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Portage La Prairie Central Plains Herald Leader (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Portage La Prairie, ManitobaContinued from Page 1 mantel eventually hooked up with John Boers a dutch Man living in Canada who specializes in helping liberation children find their fathers. While Boers worked through official channels to try to locate William mantel with the help of other relatives continued with his own search that eventually led him to Kerol Rose Davids older adopted sister. Mantel did not know what the reaction would be from the Rose family so he requested Boers make the initial Contact. Since Boers reception was positive mantel got in touch with Kerol directly. Unfortunately his father William had died in 1984, but mantel discovered he had a half brother David. After the two spoke on the phone a couple of times the reunion was set for nov. 1. Thatus Why ism Here mantel declared to meet my brother. Rose said he was shocked to find out he had a half brother when his sister Kerol called his daughter and told her. After chatting on the phone both Brothers discovered they had the same photos of their father taken during his time in the military which they shared with each other via e mail for confirmation. Thatus when i knew this was for real Rose recalled. The meeting was set up with an Edge of urgency As Rose was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer about a 1 1/ 2 years ago that is considered aggressive. He came in time Rose quipped about his Brothers visit. Its one of the worst cancers you can get. The retired general labourer described his initial reaction to seeing mantel for the first time As almost like looking into a Mirror. We both look like my dad. Or our dad Rose said. The two sat up until 3 a. M. Talking about their father and details of their own lives the first Day mantel arrived. Finding out about any blood relatives he May have via his father was important not Only to mantel but to his family in the Netherlands the dutch expatriate noted. His youngest daughter is especially Happy about the meeting. The Grandfather is gone he said but at least they have an Uncle Back. While William was very much a part of roses life growing up he Likely Only saw mantel a single time. Word has it he has seen me once mantel said. While the revelation of a half brother has been a Shock for both men neither has any hard feelings toward their father. I dont feel any remorse against dad for not telling me Rose said. Me neither mantel added. Mantel is Here for a three week visit. The Brothers plan to go to Manitoba ass War museum in Brandon and visit places significant to the Rose family in Winnipeg such As the place where William was born and his graveside. 2 Central Plains Herald Leader november 8, 2008 thedarl graphic. Com Community foundation Day thursday november 13, 2008 the Community foundation of Portage and District inc celebrates and expresses thanks to our donors and groups who provide invaluable support to our communities. Activities join us for Coffee and cookies 11 00 to 12 noon Herman prior senior Centre Grant presentations launch new named funds donor recognition Lions club of Portage Gemmell family 1 30 to 3 30 p. M. Portage regional Library new website launching revisit imagine Canadas online directory to foundations and corporations All charities Are invited to search online for funding for local projects Check out the microfilm Reader Printer scanner for family history or events for More information please Contact Community foundation of Portage and District inc p. O. Box 1153, Portage la Prairie my r1n 3j9 phone 204 274 2442 fax 204 274 2447 e mail Cpd its. Net wow. Of Phi. Ca proclamation Community foundation Day thursday november 13, 2008 whereas the Community foundation of Portage and districts Mission is to enhance and enrich the Quality of life in Portage la Prairie and District by supporting and developing philanthropy through endowment building donor services Gran making and Community leadership. Whereas the Community foundation of Portage and District inc. Brings together people who care about their Community. It is an Independent Volunteer driven charitable organization that Aims to strengthen the Community by facilitating philanthropy by partnering with donors to build a permanent endowment and other funds from which they support Community projects. Whereas the Community foundation of Portage and District inc. Works collaboratively with other founders and Gran makers and invites qualified organizations in our Community to submit Grant requests. Whereas it is important that the people of Portage and District recognize the value and contribution of such an organization to our communities. The foundation wishes to celebrate and honour the support of our citizens. Therefore we Ken Brennan mayor of the City of Portage la Prairie and Toby Trimble Reeve of the Rural municipality of Portage la Prairie do hereby declare thursday november 13, 2008 at Community foundation Day for our innovative and caring communities. Ken Brennan Toby Trimble mayor Reeve standing Dale Lyle Karen Braden executive director Cpd Vern Crandell president of Cpd. Seated Ken Brennan mayor of Portage la Prairie Toby Trimble Reeve of the Rural municipality of Portage la Prairie. Trevor Pizzey b of science eng it is with great pleasure that or. Karl Gerrand president of can oat milling announces the appointment of or. Trevor Pizzey to vice president and general manager effective november 1, 2008. He will be overseeing the daily operations of the three plants in Portage la Prairie Martinsville Saskatchewan and Barrhead Alberta. Or. Pizza yes career with can oat spans 18 years in a Range of progressively responsible roles. As a respected food Industry executive or. Pizzey has a diverse background in manufacturing research technical sales and engineering project management. Or. Pizzey is a graduate of the school of engineering University of Manitoba. Notice save the car station committee of Portage la Prairie heritage inc. Will not be conducting our annual ice candles program. Our apologies for any inconvenience. Brothers lost but then found were on the net Are you thedarl graphic. Com
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