Barclay, Ronald Allan

After a long hard-fought battle, with sense of humour intact, and his love by his side, Ron left this world peacefully on September 28, 2023, at the Souris Health Centre.

Ronald Allan Barclay was born in Souris Manitoba, to Allan and Eva, on September 28th, 1943. His first home was the family farm north of Souris, it would also be his last. He loved everything about the farm; spring seeding and fall harvest, his huge yard, impromptu visits at the infamous staff room, his immaculately trimmed

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Bourgeois, Adrien

Adrien, 83 years, beloved husband of Rosemarie Bourgeois, father of Doris, Evelyn, Keith and Lyle. Adrien passed away in the Fairview Personal Care Home, Brandon on September 13, 2023. A celebration of Adrien’s life was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Souris on Friday, September 29, 2023. In memory of Adrien, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Barclay, Viola Gjordie

On Monday September 4, 2023, Viola Gjordie Barclay passed away peacefully with family by her side.

Vi was born to Melvin and Alma Scansen on March 25,1929 in Crichton Saskatchewan. She went on to live a wonderfully beautiful life. She was so caring and thoughtful; a person’s spirits could not help but be lifted when you were in her presence. She had a passion for music that was contagious and for years played music entertaining residents of various care homes. She was a bright light in everyone’s

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Bobiak, Stefan (Steave)

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.

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Brown, Shirley Merle

Brown: Grateful for her long and happy life, the family announces the peaceful passing of Shirley Brown on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the Souris Personal Care Home at the age of 98.5 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Lois and Ella (Tony West) and sons Hugh (Thelma) and Glen (Jan Greenwood). A celebration of Shirley’s was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Private interment in the Carroll Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,

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Boyes, Lorraine Sharon

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lorraine Boyes on September 18, 2022, at the Souris Hospital.

Lorraine was born in Souris, Manitoba, and was raised and lived in Winnipeg. Lorraine completed high school at the Glenlawn collegiate in 1963. She loved to dance and was involved in highland dancing. She attended Success College and became a Stenographer in 1964. She then landed a job at Canadian Aviation Electronics in Winnipeg as a Steno. Throughout her years in Winnipeg,

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Brown, Shirley Joyce

At the Souris Health Centre, August 9, 2022, Shirley Joyce Brown, aged 71 years, passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Shirley was born November 27, 1950 in Brandon Manitoba to parents Nick and Helen Dunetz (nee Gumieny). Nick passed in 1962 and Helen married Matt Sidlar in 1965 and became Shirley’s beloved step father.
Shirley attended Rossburn School and then went on to post secondary studies attending Red River

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Briggs, Frances Myra

Briggs: Frances Myra Briggs (Mitchell)

Mom passed away July31, 2022 at the Souris Hospital.

Mom was born on July 21st, 1928 in Hartney Manitoba at Mrs. Forbes’s nursing home.
She lived on the farm at Melgund Manitoba and went to Melgund School across the road until she was 16. She attended Hartney School until she graduated from grade 12. After graduating, she went to Brandon Business College for 6 months. She wanted to go to nursing school, however it was too expensive to go.

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