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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 5, 2009, Winnipeg, Manitoba WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009 www. passagesmb. com / www. wfpstuff. ca C7 TEST www. passagesmb. com Today’s Obituary Notices ADAMS, Betty Patricia. BEESKAU, Margaret . BLAZEJEWSKI SR., Edward. BOUTELIER ( nee SWYSTUN), Kathleen Anne. CARR, Douglas Murray. CINQ- MARS ( nee DECOSSE) , Viola . FUKALA , Elizabeth. GERVAIS, Robert. GIAVEDONI ( nee VYVERMAN), Leona. GREGORCHUK, Lorraine Elizabeth. HAMONIC, Jacqueline. HOLYK ( nee SAWKA), Katie. JUSKOW, Bronc. KAHLIAN, Julia. KOZIEY , Della. KULCHYSKI, Mary. KUTASIEWICH, Stanley. LAGODKIN, Doris. MACGREGOR, Margaret Lyon. PETERS, James G. SCHAEFFER, Clarence. SEIB, Alvina. VAN HELDEN, Maria. WAINWRIGHT, Leslie. ZABORNIAK, Victoria. Notices may not appear in alphabetical order BETTY PATRICIA ADAMS Peacefully on October 3, 2009 at the Pembina Manitou Health Centre Betty passed away at the age of 85. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John, sister Ida, brother Bob and her parents Lily and Robert Day. She is survived by her sisters Jessie and Daphne and brother Leslie and many nieces and nephews. Betty was born in London, England in 1924, and immigrated to Canada in l948. She met and married the love of her life, John in l954 and together they farmed in the Manitou area until retiring to town in l972. Betty was active in the Order of the Eastern Star, Past Matron of the Manitou Chapter; member of the Manitou Legion Auxiliary as Past President and Treasurer. She was an avid gardener, loved to read and was always happy baking for all to enjoy, and making all kinds of crafts. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 1: 00 p. m. at St. Andrews United Church, Manitou. Interment to follow at the Manitou cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Pembina Manitou Health Centre Graham's Funeral Services, Pilot Mound in care of arrangement. www. wheatlnd. com MARGARET BEESKAU Peacefully on October 2, 2009, my dear Mom and best friend passed away at Beausejour Hospital. Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in River Hills at 2: 00 p. m. October 7 with viewing one hour prior to the service with Pastor Don Reimer officiating. If desired, donations in Margaret's memory may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund. SOBERING FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, Beausejour 268- 3510 or MB Toll Free 1- 877- 776- 2220 EDWARD BLAZEJEWSKI, SR On Thursday, October 1st, 2009, Edward passed away at the St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 74 years. Edward is survived by his children Edward, Jr. and Angie ( John) Sitar, his grandchildren Jackie, Tye and Reed, and great- granddaughter Donna. At Edward's request, no funeral service will take place. DESJARDINS 233- 4949 1- 888- 233- 4949 KATHLEEN ANNE BOUTILIER ( nee SWYSTUN) It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our Kathleen on Thursday, October 1, 2009, at the age of 47 years. She is survived by her children Jennifer, Michael and Tracey Boutilier. Kathy also leaves to mourn her mother Jeannette Swystun, her sisters Teresa ( Gil), nieces Cara and Shari; Maryann ( Wayne), Kayla and brother Kenneth, as well as many friends and relatives. Kathleen graduated with honours from Murdoch McKay Collegiate. H. M. C. S. Chippawa was a second home where Kathy trained as a cadet and rose to the rank of Lieutenant with the Queen’s Commission. Kathy was a volunteer for the M. S. Society, S. M. D., CancerCare and Winnipeg Harvest. A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 2: 00 p. m. at H. M. C. S. Chippawa, 1 Navy Way ( Smith St.), Winnipeg. DOUGLAS MURRAY CARR April 10, 1950 – October 1, 2009 It is with great sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of our dear love, son, brother and Uncle Doug at the age of 59. A memorial service celebrating Doug’s life will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 7: 00 p. m. in the Coutu Funeral Chapel, 680 Archibald Street. Longer obituary will follow in Tuesday’s edition. The Coutu family in care of arrangements E. J COUTU & CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS 680 Archibald Street 253- 5086 ROBERT GERVAIS Peacefully, with family at his side, Robert passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at the Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, at the age of 78 years. Complete obituary notice to follow. DESJARDINS 233- 4949 1- 888- 233- 4949 JACQUELINE HAMONIC Peacefully, on Saturday, October 3, 2009, Jacqueline Hamonic passed away at the Chalet Malouin in St. Malo, Manitoba at the age of 81 years. Funeral mass will be celebrated at the St. Malo Roman Catholic Church in St. Malo, Manitoba on Thursday, October 8 at 11: 00 a. m. Viewing and prayer service will begin at 10: 30 a. m. Complete obituary notice will follow in tomorrow’s paper. LECLAIRE BROTHERS in care of arrangements, 775- 2220. TEST TEST VIOLA CINQ- MARS ( DECOSSE) September 29, 1930 - October 3, 2009 On Saturday, October 3, 2009, Viola Cinq- Mars, aged 79 years, beloved wife of Archie Cinq- Mars of Lac du Bonnet, MB, passed away at the Pinawa Hospital. There will never be another wife, mother, grandma, sister or friend like Viola Cinq- Mars ( Decosse). Her trademark kind and gentle spirit guided her throughout her life touching all that came anywhere close to her. Born in Somerset, Manitoba, a beautiful young lady met Archie Cinq- Mars and they were married, for 58 years. Living in Somerset, Winnipeg, Grand Rapids and then retiring in Lac du Bonnet their home was filled with children, friends, and of course Vi’s fabulous cooking. Vi and Archie were avid travellers to such destinations as Mexico, Cuba, Rome, Israel, Hawaii, USA, Africa, Portugal, Costa Rica, from one coast of Canada to the other and of course Vi’s cherished trips to Vegas. After having her six children Vi went to “ work” at the Grand Rapids Esso and then with Manitoba Hydro where she was known as mom to all the guys there. Vi’s garden was always the best and she amazed us with how she could work in the garden all day and still have the energy to bake, pickle/ can and entertain. We especially enjoyed the last five months of our mother’s life when many family and friends gathered around her and heard her talk, something she rarely did before being diagnosed with cancer. Missing her already are her children Norma, Rheal ( Norma), Brian ( Karen), Brenda ( Doug), Marie ( Eldon), Lisa ( Cliff), her grandchildren, Brigette ( Pat), Robin ( Tara), Lise ( Pax), Kerrie ( Mark), Amber ( Ryan), Dylan ( Marjanna), Devron ( Lisa), Tiffany ( Evan), Dustin and her very special great- grandchildren Brady and Ella. Vi had a very strong faith in the Lord and will join her parents and siblings that have gone before her, leaving behind Emil ( Mary), Rennie ( Diane) and Cecile ( Bill). We would like to send special thanks to the Pinawa Hospital staff, especially Myrna, who helped us through our confusion and tears. The best hospital staff one could ever imagine. Funeral services will be held at the Lac du Bonnet Roman Catholic Parish on Wednesday, October 9th at 11: 00 a. m. In lieu of flowers donations to Diabetes Research can be made through Team Diabetes under Kerrie Holm from Stonewall. “ Our life is in God’s hands” SOBERING FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, Beausejour 268- 3510 or MB Toll Free 1- 877- 776- 2220 BRONC JUSKOW On Saturday, October 3, 2009 Bronc Juskow beloved husband of Barbara passed away at the Grace Hospital at the age of 77. A complete obituary will follow. Thomson “ In the ParK” 925- 1120 Condolences may be sent to www. thomsoninthepark. com JULIA KAHLIAN Peacefully, on October 3, 2009 at the age of 96 years, Julia passed away at the Lions Manor Personal Care Home. Cremation has taken place and a longer obituary is to follow. THOMSON FUNERAL HOME 669 BROADWAY, WINNIPEG, MB R3C OX4 783- 7211 Condolences may be sent to www. thomsonfuneralchapel. com ELIZABETH FUKALA With sadness, the family of Elizabeth ( Ela) Fukala announce her passage on October 2, 2009, she was 91 years old. She is survived by her daughters Jolanta ( Kazimierz) Czaplinski, Danuta ( Zbigniew Ruszkowski) Migon, her grandchildren Dorothy ( Bruno) Munduruca and Peter and Emily Czaplinski and Alexander Migon and her recently born great- grandchild Rickson Munduruca. Elizabeth emigrated from Poland in October 1989. While in Poland, she worked as an accountant for a forestry company, until retirement. Subsequently she decided to join her children in Canada. Despite the hardship related to immigrating in old age she was always very positive, hopeful and supportive to her daughters and grandchildren. Her priorities were to protect her grandchildren and equip them with all the best from Polish national traditions. She had a quiet elegance about her, and this memory will live on in all who knew her. She loved music and through singing she emanated her inner peace, which had quite a healing influence on her environment. Elizabeth will be sorely missed by her family members and friends. We appreciate and thank everyone who shared our sorrow, and offered condolences, both in the St. Boniface General Hospital and the Health Sciences Centre and elsewhere. The funeral ceremony will be held in Thomson “ In the Park” Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Boulevard at 2: 00 p. m. on Wednesday, October 7 with a small reception to follow. THOMSON “ IN THE PARK” 925- 1120 Condolences may be sent to www. thomsoninthepark. com TEST TEST LORRAINE ELIZABETH GREGORCHUK December 4, 1942 - October 1, 2009 It is with great sadness the family of Lorraine Elizabeth Gregorchuk announce her sudden passing at Health Science Centre on October 1, 2009 at the age of 66. She will be missed by her husband William ( Bill); her children Gail ( Les), Patsy ( Stan) and Lloyd ( Gretta); her six grandchildren, two great- grandchildren and one previously deceased great- grandson. Prayers will be held at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave. on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 from 7: 00 till 9: 00 p. m. Funeral service will be held at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave. on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3: 00 p. m. Chapel Lawn 885- 9715 LEONA GIAVEDONI ( nee VYVERMAN) Peacefully on October 1, 2009, Leona passed away at Golden Links Lodge at 90 years of age. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred and her parents; Camiel and Emily Vyverman. She will be sadly missed by her sons Cam ( Janice) and John; her grandchildren, Travis, Claire and Kari; also her two sisters, Del ( Alfred) Callegari of Etobicoke, ON; sister Elizabeth ( Rochus) DeDecker of Erembodegem, Belgium. Mom moved to Canada from Belgium when she was nine and lived and attended school in St. Boniface. She met and later married her husband Alfred on September 27, 1941 and enjoyed 49 years with him until his passing in 1990. She loved to garden, look after the house, and when most people consider retirement she decided to work at Eaton’s. She was very active; always wanting to dance and even took up the game of golf in her late 70’ s. Our memories of Mom have a special place in our hearts and she will be greatly missed. Time with her three grandchildren was dear to her heart and she loved being with them and watching them grow up. She loved celebrating birthdays, holidays and going out for her favorite dinner of burgers and fries. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 10: 30 a. m. with a public viewing at 10: 00 a. m. at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church 510 River Ave. Rev. Father Renato Pasinato celebrant. Reception will follow in the church hall. Interment in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, 4000 Portage Ave immediately following the reception. Our family extends heartfelt appreciation to staff at the Golden Links Lodge for providing her with a supportive home. If friends so desire, a donation may be made in Leona’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba ( 475- 7031). For online condolences or to light a memorial candle please log onto www. mosaicfunerals. ca MOSAIC FUNERAL, CREMATION AND CEMETERY SEVICES 1839 Inkster Blvd. 275- 5555 DELLA KOZIEY On October 2, 2009 at home, Della Koziey aged 73 years, beloved wife of Michael, passed away. Longer obituary will follow. NEIL BARDAL INC. 204- 949- 2200 nbardal. mb. ca MARY KULCHYSKI Peacefully, after a short illness, at the Selkirk General Hospital, on October 2, 2009, Mary Kulchyski, aged 79 years, of Selkirk, MB. Mary was predeceased by her first husband Albert Senavitch on November 9, 1970; husband Frank December 23, 2003. Mom will be missed by her children Linda ( Glen), Ron, Gail ( Ken), David, Charlotte ( Clarence), Brian ( Sandra), Dwayne ( Laureen); grandchildren Sherri, Shannon, Ashley, Tyler, Hayden, Morgan, Stacey and Ashley; great- grandson Vincent. Mom enjoyed playing bingo and the activities at the Lion’s Centre. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 from 10: 30 a. m. to 11: 00 a. m. in the Gilbart Funeral Chapel, Selkirk, MB. Cremation will follow the viewing and interment will be held at a later date. Thank you to the staff at the Selkirk General Hospital for their care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB, R3L 0K6 Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk in care of arrangements. VICTORIA ELEANOR ZABORNIAK Peacefully after a lengthy illness, Victoria Zaborniak, widow of Frank Zaborniak, passed away at the age of 85. Longer obituary to follow. 586- 8044 TEST TEST KATIE HOLYK ( nee SAWKA) Katie Holyk, beloved mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and great- great- grandmother passed away peacefully on October 3, 2009 at the age of 99. Katie was born on the farm in Gardenton, Manitoba on June 6, 1910. She moved to Winnipeg when she was a teenager, since both her parents were deceased and all her siblings wanted to leave the farm. Even after going their separate ways, Katie had a strong bond with her brothers and sister that lasted throughout their lives. Katie later met and married John and became a full- time devoted wife and loving mother of their three children. Katie was very family- and home- oriented; her family meant the world to her. Mom lived a long, full life and she had the strength, courage and faith, along with her many qualities, to make it a good life. She was generous and caring and was dearly loved by all her family; she will be greatly missed. May you rest in peace. Mom. Katie's beloved husband John predeceased her on April 16, 1976, as did her cherished son Bill on December 11, 1998. Katie was predeceased by her parents, Nykola and Sofia Sawka; loved brothers Alexander from Transcona, George, Mike and Matt from Winnipeg, Bill from Edmonton; sister Mary and dear sister- in- law Pearl Sawka. Katie was also predeceased by son- in- law Al, sistersin- law Tillie, Mary, Pearl and Nellie; brothersin- law Romeo, Colin, John, Steve and Peter; nieces Iris and Gail, and nephews Matt, Leonard and Bob. Katie is survived by her daughters Rosemarie Gill and Jean ( Andy) Pommiers; grandchildren Robert, Richard ( Roxanne), Corinne ( Angelo) and Nola; great- grandchildren Mark, Nicole and Dustin; and great- greatgrandchildren Madison and Emily Rose. She is also survived by sister- in- law Nancy; brother- inlaw Charlie; nieces Rosemarie, Shirley, Ann, Harriet, Donna- Lynne and Leslie; and nephews Tom, Michael and Eddie. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, October 7 at 10: 00 a. m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Thanks to the staff on the 3rd floor of the Poseidon Personal Care Home for their kind and gentle care. Our memories of you will always be cherished. 586- 8044 STANLEY KUTASIEWICH Peacefully on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 in his 93rd year, Stanley Kutasiewich went to his eternal rest. Stanley was predeceased by his wife Margaret Jane, father John ( Sr.), mother Caroline, sisters Mary and Florence, and brother John ( Jr.). He leaves to cherish his memory his sisters Helen, Julia, Margaret, Josie, and brother Jack. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. By request a private family service will be held at the grave site at Elma Manitoba on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 1: 00 p. m. Please no floral arrangements. “ Eternal rest grant until him o Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him”. 586- 8044 DORIS LAGODKIN November 15, 1934 - October 1, 2009 Peacefully, with family at her side, Doris passed away on October 1, 2009, at the Riverview Health Centre. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Peter ( Theresa), Susan ( Tim Lucko), Robert ( Dustin Luckwell), grandchildren Kyle and Nicholas ( Sammy), and her sister Lieselotte Schmidt. Doris was predeceased by her husband George in 1991 and by her brother Heinz Hartmann. Doris was born in Germany and immigrated to Canada to join George. They were married the same year and made their life’s home in Winnipeg. Doris dedicated her life to providing a home for her family. She enjoyed travel, especially day trips with her family and friends. Favourite pastimes also included card games and listening to music. She particularly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. The family would like to extend their thanks and gratitude to the staff at the Riverview Health Centre for their exceptional care and compassion. A celebration of Doris’ life will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2009, at 1: 00 p. m. at Klassen Funeral Home. A private family interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cancer Care Manitoba. KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 HENDERSON HWY. WPG, MB R2G 1P4 338- 0331 Condolences may be sent to www. dignitymemorial. com/ 3752 JAMES G. PETERS 1924 - 2009 On October 1, 2009 at Victoria General Hospital, Jim Peters passed away at the age of 85 years. He is survived by his loving wife ( married 53 years), Greta; children Jack, Carol ( Danyluk), Patricia ( Roadley), son- in- law Philip and daughter- in- law Val; his grandchildren Heather, Sean, Tasha, Zak, Jasper and Logan. He was predeceased by two sisters, Helen and Kathleen. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Victoria General Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 1: 00 p. m. at First Presbyterian Church, 61 Picardy Place, Winnipeg. Reception to follow. Donations may be made to Agape Table, P. O. Box 26111, Winnipeg, MB R3G 3R3. TEST TEST MARGARET LYON MACGREGOR Passed away at the Baldur Manor on Friday October 2, 2009 at the age of 91 years, Margaret Lyon MacGregor, formerly of Ninette MB. Margaret leaves to mourn her six children Sheila ( Brian) Trotter of Belmont, Margaret ( Fred) Jewsbury of Glenboro, Ian ( Donna) MacGregor of Belmont, Jessie ( Dennis) Myers of Belmont, Duncan ( Joyce) MacGregor of Ninette, Donald ( Yvonne) MacGregor of Winnipeg, 14 grandchildren, 15 greatgrandchildren; brother John ( Barbara) Urquhart of Chilliwack BC, sister Helen Sharp of Killarney as well as numerous extended relatives and friends. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Tom in 1985. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 2: 00 p. m. in the Knox United Church with Elizabeth Goodson officiating. Interment will take place in the Ninette Cemetery with reception to follow in the Ninette Centennial Hall. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Margaret’s memory to the Ninette Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, care of Gloria Way, Ninette MB R0K 1R0. On line condolences can be sent to jamiesonsfuneralser@ mts. net. Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Baldur- Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1- 204- 827- 248 LESLIE WAINWRIGHT 1924 - 2009 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Leslie, our father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, who passed away October 3, 2009 at Calvary Place Personal Care Home in Winnipeg Manitoba. Les is survived by his brother Fred ( Grace) of Kelowna, BC; his children Ken ( Jan) of Dauphin, MB; Jim ( Carol) of Winnipeg, MB; and Sandra ( Greg) Jordan of Portage la Prairie, MB. Grandchildren: Edward, Christopher & Leanne Wainwright, Shelley ( Trevor) Kryshka of Winnipeg and Kevin Kryshka ( Denae Luckwell) with great grandchild Graysen, of Drayton Valley, Alberta. Also through marriage: grandchildren Crystal ( Matt) Timm, Kimberly and Matthew Foster and great grandchildren Cameron and Mitchell Timm all of Dauphin. Les was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Violet; his brother Victor, his sister Evelynn and brother- in- law Jack Holowell, brothers- in- law Rob Mileham, Edward Mileham and sister- inlaw Gladys. Les was born in the Weston area of Winnipeg in 1924 where he lived most of his life, met his wife Violet and settled down to start a family. In 1942 Les started work as an elevator operator with the Manitoba Telephone System. When the Second World War started, he joined the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. Les’s leadership skills soon had him working as an instructor and then took him to Officer Training School. He also served as a guard at a prisoner of war camp. When the war ended, Les returned home and once again worked for the Manitoba Telephone System. He held various positions in both the plant and commercial departments and was promoted into management. Les worked in Winnipeg except for a 6 year period when he transferred to Dauphin, MB. He retired in 1981 after 39 years of service. Les remained active in the Canadian Army Reserves, both with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and for a short stint as Commanding Officer of the 17th Field Battery in Dauphin. His greatest feeling of pride was to become the Commanding Officer of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, a position he held for 3 years. On retiring from this position, Les took an active part in the regimental museum, bringing it from a room of boxes and old uniforms to a display gallery and a “ walk back in time” which he was proud to display to Prince Charles when he visited Winnipeg. Les was also honored when chosen to be an Aide to the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. During retirement, Les spent many hours with Vi working on their cottage at Loni Beach, North of Gimli Manitoba. With the kids leaving home and having an empty nest, Les and Vi eventually sold their cottage and house, and moved into an apartment. When Les became ill, with Alzheimer’s dementia, he moved to the Calvary Place Personal Care Home, where he lived till his passing. Les will now be interred, with his wife Violet, in their common alcove in the “ Last Post” mausoleum at Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg. An inurnment will be held on Tuesday, October 6 at 1: 30pm at Brookside Cemetery, followed by a private memorial service and reception at 2: 30pm, Calvary Place Personal Care Home, 1325 Erin St., Winnipeg. The family would like to thank Calvary Place for the care Les received while he resided there. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 120 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB. NEIL BARDAL INC. 204- 949- 2200 nbardal. mb. ca ALVINA SEIB With family by her side, Alvina passed away peacefully at Calvary Place on Friday, October 2, 2009. Alvina was predeceased by her parents, John and Phillipina Bahsler, her brother Walter, sister Alma Garbe and great- grandson Brandon Magill. She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 60 years, Edward, her children Barry ( Violeta), Brenda Magill ( Connor), grandchildren David ( Amanda) and Douglas Magill, Lisa Seib, and one great- granddaughter Courtney Magill. She is also survived by her sister Anne Veal and brother Carl in BC. The family would like to thank the personnel at Calvary Place and Tuxedo Villa for their compassion and care. Mom devoted her life to her husband and children and lived her faith in Jesus Christ in her home as well as outside. She was always willing to make a sacrifice for others. She will be missed greatly but she's in a better place now with her Saviour. Alvina was a member of The Gideons for 33 years and also a long time member of Calvary Temple. Friends wishing to contribute are welcome to make a donation to The Gideons in her honour. Service is at Calvary Temple, Buntain Chapel, 400 Hargrave St. on Tuesday, October 6 at 1: 30 p. m. Interment will take place in Saskatchewan later this week. Neil Bardal Inc. ( 204) 949- 2200 nbardal. mb. ca TEST WFP, 20091005,, 7, C, 1 - Requested Sun Oct 4 16: 18: 20 2009 - Job 253948014
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