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Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2016, at 2:32 p.m.

John Duncan Lendrum

Peacefully on July 28, 2004, John Duncan Lendrum passed away at the St. Boniface General Hospital at the age of 91 years.

He will be lovingly remembered by his spouse Eleanor; his children Catherine (Harry) Driedger, Larry (Linda) Lendrum, Marlene (Terry) Grier; his grandchildren Terry (Patti), Brad (Shannon), Jeff (Cynthia) Driedger, Ryan, Evan (Alexis) Lendrum, Theresa Grier (Darren), Crystal Jones (Stu), Dana Grier (Clayton); his great grandchildren Lindsay and Wyatt Herklotz, Chase Grier, and Daman, Taylor, and Wyatt Driedger; sister Marybel (Vic) Hildsen.

He was predeceased by his sister Jean and brothers George and Murray.

John was a gentle and caring man who valued his family. John enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. John & Eleanor spent many a happy hour traveling with his sister Marybel and brother-in-law Vic. He loved camping, nature and most of all a baby ice cream cone, butterscotch or caramel. John was a very positive man who wishes all well.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. in Green Acres Funeral Home, Hwy. #1 E. at Navin Rd. A private family interment will be held in Green Acres Cemetery.

If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Manitoba Lung Association, 629 McDermot Ave., Wpg, MB R3A 1P6.

GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery
Hwy. #1 E. at Navin, 1-877-230-0438

Gordon C. A. Harvey

Gordon's funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 3 at 10 :00 a.m. in the Lutheran Church Of The Cross, 560 Arlington Street. Interment will follow in Brookside Cemetery. WOJCIK'S ALL BELIEFS & FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 897 - 4665

Robert "Alan" Murdoch

A celebration of Alan's life will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 3 :30 p.m. in the Chapel at the Riverview Health Centre, 1 Morley Avenue at Eccles Street. Interment will take place in Birsay, Saskatchewan at a later date. WOJCIK'S ALL BELIEFS & FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 897 - 4665

Harold Dennis Overall

On Sunday, October 17, 2004, at his residence, Harold passed away at the age of 82 years. In compliance with Harold's wishes, no formal funeral service will be held. A private family interment will take place. WOJCIK'S ALL BELIEFS & FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 897 - 4665

Alexander "Xande" Hyland, I.ENG. CET, CRSP, AFCASI, AMRAES
April 19, 1930 - October 23, 2004

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Xande Hyland of Winnipeg, on Saturday, October 23, 2004.

Xande is survived by his wife, Irene "Betty"; his four children, Mary Krieger (Kelvin), Anne Carey, William (Scelena) and Alan (Sharla); grandchildren, Amanda, Adam, Jessica, Heather, Payton and Liam; and great-grandchild Emily. A light has gone from our lives.

Born in London, England on April 19, 1930, Xande attended London College of Choristers, Marylebone Grammar School and Southall Technical College. He apprenticed at Fairey Aviation before his National Service with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. In 1956, Xande joined the Bristol Aircraft (Western) Ltd., coming to work in Winnipeg that year. Through his work, he became a familiar face at many Canadian fighter bases and the Directorate of Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering in Ottawa. He formed one of the first Plant Safety Committees in Manitoba qualifying as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional. Visitors to the Western Canadian Aviation Museum can view examples of his work in the aviation industry. An original member of the Manitoba Model Buffs chapter of the International Plastic Modellers Society, he displayed and judged scale models for IPMS and the Manitoba Model Soldier Society.

Xande loved singing, beginning as a boy chorister in 1935. He sang with the Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir, the Festival Opera Singers, the Winnipeg Pops Chorus and many others. Xande helped found the Festival Opera Singers and sang in some of the first concerts of the Manitoba Opera. Piano bars and later karaoke allowed him to continue sharing his music with others. He will be remembered for the enjoyment he gave through his music and for his extensive knowledge, which he unstintingly shared with all who asked.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 29 at 1:30 pm. in St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 2700 Portage Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Xande’s memory may be made to any of the organizations he enjoyed in life.

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Mary Alice Albertine Bourgeois
April 23, 1918 - August 30, 2004

On Monday, August 30, 2004 at the Portage District Hospital Alice Bourgeois passed away peacefully at the age of 86 years.

Alice was born April 23, 1918 and raised in Sisters of St. Boniface Convent.

Alice will be sadly missed by sons and daughters-in-law, Marcel (Patricia Sanford) of Saskatoon and Eugene (Teresa Nunn) of Elm Creek, and grandchildren Dean, Amber, Michael, Brandy (Rick Mayberry) , and great grandson Alexander.

She was predeceased by her husband Alcide “Sid” Clement Bourgeois in 2002, whom she married on October 15, 1949. She was also predeceased by one brother Michael, and by her dearest friend Rita Becker in 2003.

Special thanks to Dr. Michael Omichinski and the nurses at the Portage Hospital for their extra care, kindness and understanding throughout the years. Also thanks to the Starbuck Home Care Ladies and the Boyne Lodge Adult Daycare Program.

Funeral service will be held from St. Mary‚s Roman Catholic Church in Elm Creek on Friday, September 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Edward Kosa (O.M.I.) officiating. Interment will be in the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery. Prayers will be said at the Elm Creek Church on Thursday, September 2, 2004 at 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 102 - 310 Broadway Ave. Winnipeg, MB. R3C 0S6

Doyle's Funeral Chapel of Carman in care of arrangements.

Norman Murdock
July 08, 1910 - March 09, 2005

On March 9th, 2005 after a lengthy illness, Norman Murdock of Fisher River passed on to be with our Creator at the age of 94 years.

Dad leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter Edith by his first marriage to Mary Sinclair of Lake St. Martin; his sons, Joseph (Lydia) and Jeffrey, both of Winnipeg, David, Louis (Lynn), John (Margaret) and Walter, all of Fisher River; Cornelius of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; his daughters, Margaret of Winnipeg, Bertha of Calgary, and Jocelyn of Kelowna.

Dad was predeceased by his parents, James Albert and Catherine Murdock; his first wife Mary Sinclair from Lake St. Martin; his second wife Elizabeth Shorting in 1963; his oldest son Albert Norman in 1961; his daughter Jane Dorothy (Doris) in 1993; his daughter Mary Sevier in 2003 and by his brother Murray in 1968.

A wake service will be held on Sunday, March 13th, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 14th, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Both services will be held at the Steven's Memorial United Church with Rev. John Halcrow officiating. Interment will follow at the Fisher River Community Cemetery.

Arrangements Entrusted To:

Ashern, Manitoba

Thomas "Chuck" Charles Fiddler
August 12, 1942 - May 21, 2004

With deep sorrow we announce the passing away of our dearly beloved brother, uncle and father, Thomas Charles Fiddler, better known as “Chuck” (T.C.F.), at the Percy E. Moore Hospital in Hodgson, Manitoba at 10:30 a.m. On May 21st, 2004 with his family members at his side.

Chuck was born on August 12, 1942 at Peguis First Nation. He is survived by his children, Derrick Charles (Madeline) of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Tanya Fiddler of Winnipeg, Crystal Cheyeann Halcrow (Dwayne Packo) of Norway House; his grandchildren, Stephen Monias of Norway House, Christie & Storm Fiddler of Winnipeg, Kayla Muskego of Norway House and Deanna Rose; his brothers, Percy (Sheron) of Peguis and Henry (Margaret) of Peguis; his sisters, Jenny (Harry St. Germaine) Johnston of Winnipeg, Rhoda (Ray) Mason of Peguis, Thelma (Steve) MacKay of Peguis, Louise (Wally) Keiller of Winnipeg and Linda (Danny) Webb of Peguis; and many nieces and nephews.

Chuck was predeceased by his parents Harry Fiddler and Connie Smith; his brother-in-law Robert Forster and his uncle Ventrice Fiddler.

Chuck will be dearly missed by his family and many friends from all over. He will be always remembered for his big heart, his hard work, his generosity and his good nature. Throughout his life, he loved to work in his garden, look after his yard, dig seneca roots, feed the birds and snare rabbits in the winter. Chuck loved to give away things that would make other people happy. He took special pride in everything he did and never asked much for his hard work. Everyone who knew him for his good deeds, will always remember him for a job well done.

Cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at the St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Peguis, MB on Monday, May 24th, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Wesley Barrett & Rev. Barry Bear officiating.

The family is very grateful for the Peguis Chief & Council, the Percy E. Moore Hospital staff, and all the friends who visited during this time. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba.

Arrangements Entrusted To

Michael Keenan, K. St. J, R.N.
March 29, 1931 - March 20, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Glen Lawn Funeral Home (Winnipeg)

Michael Keenan K. St. J, R.N. 1931 – 2004 On Saturday, March 20, 2004, at St. Boniface Hospital, Michael Keenan, passed away at the age of 72 years.

Born and raised in England as an orphan, Michael graduated in 1954 as a State Registered Nurse. He then completed Post Graduate training in Orthopedic Nursing at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital, London.

He immigrated to Canada in 1957 to practice as Head Nurse, Orthopedic Operating Rooms at the Winnipeg General Hospital (now Health Science Centre). Michael was a volunteer member of the St. John Ambulance Brigade, and organization he joined as a youth in 1948 in Romford, Essex in England.

In 1956 Michael was a volunteer Nursing Officer in St. John and assisted with the International Red Cross in the escort of refugees from Hungary during the uprising in Budapest against the Communists regime; He would remain connected with the work for St. John for over 50 years. In 1966 Michael accepted a position as a Director of Training for the St. John Ambulance Council for Manitoba. He worked both as a full time employee of St. John but still continued volunteer work for the Brigade for 25 years. Retiring in 1992 Michael was invested as a Knight of St John by the Governor General of Canada on behalf of her Majesty the Queen. He also was awarded Commemorative Medal of the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in recognition of his community work, which included 20 years a member of the Speakers Bureau of the United Way of Winnipeg.

Michael had no known relatives but his “Family” were all his friends and acquaintances not only from his work but through his many hobbies such as: gardening, gourmet cooking, wine making and other organizations he had joined such as Toastmasters and in earlier years acting groups. A service, “Celebration of Life” will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, March 26, Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. Interment will follow at Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens.

If friends so wish, donations in memory of Michael may be made to: Margaret MacLaren Bursary Fund c/o Order of St John, 400 – 1906 City Park Drive, Ottawa, Ont, K1J 1A3.

Friends are invited to sign a book of condolences at www.obituariestoday. com

Arrangements entrusted to: GLEN LAWN FUNERAL HOME 455 LAGIMODIERE BLVD 982-7550

Emma Ida Gilchrist (née Scheibe)
April 25, 1917 - July 20, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Glen Lawn Funeral Home (Winnipeg)

EMMA IDA GILCHRIST April 25, 1917 - July 20, 2004 Emma Gilchrist (nee Scheibe) passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends. She was predeceased by her loving daughter Jackie Hurma in 2003. Emma is survived by her beloved husband Nelson of 58 years, son Barry (Lynda) Gilchrist, daughter Judy (Ronald) Smith, son-in-law David Hurma, grandchildren James, Laura, Byron, Shannon, Jelena, sister Alma (Harry) Paulsen and numerous nieces and nephews. Emma grew up near Ridgeville, Mb. and lived there happily until retiring to Winnipeg in 1967. Emma will be remembered by many as a loved and respected teacher and by others for her contributions to her community and church. She will be cherished by her family for the love, support, guidance and encouragement which she provided and for her warm engaging smile. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Pembina Place and the Manitoba Deaf Center for their care and exceptional kindness. A memorial sevice will be held at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 200 Dalhousie Drive on Monday, July 26 at 1pm with the Reverend Donald Sjoberg officiating. Internment 5pm at Fredensthal Cemetery. Friends welcome. "Beloved Wife, Precious Mother, Treasured Grandmother, Cherished Family Member We Will Miss You" Arrangements entrusted to: Glen Lawn Funeral Home 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. (982-7550)

Mary Nault

Suddenly on Monday August 2, 2004 Mary Nault beloved wife of Gilbert passed away at the St. Boniface Hospital.

Besides her husband Gilbert she is survived by her son Rob wife Heather; daughter Shelley; three grandchildren Robert, Sarah, & Ryan; great granddaughter Tatiana; two sisters Eva, and Theresa husband Gilbert; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday August 7 at 2 p.m. at Knysh Funeral Chapel 1020 Main St.

Knysh Funeral Chapel

Edward Martin

Edward Martin, aged 65 years, passed away on Tuesday July 27, 2004 at the Deer Lodge Centre.

He is survived by his wife Esther of Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation; sons Arthur (Krissy) Nelson, and children Doreen, Tyler, and Ocean, Earl Nelson; stepson Dan (Caroline) Nelson and children Daniel Jr. and Alycia; stepdaughters Wendy (Lindsay) Nelson and children Andrea (Danielle), Warren, Jessica, Brendon, Tara, Darnell, Tanisha, Tina, and Jordan, Wanda (Reggie) Nelson and children Ramsey, Faye, Reggie Jr., Sandy, Darian, Darren, and Aliyah, Lucinda (Rob) Nelson and children Shantel and Robert Jr.; as well as numerous brothers, sisters, nephews, and nieces.

A traditional funeral service will be held on Saturday July 31 beginning at high noon at the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Community Hall. The traditional wake began on Thursday July 29, also at the Community Hall.

Morris Funeral Home
746-2451 Toll Free 1-866-746-2451

Francisca (Frances) van Haaren (née Munsters)

Frances van Haaren passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, at Victoria General Hospital on August 27, 2004 with her son Peter at her side. She was predeceased by her husband Jan; sons Frank, John and Henk and thirteen brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son Peter; grandchildren David, Ricky, John, Brian, Michelle and Jennifer; great-grandchildren Stephan and Stephanie; daughter-in-law Valerie and 3 sisters-in-law, Mien, Bertha and Marietje and numerous nieces and nephews.

“Mom, Oma, Cisca, Tante Cis” was the matriarch of our family and lived up to her role with fervour, class and style. Her life was filled with many challenges, all of which she faced with courage and dignity. Her support to family in time of need was unparalleled.

In 1960, as a recent widow, Frances followed her three siblings, Piet, Martien and Dora and emigrated from Holland with her four sons. She traveled extensively with her favourite companion; her sister and best friend, Dora. Their stories have entertained family for years.

Tante Cis was famous for her poems and tributes at family occasions. The sound of her hearty laugh lingers as a most cherished memory. She loved to sing the Dutch songs, and with the slightest encouragement from family, had no hesitance taking centre stage. Even though legally blind, her passion for cards never diminished.

Frances celebrated her 97th birthday just two weeks ago and as usual, accomplished it with style. It is a mark of her strength and endurance to note that she is the first in the Munsters family in 500 years to make it past the age of 90.

Her mainstay was her family, especially her niece Peggy who was devoted to her care. Tante Cis cherished calls and visits from her grandchildren and especially the frequent visits from her only remaining son Peter.

“Cisca, thank you for the wonderful example you set for us. Your gifts of love, laughter, and courage will always be remembered.”

The family would like to thank the staff at Victoria General Hospital 3rd floor, especially Nicole and Paul for their outstanding care.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate this very special lady’s life on Friday, September 3, 2004 at St. Ignatius Church, Stafford and Corydon at 11:00 a.m.. Reception will follow the service at Thomson “In the Park” Funeral Home at 1291 McGillivray Blvd. 925-1120.

Leonard Alexander Zaparniuk

On June 24, 2004, Len Zaparniuk peacefully passed away at the Concordia Hospital at the age of 71.

Len was a devoted son, husband, father, and grandfather who especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren. Len devoted the past couple of years to caring for his ailing wife, Diane and his ill mother, May.

Prior to the death of his wife and mother, Len was an avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, gardening and the occasional horse race. Len was a loving husband who enjoyed doing everything with Diane at his side.

Len’s favorite destination was the Jones Road, a place where he would bond with family and friends - a place where he found relaxation, peace and tranquility. Prior to retirement, Len was an upholsterer who took pride in his work and strived for perfection. Len will be remembered and sadly missed by his children, Len, Rob, and Judy and their respective spouses, Angie, Sue, and Tony, and his grandchildren, Kristin and Jenny. His best friend Eugene Sheremeta and several of Diane’s brothers and sisters will also dearly miss Len.

Cremation and a private service for immediate family will beheld at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Research in honour of Len would be appreciated. Many thanks for the concern and excellent care provided to Len by the nurses and staff at the Concordia Hospital.

Dad, Grandpa, we love you and we will miss you.

Paraska Woroschuk (née Plechy)

It is with deep sorrow that we the family announce the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, Paraska "Polly" Woroschuk on July 12, 2004 at the age of 98.

Funeral arrangements are pending with a longer notice to follow.

GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery
Hwy. # 1 E. at Navin 1-877-230-0438

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