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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 6, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Obituaries, Qsn sMemotiams, AND RELATED CLASSIFICATIONS Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Memorial Donations 15 BAYNE: It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ada Louise Bayne, dear wife. mother and grandmother. After a lengthy illness. Ada slipped peacefully away on July 2. 2(H)2 at Fairview Nursing Home. Ada was horn iii Brandon on January 9, 1922. to Leonard and Lilly Howick. She attended King George and Bari Haig Schools. She took great pleasure in singing with the Barbershop Bells and Philharmonic Choir. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband Bill; son and daughter-in-law Barrie and Andrea Bayne of Winnipeg; daughter Gail and son-in-law Richard Martinook of Brandon; and grandchildren Jason and Mark Bayne of Winnipeg. Also left to mourn are her sister Phyllis Harp of Bellingham, Washington and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ada was predeceased by her mother Lilly Howick; lather Leonard Howick; brother Frank Howick; sisters: Florence Howick and Marjorie Burkite brothers-in-law: Fred Burkitt and Marshall Harp. The family would like to thank all the staff at Fairview Home for the care and support they have given Ada and our family over the past years. We know she had a special place in your hearts as well, and we are grateful for your help. Funeral service will be held at the Brockle Donovan Chapel (today) Saturday, July 6, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dorrie Flook officiating. Active pallbearers will be Andy Pomeroy, Frank Pierce, Murray Pangman, Glen Hanna. Wayne Labay and George Brereton. All those in attendance will he considered honorary pallbearers. A private family interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be placed at Arrangements are in care of Broekie Donovan, 727-0694. BOND: Gordon John Bond, beloved husband of Doreen Bond of Kenton, Manitoba, passed away suddenly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon. Manitoba on Thursday, July 4, 2002 in his 75th year. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 8, 2002 at the Kenton United Church, Kenton, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Shiloh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Gordon's memory to Cancer Care Manitoba. P.O. Box 2248, Station Main. Winnipeg. Manitoba. R3C 9Z9 or to the Canadian Blood Services, 800 Rosser Avenue Brandon. Manitoba. R7A 6N5. Campbell Funeral Home. Hamiota in care of arrangements. 204-764-2744. MARTINOOK:The death of Jennie Martinook (nee Labiuk) occurred at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon. Manitoba on Friday, July 5, 2(X)2. Jennie was born, one of five children to John and Ann Labiuk in Mountain Road. Manitoba on Febru-arv ?X 19?} Her favorite pastime was the joy of her family. Jennie was predeceased by her parents John and Ann. and her brother. Mike. Jennie is survived by her children. Marilyn (Dennis) McLeod. Judy Martinook, Sydney (Dean) Chapman, and Barbara Martinook. She also leaves to mourn her passing her sisters. Teethe, Folly, and Mary: as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at the Brandon Cemetery on Tuesday, July 9 at 11 a.m. br. Norberto Mon-ton and Devon John McKenzie of St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic church will officiate. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish may make a donation in memory of Jennie to a charity of one s choice. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre Planning Centre, 727-0330. We 'll hear you w hisper to us every time we hear the wind We'll see the twinkle in your eyes every time the stars appear We'll feel your warm caress every time we feel the sun And we know when darkness fulls you ’ll he our guiding light. GORRIE: On July 3, 2002, Elwood Clinton Gorrie died at Brandon Regional Health Centre. Elwood was born in Wawa-nesa on November 27. 1915 to Charles and Evelyn Gorrie. He leaves his wife of 61 years, Treva; daughter. Linda of Brandon: son Chuck and daughter-in-law Jocelyn and two grandsons Andrew and Kent, all of Victoria. Also surviving are one brother Jack and his wife Joyce Gorrie of Lethbridge, Alberta; also by numerous extended members of the Gorrie and McKellar families. Elwood was educated in Wawanesa. In 1939, he moved to Brandon and worked for Canadian Motors before accepting a position with Anglo Canadian Oils Ltd. He became Vice President in 1954 ending his career through several mergers with Gulf Canada retiring in 1974. Elwood was an enthusiastic and vital citizen of the Brandon and Clear Lake communities. In Brandon, he served as a member and chairman of the School Board. President of the Kiwanis Club and Governor of Toastmasters International. He served as Alderman and was elected Mayor of Brandon in 1974. He was a lifetime member of Central United Church, serving in the Sunday School, Church Board and loved singing in the choir. Elwood had a special love of music since the days of playing in a band during the Depression. One of his favorite pastimes was entertaining playing his guitar. Elwood’s interests included wood carving and carpentry. As an active out-doorsman, Elwood enjoyed curling, golf, sailing, fishing and windboarding. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 8, 2(X)2 at 2:30 p.m. at Central United Church in Brandon. Rev. Joan Jarvis will officiate. Donations may be made in Elwood’s memory to Central United Church Memorial Fund. 327-8th Street. Brandon, Manitoba R7A 3X5, CN1B, 354- 10th Street, Brandon. Manitoba. R7A 4G1 or to a charity of choice. Flowers are gratefully declined. Arrangements are in care of Brock-ie Donovan 727-0694. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www GROSS:    Timothy Robert Gross, beloved son of John and Betty, and brother to Michael (Ingrid), passed away in Vancouver. British Columbia on July 2. 2002. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 339-12th Street, on Tuesday. July 9. 2002 at 2:00 p.m. w ith Rev. Dale Wrxxls off! elating. A private family interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Tim may be made to the Mood Disorder Association -Manic Depression, 50 Wascana Drive. Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 3B4 or to the Brandon Humane Society. 2200-17th Street East, Brandon. Manitoba, R7A 7.M6. Complete obituary information to follow. Arrangements are in care of Broekie Donovan, phone 727-0694. Messages of condolences may be placed www.brockiedonovan.comJ. - ii STRAHL: Hilda J. (Gustafson) Strahl passed away at her residence at Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home in Brandon on May 27, 2(X)2 at the age of 97 years. A graveside service will be held at the Smoland Cemetery near Minnedosa on Wednesday, July IO, 2(X)2 at 2:(X) p.m. The Rev. John Nesbitt of Trinity United Church will officiate. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330. DONOHOE: The death of John Blake Donohoe. beloved husband of Ellen, occurred suddenly at The Pas. Manitoba on Wednesday, June 26. 2002. John Blake Donohoe was born June 27, 1927 in Petersfield, Manitoba, the youngest son of John and Racy Donohoe. He attended Petersfield School and during his after-school hours, he enjoyed playing hockey with his brother Jim and helping his father with the family dairy farm. On May 29. 1946. he partnered with his brothers, Denis and Jim and established the Donohoe Dairy Farm in Petersfield. In 1948. he married Ellen Philpott and they were blessed with five sons; Garry. Keith. John. Mark and Matt. During his years in Petersfield, Blake was actively involved with the community. He was a 4-H Leader of the Petersfield 4-H Club for over 15 years. He also served as Director of the St. Andrew Agricultural Society and President of the Petersfield Curling Club. In 1970. Blake and Ellen moved their family to Brandon, Manitoba which marked the beginning of Dontield Farms. Donfield expanded to The Pas. Manitoba in 1976. with sons, Keith and John operating that dairy . Donfield Farms became the pride and joy of Blake. Up until his death. Blake could still be seen driving around in his golf cart, keeping himself involved with day- to- day operations of the farm. Over the years, Blake had been heavily involved in several organizations that benefited from his commitment, enthusiasm and diligence. Fie served as Executive Director of the Brandon Milk Producers Organization and Director of the Milk Producers Marketing Board in the late 1970's. Blake was elected Director of the Manitoba Milk Board and Director of the Manitoba Dairy Association. He also served as President of the Manitoba Holstein Association and, in 1982, Blake was elected National Holstein Director for a five year term. Blake had visited many smaller communities in Manitoba over the years, judging Holsteins, Jerseys, goats and even sheep at local fairs. Blake had received many awards for his contribution and dedication to the dairy industry. One of Blake's greatest honors was receiving the Master Breeder Award. Holstein Canada's highest award. Blake enjoyed spending time at his sons farms in The Pas, Stein-bach and Basswcxxl. Manitoba and visiting friends and family in Petersfield. He spent time in his large garden and could spend hours cutting grass. He also loved his hand at cards, passing down to his grandchildren the tricks of cheating and rule changing in the middle of the game. Blake will be sadly missed by Ellen, his loving wife of 54 years; sons, Garry (Garda), Keith (Margaret), John (Sandra), Mark (Mary-Ida) and Matthew (Heidi); grandchildren, Jamie, Gari-EIlen (Ramon), Tara-Lyn and Kate-Lee; Gwen, Amanda and Neil; John Jr., Travis and Kyle; Hadyn, Holly and Anna; Austin, Laura, Alanna and Lyn-nell and great granddaughter, Molly. He is also survived by: his brothers; Denis (Dorothy), Jim (Elsie) and sister, Maureen. Blake was predeceased by; his parents, John and Racy and a brother-in-law, Charlie Pruden. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, July 2, 2(X)2 at 10:30 am. Celebrant was l r. Leo Fernandes. Active pallbearers were: Tom Donohoe, Kenny Pruden, Desmond Donohoe, John J. Donohoe, James Donohoe and Dennis McMunn. Honorary pallbearers were:    Don    Har greaves, Hugh Jameson, Keith Campbell, Allen McRae, Flor- mon Merckx and Jay Martinook. Interment was in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Blake may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Suite 117- 383 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg. Manitoba, R2H 0G9. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330. KENNELL:    Theresa Anne Kennell (Peacock) of Hamiota, MB. passed away suddenly at her residence on Friday, June 21, 2002. at the age of 66 years. Theresa (Terry) was born on September 14th, 1935. in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. When she was five years old her family moved to Manitoba and eventually settled on the farm near Lavinia. Terry attended school in Lavinia up to Grade IO. then went on to Hamiota and graduated from Grade ll. On July 4, 1958 she married George (Bodger) Kennell and moved to Kenton where Bodger owned and operated a plumbing and heating business. They moved to the Peacock farm north of Flamiota and eventually retired into Hamiota in 1986. Music was an important part of Terry's life and she played the piano, accordian and eventually taught piano lessons. Most recently she played the accordian in the Hamiota Senior's Orchestra. Throughout her life. Terry worked as a telephone operator, a bookkeeper, piano teacher, was a clerk at the hardware store, worked as a Health Care Aid at the Personal Care Home and later was a volunteer with the Hamiota Ambulance Service for seven years. She was also a 4-H leader for IO years, was involved in the CUPE union at the PCH as a Shop Steward, was a weather recorder for Environment Canada for 20 years, and most recently she was known as the CKY Weather Spotter for the Hamiota area. Terry was an avid gardener and enjoyed canning, pickling and making jam for herself and her family. Every day she took pleasure in walking her dog and doing needlepoint, crocheting, tatting, knitting and sewing. Terry was predeceased by her husband Podger of 41 ? years and will be sadly missed by her mother Lillian Peacock of Hamiota, MB: son Fred (Carol) of Arden, MB; grandchildren Je-nice (Kevin), Selena and Ken; daughter Linda (Mike) Volek of Brandon, Manitoba; son Bruce of Hamiota. Manitoba; sisters Joan (Ken) Strachan and Gloria Bell of Hamiota, Manitoba. A funeral service was held Friday, June 28, 2(X)2 at Campbell Funeral Chapel, Hamiota, Manitoba, with Rev. Larry Todd officiating. All in attendance were considered Honorary Pallbearers. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Terry’s memory to the Hamiota Ambulance, clo Hamiota District Health Centre Foundation, Hamiota, Manitoba, ROM OTO. I) A Vf ¥7 T? I? . lf ,1 n F a L. Louise. Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2002 at Royal University Hospital during a visit to Sas-kaLxin. She was predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Nellie Mash, and by her husband, Thomas Radcliffe. She is survived by her sister, Kay Dewey, San Jose, California; son, Ted (Betty) Radcliffe, St. Paul, Minnesota: daughter, Myma (John) King, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; five grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren. Helen was born in Winnipeg on June 14, 1912. After her marriage in 1933, she moved to a farm in the Rapid City, Manitoba district where she and Tom raised their family. In 1962, they sold their farm and moved to Brandon where they spent many happy years together until Tom’s death in 1984. She spent the rest of her life in their home in Brandon, maintaining as active involvement in her community and lively, close connections to her family, until her death. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Brandon on August 9, 2(X)2, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba WAKEFIELD:    Gordon Wilfred Wakefield of Brandon passed away peacefully on June 28, 2002 at the Brandon Assiniboine Centre. Wilf was born June 26, 1923 on Section 30-11-18 in the R.M. of Elton. He left home at a young age; working on farms in the surrounding area. Then, in 1942 he enlisted in the army and served Overseas with the 12th Manitoba Dragoons. After the war ended he left the army and worked on road construction for a short time. Wilf then spent 31 years employed by Manitoba Hydro until his retirement. Wilf was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Brandon Branch #3 for 55 years. He always enjoyed woodworking, gardening and playing cribbage. He loved spending time with his grandson and special friend Lindsay. Wilf was predeceased by his parents Walter and Ingrid (Croy); his wife Margaret in 1993; sisters Marion and Dorothy; brothers William and Ralph. Will" is survived by his sons Gordon, Dennis and grandson Lindsay; sisters: Ethel (Ken), Gladys (Harvey) and Grace (Jim); brothers: Don (Eunice), George (Leah), Doug (Darlene), Garth (Dorothy) and Blaine (Linda). Wilf is also survived by many nieces, nephews and two sisters-in-law Ethel McNish and Lila Harding (Marshall). Fie was predeceased by brothers-in-law Telford and Don and sister-in-law Midge McNish. The funeral service was held at the Brookie Donovan Chapel with Rev. Dome Flook officiating. Pallbearers were: Ray Navid, Gary Shop-land. Garth Shopland. Garry McNish, Brian McNish and Norman Harding. Interment was in Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made may be made to the Sun Fund for Kids, clo Brandon Sun, 501 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 0K4. Messages of Condolence may be placed Arrangements were in care of Broekie Donovan, 727-0694. FARGUSON: Eugenia (Inga) 1913-2002. Family and friends said their Final farewell to Inga Farguson at a graveside ceremony on June 26, 2002 in Brandon. She had passed away peacefully at her residence at Fairview Home on June 22, 2002. Inga was bom in Round Hill. Alberta on September 13, 1913 to Dion and Annie Maslanka. In 1938 she married Tom Farguson and they farmed near Camrose, Alberta until 1948. In October of that year, they moved with their family to farm in the South Brandon District, Manitoba. She was a very active member of the community and involved with many of the charitable and social organizations in the South Brandon Community. Gardening was one of her favorite pastimes and many neighbors, friends and relatives were recipients of her gardening skills. Inga was always available to offer her assistance to anyone in need. She will always be remembered for her thoughtfulness, cheerfulness otiIzmHnooc Ina« ijmr    4r« fvitiUiiCoo.    v>    aa ceased by her parents, four sisters, one brother and her husband Tom. She is survived by her daughter Leone Loman (Jan) and sons, William (Bette), Dennis (Judi), Richard, Murray, daughter-in-law Ann, eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the pallbearers: Alan McRae, Hugh Jameson, Hamish Paterson, Tom Loman, Bryan Farguson and Lane Farguson. A very special thank you to Reverend Joan Jarvis for her thoughtful and insightful service. Many thanks to her granddaughter Currie Farguson, who wrote and delivered the eulogy. The family wishes to also thank the staff at Fairview Home for the excellent care they gave to Inga during the years she resided there. McQUAY: Marjorie Mabel, of Deloraine, died at the Deloraine Hospital on July 4, 2(X)2, age 90. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 7, at 2:(X) p.m. in the Deloraine United Church. Interment in Medora Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of own choice. Smith Funeral Home, Deloraine. (Honor the Memory HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION Your gift will support cardiovascular research, education and health promotion, Unit 3, 824 - 18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 5B7 (204) 571-4080 1-888-HSF-INFO Visa, MasterCard, American Express Accredited Cards of Thanks 20 mmECKBERG would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to my family and friends who came together to celebrate my 90th Birthday.    , A special thanks to those whoVi organized, brought food and A’ flowers, worked in the kitchen and served guests. Special thanks also to family and friends who traveled long distances to share this event. The family gatherings over the weekend were bonus gifts. I sincerely appreciate. Thanks to all. God bless. FlorenceFITZPATRICK-ROMAN Thank you to friends and relatives who attended my 75th Birthday Tea on April 19th, 2002. A special thank you to my family who hosted the tea and all who helped them. I greatly appreciated all my birthday celebration, cards and flowers. Also thanks to Central United Church.*    ~    Joyce jp SLrtOOc J...  .............. KAYE KATHLEEN PREVADA We would like to thank the staff of the Palliative Care Unit of the Assiniboine Hospital, Women's Pavilion, Health Sciences Centre and doctors and nurses who helped take care of Kathleen (Kaye) during her final days. We would also like to thank the staff of Memories Chapel for the lovely service and lunch, as well as the pallbearers who carried Kaye to her final resting place. Also to Mona Franklin for the beautiful tribute to our mother, wife and grandmother, in such a special way. To the people who sent cooking and baking, and the many sympathy cards. Thank you for all your support and kindness at such a trying time. Your kindness will never be forgotten. God bless you. ~ The Prevada family. THANK YOU We wish to thank our family for the lovely afternoon tea they gave in honor of our 60th Wedding Anniversary on June 29 at Rapid City Legion Hall. Many thanks to relatives and friends that came to celebrate with us, also to those that could not attend but made calls or sent greetings. Thanks also for the many cards and donations. It was a very memorable day - long to be treasured. The donation of $283.61 has been sent to the Diabetes Association. - Bill and Mar/ Bridgeman GUNNING We would like to thank everyone for their help and support in our time of sorrow. We were overwhelmed with all the food delivered to us along with beautiful plants, flowers, and thoughtful cards from family, friends and neiqhbors A special thanks to Kelly, Jodi, Nicole, Leona, Tracy, Emco, for helping us to get through this difficult time. Jim will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered Thank you again to all. ~ Helga, Janet, Charlie, and Keith Gunning and families. ZAHARCHUK The family wishes to express our thanks to everyone who remembered us with visits, sympathy cards, gifts of flowers, food and meat trays; in the passing of William Zaharchuk. To the nurses at Assiniboine Centre 2nd floor for their care of Bill. To Father Victor Yakowchuk & Cantor Peter Romanik for their meaningful services Also thanks to Memories Chapel and Craig Hayward for their guidance and support. -Wife Hazel & the Zaharchuk Family HILLIS We wish to thank each and everyone w took part in the surprise get together h in our honour at the yard of Ernie a Gwen Hickson. The parting gift from I community will hold a special place in < new home, A special thank you to the who organized this event. The evening 1 always be remembered. Thanks ag and God bless you. -Terry & Mildred OLDCORN Thanks to my family and friends help since coming home from the I atter knee replacement. Thanks Harriet Pentland, Iona Fraser ar Griffon for visits and car rides. I wot like to thank the nurses who came the first few days and the ladie Home Care who have been great. ~ Marjorie JOAN CHRUN In dearest thanks to everyone who tended kindness and sympathy to u the loss of our dear Joan, sister and / -Pat Fraser and daughers Andrea Fir and Aarin Hersak ;