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MANITOBA - Brandon - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 14

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Date: Friday, 16 September 2016, at 3:35 p.m.

ANDRUSYK: Emilie Andrusyk of Brandon passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 16, 2009 at the age of 92 years. Funeral service will be held at Brockie Donovan Funeral Chapel, 332- 8th Street, Brandon on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk officiating. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow.

BARANIUK: Mr. Peter Baraniuk, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Merine Baraniuk, passed away at his residence, Rideau Park Personal Care Home, on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at the of 71 years. A complete obituary will follow.

BELL: Mrs. Mildred Alice Bell of Brandon, formerly of Alexander, beloved wife of the late Mr. Hugh "Ralph" Bell, died at her residence, Dinsdale Personal Care Home, on Monday, June 01, 2009 at the age of 94. A Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, June 5, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. with Captain Bill and Major Velma Preston of Dinsdale Personal Care Home officiating. Interment will follow at the Alexander Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow.

DAVIS: It is with profound sorrow that we announce that Gwen Davis, beloved mother to only daughter Kim and her husband Mitch Iwasiuk and grandma to Misheyla (Eric), Riley (Kaylene) and Cody, passed away on May 24, 2009 after a courageous year long battle with cancer, at the age of 65 years. A Celebration of Gwen’s Life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Joe Ball officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Gwen may be made to the Funds For Furry Friends, Suite 208 - 740 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7A 0K9, the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, "Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project," 150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, MB, R7A 2B3, or to the Women’s Resource Centre, 800 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7A 6N5

HARPE: October 18, 1953 - May 21, 2009. Peter Harpe passed away On May 21, 2009. He is predeceased by father, Wesley Albin Harpe, mother Victoria Vicky Harpe, and a brother Melvin. He is survived by his family - Barbara and children Abbey, Sarah and Erik, and by a sister Carol (Andy) Dube and their families. A time of fellowship will be held at the Park Community Centre, 1428 Louise Avenue, Brandon, on Monday, May 25, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. A private family interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to AFM, Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.

LACHANCE: James Lachance passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2009. A funeral service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 2:30 with Pastor Joe Ball officiating.

McALISTER: Evelyn Aylene (née Grant), passed away peacefully at Fairview Home on Sunday, May 17, 2009 at the age of 101 years. Aylene is the beloved mother of Claire (Patrice) Noiret and grandmother to three granddaughters, all of England, and dear sister to Wanda (Doug) Meadows of Brandon. The funeral service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rt. Rev. Bishop Jim Njegovan officiating. Interment will follow at the lawn section at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Fairview Fund, 1351-13th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4S6. Complete obituary information to follow.

MERCKX-SOMERVILLE: Evelyn Merckx- Somerville of Brandon passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, May 15, 2009 at the age of 61 years. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, 327- 4th Street, Brandon on Friday, May 22, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Evelyn may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Brandon, 203- 1570- 18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 5C5. Complete obituary information to follow.

PLOWMAN: Merle Isabel Plowman (née Stothart), beloved wife of Albert, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on May 22, 2009. A Memorial Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Bob Hunter and Rev. Gordon Stevenson officiating. Interment will take place at the Strathclair Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Merle may be made the Christmas Cheer Board.

STACY: The family of Jack Steven Stacy sadly said farewell to him on Saturday, May 30, 2009 after an incredible 17 year battle with inoperable cancer. The Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327 – 4th Street, Brandon with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Cremation will follow and a private interment of Jack’s ashes will be held at a later date. Complete obituary information to follow.

THIESSEN: Mary Thiessen of Brandon passed away peacefully at her residence in the Valleyview Care Centre on Friday, May 15, 2009 at the age of 99 years. Funeral service will be held at Grace Mennonite Church, 951- 10 Street, Brandon, MB on Friday, May 22, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Valleyview Care Centre Fund, 3015 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7B 2K2. Complete obituary information will follow.

WAKEFIELD: Eunice Donaline Wakefield of Brandon, beloved wife of the late Don Wakefield, passed away peacefully at her residence at Fairview Personal Care Home on Monday, May 25, 2009 at the age of 78 years. A Celebration of Eunice’s Life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. with Brockie Donovan Funeral Celebrant Mr. Lawrence McInnes officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Eunice may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, #1, 613-10th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 4G6 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8. Complete obituary information to follow.

WELSH: It is with great sadness our family announces the passing of our beloved Nan, Evelyn Welsh. Nan died peacefully at Fairview Home on Saturday, May 16, 2009 in the early evening. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held in June. An announcement will be made prior to that service. Flowers are gratefully declined. Please make memorial donations to Trinity United Church, 1515-6th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 6B3. Complete obituary information to follow.

AMES: Elizabeth R. Ames (née Chisholm) of Brandon, passed away peacefully at her residence, Dinsdale Personal Care Home, on Tuesday, July 04, 2006 at the age of 107 years. Elizabeth was born February 26, 1899 in the Langford Municipality (Neepawa), the ninth of eleven children born to Marcus and Elizabeth (Little) Chisholm. She took her schooling at Belton in a one-room school, after which she helped on the family farm and took employment as one of the first telephone operators in Manitoba. In 1921, she married Harold Douglas Ames. They farmed for 31 years west of Brookdale and were helped on the farm by their only daughter, Donna. In 1952, the family moved to Brookdale and Harold and Elizabeth became caretakers of the old school for ten years. They also helped often at the Walker family farm in Reston, where Donna married and had moved. In 1974, Elizabeth and Harold retired to Brandon and in 1978 took residence in Lawson Lodge where Elizabeth lived until after her 100th Birthday. It was shortly after this birthday that she moved to Central Park Lodge and then Dinsdale Personal Care Home. In 2004, just after her 105th birthday, she fell and suffered a broken hip. She is predeceased by her parents, all siblings and husband Harold who passed away in 1985. She is survived by her daughter, Donna (Jim) Walker, grandchildren Doug (Bev) Walker and Deb Walker and great granddaughters Krista and Lindsey all of Brandon, as well as sister-in-law and close friend Elsie (Ames) Read of Grand Prairie, AB. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews who knew her as Aunt Liz and many family friends who adopted her as "Grandma Ames". Funeral services to celebrate a life that spanned three centuries were held July 7, 2006 at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, with Rev. Barb Jardine officiating. She was laid to rest next to her husband of 54 years in the Brookdale Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Ross Lawrence, Brian Ford, Jim Lawrence, Thory Chapman, Bill Jardine and Donald Craig. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations in memory of Elizabeth may be made to Dinsdale Personal Care Home, 510 – 6th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 3N9.

ALLEN; Mary (nee Dutka): It is with thankfulness for a life well-lived that the family announces the death of Mary Allen, of Rivers, age 99 (four months short of her 100th birthday). Mary was born in Zadarow, Austria, (the Ukraine) on September 25, 1906. The family immigrated to Canada, eventually settling in Rivers in 1908. There, Mary’s siblings of five brothers and three sisters were born. In 1924, Mary married Alfred Allen. Together, they raised a family of six boys and three girls. With the exception of Alf’s time overseas during World War II, Mary and Alf lived their entire lives in and around Rivers. In Mary’s younger years, she was an active member of The Rivers Ukrainian Society. Her gardens, and bingo, brought her much enjoyment. When Alf retired, they made several winter trips to Vancouver Island to visit family. Mary was predeceased by her parents and all her siblings; her husband Alfred; daughters Margaret and Dorothy; son Robert; daughters-in-law Marie, Lena and Mary; sons-in-law Ronald Ross and Henry Huston. She is survived by her children: Jim (Margaret), Bill, Dixie, Edward, Gordon (Lois), David (Marlene) and special grandson, Richard (Gerri); many, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. The celebration of Mary’s life will be held at the St. James Anglican Church, Rivers, MB on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Paul Curtis officiating. Interment will take place in the Rivers Cemetery followed by a reception at the Rivers Legion Hall. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Riverdale Personal Care Home, the Rivers Hospital Building Fund, the Rivers Handi-van or to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation.

ATAMANCHUK: Katherine ‘Kay’ Atamanchuk of Brandon, beloved mother of Helen Mospanchuk, Bernice (Murray) McQuiston, Bernie (Joan) Atamanchuk and Ron (Aleta) Adams, passed away peacefully at her residence, Fairview Personal Care Home on Saturday, April 08, 2006, in her 100th year. Kay will also be missed by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Prayers were held for Kay at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, on Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Divine Funeral Liturgy was held at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 with Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk as Celebrant, assisted by Cantor Tony Yuriy. Interment followed in the Brandon Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations, in memory of Kay, may be made to a charity of choice.
"A mother leaves a legacy of love that transcends time and space,
connecting one heart to another forever."
Rest in peace, Mom.
Vichnaya Pamyat

MYRTLE ARMSTRONG (née Elliott)
PROMOTED TO GLORY Sunday, July 9, 2006

ARMSTRONG: Myrtle was born in Brandon, Manitoba, July 31, 1911, the youngest of eight children born to William & Hester Elliott. Her father was a prominent Brandon architect. She was the last surviving member of the Elliott Family Orchestra, which toured Western Canada and the USA during the 1920s. She married George Elliott Topham Armstrong on September 2, 1931. Myrtle was an active member of The Salvation Army. For many years, she worked as a seamstress at Fred’s Dry Cleaners, retiring at the age of 70. Besides sewing, Myrtle loved all crafts, quilting, painting, gardening, travelling and camping. She was predeceased by her husband in 1971; son-in-law, Murray Howell in 2002 and her eldest daughter, Gertrude (Vern) Kingdon, of Oakville, Ontario in 2005. Myrtle is survived by her son, Elliott (June) of Brandon; daughters Edna (Charlie) Cookson, Brandon; Lillian Howell of Chilliwack, BC and Gladys Thompson of Toronto, Ontario. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Myrtle’s Life will be held Monday, July 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at The Salvation Army, 9 Princess Avenue East (corner of 1st & Princess). Interment will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations, in memory of Myrtle, may be made to The Salvation Army, 9 Princess Avenue East, Brandon, MB R7A 1R8 or to a charity of your choice.

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