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"Don" Ernest Donald Dunfield

December 15, 1948 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 72)


Ernest Donald Dunfield suddenly passed away on October 1, 2021 at the age of 72 years.

Donald was born December 15, 1948 to Albert James Dunfield and Sarah Elva Dunfield (nee Long) of Dauphin.  Second oldest of 4 boys; Brian (Darlene) Dunfield of Thunderbay, ON and predeceased by Alvin Albert Dunfield and Dennis Mills Dunfield.

His sudden departure leaves behind his wife Irene and daughters Kimberly and Celina of Dauphin.  Grandchildren, Nykkolas (Claire), Jaykyb (Taylor) and Makayla (Lane) and his newest great grandson Hudson; as well as a number of nieces and nephews.

After years of service with CNR, Donald enjoyed his time spent at home doing his hobbies.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed having quality time with his friends, his family, his grandchildren and great grandson. 

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

A Graveside Memorial Service was held for Don on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 1:30 pm from the Riverside Cemetery Dauphin.  

The service was live streamed and you may access it by going to Sneath Strilchuk Funeral Home's website homepage ( and clicking on the Facebook icon which will redirect you to the Sneath-Strilchuk Facebook page.

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Graveside Service
October 8, 2021

1:30 PM
Riverside Cemetery - Dauphin
From Highway 10, turn west onto Riverside Road.
Dauphin, MB R7N 2V1

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