Dooley, Maurice Edmund

Dooley: Maurice, 85 years, beloved husband of Georgina Dooley, father of Elroy, Maureen, Connie, Sandra and Morley, passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on Monday, October 18, 2021. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions a private graveside service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Maurice, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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Mason, Charles Thomas

Mason: Charles (Charlie) Thomas Mason passed away on October 14th, 2021, at the age of 90, at the Souris Personal Care Home. Charlie was born September 14th, 1931 in Wauchope, Saskatchewan to Albert and Stella Mason. He was the eldest of 6 children. His siblings were Amy, Elsie, Eva, George and Fred. He grew up in Antler, SK and made the railroad his career, working for the Canadian Pacific Railway as a section man from 1951- 1986.

On September 16th, 1961, Charlie married Mabel Gudbranson

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Unrau, John

Unrau: John Unrau passed away peacefully on September 10, 2021 after a brief time in the Souris Hospital at the age of 97. John was a simple man. He valued his family, his friends and his community. John had an incredible will to live. He believed in hard work and conducted himself with honesty and integrity.

Predeceased by his wife Anne in 2009, he will be missed by his children Bob (Judy) and Joanne (Harold), his four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

A private funeral service was

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Polwarth, James Allan

James Allan Polwarth ‘Al’ was born on a farm north of Melita (previously Broomhill) in June of 1927; the only child of Jim and Jean Polwarth.  Dad started school in Broomhill, although he admitted he was not a regular attendee and went as far as Grade 8.

Dad worked as a grain buyer for Ogilvie Elevators, later sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators, until he moved to Souris in November of 1949.  He applied to work as a trainman in Minnedosa, but was told there was more opportunity in Souris

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Goodwill, Joan Wilson

Joan Wilson Goodwill (nee Torrance) was born January 3rd, 1935 on the farm 6 miles south of Griswold where she lived along with her father George Sr., mother Jessie (Durston), older brother John and younger brother George Jr.

At the age of eight years old in 1943, her mother passed away. Joan and her brothers had to take on added chores and responsibilities. Joan, with the help of her younger brother George, became the homemaker. She started her schooling at Hillsdale School and completed

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Dornian, George

Dornian: George, 92 years, beloved husband of Jean Dornian, father of Dale (Barb), Joy (Martyn) and Brent (Cheryl), as he wished George passed away at his residence in Souris on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. We are honoring his preference that there is a private family graveside service at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of George, donations may be made to the Canada Foodgrains Bank.

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Johnson, (Pat) Florence Ellen

Johnson: Pat, 96 years, beloved wife of the late Ray Johnson, mother of Brian (Wendy), Dave (Lee), Ken (Brenda) and the late Sheila, passed away in the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, August 20, 2021. A private family graveside service was held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Pat, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Kunka, James William


It is with great sadness that we say good-bye to our dear Brother, Uncle and friend Jimmy Kunka, who passed away at the Souris Hospital on Aug.15, 2021.

Jimmy is survived by his siblings Lil Slifka, Mary Moore, Elsie Kurtenbach, Mike Kunka and Jean Carlson. He was predeceased by his parents John and Nellie Kunka, brother Tony Kunka, sister Florence Pomeroy, brothers-in-law Cliff Pomeroy and George Slifka, and sisters-in-law Amy Kunka and June Kunka.  Jimmy

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Penner, Heather Lee

Penner: Lee (Hatch), 77 years, beloved wife of Eric Penner, mother of Kelsey, Trever and Ryan, passed away in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, August 9, 2021 after a life well and fully lived. A celebration of her life was held at the Oak Lake Community Hall, Oak Lake, Manitoba on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Interment in the Oak Lake Cemetery followed by a time of refreshments and fellowship at the Oak Lake Community Hall. In memory of Lee, donations

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Vandermeulen, George

Vandermeulen: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Vandermeulen on 05 Aug 2021 in Souris, MB. He was the second of seven children born to Germain and Zulma in Boissevain, MB on 30 Sep 1929. George was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle & friend.

George was predeceased by his parents; his brothers – Edward & Maurice; his sister – Harriet Powers; his brother-in-law – Howard McBurney; son – Randy;

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