Neil: Liz, 73 years, beloved wife of Fred Neil, mother of Gareth and Simon, passed away suddenly at the Souris Health Centre on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Funeral service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. In memory of Liz, donations may be made to the Brandon Humane Society.
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.
Austin: Bob, 65 years, beloved partner of Carol, father of Dana, passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Saturday May 25, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. In memory of Bob, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.
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,
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
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.
Sykes: Joyce Maxine (Lenora), 87 years, passed away in Souris, Manitoba on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. A celebration of Joyce’s life will take place at a later date. In memory of Joyce, donations may be made to Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.
Robbie, as he was known to all, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 28, 2019, at age 89, at the Souris Health Centre, after a long battle with cancer. A graveside service was held February 2, 2109, at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Harvey Hurren officiating, followed by a gathering of friends at the Souris Legion for lunch and a time of remembrance.
Predeceased by his loving wife Pamela in 2004, he is survived by his sister Gladys Smillie of Ardersier, Scotland, nephew Ewen Smillie and wife Catherine of Ballynahinch, N. Ireland, nephew Ian Clayton and wife Andrea of Inverness, Scotland, and Pam’s brother Kenneth Clarke and wife Carolyn Davies and family of London, England. Born in Culmill, District of Kiltarlity County Inverness, November 6, 1929, he immigrated to Canada in 1957 and worked for a period of time as a farm labourer in the Carroll district and as a lift operator at the San Antonio gold mine, Bissett, MB. On a return visit to the UK he met and, in 1966, married Pamela Clarke, settled in Souris and began work in the farm machinery and auto industry, retiring in the mid 1990s after a long career as parts man for Cubbon Motors, where he was a dedicated and respected employee. Robbie was a charter member of the Souris Lions Club and a longtime member of the Souris branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Robbie was a proud Canadian but he also cherished his Scottish heritage. He will be missed by all who knew him.
In memory of Robbie, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0 or to Cancer Care Manitoba.