Dodd, Doreen

Davida “Doreen” Dodd was born October 7, 1949 in the old Souris Hospital. She passed away on May 28, 2023 at the Souris Personal Care Home. She was the youngest child of David and Theresa (Prevost) Bianco.  Doreen grew up on the family farm in the Terrance district where she formed a love for animals, baking, gardening, flowers and family.  She attended Millan School and Souris School.  In 1963 Doreen  met her soul mate Allan at the skating rink and spent the rest of her life with

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Sparrow, Kenneth Clifford

Ken, 85 years, beloved husband of the late Pat Sparrow, father of Curtis, Cathy and Cory. Ken passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. Funeral service was at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Private interment in the Souris-Glenwood Cemetery Columbarium. In memory of Ken, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.

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Martin, Bernadette (Bernie) Josephine

It is with broken hearts, our family announces the passing of Bernadette (Bernie) Martin at the Souris Personal Care Home on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at the age of 98.

Bernie was born on the Lobreau Farm in the RM of Cameron on August 20, 1924.  Bernie attended Bede School and told many stories of riding horse and buggy with her 7 sibling to school.  On November 12, 1952, Bernie married John and had a productive farming life together for 59 years, thus celebrating their 100 years farm designation

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Haskett, Bernice Alberta

Bernice Alberta (Raymer) Haskett

Bernice passed away peacefully April 30, 2023 at the Misericordia Health Centre in Winnipeg.

She was born April 27, 1929 at Minto, MB and was the eldest child of Fred and Marge Raymer. Following her school days, she was employed by the Manitoba Telephone System in Minto.

She married Len Haskett in 1948 which resulted in a strong partnership that lasted over 66 years. Len was in the employ of Manitoba Hydro and they moved to Souris in 1966 after having lived

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Robson, Annette Marie

With great sadness we announce the passing of Annette, Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Annette was the 8th of 11 children (6 boys and 5 girls) born to Frank and Henriette Dooley of Grande Clairiere.  She was born at Mrs. Forbes nursing home in Hartney on December 31st, 1940.  She and her Mother rode home in Vital Bertholet’s Snow Plane, and she grew up with her 10 siblings on the Dooley Farm just east of Grande Clairiere and attended school at Grande Clairiere.


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Solotwinski, William Nicholas

Bill, 62 years, beloved husband of Carol Solotwinski, son of Olga Solotwinski, father of Garret Solotwinski and Nathan Johnson, stepfather of Ty Gauthier and Trevor Gauthier. Bill passed away suddenly at his residence in Souris, Manitoba on Sunday, April 16, 2023. Funeral service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery Columbarium. In memory of Bill, donations may be made to The

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Swaenepoel, Barbara Janet

Barb, 97 years, beloved wife of the late Andy Swaenepoel, mother of Dennis (Tina),                    Dave (Linda), Ann, Albert (Dianne), Paul (Chris) and Todi (Harley). Barb passed away peacefully in the Souris Personal Care Home on Thursday, April 13, 2023. In keeping with Barb’s wishes there was a private graveside service in the Carroll Cemetery. In memory of Barb, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba

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Sutherland, Edward Dean

Eddie, 49 years, beloved husband of Marie Sutherland, son of Kathy and the late Glenn Sutherland, brother of Don. Eddie passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Friday, March 17, 2023. A Private family graveside service was held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. A celebration of Eddie’s life for family and friends will be held at a later date.  In memory of Eddie, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.

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