Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 12, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Josephine (Jo) Norek, beloved wife of the lateGeorge Eric Landin, passed away peacefully
Suddenly, in her
Born at Manitou, MB,
Peacefully on the
John Norek, of Virden, MB passed away at
in his sleep on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at the
home, on Sunday, May
July 6, 1921, passed
morning of May 10,
Virden Health Centre on Thursday, May 6, 2004
Brandon Regional Health Centre.
9, 2004, Mary passed
away in White Rock, BC
2004, Charles Joseph
at the age of 86.
He was the loving father of Arleen Jardine.
Gingras, aged 95,
Funeral services will be held from G. R.
on May 7, 2004. He was
George was predeceased by his wife of 49 and
Mary was born May
passed away at St.
Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden on Friday,
the youngest of four
one half years, Elsie Evelyn Landin (nee
27, 1927 in Winnipeg.
May 14 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jason Hodson
sons of Manitoba pio-
She was one of a family
officiating. Interment will follow in Breadalbane
neers Thomas Pybus
Remaining to cherish
George was born on the family farm near
of six children and
and Elizabeth (Wray)
his memory are his
Mulvihill, MB on January 13, 1914, the youngest
grew up in the city�s
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be
Pybus. Predeceased by
wife Margaret of 51
son of the late Erik and Kristina Landin. In his
north end and attended
made to the Canadian Diabetes Association in
his brothers Allin,
years of marriage; his
middle teens, he left home to work in
St. John�s High School.
memory of Jo.
Clarence and Ernest,
Saskatchewan and Manitoba building and
She met her husband
and survived by his be�
(Andy) Kiazyk and Rita
repairing grain elevators. Carpentry became his
Don, at Grand Beach
G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in
loved wife Rose (of
(Larry) Lewarton; three
trade, and he was extremely good at it. When he
and married him on July 31, 1948. They raised
care of arrangements
White Rock) whom he married in August 1942,
grandchildren Greg, Alycia and Trevor; as well
enlisted in the Canadian Army for a short period
three children, while working, which couldn�t
son Brian and daughter-in-law Eugena (of New
as his sister Gertrude (Donald) Miller of Ottawa,
of time, he was with the Engineer Corp. While in
have been an easy task, but they never let us see
Westminster, BC), sisters-in-law Vera Pybus (of
sister-in-law Lillian, and many nieces and
basic training at Fort William he met Elsie and
that it was a challenge at times. She was not only
Winnipeg, MB), Betty Pybus (of Sarnia, ON),
they were married, December 1941. When
our mother, but treated our friends as their
Charlie worked for 46 years with the Sherwin�
nieces and nephews.
construction slowed in the Winnipeg area, they
mother as well. The door was always open and
Williams Paint Co. During the War 1939 to 1945,
He served in the Canadian Army for 13 years,
moved to Prince Rupert, BC, where he worked in
our house was where the neighbourhood kids
Charlie enlisted with the R.C.A.F. and was an
seeing action in the Second World War during
the shipyard, building ships. They returned to
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
came to listen to Kevin�s band practices or just
the invasion of Sicily and in the campaigns
Winnipeg, where he worked for different
at the Grace General
hang out. Because she had such an easy-going
through Italy and in North-West Europe. Follow-
His great love of books and the importance he
construction companies. During the winter
Hospital, at the age of
nature she made them all feel welcome.
ing his service he entered business, enjoying a
placed on education are gifts he gave to his
months he worked for his brothers-in-law, Ed
Mary worked at Eaton�s and then the Canadi�
successful career in Winnipeg as a realtor and
children and grandchildren.
and Bill McInnes at their logging sites in the Big
She is survived by
an Wheat Board where she retired from in 1986.
mortgage broker, and together with his brother
He had several hobbies during his lifetime;
Whiteshell area, while Elsie cooked for the crew.
her three loving
She enjoyed her retirement, spending her sum�
photography, bird-watching, jelly making, and
Clarence built what was in its day the largest
George worked the last 15 years, prior to his
mers at the family cottage with her husband
genealogy were his favourites.
private mortgage company in Manitoba. He
retirement in 1979, with the Manitoba Civil
Motriuk and her
Don, her children, grandchildren and friends,
briefly retired at 45, found it not much to his lik-
He valued his church and cultural community.
Service. He had been a long time member of the
husband Bill of
where again, the door was always open.
ing and returned to the business world for an-
He was active in and served on the executive of
Carpenters Union and the Royal Canadian
Our mother was a very devoted, loving person
many organizations: St. Thomas More
other 10 years. Of all his achievements during
Legion. He enjoyed bowling and curling.
Teatro of Portland, OR,
who also had a feisty nature that made her
Chaplaincy, St. Paul�s Library Guild, Heritage
his career, the one he was proudest of was his
George was predeceased by: his parents; his
Robert and his wife Marlene of Winnipeg; and
unique and unforgettable when you met her. We
Credit Union (now Cambrian), Sherwin-Williams
reputation for integrity: once given, his word
brothers, Pete, Oscar, Axel and Albin; sisters,
her grandchildren, Bill and Lindsay Motriuk,
will all miss her.
Old Guard, Credit Institute of Canada, and St.
was quite literally his bond.
Victoria, Selma, Olga and Anna. He is survived
Jennifer, Stephanie and Kimberly Teatro, and
Mary is survived by her son Kevin; son Keith
Boniface Historical Society.
In his day Dad came to know Premiers and
by his daughter, Arleen; son-in-law Tom;
Trevor and Jason Polson. She is survived by her
(Gerrie); daughter Darlene (Bob); and
Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate his life
paupers, the great and the humble, the privi�
grandsons, Darryl (Monika), Scott (Lili), Rodney
nieces and nephews, Mardie Newton, Bill
grandchildren, Nicole, Ken, Colin and Dana.
will be held on Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. at
leged and the deprived. To him, each was indis-
Marshall, Bruce Marshall, Dorie Billich and
(Carrie); great-grandchildren, Thomas,
She was predeceased by her husband Don in
St. Thomas More Chapel, 66 Birchdale Ave., with
tinguishable, a human being who deserved re�
Kathleen, Gabriel and Dylan. He also leaves
1995, father John, mother Sophie, brother Nick
spect in equal measure, irregardless of his or
Father Lucien Roy presiding.
She was predeceased by her husband
many nephews and nieces and their children, all
and sister Anne.
Dr. Robert Polson, in 1990; her parents, Nelson
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in
her station in life. Position, origin or belief were
of whom were very special to him.
A memorial service will be held on Friday,
and Marion South; and her sister Eleanor
Charlie�s memory to CancerCare Manitoba,
all of no consequence: it was the individual who
A private graveside ceremony will be held at a
May 14 at 2:00 p.m, at Cropo Funeral Chapel,
1160-675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E
was important to him. He had a special affection
1442 Main St.
Barbara was a lifelong resident of Winnipeg.
0V9 or to St. Thomas More Building Fund, in
for those who struggled against all odds to make
Flowers are gratefully declined. Friends who
She attended Riverbend School (Balmoral Hall)
care of Holy Cross Church, 252 Dubuc St.,
a better life for themselves and their families,
wish make a donation in memory of George to a
CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL
where she made many cherished, lasting
Winnipeg, MB R2H 1E3.
and he went to extraordinary lengths to help. In
charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may
friendships. After completing high school she
The family would like to extend heartfelt
1975 he and Rose relocated to White Rock.
be forwarded to [email protected]
went on to graduate from the Winnipeg General
thanks to Dr. Nason at CancerCare and the
He was a keen traveller, and it became an an-
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel &
Hospital as a Registered Nurse in 1945. She
Radiation Staff. A special thanks to the staff on
nual tradition that he and Rose and close friends
Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
worked as a nurse in the Children�s Hospital,
1921 - 2004
6A South and nurse Tammy on C.V.T., Dr. B.
took up residence in Palm Springs every winter,
Deer Lodge Hospital, T. Eaton Company, as well
Peacefully on May 9,
Kvern and Dr. R. Anderson.
pursuing sunshine and golf. A superb athlete in
What is a Father?
as two years with Trans Canada Airlines as a
Mother�s day, 2004, at
Many thanks to all the transportation
his youth, Dad enjoyed all sports throughout his
A father is a person that is forced
stewardess prior to her marriage in 1951.
Concordia Hospital in
life and in particular became a familiar and for�
to endure childbirth without an anesthetic.
Barbara was an active member of Kappa
Winnipeg with her fam�
midable figure on the links. He was a devoted
A father is a person that growls
"One who lives for others
Kappa Gamma Sorority, the Junior League of
ily at her side, our won-
Freemason (Scottish Rite) and an enthusiastic
when he feels good�
and serves-never dies."
Winnipeg, and the Winnipeg Winter Club while
derful mother was
member of Khartoum Shrine Temple�s Cycle Es�
and laughs aloud when scared half to death.
she raised her three children. Once her children
released into the loving
cort. It would be difficult to find a more passion-
The Desjardins Funeral Chapel in care of
A father never feels worthy of the
were grown, she fulfilled her dream of returning
arms of Jesus.
ate booster of Shriner�s Hospitals for Sick
arrangements, 233-4949 or toll free
worship in a child�s eyes.
to school, graduating in 1983 with her Bachelor
Connie will be great-
He�s never quite the hero his daughter
of Arts (Anthropology) Degree from the
ly missed by her son
Life for Dad was a fascinating journey of high
believes him to be.
University of Winnipeg, the proud recipient of
Family and friends are invited to
Fred Martin (Carolyn);
adventure, and adventures he had in great quan-
So he works too hard to try and
several undergraduate scholarships.
sign the Book of Condolences at
her daughter Donna
tity. Yet he always retained a sense of humility
smooth the rough places in the road
Barbara was a devoted wife, mother,
Neufeld (Bob); and grandchildren, Caryn
and gratefulness, even for the smallest of kind�
for those of his own who will follow him.
grandmother and aunt. We will miss her counsel,
Vanhemert (Martin), Dan Martin, Christopher
nesses that many of the rest of us would take for
A father is a man that gets very angry
love and great stories of summer life at the
Martin, Shawn Martin, Catherine Cooney
granted. In the best traditions of philanthropy,
when the first school grades
family cottage at Falcon Lake.
(Neufeld), Tim Neufeld, Jon Neufeld and great�
his generosity was quietly given with no expec�
aren�t as good as he thinks they should be.
The family wishes to express their thanks to
grandchildren, Steve Vanhemert, Carina
tation of repayment. His one condition was that
He scolds his daughter, though he knows
the staff and new found friends at the Westha-
Vanhemert, Kristen Vanhemert, Ciaran Martin,
when the recipient was able, to in turn help
it�s the teacher�s fault.
ven Retirement Residence, to all her home care
Kayla Cooney and Nathan Cooney. Also surviv�
Fathers are who give daughters away
workers, and the staff of the Grace General
ing are her sisters, Mildred Hutchings
He was greatly loved and will be missed by
to other men,
Hospital for making her final days so
(Toronto), Veryle Gates (Winnipeg), Joyce Beck
so they can have grandchildren
comfortable. A special thanks to Sandy, her
(Tucson) and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
For those who wish to celebrate the life of a
who are smarter than anybody�s.
morning "sunshine" and Cecilia, her evening
Connie was predeceased by three brothers,
remarkable man, a service will be held at the
I don�t know where a father
George, Doug and Bob McKinnon. Connie was
Chapel of Victory Memorial Park Funeral
goes when he dies.
In keeping with Barbara�s wishes, a private
born in Thunder Bay (Fort William) Ontario on
Centre, 14831-28th Ave., Surrey on Friday, May
But I�ve an idea that after a good
family service will be held. In lieu of flowers,
June 29, 1921 where she spent her early years.
14, at 11:00 a.m., with burial to follow. Visitation
rest...wherever it is,
donations in Barbara�s memory may be made to
Connie served during the Second World War
time will be held on Thursday, May 13, from 7:00
he won�t just sit on a cloud,
the Heart and Stroke Foundation Of Manitoba,
as a Wren at which time she married Frederick
p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Victory Memorial Park
but with the girl he�s loved,
Suite 200, 6 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB R3L
Hungar who predeceased her in 1949. She mar-
Funeral Centre. In lieu of flowers donations to
wait for the child she bore.
GEORGE (GYORGY) FLORIAN
ried George Martin in 1953 and then lived in
St. John�s Presbyterian Church of White Rock or
He�ll be busy there too...
Thunder Bay/Schreiber area until his death in
any charity of your choice, would be
Passed away peacefully on May 9, 2004 at the
repairing the stairs,
1983. Since 1985 she lived out the rest of her life
Funeral Chapels - 669 Broadway - 783-7211
age of 83 years at home.
oiling the gates, improving the streets,
close to her daughter and sister in Winnipeg. She
George will be fondly remembered by his
smoothing the way.
VICTORY MEMORIAL PARK
was active in music, singing, painting, crafts,
loving wife of 58 years, Magda (Kuti) who
sewing, hospitality, church and family,
ADAM OTTO LUTZ
shared a loving and loyal relationship through
especially with her grandchildren and great
With great sadness
all of their married life. He also leaves his chil�
grandchildren. She was a loving, caring
WILLIAM "BILL" RUTHERFORD
we announce the pass-
Monday, May 10, 2004,
dren, son George Jr. (Lorraine), daughter Jac-
Christian who blessed all who came her way.
With profound sadness we announce the
ing of our beloved
Elizabeth Ritchie, aged
queline (Ron) Campo, and daughter Violet (Bob)
The family thanks Dr. H. Neufeld and Concordia
peaceful passing of our father, grandfather and
husband, father, grand�
74 passed away at
Sandford; grandchildren, Pamela (James) Elias,
Hospital staff for extending loving care.
great-grandfather, Bill Rutherford on Saturday,
father, and great�
Lisa, Jenny, Sarah, Brandon, Cameron, Reid,
The funeral service will be held Friday, May
May 8, 2004 at the age of 88, at Eastgate Lodge in
grandfather on May 8,
She was predeceased
Amery, and Landon; great-grandchildren,
14 at 11:00 a.m. at Berean Baptist Church, 225
2004 at the age of 85 at
Beausejour, MB. Surrounded by family he
by her parents, Judson
Rachel, Jenna and Stephanie.
Sutton Ave., North Kildonan. Interment will be
the Misericordia Health
passed over to join his wife Dorothy on the date
George and Magda immigrated to Canada
held at a later date in Thunder Bay, ON.
Centre with his loving
of their wedding anniversary 67 years ago. We
from Hungary in 1957 settling in Winnipeg
wife Mamie at his side
would like to express the family�s gratitude
Beth will be lovingly
where they raised their family. In the later part
Arrangements entrusted to:
of 53 years.
towards the caring and compassionate staff of
remembered by her
of his life he worked for the Provincial
VOYAGE FUNERAL HOME
He is also survived
Eastgate Lodge for the long term care extended
husband of 53 years,
Government as a cabinet maker and retired in
by his daughter Linda
Alex; children, Michael
220 Hespeler Avenue
(Halif); son Leslie
He is survived by his son Michael (Sandy);
(Helen), Doreen, and John (Joanne);
George was an avid violinist who played for
(Barbara); grandchildren, Loni, Lateef, Alex,
daughter-in-law Stella; grandchildren, Kelly
grandchildren, Rick, Dave, Greg, Scott, Dylan
many concerts and was a member of the
Carrie, Shawna; great-grandchildren, Ilyssia,
Boyce (Ron), Kathy Rutherford, Lisa Thomas
and Lauren; and great-granddaughter Delilah.
Manitoba Conservatory of Music. He loved
Riker; as well as his sister Mary.
(Trevor), Shannon Schuerbeke (James), Patricia
She is also survived by her brothers, Donald
spending time at the cottage with his family and
Adam was predeceased by his father Jacob
Penner (Jason), Jim Rutherford, Gary
It is with sadness
(Clare) and Dan; and sister Shirley Swan.
grandchildren, where he also enjoyed bee
and mother Amelia; brother Jack; sisters, Betty,
Rutherford (Virgelene); and many great�
that we announce the
Beth spent her working career as a foster
keeping and gardening.
Ida, Rosie; and father and mother-in-law, Paul
grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters,
passing of our dear hus�
mother and care giver to many children. In her
Memorial service will be held on Friday,
and Francis Liszczynski.
Clara Powell (Wallace), Doris Roberts; brother
band and father, aged
later years Beth and Alex enjoyed their time
May 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel,
Edward Rutherford (Margo); and nieces and
75 years, on May 9, 2004
spent at White Mouth Falls, and wintering in
1442 Main St. Family and friends are invited to
Goodbye my family my life has passed. I
at the Victoria General
Yuma, AZ. Mom had a love for pets, enjoyed
the Hungarian House, 443 Selkirk Ave. after
loved you all to the very last, always continue to
William is predeceased by his wife Dorothy,
Hospital. Left to
bingo and playing cards with friends at the lake.
interment in Glen Eden Memorial Gardens.
love each other, for my sake, for those you love
son Gary and one brother Robert who passed
cherish his memory are
She was a longtime member of the United
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in
don�t go away. They walk beside you everyday.
away one year ago.
his loving wife of 48
Church and most recently at St. Vital United
George�s memory to a charity of one�s choice.
Father, father-in-law, grandpa and great grand-
Bill started working for McCabe Grain
years, Betty and their
CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL
Company as general manager and in 1953 he
two daughters Linda
Memorial service will be held on Friday,
joined his brother-in-law Wallace Powell who
Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 14
May 14 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Road United
had acquired Breen Motors. Century Motors
at 2:00 p.m. in Green Acres Funeral Chapel,
He will be missed by
Church, 613 St. Mary's Rd., a reception will
LTD. and Prairie Reman LTD were then formed
Hwy. #1 E. at Navin Road, with Tony Markham
his brother Louis (Linda) of Emerson, sisters-in�
follow at church. Interment will take place at a
officiating. Viewing will be held one hour prior
and Bill rose from general manager to chairman
law Irene of Emerson and Ann (Don) Ranchie of
August 19, 1916 �
to the service.
of the board culminating in his retirement in
California, brother-in-law Frank Horner of
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the
May 6, 2004
Pallbearers: Harvey Bergner, Larry and
1990. Bill was well known and respected in the
Calgary and many special nieces, nephews and
Heart and Stroke Foundation, Suite 200, 6 Don-
Peacefully with her
Dennis Larke, Vernon Ycyshyn, Ken McInnis,
auto industry serving as past president of the
cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Otto
ald St., Winnipeg, MB R3L 0K6 or a charity of
daughters at her side,
Manitoba Dealer Council. He also was a Mason
and Rosalie, brothers Robert and Herbert, sister
Mary Kowal passed
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a
and member of Khartum Temple.
Hilda and sister-in-law Verna.
away on Thursday,
charity of your choice or to the Canadian
Arrangements entrusted to:
Bill and Dorothy enjoyed many winters as
Walter was born on February 12, 1929 and
May 6, 2004. She was
Diabetes Association, Heart & Stroke
CHAPEL LAWN FUNERAL HOME
residents of LongBoat Key, FL.
spent his childhood on the family farm near
predeceased by her
Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, Manitoba
CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM
A private family service will be held at Chapel
Emerson. He began his formal education at the
Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave.
University of Manitoba and after graduating
Mary leaves to
My sincere thanks to the Misericordia Health
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in
with his B.Sc and B.Paed degrees in 1953, he
mourn her passing and
Centre management staff and the 5th floor south
memoriam to the Alzheimer Society of
taught the science program in Dominion City
EDWARD ALBERT SMITH
to cherish her memory
nurses, care-givers you know who you are, for
Winnipeg, Unit 10-120 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB
High School for three years. In 1956, Walter and
providing shelter and comfort that was very
Betty were married and shortly after he went on
December 11, 1917 - May 10, 2004
Limerick and husband Don, Lynne Spruston and
easy and accessible for me. I wish to thank
to graduate studies in Chemistry. He joined the
It is with deep sadness that we announce the
husband Donald; her grandchildren, Heather
Donald Plett and Teresa Campbell for their
Arrangements entrusted to:
Chemistry Department at the University of
passing of our beloved husband, father,
(Robert Larabie), Karen (Michael Convery),
spiritual care and emotional support, and Ad-
CHAPEL LAWN FUNERAL HOME
Manitoba as a Lecturer and completed his
grandfather and great-grandfather, Edward
Kerri (Mark Gilbert) and Susan; great�
am�s own special spiritual supporters who came
CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM
education with a M.Sc and a Ph.D. In 1963 Walter
Smith on Monday, May 10, 2004 at the Seven
grandchildren, Andrew and Jaime Convery; four
to visit, Wally and Louise Joba, Mary Willis,
accepted the position of Head of the Chemistry
Oaks General Hospital. He passed away
sisters-in-law, Anne Kowal, Teena Bodner,
Dave Lenych, Allen Zelmer, Tony Markham.
Department at Brandon University and during
peacefully with his family at his bedside.
Emma Kowal and Olga Belski; one brother-in-
And others in my time of need comforted me.
Family and friends are invited to sign the
this time he enjoyed a year of postdoctoral
Ed was predeceased by his parents, Ernest
law John Kowal and wife Jean; and many nieces
Book of Condolence at www.chapellawn.mb.ca.
studies at Florida State University in
Jehovah God saw you getting weary,
and Theofile Smith; brothers, Rueben and Er�
And a cure was not to be.
win; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Easler and Al Holst-
Mary and her husband owned and operated
After 10 years at Brandon University, Walter
He knew that you were suffering,
ed; and sister-in-law Betty Smith.
their own grocery store "Collegiate Grocery"
and Betty decided to enter the business world
So he wrapped you in his loving arms.
Ed will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of
(across the street from Daniel McIntyre High
and developed a Rodeway Inn chain of motels
And he closed your weary eyes,
62 years, Pearl; son Ernest "Jack" of Morinville,
School) for 35 years. We will always remember
and built two Smitty�s restaurant franchises. It
He did what he thought was best,
AB; daughters, Faith (Don) Putasnick and Donna
EMMA VAN ELSLANDER
and cherish her sense of humour, hearty laugh,
was an exciting and satisfying time in his life
He came and stood beside you,
(Bryan) Orobko; sister Anne Easler of
On May 8, 2004, Mrs. Emma Van Elslander, a
jokes, special perogies, crocheting and her
and led to many cherished friendships and
Vancouver, BC; and sister-in-law Mae Holsted of
longtime resident of Kamloops, passed away at
kindness towards everyone.
"Come and rest, peace be thine."
Barhead, AB; as well as his eight grandchildren,
the age of 91 years. Survived by her loving
Mary was a longtime member of St. Josephat
Walter was a loyal sports fan and after
You tried so hard to stay with us, but,
five great-grandchildren and many nieces and
family, one son Albert (Josie) Van Elslander of
and St. Basil Ukrainian Churches. She was
retiring in Winnipeg, he and his brothers
Jehovah God took you in His loving arms
Kamloops; four granddaughters, Suzanne (Jim)
known to everyone as Baba and her guidance
attended many Jets and Bomber games. He
And saved you from much more pain.
Ed was born and raised in Redcliff, AB where
Bayntun, Joanne (Gary) Smith, Anita (Mario)
and support will be greatly missed by family and
enjoyed socializing with friends whether it be
Our hearts ache with sadness,
he began working in the Dominion Glass
Consalvo and Karen (Shane) Coutlee; great�
playing golf, curling, bowling, billiards or over a
And secret tears will flow,
Factory. He met and married Pearl and they
grandchildren, Jeffrey, James, JR, Christopher,
The family wishes to express their gratitude
game of cards or Scrabble. The daily Free Press
For what it meant to lose you,
moved to Vancouver where he worked in the
Catherine, Noah, Rio, Taya, Paige, Miya, Abigail
to special friends, Diane and Ted Keep for
crossword was always a must.
No one will ever know.
ship yards. In 1943, he and his family moved to
and Taryn. She also leaves to cherish her
providing weekly transportation to the
He was a devoted and loving father and
Winnipeg to work at the then Winnipeg Electric
memory two sisters, Edith Wagner and Winnie
hairdresser, wonderful meals and many other
husband whose family was his first priority. He
as a streetcar driver. Over the next 36 years he
Meikle and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematorium
was so proud of his daughters and always treas�
drove all types of transit vehicles and worked
She was predeceased by her husband Elie in
Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on
Hwy. #1 E. at Navin, 222-3241
ured their times together. He was a kind hearted
his way up to a supervisor with Winnipeg Tran�
1986, son Ronald in 1964 and six brothers,
Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Basil the
and gentle spirited man who had a thoughtful
sit, the position he retired from in 1979.
Edward, Karl, Fred, Mike, Gus and Emil.
Great Ukrainian Catholic Church, 202 Harcourt
word and a warm smile for everyone. His Chris-
In his free time he enjoyed working as a back
Emma was born in Manitoba on December 5,
Ave. with Rev. Fr. Isidore Dziadyk, OSBM
tian faith was his foundation and this sustained
yard mechanic, bowling, golfing, and playing
1912 and has resided in Kamloops since 1945.
Douglas passed away
officiating. Interment to follow in Brookside
him throughout his life. Walter will be sadly
cribbage. He also enjoyed watching his favour-
She was looking forward to receiving her 60
on May 10, 2004 at the
missed and forever remembered by his family
ite teams the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto
year pin as a member of the Catholic Women�s
age of 46 years.
Pallbearers will be Don Kowal, Robert Kowal,
Blue Jays on television.
League at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.
Predeceased by his
Ken Kowal, Ken Boitson, Chris Beck and Jason
Our family wishes to extend our appreciation
The family would like to extend special thanks
She volunteered many hours to OLPH and en�
parents, John and Lena;
to Diana Rasmussen of the ALS Society, the
to the staff of the Maples Personal Care Home,
joyed spending time in her yard, flower garden
In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire,
doctors, nurses and supporting staff at Victoria
where he was a resident for 11 months and the
and crocheting. The family wishes to express
He is lovingly
donations may be made in Mary�s memory to the
General Hospital for their kindness and care
emergency staff and 5th floor U2 staff and
sincere thanks to Kamloops Home Care and Hos�
remembered by his
Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian
during his illness. Also we would especially like
doctors at the Seven Oaks General Hospital for
pice House. A special thank-you to Emma�s
National Institute for the Blind.
to thank our family and friends for their
their care of our loved one.
granddaughter Anita for all her loving care.
(Ethel) and Henry
prayers, love and support. You were a great
If friends wish to share a memory -
As requested, cremation has taken place. A
Prayers will be recited at Our Lady of
comfort to Walter and to us.
memorial service will be held on Friday, May 14,
Perpetual Help Church on Wednesday, May 12 at
Rose (Phil) and Elaine
Funeral services will be held on Thursday,
at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Glen Eden Funeral
(Dave); also by many
May 13 at 1:00 p.m. at Beautiful Savior Lutheran
Home, 4477 Main St. Interment in Glen Eden
Monsignor John MacIntyre and Rev. Father
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL
Church, 1541 St. Mary�s Rd. with Pastor James
Peter Nguyen will concelebrate the Mass of
A memorial service will be held at the
Fritsche officiating. Interment will follow at
Christian Burial in the Church on Thursday,
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory
St. James Anglican Church, Grand Rapids, MB
May 13 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow, family
may be made to a charity of your choice.
on Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to
JEANNE THERESE PURTILL
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