HELENE de WIT (nee KENNEDY)
Peacefully, on Sunday, January 2, 2005 at Seven Oaks General Hospital, Helene Grace de Wit (nee Kennedy) passed away. She was born on November 2nd, 1933 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Sandy (Colin) and Tricia (Darren), grandchildren Daniel, David (Carly) and Risa Peterson and Lauren and Jenna Wittmann; sister-in-law Trudy (Harry) Darichuk; many nieces and nephews and their children; and several close friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Bill in 2000, her sister Sheila Brown, her mother Yvonne Pickwell and her father Gordon Kennedy.
She will be remembered as a loving and supportive mother and grandmother with a strong sense of family. She had an interest in genealogy and was proud of her United Empire Loyalist roots. In earlier years she was active in CGIT, Brownies, Girl Guides, Camp Bel-Air, CNIB and Grey Street United Church.
At Helene's request, cremation has taken place and a service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2005 at 2:00 pm at Grey Street United Church, 651 Sandhurst Avenue (at Grey Street).
The family would like to thank her close friends and the staff at SOGH for their care and support during her illness. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice.
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel of Carman in care of arrangements
Jack Donald Lytle
It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of Jack Lytle. After a brief illness faced with courage and dignity, Jack went peacefully to the arms of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 9, 2005. He joins his wife Sigrun who passed away October 17, 1999.
Jack will be sadly missed by his sons Tim (Teresa), Robin (Nancy) and his daughter Tracey (Rory) Fodchuk, his nine grandchildren Timmy (Sandy), Tannis, Trevor, Daniel, Amelia, Joshua, Russell, Sarah and David and his great grand-daughters Alexis and Jayde.
Jack was born on January 9, 1930 in Winnipeg and was raised in Carman, Manitoba. Jack has left to mourn him his two sisters Rex and Eleanor and his brother Bob (Tooey) and numerous nephews and nieces. He is predeceased by his parents Robert and Emily and his sisters Beth, Irene, Winnie and Shirley.
The family wishes to express their thanks and gratitude to Dr. Boyd and staff at Victoria General Hospital Unit 3 for their compassion and dedicated care to Jack
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 45 Dalhousie Dr. A private family interment will be held on Saturday, January 15, at Greenwood Cemetery, Carman. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook street, Winnipeg, MB. R3C 2B7.
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.
ROSELLA HOPE SEMPLE
Peacefully with her family at her side, Rosella Semple passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2005 at the age of 79 years.
Rosella is survived by daughter Janice of Winnipeg, son Barry (Lorrie) of Hamiota, daughter Laurie (Dale McGillivary) of Carman, five grandchildren, Nadine and Jared Semple, Parker, Brady and Brook McGillivary. She was predeceased by her husband Lloyd in 2002, son Bryan in 1971, granddaughter Janine Semple in 1983 and one sister.
Rosella was born in Edmonton, AB where she met Lloyd, whom she married in 1948. In 1957 the family moved to Winnipeg, where Rosella raised her children while helping Lloyd in their business of Carleton Hatcheries. In 1974, Rosella, Lloyd and family moved to Carman. Along with continuing raising her family, Rosella was librarian at the Boyne Regional Library from 1974 to 1993. Here she demonstrated her passion for reading and love of books. She was also active in ToastMistresses and in the On Cue Dinner Theatre in Carman. Rosella loved and supported her grandchildren in all their activities and events.
A celebration of her life will take place on Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in Carman with Rev. Judy Limpright officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Carman. Memorial donations may be made to the Boyne Lodge, Box 1644, Carman, MB. R0G 0J0.
Doyle’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
On Sunday, January 16, 2005, Rolf, aged 70 years died at the Grace Hospital.
Rolf was born in Stuttgart, Germany to Karl and Margareta Lochner. He immigrated to Canada in 1959 and lived and worked in Winnipeg. He met Elma Warsaba and they married in 1969 in Vancouver, B.C. Returning to Winnipeg, Rolf worked until retirement as a machinist for Versatile Equipment.
Rolf and Elma spent many happy years, they traveled to Alaska and Germany and saw much of Canada. Rolf loved the outdoors, enjoying hunting and fishing. He was happiest at the cottage at lac du Bonnet and spent most of his time there after Elma’s death in 2003.
Rolf will be greatly missed by his family, Douglas and Mary Warsaba, Elaine and Bernice Schmidt, grandchildren David and Tammy Schmidt, Sandra and Kelly Holben, Mark and Kathryn Warsaba, Paula Warsaba and Charlie Lye, Adam and Erin Warsaba, and great grandchildren Nicholas and Meagan Holben
Funeral service will be held from Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in Carman on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Catherine Waldie officiating. Interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Carman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 200-6 Donald St. Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3L 0K6.
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.
Ivar Olaf Whitford
Peacefully on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, our dearly loved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away at Carman Memorial Hospital.
He will be sadly missed, and lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Esther; son Barry (Dianne), daughter Bev (Bob) Fitchner; grandchildren Kim (of Santiago, Chile), Kerri (Corby), Chrystie, Shauna, and Matthew; great grandchildren Kaitlyn and Ty; brother Cyrus (Ellen); sister-in-law Nellie; and many nieces and nephews.
Ivar was born in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan September 16, 1921. At the tender age of 19, he enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces, and proudly served his country in WWII, and the Korean War, retiring after 25 years of distinguished service and with a rank of Warrant Officer II in 1966.
Ivar lived the majority of his remaining years in Brandon, where he avidly pursued a variety of jobs and adventures, none more memorable for him than his interest in owning standard bred horses and following them on the Harness Racing circuit. It was this that brought him much success, many hours of entertainment, and numerous new friendships. He and Esther moved to Carman in 1994, to live closer to family.
Ivar was a wise, gentle, loving man, whose happiest hours were spent with those he loved. He enjoyed nothing more than a competitive game of cards, reading books, talking politics, and drinking a good strong cup of coffee. His unending support, inspirational advice, and concern for others will be deeply missed by all his family.
A service of remembrance will be held at Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in Carman on Sunday, January 23, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Harvey Carmichael officiating. Private interment will take place at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends so wish, memorial donations may be made to the Carman Memorial Hospital, or a charity of one’s choice.
1938 - 2005
On Monday, January 17th, 2005 following a day of visiting with his family and friends, Peter Froese peacefully passed away at the Boundary Trails Health Centre.
Peter is sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Anna, two daughters Lisa (Gary Warkentine) and Dorthy (Robert Penner), grandchildren Scott, Dylan, Joel and Jordan, three sisters Mary Froese, Katherina Wolfe and Elizabeth Dyck, two sisters-in-law Helen Froese and Agatha Froese. He was predeceased by his parents John and Elizabeth Froese and by four brothers and four sisters.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, January 22, at 11:00 a.m. at the Reinland Mennonite Church in Winkler, MB. Interment was in the Reinland Church Cemetery, Schanzenfeld, MB.
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel of Morden in care of arrangments.
Roy Allan Steppler
Roy Steppler, beloved husband of Lynne Steppler of Miami, Manitoba passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at Boundary Trails Health Centre after a short battle with cancer.
Roy was born May 13, 1935, the eldest of eight children born to Arnold and Edna Steppler. Roy was predeceased by his brother Clair in 1960 and his father Arnold in 1970.
Roy is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lynne, his children, Debbie and Bill Thiessen of Brandon, Dale and Caroline of Miami, Heather and Randy Unger of Plum Coulee, seven grandchildren; Vicki and Neil Neary, Nolan Thiessen, Ryan, Dean and Craig Steppler, Riley and Blaine Unger and greatgrandson Andrew Neary. Also his mother Edna Steppler, brothers Raymond and Carol, Garry and Marilyn, Dan and Patsy; sisters Betty and Stan Watkins, Judy and Don Labossiere, Marion Bund, many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family requests no flowers and would appreciate donations to the Miami Curling Club, Box 154,Miami,MB. R0G 1H0.Roy and his dad helped build the curling club which remains a focal point for his children, grandchildren and the community.
A reception will be held at the Miami Community Centre on Tuesday, January 25,2005 at 2:00 pm. A private family interment will take place.
To those I’ve left behind.
“You held my hand…
I felt your strength,
I was not alone.”
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in care of arrangments.
Julius Karl Ziegler
On Saturday, January 29, 2005 at the Boundary Trails Health Center in Winkler, Manitoba, Julius Ziegler, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Ingeborg Ziegler of Miami, Manitoba.
Julius is survived by his wife Ingeborg, one daughter Susanne (Rainer) Astfalk, and one son Eric Ziegler. He is also survived by two grandchildren Andrew and Claudia, three brothers, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Julius was predeceased by his parents one son and one sister.
Funeral service will be held from the Miami United church in Miami, on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Debra Orton officiating. Interment will take place in the Miami Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Boundary Trails Rehab Unit, Box 2000 Station Main, Winkler, Manitoba, R6W 1h8 or to the Miami United Church, Miami, Manitoba, R0G 1H0.
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel of Carman in care of arrangements.
On Wednesday, February 2, 2005
at his residence in Sperling, Manitoba
KENNETH JOHN REIMER
aged 55 years of Sperling, Manitoba
Funeral service will be held from Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in Carman, on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 2:00 pm. with Rev. Catherine Waldie officiating.
Interment will take place in the Sperling Cemetery. Lunch will follow in the Sperling Community Center, Sperling.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald St. Suite 200, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0K6
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.