Alder, Elsie Janet

Alder: It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing of Elsie Janet Alder of Souris, Manitoba on August 28, 2020 at the age of 88 years.

Elsie is survived by her husband Les Alder; children Rob Dornian and his 3 children, Martin Dornian (Diane), Janet Dornian (Miles), Phil Dornian (Corrina) and their 3 children, John Dornian (Lorelee) and their 3 children and her step children Ruth Tombs (Mark) and their 2 children, Lynne VanBeek (Larry) and their child, Carole Baker (Mike) and

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Ariss, Elisa Mary

Ariss: Elisa, 64 years, beloved wife of Ed Ariss, mother of Sara, Daniel and Adam, passed away in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, August 3, 2020.  A graveside funeral service for family and friends was held at the Isabella Cemetery, Isabella Manitoba on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. In memory of Elisa, donations may be made to your local Food Bank.

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Arnold, Donald George

Arnold: Don, 80 years, beloved husband of Norma Arnold, father of Gail (Brian), Kim and Jeff (Michelle), passed away in the Grace Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.  A private celebration of Don’s life will be held at a later date. In memory of Don, donations may be made to the Whitewater Park c/o Municipality of Grassland Box 53 Minto, Manitoba R0K 1M0 or a charity of your choice.

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Atchison, Edward (Ted) Norman

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

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Agnew, Gordon Orville

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

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Ardagh, Alice June

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,

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Atkinson, Dorothy Margaret

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

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Atkins, Colin George

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

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Atkinson, Earl Mathew

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

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