Stan Hansen: Stan, 91 years, beloved husband of Gerry Hansen, father of Alvin, Kelly and Cara (Alex) Butler, grandfather of Michael and Amanda (Scott) and great grandpa of Lillian. Stan passed away in the Souris Health Centre Home, on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. In keeping with Stan’s wishes there will be no funeral service. In memory of Stan, donations may be made to the Souris Health Centre c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.
Margaret Tufts: Margaret, 95 years, beloved wife of the late Jack Tufts, mother of Stephen, Phyllis and the late Jim, passed away in the Westview Lodge Personal Care Home, Boissevain, Manitoba on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Funeral service will be held at a later date. Notifications will be posted prior to the service. In memory of Margaret, donations may be made to the Westview Lodge Personal Care Home Boissevain, Manitoba or to St. Paul’s United Church Box 899 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.
Edgerton: Marge, 92 years, beloved wife of the late Laurie Edgerton, mother of Bill, Bob and Ardelle, passed away in the Souris Personal Care Home on Sunday, January 1, 2023. Funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Marge, donations may be made to the Westman Dream for Kids or to the Souris Beautification Fund c/o Municipality of Souris-Glenwood Box
Averill Whitfield – educator, historian, musical and creative volunteer, mother, Nana, beloved wife and business partner of Ralph – passed away peacefully on December 15, 2022 with family by her side. Averill lives on through her family and the legacy of contributions she made to her community of Souris, Manitoba.
Averill was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Evelyn ‘May’ and George Iliffe on April 2, 1938. She was the baby sister to brothers Jack (Barbara) and Barry ‘Bar’
Bobiak: Steave, 87 years, beloved father of Jay, Lori, Ava and Steave Junior. Geido to Cloe, Lindsay and Bobbie Jean, passed away suddenly at his residence in Souris, Manitoba on Monday, December 12, 2022. A private service will be held at a later date. In memory of Steave, donations may be made to the Annual Westman Area Traditional Christmas Dinner.
Lippett: Barb, 74 years, beloved wife of Ken Lippett, mother of Corie, passed away in the Souris Personal Care Home on Sunday, December 11, 2022. A memorial service was held at the Crescent Manor Lower Common Room, Souris, Manitoba on Thursday, December 29, 2022. In memory of Barb, donations may be made to the Heart & Strike Foundation.
Baker: Richard, 86 years, beloved husband of Anna Baker, father of Sandi, Wayne, Judy, Cindy and the late Susan, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Friday, December 9, 2022. In keeping with Richard’s wishes there will be no service. In memory of Richard, donations may be made to the Salvation Army.
Thankful for her extended life, the families of Fern are saddened to announce her passing on December 7, 2022.
Fern was born in Waskada, Manitoba on September 29, 1928 and moved to Souris at the age of 8 with her parents Cecil and Gertrude Stocks and her 3 brothers Mark, Orvel, and Royden. Left to mourn her loss is Orvel. Fern spent the rest of her life in Souris. In her young teenage years, Fern was employed at the Souris Bakeshop and the Souris Airport Base during the war years.
Kohut: It is with deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of Steven Donald Kohut at the age of 48 years (June 26, 1974). Our beloved son, brother, father and partner passed away on November 27, 2022.
Steven will be missed by his children Dawn and Brendan, father Don (Carol) Kohut and mother Lynn Taylor. Siblings Michael (Kelly) Kohut, Jeffrey Kohut, Ryan Taylor and Danielle Taylor. Step sisters Donna and Bridget, nephew Jadin, Jeramie, Jesse, Jaxon and Issac, niece Rayne and his partner Tasha
George Wilson Morrison passed peacefully on November 26, 2022 at the PCH in Souris Manitoba.
George was the son of Sarah and Bill Morrison, having only one brother Jim who passed recently on October 20, 2022 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
George was born on October 31, 1935 and grew up on the farm. Before his marriage to Jean (Bertholet) in 1957 he worked in Brandon at Pioneer Electric for 3 years. The 2 of them then moved back to the farm where they had their family – Bev, Lynn, Doug and