Obituaries

Cowan, Leona Jean

Cowan: Leona Jean (nee Swaenepoel). On Monday May 20, 2019 at the age of 71 years Leona passed away surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Leona was born in the Souris Hospital on June 20, 1947 along with her twin sister Linda to parents Frank and Edna Swaenepoel. Leona attended school in Carroll and Souris. Following graduation she worked in the Royal Bank before taking her nurses training in Brandon and graduated as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse.

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Eissner, Erika Margaret

Eissner: Erika, 92 years, beloved mother of Ullrich, Detlef, Birgit and Arne, passed away at the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, May 17, 2019. Funeral service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. In memory of Erika, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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Elliott, Stella Marie

Elliott: Marie, 78 years, beloved wife of the late Morris Elliott, mother of Marty and Lori, passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Friday, April 26, 2019. Funeral service was held St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Tuesday April 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Marie, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.

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Bell, Robert (Robin)

Bell: Robert (Robin), 75 years, beloved husband of Yvonne Bell, father of Marie and William, passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Funeral mass was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Souris, Manitoba on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held in West Linton Cemetery – Scotland at a later date. In memory of Robin, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris,

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Agnew, Gordon Orville

Gordon Orville Agnew died peacefully in Brandon General Hospital on April 20, 2019 with his family by his side. Gord was the youngest son of Jean and the late Orville Agnew. Those left behind to mourn his passing are: his wife of 42 years Dianne (Josephson), his two sons Chad (Andrea) and Mark (Kristy) and four special grandchildren Jase, Mila, Levi and Elliott; his mother Jean, brother Bill (Alana), niece Lara and her children Wyatt, Kylie, Emma and Mila. He is predeceased by his father

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McArthur, Charles Archibald Neil

McArthur: Chuck McArthur passed away March 28, 2019 at Souris Hospital.

Chuck was born in Birtle, Manitoba in 1941. He received his grade 12 education in Birtle, and then went onto university of North Dakota where he received his teaching degree.

In 1965 he married Linda Peeler of Birtle, Manitoba.

In 1966 they moved to Souris where they raised Two daughters: Jennifer and Jill.

He spent his 30 year teaching career at Souris collegiate.  During his career he coached many school sports and hockey.

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