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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 24, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015 C9 TEST passages. winnipegfreepress. com Today’s Obituary Notices BAEKELAND, Roger Ronald BECKER, Eleanor H. A. CORBIN, Jean Robert DOLENUK, Anne DUFAULT, J. Gabriel FOSTER, Leona FUNK, Aganetha ( Nettie) GENEROSO, Cecilia GENSOREK ( nee ENGLAND), Margaret ( Peggy) HARVIE, Judith ( Judy) Lynn KOHUT, Walter LEDARNEY, Alexander ( Alex) MCGOWAN, Karen Lillian MONTEITH, Emily ( Joan) PATRICIO, Marietta PENNER ( nee SUDERMAN), Helen PIECZONKA, Zofia PONTON, Kenneth Morley ( Moe) RENAUD ( nee BARYLA), Helen SHELTON, John Robert SMALL, Douglas Irwin SUSTARSIC, Amalia TESSIER, Pere Roland, O. M. I. THIESSEN, Annie THOMPSON, Doug THOMPSON, Sid TRAINER ( nee GREENLEY), Darlene TWOREK, Jerry Michal ZELENITSKY, Allan William Notices may not appear in alphabetical order. ROGER RONALD BAEKELAND November 16, 1937 - June 8, 2015 Suddenly, and with his best friend and loving wife of 57 years at his side, Roger Baekeland passed away on June 8 in Winnipeg at St. Boniface General Hospital. Born and raised in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Roger graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1958 with a degree in geological engineering. He was employed by Imperial Oil, Texaco, Forest Oil and Trend Exploration. In 1975 he founded his own company, Jaya Resources in Calgary, from which he has just recently retired. He proudly served as a second- lieutenant in the Canadian Army Reserve, Loyal Edmonton Regiment ( PPCLI) from 1960 to 1965. He was at his happiest being a long- term member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs ( Calgary Bailliage). Roger joined the Chaine in 1986 and over the course of his Chaine career held almost every position on the local council, including Bailli Regional. He was then appointed Echanson for Canada and opened the first Order Mondial in Canada, in Calgary. He also held memberships in the Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, the Glencoe Club and the Petroleum Club. These all fed his favourite hobbies: food, wine, travel and golf. His intellect, mischievous nature and magnetic personality were only surpassed by his generosity and genuine love of family and friends. He was truly one of a kind. Roger is survived by his wife Lee ( nee Janssens); three sons Allen ( Jennifer), Steven ( Holly), and Gregg; sister Rena ( Jim) Parker; grandchildren Page, Kamaren, and Silas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and in- laws. He was predeceased by his parents Omer and Eva Baekeland; brother Gus and sister- in- law Ruby Baekeland; and nephew Richard Baekeland. The family would like to thank the cardiac staff at St. Boniface General Hospital and the cardiac unit of Concordia Hospital, especially Nancy, as well as their kindness and professionalism. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Community Church ( 800 – 85 Street S. W.) on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 11: 00 a. m. A reception will follow at the Calgary Golf and Country Club. Graveside Service to take place at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens ( west end of 17 Ave. SW) on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 11: 00 a. m. Condolences may be forwarded through www. mcinnisandholloway. com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to St. Mary’s University, 14500 Bannister Rd. S. E., Calgary, AB T2X 1Z4, info@ stmu. ca. In living memory of Roger Baekeland, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S. W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5 Telephone: 1- 800- 661- 1599 ELEANOR H. A. BECKER Peacefully, with her son by her side, Eleanor passed away at the Grace Hospital on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the age of 100 years. Longer notice to follow. NEIL BARDAL FUNERAL CENTRE 204- 949- 2200 neilbardalinc. com JEAN ROBERT CORBIN A Celebration of Remembrance will be held for Jean Robert Corbin on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 7: 00 p. m. at Neil Bardal Funeral Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Avenue. Complete obituary in Saturday’s paper. ANNE DOLENUK Anne passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2015, at the age of 98. Funeral Liturgy will be held on Saturday, June 27 at 10: 00 a. m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Avenue E., Beausejour with interment to follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Tyndall, MB. Longer obituary to follow. SOBERING FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, Beausejour 268- 3510 or MB Toll Free 1- 877- 776- 2220 www. soberingfuneralchapel. com TEST TEST J. GABRIEL DUFAULT Born September 26, 1941 Died June 18, 2015 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Gabriel, our dear husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew and cousin. He was the son of Alphonse and Anna Dufault. He leaves his wife Jeannine and two children, Lucille Dufault and Pierre Dufault along with his spouse Sheila Haas- Dufault, and his grandchildren, Marie- Anna Dufault Rae, Jean- Pierre and Riel Dufault. He also leaves siblings, Jeannette and her spouse Ben, Leo and his spouse Daryl, and Jocelyn and her spouse Hersh. You were a kind, strong and good man to your family. We don’t know if we’ll know another like you. You gave so much love to your family, friends, community and animals. Your generosity and compassion radiated every room you entered. Know that you left this world loved. We hope to see you again someday, maybe in the Sahara desert, where a little prince will come from a little asteroid and ask us to draw him a sheep. A prayer service for family and close friends will be held at Desjardins Funeral Chapel, Thursday, June 27 at 7: 00 p. m. Desjardins 204- 233- 4949 1- 888- 233- 4949 www. desjardinsfuneralchapel. ca LEONA FOSTER It is with sadness, that we announce the passing of Leona Foster on June 20, 2015. A celebration of Leona’s life will be held at 2: 00 p. m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. Longer notice to follow. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www. glenlawn. ca Glen Lawn Funeral Home 204- 982- 7550 AGANETHA ( NETTIE) FUNK It is with a heavy heart that we say good- bye to our loving mother, grandmother and Amma who passed away June 19, 2015, at the age of 87, at Middlechurch Personal Care Home. Nettie will be sadly missed by her daughter Debbie and son- in- law Robert De Jaeger, her two granddaughters Melanie ( Dennis), and Laura ( Tyler). She will be greatly missed by her five great- grandchildren, Cailin, Cassidy, Hayley, Ella and Xavier who were the joys of her life. Nettie was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Bernie in 2003 and by her companion John Harkins in 2013 who shared her love of dancing and gave her joy in life again. She was the last one in her family ( Hiebert) being predeceased by her nine sisters and two brothers. Nettie spent most of the early years working. She was a woman of many talents. She worked at Rae and Jerry’s and in sales at Sweet Sixteen Dress Shop and Eaton’s. Nettie worked for Sanford Evans Printing and Publishing for over 17 years until an injury required her to leave. This injury did not keep her down as a few years later Nettie and Bernie opened numerous businesses including Dairy Town Ice Cream parlor in 1977. In 1986 they retired in Gimli where they enjoyed a quieter pace of life, travelling to Mesa, Arizona in the winter and Gimli in the summers. Nettie would always call Gimli her home even though she had moved to assisted living in 2004 and then to Middlechurch Personal Care Home in 2012. We would like to thank every single person on B2 at Middlechurch for their wonderful care and comfort of Mom and also care and support of the family. Your smiles and hugs were great. A special thanks to the friends of Nettie’s at the home. Cremation has already taken place and a celebration of her life will be held at Klassen Funeral Home, 1897 Henderson Hwy. at 10: 00 a. m., Friday, June 26, 2015 with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation to Manitoba Arthritis Society, 386 Broadway Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3C 3R6; Middlechurch Personal Care Home, 280 Balderstone Rd., West St. Paul, MB R4A 5A2; CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9, or a charity of your choice. KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 HENDERSON HWY. 204- 338- 0331 Condolences may be sent to www. klassenfuneralhome. com CECILIA GENEROSO Cecilia passed away June 20, 2015, aged 60 years. Darin Hoffman, Funeral Director, in care of arrangements. Mosaic Funeral Chapel, 1839 Inkster Blvd., ( 204) 275- 5555. www. mosaicfunerals. ca EMILY ( JOAN) MONTEITH On Sunday, June 21, 2015, Joan died at the Grace Hospice, at the age of 62 years. For those who wish, viewing will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 starting at 10: 00 a. m. in Silver Heights United Church, 199 Garrioch Avenue @ Mount Royal Road followed by Joan’s Funeral Service at 10: 30 a. m. with Rev. Brenda Gibson presider. A longer obituary notice will follow in Thursday’s newspaper edition. Wojcik’s Funeral Chapel, 2157 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB in care of arrangements 204.897.4665. For those who wish to sign Wojcik’s online Guest Book please visit our website at www. wojciksfuneralchapel. com TEST TEST MARGARET ( PEGGY) GENSOREK ( nee ENGLAND) Peacefully, on June 20, 2015, at the Misericordia Health Centre, at the age of 92. Predeceased by her loving husband Frank in 2006, Peggy is survived by son Ron; daughters, June ( Gary) and Bev ( Al); grandchildren, Kris ( Joanne), Brennan, Chelsea ( Patrick), Lindsay ( Martin); and great- grandson Brandon. Peggy is also survived by her brother Bob ( Yopie); sisters, Dorothy, Edith and Betty ( Orin), as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Bertha England, brother Bill and sister Jean. Peggy was born on January 16, 1923 in Cadogan, Alberta. At the age of 14, she moved with her family to Provost, Alberta, where she completed high school. She joined the Royal Canadian Air Force ( Women’s Division) at the commencement of the Second World War and was posted in Winnipeg throughout the war. While in the RCAF, she was a member of the first womens bugle band in Canada and made many lifelong friends. Peggy was very proud to have served her country. While in the Air Force, Peggy met her future husband, Frank. They were married in 1946 and settled in Winnipeg, where they raised their family. Peggy loved her family dearly and cherished the time spent with them. Peggy and Frank spent many summers at Nutimik Lake, along with their children and grandchildren, as well as taking annual winter trips to Hawaii. Peggy was an avid reader. She also loved nature, the outdoors, travelling, sports, music and maintained a keen interest in politics. The family would like to thank the staff of Cornish 6 - Misericordia Health Centre, for the superb care they have given Peggy over the past eight months. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 2: 00 p. m. at Glen Eden Funeral Home, 4477 Main Street, West St. Paul. Interment and reception will follow. Donations in Peggy’s memory may be made to the Misericordia Health Centre, 99 Cornish Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1A2. Glen Eden Funeral Home and Cemetery 204- 338- 7111 JUDITH ( JUDY) LYNN HARVIE 1944 - 2015 Peacefully, on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, Judy passed away at Riverview Health Centre. She is survived by her loving husband, Ed ( Butch); children, Ed ( Lori), Larry ( Maria), Jim ( Tracey), Sharon ( Dave), Sherri ( Cory), 10 grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren, as well as her brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Judy loved her career in hairdressing, as well as spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. A viewing will be held at 7: 00 p. m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB. Funeral service will take place at 2: 00 p. m. on Friday, June 26, 2015 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. For those who wish to sign the online Guest Book please visit our website. Chapel Lawn www. chapellawn. ca 885- 9715 WALTER KOHUT November 8, 1928 - June 8, 2015 Peacefully during a short stay at Seven Oaks Hospital, our beloved father and husband to Nadia passed away. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 26 at 1: 00 p. m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. 204- 586- 8044 MARIETTA PATRICIO Marietta passed away June 19, 2015, aged 59 years. Darin Hoffman, Funeral Director, in care of arrangements. Mosaic Funeral Chapel, 1839 Inkster Blvd., ( 204) 275- 5555. www. mosaicfunerals. ca JOHN ROBERT SHELTON It is with great sadness we announce the passing of John Robert Shelton on June 21, 2015 at the age of 80, beloved husband of Grace. Longer obituary to follow in Saturday’s edition. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www. glenlawn. ca Glen Lawn Funeral Home 204- 982- 7550 TEST TEST ALEXANDER ( ALEX) LEDARNEY February 16, 1964 - June 20, 2015 It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of a beloved husband, father, brother and friend... Alex Ledarney. Alex is survived by his loving wife Carmen Ledarney, his son Alexander Ledarney Jr. and his stepson Enzo Laterza. He is also survived by his siblings, Sharon ( Stan) Baron, Patricia ( Dick) Fehr, Mitcheal ( Liz) Ledarney, Kathy Ledarney and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Alec Ledarney, his mother Nancy Ledarney and his brother Leonard Ledarney. Alex was loved by so many. He was always smiling, especially when he spent time outdoors. His best times were spent at the cabin in Dominion City with his loving wife, sons, and close family and friends. After 26 years of being an employee at Boeing Canada Winnipeg, he was always making people laugh and smile. He was also a proud union member of Unifor Local 2169. Alex was an avid hunter, and was passionate about the sport; archery in particular. He was extremely proud of all his trophies and would talk incessantly about hunting to anyone that would listen. Alex was a proud member of the Labattes Wildlife Association for many, many years. Throughout his membership, he has won all his awards from hunting. He also sat at the executive table. Alex was a body builder and was passionate about training. He has had huge accomplishments in his life with his bodybuilding. Alex was Mr. Manitoba in 1985 and runner- up to Mr. Canada in 1994. He will be extremely missed by Carmen. He was her rock. She will miss him calling her “ Angel”, and checking up on her to make sure she was safe. He was her fierce protector and biggest fan. Alex was her world. The family would like to thank the first responders, paramedics and the caring staff at the Morris Hospital. They would also like to thank Brittain Empson, Connor Empson and Mike Waddingham, for all their help and support. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 1: 00 p. m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main St. Interment will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to “ The Heart and Stroke Foundation” or the Wildlife Foundation. 204- 586- 8044 KAREN LILLIAN MCGOWAN ( nee FOY) February 25, 1951 - June 16, 2015 It is with sadness we announce the sudden passing of our mother Karen, who departed for paradise peacefully at her home, at the age of 64, after a brief battle with cancer. She is survived by her daughter Shannon Spurrill ( Reg), son Jason McDonald ( Janice), and daughter Alayna McGowan- Middleton ( James). She also leaves to mourn her passing her brother Peter Foy ( Trudy), brother Glenn Foy ( Kim), sister Darlene Dilay ( Ray), brother Steve Foy, as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents Wilfred and Betty Foy, and her daughter Tamara Wollmann. Karen was born and raised in Winnipeg, and remained living in the North End where she had grown up. She loved dogs and had spent a number of years grooming and training her Cocker Spaniels for shows, and was an active member of kennel clubs. She was also a very creative soul when it came to visual arts. Whether it was decorating a cake for a special occasion, her incredible talent with sketching, floral arrangements, or home- made Halloween costumes for her children, Karen was in her element when it came to attention to fine details. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2: 00 p. m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba in Karen’s memory. PERE ROLAND TESSIER, O. M. I. Le père Roland nous a laisser pour la maison du Père à l’âge de 91 ans. Le conseil Goulet et la Paroisse du Précieux- Sang invite amis et Paroissiens pour une Messe jeudi le 25 juin à 19H00, au 200 rue Kenny. Pour plus de renseignments contactez Robert au 204- 250- 3211. 204- 586- 8044 TEST TEST HELEN PENNER ( nee SUDERMAN) 1925 - 2015 Helen entered the hands of the Lord June 20, 2015. She is now at peace. The family: her daughter Bev ( Brian); sons, Bruce, Lindsay and Ron; grandsons, Orion ( Loretta) and Andrew; sister Ann; in- laws, John ( Helena), George ( Clarice), Corney ( Helen), Marie ( Jake), would like to invite you to a celebration of her life. Mom was predeceased by Isaac Penner. She enjoyed gardening and sewing. The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to all those who visited Mom in the last years of her life. We have seen her eyes light up when visitors came. There are too many to mention here. Finally, we would like to thank the staff at Selkirk General Hospital, Concordia Hospital and Middlechurch Nursing Home - “ You make healthcare work”. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 10: 00 a. m. at Glen Eden Funeral Home, 4477 Main Street. Viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment and reception will follow service. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www. glenedenmemorial. ca Glen Eden Funeral Home & Cemetery 204- 338- 7111 ZOFIA PIECZONKA After a lengthy hospital stay, Zofia passed away peacefully at the Seven Oaks General Hospital on Sunday, June 21, 2015. Zofia is survived by her son John; brother Bronislaw ( Stasia); brother- in- law Kazimierz ( Wladyslawa) all in Poland; and numerous nieces and nephews in Poland and Canada. She was predeceased by her son Roman, and husband Tadeusz. Zofia was a very hard working person, very meticulous, articulate and paid close attention to detail. She worked as a sewing machine operator at Greb Shoes for over 15 years and for another 15 more at Smitty’s Pancake House in Garden City. Zofia faithfully attended Holy Ghost Church since she came to Canada. Family was very important to Zofia, she always put her family and their needs first before her own. Rosary will be recited Friday, June 26 at 9: 30 a. m. followed by Mass at 10: 00 a. m. at Holy Ghost Church, 341 Selkirk Avenue. Interment to follow in Holy Ghost Cemetery. “ Wieczny Odpoczynek Racz Jej Dac, Panie” 204- 586- 8044 HELEN RENAUD ( nee BARYLA) 1926 - 2015 Peacefully, on Saturday, June 20, 2015, Helen passed away at the age of 89, with family by her side. Helen is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 62 years, Gerry; her children, Debra ( Don), Gail ( Bill), Ken ( Cathy); and grandchildren, Lisa ( Jon) of Okotoks, AB, Bonnie ( Ken) of Milton, ON, Jonathan and Matthew. She is also survived by her greatgrandchildren, Tyson, Brooklyn, Julie, Connor, Aaron; as well as her brother Victor Phillips ( Irene) of Ajax, ON. She was predeceased by her father Michael Baryla, her mother Frances Phillips and brother Walter Baryla. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Concordia Place Personal Care Home for their kind and excellent care extended to Helen for the last 19 months. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 11: 00 a. m. with viewing at 10: 30 a. m. at Green Acres Funeral Home, # 1 Highway East at Navin Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Helen may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba or to the charity of your choice. GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery ( 204) 222- 3241 Condolences may be sent to www. greenacresfuneralhome. com TEST WFP, 20150624,, 9, C, 1 - Requested Tue Jun 23 16: 59: 36 2015 - Job 500101230

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