Swaenepoel, Mary


Mary our beloved mother passed away on Jan.2/2013 at her home in the Souris personal care home, with her 3 children by her side. Mary was born in Hayfield Manitoba on August 22, 1914.and took her schooling in Fairfax Manitoba .She met and married Archie Taylor in 1937 where, they farmed on the family farm in Elgin Manitoba .Their son Jack and daughter Marlene were born while on the farm. In 1950 they moved to Oak Lake Manitoba where Janice was born completing their

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Strath, Robert John (Russell)

Strath — Russell:  Peacefully at the Souris Personal Care Home, Russell passed away January 1, 2013 at the age of 92. Dad was born October 20, 1920 at Hayfield, Manitoba. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Gladys (Rogers) Strath, brothers Jim and Geordie and sister-in-law Delsey. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Grace, sister Roberta (Bill) Dodd, brother Don, daughter Donna (Dale) Robbins, son Gary (Donna) Strath. Grandchildren Tom Robbins, Patrick (Robin) Robbins, Russ

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Davis, James Redford

Davis — James Redford, 93 years old, beloved husband of the late Ann Davis, father of Jim and John, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Monday, December 31, 2012. Funeral service was held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Private interment in the Pipestone Cemetery followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments for family and friends at the Pipestone Hall at 2:30p.m.  In memory of James, donation may be

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Wells, Edgar William

(December12, 1930 -December 13, 2012)

Wells, Edgar William:  It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our father and “Poppa”, Ed Wells on December 13th, 2012 at the Souris Health Centre. Ed will be lovingly remembered by son Clint (Tannis), daughter Kim (George), grandchildren, Tara(Cory), Melissa (Shaun), Jillian, Cole ( Debra) and Jessica (Jon), and great grandchildren, Saydee, Mayson, Austin, Brayden and Brittney.  He was predeceased by wife , Janette

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Charles, Carolyn

Charles – Carolyn, 60 years old, beloved wife of Paul Charles, mother of Christopher and Corrina, daughter of Zulma DeBacker, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, December 6, 2012. Graveside funeral service will be held at the Grande Clairiere Cemetery in the spring of 2013.  In memory of Carolyn, donation may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.

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McCulloch, Meta

(November 20, 1906 – December 4, 2012)

McCulloch, Meta Mildred Elvira (nee Sinclair)

On Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 2012, Meta passed away peacefully at the Hartney Community Health Centre, Hartney, Manitoba (her much appreciated home since February, 2001). Meta was born on Nov. 20th, 1906 in the Windygates District, south ofDarlingford,Manitoba. She was predeceased by her parents Angus McPherson Sinclair (1864 – 1926) and Rachel Wilson (1869 – 1956); adopted

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Moreau, Germaine


(January 13, 1924~November 27, 2012)

Moreau – Germaine, 86 years old, beloved mother of Gordon, Carol, Doris and the late Cecile, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.  A private family graveside service will be held at St. Jean’s Cemetery, Grande Clairiere, MB at a later date.  In memory of Germaine, donation may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba

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Marcq, Marie Therese

(June 29, 1931 – November 22, 2012)

Marcq — Marie Therese  It is with great sadness that the family of Marie Therese Marcq announces her passing on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at the age of 81 years.

Marie will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 58 years, Gaston and her children, Clair (Val), Francis (Shauna) and Dennis Marcq. Marie will also be fondly remembered by her three grandchildren, Kayla, Taylor, Amanda, by her sisters Louise, Agnes, Therese, Jeannine (Hank), Lucy (Ed),

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Dobson, Jean Hazel

(August 24, 1914~November 11,2012)

Dobson — Jean Hazel, 98 years, beloved wife of the late Ernest Dobson, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Graveside funeral service will be held in the summer of 2013.In memory of Jean, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Chapel Fund c/o ARHA Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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Clemas, Arthur Thomas


(July 11, 1945~November 3, 2012)  Clemas, Arthur Thomas  of Souris, Manitoba, passed away November 3, 2012 at Brandon Regional Health Center, Brandon Manitoba. Art was born in New Westminster, British Columbia (BC) on July 11, 1945.  His parents were Robert Bertram Clemas and Anita Ann (Mosienko) Clemas.  He grew up in Cloverdale, British Columbia.  He met the love of his life, Carol Ann Vaughan at the Langley Roller Rink, Langley British Columbia   in 1962 and they were married August 18, 1967.  Art began working for the British Columbia Government Liquor Stores in 1967.  He enjoyed his work immensely and only retired a few years prior to moving out to Carroll, Manitoba. Art was an avid golfer, a member of the Souris and District Men’s Club where he loved playing pool, fishing and hunting, challenging anyone to a game of crib, as well as cheering on his beloved Vancouver Canucks.  He was also a goal tender for many different hockey clubs in British Columbia. Art enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and friends.  He had a great sense of humor, and a tremendous character filled with the sparkle of life and love. Art is survived by his wife Carol, two daughters; Amber Clemas of Brandon, Manitoba and Tara Morrison of Hartney, Manitoba ; his son-in-law Mike Morrison of Hartney, Manitoba; his grandson Dylan Morrison; his two brothers Bill Clemas of Langley, British Columbia, and Kenny Clemes of North Vancouver, British Columbia as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thank you to all the staff at Brandon Regional Health Center, and Dr. Stone of Souris Medical Associates for the loving care and support.  Thank you to all of our friends in the local communities for all of the kind words, support, flowers, food, and assistance with arrangements throughout this time . In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the:  National Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation, 2446 Bank Street, Suite 656, Ottawa Ontario K1V 1A8  or to:  The Souris and District Men’s Club, Box 891, Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0 click to read more