Obituaries

Strath, Grace

 Strath, Grace  Suddenly, at the Souris Personal Care Home Grace passed away on August 8, 2013 at the age of 89. Mom was born on September 21, 1923 at Elkhorn, Manitoba. She was predeceased by her husband Russell, her parents Fred and Daisy Williams, her brother Gordon, and her sisters Freda Nelson and Maise Lewis. She is survived by her daughter Donna (Dale) Robbins her son Gary (Donna) Strath, grandchildren Tom Robbins, Patrick (Robin) Robbins,

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Bailey, Edward Thomas

Bailey, Edward Thomas, beloved husband of Lorna Bailey, father of Lynda, Richard, Teena, Marty and Nick, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the age of 76 years. A graveside service for family and friends was held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 12:20 p.m. Followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments at the residence of Lorna Bailey. In memory of Ed, donations may be made to the Souris Health Centre c/o ARHA, Box 10

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Copet, Irene Mary Noella

Copet — Irene, 84 years old, beloved mother of Paul, David and Richard, died at Hillcrest Place, Brandon, Manitoba on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Funeral Mass was held at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Brandon, Manitoba on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Prayer service was held at St. Augustine Catholic Church on Tuesday July 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.   Interment of ashes in the Rosewood  Cemetery. No flowers by request, in memory of Irene, donations may be made to a charity of

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Powell, Norman Lyle

Lyle passed away peacefully in Souris Health Center at the age of 84 years. He will be dearly missed by his wife Dolly, his brother Gordon, daughter Susan (Greg), son Scott (Cathy), and grandchildren Cailin (Jordan) and Steven (Brittany). He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Lyle grew up on the family farm in the Rural Municipality of Glenwood where he attended Wolflea & Hunnington Schools. He joined the twelve Manitoba Dragoons (Reserves) in 1944 and served with

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French, Alice Masak

Alice Masak French nee Smith, Beloved Wife of Dominick French

Alice Masak French, born on June 29, 1930 at Baille Island, NWT, died on July 5, 2013 at the Souris Health Centre near her home in Souris, Manitoba. She is mourned by her beloved husband of 53 years, Dominick, her surviving sons Charles (Rosie) and Daniel Nahogaloak of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, daughter Carole (David) Kravitz of Yellowknife, NT, son Barry (Ann) French of Stockton, Manitoba and daughter Katherine (Colin) Goring of

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Taylor, Elaine Ruth

Friends are like stars, they come and go, but the ones that stay are the ones that glow.

TAYLOR, Elaine Ruth, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 13, 2013. Elaine was born on August 28, 1933 and grew up on the family farm in Hartney.  As an adult she moved to Boissevain in 1973 which allowed her to participate in support programming for individuals living with intellectual disabilities.  During her many years there, Elaine fostered

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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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Moir, Cyril George (Cy)

MOIR: Cyril George (Cy) of Hartney, MB passed away at the Hartney Community Health Centre on June 8, 2013. It is with heavy hearts we say good-bye to our father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was predeceased by his wife Kay and is survived by daughters Linda (Brian) Ormonde and Marsha (Dennis) Wanless and son Jim (Peggy) Moir; grandchildren Wanda (Hugh) Brine, Sean (Tracy) Raison, Kyle Raison, Michael and Mark Ormonde, and Ben, Evan, Whitney and Mallory Moir; great-grandchildren

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Turner, Emily May

TURNER, Emily May

Born January 1, 1925, Kenton Manitoba. Died May 19, 2013, Souris, Manitoba.It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Emily Turner. She passed away peacefully on May 19 at the Souris Personal Care Home. She was the first child born to her loving parents Grace and Gordon Hunter in 1925 at Kenton, MB.Emily was a life-long teacher, both in and outside of the classroom and was the first teacher at the Newdale Hutterite Colony

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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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