Barclay, Ronald Allan

After a long hard-fought battle, with sense of humour intact, and his love by his side, Ron left this world peacefully on September 28, 2023, at the Souris Health Centre.

Ronald Allan Barclay was born in Souris Manitoba, to Allan and Eva, on September 28th, 1943. His first home was the family farm north of Souris, it would also be his last. He loved everything about the farm; spring seeding and fall harvest, his huge yard, impromptu visits at the infamous staff room, his immaculately trimmed

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Arbuckle, Robert Harold

Robert (Bob) Harold Arbuckle

 Dad passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on September 19, 2023 after complications from a stroke he suffered on April 7, 2023. He enjoyed 94 ½ years of excellent health. For the last 5 months, he was bedridden and paralyzed on his right side. It was tough for him and the family as we’ve been so lucky to have him in great health for so long!

Dad was predeceased by our Mother, Bernice in March 2009 and Son-in-law, Mike Gasher in September 2022. He is

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Leforte, Jerry

Jerry, 80 years, beloved husband of Elaine Leforte, father of Shad, Laurie, Denise and the late Tim, Darrell and Dwayne. Jerry passed away in the Souris Health Centre on September 18, 2023. In keeping with Jerry’s wishes there will be no funeral service. A private family celebration of Jerry’s life will be held at a later date. In memory of Jerry, donations may be made to the Souris Health Centre c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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Bourgeois, Adrien

Adrien, 83 years, beloved husband of Rosemarie Bourgeois, father of Doris, Evelyn, Keith and Lyle. Adrien passed away in the Fairview Personal Care Home, Brandon on September 13, 2023. A celebration of Adrien’s life was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Souris on Friday, September 29, 2023. In memory of Adrien, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Torrance, George

George Torrance, beloved Father of Dean, Jill, and Tim passed away in Calgary, September 7th at the age of 87 years, with his family at his side. Special thanks to the staff on Unit 46 of the Foothills Medical Center for their very compassionate care before his passing.

George was born on the family farmstead near Griswold on January 4th, 1936 to George Sr. and Jessie (Durston). He was the youngest of three, John, Joan, and George Jr.

After completing his education at Hillsdale and Griswold

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Heape, Bertha Mary

It is with great sadness I announce the passing of my mom, Bertha Mary Heape, who passed away at the Souris Health Centre on March 10, 2023 at the age of 79 years.
Mom was born to Delbert and Lavinia Russell in Deloraine, Manitoba on July 23, 1943. She lived in Dand until moving to Hartney. Mom spoke fondly of her railroad trips with her parents and her sister Lucy.

Mom was predeceased by her parents, sister. Bertha was also predeceased by her husband Gerald Heape on April 11, 1996. She is

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Zilkey, Sharon Leslie

Sharon Leslie Zilkey (Nee: Hatch)

April 15, 1942-September 4, 2023

It is with deep sadness and much love that we mourn the passing of Sharon.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Jennifer (Darcy Clevett) and Jon (Jodie): Grandchildren Emerson and Griffin: Sister Linda Hatch: brother-in-law Eric Penner: as well as numerous relatives and friends.

She was preceded by her parents Wynne and Harry Hatch: sister Lee Penner.

Sharon was raised in Oak Lake Manitoba.  She attended teachers training

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Barclay, Viola Gjordie

On Monday September 4, 2023, Viola Gjordie Barclay passed away peacefully with family by her side.

Vi was born to Melvin and Alma Scansen on March 25,1929 in Crichton Saskatchewan. She went on to live a wonderfully beautiful life. She was so caring and thoughtful; a person’s spirits could not help but be lifted when you were in her presence. She had a passion for music that was contagious and for years played music entertaining residents of various care homes. She was a bright light in everyone’s

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Hennessy, George Ritchie Gunter

George Hennessy of Oak Lake, Manitoba was born November 2, 1941 in Kenora, Ontario. George passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the Health Sciences Centre – Winnipeg, Manitoba on August 16, 2023.

George spent his earlier years in Kenora before the family moved to Winnipeg. George moved to Oak Lake in 1981 after purchasing the Oak Land Hotel.

George was predeceased by parents Howard and Rita Hennessy. He is survived by his life partner Joyce Milne, daughter Bonnie Hodgson (Tim), stepchildren;

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