Tufts, Margaret Irene

Margaret Irene Tufts (nee Latimer) from Boissevain, Elgin, Souris and then Boissevain again, passed away on January 10, 2023 at the Westview Lodge. Mom passed away peacefully with family right beside her. She was born on January 6, 1928 across the town of Boissevain at 513 Cook Street where her grandmother lived. She managed to see her 95th birthday but was not really well enough to enjoy it, as she passed away four days later.

Margaret’s parents were Wilford and Emma (Hammond) Latimer who

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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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Tanguay, William James

Bill (William) Tanguay passed away on March 17, 2022 in Souris after a brief illness. Bill is survived by his loving wife Betty (Elizabeth), two children Jennifer (Lee) and Chris, his brother Dennis (Cheryl), his sisters Mary Ann and Pat (George), his sisters-in-law Val and Donna, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Bill lived his entire life in Souris. He and his brother Dennis ran a successful business in town for over 40 years before retiring. Bill was an active member of the Souris community.

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Thomas, Anita Violet

Anita Violet (Atkinson) Thomas passed away peacefully with family surrounding her on March 2, 2022. She was born December 29, 1923, in the Whitewater District, to Harrel and Elizabeth (Troop) Atkinson. Anita was the 5th child, and the first daughter to join the family. When Anita was still an infant, they moved to the Melgund District. She went to school in Melgund and Hartney, finishing Grade 12 by correspondence as this grade was not available in Hartney. After graduating

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Turnbull, Verbena Mae

On November 27, 2021, 21 with heavy hearts we said Good-bye to our Mom, Verbena Mae Turnbull at Hartney Community Health Centre. Mom was born September 17, 1940 at Souris Hospital to Eddie & Eva Maguire, the youngest of 8. She was predeceased by her dance partner and husband, Howard Turnbull. Her brothers; Melford, Jack, George and his wife Jean, and her beloved sister Gwenda (married to Bob Hughes). Brother in law, Arnold Sagman (married to sister Eileen). Sister in law Corrine (Turnbull)

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Teetaert, Linda Diane

Linda Diane Teetaert (King)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our wife, mother, and grandmother Linda. Linda passed away peacefully with her family at her side on November 10, 2019 at the Souris Health Centre following her courageous battle with cancer.

Linda was one of six children born to Willis and Helen King. She was born on April 16, 1952. She lived in, and attended school in Souris. Linda worked in Souris, and Brandon prior to settling on the farm after her marriage

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Turnbull, Howard Gerald

Is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Howard Gerald Turnbull of Elgin, Manitoba on August 23, 2018 in the Souris Hospital.

Howard was born in Lauder Manitoba on July 1, 1933 the fifth child of Walter and Jean Turnbull. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Lloyd, his sister Corinne Elliot, as sister Edna at age 7, and baby brother Gilbert, brothers-in-law Arnold Sagman, Melford, George and Jack Maguire, Raymond Elliott, and Bill Robinson and sisters-in-law

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Thomas, Vickie Ann

THOMAS: It is with heavy hearts that we announce, on Friday, August 25, 2017, Vickie Ann Thomas passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Vickie was born on May 29, 1966 to her parents John Thomas Alston and Mary Ann McDonald of Hartney, MB. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 32 years, Murray; and her daughters Kendell, Kristen and Kortney. Vickie was raised and lived her life happily in Hartney with her family. Family was her world. It was an honour and

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Tufts, Jack Huston

Jack Huston Tufts –

The family of Jack Tufts were saddened when he passed away in the Palliative Care Ward of the Souris Hospital on October 17, 2016. Jack had been living in the Personal Care Home in the Souris Hospital since March 2016. November 17, 2016 would have been our 65th wedding anniversary.

Jack was born April 17, 1924, the seventh of ten children born to James and Violet (Moore) Tufts of Fairfax, MB.

He was predeceased by his parents Jim and Violet Tufts, and by three brothers

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