McBurney, Margaret Shirley

Margaret Shirley (Chalmers) McBurney                      April 10, 1934 – May 25, 2024

With heartfelt sadness, we announce the passing of Margaret Shirley (Chalmers) McBurney. Margaret was born in Brandon General Hospital 90 years ago. She had just celebrated her 90th Birthday party at the Bayside Room in Killarney. She passed from this life, May 25, 2024, with her family by her side.

She was the oldest child of Herbert and Daisy Chalmers and older sister to Bill. She received

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Rolston, William Arthur

With heavy hearts and cherished memories, Bill passed away on May 15, 2024, with family by side at the age of 92. Born on September 24, 1931, in the town of Virden, Manitoba, Bill Rolston entered the world. Born to Ralph and Ella Rolston.

Bill leaves to mourn his son Ralph, (Tanya Rolston) and their three children, Ella, Thomas, and Jack, his daughter Maralee (Cam Dodds) and their two children, Rhett and Madison, his sister Devona Slater, and his two nieces Sandy Olafson, (Kenny Andreychuk)

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Matheson-Hall, Valerie Lynn

It is with deep sadness and much love we announce the passing of Valerie Lynn Matheson-Hall on May 5, 2024 at Riverview Health Centre in Winnipeg at the age of 63 after a courageous battle with cancer.


She leaves to cherish her memory her two children Breanna Hall (Tomas Kulczycki) of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Brayden Hall of Ste. Rita, Manitoba, sisters Bev (Jay) Hitchen and Cindy Matheson of Medicine Hat, Alberta, as well as nephews, cousins, and extended family and friends. She was predeceased

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Jasper, Roger Dixon

Dixon, 86 years, beloved husband of Sheila Jasper, father of Michele (Kevin), Brenda (Graham) and Kevin, grandfather of Abby, Issa and Mary. Dixon passed away suddenly at his residence in Hartney, Manitoba on April 27, 2024. A private funeral service was held at the Riverside Cemetery Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Dixon, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.

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Bauldic, Denis Alexander

The family of Denis Alexander Bauldic is saddened to announce his passing on April 20, 2024 at the Souris Personal Care Home at the age of 77 years. Denis will be lovingly remembered by his wife Pat, daughters Laura (Mike), Erin, Lisa (Mark), son Kevin and grandsons Jason, Ryan, Logan and Connor.

Denis was born in Brandon, Manitoba on March 16, 1947, to Edward and Alvina Bauldic. Denis and his five siblings (Peter, Lou, Marie, Raymond and Michael) grew up in Alexander, and later attended high

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Phair, Howard Samuel

September 15, 1931 – April 13, 2024

Howard was born September 15, 1931 to Vera (Goforth) and William James Phair. The dirty 30’s was a hard time, but Howard learned at an early age to be self sufficient. As a young boy he delivered newspapers, delivered groceries and worked for local farmers. He often boasted about working all summer long at a very young age to buy his mom a cookstove. At age 15, Howard and his brother Richard left for Winnipeg. There he worked at a drugstore until

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Bailey, Brooks Russel

Brooks Bailey: 8 months of age, beloved son of Jeff and Alayna, brother of Chloe and Sadie. Also remembered by Grandma Karen, Papa Mark Hansen (Delta), Grandparents Clarence and Maureen Bailey, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 5, 2024. A private funeral service was held at the Johnston Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Brooks, donations may be made to the Oak Lake Care Centre Box 459 Oak Lake, Manitoba R0M 1P0 or you can email an etransfer to

Our Little Angel

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Collinson, James Donald

The family of James Donald Collinson sadly announce his passing on March 12, 2024 in Nanaimo B.C.  He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn, children, Greg, and Kathryn, sister Jeanne, and will be dearly missed by Hugh, Kara, Lyle, John, Islay and Nick.

Born in Souris MB on September 21, 1939, Jim was raised on the family dairy and grain farm. He graduated from the University of Manitoba (BSc Agriculture 1963), and the University of Michigan (MSc Resource Economics, 1966).

Learning to fly

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