Joeann (Joan) Innes, born February 26, 1923 - died September 29, 2002 at Kelowna, British Columbia. Survived by daughters Lee (Jack) Menzies, Brenda Ingwersen (Ron Evans), four grandchildren, Erin (Tom) Podmorow, Kelly Menzies, Sandy and Lindsey Ingwersen, one great grandchild Kylah Podmorow, one brother Gordon Robertson. Predeceased by husband Del in June 1992 and son Donald Alexander (Sandy) in September of 1977. Joan was born in Margaret, Manitoba, then moved to Forrest where she grew up with brother Gordon and parents Georgina and Charles Robertson. She attended business college in Brandon and worked as a stenographer for the R.C.M.P. She married Del Innes in 1952. Joan, Del and their three children eventually settle din Dawson Creek, British Columbia where she held a variety of jobs - all of which she found interesting and satisfying. She always had funny stories to tell and had an ability to make people laugh. Joan enjoyed being a grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed by us all. For the past 1 1/2 years, she enjoyed living at Fernbrae Manor in Kelowna where she made new friends. Funeral service to take place Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m. in Deloraine United Church with interment in Deloraine Cemetery.
William Lorne Kempthorne (Bill) 1930-2002, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 27, 2002 at Brandon Regional Health Centre. He was born on March 3, 1930 on the home farm N 11-2-19 in the Rural Municipality of Morton to Lorne and Violet (Henderson) Kempthorne. Violet and a newborn infant son died in 1935 when Bill was five years old, so he was cared for by some of his aunts. When Bill was nine his father married Marj. McMuray and Bill acquired a new mother. Bill married Lorraine Langman on October 12, 1957. Karen was born in August 1958 and Brent in March 1960. The great joy of Bill’s life were his five grandsons who faithfully played any and all games with Grandpa. He is survived by his wife of nearly 45 years, Lorraine; his daughter Karen and partner Lory of Winnipeg and her three sons Nicholas, Travis and Nathan Layh; his son Brent and wife Verna of Russell and their two sons, Curtis and Clinton; as well as his sisters, Edith (Walter) Hobson of Winnipeg, Maurena Wear of Hamiota; brothers Murray of Boissevain, Ernest (Pat) of Brandon; sisters-in-law Mae (Pete) Kozak of Carman, Shirley (Gerald) Wilson of Grandview, Linda (Gerry) Bray of Brandon, Joyce (Colin) Wilson of Winkler, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving him are three aunts; Gertie Henderson, Lenore James and June Kempthorne. In his early years Bill farmed with his Dad. He then was employed for one year by Patterson Elevators at Cartwright, and then moved to Killarney where he worked with Tompkins and Green Carpentry, Red & White Grocery with Paul Woodman and IGA with Joe Jung. When Joe sold out Bill went to work at Collyer's service station under Frank Collyer where he worked for many years, and finally ended up with the Co-op service station. For many years Bill was a faithful goal judge for the Killarney Shamrocks, and he continually followed the Shamrock and Wheat King games on the radio. A memorial service celebrating Bill's life was held on Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Killarney. Urn bearers were Nicholas Layh and Curtis Kempthorne, grandsons. If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Killarney Boissevain Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Gerald Marlow (Gerry) Lee, beloved husband of Evelyn Lee of Calgary, Alberta, passed away at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary on Thursday, October 10, 2002 in his 76th year. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at the Crandall Community Church, Crandall, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Crandall Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Gerry’s memory to a charity of one’ choice. Campbell Funeral home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (204) 764-2744.
Hazel A., beloved wife of Buck, 70 years of age passed away at the Tri Lake Health Centre, Killarney on October 11, 2002. Funeral service will be held in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at 2:00 p..m., Killarney, Manitoba. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Fund. Killarney Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
Passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, October 5, 2002 at the age of 77 years, Lillian Mary McKay (nee Appleyard) of Brandon, Manitoba. Lillian leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband of 49 years Jack, sons Grant of Brandon and Kim (Trish) of Brandon, grandchildren Lee, Josh, Kerry, Nicole; and by sisters Edith Gorrie of Winnipeg and Helen (Marvin) Pettigrew of Victoria, British Columbia. A Family Graveside Service was held on Wednesday, October 9, 2002 at the Brandon Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Lillian’s memory to the Assiniboine Centre Palliative Care Unit, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3, or to the Westman Dream for Kids, 1435 Princess Avenue, Brandon, R7A 0R6 or to a charity of ones choice. Jamieson Funeral Service of Baldur-Glenboro were in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
Phyllis Arline (Bremner) Philip. Peacefully Phyllis slipped away from us on September 16, 2002 at the Melita Health Centre. Phyllis was born on February 22, 1931 to Wilfred and Mabel Bremner and resided in Tilston, Broomhill and on the home farm. Phyllis was a young bride of Keith Philip and they shared over 52 years on their farm south of Tilston. Sharing their lives were two sons and five daughters. She was predeceased by her son Brent, her parents and Keith’s parents, brother-in-law Albert Stone and step-father John Grierson. Mourning their loss are husband Keith, children: Sandra (Brian) Sterling, Grant (Joyce) Philip, Cynthia Philip, Valerie Philip, Jacquie (Kevin) Loucks and Ann Philip as well at 14 grandchildren, sisters Vernice Stone, Fay (Ken) Hewins, Lois (Glen) Philip and sister-in-law Kay (Tom) Herbert. The funeral service was held at Tilston United Church with Reverend Mark Satterly officiating. Pallbearers were: Glen Riddell, Eddy Robinson, Allan Philip, Bernard Smith, Bruce Campbell, Bruce Wheelans. Piper Doug Bremner played Amazing Grace at the Tilston Cemetery. Donations may be given to creation of a family room at the Melita Health Centre, Box 459, Melita, Manitoba, R0M 1L0. Redpath Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ronald Melfort “Mel” Ramsey of Brandon, passed away at Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, October 2, 2002. Mel was born in Deloraine, Manitoba on January 24, 1934. He attended school in Lauder, Manitoba completing grades 1 through 9 and was unable to complete his education due to economic and social conditions of the time. He did however; further his education through true-life experiences. Much of his knowledge was gained by doing things that others thought impossible. Mel held numerous jobs throughout his life, some of which included: MTS, building mover, mechanic, caretaker and taxi driver. The job that gave him his best reward was that of being a taxi driver because that is how he met his life long companion of 46 years, Stella. His most notable achievement was during a curling game in which he and his team curled the perfect end. However, that was overshadowed by the raising of his four wonderful children. Mel also enjoyed baseball, auto racing and pool. Mel is survived by his loving wife; Stella, children; Jimmy, Brenda (Bruce), and Sandy of Brandon, Blaine (Tasma) of Edmonton, Alberta, and his six grandchildren. He is also survived by his three sisters; Lucille and Maxine, of Edmonton, Lois of Brandon, and brother; Lyle from Forrest. Mel was predeceased by his mother, father and eldest brother, Don. The funeral service was held on Saturday, October 5, 2002 at Memories Chapel. Reverend Laird Russell-Yearwood of Central United Church officiated. Pallbearers were: Mark Johnston, John Feist, Doug Watson and Percy Sims. Interment followed at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Mel may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Manitoba Division, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2B7. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
Robert (Bobby) died at the Rossburn Hospital October 7, 2002. Bobby was born April 30, 1952. He is survived by his wife and children, sister, brothers, nieces, grandchildren and friends too numerous to mention. Bobby will be buried at the Catholic Cemetery in Waywayseecappo. Donations in Bobby’s memory can be made to the Diabetes Association, 727B 10th Street, Brandon.
Bobby, the family chain
But we’ll link again
when we meet.
Marjorie Janet. Passed away at the Baldur Personal Care Home on Thursday, October 10, 2002 at the age of 77 years, Marjorie Janet Tisdale, formerly of the Greenway District. Marjorie leaves to mourn her passing her loving brother Bill of Greenway, as well as numerous cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. in the Baldur United Church with Rev. Doug Craig officiating. Interment to follow in the Argyle Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Marjorie’s memory to the Baldur Personal Care Home, Baldur, Manitoba, R0K 0B0. Jamieson Funeral Service of Baldur-Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
Edith Maude (Tom) passed away October 3, 2002 at Omaha, Nebraska. A memorial service will be held in St. James Church, Solsgirth, Manitoba on Saturday, October 26, 2002. Complete obituary to follow.
Bill Clements age 90, passed away at the Bayside Care Home, Killarney, Manitoba on Wednesday, December 4, 2002. In accordance with his wishes, graveside service will be held Saturday, December 7, 2002 at the Killarney Cemetery, Killarney, Manitoba at 3:00 p.m. Interment at the Killarney Cemetery. Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
Jacob P. Dyck passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at the Boissevain Health Centre, Boissevain, Manitoba at the age of 89 years. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 9, 2002 at the Whitewater Mennonite Church, Boissevain, Manitoba at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Boissevain Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Boissevain Health Centre. Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
The death of Krystal June Goebel, beloved daughter of Ginny and Matt Goebel, occurred accidentally in the city on Wednesday, December 4, 2002. A time of visitation for friends will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Friday, December 6, 2002 from 8:00 pm. to 9:00 pm. The Ceremony to Celebrate Krystal's Life will be held at Memories Chapel on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at 2:00 pm. Reverend Joan Jarvis of Central United Church will officiate. Complete obituary information will follow. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.