Francis Vermette

Francis Vermette of Dauphin, Manitoba passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

A Memorial Service will be held for Francis on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:00 am from the Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre in Dauphin with Pastor Howard Burnie officiating.

Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery.

Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Francis may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Jake Wiebe

Reverend Jake Wiebe of Winnipegosis, Manitoba passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the age of 88 years.

A Funeral Service will be held for Jake on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Nordheim Mennonite Church in Winnipegosis with Pastor Andrew Wiens and Rev. Pat Langlois officiating.

Interment will follow in the Nordheim Mennonite Cemetery.

Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Jake may be made to Sagemace Bible Camp c/o Nordheim Mennonite Church, Winnipegosis or to Cancer Care Manitoba .

Carol Procyshyn (nee Wilchowy)

Carol Anne Procyshyn (nee Wilchowy) of Roblin, Manitoba passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

A Family visitation and Prayer service will be held for Carol on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm from Sneath-Strilchuk Funeral Services, Roblin Chapel with Father Yaroslav Strukhlyak officiating.

Interment will take place at a later date in the Roblin Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.

Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Carol may be made to Canadian Blood Services, 1800 Alta Vista Dr. Ottawa, ON K1G 4J5 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of MB (Dauphin Chapter) Box 392 Dauphin, MB R7N 2V4.

Charles “Charlie” Skomorowski

Charlie Skomorowski of Grandview, Manitoba passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Grandview Hosptial at the age of 75 years.

A Memorial Service will be held for Charlie on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm from the Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre in Dauphin with Rev. Father Brent Kuzyk officiating.

 

Should friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Charles may be made to Grandview Hospital Palliative Care

 

Jack Kostiew

Jack Kostiew of Dauphin, Manitoba passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 78 years.

A Memorial Service will be held for Jack on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00 am from the Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre in Dauphin with Fabien Carriere officiating.

Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery.

Should friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jack may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Gail Crossley

It is with sadness that the family of Gail Crossley (nee Spencer) announces her passing at the age of 63 years.

Gail will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 45 years, Rick, and their children Treena Slate (Ken) and Glen (Cheryl).  Gail will be sadly missed by her four grandchildren Kylee, Tianna, Nolan and Paige.  She will be fondly remembered by her siblings – Ethel (Russell) Bartlett of Snow Lake, Val (Greg) Foord of Snow Lake, Joyce (Gordon) Radford of Mitchell MB, Heather (Phil) Klyne of Red Lake, ON, and Bryan (Debbie) of Surrey, BC; brother in law and sister in law Bruce and Caroline Crossley of Grandview, and mother in law Joan Crossley Yuill and husband Allan Yuill, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Gail was well known for her strong work ethic and dedication to her career as a healthcare aide at the Gilbert Plains Nursing Home and will be sadly missed by coworkers and friends.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation for the compassionate care provided by the ER and Palliative Care nursing staff at the Dauphin Health Center especially nurses Courtney, Candice, Jon and Jolene. A special thanks also to the staff at the Western Manitoba Cancer Center and Dr. Erica Moller and Dr. Trina Mathison.

The family will be hosting a memorial service at the Gilbert Plains Legion Hall Friday, Sept 1st at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care unit at the Dauphin Health Center.

 

Sonja Jean Larson

Sonja Jean Larson passed away in Killarney, MB on August 8, 2017 at the age of 61 years.
Sonya was born in Chatam, NB on October 27, 1955.

Memorial Service will be held at Memories Chapel in Brandon, MB on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at 10:00 am.

A second celebration of life will be held for Sonja on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Ninette Centennial Hall.

Harry Halabisky

Harry Halabisky of Ethelbert, Manitoba passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the age of 69 years.

In accordance with Harry’s wishes cremation has taken place.

Laura McQuarrie (nee Steiner)

Laura Lynne McQuarrie (Petcee) passed away on Saturday August 5, 2017 at the Dauphin General Hospital at the age of 70 years.

Surviving is her husband Raymond McQuarrie of Dauphin, and son Dale McQuarrie (Marie Hucal) of Winnipeg. Sister Irene Rerick (Cliff) of Beausejour, brothers Garry Steiner (Lynne) of Oakbank, Wayne Steiner (Carla), Jim Steiner (Trudy) and Al Steiner (Dawn) of Dauphin, Bruce Steiner (Janice) of The Pas and Bob Steiner. Sisters- in- law Judy Wabick (Henry) of Winnipeg, Diane O’Callaghan (Pat) of Red Deer and brother-in-law Jack McQuarrie (Dorothy) of Grandview.

Pre-deceased by her sister Arlene Shoemaker in 2011 and parents George & Eva Steiner. There were many nieces and nephews.

A private family graveside funeral led by Rev. Steve Wilson was held on August 10, 2017 at Riverside Cemetery. Following the interment, a lunch was held at the Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre where all family and friends were invited to celebrate Laura’s life. Stories were shared, pictures were displayed and her favourite music was played. Laura dealt with many health issues through her life but it never stopped her from enjoying life to the fullest especially in Texas. She loved her family and friends dearly and always had a smile on her face.

In Laura’s words, “I would like to say to my family that the love I feel for them just cannot be put into words. All my friends have also made my life a joy. All I can say is Thanks for the Memories”

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation can be made in Laura’s name by email to www.saintboniface.ca/foundation/en/donate or by mail to:
St-Boniface Hospital Foundation
C1026-409 Taché Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6 or at www.saintboniface.ca/foundation/en/donate

Robert Doucette

Robert Jon Doucette of Hinton, Alberta passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Dauphin General Hospital at the age of 45 years.

In accordance with Rob’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no formal service.

Brain cancer may have claimed Rob’s Life, but it did not define him, or stop him from being the person he was.  His love of golf, and the many friends he made throughout his life, brought him a tremendous amount of joy. It was with the support of his family and friends that he was able to face his final journey with strength and dignity, never giving up hope to play “just one more round”.

Rob is survived by his wife Leslie, his parents, Don & Judy, brother Todd, aunties Heather and Paddi and nieces and nephews.

Should friends so desire donations in memory of Rob may be made to “Cats” at the Parkland Humane Society. Box 805 Dauphin, MB R7N 3B3.