Walmsley, Grace Theresa

Grace Theresa Walmsley – Passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the age of 86 years. She was born in Deloraine, Manitoba on December 29, 1930. Grace is survived by her children; Linda (Erik) Laursen, Jim (Judy) Walmsley, Darlene Walmsley, Ken (Wendy) Walmsley and Don Walmsley, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild. She is also survived by her brother Bob (Rhoda) Hunter. Grace was predeceased by her husband Russell in

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Watkin, Ivy Edith

Ivy Edith Watkin – Born July 7,1921 in a sleepy little town of Seabright, Nova Scotia to Barrington and Elizabeth (Boutilier) Sparrow. Moved to Brandon, Manitoba wher she lived and prospered with her family and her 5 siblings, Olive, Hazelet, Doug, Laura and Eric (who is the only living Sparrow to date and who currentley resides in Camrose, Alberta). On July 1, 1942, she married a longtime friend John Watkin, who had just enlisted in the RCAF and was posted to Fort MacLeod. She probably

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Willan, John Frederick

John Frederick Willan –
Lee Anne and her family are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from family, friends, co-workers, and the people of the Town of Souris.
This sudden loss has created a huge void in their lives. We all took it for granted that John would be here for many years to see his children grow, and to retire with Lee Anne in their chosen home of Souris.
John was born in North Bay, Ontario, and lived in various towns in Ontario. John was very

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Walberg, Isobel Mary

Walberg: Isobel Mary, 87 years, beloved mother of Robert, Sylvia and Jamie, passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Place with her family by her side on Saturday, February 20, 2016. A private family service will be held at a later date. In memory of Isobel, donations may be to the Fund for Fury Friends #208 – 740 Rosser Avenue Brandon, Manitoba R7A 0K9.

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Winters, Lowell Raymond

Winters: With his family by his side, Lowell Raymond Winters passed away on October 29, 2015 at his home on the family farm in the R.M. of Sifton. Lowell was born on December 14, 1932 at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, MB to John and Helena Winters of Sanford, MB.

Lowell grew up on the family farm in Sanford, MB where he attended school until the age of 15 when he left to take over the farm following the death of his father in 1948. He took over the responsibilities of being the head of

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Williams, Phyllis Dorothe

Phyllis Dorothe Williams (nee Janz)

Phyllis Williams, a long-time resident of the Souris area, died August 7, 2015 with her family at her side. Phyllis was born July 2, 1928 at Minitonas, Manitoba to Archie and Bea Janz. She was the youngest of their five children. She told us stories about helping her father on their farm and of the many childhood pranks she pulled with her sisters and brother. Tragedy struck her family when her brother, Henry, was killed in a farm accident at the age of

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Wilson, Ross Langton

Wilson: Ross Langton Wilson of Souris MB (formerly of Nesbitt), passed away in the Souris Heath Centre on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the age of 89 years.

Ross was predeceased by his wife Margaret on February 8, 2015.

He is survived by his 3 children, Bob (Susan) of Boissevain and their children Steven, Brodie (wife Bonni and son Blake) and Tari; Tom (Rita) and son TJ of Boissevain; and Kathy (Lyall) Keele and sons Reilly and Carter of Brandon.

Dad was born October 28, 1925 in the Morden (Thornhill)

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Weston, Harold (Bunk) Edward Green

Weston: With extreme sadness, we announce the passing of Harold (Bunk) Weston, 86, at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on the evening of March 22, 2015. Bunk was a long serving member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, and was a carpenter by trade for over 50 years in Hartney and area. He had a reputation for being the “best” at his work and was frequently called upon to build homes for family and friends. Bunk married Margery Davreux and despite not having children of their own, were like

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Wilson, Margaret Verne

Wilson: Margaret Verne Wilson (Lewis) of Souris (formerly of Nesbitt) Manitoba, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Sunday February 8, 2015 at the age of 83 years. She is survived by her husband Ross and their children; Bob (Susan) of Boissevain MB and their children – Steven, Brodie, (Bonni and son Blake) and Tari; Tom (Rita) and son TJ of Boissevain, and Kathy (Lyall) Keele and sons Reilly and Carter of Brandon.

Margaret was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on September 13, 1931 and

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