parents, husband Richard “Dick” Vallance, daughter Carol Cowe and son-in-law William Rawlinson. Peggy had a deep and abiding love for her family and friends. A Celebration of Peggy’s Life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Fr. Chad McCharles will officiate. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Peggy may be made to the Brandon Shrine Club, 1110 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 7B8. Complete obituary information will follow.
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Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
KRUK: William Sr., beloved husband of the late Wilma Kruk, father of Shirley, Bill, Jean and John, died in the Souris Personal Care Home, Souris, Manitoba on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Souris, Manitoba on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Prayer service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Bill, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
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WIENS: Jean Wiens, beloved wife of the Late John Wiens and loving mother of Pat and Marilyn, of Virden, Manitoba passed away at Virden Health Centre on Sunday; January 19, 2014 in her 91st year. Funeral Services will be held in the Banquet Hall of St. Paul’s United Church , Virden, Manitoba on Saturday; January 25th at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Miniota Cemetery at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Jean.
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G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
USUNIER: Cecile Elize Usunier, beloved wife of the late André Usunier, passed away peacefully at her residence, Fairview Home, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. John Okosun as Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Cecile may be made to the Fairview Fund, 1351-13th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4S6. Complete obituary information to follow.
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THOMAS: Edna Viola, beloved wife of Joseph Thomas, mother of Terry, Sharon, Brent and Murray, died in the Souris Health Centre, Souris, Manitoba on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the age of 92 years. Funeral service will be held at the Lauder United Church, Lauder, Manitoba on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Edna, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
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NELSON: Floyd Oden Nelson of Brandon, passed away peacefully at his residence, Fairview Home, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the age of 88 years. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, Brandon, MB, (204) 727-0694.
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