Dunbar-Fortin, Fern Elizabeth

Thankful for her extended life, the families of Fern are saddened to announce her passing on December 7, 2022.

Fern was born in Waskada, Manitoba on September 29, 1928 and moved to Souris at the age of 8 with her parents Cecil and Gertrude Stocks and her 3 brothers Mark, Orvel, and Royden. Left to mourn her loss is Orvel. Fern spent the rest of her life in Souris. In her young teenage years, Fern was employed at the Souris Bakeshop and the Souris Airport Base during the war years.

Fern met

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Kohut, Steven Donald

Kohut: It is with deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of Steven Donald Kohut at the age of 48 years (June 26, 1974). Our beloved son, brother, father and partner passed away on November 27, 2022.

Steven will be missed by his children Dawn and Brendan, father Don (Carol) Kohut and mother Lynn Taylor. Siblings Michael (Kelly) Kohut, Jeffrey Kohut, Ryan Taylor and Danielle Taylor. Step sisters Donna and Bridget, nephew Jadin, Jeramie, Jesse, Jaxon and Issac, niece Rayne and his partner Tasha

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Morrison, George Wilson

George Wilson Morrison passed peacefully on November 26, 2022 at the PCH in Souris Manitoba.

George was the son of Sarah and Bill Morrison, having only one brother Jim who passed recently on October 20, 2022 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

George was born on October 31, 1935 and grew up on the farm.  Before his marriage to Jean (Bertholet) in 1957 he worked in Brandon at Pioneer Electric for 3 years.  The 2 of them then moved back to the farm where they had their family – Bev, Lynn, Doug and

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More, Doreen

More: Doreen, 98 years, beloved wife of the late Gordon More, mother of Rod, Kathy and Laurie, passed away in the Hartney Community Health Centre on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Doreen, donations may be made the Hartney Community Health Centre c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 280

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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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Cowan, Kathleen Louise

Kathleen Louise Cowan passed away peacefully in Souris Hospital on November 11, 2022.  Kay was born October 11, 1953 to proud parents, Art and Reta Cowan. Kay was the oldest of 5 siblings; Doug, Debi, Janet and Bill.  She grew up on the farm SW 32-6-22 RM of Cameron.  Kay loved coming home to the farm for all family gatherings. Kay attended school in Hartney, Mb and graduated in 1972.

Kay proudly took part this past summer in helping to organize the Class of ‘72’ 50 year reunion in

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Scott, Donald Lee

Scott: Don, 59 years, beloved husband of Tonia Scott, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, November 10, 2022. Don is also survived by his sisters; Margarette (George) Demyen, Lillian (Bryan) Campbell, brother George (Gerri) Scott. Mother-in-law Josephine Dalrymple, sisters-in law; Jenny (Ron) Nesbitt, Ann-Marie (Danny) Tyler, Amy (Darcy) Lund, numerous nieces and nephews. In keeping with Don’s wishes no service will be held. In memory of Don, donations may

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Thomas, Betty June

Thomas: Betty, 88 years, beloved wife of the late George Thomas, mother of Bettina (Michael) Smith, passed away in the Souris Personal Care Home on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. In keeping with Betty’s wishes no service will be held. In memory of Betty, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.


If Roses Grow in Heaven
By Dolores M. Garcia

If roses grow in heaven,
Lord please pick a bunch for me,
Place them in my Mother’s arms
and tell her they’re from me.

Tell her I love her

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Ludlam, Isabelle

Ludlam, Jessie Isabelle

With broken hearts the family of Isabelle Ludlam (nee Curtis), announce her passing, with her loving husband Jim by her side, on October 31, 2022 at the Souris Hospital. Isabelle was born on June 17, 1941 in Souris to Fred and Mary Curtis, third in a family of five children.  She was raised on the family farm near Chater, just off the low road to Shilo.  She grew up on a fox farm (in the early years) which later changed to a dairy operation, provided ample opportunity

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