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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 12, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                (STEFANKO) PYBUS GINGRAS Josephine (Jo) Norek, beloved wife of the lateGeorge Eric Landin, passed away peacefully Suddenly, in her Born at Manitou, MB, Peacefully on the John Norek, of Virden, MB passed away atin his sleep on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at the home, on Sunday, May July 6, 1921, passed morning of May 10, Virden Health Centre on Thursday, May 6, 2004Brandon Regional Health Centre. 9, 2004, Mary passed away in White Rock, BC 2004, Charles Joseph at the age of 86. He was the loving father of Arleen Jardine. away.Gingras, aged 95, Funeral services will be held from G. R. on May 7, 2004. He was George was predeceased by his wife of 49 and Mary was born May passed away at St. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden on Friday, the youngest of fourone half years, Elsie Evelyn Landin (nee 27, 1927 in Winnipeg. May 14 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jason Hodson sons of Manitoba pio-Boniface Hospital. McInnes). She was one of a family officiating. Interment will follow in Breadalbane neers Thomas Pybus Remaining to cherish George was born on the family farm near of six children and Cemetery. and Elizabeth (Wray) his memory are his Mulvihill, MB on January 13, 1914, the youngest grew up in the city�s If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be Pybus. Predeceased by wife Margaret of 51 son of the late Erik and Kristina Landin. In his north end and attended made to the Canadian Diabetes Association in his brothers Allin, years of marriage; his middle teens, he left home to work in St. John�s High School. memory of Jo. Clarence and Ernest, daughters Margo Saskatchewan and Manitoba building and She met her husband and survived by his be�(Andy) Kiazyk and Rita repairing grain elevators. Carpentry became his Don, at Grand Beach G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in loved wife Rose (of(Larry) Lewarton; three trade, and he was extremely good at it. When he and married him on July 31, 1948. They raised care of arrangements White Rock) whom he married in August 1942,grandchildren Greg, Alycia and Trevor; as well enlisted in the Canadian Army for a short period three children, while working, which couldn�t son Brian and daughter-in-law Eugena (of Newas his sister Gertrude (Donald) Miller of Ottawa, of time, he was with the Engineer Corp. While in have been an easy task, but they never let us see Westminster, BC), sisters-in-law Vera Pybus (ofsister-in-law Lillian, and many nieces and basic training at Fort William he met Elsie and BARBARA JEAN that it was a challenge at times. She was not onlynephews. Winnipeg, MB), Betty Pybus (of Sarnia, ON),they were married, December 1941. When POLSON our mother, but treated our friends as theirCharlie worked for 46 years with the Sherwin�nieces and nephews. construction slowed in the Winnipeg area, they (nee SOUTH) mother as well. The door was always open andWilliams Paint Co. During the War 1939 to 1945, He served in the Canadian Army for 13 years,moved to Prince Rupert, BC, where he worked in Peacefully onour house was where the neighbourhood kidsCharlie enlisted with the R.C.A.F. and was an seeing action in the Second World War duringthe shipyard, building ships. They returned to Tuesday, May 11, 2004 came to listen to Kevin�s band practices or justaerial photographer. the invasion of Sicily and in the campaignsWinnipeg, where he worked for different at the Grace General hang out. Because she had such an easy-going through Italy and in North-West Europe. Follow-His great love of books and the importance he construction companies. During the winter Hospital, at the age of nature she made them all feel welcome. ing his service he entered business, enjoying aplaced on education are gifts he gave to his months he worked for his brothers-in-law, Ed 81 years. Mary worked at Eaton�s and then the Canadi�successful career in Winnipeg as a realtor andchildren and grandchildren. and Bill McInnes at their logging sites in the Big She is survived byan Wheat Board where she retired from in 1986. mortgage broker, and together with his brotherHe had several hobbies during his lifetime; Whiteshell area, while Elsie cooked for the crew. her three lovingShe enjoyed her retirement, spending her sum�photography, bird-watching, jelly making, and Clarence built what was in its day the largestGeorge worked the last 15 years, prior to his children, Catherine mers at the family cottage with her husbandgenealogy were his favourites. private mortgage company in Manitoba. Heretirement in 1979, with the Manitoba Civil Motriuk and her Don, her children, grandchildren and friends, briefly retired at 45, found it not much to his lik-He valued his church and cultural community. Service. He had been a long time member of the husband Bill of where again, the door was always open. ing and returned to the business world for an-He was active in and served on the executive of Carpenters Union and the Royal Canadian Winnipeg, Barbara Our mother was a very devoted, loving person many organizations: St. Thomas More other 10 years. Of all his achievements duringLegion. He enjoyed bowling and curling. Teatro of Portland, OR, who also had a feisty nature that made herChaplaincy, St. Paul�s Library Guild, Heritage his career, the one he was proudest of was hisGeorge was predeceased by: his parents; his Robert and his wife Marlene of Winnipeg; and unique and unforgettable when you met her. WeCredit Union (now Cambrian), Sherwin-Williams reputation for integrity: once given, his wordbrothers, Pete, Oscar, Axel and Albin; sisters, her grandchildren, Bill and Lindsay Motriuk, will all miss her. Old Guard, Credit Institute of Canada, and St. was quite literally his bond. Victoria, Selma, Olga and Anna. He is survived Jennifer, Stephanie and Kimberly Teatro, and Mary is survived by her son Kevin; son Keith Boniface Historical Society. In his day Dad came to know Premiers andby his daughter, Arleen; son-in-law Tom; Trevor and Jason Polson. She is survived by her (Gerrie); daughter Darlene (Bob); andMass of Christian Burial to celebrate his life paupers, the great and the humble, the privi�grandsons, Darryl (Monika), Scott (Lili), Rodney nieces and nephews, Mardie Newton, Bill grandchildren, Nicole, Ken, Colin and Dana. will be held on Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. at leged and the deprived. To him, each was indis-Marshall, Bruce Marshall, Dorie Billich and(Carrie); great-grandchildren, Thomas, She was predeceased by her husband Don in St. Thomas More Chapel, 66 Birchdale Ave., with tinguishable, a human being who deserved re�their families. Kathleen, Gabriel and Dylan. He also leaves 1995, father John, mother Sophie, brother Nick spect in equal measure, irregardless of his orFather Lucien Roy presiding. She was predeceased by her husbandmany nephews and nieces and their children, all and sister Anne. Dr. Robert Polson, in 1990; her parents, Nelson In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her station in life. Position, origin or belief wereof whom were very special to him. A memorial service will be held on Friday, and Marion South; and her sister EleanorCharlie�s memory to CancerCare Manitoba, all of no consequence: it was the individual whoA private graveside ceremony will be held at a May 14 at 2:00 p.m, at Cropo Funeral Chapel, Marshall. 1160-675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E was important to him. He had a special affection later date. 1442 Main St. Barbara was a lifelong resident of Winnipeg. 0V9 or to St. Thomas More Building Fund, in for those who struggled against all odds to makeFlowers are gratefully declined. Friends who She attended Riverbend School (Balmoral Hall)care of Holy Cross Church, 252 Dubuc St., a better life for themselves and their families,wish make a donation in memory of George to a CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL where she made many cherished, lastingWinnipeg, MB R2H 1E3. and he went to extraordinary lengths to help. In charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may 586-8044 friendships. After completing high school sheThe family would like to extend heartfelt 1975 he and Rose relocated to White Rock. be forwarded to memorieschapel@mts.net. went on to graduate from the Winnipeg GeneralCONNIE MARTIN thanks to Dr. Nason at CancerCare and the He was a keen traveller, and it became an an-Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Hospital as a Registered Nurse in 1945. She(nee McKINNON) Radiation Staff. A special thanks to the staff on nual tradition that he and Rose and close friends Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330. worked as a nurse in the Children�s Hospital,1921 - 2004 6A South and nurse Tammy on C.V.T., Dr. B. took up residence in Palm Springs every winter, Deer Lodge Hospital, T. Eaton Company, as wellPeacefully on May 9, Kvern and Dr. R. Anderson. pursuing sunshine and golf. A superb athlete in What is a Father? as two years with Trans Canada Airlines as aMother�s day, 2004, atMany thanks to all the transportation his youth, Dad enjoyed all sports throughout hisA father is a person that is forced stewardess prior to her marriage in 1951. Concordia Hospital in volunteers. life and in particular became a familiar and for�to endure childbirth without an anesthetic. Barbara was an active member of KappaWinnipeg with her fam�midable figure on the links. He was a devotedA father is a person that growls "One who lives for others Kappa Gamma Sorority, the Junior League ofily at her side, our won-Freemason (Scottish Rite) and an enthusiasticwhen he feels good�and serves-never dies." Winnipeg, and the Winnipeg Winter Club whilederful mother was member of Khartoum Shrine Temple�s Cycle Es�and laughs aloud when scared half to death. she raised her three children. Once her children released into the loving cort. It would be difficult to find a more passion-The Desjardins Funeral Chapel in care of A father never feels worthy of the were grown, she fulfilled her dream of returningarms of Jesus. ate booster of Shriner�s Hospitals for Sickarrangements, 233-4949 or toll free worship in a child�s eyes. to school, graduating in 1983 with her BachelorConnie will be great-Children. 1-888-233-4949. He�s never quite the hero his daughter of Arts (Anthropology) Degree from thely missed by her son Life for Dad was a fascinating journey of high believes him to be. University of Winnipeg, the proud recipient ofFamily and friends are invited to Fred Martin (Carolyn); adventure, and adventures he had in great quan-So he works too hard to try and several undergraduate scholarships. sign the Book of Condolences at her daughter Donna tity. Yet he always retained a sense of humilitysmooth the rough places in the road Barbara was a devoted wife, mother,www.obituariestoday.com. Neufeld (Bob); and grandchildren, Caryn and gratefulness, even for the smallest of kind�for those of his own who will follow him. grandmother and aunt. We will miss her counsel,Vanhemert (Martin), Dan Martin, Christopher nesses that many of the rest of us would take forA father is a man that gets very angry love and great stories of summer life at theMartin, Shawn Martin, Catherine Cooney granted. In the best traditions of philanthropy,when the first school grades family cottage at Falcon Lake. (Neufeld), Tim Neufeld, Jon Neufeld and great�his generosity was quietly given with no expec�aren�t as good as he thinks they should be. The family wishes to express their thanks tograndchildren, Steve Vanhemert, Carina tation of repayment. His one condition was thatHe scolds his daughter, though he knows the staff and new found friends at the Westha-Vanhemert, Kristen Vanhemert, Ciaran Martin, when the recipient was able, to in turn helpit�s the teacher�s fault. ven Retirement Residence, to all her home careKayla Cooney and Nathan Cooney. Also surviv�someone else. Fathers are who give daughters away workers, and the staff of the Grace Generaling are her sisters, Mildred Hutchings He was greatly loved and will be missed byto other men, Hospital for making her final days so(Toronto), Veryle Gates (Winnipeg), Joyce Beck many. so they can have grandchildren comfortable. A special thanks to Sandy, her(Tucson) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. For those who wish to celebrate the life of awho are smarter than anybody�s. morning "sunshine" and Cecilia, her eveningConnie was predeceased by three brothers, remarkable man, a service will be held at theI don�t know where a father "angel".George, Doug and Bob McKinnon. Connie was Chapel of Victory Memorial Park Funeralgoes when he dies. In keeping with Barbara�s wishes, a privateborn in Thunder Bay (Fort William) Ontario on Centre, 14831-28th Ave., Surrey on Friday, MayBut I�ve an idea that after a good family service will be held. In lieu of flowers,June 29, 1921 where she spent her early years. 14, at 11:00 a.m., with burial to follow. Visitation rest...wherever it is, donations in Barbara�s memory may be made toConnie served during the Second World War time will be held on Thursday, May 13, from 7:00he won�t just sit on a cloud, the Heart and Stroke Foundation Of Manitoba,as a Wren at which time she married Frederick p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Victory Memorial Parkbut with the girl he�s loved, Suite 200, 6 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB R3LHungar who predeceased her in 1949. She mar-Funeral Centre. In lieu of flowers donations towait for the child she bore. GEORGE (GYORGY) FLORIAN 0K6.ried George Martin in 1953 and then lived in St. John�s Presbyterian Church of White Rock orKORCSMAROS He�ll be busy there too... Thunder Bay/Schreiber area until his death in any charity of your choice, would beTHOMSONPassed away peacefully on May 9, 2004 at the repairing the stairs, 1983. Since 1985 she lived out the rest of her life appreciated. Funeral Chapels - 669 Broadway - 783-7211 age of 83 years at home. oiling the gates, improving the streets, close to her daughter and sister in Winnipeg. SheGeorge will be fondly remembered by his smoothing the way. VICTORY MEMORIAL PARK was active in music, singing, painting, crafts, ELIZABETH loving wife of 58 years, Magda (Kuti) who FUNERAL CENTRE sewing, hospitality, church and family,ADAM OTTO LUTZ "BETH" RITCHIE shared a loving and loyal relationship through 604-536-6522 especially with her grandchildren and greatWith great sadness Peacefully, onall of their married life. He also leaves his chil�grandchildren. She was a loving, caring WILLIAM "BILL" RUTHERFORD we announce the pass-Monday, May 10, 2004, dren, son George Jr. (Lorraine), daughter Jac-Christian who blessed all who came her way. With profound sadness we announce theing of our beloved Elizabeth Ritchie, aged queline (Ron) Campo, and daughter Violet (Bob) The family thanks Dr. H. Neufeld and Concordia peaceful passing of our father, grandfather andhusband, father, grand�74 passed away atSandford; grandchildren, Pamela (James) Elias, Hospital staff for extending loving care. great-grandfather, Bill Rutherford on Saturday,father, and great�home. Lisa, Jenny, Sarah, Brandon, Cameron, Reid, The funeral service will be held Friday, May May 8, 2004 at the age of 88, at Eastgate Lodge in grandfather on May 8, She was predeceased Amery, and Landon; great-grandchildren, 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Berean Baptist Church, 2252004 at the age of 85 at Beausejour, MB. Surrounded by family heby her parents, Judson Rachel, Jenna and Stephanie. Sutton Ave., North Kildonan. Interment will bethe Misericordia Health passed over to join his wife Dorothy on the dateand Elizabeth George and Magda immigrated to Canada held at a later date in Thunder Bay, ON. Centre with his loving of their wedding anniversary 67 years ago. WeMcCallum. from Hungary in 1957 settling in Winnipeg wife Mamie at his side would like to express the family�s gratitudeBeth will be lovingly where they raised their family. In the later part Arrangements entrusted to: of 53 years. towards the caring and compassionate staff ofremembered by herof his life he worked for the Provincial VOYAGE FUNERAL HOME He is also survived Eastgate Lodge for the long term care extendedhusband of 53 years,Government as a cabinet maker and retired in & CREMATORIUM by his daughter Linda to him. Alex; children, Michael 1986. 220 Hespeler Avenue (Halif); son Leslie He is survived by his son Michael (Sandy);(Helen), Doreen, and John (Joanne);George was an avid violinist who played for 668-3151 (Barbara); grandchildren, Loni, Lateef, Alex, daughter-in-law Stella; grandchildren, Kellygrandchildren, Rick, Dave, Greg, Scott, Dylan many concerts and was a member of the Carrie, Shawna; great-grandchildren, Ilyssia, Boyce (Ron), Kathy Rutherford, Lisa ThomasWALTER and Lauren; and great-granddaughter Delilah. Manitoba Conservatory of Music. He loved Riker; as well as his sister Mary. (Trevor), Shannon Schuerbeke (James), PatriciaRODEWALD She is also survived by her brothers, Donaldspending time at the cottage with his family and Adam was predeceased by his father Jacob Penner (Jason), Jim Rutherford, GaryIt is with sadness (Clare) and Dan; and sister Shirley Swan. grandchildren, where he also enjoyed bee and mother Amelia; brother Jack; sisters, Betty, Rutherford (Virgelene); and many great�that we announce the Beth spent her working career as a fosterkeeping and gardening. Ida, Rosie; and father and mother-in-law, Paul grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters,passing of our dear hus�mother and care giver to many children. In herMemorial service will be held on Friday, and Francis Liszczynski. Clara Powell (Wallace), Doris Roberts; brotherband and father, aged later years Beth and Alex enjoyed their timeMay 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, Edward Rutherford (Margo); and nieces and75 years, on May 9, 2004 spent at White Mouth Falls, and wintering in 1442 Main St. Family and friends are invited to Goodbye my family my life has passed. I nephews. at the Victoria General Yuma, AZ. Mom had a love for pets, enjoyedthe Hungarian House, 443 Selkirk Ave. after loved you all to the very last, always continue to William is predeceased by his wife Dorothy,Hospital. Left to bingo and playing cards with friends at the lake. interment in Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. love each other, for my sake, for those you love son Gary and one brother Robert who passedcherish his memory are She was a longtime member of the UnitedIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made in don�t go away. They walk beside you everyday. away one year ago. his loving wife of 48 Church and most recently at St. Vital UnitedGeorge�s memory to a charity of one�s choice. Father, father-in-law, grandpa and great grand-Bill started working for McCabe Grainyears, Betty and their Church. pa.CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL Company as general manager and in 1953 hetwo daughters Linda Memorial service will be held on Friday,586-8044 joined his brother-in-law Wallace Powell whoFuneral service will be held on Friday, May 14 and Judy. May 14 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Road United had acquired Breen Motors. Century Motorsat 2:00 p.m. in Green Acres Funeral Chapel, He will be missed by Church, 613 St. Mary's Rd., a reception willMARY KOWAL LTD. and Prairie Reman LTD were then formedHwy. #1 E. at Navin Road, with Tony Markham his brother Louis (Linda) of Emerson, sisters-in�follow at church. Interment will take place at a(BELSKI) officiating. Viewing will be held one hour prior and Bill rose from general manager to chairman law Irene of Emerson and Ann (Don) Ranchie of later date. August 19, 1916 �to the service. of the board culminating in his retirement in California, brother-in-law Frank Horner of In lieu of flowers donations can be made to theMay 6, 2004 Pallbearers: Harvey Bergner, Larry and 1990. Bill was well known and respected in theCalgary and many special nieces, nephews and Heart and Stroke Foundation, Suite 200, 6 Don-Peacefully with her Dennis Larke, Vernon Ycyshyn, Ken McInnis, auto industry serving as past president of thecousins. He was predeceased by his parents Otto ald St., Winnipeg, MB R3L 0K6 or a charity ofdaughters at her side, Manny Borges. Manitoba Dealer Council. He also was a Mason and Rosalie, brothers Robert and Herbert, sister your choice. Mary Kowal passed In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a and member of Khartum Temple. Hilda and sister-in-law Verna. away on Thursday, charity of your choice or to the Canadian Arrangements entrusted to: Bill and Dorothy enjoyed many winters asWalter was born on February 12, 1929 andMay 6, 2004. She was Diabetes Association, Heart & Stroke CHAPEL LAWN FUNERAL HOME residents of LongBoat Key, FL. spent his childhood on the family farm nearpredeceased by her Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, Manitoba CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM A private family service will be held at ChapelEmerson. He began his formal education at thehusband Fred. Divisions. 885-9715 Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave. University of Manitoba and after graduatingMary leaves to My sincere thanks to the Misericordia Health In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in with his B.Sc and B.Paed degrees in 1953, hemourn her passing and Centre management staff and the 5th floor south memoriam to the Alzheimer Society oftaught the science program in Dominion City EDWARD ALBERT SMITH to cherish her memory nurses, care-givers you know who you are, for Winnipeg, Unit 10-120 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB High School for three years. In 1956, Walter and "SMITTY" daughters, Joyce providing shelter and comfort that was very R3J 0L3 Betty were married and shortly after he went on December 11, 1917 - May 10, 2004 Limerick and husband Don, Lynne Spruston and easy and accessible for me. I wish to thank to graduate studies in Chemistry. He joined the It is with deep sadness that we announce thehusband Donald; her grandchildren, Heather Donald Plett and Teresa Campbell for their Arrangements entrusted to: Chemistry Department at the University of passing of our beloved husband, father,(Robert Larabie), Karen (Michael Convery), spiritual care and emotional support, and Ad-CHAPEL LAWN FUNERAL HOME Manitoba as a Lecturer and completed his grandfather and great-grandfather, EdwardKerri (Mark Gilbert) and Susan; great�am�s own special spiritual supporters who came CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM education with a M.Sc and a Ph.D. In 1963 Walter Smith on Monday, May 10, 2004 at the Seven grandchildren, Andrew and Jaime Convery; four to visit, Wally and Louise Joba, Mary Willis, 885-9715 accepted the position of Head of the Chemistry Oaks General Hospital. He passed awaysisters-in-law, Anne Kowal, Teena Bodner, Dave Lenych, Allen Zelmer, Tony Markham. Department at Brandon University and during peacefully with his family at his bedside. Emma Kowal and Olga Belski; one brother-in-And others in my time of need comforted me. Family and friends are invited to sign thethis time he enjoyed a year of postdoctoral Ed was predeceased by his parents, Ernestlaw John Kowal and wife Jean; and many nieces Book of Condolence at www.chapellawn.mb.ca. studies at Florida State University inJehovah God saw you getting weary, and Theofile Smith; brothers, Rueben and Er�and nephews. Tallahassee. And a cure was not to be. win; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Easler and Al Holst-Mary and her husband owned and operated After 10 years at Brandon University, WalterHe knew that you were suffering, ed; and sister-in-law Betty Smith. their own grocery store "Collegiate Grocery" and Betty decided to enter the business worldSo he wrapped you in his loving arms. Ed will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of(across the street from Daniel McIntyre High and developed a Rodeway Inn chain of motelsAnd he closed your weary eyes, 62 years, Pearl; son Ernest "Jack" of Morinville,School) for 35 years. We will always remember and built two Smitty�s restaurant franchises. ItHe did what he thought was best, AB; daughters, Faith (Don) Putasnick and Donna EMMA VAN ELSLANDER and cherish her sense of humour, hearty laugh, was an exciting and satisfying time in his lifeHe came and stood beside you,(Bryan) Orobko; sister Anne Easler of On May 8, 2004, Mrs. Emma Van Elslander, ajokes, special perogies, crocheting and her and led to many cherished friendships and and whispered, Vancouver, BC; and sister-in-law Mae Holsted of longtime resident of Kamloops, passed away atkindness towards everyone. experiences. "Come and rest, peace be thine." Barhead, AB; as well as his eight grandchildren, the age of 91 years. Survived by her lovingMary was a longtime member of St. Josephat Walter was a loyal sports fan and afterYou tried so hard to stay with us, but, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and family, one son Albert (Josie) Van Elslander ofand St. Basil Ukrainian Churches. She was retiring in Winnipeg, he and his brothersJehovah God took you in His loving arms nephews. Kamloops; four granddaughters, Suzanne (Jim)known to everyone as Baba and her guidance attended many Jets and Bomber games. HeAnd saved you from much more pain. Ed was born and raised in Redcliff, AB where Bayntun, Joanne (Gary) Smith, Anita (Mario)and support will be greatly missed by family and enjoyed socializing with friends whether it beOur hearts ache with sadness, he began working in the Dominion Glass Consalvo and Karen (Shane) Coutlee; great�friends. playing golf, curling, bowling, billiards or over aAnd secret tears will flow, Factory. He met and married Pearl and they grandchildren, Jeffrey, James, JR, Christopher,The family wishes to express their gratitude game of cards or Scrabble. The daily Free Press For what it meant to lose you, moved to Vancouver where he worked in the Catherine, Noah, Rio, Taya, Paige, Miya, Abigailto special friends, Diane and Ted Keep for crossword was always a must. No one will ever know. ship yards. In 1943, he and his family moved to and Taryn. She also leaves to cherish herproviding weekly transportation to the He was a devoted and loving father and Winnipeg to work at the then Winnipeg Electric memory two sisters, Edith Wagner and Winniehairdresser, wonderful meals and many other GREEN ACRES husband whose family was his first priority. He as a streetcar driver. Over the next 36 years he Meikle and numerous nieces and nephews. generous gestures. Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematorium was so proud of his daughters and always treas�drove all types of transit vehicles and worked She was predeceased by her husband Elie in Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Hwy. #1 E. at Navin, 222-3241 ured their times together. He was a kind hearted his way up to a supervisor with Winnipeg Tran�1986, son Ronald in 1964 and six brothers,Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Basil the and gentle spirited man who had a thoughtful sit, the position he retired from in 1979. Edward, Karl, Fred, Mike, Gus and Emil. DOUGLAS Great Ukrainian Catholic Church, 202 Harcourt word and a warm smile for everyone. His Chris-In his free time he enjoyed working as a back Emma was born in Manitoba on December 5,JOHN McKAY Ave. with Rev. Fr. Isidore Dziadyk, OSBM tian faith was his foundation and this sustained yard mechanic, bowling, golfing, and playing 1912 and has resided in Kamloops since 1945. Douglas passed away officiating. Interment to follow in Brookside him throughout his life. Walter will be sadly cribbage. He also enjoyed watching his favour-She was looking forward to receiving her 60on May 10, 2004 at the Cemetery. missed and forever remembered by his family ite teams the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto year pin as a member of the Catholic Women�sage of 46 years. Pallbearers will be Don Kowal, Robert Kowal, and friends. Blue Jays on television. League at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Predeceased by hisKen Kowal, Ken Boitson, Chris Beck and Jason Our family wishes to extend our appreciation The family would like to extend special thanks She volunteered many hours to OLPH and en�parents, John and Lena; Beck. to Diana Rasmussen of the ALS Society, the to the staff of the Maples Personal Care Home, joyed spending time in her yard, flower garden sister Marlene. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, doctors, nurses and supporting staff at Victoria where he was a resident for 11 months and the and crocheting. The family wishes to expressHe is lovinglydonations may be made in Mary�s memory to the General Hospital for their kindness and care emergency staff and 5th floor U2 staff and sincere thanks to Kamloops Home Care and Hos�remembered by hisCanadian Cancer Society or the Canadian during his illness. Also we would especially like doctors at the Seven Oaks General Hospital for pice House. A special thank-you to Emma�sbrothers, Garfield National Institute for the Blind. to thank our family and friends for their their care of our loved one. granddaughter Anita for all her loving care. (Ethel) and Henry prayers, love and support. You were a greatIf friends wish to share a memory -As requested, cremation has taken place. A Prayers will be recited at Our Lady of(Maureen); sisters, comfort to Walter and to us. donlimerick@cogeco.ca memorial service will be held on Friday, May 14, Perpetual Help Church on Wednesday, May 12 atRose (Phil) and Elaine Funeral services will be held on Thursday,spruston@magma.ca at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Glen Eden Funeral 7:00 p.m. (Dave); also by many May 13 at 1:00 p.m. at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Home, 4477 Main St. Interment in Glen Eden Monsignor John MacIntyre and Rev. Fatheraunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL Church, 1541 St. Mary�s Rd. with Pastor James Peter Nguyen will concelebrate the Mass ofMemorial Gardens. A memorial service will be held at the586-8044 Fritsche officiating. Interment will follow at Christian Burial in the Church on Thursday,In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memorySt. James Anglican Church, Grand Rapids, MB Brookside Cemetery. May 13 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow, familymay be made to a charity of your choice. on Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m. Interment toJEANNE THERESE PURTILL In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to plot Hillside Cem follo Th family wish to thank the s aff of th   

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