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WACANTA: Mahpiya Omani Win On June 15, 2011 Daysha Joel Wacanta passed away suddenly at the Sioux Valley Dakota First Nation. Traditional wake will be held at the Sioux Valley Veterans Hall on Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Sioux Valley Veterans Hall. Interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
LANE: Agnes Marie Lane of Brandon passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the age of 75 years. In keeping with her wishes there will not be a service. Interment will take place at the St. Eustache Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Eustache, Manitoba.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
HILLMAN: Idella Jean Hillman (nee Decker) age 89 years, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2011 at Vista Park Lodge in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was born in Decker, Manitoba on June 16, 1922. Dell was predeceased by her husband Malcolm (Feb. 4, 1999) and brother Cecil. Remaining to cherish her memory are her two sons, Garth (Monica) of Austin, Texas and Ken (Bev) of Winnipeg, four grandchildren, Greg (Kristen) and Leanne in Dallas, Texas and Dayna Spiring (Charlie) and Shaun Hillman (Jen) in Winnipeg, her brother Gerald in Hamiota, Manitoba, sister-in -law Hilda Decker of Winnipeg, two great grandchildren (Josh and Leah Hillman in Dallas) and several nieces and nephews. Dell and Mac enjoyed their winter visits to Phoenix, Arizona and Palm Springs, California but their cottage at Clear Lake was the place they most cherished. Golfing and playing Bridge were Dells passions. At Dells request, cremation has taken place and a family graveside service in Brandon will be conducted at a future date. The family is truly appreciative of the wonderful compassionate care that she received while a resident at Vista Park Lodge. In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation in Dells memory to a charity of their choice.
KUBANOWSKI: Jozef W. (W.O. Retired) - Suddenly on Tuesday June 7, 2011, Jozef (Joe) aged 65 years of Brandon MB passed away. Joe was born in Hohenfels D.P. camp, W. Germany in 1945 and came to Canada in 1952. He served 33 years in the Armed Forces, RCEME, and was stationed in Kingston ON, Calgary Alberta, Lahr W. Germany, Borden and Ottawa, Ontario. He retired to Brandon with his wife Judy in 1995. Joe participated in the Base Borden Rifle Club & Community Council, and the Lahr Christian Men's Club. He was always willing to help anyone who asked, including preparing outside skating rinks for neighborhood children in Borden. He enjoyed square dancing with his wife and daughters in Lahr W. Germany, and bowling with the local league in Orleans, Ontario. In his quiet time, Joe loved to read, whittle, or make things with hishands, and lovingly supported his wife Judy's volunteer work with Welcome Wagon, TOPS, Cancer Society, Lung Association, and Crown Jewels of Canada. He is survived by his wife Judy (nee Dunn); daughters Sherri (James) Potvin, and Cheryl (Scott) Carpenter; grandchildren Matthew Carpenter, and Jennie & Amanda Potvin. Joe is also survived by his brothers: John (Charlotte) Kuban, his twin Frank (Janet) Kubanowski, and Tony (Shannon) Kubanowski; nephews Shane Kuban, Martin Kubanowski; nieces Brenda & Julie Kubanowski, Teresa Wall, and Lisa Dunn. He was predeceased by his parents Jan and Janina (nee Szindler) Kubanowski. Viewing and Memorial Service was held on Saturday June 11, 2011 at Memories Chapel, Brandon, Manitoba, followed by a private family interment at Rivers Cemetery, Rivers, Manitoba, with Rev. David Cathcart officiating. Pallbearers were John Kuban, Frank Kubanowski, Tony Kubanowski, Ron Dunn, Greg Dunn, Tony Wall and James Potvin. The family would like to express their thanks to Dr.'s B. Bookatz, J. Velthuysen, C. Norman; Rev. Joe Ball; and the staff at Brandon Regional Hospital. Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3 - 824 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
DICKIE: Peacefully at home after a short battle with cancer Keith E. Dickie passed away June 3, 2011 He was born March 28, 1941 in Sudbury, Ontario to Thomas and Jean Dickie. Keith grew up in Parry Sound, Ontario, where his love of hockey began. At the age of 16, he came to Brandon. From 1959-1961 Keith played for the Brandon Wheat Kings Junior Hockey Club. He was lucky enough to live and work with his paternal Uncle Alvin and Aunt Marg. During this time he met Wilma Corkish and got married in September of 1961. After the wedding they moved to Quesnel, B.C. where Keith played Senior Hockey for the Quesnel Kangaroos. Their daughter, Darlene was born in Quesnel. The next move in 1963 took them to Bracebridge, Ontario where Keith worked for Wonder Bakery and their son, Darwin was born. In 1966 they returned to Brandon and Keith worked for McGavin's Bakery and then Sears which eventually saw the family transferred to Thompson, Manitoba and then to Weyburn, Saskatchewan. They returned to Brandon in 1974 and decided this was home. Keith worked as a parts man until he retired in 2001. Keith and Wilma loved to camp, travelling from coast to coast in Canada as well as making trips to the USA, visiting many points of interest, along the way. Keith and Wilma also took a trip to Europe in thelate 80's. He coached East End Hockey and Baseball as well as being a Cub Scout Leader. He has been a season ticket holder for the Wheat Kings for many years and enjoyed watching any age of hockey anywhere. Many cold winter days were spent at the hockey rink watching his son and grandsons play hockey. Keith will be sadly missed by his wife Wilma, daughter Darlene (Mike), son Darwin (Wanda), 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 2 godchildren, brothers Ken (Ruth) and Gordon, sister-in-law Sylvia as well as many nieces and nephews. A private family service will take place. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for the Residence - Western Manitoba Cancer Centre 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
GOMPF: W. Lorne Gompf, beloved husband of the late Jean Gompf; father of Carolyn (Kevin) Lief and Shannon (Wayne) Schweitzer; poppa of Tyler (Sarah), Ashton (Steve), Danielle, Ryen, Sean; special friend of Linda Denbow; passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon, Manitoba; on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 83 years of age. A service to celebrate Lornes life will be held at the Kenton Memorial Hall, Kenton, Manitoba, on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. A private family interment will take place at the Virden Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Lornes memory to the Dialysis Program. BRHC Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or online at www.brandonrha.mb.ca. Messages of condolence to the Gompf family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
BOLLMAN: It is with great sadness the family of Gordon Edwin Bollman announce his passing on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Family and friends are invited to share their memories at a come and go reception from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Memories Chapel, 330 -18th Street North on Saturday, June 18, 2011. A private family service will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire donations in memory of Gordon may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Acute Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
CUTFORTH: Ruth Dorothea Cutforth (née Roberts) of Richmond, British Columbia formerly of Brandon, dear mother of Herb, Carol, Dauna and Brian, passed away peacefully at the Richmond Hospital on April 21, 2011 at the age of 89 years. A private family interment will be held at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. A celebration of Ruths life will be held at First Baptist Church on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Orton Anderson officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ruth may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Unit 3, 824 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
POTTER: Passed away at the Glenboro Health Centre on Tuesday June 14, 2011 at the age of 70 years, Daisy Louise Potter (nee Louttit) of Glenboro, formerly of Winnipeg & Deloraine, Manitoba. Daisy leaves to mourn her passing her daughter Shelly (Wayne) Davidson of Glenboro, son Don (Louise) Potter of Winnipeg MB, grandchildren Stacey, Sandy (Trevor), Scott (Lindsay) and Ethan; brother Winton (Freda) Louttit of Salt Coats Sask., sisters Alice Woolridge of Deloraine, and Shirley Kirkwood of Bredenbury Saskatchewan, brother-in-law Alvin Hanson of Bredenbury, Saskatchewan, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Daisy was predeceased by her husband Murray in April 2008, infant daughter Laurie Dawn, sister Gwen Hanson & by brothers-in-law Clark Wilson, Pat Woolridge and Jack Kirkwood. A Celebration of Daisys life will be held on Saturday June 18, 2011 at 11:00 am in the Willmor Chapel, Glenboro, with Pastor Harry Friesen officiating. Interment to follow in the Glenboro Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Daisys memory to the Olafson Brothers Memorial Fund, c/o Wayne Davidson, Glenboro, Manitoba, R0K 0X0 or to the Deloraine Legion #83 Deloraine, Manitoba, R0M 0M0.
For on line condolences, please visit www.willmorchapel.com.Jamiesons Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
MILLER: Charlie Miller, beloved husband of Ann Miller of Pipestone, Manitoba passed away at Souris Health Center, Souris, Manitoba Sunday, June 12, 2011 at the age of 94 years. Funeral service will be held from Pipestone Community Hall, Pipestone, Manitoba, Friday, June 17, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Mrs. Joyce Marsh officiating. Interment will be in Pipestone Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Pipestone Cemetery Care Fund in memory of Charlie.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences atwww.carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden, in care of arrangements.
BAKER: R.J. (Dick) Baker of Vista, Manitoba, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2011 at St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg at the age of 83 years.Dick is survived by his wife Joan Baker of Vista; daughter Debbie (Ross) Taylor of Brandon, son David (Maryellen) Baker of Toronto; 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving is sister Alice Ewart of St. Catharines, Ontario. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 17, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at the Rossburn Agri-Rec Centre, Rossburn, with interment to follow in the Argyle Cemetery. Russ Andrew will officiate. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba.
Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.comRaes Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of the arrangements.
ROBLIN: Claire Roblin of Melita, passed away at the Melita Health Centre on Monday, June 13, 2011, at the age of 91. He is survived by his wife Edna; daughters: Shirley Renwick and Darlene (Roy) Flannery; sons: Keith (Marion) and Harvey; eleven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; sister Jane Carr; sisters-in-law Grace Roblin, Evelyn Roblin, Annie Wheelans, and Velma McDowell; brothers-in-law: Ken Anderson, Tom McDowell; great aunt Gertie Mason, also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A service to celebrate Claire's life will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm from the Melita Presbyterian Church, Melita, Manitoba with Reverend Barb Alston officiating. Interment will follow at the Melita Cemetery. Donations may be given to the Melita Legion, Branch 127, Box 359, Melita, Manitoba, R0M 1L0 or to the Melita Palliative Care Fund, Box 459, Melita, Manitoba, R0M 1L0. Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home Melita 522-3361. Neil Redpath & Kurt Ardron Funeral Directors.
To send condolences or special memories to the family, please visit: www.redpathfuneralhome.com
RATZ: The death of Kenneth Lloyd Ratz, husband of Shirley and dear father of Larry and Janice, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, June 13, 2011. The Funeral Service will be held at Rivers United Church at 11:00 am on Friday, June 17, 2011. Rev. Barbara Jardine will officiate. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. If friends sodesire donations in memory of Ken may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Acute Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3, Rivers Curling Club, c/o Box 658, Rivers, Manitoba, R0K 1X0, or the Riverdale Golf and Country Club, Box 117, Rivers, Manitoba, R0K 1X0. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
OMILANOW: The Family of Kathryn Grace Omilanow sadly regrets to announce that Kathryn passed away suddenly on Friday, June 10, 2011. Kathryn is the beloved wife of Ken and loving mother to Kyle and Kayla. The Ceremony to Celebrate Kathryn's Life will be held at Central United Church, 327 - 8th Street on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Rev Orton Anderson will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Kathryn may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Unit 4B - 457 9th St. Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 1K2. Complete obituary information to follow.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
POLLOCK: Jean Florence Pollock (nee McMurachy); beloved wife of the late Don Pollock; mother of Marilyn (Doug) Rennie, Faye (Bill) Hildebrand, Sylvia (David) Hanlin, Terry (Kelley) Pollock; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba, on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at age 90 years. A service to celebrate Jeans life will be held at Campbell Funeral Chapel, Hamiota, Manitoba on Friday, June 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm with interment following in the Hamiota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Jeans memory to Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0.
Messages of condolence can be sent to the Pollock family at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.