Powell, Gordon

Gordon Llewelyn Powell

Gordon Powell, beloved husband of the late Noreen (Kitchen) Powell, father of Terry, Brenda, Sandra, Rhonda and Brian, passed away peacefuly in his sleep in Strathmore, Alberta on Friday, July 22, 2022 at the age of 88.

He was born in Souris in 1934 to L.B. “Chappie” Powell and Hattie (Rose) Powell, the second of their two sons. He is predeceased by his wife Noreen, father Chappie, mother Hattie, brother Lyle and grand daughter Kristin Knodel.

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Phillips, Ernest Henry “Sam”

It is with heavy hearts, the family announces the death of Ernest Henry “Sam” Phillips. With family at his side, Sam passed away January 5, 2022 in the Souris Health Centre at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Florence and his sons; Steven (Sharon) and Scott (Keri). Also mourning his loss are his sisters; Marie, Betty and Janette, and his brother, George, and their families. He will be sorely missed by his sisters-in-law, Leona, Dorothy, Marguerite

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Polwarth, James Allan

James Allan Polwarth ‘Al’ was born on a farm north of Melita (previously Broomhill) in June of 1927; the only child of Jim and Jean Polwarth.  Dad started school in Broomhill, although he admitted he was not a regular attendee and went as far as Grade 8.

Dad worked as a grain buyer for Ogilvie Elevators, later sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators, until he moved to Souris in November of 1949.  He applied to work as a trainman in Minnedosa, but was told there was more opportunity in Souris

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Penner, Heather Lee

Penner: Lee (Hatch), 77 years, beloved wife of Eric Penner, mother of Kelsey, Trever and Ryan, passed away in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, August 9, 2021 after a life well and fully lived. A celebration of her life was held at the Oak Lake Community Hall, Oak Lake, Manitoba on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Interment in the Oak Lake Cemetery followed by a time of refreshments and fellowship at the Oak Lake Community Hall. In memory of Lee, donations

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Page, Myrtle Lily

Myrtle Lily Page, age 98 passed away peacefully on April 26, 2021 in Souris.

Myrtle was born June 8, 1922 on her parent’s farm in the Brandon Hills. While growing up there she attended Delton School. On March 25, 1944 she married Alfred (Fred) Page of Beresford, Manitoba. They farmed in the Brandon Hills and then south of Beresford.

Three daughters survive Myrtle: Frances (Don) Dodds, Eunice (Ed) Dewhurst, and Marjorie Page. Also surviving Myrtle are daughter-in-law Arlene Page, 11 grandchildren,

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Peaslee, Lillian Marie

As we began writing this, we struggled to condense this into something that is an appropriate length.  So we apologize in advance if this appears to be long and rambling, please bear with us, as we try to share a little bit of Mom with you.

Lillian Marie Peaslee was the third daughter to Lilly & Harry Fradley of Souris and was born on a Friday, March 22nd, 1946.  She proudly lived in the Souris area her entire life.  Her early years were spent growing up on their property

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Palmer, Edmee Marguerite Yvonne

Palmer: Edmee Marguerite Yvonne (nee Nannan)

Peacefully, with her daughters by her side, Mom passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Sunday, December 27 at the age of 96.

Edmee was predeceased by her husband Harold; parents Paul and Odile; and siblings Marie, Maurice, Gabriel, and Yvonne.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Noreen Papineau (Richard), Myrna Brister (Art); her grandchildren, Brett (Stasia), Mark (Renée),Troy (Heather), Sheena (Shawn); great-grandchildren Zoë,

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Phillips, Merlyn Billy

Phillips: it is with great sadness we announce the passing of Bill Phillips on December 22, 2020 at the Souris Health Centre. Bill was born November 15, 1944 in the Souris to Jeanne Demer of Souris and Sandy Phillips, an Air-Force mechanic at the Souris Airport during the War.

He is survived by his wife Janet of 56 years and sons Rob of Hartney and Rick in Montreal. He is also survived by his brother Don (Cheryl) of Brandon, sister Bev (Bill) Wilson of Gladstone and many nieces and nephews.


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Page, John William

Page: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John “Johnny” William Page, on Thursday, August 20th, 2020 at the age of 67. He passed away peacefully at the Souris Hospital with his family at his bedside.

John was born in Brandon, Manitoba, on October 21st, 1952, the only son of Alfred and Myrtle Page. He was raised south of Beresford, Manitoba with his three older sisters, Frances, Eunice and Marjorie. John’s passion for farming started at an early age as he helped his

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Phillips, Donna Marie

Phillips: Donna Marie passed away peacefully in Souris Hospital with her family by her side on July 14, 2020, at the age of 81. Donna was born in Hartney, Manitoba on December 31, 1938 to Albert and May McBrien. They moved to the Melgund District in 1945. She went to school in Melgund and Hartney, then took a secretarial course in Brandon. She worked in the Law Office in Deloraine until she married Clare on October 18, 1958. She was very active in the Melgund and Hartney

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