Saban, Eleanor Noreen

Saban — Eleanor, beloved wife of the late Gordon Saban, mother of Catherine, Gina, Ken and Evelyn, passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the age of 80 years.  Funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Eleanor, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10, Souris, Manitoba

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Smith, Edythe Winnifred

Edythe  Passed away Sunday April 13 2014 at Souris Health Center at the age of 91. Edythe was born October 26 1922 in Treherne  Manitoba  to Ernest  and Edythe Harness.  While still a baby the family moved to Brandon where she grew up and  after graduating high school she spent a few years living and working  in Winnipeg.

Returning to Brandon she met and in 1948 married the Late Ronald Smith of Souris. Together then spent the next 18 years farming and raising their three children in

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Swaenepoel, Andrew (Andy)

Andy passed away peacefully at the Souris Hospital March 4, 2014 in his 89th year. Andy was raised and educated in Carroll, Manitoba where he was one of fifteen children working on the family farm.

Andy married Barbara Yeo of Winnipeg in 1950 and they resided on the family farm until 1954 when they moved to Souris. Dad worked for the Souris Creamery for over twenty years. He then went to work for the Souris School as custodian and bus driver until his retirement in 1990. Dad was an avid outdoors

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Stephenson, Dorothy (Dot) Eileen

Stephenson — Dorothy (Dot), 83 years, beloved wife of the late Dave Stephenson, died in the Souris Health Centre, Souris, MB on Saturday, December 28, 2013.  A private funeral service will be held at a later date.  In memory of Dot, donations may be made to the Souris Railroad Museum Inc. c/o Town of Souris Box 518 Souris, MB R0K 2C0.

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Steinke, Ernest George

May your hearts, thoughts and prayers be with us as we grieve the unexpected loss of Ernie. Family and friends were shocked by his sudden passing on November 19, 2013. Born in Wapella, Saskatchewan, he met and married Linda Edgerton and settled on the Steinke family farm in 1967. They were blessed with five children, four of which have grown into adults, married, and have children of their own. However, god took our baby girl home at the time of her birth to be our angel and to watch over

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Strath, Grace

 Strath, Grace  Suddenly, at the Souris Personal Care Home Grace passed away on August 8, 2013 at the age of 89. Mom was born on September 21, 1923 at Elkhorn, Manitoba. She was predeceased by her husband Russell, her parents Fred and Daisy Williams, her brother Gordon, and her sisters Freda Nelson and Maise Lewis. She is survived by her daughter Donna (Dale) Robbins her son Gary (Donna) Strath, grandchildren Tom Robbins, Patrick (Robin) Robbins,

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Swaenepoel, Mary


Mary our beloved mother passed away on Jan.2/2013 at her home in the Souris personal care home, with her 3 children by her side. Mary was born in Hayfield Manitoba on August 22, 1914.and took her schooling in Fairfax Manitoba .She met and married Archie Taylor in 1937 where, they farmed on the family farm in Elgin Manitoba .Their son Jack and daughter Marlene were born while on the farm. In 1950 they moved to Oak Lake Manitoba where Janice was born completing their

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Strath, Robert John (Russell)

Strath — Russell:  Peacefully at the Souris Personal Care Home, Russell passed away January 1, 2013 at the age of 92. Dad was born October 20, 1920 at Hayfield, Manitoba. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Gladys (Rogers) Strath, brothers Jim and Geordie and sister-in-law Delsey. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Grace, sister Roberta (Bill) Dodd, brother Don, daughter Donna (Dale) Robbins, son Gary (Donna) Strath. Grandchildren Tom Robbins, Patrick (Robin) Robbins, Russ

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Seafoot, William ‘Garth”

(April 26, 1936 – September 8, 2012)

William “Garth” Seafoot passed away at his home near Carroll on September 8, 2012.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of William Garth Seafoot on September 8th, 2012 at his home near Carroll Mb. Garth was born on April 26th, 1936 in Souris MB., fifth child of Fred and Gertie Seafoot. He was raised on the “Old Homestead” farm in Oakland Municipality. Garth was predeceased by his parents, siblings Viola (Mahoney),

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