Doris Marie Muzyka (née New)
May 09, 1924 - October 16, 2003
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved mother Doris Marie Muzyka (New) on October 16, 2003 at her residence with her six children, her sister and granddaughter at her side.
Doris is survived by her 4 daughters Gloria (Sam) Kostelnyk of Winnipegosis, MB, Marlene (Robert) Wuskynyk of Dallas, MB, Carol (Doug) Suzanski and Pam (Louis) Sanche both of Winnipeg; 2 sons Marvin (Winnie) Muzyka and Barry Muzyka both of Winnipeg; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn her sister Joyce Rawluk of Winnipeg and brother John New of Thunder Bay, ON, and her beloved dog and companion “Happy” who made her very happy.
She was predeceased by her husband Martin Muzyka in August 1969, parents Arthur and Marie New and brothers Charles, Foster and Lawrence.
Born on May 9, 1924 at Gull Lake, Saskatchewan the youngest of 6 children. Doris attended school in Hazlet, Saskatchewan. She left for Fort William, ON at the age of 15 years to work. During the war she worked as a “riveter” on the Spitfire airplane at Canada Car- where she met and fell in love with our dad, Martin. Later they purchased a hotel at St. Martin, MB. In 1958 they sold the business and relocated to Peguis Reserve where Dad was Principal of the Peguis Central School. Mom worked as the head dietician at Fisher River Hospital and taught Home Economics at Peguis Central School. Later in 1967 she became the Home Economic Instructor for the Dept. of Indian Affairs, which entailed traveling to northern Manitoba. Later she worked as a homemaker specialist for the Province of Manitoba. In 1972 Mom purchased and operated a guest home for seniors in Winnipeg. Upon retiring she moved to Kelowna, BC she operated a successful hobby/business of a variety of crafts for which she received much recognition across Western Canada. She held many successful craft shows. In 1993 she returned to Winnipeg to be near her children, she continued to be active in her crafts until her passing. She was a tremendous seamstress-she could make anything for anybody at anytime out of anything!
At Mom¹s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, October 21, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, 3 St. Vital Road with the Reverend Canon Bob Webster officiating.
Special thanks to St. Boniface Hospital staff especially Dr. Tobar, Dr. Ciric and nurses Jennifer and Janice K. Also Palliative Care nurse Lynn McGregor and colleagues and Home Care workers for their care and compassion.
The brothers and sisters want to thank our youngest sister Pam and brother-in-law Lou Sanche for taking such loving care of our Mom in their own home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doris¹s memory to the St. Mary Magdalene building fund, 3 St. Vital Road, Winnipeg, MB.
Delsin Tupac McDonald
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Delsin, on September 23, 2003 at the age of 2 months.
He is survived by his loving parents, Amanda McDonald and Parnell Williams; 3 stepbrothers, Desmond, R.J. and D,Equan; grandparents, Bob and May DeGroot, his paternal grandmother and grandmother Bernadette McDonald; great grandmother Edith Kidds and her loving Kokum; many uncles including, Peter, Gerry, Chris, Devan & Ken; many aunts including Sheryl, Kim, Tammy, Joanne, Deidra, Shirley and Becky, also many cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Shah and the nursing staff of I.C.U at the Children¹s Hospital for all their care and effort.
A wake service will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2003 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at the Aboriginal Funeral Chapel, 724 Selkirk Avenue. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 26, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the Aboriginal Funeral Chapel, with interment to follow at the Brookside Cemetery.
Aboriginal Funeral Chapel,
724 Selkirk Avenue
Anne Lina Quirt Jonatchick (née Probe)
Our dear mother/grandmother Anne passed away Friday August 15, 2003 at the Grace Hospital after a brief illness. She is survived by her daughter Beverley Jones (Len), sons; Kenneth Jonatchick, Gary Jonatchick (Anne), Donald Jonatschick (Janice), 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and her special friend and constant companion, Fred Lemieux. She was predeceased by her first husband Jack Jonatchick (1959) and her second husband Walter Quirt (1975).
Anne was the last surviving sibling of nine children in the Probe family. She was born in Radville, Saskatchewan moving to Manitoba and residing in the Elmwood area. Anne worked for Eaton’s and later for the Marlborough Hotel. She was a very active senior participating in the Manitoba Marathon when she was 65 years old.
As per Anne’s request, cremation and private graveside service will take place Friday August 22, 2003. Contact the family for reception time and location.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Misericordia Health Centre, where she resided until her passing, for their wonderful love and care and to Fred for his gentle love and care that he gave to her in the last years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Anne’s memory, to the Misericordia Health Centre, 99 Cornish Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1A2.
Frances Sargeant (née Watson)
Peacefully at the Concordia Hospital on Monday September 8, 2003, Mrs. Frances Sargeant, beloved wife of Murray Sargeant, of Winnipeg, Manitoba passed away at the age of 72 years. Funeral Services will be held in the Rathwell Memorial Hall on Friday September 12, 2003 at 11 a.m. Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame, Manitoba in care of arrangements. Phone 248-2201 or 1-888-400-2326. www.afh.ca
Mary Jacqueline McIvor
January 08, 1946 - August 11, 2003
The family of the late Jacqueline McIvor of Cross Lake announces with great sadness the passing of a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.
Jacqueline passed away on August 11, 2003 at 8:45 pm at the St. Boniface Intensive Care Unit, after fighting a courageous and lengthy battle with diabetes.
She leaves to mourn; her husband George; sons Trevor (Joanne), Darryl (Karen), Dion and Scott; daughter Joyce (Robert); grandchildren Alyson, Tyler, Danton, Connor, Pancake, Kassie, Doris and Quinton; mother, Lydia Thomas; sisters and brothers, John Angus (Rosalie), Jackie (Helen), Florence (Morris), Shirley and Sherri, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held on August 14th in Cross Lake at the Roman Catholic Church. She was laid to eternal rest at the Cross Lake Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank all for their support and prayers. If friends so desire, donations can be made in Jacqueline’s memory to any Canadian Diabetes Association office or to the St. Boniface Hospital.
Jean Louis Thomas
On Saturday, October 11, 2003, Jean Louis Thomas, age 69 years, passed away at the Riverview Health Centre. Funeral service 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 16, 2003 at Bardal Funeral Home, 843 Sherbrook Street. Interment Brookside Cemetery. BARDAL FUNERAL HOME 843 Sherbrook Street, 774-7474
Wilfred John Kehler
December 13, 1957 - October 09, 2003
Suddenly, on Thursday, October 9, 2003, Wilfred passed away at the Grace General Hospital at the age of 45 years. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 17 at the A N.A.F. # 283, 3584 Portage Ave. WOJCIK'S ALL BELIEFS & FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 897 - 4665
Peter George Jenner
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Peter George Jenner on Wednesday, October 8, 2003 at the age of 60. Peter was predeceased by his mother Agnes, his father Alfred and older brother Billy. He is survived by his special friend Luanna Stelko; his sons James (Tracey), Rob (Jeannine) and their mother Gladys; his grandsons Jared, Jesse and Travis; as well as his brother Bart and two sisters Elsie and Mary. Numerous nieces and nephews also cherish his memory.
Peter was born and raised in South St. Vital where he started working with his family in Jenner's Greenhouses. He left to become an electrician with C.P.R. in 1965 where he remained until his retirement in 2002. He spent his last years with Luanna in Lee River, where he took pride in his flowers and water features in his yard. He will be sorrowly missed by all who knew him.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A gathering for friends and family will be held at P. Coutu Funeral Home, 156 Marion Street on Saturday, October 11, 2003 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald Street, Suite 200, R3L 0K6
Peter Tabor, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away at the age of 88 years, after battling colon cancer for the past six months. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wilhelmina, daughter Linda Janzen (son-in-law Chuck), Eleanor Dueck (son-in-law Jake) grandchildren Clint, Candice & Regan and great grandchildren Cody & Hailey. Also left to mourn his passing is his youngest sister Elizabeth (Betty) Plischke of Saskatoon and is predeceased by his brother John and sisters Lee Hornseth and Grace Van der lek. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Peter served his country for 3 ½ years as a member in the Armed Forces during W.W. 2. Employed at Sherwin Williams Paint Co. for 32 ½ years as a Stationary Engineer he was a boiler room Supervisor and retired on November 30, 1978 at age 64. A heartfelt thank you to all his Palliative Care nurses Florence, Corinne, Jenn and Ann who were so supportive to the family and helped make dad’s passing peaceful and comfortable. Special thanks to nieces Evelyn, Darlene and Lorraine for taking time to visit with Dad and share fond memories of the past with him. A lover of all sports Dad was never one to shy away from debate on any current event or political issue. He will be sadly missed. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 26, 2003 at Klassen Funeral Chapel , 1897 Henderson Hwy. Viewing will be from 7-8 pm on Thursday, September 25, 2003 also at the chapel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Peter to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrooke St., Winnipeg, R3C 9Z9.
Frederick George Favell
October 18, 1941 - September 20, 2003
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grand-father, brother, uncle and friend Frederick George Favell of Fisher River Cree Nation on September 20, 2003 at the age of 61 years. Fred is survived by his wife Emily of 35 years, his children, Farrell (Mona), Garnet (Stacey), his grand- children, Bobbie Lee, Farrell Jr., Dylan, Dustin, Keely, Lindsay, Beth, his great-granddaughter Paige. Sisters, Jean Mason, Hazel (James) Govereau, Mabel (Walter) Kirkness, his brothers, William Favell, Cyril (Janice) Favell. Sister–in-law Hazel Favell. As well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Tina Favell, brother, Thomas Favell, mother & father-in-law, Mary & Walter Cochrane. Fred was a commercial fisherman for most of his life. He enjoyed his snowmobile during the winter months and spent much time riding. Fred loved and cherished his grandchildren very much and was often seen driving along very slowly with them in the back of his truck. He recently became a great grand-father. He also loved watching his grandson Dylan’s hockey games, never missing a game. Fred enjoyed life to the fullest and loved his wife and family very much. We will miss him dearly and always remember his many stories. A wake service will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial United Church. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Stevens Memorial United Church, Fisher River Cree Nation, with Rev. John Halcrow officiating. Interment to follow at Fisher River Community Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Andreas and staff at the Percy E. Moore Hospital, Fisher River Chief & Council, and special thanks to Joey Hart and all those who have expressed their sympathy, thoughts, food donations, phone calls and prayers. The Active Pallbearers will be: Melford Govereau, Faron Favell, Gary Kirkness, Fred Kirkness, Lawrence Murdock, Stuart Cochrane The Honorary Pallbearers will be: McBeth Fishers and Board of Directors Arrangements entrusted to: Fisher Funeral Home Fisher Branch, Manitoba
John Christian Dixon
November 16, 1917 - July 31, 2003
Jack Dixon passed away after a mercifully short illness while at the Selkirk General Hospital. Jack was predeceased by his loving and beloved wife of 46 years Iris Fern Dixon and his brother Lawrence. He leaves to mourn his passing two sons Chris and Rod (Debbie), and grandson Tyson Dixon. A native Winnipegger, Jack was first employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company up north working with the Inuit and Aboriginal natives as a fur trader until joining the navy during the Second World War. Jack participated in convoy protection and harbour inspection of foreign ships. Jack saw a lot of action and was traumatized for a long period after the war. Jack met Iris (nee Marr) and married in May of 1947. Always a lover of the outdoors, he operated a fur trapping concession at Reedy Lake, Man. until 1956, when he returned to city life. Jack worked as a sheet metal fabricator until retirement in the early 80’s. Jack enjoyed his retirement by cottaging at Lac du Bonnet, writing articles for outdoor magazines and hand carving wood. Jack was a long time supporter of Ducks Unlimited, the Winnipeg Revolver and Pistol Association, volunteered at the Pan Am Games, and grew a large garden of vegetables for the Agape Table. The family wishes to give special thanks to all the staff at Selkirk Hospital for their excellent care of our dad. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at the United Church, Clandeboye, Man. on Tuesday, August 5, at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations can be made to the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD), 825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg. Arrangements entrusted to: Neil Bardal Inc., 984 Portage Ave., 949-2200
Laura Smith (née Mason)
In loving memory, we announce the peaceful passing of Laura Smith nee Mason at the age of 91, Laura quietly passed away at her home on August 2nd. 2003. Laura was predeceased by her husband Jack, and her son Grant. Surviving family members are sister Ann, many nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place on Thursday, August 7th 7-9 p.m. in Thomson Funeral Chapels, 669 Broadway. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
Kathleen Ethel Spence (née Ramsay)
November 19, 1935 - August 01, 2003
It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Kathleen Ethel Spence of Peguis, MB.
Kathleen will be lovingly remembered by her children Faron, Lorne (Tracey), Donna, Ron (Fran), Sherry (Lawrence), Alvin (Donna) and Darryl (Debbie); her grandchildren Derek (Amy), Vince, Crystal, Ashley, Cody, Joe, Clay, Trish, Ron Jr., Earl, Mandy, Melissa, Lawrence Jr., Logan, Matthew, Kaitlyn, Robin, Dustin, Ethan and Josh; her great-grandchildren Christian, Cameron, Dysin, Tyrone and Emily; her stepfather Keith; her brothers and sisters Donald (Grace), Bernice, Stanley, Brenda, Linda (Dave), Martin, Sally (Doug), Earl and Greg; her special friends Ann Bird, Gladys Bear, Garda Sutherland and Phyllis and Robert Cochrane, and also Elsie McCulley, who brought joy and laughter to her during her illness; special nieces Florence Sutherland, Cindy Thompson and Marge Sinclair; and her third daughter, Sandra Webb-Daniels, who was always there for her.
Kathleen was predeceased by her beloved husband Felix; her two sons Joseph and Jeff; parents Ethel and Charles; her sister Donna; and her son-in-law Tony.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Peguis Senior Center and the Percy E. Moore Hospital for all their loving care they gave to mom. Special thanks to the Peguis Chief and Council, Peguis Health Services, Peguis Home and Community Care, Ron and Anita Favell, and all the family and friends who showed their support through prayer and deed.
Prayers for family and friends will be at Donna Spence’s residence on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003 from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. A wake service will be held on Monday, Aug. 4, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the St. Matthews Anglican Church, Peguis, MB. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Viewing will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. with Rev. Wesley Barrett and Rev. Barry Bear officiating. Interment will follow at the St. Matthew’s Cemetery.
Annie "Nancy" Hovell
, 1925 - July 31, 2003
Nancy was born in Scotland to her parents Joseph and Annabella Barrett. Nancy came to Canada in 1957 with husband Robert and son Paul. Nancy worked several years as a seamstress but spent most of her years taking care of her family. Her son Paul remained close to her until his passing in 1975. Nancy cared endlessly for daughter Bonnie and spent hours making matching dresses that were proudly worn by both of them. Husband Robert remained by her side throughout the four years. His love and Devotion for her was admired by many. Left to mourn her passing, daughter Bonnie, Son in law Greg, Grandchildren Paul, Mark and Derek. Sister Marion and Family and Best Friends Verna and Ivan. Special thanks to mums closest friend Verna. Verna remained mums dearest friend throughout the years showing endless devotion and love. Verna holds a special place in our Hearts. Mum was a deeply caring and sensitive woman who will be missed by all who knew her. Cremation has taken place and Mum and Dad will rest peacefully in Scotland with son Paul.
John George Wilson
July 18, 1927 - July 31, 2003
In sudden passing and with great sadness, John George Wilson of Peguis First Nation, formerly of Winnipeg, passed from this to the next at the age of 76 years. After a lengthy struggle with a heart condition John passed amongst family and loved ones at his oldest son's home on July 30, 2003. John is survived by his wife Freda Joan Wilson of Peguis; his children, Yvonne (Claude) Bernier of Lorette, Ivan John (Brenda) Wilson of Peguis, Gilbert Tony (Diane) Wilson of BC, Walter Stewart (Ruby) Wilson, Ernest David (Denise) Wilson, Carol Ann (fiancee David Grant) Wilson and John Michael Shawn (Lori) Wilson; his grandchildren, Claude Jr., Ashley, Farelle, James, Evan, Christopher, Colin, Angel, Natasha, Christine, Jessica, Dakota, Jordan, Paige, Conrad, Cody, Cage and Sadie; his great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Twyla, Alora, Tyrah, Hailey and Aidan; his sister Edna Lee of Winnipeg; and his brother Wilfred Wilson of Peguis. John will be joining his parents, Colin and Annie Wilson; his son, Colin Miles Wilson; his grandson, Scott Alexander Wilson; his two sisters, Bella Stevenson and Jenny Wilson; and his four brothers, Gordon, Alec, Fred and Edward.
John's greatest passions were his religion and farming of the land. In his most recent years, his sons Shawn and David and nephew Calvin introduced him to his biggest passion, Mud bogging. John's final thoughts were of his children and love of mud bogging. Special mention for his great-grandson Aidan, who is currently fighting his battle to stay with us. He will be missed by his numerous nieces, nephews, godchildren and friends.
A family wake service for will be held on Saturday, August 2nd, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at Ivan & Brenda's residence in Peguis, Manitoba. A wake service will also be held on Sunday, August 3rd, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, August 4th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m., with a viewing beginning at 1:00 p.m. Both of these services will be held at the St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Peguis, Manitoba, with Rev. Wesley Barrett & Rev. Barry Bear officiating. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery.