Atchison: It is with great sadness that the family of Edward (Ted) Norman Atchison announces his passing on April 22, 2020. Ted was born April 6, 1926 to the late Price and Georgie Atchison. He married the love of his life Lillian Kruger on June 20, 1951. Ted’s greatest passion was his family. Ted made his living farming and enjoyed the farm life and country living. Ted is survived by his wife Lil, his sons Tim (Sheila), Les (Jackie), Larry (Caroline) and daughter Tina (Pat). He is also
Austin: Bob, 65 years, beloved partner of Carol, father of Dana, passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Saturday May 25, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. In memory of Bob, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.
Gordon Orville Agnew died peacefully in Brandon General Hospital on April 20, 2019 with his family by his side. Gord was the youngest son of Jean and the late Orville Agnew. Those left behind to mourn his passing are: his wife of 42 years Dianne (Josephson), his two sons Chad (Andrea) and Mark (Kristy) and four special grandchildren Jase, Mila, Levi and Elliott; his mother Jean, brother Bill (Alana), niece Lara and her children Wyatt, Kylie, Emma and Mila. He is predeceased by his father
Ardagh: Alice June (Hunt) passed away peacefully at the Hartney Community Health Centre on December 25, 2018 at the age of 95 years.
Alice was predeceased by her husband Bill Ardagh, daughter June, parents Robert and Jessie Hunt, brothers George and Ernie, sister Gwen and half brothers Frank, Arthur and Robert.
Alice is survived by sons Greg (Joy), Ian and her daughter Janice. Grandchildren: Allison, Melissa (Gerry), Melinda, Jonathon, Jasmine (Jamie), Jamie (Shane). Great grandchildren: Dakota,
Atkinson: On August 25, 2017, Dorothy Margaret Atkinson passed away in the Souris hospital. Dorothy was born on September 1, 1929 in Deloraine, Manitoba to her parents Christina and Howard Swerdfeger. Along with her brother Austin, the family lived on the farm at Lauder, Manitoba. That is where she began her love for country life, enjoying the sunrises and sunsets. Mom attended schools at Truro and Lauder then continued on to be a teacher at Purple Hill. On October
June 24, 1931-June 20, 2017 Colin George Atkins was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England to Harry and Helena Atkins.
At age 11, Colin began attending Leeds Grammar School, a boarding school for boys. During WW11, the students were moved out to the countryside to keep them safe from bombing.
Between the ages of 18 and 20, he served with the British army.
At the age of 20 he immigrated to Canada. He would spend his first year in Toronto and later move on to Vancouver.
In Vancouver, Colin became a
Earl Mathew Atkinson – Earl was born December 21, 1928 at the home farm at Lauder, Manitoba.
Earl attended school at Grand Bend, Lauder and Brandon College. October 1, 1949 he married Dorothy Swerdfeger and started a farming career.
In 1952 their first son Ken was born and in 1954 a second son Rod blessed their family also.
Earl was a member of Manitoba Pool Elevators Canada, order of Forresters and the Lauder United Church. Earl enjoyed music and played his violin or saxophone in his
Ardagh, Violet (Vi), 87 years, beloved wife of the late Fred Ardagh, mother of Gail, Karen, Linda and Vicky, passed away at the Fairview Home Brandon, Manitoba on Sunday, March 27, 2016. Funeral service was held at the Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Vi, donations may be to the Parkinson Society, Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice.
Pearl Austin (nee Ford) 99 years young passed away Saturday February 13, 2016 at the Souris Personal Care Home.
Born in Maryfield Saskatchewan on September 22, 1916 to Frederick and Ruth Ford.
Pearl moved to Souris with her family at a young age. As a child spent many hours skating in the winter and playing tennis in the summer. She loved to read and garden but most of all she loved to look after her family. Pearl was a long time resident of Souris and spent many years as a hairdresser. She
Agnew: Joyce Gertrude passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Hartney Community Health Centre on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the age of 94 years. She leaves to cherish her daughter Donna Lynn (Celest), son Neil (Joyce), son Tom (Jane) and daughter Barb (Jack); grandchildren Kim (Chris), Brad (Crystal), Tresa (Greg), Lindsay (Scott), Craig (Diana), Shalea (Aaron), Tammy (Tom), Greg (Crysti) and 18 great grandchildren. Joyce was predeceased by her husband Wes, son Roy, infant