Whitfield, Averill May

Averill Whitfield – educator, historian, musical and creative volunteer, mother, Nana, beloved wife and business partner of Ralph – passed away peacefully on December 15, 2022 with family by her side. Averill lives on through her family and the legacy of contributions she made to her community of Souris, Manitoba.

Averill was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Evelyn ‘May’ and George Iliffe on April 2, 1938. She was the baby sister to brothers Jack (Barbara) and Barry ‘Bar’

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Willman, Robert John (Bob)

WILLMAN:  Robert John (Bob), August 9, 1945 – October 22, 2022. With great sadness we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather and brother on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 at Brandon General Hospital with family by his side.

Bob was born on August 9th, 1945 at NE 18-9-22 in the RM of Whitehead to Fred & Clemence (Grosjean) Willman. At the age of 15 he quit school and did various jobs while helping on the farm.  On December 23rd, 1967 he married

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Warnett, Robert George (Bob)

Warnett: Robert George (Bob), 82 years, beloved husband of the late Beatty Warnett, father of Ginny, Rob, Gordie and Christian, passed away peacefully at the Souris Personal Care Home on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. A private graveside service was held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Bob donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Wiebe, Mark Kenneth

September 6, 1982 – April 4, 2022

Mark was born in Minnedosa on Sept 6, 1982.  He spent his childhood growing up in Minnedosa, Swan River and Souris.  At age 8 he began training in the art of Tae Kwon Do and continued until age 13.  He was also a member of Beavers Cubs and Scouts until his teen years.  He had a great love for the outdoors, camping and fishing. Mark was also an avid reader and loved to watch movies.  One of his favorite authors was Stephen King.

Mark developed a love

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White, Marion Edith

Marion Edith (Rae) White was born on June 17, 1933 to James and Esther (Bowden) Rae of Arcola, SK and moved to Napinka, Manitoba in 1949.

Marion attended school in Arcola, SK and Napinka, Manitoba and after leaving school in 1950 she became a telephone switch board operator for MTS in Hartney, MB.

On December 28, 1953, Marion married Frederick White of Hartney, Manitoba. They moved to Hay River, NWT where they lived for 13.5 years. They had four children; Dennis, Darrell, Gordon and Janice.

In

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Wrightson, Colby Douglas

Wrightson: Colby, 20 years, beloved son of Darla (Andrew) Wrightson and Jason (Tara) Wilkinson, also survived by his brothers and sisters, passed away accidently on Friday, February 11, 2022. A celebration of Colby’s life was held at the Souris & Glenwood Community Hall on Friday, March 11, 2022. In memory of Colby, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

We want to extend our deepest appreciation to the residents of Souris, Carroll and surrounding area following the tragic

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Wismer, Grace Verna

Wismer: Grace, 85 years, beloved mother of Shawnna, Jeff, Stacey and the late Lance, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, January 7, 2021. A private funeral service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers in memory of Grace, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund or to the Souris Hospital Special Equipment Fund both donations can be made to the Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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Woods, Blair

Blair Woods May 7, 1956 – November 8, 2020

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Blair Woods of Elgin, MB. Blair passed away peacefully at the Souris Health Centre on November 8, 2020 at the age of 64.

Blair leaves to mourn his wife of 42 years Ardelle; son Brooks (Shealynn), daughter Hilary (Ben) Heide; grandchildren Wyatt, Dylan, Johnathan, William, Michael and Adelyn. Brother Morley Woods and sister Karen Yetter and Ed; sister-in-law Marilyn Woods, stepmother Faye Woods,

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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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