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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Brandon, Manitoba Bio classified Brandon Sun a saturday november 8, 2008 obituaries Ltd Ltd memorials w a n d related Classi i f i c a t i o n a s obituaries of a obituaries 01 i obituaries of a obituaries 01 a obituaries 01 i obituaries Mav Donna Arlene May Nee Stacey wife of Hugh m. May passed away with her family at her Side on thursday october 23. 2008 at the Brandon regional health Centre Brandon at the age of 69. Donna was born August 25, 1939 in Holmfield. Manitoba and was raised in Killarney alongside Many cherished life Long friends. And extended family members. Donna was always driven and Independent and during her Early years she worked for the Imperial Bank of Commerce and the ramp. In 1959. Donna married her High school sweetheart with whom she lovingly shared her life and family with. All five of their children were born in Virden. In addition to raising and caring for their family Donna also volunteered in Many Levels of Community the Mineses club Camras a Volunteer at the merry Manor residence and within her children a schools. Her generous and caring nature shone through All aspects of her life and touched Many. Donna. Hugh and family moved to Brandon in 1980 where Donna returned to the workforce in 1983 at Mckenzie seeds and then the Brandon and area planning District working with Hugh until her retirement in 1995. Donna enjoyed recreational Bowling crafting with friends and had a deep passion for gardening. She enjoyed keeping up with Curling Golf and her Favourite hockey teams. She deeply cherished her grandchildren and was so proud of each one. Donna was pre deceased by her father Eddie and Mother Evelyn. She is survived by husband Hugh daughter Lisa Bob Sanders sons Stacy Tony and Doug Rosa and daughter Erin As Well As her grandchildren Branden Caplin Devin. Derek. Emma Tove. Liam and Marybeth and Many other relatives and friends who will All miss her dearly. The ceremony to celebrate Donna s life was held on october 28, 2008 at memories Chapel with Rev. Cole Grambo officiating. Interment followed at Rosewood memorial gardens. Donations in memory of Donna May be made to the Charity of your Choice. The family wishes to express their Heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the Many friends and family members who have shown their support encouragement and love during this time. Thanks also to Rev. Cole Grambo for his compassion. Expressions of sympathy May be made at . Arrangements were with memories Chapel amp pre planning Centre. 727-0330. Cluff James Frederick Cluff passed away at the Brandon regional health Centre on wednesday october 29, 2008. James was bom on february 18, 1941 in Sudbury Ontario. In keeping with James wishes cremation has taken place and a private service was held. Expressions of sympathy May be made at . Arrangements were with memories Chapel amp pre planning Centre 727-0330. Hay Donald Allan Hay passed away after a courageous Battle on october 29, 2008. Don was the youngest of five bom on the family farm on March 9, 1935. Don attended school at sight Hill and Austin then received his diploma in agriculture at the University of Manitoba class of �?~55�?T. Returning to Austin Don Farmed with his dad and brother Ted. In 1959, Don married his sweetheart Edie and they enjoyed 49 special years together. In 1966, he left the family farm and began a 32 ? year career with the assessment Branch. Don and Edie moved to Minnedosa in 1967 with their three children and were actively involved in the Community. The family moved to Brandon in 1979 and returned to Minnedosa in 1986. Don enjoyed Curling golfing fishing camping and Fellowship with his friends. The rotary club was a favorite of his and he was especially honoured to receive the Paul Harris foundation award from his fellow rotarians. Don was predeceased by his parents George and Johann Hay. Brothers Gordon Morris and Ted. And Sisters in Law Edna and Audrey. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Edie his children Donna Dowsett Jim Joan Leonard Neil Darren Kelly granddaughters Lee Anne Adams Pete Casey Kyle and Amy Leonard Melanie Courtney and Rachel Hay great granddaughter Hazel Adams sister Mary hotel Glen sister in Law Grace Hay and Many nieces nephews and friends. A Celebration of done a life was held on monday november 3rd, 2008 at the Minnedosa Community conference Centre. Rev. Lynette Miller and Elgin Hall presided. In lieu of Flowers donations May be made to the Minnedosa Golf and country club the Minnedosa palliative care unit Central Plains cancer care services 318 Saskatchewan Avenue East Portage la Prairie Manitoba or a Charity of your Choice. Let me linger in your memory like a Sunbeam on a wave and i ill be your Friend forever till we meet beyond the grave. Minnedosa funeral service was in care of arrangements. Mcdonald or. Herbert John Mcdonald of notre Dame de Lourdes Manitoba passed away peacefully at his residence on november i 2008 at the age of 79 years. Herb was bom on August 28, 1929 in the Daly municipality of Manitoba. He is survived by two Sisters june Fred Smith of Rivers Darlene Al steams of Winnipeg brother Donald a Bud Quot Marion Mcdonald of Medicine hat Alberta and Many nieces and nephews. Herb was predeceased by his father Angus Mcdonald in january 1951, Mother Jean Sykes in january 1977, brother Wesley in june 1999 and brother Bill in june 2001. Herb was Laid to rest beside his Mother at the Rivers cemetery on wednesday november 5, 2008 with Rev. Glenna Beauchamp of the Rivers United Church officiating. Pallbearers were Keith Robins Ted Bowman Jack Mcdonald Christopher Ger Ritzen Dwayne Smith and Art Halliday. Messages of condolence May be placed at . Ockie Novan 727-0694 Harmon Marlene Margaret Harmon. It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of our beloved Mother and grandmother. Marlene Margaret Harmon. Marlene passed away in her Home on the night of october 26, 2008. Marlene was born in Gainsborough. Sask. On August 3, 1937 to Ray and Gertrude Mcmillan. She married Stewart Franklin Harmon on August 22, 1957. They lived on the Harmon farm in Melita my. Stew and Marlene had three children Tammy Debbie and Jim. Marlene worked As a Telephone operator for its in Melita until the office closed in 1976. She was also Busy on the farm Bowling in the ladies league serving with the Dinette club and of course following her children in All their activities. Her children always came first with her own interests next. Marlene and stews House was always open to their friends As Well As their children a friends. Stew and Marlene were separated in 1988 but have shared a special Friendship All these years. Marlene remained on the farm for Many years where she enjoyed the Solitude and quietness yet waited eagerly for the weekends when her children and grandchildren would come Home. She worked at a amp a and Browne a accounting during some of this time. She spent every summer at Oak Lake Campground enjoying time with her friends there. We were All Happy when mom moved to town in 2006. Once in town she was Busy with Bowling legion darts Ket Tes spending time with her Coffee group her neighbors and her sister in Law Joyce Bailey. She enjoyed All your friendships and we Are grateful for that. The most important thing in her life was her family. She spent a lot of her time travelling to Rivers and Boissevain to take in All her grandchildren a activities. Marlene will be lovingly remembered by Stew their children Tammy Steve Dyck. Debbie Mark Phythian Jim Jac Quie Harmon her grandchildren Saxon amp Sean Dyck Scott amp Britney Phythian Kyle Harmon her sister Carol Gary Munro her brother Wayne Marlatt Mcmillan her aunt Noreena Gordon Radu. She is also survived by Sisters in Law Brothers in Law and Many nieces and nephews. Marlene was predeceased by her parents Ray and Gertrude Mcmillan her Brothers Cliff Howard. Mervyn and Don and a son in Law Jim Burnett. The funeral service was held at Melita United Church on october 30, 2008 with reverend Jeri Bjornson officiating. Pallbearers were Saxon Dyck Scott Phythian Barry Harmon Mike Munro Jim Taylor Dan Cameron. Family interment was held at Melita cemetery with arrangements in care of Redpath funeral Home followed by a time for Fellowship in the be Hall in the Church. Donations in memory of Marlene May be made to Melita minor hockey go Melita my. Rom i to. Carlson Christena Jean Carlson passed away at her residence Fairview Home on wednesday november 6, 2008. Funeral service will be held at memories Chapel 330-18th Street North on wednesday november 12, 2008 at 11 00 . Or. Alton Mose and miss Sharon Dorey will officiate. Viewing will be held prior to service. Interment will follow in the Carberry Plains cemetery. Donations in memory of Christena May be made to the heart and stroke foundation of Manitoba 3 824 18th Street Brandon Manitoba r7a 5b7. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathy May be made at . Arrangements Are with memories Chapel amp pre planning Centre 727-0330. Vandusen Isobel Jean Vandusen born in Hartney february 7, 1920, the Only child of Elsie and Merrill Duchesneau passed away october 9, 2008, in the Souris health Centre. She attended Hartney school and the Brandon Normal school. Isobel taught at Breeze Awn Cavell. Elgin. Whitewater and Hartney schools and became the first kindergarten teacher in Hartney school. On october 12, 1946, Isobel and Russell Vandusen were married in St. Paul a presbyterian Church in Hartney. They resided on their farm South of Hartney for 21 years. In 1967 they retired to Hartney. She was a lifetime member of St. Paul a presbyterian Church serving As sunday school teacher choir member and organist until the closing of the Church september 30, 2007. She worked diligently for All organizations for the Church. She was a faithful and hard working member of the Rebekah Lodge serving As Secretary for Many years. After the closing of the Hartney Lodge she remained a member of the jurisdictional Rebekah Lodge. Isobel was very Community minded and worked faithfully for Many organizations. She was always interested in the children of the Community school band concerts and skating and attended As Many of these events As she was Able. Isobel was proud of her Community and was recognized for some of her contributions when she received the order of chivalry from her Lodge she spent Many hours visiting the sick and shut ins at their Homes. Hospital and personal care Home. She was news reporter of the local paper for Many yearn. She was an ardent Ball fan. She and Russell travelled Many Miles in Summers past to cheer for their favorite teams. In 2006 Isobel and Russell celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a Tea where they received congratulations from friends and relatives. She was predeceased by her parents and a Cousin Betty Miller. She leaves to mourn Russell her husband of 62 years cousins Margaret love Robert Jasper Hazel Mills Phyllis elder de Gloria Jasper Don Sandra Jasper Sheila Ross Richardson and Wallace Jasper. Nephew Jack Eleanor Vandusen nieces Norma Cliff Vandusen and Margaret Henry Duncan Vandusen. Special friends Alice and Eby Berthold As Well As extended family and friends. Private interment on october 15th in Riverside cemetery and was followed by a memorial service in the Hartney Centennial Centre with Rev. Barb Alston officiating. The family considered All in attendance honorary pallbearers. A time of Fellowship and refreshments followed. In memory of Isobel donations May be made to cancer care Manitoba. Bocker on november i 2008, gods gentle hand reached Down to take our beloved husband father and father in Law. To his kingdom. Remaining to cherish his life forever. John leaves to mourn his Loving wife of 66 years Mary his Only child Gail Karpo and son in Law. Nick. He is survived by two Brothers Nick and Peter Connie one sister Helen Bill Karpo Sisters in Law Mary Bocker. Emily Kuzik Nellie Prokopchuk. Sadie Prokop Chuk and Ann Henry one brother in Law Alfred Peabody. And Many nieces and nephews. Pred ceasing him were his parents Theodore and Pauline Bocker Brothers Steve and William Bocker Sisters Katie Stella Peabody Martha Piniuta and two siblings in infancy. Also pred ceasing him were Brothers in Law Mike metro Peter Steve and Paul Prokopchuk Mike Kuzik Lance Henry. Russell Mclaughlin George Bates and Harry Piniuta Sisters in Law Elsie Mclaughlin and Doreen Bates. Funeral service was held on thursday november 6, 2008, at the ukrainian orthodox Church of the holy ghost with Rev. For. Michael Skrumeda officiating. Interment was in the Brandon cemetery. A warm and sincere thank you is extended to the staff at the Rhc and Assiniboine Centre for their compassionate care for our beloved John during his final Days. Expressions of sympathy May be made at arrangements were with memories Chapel amp pre planning Centre 727-0330. Muir or. James Malcolm a a Mac Muir of Brandon formerly of the Margaret area passed away peacefully at the Brandon regional health Centre on Friday november 07, 2008 in his 86th year. He is survived by his Loving wife Marie Nee Thier Ryson Don and sister Marie Lancaster. The funeral service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel 332-8th Street on wednesday. November 12, 2008 at 11 0 . With Rev. Shannon Mccarthy of Central United Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Margaret cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence May be placed at . Wbk v 17 Pickie Sinovan 727-0694 March Marguerite 89 years of age beloved wife of the late Hubert March Mother of Marie Vinck died in the Souris health Centre Souris Manitoba on thursday november 6, 2008. Funeral mass will be held at St. Jeans Catholic Church Grande Clairie re Manitoba on monday november to 2008 a1 2 00 . Interment in the Grande Clairie re cemetery prayer service will be held a1 Kowalchuki a funeral Chapel Souris on sunday november 9, 2008 at 7 30 . Or memory of Marguerite donations May be made to the Grande Clairie re cemetery fund or to a Charity of you Choice. Expression of sympathy May be made a1 . As we near our National Day of remembrance we would like to express a selected Independent u n Mal if Csc member by celebrating lives Well lived. 332 8th Street Brandon a 727-0694 our gratitude to those who fought and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our personal Freedom. Funeral amp cremation services

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