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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Wooley, Evelyn May

Wooley — Evelyn May, (nee Wood), passed away peacefully on November 23, 2014 at the Souris Personal Care Home at the age of 92. Evelyn was born and raised near Minto, Manitoba. In 1945 Evelyn married Francis Wooley of Treherne, Manitoba. They lived and worked in Winnipeg for over 30 years. Mom worked at Co-operative Credit Union and as a bookkeeper at Holt Renfrew till they retired in 1982 to Minto, Manitoba. Mom loved planting flowers all over the yard. She used the apples

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Weenink, Johanna (Anna) Antonia

Weenink — Johanna (Anna), beloved wife of the late Henry Weenink, mother of Brian, Dwight and Angela, passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the age of 86 years.  Funeral service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Anna, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.

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Wood, Thora Elizabeth (Betty)

Wood — Thora Elizabeth (Betty), passed away at Fairview Personal Care Home, Brandon, Manitoba on Friday, October 25, 2013 at the age of 88 years. She was born in Rosetown, Saskatchewan on July 14, 1925. She is survived by her stepson Gerald Madden and his children (Trevor, Michael, Shane and Natasha), her brother Richard Hallen, her sister Phyllis Large, numerous nieces and nephews and many special friends. A graveside funeral service was held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery

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Willman, Clemence

Willman: Clemence (nee Grosjean ) passed away peacefully on June 10 ,2013 at the Souris Personal Care Home.

Clemence was born on September 3, 1922, the third child of 14 children. The family moved several times finally settling on a farm in the Griswold area and this is where she met her husband, Fred Willman. They were married on November 14, 1944 and they farmed in the Griswold area raising their two sons, Bob and Richard. We remember Clemence as a hard worker, milking cows, having a big

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Whittingham, Elizabeth

Whittingham — Elizabeth (Nee Miller) was born November 30, 1918 at Fairfax, Manitoba. Her family moved to Elgin in 1920 where Beth remained until 1999. Beth was employed by the telephone office and post office. In 1941 she married William Whittingham. Beth was active in the Anglican Church, Elgin Rebekah Lodge and the Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Beth moved to Souris in 1999 where she was able to visit with many former friends and neighbors from Elgin. Beth was predeceased by her son

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