Fortin, Joseph Rene Louis

Joseph Rene Louis Fortin – Passed away peacefully on October 16th, 2016 at the Souris Personal Care Home.

Rene Fortin was born on January 18, 1929 to Napoleon and Flore Trudel-Fortin in Dry River, Manitoba. In time he was joined by his sister Doris and brothers Roger and Donald. The family settled on a farm near Baldur. In 1951, Rene married Simone Liban and welcomed their first son, Ron. They then moved to a farm in the Elgin area where they grew to a family of six. Following Ron came

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Francis, Garnons Philip

Francis, Philip, 86 years, beloved husband of Anna Francis, father of Julian and Jonathon, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Sunday, May 15, 2016.  Celebration of Philip’s life was held at the Oak Lake Mennonite Church, Oak Lake, Manitoba, on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Private interment at a later date. In memory of Philip, donations may be to a charity of your choice.

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Fortin, Gerald Robert

Gerald Robert (Gerry) Fortin was born on Jan. 20, 1960 to Rene and the late Simone Fortin of the Souris-Elgin area, the third of 4 children.  Gerry attended Elgin and Souris schools, and then spent a little time at Cor Enterprises in Brandon.   From there he moved to Ninette, where he has been at home for most of the past 30 years, first at the Pelican Lake Training Center, then at Southwest Community Options.  While in Ninette, Gerry was fortunate to try out many new

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Fell, Allan George

Fell: Allan G. Fell passed away June 11, 2015 at the Souris Health Centre after a brief illness. He is survived by daughters; Donna Dornian and Connie (Ken) Saban, grandchildren;  Shaune (Susan) Dornian, Kristine (Myles) Branconnier, Jamie Dornian, Adam (Carman) Saban, Stephen Saban and Cali Saban, Great grandchildren;  Austin and Gage and his little dog Butch. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret (Jones) in 2002 and his sister Viola Madams. After a brief stint in the Navy as a teenager,

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Forbes, Mildred Florence

Forbes — Mildred Florence, 95 years, beloved wife of the late Lloyd Forbes, mother of Keith, Lorraine and Glen, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Funeral service was held at the Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Mildred, donation may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.

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Finlay, Milton Roy

Finlay — Milton Roy Finlay passed away peacefully at the Souris Personal Care Home on March 7, 2014.  He was born April 2, 1919 on his parents’ farm near Goodlands, Manitoba.  He was predeceased by his wife Eleanor (Schmok) in 2008 and his birthday twin grandson Jason Hargreaves in 2009.  Roy was survived by five children, Ted (Joyce), Susan, Walter (Debra), Nancy (Jim Hargreaves) and Valerie (Harold Renn), four grandchildren, Aaron (Nicole) Hargreaves, Danielle (Paul Klick),

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Forrest, Harry

Henry “Harry” Woodhull Forrest

On Dec 28, 2013 Harry Forrest passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home at the age of 97 years. Born in Souris on April 16th, 1916 Harry lived his entire life in Souris except for his service with Royal Canadian Air Force during WW II.  The youngest child of a family of six, Harry had five older sisters: Kate, Mary, Grace, Margaret and Helen all of whom have predeceased him, as have his parents, Samuel Henry “SH” Forrest and Grace Helena Woodhull.


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French, Alice Masak

Alice Masak French nee Smith, Beloved Wife of Dominick French

Alice Masak French, born on June 29, 1930 at Baille Island, NWT, died on July 5, 2013 at the Souris Health Centre near her home in Souris, Manitoba. She is mourned by her beloved husband of 53 years, Dominick, her surviving sons Charles (Rosie) and Daniel Nahogaloak of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, daughter Carole (David) Kravitz of Yellowknife, NT, son Barry (Ann) French of Stockton, Manitoba and daughter Katherine (Colin) Goring of

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