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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 25, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Call Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm BRA BRANDON C SUN571-7400Toll Free 1-877-786-2472 • Fax 204-725-0976 Dill#    n Alfr    CV    *9    nnvc    JI DCA! lim I#    COCCI    For as low as $28.08 prepaid. Offer valid on ail private ■SUY    m UAYSlf    Ut T    rn    US% Y2#    AISiVUIiUTELY    I KEE ■    party "For Sale" categories. Call 571-7400 for details.ON THE NET — lf your word ad is in this paper, ifs also on the Internet. Visit us at www.brandonsun.com Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 HARRISON: Elmer Harold (Fuzz) Harrison. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Harold Harrison on June 21, 2002 at St. Boniface Hospital Emergency. With wonderful memories we say goodbye to a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. His parents Wesley and Elizabeth Harrison and older brother Roy predeceased him. He is survived by his wife Phyllis, son Kevin (Evelyne), granddaughter Kristi (Tim), grandson Jeffrey (Jennifer), step-granddaughters Heather and Bonnie (Chris), great-grandsons Malcolm and Justin, sister Elva Miller (Len), Harold was bom on April 21, 1920 in Carman. The family subsequently moved to Winnipeg, Elm Creek and Starbuck, where they operated a general retail business. After completing High School, he joined the R.C.N.V.R. in 1939 where he served until 1945 as a wireless telegrapher on both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, ultimately attaining the rank of Petty Officer Harold and Phyllis Thompson of Belmont were married April 21, 1944 At the close of the war they moved to Belmont where he joined his father and brother in the Harrison's store business. Harold and Phyllis moved to Brandon in 1967. He was employed by the Codville Company and traveled western Manitoba calling on their IGA stores for several years. Changing careers, he joined the staff of Donovan and Stone as an apprenticing accountant at age 50 and subsequently became Assistant Secretary Treasurer of Brandon School Division No. 40 where he remained until his retirement in 1986. While in Brandon he was also Secretary Treasurer of Western Manitoba Regional Library Board. His retirement years were spent in Winnipeg happily spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He and Phyllis enjoyed many wonderful trips and wintered both in Florida and Victoria. Harold was a member of Strathcona Lodge 117 A.F. & A.M. rising through the chairs to Master, and as a member of the Belmont Odd Fellows Lodge he worked to improve conditions at Hillside Cemetery He served on the Belmont United church Board of Stewards for many years. He loved acting and as a member of the "Belmont Board-treaders" was awarded the Free Press trophy for Best Actor in 1954 at the Pembina Valley Festival. Summers were spent sailing on Pelican Lake where he was a Charter Member of the Pelican Lake Yacht Club serving as Commodore for a term. Harold's warmth and generosity coupled with a great zest for lite will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 in Thomson Funeral Chapels, 669 Broadway, Winnipeg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. The tide recedes, hut leaves behind bright seashells on the sand. The sun Hoes down, but gentle warmth still lingers on the land. The music stops, and yet it echoes on in sweet refrains. For every joy that passes, something beautiful re nut ins. Thomson Funeral Chapels, 204 783-721 1. FOLAND: Tragically on Sunday, June 16, 2002 at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Agnes (Jerri) Joyce Poland (nee French) of Swan Lake First Nation passed away at the age of 38. Agnes leaves to mourn her passing her children, Krista and Peter, mother, Mary French, sisters, Alice, Alvina (Dennis), Florence (Kelly), Kathy, Judy (James), Carolyn (David), Shelley (Kevin), brothers, Ed, Tom (Linda), Brian (Angie) and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Thomas Walker, one brother, Tony, paternal grandparents, Frank and Maggie Walker and maternal grandparents. Jim and Maizie French. Agnes (Jerri) was born and raised in Glenboro, Manitoba. Following her father's passing, the family relocated to Swan I.ake First Nation. It was during this sad time in her young life that she was one oi eight children apprehended from the French family The Kinney family from Minneapolis, Minnesota later adopted Agnes and two other siblings. During the 80's Agnes returned home and was reunited with her birth fami ly. The family remembers her as enjoying life to the fullest and always had a smile for everyone. She showed great devotion and caring to her nieces and nephews. Agnes enjoyed participating in sports particularly baseball and also showed an interest in the trades of carpentry and mechanics. Following her return to the USA she graduated from Grade 12, enlisted in the US Navy and completed with an honorable discharge. Agnes was also accepted into the Police Academy in Denver, Colorado. It is with sadness and sorrow that the family wishes to announce that Agnes will be brought home to Swan Lake First Nation on Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. A traditional wake will follow at Swan Lake First Nation Community Hall. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, June 27, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Indian Springs Cemetery. In lieu ot flowers, donations may be made to the American Red Cross "In Memory of Agnes Joyce Poland" do Adam's Funeral Home, Box 218, Notre Dame, Manitoba ROG IMO. The family thanks everyone for their kindness, caring and support. Your compassion and assistance during this time is greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Detective Shawn Mandell of the Colorado Police Department and Adam’s Funeral Home. GEEKIE: Kathleen (Kay) of Strathclair passed away Thursday, June 13, 2002 at Shoal Lake Strathclair Health Centre. Kay was born August 3, 1935, the youngest daughter of James and Mary Calder of Strathclair. On August 25, 1953 she married Jack Geekie of Elphinstone, and moved to the family farm at Glenforsa where they raised their family. Recently, they retired to their home in Strathclair. Kay will be remembered for playing an active role in all aspects of farm life. As her family grew she became involved with the Strathclair Minor Hockey Mothers and the Elphinstone Figure Skating Club where she served on various committees or in executive positions and was involved in a variety of community projects. In recent years, Kay enjoyed working at the Strathclair Community Centre and the Strathclair Auction Mart. As a member of the Lady Foresters she supported numerous community activities. In her spare time she enjoyed ball, golf, camping, playing cards. Drama Club, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a Life Member of the Strathclair Ladies Curling Club and her passion was curling. She loved the challenge of competitive curling; she rarely missed local bonspiels or the chance to toast the shot making after the game. Kay is survived by her husband, Jack; son Jim (Judy) and Erin, daughter Susan (Reg) their children Krista and Scott, daughter Roberta (Craig) and children Kim and Cody, brother-in-law Joe Nix and his family of Winnipeg. A graveside service from the Bend Cemetery was held June 17 at 2:00 p.m. with Dee McEachern presiding. All in attendance were considered honorary pallbearers. As expressions of sympathy, if friends so wish, donations may be made in Kay's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, or to the Strathclair Ladies Curling Club, Strathclair, Manitoba. Rae’s Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson were in care of arrangements. Graduations 41 Graduations 41 RICHARD: Raymond Arthur Richard of Brandon died at Brandon, June 22, 2002, age 21, beloved son of Herb and Lynn Richard of Deloraine and Dona Bonner of Pierson, Manitoba. Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 26, at 10:00 a.m. in St,. Antoninus Catholic Church, Deloraine, Manitoba. Interment in the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of own choice Smith Funeral Home, Deloraine in care of arrangements. COOKE: Michael J. Cooke (1910-2002). A memorial service will be held for Michael J. Cooke on Thursday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the Minnedosa Cemetery, cremation section. The family welcomes Friends of the deceased. TURNER:    (Margaret)    Jean Turner, beloved daughter, sister, mom and grandma passed away peacefully, after a battle with cancer on June 21, 2002 at Rockeyview Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Jean will be greatly missed by friends and family. She was always there for them, offering support, love and any help that she possibly could. Jean’s career as a cosmetician brought her into countless peoples lives, doing rr.ake-up for several graduations and weddings, where she made many long time triends, lf you walked up to Jean’s counter at Super Thrifty Drug Mart you were always welcomed with a warm smile and a helpful ambition like no other. Along with Jean’s career she also enjoyed many other hobbies, such as doing crafts, sewing, her strong belief iii spa rituality and of course, shopping for herself and others. Jean moved from Brandon to Calgary to be close to her children and grandchildren. Family was very important to Jean throughout her life. Much of her joy came from being with her grandchildren (Austin 8, Courtney 5 and Conner 4), with whom she spent much of her time. Jean is survived by her mother Margaret McManus, son Todd Turner (Pain Andries), daughter Susan (Rob) Sparrow, grandchildren Austin, Courtney, and Conner Sparrow, brother Robert (Bev) McManus and children Kelly and Mark McManus, as well as many other aunts, uncles and friends. A memorial service will be held at Mclnnis & Holloway East Side Memorial Chapel. 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, Alberta and interment to follow at Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Canadian Cancel Society or MADI). “Mom, you will be thought of often and missed even more. ” TARNOWSKI: Joseph Thomas bom in Brandon, Manitoba on June 16, 1923. It is with great sadness we announce that Joseph Tamowski passed away on June 21, 2(X)2. He will be reunited with his beloved wife Caroline, son Don and his mother and father, Frank and Kater-ine Tarnowski and sister Jenny. Joe will be deeply missed by his children Dianne (George), Kelowna, Joe Jr. (Ann), Kelowna, Jane (Dennis), Pender Island. Rob (Linda), Vancouver, Pat, Susan, Ken (Dawn), Victoria; grandchildren Renee, Jeremy, Andrea, Bridget, Jennifer, Jonathan, Jeffrey, Lisa, Jodi, Christopher, Tyson, Benjamin and Nicholas; great-grandchildren Jordon and Terrin. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters Stan, Mike, Bill, Andy, Josephine, Mildred and Olga. Prayers will be offered at Sands of West Shore Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 851 Old Esquimalt Road. June 27 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Hatley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory to Victoria Hospice Society, 1900 Fort Street. Victoria, British Columbia, V8R IJ8, gratefully appreciated. Sands of West Shore Funeral Chapel, 317 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, 1-250-478-3821. “HAPPY FISHING DAD’’ FARGUSON: Eugenia “Inga’' Farguson of Fairview Home, Brandon, passed away at her residence on June 22, 2002. A time of visitation will be held at Brockle Donovan Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 25, 2(X)2 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held at the Brandon Cemetery on Wednesday. June 26. at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Joan Jarvis of Central United Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Inga, may be made to Fairview Home, 1351-13th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4S6. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockie-donovan.com Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan, 727-0694. KELLY: Jane Ann, 99 years old, beloved wife of the late Edward Kelly, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Sunday, June 23, 2002. A memorial service will be held from Faith Community Baptist Church, Souris, Manitoba on Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 2:(X) p.m. Interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home. Souris, Manitoba in care of arrangements. /'N Anniversaries 42 CHRISTA ADRIAANSEN You finally made it! Happy Graduation from Vincent Massey High School “We’re proud” ~ Love Mom and Richard Greetings 46 Personals 94 WOW! New research shows a deficiency in all cases of obesity no matter how much you eat! For more information call 24 hours toll-free 1-866-211-9276 Are YOU making what your worth? Interested? Call 1 -866-874-9887 Skilled Help Wanted 105 GORDO YOU FINALLY MADE BOTH!!!! - Love Dad, Mom & Michael Coming Events 60 MIDNIGHT BBQ - Saturday, June 29. Rosser Ave & 8th St., 12 a.rn to 3 a.rn 2002 Organized by StreetLove Outreach downtown Brandon. Pastor: Henry & Choice Idonije 726-8492 You are invited Notices 65 NEXEN CHEMICALS invites you to attend their Expansion Ceremony & Open House on June 27 2002 Official ceremonies begin at 11:00 a.rn tallowed by a free heel on a bun lunch Tours of the newly expanded facility will be avauaole until 3:30 pm Please wear flat shoes (no high heels or open toes) tor the tour Unfortunately we cannot include cnuaren under the age of 12 Nexen Chemicals is located 4 miles east of 17th Street East on Richmond Avenue Bingos BRANDON FRIENDSHIP CENTRE BINGO 205 College Ave. EVERY WEDNESDAY and SUNDAY Doors open 5:30 "LOONEY POT’ "LETTER N” BONANZA “SMALL HOUSE” « “4 CORNERS" Si ,500 in 48 nos. - $300 Consolidation Seniors call 727-1407 or 729-0788 For a FREE Ride Licence 916-Bi/BO R.M. OF CORNWALLIS - Administrative Assistant, permanent, part-time. The Rural Municipality of Cornwallis is inviting applications for a part-time (22.5 hours per week) Administrative Assistant The successful applicant must possess computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Word, have general office experience, excellent public relations skills and the ability to work cooperatively and independently in a small office setting. Experience in a local government office is a definite asset. Interested persons can obtain a copy of the job description from the Municipality’s administrative office located one mile east of First Street (Brandon) on PR457 Persons interested in this position are invited to submit a written application and a typed resume, including references and wage expectations by 2:00 p.m. July 3, 2002, to: Rural Municipality o* Cornwallis, Site 500, Box 10, R.R. 5, Brandon. MB, R7A 5Y5. BOOKKEEPER/ACCOUNTANT full-time permanent position exits in small Brandon firm with multi branches. Must be computer literate and fully familiar and experienced with ACC PAC and computerized payroll Must be competent with month end and year end functions. Send resume to Box 03198, do Brandon Sun. 501 Rosser Avenue. Brandon, MB, R7A 0K4. CROCUS DENTAL CENTRE is seeking a friendly, team spirited Phase ll Dental Assistant to work Mon Fri. in our general practice. Priority will be placed on people skills. Please forward your professional resume to CDC, 708-18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 5B5 or fax 204-727-1340 BUSY rural meat packing plant requires butchers with meat cutting experience, must be energetic and enthusiastic. Salary depending on qualifications. Call Country Meat & Sausage, Blumenort, MB, 1-866-326-3252 or fax resume 204-326-7732 JOURNEYMAN Automotive Technician required immediately for small Manitoba Resort/Retirement community Full time year round employment 403-681-3709. RAINBOW EAVESTROUGHING now ac-cepting applications for employment. No phone calls. Drop off or mail resumes to 504 Grandview Street, Brandon, R7A 7L2. HAIR CUTTER REQUIRED tar Shilo Barber Shop Apply to 705-24th Street or call 728-0068, leave message Lost 70 Motorcycle jacket, reward. 727-4339. WANTED: Experienced roofer shingle applicator. Must have minimum 3 years experience Beam Roofing 727-8558 Found 75 General Help Wanted 115 FOUND: Medium sized black female older dog in Grand Valley area on Sunday, June 23. Call 728-1166 to claim. FOUND IN DELORAINE: Keys & Remote Starter for a Honda Can be picked up at Prairie Moments Flower Shop, 747-3640. SEAMSTRESS required Phone 729-8426 Adult Personals 91 NIGHT CALLS, get connected instantly to party girls with no rules1 Call toll free 1-800-7QQ-0117 18 plus LIVE XXXGIRLS! 1-900-561-6397 $2 99 per minute. 18 plus. The KUY______ Inn fir Suites requires LINE COOKS Applications can be picked up at the front desk 3130 Victoria Avenue Personals 94 Brandon’s Coolest Party Line Dial: 72-Party Ads • Jokes • Stories & More1 Free local calls • Ladies R- Free, 18+ Fully automated • Totally interactive WANTED 29 people to get paid $$do!lars to lose weight All natural. 1-866-874-9887 INTERESTED IN WORKING NIGHTS? Johnson's Commercial and Industrial Services has two full-time cleaning positions available for the night shift Previous cleaning experience preferred, but will train the nght individual. Driver’s license is required. Forward resumes to: JCI, 381A Park Avenue East, Brandon, MB. R7A 7A5, attention Rob ROMANA PIZZA requires tull-time server Must be able to work weekends No experience necessary, will train suitable applicant Apply in person, 39-9th St after 2 Use rear entrance. la Congratulations On Your 25tti cAmumrmry Rick & Donna Boles ~ Love the Boles family > ■JCT TR AVO AT THE KEYSTONE CENTRE - SMOKE-FREE AREA Sponsored Py Brandon Council No 448 United Commercial Travellers WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 Licence 434BI and 434BO • Doors Open at 6:00 p.m. • 5 Early Bird Draws at 7:15 p.m. • Lucky 7 at 7:50 p.m. • Regular Games at 8:00 p.m. JACKPOT $5000 in SO nos. Graduates to $500 to go BONANZA ACCUMULATED JACKPOT Blackout in 52 nos. or less 50% of Bonanza Sales added at each event until won! Consolation • 25% of the evenings Bonanza Sales or $500 to go! 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