Matheson, David Maxwell

Matheson: David Maxwell Matheson, recently of Medicine Hat, Alberta, but long term resident of Souris, Manitoba passed away at the age of 89 years.  He leaves to cherish his memory three daughters, Bev (Jay) Hitchen and Cindy Matheson, of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Val Matheson of Winnipeg, Manitoba, four grand-children Steve (Amy) Hitchen, Koby (Claire) Hitchen of Edmonton, Alberta, Breanna (Tomas) Kulczycki of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Brayden Hall of Anola, Manitoba.  He was

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McBurney, Spencer Lloyd

McBURNEY: Spencer Lloyd was born at the Souris Hospital on September 22, 1961 to William (Bill) and Margaret McBurney and passed from this life, July 1, 2019. He grew up on the family farm south of Elgin and took his schooling at Elgin Elementary and Hartney High Schools, where he graduated in 1979. He was always an excellent student and well liked by his teachers and peers.

Being so adept at his books and numbers, he landed his first job at Manitoba Health in the payroll department in October

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Barclay, Gwendoline Louise

Barclay: Gwendoline Louise: April 14, 1949 – June 26, 2019

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful and loving mother, grandmother, and wife. For Gwen, a devastating twist of fate came suddenly the night of June 26th when she was taken from us by a tragic motorcycle accident.

Gwen will be deeply missed. The world certainly lost an elegant woman who inspired many with her caring personality, ability to make anyone feel welcome, and her infectious smile.


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Douglas, John (Jack) Tweedie

Douglas: Jack, 88 years, beloved husband of Donna Douglas, father of Kim, Heather and Bob, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Funeral Service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Please dress casual by the family’s request. Private interment in the Elgin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Jack, donations may be made to Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund or to the Souris Portable

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Kohut-Janz, Tracy Lee

Kohut-Janz: Tracy Lee, 60 years, passed away in Calgary, Alberta on May, 27, 2019. A memorial reception for family and friends was held at the residences of David Kohut and Wendy Bilton, 165-4th Street South, Souris, Manitoba on Monday, June 24, 2019 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Tracy, donations may be made to Brandon Humane Society or to the MS Society.

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Wagner, Kathleen (Kay) Mary

Wagner: Kay was born on Sept 15, 1925, to William George Akehurst & Eileen (nee Shilito) Akehurst, at Paygate Cottage, Ringmer, Sussex England.  In 1928 a brother, Arthur George joined the family. They were a happy family, until the anxiety of War came and much changed. Her Father (Grandad to us children) enlisted in the Army, and later, her brother (Uncle Arthur) enlisted in the Navy.  Kay at 14 yrs, trained as a Children’s Nurse, and cared for orphans and evacuated

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Cowan, Leona Jean

Cowan: Leona Jean (nee Swaenepoel). On Monday May 20, 2019 at the age of 71 years Leona passed away surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Leona was born in the Souris Hospital on June 20, 1947 along with her twin sister Linda to parents Frank and Edna Swaenepoel. Leona attended school in Carroll and Souris. Following graduation she worked in the Royal Bank before taking her nurses training in Brandon and graduated as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse.

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Eissner, Erika Margaret

Eissner: Erika, 92 years, beloved mother of Ullrich, Detlef, Birgit and Arne, passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, May 17, 2019. Funeral service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. In memory of Erika, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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