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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 29, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Call Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm 571-7400 Toll Free 1-877-786-2472 • Fax 204-725-0976 Dill# ”P 8% ITC fFV rn n A17C ft DCAI IITCI I# CUCCI For as low as $28.08 prepaid. Offer valid on all private KUY I HAY 9| UCI # UrtYj #%K^ULiU I CLY rKtti party "For Sale" categories. Call 571-7400 for details.ON THE NET — lf your word ad is in this paper, it’s also on the Internet. Visit us at www.brandonsun.com Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Obituaries 01 Memorial Donations 15 Graduations 41 RICHARD: Raymond Arthur Richard, horn August 14, 1980, in Williams Lake, British Columbia, passed away June 22, 2002, at the early age of 21. He leaves behind his father Herb Richard (Lynn), and his mother Dona Bonner (Claire), his brothers Robert (Launie), Rick (Candice), Roily, and his sister Rae-Lynn. In addition, he leaves behind his Grandma Florence Richard, Grandma Edith Ambrose, Step-Grandma Ursula Lowdon and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his Grandpa Augustine Richard and his Grandpa George Renwick. Raymond attended school in Pierson and Deloraine and attended ACC in Brandon taking business courses. He thoroughly enjoyed playing minor hockey in Deloraine for the Royals. He was an altar server at St. Antoninus Church for many years. Raymond was very charismatic and touched many lives in and around Deloraine, Brandon, and Winnipeg. His motto was always “work hard play hard” which was very evident in his strong work ethic. He worked for many fanners in the WestMan area. He started working for Farm Business last year and was a valuable member of their team. He was always smiling and laughing and his good naturedness will be missed by all who knew him. Prayers were held on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. The funeral mass was held Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Antoninus Church in Deloraine, Manitoba with Father Gerald Langevin. Interment in the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice. BELL:    Grace Elaine Bell passed away at 88 year,s at Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, Manitoba on Tuesday, May 28, 2002 after a lengthy illness. Elaine was born at Kemnay on February 8, 1914. She received her education at Kemnay, Lenore, Harding, and Virden. She taught at Daly and Mayne country schools before her marriage to Perley Bell in 1937. After her children were grown, she taught at Widen, Fairfax, Reston, Sidney and Minnedosa. Perley and Elaine retired to Minnedosa until ill health forced moves to Brandon and finally to Hamiota. Elaine was predeceased by her parents Ambrose “Pop” and Margaret Evans, husband Perley, daughter Sherrill Rockall, and sister Dilys McConnell. She is survived by her son Evan (Wilma); grandchildren Garnet (Carol Forrest), Brenda (Mel) Hunter, Colleen (Norm) Bootsman; and great grandchildren Shaun and Cody Hunter, and Billie Bootsman. Also brother Gareth Evans, sis-ters-in-law Vera Brown and Marion (Bob) Campbell, as well as many nieces and nephews. Graveside service was held al Rosewood Memorial Gardens, near Brandon, Manitoba on Saturday, June I, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Larry Todd officiating. Campbell’s Funeral Home was iii charge of arrangements. FLIGHT: Ethan Isaac Flight Welcomed Home, 20 June 2002. Honored son of Captains Nathan and Barbara Flight, Canadian Forces Base Shilo. May your passage reveal the divine purpose for which you were sent. The funeral ceremony was held at Memories Chapel 330 -18th Street North, on Monday, 24 June 2002. Pastor Mike Davis officiated. Interment was in the Children's Section, Brandon Cemetery. "...Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me" - 2 Samuel 12:23 (NIV) ROSE: Lome Rose passed away peacefully on June 20, 2002 at the Tri-Lake Health Centre in Killamey with family by his side. Lome was born May 27, 1920 in Manson, Manitoba. After school he farmed for a few years, enlisted in the army and served overseas briefly. Upon his return he trucked, farmed, bought grain, and worked with the Co-op in Virden. In 1954 he moved to Killarncy to begin a 35-year career with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Lome is survived by Maizie (Stella), his wife of 55 years; daughter Loma of Brandon; son Bill (Pam), grandchildren Lindsay and Peter of Maple Ridge, British Columbia; son Ken (Diane), granddaughters Elizabeth and Kathleen of Killamey. Also surviving are: his brother Gordon (Viney), sister Marion, sister Kay (Geordie), brother-in-law Al and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister Verna. Lome’s life was a full one. Time spent with family and friends brought him great satisfaction. He was willing community worker and friend to all who knew him. He especially enjoyed young people and was always pleased to chat with them. He loved to golf and enjoyed immensely winters spent in Tempe, Arizona. Never one to be idle, he turned to “nature etchings” in his golden years and many people will have one of his pictures in their homes. The funeral took place Tuesday, June 25 in Killamey United Church with Beth Clark officiating. If friends so desire, donations in Lome’s memory may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, R3E 0V9 or a charity of your choice. His enjoyable life has come to an end He died as he lived, everyone's friend. He was always thoughtful, loving and kind What glorious memories he has left behind. Treasure him God in your Garden of Rest For us in this world, he was one of the best. UDELL: It is with deep regret we announce the passing away of our Aunt Eva Udell on Friday, June 28, 2002 after a lengthy illness. She was born a Speakman to a family of nine, on November 2, 1909 at Oak Lake, Manitoba. The family moved to Brandon shortly after. Her oldest brother, Henry, was killed in action in WWI. Ethel was the next oldest and worked and looked after the young ones until she got married and took the 4 young ones to live with her. The rest of the family passed away gradually until finally, Eva, was the only one left. She took a business course in April 1929 and went to work for Ames-Baker for 3 years, at which time they closed up their business. For a year, she worked wherever she could find it, between Safeway Store and MacArthur & Son. Finally, Jack MacArthur offered her steady employment and she stayed with them for 14 years. Six months after retiring from MacArthur’s, she noticed an ad in the Brandon Sun by the Federal Dept, of Agriculture. She applied for the job and was lucky to get it and she stayed with them for 18 years, retiring in 1969. Eva is survived by sister-in-law Mac Speakman and several nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. She was predeceased by her husband Wesley Laverne (Fat) on January IO, 1989. Funeral service will be held at the Brockle Donovan Chapel on Tuesday, July 2, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of Bowers, it was Eva’s wish for donations to be made to a charity of choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockie-donovan.com. Arrangements are in care of Brockle Donovan, 727-0694. WARREN:    The death of Wayne Kenneth Warren of Brandon, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, June 16, 2002. Wayne was born on September 18, 1945 in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the age of two, Wayne and his family moved to Guelph, Ontario for a short stay of three years. In 1950, they moved to Ki I larney, where Wayne grew up. He attended school in Killamey and upon completion of school, continued his education in Brandon, completing a mechanics course. He worked in Elgin for a short time before beginning his career as a truck driver. On October 7, 1967, Wayne married Donalda McLarty in Killamey. Wayne continued his career with employment at MacArthurs, Paul's Hauling, Shur-Gro and Reimers. Wayne took great pride in his career. He was very proud of his accomplishment of accumulating almost a million miles on one motor over a three year period. He had the piston from that truck engraved and hung on a plaque at home. In 1995, Wayne had to leave the work force due to poor health. On June 21, 1996, he had a double lung transplant at Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre. After his surgery, Wayne began volunteering with the Brandon City Police in the Downtown Community Station and with the Blue Hills Detachment of the RCMP in Brandon. Wayne was the proud recipient of an international year of volunteers award for his work with the RCMP. Wayne leaves to mourn: his wife Donalda; daughter, Catherine (Derek); son. Jim (Pat) Warren and granddaughters, Samantha and Ashley. He is also survived by: his mother Doreen Warren; brother, Doug (Irene); sister, Lynda (Leo) Seewald and families; mother-in-law, Marjorie McLarty; brothers-in-law, Willard (Wanda) McLarty, Charles (Marion) McLarty, Marvin (Margaret) McLarty; sisters-in-law, Eileen McLarty and Lorraine Grill. There are many nieces, nephews and cousins. Wayne was predeceased by: his father Kenneth Warren in April 2002, father-in-law, James McLarty and brother-in-law. John Grill. The funeral service was held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, Brandon, on June 19, 2002, with Rev. Colin Granibo officiating. Interment took place at Holm-field Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation memory of Wayne to the Manitoba Lung Association, 8 - 940 Princess Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A OP6 or to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330. GRIFFITH: It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of Elhi Marjorie Griffith, dear mother and grandmother. Marjorie slipped peacefully away on June 24, 2002 after a lengthy illness. Marj was born on June 25, 1930, on the farm north of Griswold, Manitoba to Tom and Jessie Skinner, the middle of three children. She grew up on the farm, later moving into Griswold, where she received most of her education. Her final year of schooling was taken at Virden Collegiate. Marj married Roy Griffith on July 12, 1950 and they moved to their farm north of Oak Lake, Manitoba, where they resided until they moved into Oak Lake in 1976. Marj treasured her family and friends, enjoying her time spent curling and golfing with them. Before her illness, she loved meeting with friends at the coffee shop. Marj inherited a passion for flowers from her father and got great pleasure from her greenhouse. She always enjoyed watching curling, watching her grandchildren play hockey and baseball, and traveling with her dear friend, Jean. A longtime member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion, the Oak Lake Activity Group, and the Oak Lake Golf Club, Marj was also a sewing director for the Oak Lake Agricultural Society, and will be sadly missed in those organizations. Marj's courage and unwavering sense of humor during her illness were an inspiration to us all. Left to cherish her memory are son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Denise of Oak Lake; daughter and son-in-law Diane and Peter Grindle of Calgary; and grandchildren Tracy and Kevin, Scott and Cameron. Also left to mourn are: sister and brother-in-law Betty and Jim Olive of Oak Lake; sister-in-law Evelyn Skinner of Brandon; sister-in-law Pat Griffith of Winnipeg; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Marj was predeceased by her mother and father, her husband Roy, and her brother Ted. The funeral was held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday. June 28, 2002 at the Oak Lake United Church with Pam Dean officiating. Active pallbearers were Larry Wallace, Garnet Gompf, Murray Olive, Kelly Skinner, Kevin Griffith, and Scott Grindle. The entire congregation was considered honorary pallbearers. Interment was in the Oak Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to a charity of choice in Marj’s name. Messages of condolence may be placed    at www.brockiedonovan.com Arrangements are in care of Brookie Donovan, 727-0694. DONOHOE: The death of John Blake Donohoe, beloved husband of Ellen, occurred suddenly at The Pas, Manitoba on Wednesday, June 26, 2002. Prayers will be said at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, Brandon, on Monday, July I, 2002 at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, 327- 4th Street on Tuesday, July 2, 2002 at 10:30 a in. Celebrant will be Fr. Leo Fernandes. Interment will follow iii the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Blake may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, Suite 117 - 383 Provender Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2H 0G9. Complete obituary information will follow. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330. (Honor the Memory rn 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 yf JOAN CHRUN We would like to express our gratitude to everyone for their visits, cards, gifts of flow-ers and food, and donations to TXT ■r St. Andrews Church. Thanks to Rev. Margaret Mullin and Rev. John van Vliet for the beautiful service. To ; First Presbyterian Church for accommodating such a large    I host of people and supplying    ; the music; and to St. Andrew’s Church for the reception. Thank you to Vern Schneider J and staff at Memories Chapel. We are grateful for all the J support during this difficult time. - bes, Murray and AU Funeral Directors 30 ■■mm-<i -Caring & Respect Personalized service, mindful of tradition, full of dignity and respect — that’s what you can expect at Memories Chapel lyn Sliworsky leral Director m $4Vilium.s fjhnjH / 33018th Street N; • Brandon • (204) 727-0330 Retirements 40 MANSFIELD, RUSSELL A. May ll, l‘)06 lune TO, 2000 Although we no tonner hear your voice, We still hear your words of encouragement, support and love. Although we can no tonner touch you, We feel you near, in everythinn we do. -V Always in our hearts, Dave, ll aine, Darrin, Susa tine Mansfield, Beth, Don, Shawl la Mansfield, Andrea, Don, Sean, Stephenie Fox. _    DODDS In memory of our parents, Beatrice, who deceased July 2, 1980 and Stewart, who died June 16, 2001 Do not remember us with tears For we did not live our lives iii sadness Instead, remember us with taunter, music and joy Remember us with words of encouragement and praise for others Remember us with a smile ~ Lovingly remembered by Val, Ron, Herb, Pat, & FamiliesHappy Retirement RON EDIGERAfter 26 years with Canada Post ~ Love, your family Kathryn D. Johnston B.H. Ecol. Congratulations Kate Bachelor of Human Ecology Wilh Distinction Human Ecology Medal of Merit Academic Achievement and Personal Qualities Faculty of Human Ecology Medal Highest Standing Family Studies ~ Love Dud, Mum & turn Anniversaries 42 WIGHTMAN Jack and Lois Cameron and family wish to extend their appreciation and thanks for the many acts of kindness, messages of sympathy, flowers, and baking from friends and neighbors during the loss of a beloved mother and grandmother. Also to those who sent donations in memory of Mom. Our special thanks to the wonderful staff at Fairview Home, the Rev. Jim Brown, and choir of St. George's Anglican church, and to Brookie Donovan for their help and guidance. WARREN The family of the late Wayne K. Warren would like to extend a special thank you to our family and friends for your kindness and assistance during this difficult time. Thank you to Rev. Colin Grambo for the lovely service and to Vern Schneider of Memories Chapel tor caring for us. Your kindness will not be forgotten. ~ Donalda, Cathy, Jim and family. MCLENNAN Our sincere thanks to all for the food, cards, flowers and personal support in the loss of our Ellen. Special thanks to The Gang, The Mermaids, The Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion, CP Pensioners, and 17Wmg, Winnipeg. Our heartfelt thanks to you all. ~ Charlie, Doug, Maryellen and families ARTHUR Many thanks to all my family for hosting and helping make my 95th birthday party so special. Thanks also to all who attended and sent cards and gifts. A very special thank you for your Loome donations -$233 was donated to the Lung Association in memory of Alex. - Ida Arthur 'EoaL 6()tfi cAnmver&ary Let this be your invitation to a “Come and Go Tea” in honour of Laurie and Bernice East’s 60th Wedding Anniversary. It will be held on T hursday, July 4th from 2-4 p.m. in the Activity Koom Fairview Home, 1351-13th St., Brandon Plea se, no Rifts or cards, hut the pleasure of your company. / rTfi/ssf (f uiio eess a/*u PAM & TOM FOSTER would like to thank family and friends who made our wedding day on June 30, 2001 so special and blessed.Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary Dave ami Shirley Boychuk ~ Love Dean and Darren, and families.Happy 25 th Anniversary Sharon and Randy Davies (Inly 2, 1977) ~ Love Mom Leslie, (Phil), sisters, Darlene (Scott), Barb (Bruce), brother Lloyd (Eileen) and families. BOYO Please accept this as your invitation to a social evening honoring Jack and Margaret Boyd on their 50th Anniversary, July 5th, 2002 in the Hamiota Community Centre at 8 p.m., Entertainment at 9 with a dance to follow Rather than cards or gifts a donation may by made, if you so desire to the Community Centre Shed Building Fund KEN AND MARY HAWKINS A Come and Go Tea will be held to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, July 7, 2002 from 2 00-4:00 p m in the Lions Manor, in Ken Robins Room. No cards or gifts please Weddings 43 The Party Professionals & Rental Co. EVENT DECO KAI INC Hi RENTALS Planning a wedding, anniversary, reception or open housef We now have a complete line of rental decor, We have everything you need to make your event spectacular We'll even do the decorating for you! Call 727-5029 BRANDON SUN % ;