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INGS: Ilene Annie Ings (née Levins) passed away at her residence, Fairview Personal Care Home, on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at the age of 75 years. Ilene was born on June 13, 1934 at Gilbert Plains, Manitoba. She received her education at Country School, Brickburn Elementary School and Brickburn High School, graduating from grade 11. During her younger years, Ilene took part in Sunday School, 4-H, C.G.I.T. activities, skating and curling. She worked in a garment factory run by the C.N.I.B. as well as for canteens run by the blind. She married Lawrence Ings on July 16, 1960 at Gilbert Plains. They lived in Winnipeg for a time before moving to Brandon. Ilene was a wonderful wife and helpmate to Lawrence, as he was totally blind. She sat on the board of the Canadian Council of the Blind and served on the executive for more than 20 years. They ran a rooming house on 12th Street in Brandon for many years. Ilene was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church serving on the Mission & Outreach Committee for more than 20 years. Although she was visually impaired, she accomplished many things in her life. Ilene and Lawrence celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary on July 16, 1985. Lawrence was killed in a car accident on October 31, 1985. Ilene is survived by brother Raymond of Edmonton, AB, sisters-in-law Francis Levins of Grande Prairie, AB, Banna Levins of Spirit River, AB and Yvonne Levins of Alberta. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Lawrence (1985), his parents Mabel and Percy Ings, her parents Thomas and Maud Levins, brothers Harold, Melvin, Earl and Leslie Levins, sisters Alma (Joe) Gallant, Jean (George) Ashton, Hazel (Jim) Laraby and sister-in-law Clarabell Levins. Many thanks to her church family for their friendship and support over the years. The family is grateful to the Fairview Home nurses and staff for all their excellent care during the last two years. The Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Dong Ha Kim of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Pallbearers will be: Matthew Gallant, Stephen Gallant, Jonathon Gallant, Scott Birnie, Jeffrey Hockridge and Joshua Hockridge. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Council of the Blind, Manitoba Division, Lawrence Ings Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box #2454, Stn. Main, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 4A7 or to a charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
HOLLAND: Joyce Mary Holland (Hammonds) September 29, 1917 to February 26th, 2010. Joyce passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 92. She will be sadly missed by her son Dave (Peggy) Holland and grandsons, John (Lauren), Jeff and Greg of Kenora, Ontario, brother Gary (Joan) Hammonds, nieces, Julie Szabo (Jim), Susan Harris (Bruce), Barb Saint (Mic), Joanne Roch (Norm) and families, as well as special friend Ruth English, who spent so much of her time being just that. Thanks from the family for your caring friendship and helping so much over the last couple of years.Joyce was predeceased by her husband Ernie, parents William and Doris, Connie Hammonds, her brother Jack (Molly) Hammonds and her sister Wendy (Dave) Reese. Joyce lived a full and giving life. She always had time for others. She was an avid golfer and curler and passed that passion on to her son who lovingly called her the Kook of the Country Club. Family and friends were important to her and enjoyed travelling across Canada, England, and Australia to visit them. She enjoyed many friendships and enjoyed her bridge club and lunches out with the girls. She was an accomplished artist and in her later years she shared her passion with many friends, attending art workshops in Hawaii, Alaska and Canadas East Coast. Her works are displayed on many a wall. She lives on in those works and in our memories. She was a long-time member with Ernie in (Kinsmen) Kinnettes, and K-40. Her faith was important to her. She was a member of St. Matthews Cathedral in Brandon and a member of the ladies Mardi Club. Special thanks to the church and all who visited her when she was unable to attend. We would like to also thank the staff of the Valleyview Care Centre for the wonderful care she received over the last two years, while being a resident. A family graveside service will be held at a later date. If so desired, donations may be made in Joyces honour to the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, 710 Rosser Avenue, Unit #2, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 0K9.
Thank you for the memories Granny, we will miss you.Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
HEASMAN: Jack McKenzie Heasman of Killarney, Manitoba ,passed away peacefully on February 25, 2010. Jack was born in Brandon, December 3 1918. He attended school in Birds Hill, ManitobaB and Wawota, Saskatchewan. He married Eileen Dingle on June 16,1940. During WWII, he was in the Army Reserve teaching gunnery. He farmed in Saskatchewan then moved to Killarney, in 1947. He cleared the land and farmed the north shore up past the railway and where Kerry Park is now. In the late 1950s he created Oakpoint Park where he and Eileen had a campground, cabins and rental boats. They also ran a convenience store from the stone house. He retired in the 70s to travel and enjoy life. He and Eileen spent 30 winters travelling to San Diego. Jack was involved in many facets of life in Killarney. He drove a cat and managed explosives for Irvin Clark. He drove the hearse for Henry Morrison. He was an ambulance attendent and a long time school bus driver. He belonged to the Elks and played baritone horn in the Killarney band. He repaired guns and built stocks which he checkered. He worked for John Edwards taking wedding pictures. He enjoyed many years hunting and fishing with his friends. He really was a Jack-of-all-trades. Jack is survived by his wife Eileen, 4 children - Judy (Landon Booker), Pat (Clyde Nickerson), Wendy ( Harold (Sam) Medd), David - plus 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great granddaughter. He is predeceased by one grandchild, Zoe. We wish to thank all the nurses at Killarney Homecare and the Hospital for the care and concern they showed for Jack. A memorial will be held at gravesite at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Society or the Killarney Foundation. Killarney Funeral Home.
GOWANLOCK: Passed away at the Baldur Personal Care Home on Saturday February 27, 2010 at the age of 95 years, Sigrun Runa Gowanlock (nee Gudnason) of Glenboro, Manitoba. Runa leaves to mourn her passing her sisters Sylvia Wetten of Coquitlam B.C. and Pauline Goodman of Revelstoke B.C., a sister-in-law Betty Gudnason of Baldur as well as numerous nieces and nephews of the Gowanlock and Gudnason families. Runa was predeceased by her husband Jim in 1988, brothers Dori (Christine) and John Gudnason, sister Ruby Olnick, brothers- in-law Hilmer Wetten, David Goodman and Nick Olnick. A Celebration of Runas life will be held at a later date in the Glenboro United Church. Interment will take place in the Glenboro Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Runas memory to the Grund Lutheran Church/Cemetery Fund, Box 40, Baldur, Manitoba, R0K 0B0 or to the Glenboro United Church Memorial Fund, Box 623 Glenboro, Manitoba, R0K 0X0.On line condolences can be sent to email@example.com Jamiesons Funeral Service, Willmor Chapel, Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
CROWE: Murray G. Crowe, age 73, beloved husband of Barbara Crowe, died on March 3, 2010 at the Deloraine Health Centre, Deloraine, Manitoba. Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 8, 2010, Deloraine United Church, Deloraine, Manitoba, 2:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Deloraine Cancer Care or charity of own choice. Private interment at Old Deloraine Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba
Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home, Deloraine Manitoba.
CARMICHAEL: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Jennie Gladys Carmichael at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, March 4, 2010. The Funeral Ceremony will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 11:00 am. Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood will officiate. Interment will follow in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Complete obituary information will follow. Donations in memory of Jennie may be made to the Lupus Society of Manitoba, #105, 386 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R6.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
BROW: The death of Donald Brow of Brandon and formerly of Douglas, beloved husband of Anne and dear father of Donna, occurred in Brandon on Sunday, February 28, 2010. The Ceremony to Celebrate Don's Life will be held at the Douglas United Church in Douglas on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Barbara Jardine will officiate. Interment will be in the Madford Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Don to the Douglas United Church, Douglas, Manitoba or to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, CancerCare Unit, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
MATTISON: Ferne Mattison beloved mother of Esther (Curly) Knapp, Helen (Glenn) Peet, Linda (Tom) Price and Douglas (Wendy Carlson) passed away peacefully at the Dinsdale Home, Brandon on Sunday, February 28, 2010. Cremation will take place. A Ceremony to Celebrate Ferne's life will be held at a later date in Melville, Saskatchewan. Complete obituary and announcement of place and time of service will be published closer to service date. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
SCOTT: Robert Allan, age 94 years, beloved husband of the late Martha Scott, father of Bill and Craig, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Wednesday, March 3, 2010. Funeral service will be held at St. Pauls United Church Souris, Manitoba, on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Robert, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Sun Room Fund c/o A.R.H.A. Box 10 Souris, Manitoba, R0K 2C0. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.
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MALMSTROM: Marilyn Ruth Malmstrom of Brandon, Manitoba was called home to her Lord, passing away unexpectedly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, February 26th, 2010. Marilyn was born on January 20th, 1951 in Fort Frances, Ontario where she spent her early years. She also grew up in Saskatoon and Winnipeg, graduating from River East Collegiate, and later studying Home Economics at the University of Manitoba. In 1971, she married and started her family with the love of her life George. She was a beautiful homemaker but also worked outside the home. Through the years she worked at banks in Edmonton and Red Deer, as a business partner and assistant to George in the family music store in Winnipeg and as a dental receptionistfor many years at the Brandon Clinic. Marilyn was also a talented and meticulous seamstress having done several bridal parties, wedding gowns, clothing and costumes for special occasions, skating, and dance - including last minute hems and alterations for friends and family who knew she could be depended upon. She was an active volunteer with many organizations, perhaps most notably with the Canadian Diabetes Association, serving as a board member for many years. She was a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church, committing her talents and serving on numerous committees and boards. Grace Lutheran Church has many beautiful banners displaying her craft and service to her Lord. In later years, Marilyn developed a passion for cross-stitch, her labour of love, displayed in our homes and stitched in our hearts. Marilyn was predeceased by her mother, Ruth Claudia Kliner (nee Burron). She is survived by her husband George; children Jennifer (Paul) Lu, Colin (Marla) Malmstrom; grandchildren Grace and Olivia Lu, and Brianna Malmstrom; her father Ed (Katie Turner) Kliner; sister Joanne (Stuart) Greenhough; brothers, Tom (Willy) Kliner, and Henry (Lanea) Kliner, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. The Funeral Ceremony will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 3101 Victoria Avenue, on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Edmund Mielke will officiate. A private interment will be held at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Marilyn may be made to Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 3101 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 3P3 or to the Canadian Lutheran World Relief, 302-393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 3H6. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
SCOTT: Quenton Shilo Scott, beloved husband of Kristi (nee Westerlund) and father to Kaelen, passed away in the city on Saturday February 20, 2010 at the age of 39 years. A Service of Remembrance will held on Thursday March 4, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, with Mike Weddall officiating. Memorial donations can be made in Shilos memory in Trust for Kaelen Scott, c/o CIBC Grandview Branch, Box 186 Grandview, Manitoba, R0L 0Y0.
On line condolences can be sent email@example.com. Jamiesons Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 204-827-2480.
NUNN: Greta Ethel Nunn, beloved wife of Doug Clark, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at the age of 81years. The Memorial Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Harvey Hurren officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Greta may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
JANZEN: David Alan Janzen passed away peacefully with family by his side on February 27, 2010, in his 78th year. Papa will be lovingly remembered by his wife Helen Rose Janzen, two children David Francis Janzen (Cheryl Lynn), Patricia Marie Vera (Daryl James Vera); his grandchildren Katrina Bri Janzen, Kyleigh Rae Bromely (Christopher Andrew Bromely), David Joel Janzen, Jamie Marie Vera, and Benjamin James Vera. In honour of Davids wishes, there will be no funeral service, and his body has been donated to medical science. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so wish, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
LEITHWOOD: Eileen Patricia Leithwood; formerly from Brandon, Manitoba; beloved mother of Robert (Faye), Karen (Doug) Agar, Brian (Sandi), Sidney (Yeayneabeba), Sandy (Gord) Lee; passed away at Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, Manitoba on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 70 years of age. A private family service to celebrate Eileens life will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Campbell Funeral Chapel, Hamiota, Manitoba at 1:00 p.m. with interment following in the Crandall Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Eileens memory to the Salvation Army Mobile Crisis Unit, 404 13th St, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4R1. Messages of condolence to the family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. 866- 620-2744
INGS: Ilene Annie Ings passed away at her residence, Fairview Personal Care Home, on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at the age of 75 years. The Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Dong Ha Kim of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Council of the Blind, Manitoba Division, Lawrence Ings Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box #2454, Stn. Main, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 4A7 or to a charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.