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RUSSELL: Ronald James, 69 years, beloved wife of Jan Russell, died in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday February 16, 2012. Funeral service will be held later in the Spring, notifications will be printed at that time. In Memory of Ron, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net.
METCALFE: Peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, Dorothy (Dodie) Ina Metcalfe (née Seafoot) passed away on February 15, 2012. Dodie was born in Bunclody, Manitoba on June 24, 1928 to Gertie and Fred Seafoot. She grew up on the family farm south of Brandon with her four brothers and older sister. She attended Normal School in Winnipeg, where she received her teaching certification. In 1949, she married the love of her life, David Richard (Dick) Metcalfe, and they remained married for 54 years. While living in Brandon, Dodie and Dick made many dear friends who remain in contact to this day. In 1966, they and their daughter, Jeanne, and son, Chris, moved from Brandon to Winnipeg, where they settled in Fort Richmond. Dodie was a kindergarten teacher for many years at St. Avila and Dalhousie Elementary Schools. Following their retirement, Dodie and Dick kept active by travelling the world, working on their splendid lawn and gardens and participating in the life of the Fort Garry United Church. Following her beloved Dick’s death in 2005, Dodie remained active with the church, was a regular attendee at the Manitoba Theatre Centre, the Winnipeg Symphony and the Canadian Club, volunteered at Dalnavert Museum and was a gracious host for her many friends. Last summer she continued to work on her garden; a source of great pride and solace. This fall as her health failed, she watched from the sunroom as the birds and “li’l red” the squirrel feasted from the bird feeder. Dodie is survived by her son and daughter, her daughter-in-law Tracy, her grandchildren, Kirsten, Quang and Quyen and her three grandchildren, Emily, Kate and Ryan, as well as her younger brother, Garth Seafoot. The family sincerely appreciates the respectful and professional care that she received from the staff at the Riverview palliative care unit. Following Dodie’s wishes, cremation has already taken place and interment will take place at a later date in a private family ceremony. The funeral service will be held at Fort Garry United Church (800 Point Road, Winnipeg) at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 18. Together, we will celebrate Dodie’s life as a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, teacher, mentor and friend. There will be a reception at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Fort Garry Building Fund. www.fortgarryunitedchurch.ca
GASH: Gary William Gash, loved brother of Janet Lettley, Audrey McPherson and Dwight Gash, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on February 14, 2012. Funeral service will be held at the Minnedosa United Church on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Natasha Pearen officiating. Interment will follow at the Minnedosa Cemetery. Donations in memory of Gary may be made to the Manitoba Lung Association, 8-940 Princess Ave., Brandon, MB, R7A 0P6 or to a charity of one’s choice. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
BEATON: Malcolm MacLean (Mac) 1929-2012. It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Mac on Feb. 14, 2012 in Victoria, B.C.. Mac will be terribly missed by his children Ross, Heather, and Scott; grandchildren Karissa, Aaron, and Matt; and his great- grandchildren Peyton and Brett. Mac was predeceased by his wife Jean Beaton (nee Ross). Mac was born in Brandon, Man. in 1929 and was a skilled player of the bagpipes. He played on a child's chanter with remarkable skill at 4yrs. of age, and played a miniature size set of pipes at 5 yrs. of age. He entered his first open piping competition in the Boy's Class, at the Brandon Highland Games in 1935 at the age of 6 yrs., and was awarded a Silver Cup. He played Marches, Strathspeys, Reels, and Jigs with exraordinary skill and was believed to be the youngest piper on the American continent at that time. Mac was also an accomplished hockey player and played two years (1947- 1948) with the Wheat Kings Juniors, who in the latter year went to the Memorial Cup finals, alas losing to Montreal. Mac went on to play for the Sydney Millionaires, the P.E. Islanders, and for Streathham (English league). Mac also played for the Sarnia Sailors, New Haven, Brandon Elks, Dauphin Kings, and played the 1954-55 season with the Intermediate Wheat Kings. Mac worked for Old Dutch Foods in Brandon before "retiring" after 35 yrs. He went on to work for Tim Hortons before finally retiring at the age of 82 when he moved to Victoria to be with his daughter Heather. Mac will be missed by all who knew him for his keen mind and his wonderful sense of humor. A memorial service will be held on Mon. Feb. 20, 2012 - 11 a.m. at Sands Funeral Chapel- Colwood, 317 Goldsteam Ave., Victoria, B.C.. No flowers please - if friends so desire, donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders. Messages of condolence may be sent to: The Beatons, 7908-36 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T3B 1V7.
TAPP: Stella Jane Tapp, beloved wife of the late Alvin Lloyd Tapp of Virden, Manitoba, loving mother of Trevor and Janice, passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden Friday; February 10, 2012 at the age of 80 years. A reception for family and friends to gather and remember Stella’s life will be held at St. Paul’s United Church Banquet Hall, Virden, Saturday; February 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Virden and Area Palliative Care or to Virden Cemetery Improvement Association in memory of Stella. To view a complete Obituary, e-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences, visit www.carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
PEAREN: Evelyn Elizabeth Pearen of Deloraine, age 90, beloved wife of the late Arnold Pearen died on February 12, 2012 at the Deloraine Health Centre Deloraine, Manitoba. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 17, 2012 Deloraine United Church, Deloraine, Manitoba 2:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Evelyn may be made to the Deloraine Palliative Care Fund or The Heart & Stroke Foundation. Interment Del Win Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com
Smith's Funeral Home, Deloraine in care of arrangements.
MacDONALD: Mac MacDonald, beloved husband of Sally and father of Lynn (Jeff) Watson, Don (Jane), Janice (Thomas) Heapy, Jason (Susan); passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB, on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 80 years of age. Services will take place on Friday, February 17, 2012 in Hamiota, MB. Interment for friends and family will take place at the Hamiota Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. A service to celebrate Mac’s life will be held at the Hamiota United Church at 2:00 PM followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mac’s memory to the Hamiota Palliative Care Program, c/o Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0.
Messages of condolence can be sent via the obituary at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.
Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
KING: Carol Ann King passed away early Thursday morning February 2, 2012 after a long battle with diabetes in Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. She leaves behind her husband Hugh; two sons Mike and Ian (Jesslyn) and daughter Allison. She also leaves behind her sister Lorna Lang; brother Don (Joan)Gates, sister-in-law Colleen Gates; nieces and nephews Paul, Scott, Aaron, David, Russel, Eric, Brenda, Sandy and Melissa in addition to a very close-knit family as well as thousands of people she touched throughout the course of her forty two year career as an RPN. Carol was predeceased by her parents Alex and Doris Gates; brothers Jim (Peg) and Rick Gates also her nephew Danny Lang. She was born in Neepawa, Manitoba on October 26, 1945 and graduated from Carberry High School, proceeding directly to the Brandon Mental Health Centre where she became a registered psychiatric nurse. Upon completion of her degree, she travelled to Alberta and worked in the Foothills Hospital. Accepting what we can only assume was a lucrative deal; she agreed to move to Thompson, where she met her husband Hugh. They were married in Brandon on May 9, 1970, where she was then working at the Brandon Mental Health Centre. Carol had a love for baseball and she started playing for a women's fastball team with her sister Lorna when she was in her mid twenties. She played throughout her life playing for a number of teams. Her brothers and sisters started a family team in 1982 and were part of the mixed softball league of Brandon from where she retired her baseball career in 1996. She was an avid golfer as well and this is where you would find her during the day. Throughout her life Carol was the glue that held our family together, trusted and respected by all. She was a problem solver and was always looked to for guidance. Upon her retirement she was awarded a plaque from her co-workers that said "Carol, the one with the most common sense answer." Whether it was singing a Christmas carol or filing an income tax return, Carol was the one who was needed. A true matriarch, who is irreplaceable and will be missed by all. Family and friends are invited to share their memories at a come and go memorial reception held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, Brandon on Friday, February 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire donations in memory of Carol may be made to the ALS Society or Alzheimer's Society of Manitoba.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
CHABOT: Brodie Taylor Chabot. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of Brodie on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 23 years of age, at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, MB. Brodie will be missed and lovingly remembered by his parents, Bob and Karen; his brother, sister-in-law and niece, Jon, Christie and little Mirae; his sister Ashton and his grandparents Derek and Bea Betts. Brodie has many close relatives that will miss him dearly including Jocy Gillis and family, Bernie and Bonnie Chabot and family, Brigitte and Richard Beaudry and family, Nicole and Vince Gillis and family, Gilles and Lisa Chabot and family, Shauna Betts and Andrew Giffin and family, Deann and John MacInnis and family, Lori Betts and Ruedi Hauserman. Brodie had a special love and friendship with several of his cousins, especially Corey and Brandon. He also had a huge network of close friends far too many to mention. He is predeceased by his grandparents Maurice and Eveline Chabot and his uncle Lloyd Gillis of Elie, MB. Brodie had a love for the outdoors and loved to hunt, fish and camp. Brodie's heart was as big as his stature and he had a special ability to keep close contact with friends. He had an uncanny ability to show up when he seemed to be needed most! His sense of humour was unmatched and he always lit up a room when he entered. Brodie began his career as a carpenter and completed three apprentice levels before he decided to join his uncles and cousin in the family farm implement business at Chabot Implements. He quickly became an expert in the GPS technology side of the business. He will be sadly missed by his co-workers and customers alike. A memorial service celebrating Brodie's life will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Yellowhead Centre, 175 Mountain Avenue in Neepawa, MB with Pastor Daniel Williams officiating. Service will conclude at the hall with an interment to follow at a later date. Anyone wishing to make a donation in memory of Brodie may do so toward the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, CE501-840 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1S1 or by calling 866-953-5437 (www.goodbear.mb.ca). Arrangements by: Arnason Funeral Home, Ashern – Lundar, 1-204-768-2072, 866-323-3593.
BAYLISS: Mrs. Jean Bayliss of Porcupine Plain, SK. and formerly of Gainsborough, SK., passed away at the Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK. on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the age of 81. Jean is survived by her family: Cecil of Carnduff, Glen (Janie) of Carnduff, Verne (Sherry) of Carnduff, Linda (Bob) Haight of Porcupine Plain, SK. Craig (Marlynne) of Herbert, SK., Marvin (Bev) of Gainsborough, Jay (Betty) of Antler; thirteen grandchildren, fifteen great- grandchildren; brother Jim Middlemiss of Mirror, AB., also numerous nieces and nephews. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm from the Knox United Church, Gainsborough, SK., with Mrs. Bev Ireland officiating. Interment will take place at the Winlaw Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be given to the Gainsborough Health Auxiliary Memorial Fund Box 420 Gainsborough, SK. S0C 0Z0. Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home, Carnduff, SK. (306) 482-3309.
To send condolences or special memories to the family,please visit: www.redpathfuneralhome.com
McPHAIL: Shirley Jean (nee Dowker), passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon. Shirley was born March 13, 1931 at the Boissevain hospital to parents Goldie and Annie Dowker. She grew up on the family farm just north of Waskada, Manitoba. After her schooling she moved to Brandon for work and met Archie, they were married December 27, 1958. Shirley is survived by her husband Archie, son Alex, daughter-in-law Sylvia and their children Caroline and Katie, daughter Darlene, son-in-law George McPherson and their children Mitchell and Nicola, sister Helen Hannah, sisters-in-law Donna Agnew and Edith McPhail, as well as extended family members. She was predeceased by her parents, Goldie and Annie Dowker, sister Margaret Ross, brother Clinton Dowker, brothers-in-law Ron McPhail, Mac McPhail, Dick Ross, Doug Hannah, Hinds Agnew and Archie’s parents Alex and Effie McPhail. A private interment will be held at Humesville Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, friends who desire may make a donation in memory of Shirley to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation “A Sense of Home”, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB, R7A 2B3 or to Humesville Cemetery, R.M. of Elton, Forrest, MB, R0K 0W0.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
KUZENKO: Lawrence Peter, July 14, 1936 - February 11, 2012. It’s with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lawrence, after a short illness, at BRHC. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Micki, step son Shane, daughter-in-law Doris, granddaughter Serenity, and sister Eva, niece Kathy, brother-in-law Clare Wheaton, Patti Wheaton and family, sister-in-law Joyce Hebditch of B.C. Also, his Aunt Julie and Aunt Lena and his nieces and nephews. Lawrence also enjoyed his close circle of family and friends, Myron Kuzenko, Sharla Brennen, Amanda Kuzenko, Nestor, Myrna Pushka and family and Alymer and Pat Sawchuk. His special Brandon “Mac” friends and all his Rossburn friends. Lawrence was predeceased by his father and mother, William and Mary Kuzenko, his brother Murray Kuzenko and his first wife, Evangeline Kuzenko. A family viewing at Rae’s Funeral Home in Shoal Lake at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 17th and burial at 1:00 p.m. graveside at Glen Elmo in Rossburn, Manitoba. Flowers gratefully declined, and donations to the new Cancer Care Home in Brandon, in his memory will be greatly accepted, or a charity of choice.
JUDD: The death of Robert Lyle Judd of Brandon occurred on Monday, February 13, 2012 at Hillcrest Place with his family by his side. Left to cherish Lyle's memory are his children Chuck (Judy), Brian (Leanne), Greg (Christine) and Lori Grebinski (Allen). The Ceremony to Celebrate Lyle's Life will be held at Central United Church, 327 - 8th Street on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Joe Ball will officiate. Interment at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Lyle may be made to The Brandon Humane Society, 2200 17th Street East, Brandon, MB, R7A 7M6 or Hillcrest Place, Palliative Care Room, 930 26th Street, Brandon, MB, R7B 2B8.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
CLARK: Juliana (Jule) V. Clark, 85 of Eau Claire, WI passed away peacefully, February 9th, 2012 in Eau Claire, WI. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on December 26th 1926 to the late James R. and Vera (McGregor) McMillan. Her childhood was spent growing up in the Foxwarren, Manitoba area. Jule graduated from the Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing in 1949 and went on to work as an RN at Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. She remained there until 1953 when she returned to Manitoba, Canada and married the love of her life, James (Jim) H. Clark. In 1976, Jim’s job brought them to Deforest, WI where they lived for many years. As a life long member of Beta Sigma Phi, she built friendships that lasted throughout her lifetime. She was an avid sport enthusiast, fiercely loyal to her Packers and Brewers. In her later years, Jule moved to Oakwood Hills Independent living where her outgoing personality and bingo prowess made her a favorite among the residents. Jule is survived by her children; Jeff Clark of Billings Montana; Patti (Mike) Harrington of Eau Claire, WI; and Lori (Les) Clark-Borchardt of Pepin, WI; and grandchildren Shaina Olson of New York, NY; Brennan Olson of Roseville, MN; and Chelsea Wilfong of Eau Claire, WI. Jule is preceded in death by her husband, Jim. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Daniel Burns and the staff at the Albert J. and Judith A. Dunlap Cancer Center for their caring concern and support for Jule. Also, a heartfelt thank you to the dedicated staff at Oakwood Hills Independent Living, Jule loved her time there. A memorial service is planned for early May at the United Church of Christ in Windsor, WI. Interment will be in the Windsor Congregational Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home and Crematory in Eau Claire is serving the family.715-830-5470.
To send your condolence to the family, please see our obituaries at www.evergreenfuneralhome.com.
QUIRIE: Rose (Rosetta) Paterson Noble Quirie. Rose passed away peacefully on February 9th, 2012 at the age of 87. She was born in Aberdeen, Scotland and married Jack/Scotty (John) Quirie in Aberdeen. Jack, Rose and their two Daughters Joyce and Dianne (born in Aberdeen) came to Canada in 1951 residing in Selkirk, Dauphin, Brandon and settled in Dauphin where their third daughter Rosetta was born. Rose was predeceased by her mom Jean, Dad John, Brother Alex and her husband Jack/Scottie on Hogmanay (New Years Eve) 1989 after 47 years of Marriage. Rose is survived by her three daughters and their families, Joyce Neyedly (Lorne), Dianne Koshowski (Stan), Rosetta Matthews (Glenn); Grand children Jodi Neyedly(Wes), Jonathan Neyedly, Keith Neyedly (Jenn), Micheal and Duane Koshowski, Michelle and Mitchel Matthews; three great grandchildren Darrion, Sam and Annabelle; relatives and friends in Scotland, England, Australia, New Zealand, Dauphin, across Canada and United States. Rose attended Old Aberdeen School and Sunnybank Intermediate School. She met Jack when they worked together at Eddie and Clubbs Bakery. During the war she worked in the Munitions Factory. After settling in Canada Rose worked alongside Jack at Westren Bakery. She was active in St. Machers Cathedral of the Church of Scotland and the Order of the Eastern Star, in Aberdeen, Scotland. She was also active in many organizations in Manitoba including Selkirk Knox Presbyterian Church, OES, IODE, United Church Women’s Auxiliary, Lionelles, Legion Auxiliary, Dauphin Legion, Shrinettes, Hospital Auxiliary, Dauphin Allied Arts Council, Meals on Wheels and she was a dedicated Canvasser. Many thanks to all who helped her through the illnesses including Dr. L. Stephen, Dr. A. Lysak, Dr. M. Penrose, Dr. Irving, Dr. Harris and all other doctors, nurses and caregivers. In mom’s words to friends and neighbors and to my family “thank you all”. Flowers are gratefully declined and in lieu, donations may be made in Rose’s memory to Cancer Research, Kidney Foundation or the Heart & Stroke foundation. The Family is grateful for the caring and support of friends and Dr. Kish, Dr. Monkman, Dr. Decosse and the Palliative Care Team, Dauphin Regional Health Centre. A funeral service will be held at the United Church, Dauphin, Manitoba on February 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Sneath-Strilchuk Funeral service had care of the arrangements.
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