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MANITOBA - Gladstone - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 19

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Date: Sunday, 18 September 2016, at 8:12 a.m.

Sydney Craik

Peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, at the Portage General Hospital, Sydney Craik passed away at the age of 97.

Sydney Craik was born in Manchester, England on June 27, 1911. He lived in England until he immigrated with his family to Canada in the spring of 1925. They settled in Paddockwood, Saskatchewan where he went to school and got his grade 8. He farmed with his parents. He went logging in the wintertime. He also worked on the threshing crews during the fall harvest.

Sydney met and married Daisy Wright on July 21, 1942. They lived in Paddockwood until the fall of 1947. They moved to Sutherland, Saskatchewan, until the family moved to a farm north of Saskatoon. In November 1950, they moved to a farm in Langruth, Manitoba where he continued farming until he retired in 1990. He had six children.

Sydney was an active member of the Langruth United Church until 2001.

Sydney is predeceased by his wife Daisy; his parents Robert and Florence; one brother John; and three sisters and brothers-in-law Florence (Joseph) Lybeck, Agnes (George) Hood and Phyllis (Campbell) McIntyre; nieces Lorraine Johansen and Audrey Ranta; and daughter-in-law Margaret Craik.

He leaves to mourn his passing his children Barbara Ann, Robert (Ann), Leslie (Marlene), Grace, Linda (Arnie), John (Ann); and grandchildren Robbie, Dana and children Zoey and Kobe, Darryl (Melanie) and children Kelly, Brandon, and Mackenzie, Kurtis (Sharon) and child Devlin, Jo Ann (Candace), Kaylene, Danyelle, Lisa (John) and children Andrew, Katelyn and Noah, Victoria (Mike) and child Aaron, David (Jodie) and children Makaila and Kade, Ashley (Blair), Stephanie, and Jonathan (Kevin); several nieces and nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews and cousins in England.

Memorial service was held Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in the Langruth United Church, Langruth, Manitoba. Interment followed in the Langruth Cemetery.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 200-310 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 9Z9 or to the Langruth United Church, Langruth, Manitoba, R0H 0N0.

Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.

Alexandra (Alice) Walker (nee Yandeau)

Alice passed away peacefully at Neepawa, Hospital on January 22, 2009. She was born in Lukova, Russia on September 12, 1927. Alice came to Canada in 1929 with her family and located in Wildwood, Alberta. While working in Nojack at a logging camp as a cook, she met and married Russell Yandeau in 1948.

With Carol as a newborn in 1949 they settled in Plumas where they had purchased a farm. They were blessed with two more children, Carrie in 1953 and Tom in 1965.

With Russell being very ill Alice took on purchasing and running the Plumas Solo Store. She also purchased the Plumas Cafe and ran both for a few years. After Russell’s death in 1975 Alice sold the cafe and store.

In 1978 she married Raymond Walker. Together Alice and Raymond raised Tom. They spent countless hours at baseball games and tournaments. The Plumas Pirates with son, Tom on the squad were always assured of one very loyal spectator. Alice wore her Pirate jacket and hat with pride and took her umbrella along to every game. She never missed a game except when her health kept her from going.

Curling rinks, hockey rinks and Briers were popular venues for Alice and Raymond.

Alice had a special bond with each and every one of her 10 grandchildren. She was always ready and very willing to give them loving advice and guidance in their lives whether they wanted it or not. Alice loved her 11 great-grandchildren more than we will ever understand. When she was able she was always one of the very first to welcome the new addition. Raymond always faithfully drove her to every baptism, every birthday party, hockey game or First Communion, even Ukrainian Dancing that the kids were involved in when health permitted. At their young age they’ve been lucky enough to already form a lasting bond with Grandma Alice and each one will have special memories. We were always aware of the pride she felt for each and every member of her family. As she was a super cook, we will especially miss her perogies, homemade mustard, and mocha cake.

She was Grandma to countless friends of the grandkids that dropped by after a curling game or any other activity going on. With a heart of gold and food always spread out Grandma never let anyone leave without eating.

She was a member of the Legion and Honourary Member of the Plumas Ladies Curling Club.

She was devoted to the Curling Club in Plumas in every respect. She was very vocal in making sure a new kitchen was added on to improve cooking facilities. Her soup was popular at the rink and there was never a chance of running out as there was always a new pot ready for emergencies. Over the years stranded curlers were always welcomed with open arms. It was not uncommon to have the house full of overnight guests.

Alice was predeceased by her first husband Russell; her mother Katherine; her father Rufus; brother Art and sister Justine.

She is survived by her husband Raymond; daughters Carol (Wilfred), Carrie (Don); son Tom (Shannon); 10 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Friends called for visitation and prayers on Sunday evening, January 25, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in Clarke’s Funeral Chapel, Gladstone with Pastor Richard Klein officiating.

Funeral service was held Monday, January 26, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Plumas Community Hall with Pastor Alvin Borchardt officiating. Interment followed in the Plumas Catholic Cemetery.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Central Plains Cancer Care Services, 318 Saskatchewan Ave. E., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 0K8.

Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.

Corinthyia (Cindy) Joan Sawyer

September 22, 1950 – January 24, 2009

Corinthyia was born in Neepawa, Manitoba. She spent her childhood years growing up and going to school in Neepawa, Eden and Birnie, Manitoba. As a young adult she went to Winnipeg where she took a hairdressing course. Being a free spirited and adventurous young woman and also a lover of nature and the great outdoors she moved around quite a bit. She moved to Edmonton, Alberta where she worked as a short order cook. She then went to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan where she worked as a hairdresser, waitress and as a bartender. She was also to meet her future husband, Oliver here. Although they did not marry at this time they remained friends for a number of years as she continued to move around. First to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan where she worked as a waitress and then on to La Ronge, Saskatchewan where she worked as a waitress and a hotel manager for a number of years. She lived on a trapline there as well which strengthened her love of nature and the great outdoors. She then moved back to Moose Jaw for a short while before moving to Calgary, Alberta where she married the love of her life, Oliver. They then started a family. First twin daughters Jaqueline (Jackie) and Rachel and then son Kelly. She continued to work as a waitress and short order cook. From Calgary they moved to Crossfield, Alberta and then on to Bowden, Alberta and Innisfail, Alberta before moving to Kelwood, Manitoba in 1992. They then moved to McCreary, Manitoba where she worked as a cook for a short time before starting a career in home care for the elderly. She worked at this job until she was forced to retire due to a heart attack in 2000. They then moved back to Alberta to be closer to her husband’s work. She continued to do volunteer work for the elderly whether it be light house cleaning or cooking a meal or even just sitting and talking to them. In 2005 they moved back to Gladstone, where they resided until her passing.

She was predeceased by one sister Althea when Corinthyia was still a young girl; her father John Zahodnik in 1975 and by her mother Teenie Zahodnik in 2006.

She is survived by her loving husband Oliver; daughters Jackie and Rachel; son Kelly and daughter-in-law Ashley. She is also survived by two granddaughters Sandy and Erika as well as one grandson Dawson and soon to be born grandson Damien. She is also survived by many close friends who she also considered as her extended family.

Funeral service will be held Friday, January 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Clarke’s Funeral Chapel, Gladstone with Rev. Ian Olive officiating.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Central Manitoba, 103 Wilkinson Cres., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 1A7.

Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.

Irene Elizabeth Bieganski

Peacefully with family by her side, on Sunday, January 25, 2009 at the MacGregor Health Centre, Irene Elizabeth Bieganski, passed away at the age of 84.

Irene was born on June 5, 1924 in Springhill, MB to Mary and Joseph Gork. Irene was raised on a farm. During WWII Irene worked at the Neepawa Airport. Irene worked as a housekeeper on a farm in the Oberon area where she met her husband to be Walter Bieganski. They married June 14, 1944 and raised 8 children while farming in the areas of Marquette, and Rossendale. In 1969 Walter and Irene moved to MacGregor where Walter retired and Irene worked as housekeeper at the MacGregor Health Centre until she retired in 1989.

Irene will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family Mary Anne (Ray) Gates their children Jamie (Pauline), Rae Lynn, and grandchildren Mark, Bryan and Lauren; Betty (Doug) Pennell their children Nyle, and Dawn (Gilles), and grandchildren Reece, Mitchell and Renee; Wally (Rosalie) their children Jeffrey (Sheri) and daughter-in-law Elin; Bud (Penny Parynuik) children Bonnie and Mathew; Judy (Jack Wiebe) children Matthew and Jeffrey; Debbie; Dean (Shirley Purkess) children Amber and Clayton (Becca) and grandchildren Bailey and Jayla; Cyndi (John) Kerr their child Tannis. Also surviving is Irene’s sisters-in-law Rose Gork, Joan and Jean Bieganski, and brother-in-law William Stewart and many nieces and nephews.

Irene was predeceased by her beloved husband Walter in 1986, grandsons Mark in 1980, Andrew in 2005, and Steven in 2006; brothers Albert and Mervyn, and sister Bertha.

Grateful appreciation is extended to the MacGregor Health Centre for over 7 years of their devoted service to Mom, as well as the last several days to the entire family. Thank you for all those years of kissing Mom good-night when we couldn’t be there.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the MacGregor United Church with Rev. Quentin Robinson officiating. Interment followed in the MacGregor Cemetery. Pallbearers were Nyle, Dawn, Jeffrey, Elin, Amber and Clayton. Honourary Pallbearers were Jamie, Rae Lynn, Bonnie, Mathew, Jeffrey, Matthew and Tannis.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 10-120 Donald St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 9Z9 or to the MacGregor Health Foundation Inc., Box 250, MacGregor, Manitoba, R0H 0R0, or to a charity of one’s choice.

Clarke's Funeral Home, MacGregor in care of arrangements.

Katherine Mitchler

On January 28, 2009 at Neepawa Hospital, Katherine peacefully fell asleep in the arms of Jesus at the age of 88 years.

Katherine was born September 21, 1920 in Waldersee, MB to Frederick and Martha Mauthe. She was baptized and confirmed in Christ Lutheran Church, Waldersee, MB. On April 6, 1940 she married Emanuel Mitchler; son of Heinrich and Anna (Dimler) Mitchler.

Katherine was predeceased by her husband Emanuel, whom she was married to for 60 years and her twin daughters in infancy, Dorothy and Irene; her parents Frederick and Martha Mauthe; brothers Robert and William; sister Helen; and grandson Shawn.

She is survived by eight children Edwin (Laura), Leonard (Linda), Beverley (Lloyd), Mervyn (Shirley), Delmar, Kelvin (Laurie), Howard (Susan), Dale (Candace); eighteen grandchildren; and twenty-four great grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn sisters Minnie and Dorothy (Frank); and brother Walter (Dorothy).

Funeral service was held Monday, February 2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Christ Lutheran Church, Waldersee with Pastor Leon Gilbertson officiating. Interment followed in the Waldersee Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lawrence Mitchler, Lance Kihn, Duane Mitchler, Darcy Mitchler, Michael Mitchler and Darryl Mauthe. Honourary Pallbearers were Mark Mitchler, David Mitchler, Cordell Kihn, Noewell Mitchler and Jonathon Mitchler.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.

Hope Tatrianna Dumas

January 23, 2000 – February 3, 2009

“Koshipaasheek” – Winter Rolling Thunderbird

Tragically in the early morning hours of February 3, 2009, our precious daughter perished in an unexpected house fire at our family home in Sandy Bay. Left to cherish her beautiful memory are her parents Michael & Rona Dumas; her grandfather Harry Roulette; her sisters Marlena (Keith), Eva (Kelly John), and Gina; her brothers Michael Jr. (Naomi), Clifford (Cheryl), and Harry; nieces Jade, Michaela, Bonnie, Rheannah, and Samora; nephews Bobby Joe, Tobey, Coby, Dayton, Brent and Cole; her foster brothers Donovan & Edmond Spence; her foster sister Tanya Roulette; niece Rayne; Melanie, Nadine, Christina, Mircale, Lorne, Dwayne, Taylor in Ottawa and Gina; grandmother Yvette McIvor; grandfather Lloyd McIvor; and maternal grandmother Irene Richard; as well as numerous aunts and uncles.

Hope was predeceased by her grandparents Clifford & Olive Eastman; grandmother Audrey Roulette; uncle Harry Roulette Jr.; and nephew Keanu West.

Hope was presently in grade three at Isaac Beaulieu Memorial School. She was an intelligent, vibrant, outspoken student. She enjoyed school immensely, she attended school even when she wasn’t feeling well, and she enjoyed buddy reading with the grade seven class. Teachers and other staff members would constantly remind her to zip up her jacket. She wouldn’t take the time to do it, she was too anxious to get where she was going.

Hope enjoyed her home life, school, and friends. Her big smile always warmed the hearts of people she interacted within the school and around the community. At home, she was a ‘lil’ mother hen to her nieces and nephews. She especially enjoyed talking about her nephew Keanu. Activities she enjoyed were Singstar, Guitar Hero and playing with her Bratz dolls. In school she enjoyed playing Family Feud.

We will miss our Hope, because she gave us the best times in her short life. She was so happy and always had something to say to make us happy. Her name will be remembered forever because she was our only “HOPE” in our lives. Your name will live on forever in our lives.

Wake began Friday, February 6, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sandy Bay First Nation Community Complex.

Funeral service was held Monday, February 9, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Roy George Vazhaplankudiyil officiating. Interment followed in the Sandy Bay Cemetery. Pallbearers were Keith West, Derek McIvor, Michael Dumas Jr., Harry Roulette, Lorne Richard and Kenward Levasseur. Honourary Pallbearers were Athena Roulette, Nikki Rose Chartrand, Tori Roulette, Kendra Roulette, Arlene Roulette, Tiarra Roulette, Anthony Eastman, Farrell J. Roulette, Godparents Derek & Susan McIvor, and all her classmates, teachers and staff of Isaac Beaulieu Memorial School.

Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.

Allan David Herda

Passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at the Portage General Hospital at the age of 59 years, with his family by his side.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 happy years, Donna (nee Lywak); his children Keith, Tracy, Rhonda, Kayla, Candace, and Ryan; his grandchildren Penny, Allan, Jared, Melissa, Melanie, Donna, Colin, and Damion; his greatgrandson Hayden; his parents Stella Herda, Alex and Dorothy Lywak; his brother Gerald (Marlene) - his char woman; his sister Beverly; and his in-laws Laverne (Bruce), George (Mary), Diane (Glen), Marcel (Carol), Darrell, and Joy. His family was everything to him.

He was the most caring and giving person to anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal service will take place.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Children's Hospital Foundation CE 501, 840 Sherbrook St. Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1S1.

Clarke's Funeral Home, MacGregor in care of arrangements.

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