Other Articles Clipping from Winnipeg Free Press, Sat, Oct 23, 1999.

Clipped from CA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Free Press, October 23, 1999

/ I7 1U t i.DAISY KRISTJANA SCOTT On Tuesday, October 19,1999 at Lions Prairie Manor, Portage la Prairie, MB, Daisy Kristjana Scott (nee Helgason) passed away at the age of 89 years,Cremation has taken place and interment of cremalns will follow at a later date with immediate family attending a graveside service.Daisy was born December 29,1909 in Winnipeg. She attended school at Grass River District near Waldersee and in Winnipeg. In 1928 Daisy was employed by T. Eaton Co. as a mail order clerk where she worked for nine years. On October 9, 1936, Daisy married George Scott and they moved west of Langruth to take over her father's ranch near Big Grass Marsh. George and Daisy worked side by side on the farm for more than five decades. Daisy had fond memories of the farm animals that became her pets, including her collie dogs, calves, and orphanedlambs.George and Daisy and sister Violet moved to Langruth in 1950 to allow their daughter to attend school. At this time they continued to operate the farm in the marsh, and Daisy began renting out rooms for boarders. Daisy's house became a gathering place for her sister Violet’s music students for more than 25 years. Daisy was active in the Langruth community, was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, served on Church Council, and was a member of the Lutheran Ladies Aid, Langruth Community Hall Committee, Langruth Order of the Royal Purple, and Langruth Curling Club. Daisy supported all community teas and fundraisers.Daisy's life revolved around her family and the house in town became the meeting place for all special family occasions. In Daisy’s view, any family get-together was special, and plans for a full course meal were made as soon as she knew family were on their way. Of course, she and Violet kept the freezer stocked with baking to have on hand for these occasions. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren always felt welcome at Grandma's house. George, Daisy, and ' Violet especially enjoyed having neighbours ! over for coffee and the frequent visits with their j sister Helga and family from. Winnipeg.Daisy’s hobbies included an ever-growing ornament collection, and a large flower and vegetable garden. She was an avid participant in the Langruth Fall Fair for many years. Daisy and George shared an interest in sports, and together they would watch baseball and hockey games on television. She and George also spent a lot of time watching the family at sporting events and 4-H achievements, also providing rides to and from activities.In 1995, George, Daisy, and Violet moved to ' VVestbourne First Crossing Courts. Daisy appreciated the kindness of neighbours and the Home Care staff during her stay in Westbourne. In December, 1996, Daisy became a resident of Lion Prairie Manor in Portage and she resided there until her passing. During her time at the Manor, Daisy enjoyed many activities, visits from friends and family and the kindness and loving care shown to her by the staff.Daisy was predeceased by parents, Jonas and Vilborg (Arnesdottir) Helgason; husband George; sister Violet; son-in-law Ernie Hill; brothers-in-law, Ralph Scott, Joseph Scott; and sister-in-law Grace Stewart. She is survived by daughter Georgina (Vernon) Watson, Gladstone; grandson and family Garry and Barb Hill, Kylynn, Alyssa, and Erin; granddaughter and family, JoAnn and David Egilson, Kris, Kelly, Alan and Jayme, all of LaRgrutb; and granddaughter Karen Hill and Chris of Calgary; sister Helga Scott of Winnipeg; sisters-in-law Rachel M. and Catherine Scott; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her family feels fortunate to have : shared her love and kindness.Floral tributes are gratefully declined. Should friends so desire, donations may be made, to the Lions Prairie Manor Foundation, Portage la Prairie.Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.One by one they go before us,They are fading like the dew,But we know they're watching o’er us,They the good, the fair, the true.Dearest mother you are sleeping,Free from sorrow, free from pain,Still your memory shall be cherished,’Til in Heaven we meet again,A loving mother, true and kind,A beautiful memory left behind.