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Obituaries

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GULLETT: Bernice Anna Gullett of Brandon, beloved wife of Jack Gullett, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at the age of 74 years. A memorial service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. The interment will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M6. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
2009-03-19 issue of the Brandon Sun

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COOK: Freda Glenda Cook of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, passed away peacefully at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon on Monday, March 16, 2009 at the age of 74 years. Freda was born to Isabel Paul and Archie Essie on December 19, 1934. She was born and raised in Sioux Valley along with her brothers and sisters. Freda is survived by her sister Victoria and brother Karl. She was predeceased by her beloved brothers and sisters, Herman, Jerome, Cecilia and Mary (Flossie). While working at a diner, she met her husband, David Cook, who has predeceased her. Freda had 11 beautiful children – she was predeceased by her son Kenny, and is survived by Melvin, Edith (Ken), Dave, Jim (Remona), Linda, Lorrie (Donald), Debbie, Thomas (Kitty), Anthony (Kristen), Stephanie (Dean). Stephanie was raised by her grandmother Freda since she was a baby. Freda took her as one of her own. Freda was a very kind, caring woman who lived by the traditional ways, while residing in Oak Lake and Brandon for a while, she eventually moved to her home in Sioux Valley. She enjoyed getting together with some of the ladies from Sioux Valley to play Keno and an occasional game of Bingo. She also liked beading, watching movies and feeding the birds that visited her deck. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and going to pow-wows to watch her boys dance. She enjoyed attending traditional sundances, sweats and ceremonies. We have shared many good times with our sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will forever be remembered and loved by the many people whose hearts she has touched. Big thanks to Eugene Ross and Rose Essie – you have been a big help – thank you for your love and support, the family appreciates you both. Thanks to Rachelle Wilk and the nurses on A-3 at the Assiniboine Centre and the Dakota Oyate Lodge. Traditional services and funeral to follow at the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Band Hall on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2W8 or to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
2009-03-19 issue of the Brandon Sun

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BURGESS: Joan B. Burgess, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at the Assiniboine Centre, Brandon surrounded by her family. Funeral arrangements are pending. Full obituary to follow.
2009-03-19 issue of the Brandon Sun

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WATSON: Edwin “Toad” Watson passed away on March 16, 2009 at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 77 years. Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at The Bend Cemetery, Strathclair, Manitoba. Donations may be made to Minnedosa Palliative Care Service or the Canadian Liver Foundation. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
2009-03-18 issue of the Brandon Sun

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SCRIBNER: Stanley. Stan was born March 18, 1929 in Ninette, Manitoba to Thornton and Julia Scribner, youngest of 11 children. He passed away December 13, 2008 at the Assiniboine Centre, Brandon. Stan married Mary, our mother, they were married March 17, 1956. Together they raised three children, Frank, Laurie and Kimberly. Stan was predeceased by his wife, Mary, March 7, 1998, by Kim’s partner George in 2007. He is survived by son Frank, Frank’s common-law wife Diane, step-grandchildren Scott, wife Rachelle, step-great- grandchildren Hailey, Janelle. Step-granddaughter Jennifer and husband Charles, step- great-granddaughter Brooke. Daughter Laurie (husband Steve passed away February 2009). Laurie’s family Tracy and great-granddaughter Megan. Grandson Jason and Alexa, and great-grandson Arron Scribner; and Kim’s family, Carter, Cassidy and Cassey. Stan is also survived by brother Raymond and sister Eva.
2009-03-18 issue of the Brandon Sun

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FRASER: Elizabeth Warda (Meadows) passed away peacefully, her family at her side, at Fairview Home in Brandon on March 14, 2009 at 90 years of age. Mom was born May 28, 1918 on the home farm in the Odanah Municipality and spent her early years there. After finishing her Grade 12 in Minnedosa, she attended Brandon College and received her Bachelor of Arts. When the war started, Mom moved to Toronto to work for the Inspection Board and it was there that she met and married Ted in 1943. In 1945, they headed west and farmed near Minnedosa, eventually ending up back on the home farm. In 1960, Mom and Dad moved to Brandon so that Mom could return to college where she received her Education Degree. She taught school in Shilo, and at BCI in Brandon until retiring in 1970. At this time, Mom and Dad enjoyed traveling, Shrine activities, golfing and spending time with their family. Mom also enjoyed bowling and her bridge clubs. She will be sadly missed by her children: Jane (Michael) Hyduk, Harry (Pat) Fraser, Dianne (Brent) Singleton and Jo Ann (Rennie) Etches-Thiessen. Her pride and joy were her grandchildren: Kelly (Dave), Christopher, Katy, Danielle (April), Matthew, Brittany, Serena, and her great-grandchildren: Alexis, Spencer and Skyler. She is also survived by her sister Alixe Ryles of Brandon, and sisters-in-law Doris Meadows of Kenora and Rosalie Fraser of Cornwall, Ontario, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mom was predeceased by her husband Ted and an infant daughter, her parents Janey and Harry Meadows, an infant sister, her brother Murray Meadows and brothers-in-law Thomas Ryles and Alan Fraser, and niece Alison Ryles. As per Mom’s request, a private family service was held at graveside on March 17th. Donations in Mom's memory may be made to the Sun Fund for Kids.
2009-03-18 issue of the Brandon Sun

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DOWSETT: Harry Lyle Dowsett of Minnedosa, MB passed away on March 16, 2009 at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 74 years. Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Minnedosa Community Conference Centre, Minnedosa, Manitoba. Interment will take place at the Minnedosa Cemetery. Donations may be made to Minnedosa Palliative Care Service or to CancerCare Manitoba. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
2009-03-18 issue of the Brandon Sun

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BACHEWICH: Morris (Sam) Bachewich of Sandy Lake passed away at the Minnedosa Health Centre on Monday, March 16, 2009 at the age of 66 years. Morris is survived by his mother Rosie Bachewich of Sandy Lake, brothers: Ernie (Anne) Bachewich of Sandy Lake, Ron (Julie) Bachewich of Kelowna, B.C., sisters: Frances Kuzmak of Sandy Lake, Helen (Les) Lewandoski of Sandy Lake, Sonia (Blair) Hasiuk of Brandon, Patricia (Don) Babiak of Brandon. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. from the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church, Sandy Lake with interment following in the parish cemetery. Prayers will be said from the church Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. with Fr. Emil Kardasinec officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Sandy Lake Personal Care Home, Pave the Park fund. Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to raesfs@mts.net Rae’s Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of arrangements. (204) 759-2160.
2009-03-18 issue of the Brandon Sun

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LAWN: Blanche Elizabeth Lawn, beloved wife of the late George Lawn, mother of Jim (Karen) and Ron (Glenda), and grandmother of Kurt and Mark; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba on Friday, March 13, 2009 at 85 years of age. A service of celebration and a reception for friends and family will be held at the Isabella Community Hall, Isabella, Manitoba on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. A family interment service will be held at the Isabella Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Blanche’s memory to CancerCare Manitoba, P.O. Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 9Z9 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B 10th St, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7. Messages of condolence can be sent to the Lawn family at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
2009-03-17 issue of the Brandon Sun

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KENWORTHY: Mrs. Anna Gerhard Kenworthy of Brandon, passed away at her residence, Valleyview Care Centre, on Friday, March 13, 2009 at the age of 90 years. A private graveside service will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. The family will celebrate Anna’s life at her sister Mary’s home in Winnipeg at a later date. Anna is survived by her daughter Marion (Greg) Vallis of Valemount, B.C., son Tom Kenworthy of Thailand and grandchildren Lucas, Alicia, Shani and Sherry. Ann was predeceased by her husband Walter Kenworthy in 1986. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations in memory of Anna may be made to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
2009-03-17 issue of the Brandon Sun

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ADAMSKI: On Saturday, February 21, 2009, Frank Michael Adamski passed away in Edmonton, Alberta, at the age of 79 years. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, Brandon. Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of Frank’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2009 at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, Brandon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frank’s name to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, #1-613-10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G6.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
2009-03-17 issue of the Brandon Sun

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SHURVELL: James, Wesley passed away Friday, March 13, 2009 in Westman Nursing Home, Virden, Manitoba at the age of 95 years. Wesley Shurvell was born in Beulah, Manitoba on October 12, 1913 to Herbert and Annie Shurvell. He was predeceased by his first wife, Merle Bardwell, daughter Sandra, brothers Terry, Clifford, Murray, Arthur, William and Lloyd Shurvell. Wesley is survived by his loving wife Norma, sisters Doreen Whyte, Olive Thorkelson, and brother Earle (Marcia) Shurvell, sons Ron (Helen), Jim (Vivian), Kelvin (Debbie Wright), son-in-law Stan Bryant (Bonnie), daughters-in-law Sheila Lockhart (Art) and Judy Campbell (Colin), 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Wesley began his career repairing and painting grain elevators in various towns in southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In 1937 Wes obtained the position of Grain Buyer at Dalny, Manitoba and Alameda, Saskatchewan for Western Canada Flour Mills. Wesley joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as a wireless operator/air gunner in 1942. He trained and served in Canada and the European Theatre. On June 28, 1944 Wesley was shot down over Metz, France. He evaded capture and was repatriated with the British to fly from Orly Airport, France to London, England arriving on September 8, 1944. In 1945 Wesley joined the Winnipeg Post Office. He retired in 1976 as Postmaster at Norwood Grove in St. Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 1975 Wesley married Norma Bryant and they resided in Miniota, Manitoba. Wes and Norma spent 16 winters in Apache Junction, Arizona, and three winters in B.C. Wes and Norma spent many happy hours camping and fishing. Wesley also enjoyed the sport of golf (especially the 19th hole). A service of remembrance will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at Holy Trinity Church in Miniota at 2:00 p.m.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wesley’s name to any charity of choice. We wish to thank the staff of the Westman Nursing Home for the kindness and special care given to Wes during his stay there. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744
Messages of condolence to the Shurvell Family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca
2009-03-16 issue of the Brandon Sun

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LEBID: Caroline of Brandon, beloved mother of Mildred Hykawy and Pat MacAulay, passed away peacefully at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon on Friday, March 13, 2009 at the age of 91 years. Caroline was born to Alex and Maria Galan on October 17, 1917 in the R.M. of Strathclair, Manitoba. She was raised on a farm with two older brothers, Mike and Steve, and two younger brothers, Peter and Harry. Caroline was raised in Wisla and attended school there until grade nine. She attended church at Dolyny. She married John Lebid in 1937 and they farmed at Seech until 1955. They moved to Oak River where she worked at the egg grading station for about ten years. Caroline then went on to work at both the Rivers and Shilo Army Bases. She retired and moved to Brandon in 1989. Caroline belonged to the Ukrainian Catholic Church at Seech, Rivers and St. Mary’s in Brandon. She enjoyed her time curling at the Oak River Curling Club, as well as gardening, crocheting, knitting, lawn bowling and watching hockey, baseball and soccer. Caroline is survived by her first daughter Mildred Hykawy, second daughter Pat MacAulay and husband Ron; two grandchildren, Richard and wife Valerie Hykawy and Aaron MacAulay; two great-grandchildren Richard and Angelica Hykawy. She was predeceased by her parents Alex and Maria Galan, husband John in 1992 and all four of her brothers, Mike, Steve, Peter and Harry. Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The Divine Liturgy will be held at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 927 Assiniboine Avenue, Brandon on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Father Michael Tkachuk as Celebrant and Stella Fedeniuk as Cantor. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Carol may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation “Assiniboine Centre”, 150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
2009-03-16 issue of the Brandon Sun

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YOUNG: Lilian Isobel Young, beloved wife of the late Bob Young and mother of Margaret (Hugh) Fraser, Roberta (D’Arcy) Harmacy, Eddie (Margie), Garry (Wilma), Elva (Murray) Knight, Florence Young; passed away at Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, Manitoba on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 94 years of age. A service to celebrate her life will be held at Campbell Funeral Chapel, Hamiota, Manitoba, on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Isabella Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Lilian’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
Messages of condolence to Lilian’s family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca
Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
2009-03-14 issue of the Brandon Sun

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WILKINSON: Brenda (Robinson). Brenda passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta on March 7, 2009 at the age of 58 years. She is survived by her husband Brian of High River, Alberta, son Brad (Belinda), daughter Deana (Keith) all of Brandon, Manitoba, step daughter Alissa (Keith) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, as well as three grandchildren Dylan, Neely and Kayla and numerous nieces and nephews. Brenda is also survived by her brother Marvin (Eucilla) of Brandon, Manitoba, sister Robin (Jake) of High River, Alberta. She was predeceased by her father Harry, mother Margery and sister Sylvia. A Memorial Service was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, High River, on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Linda Ormson officiated. Interment followed at Highwood Cemetery, High River. Donations in memory of Brenda may be made to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation, #200, 119 - 14th St., S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1Z6. You were a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, auntie, mother- in-law and friend. We will miss you dearly and you will forever be in our hearts.
To email condolences, please visit
www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. Telephone 403-652-2222.
2009-03-14 issue of the Brandon Sun

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