Dauphin MB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Helen M. Kalinoski, 91 - East Grand Forks ExponentTuesday, January 31, 2017
Winnipeg. It was at this time she was persuaded to attend teachers training to get her certificate to teach as there was a teacher shortage during wartime. She taught in a one room school in rural Dauphin, Manitoba, for two years. She was united in marriage to Clem Kalinoski on Oct. 26, 1948, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Leo. They farmed and raised their family in Polonia Twp. in the Leo community. She was active in church activities serving on parish council and president and secretary of the Holy Rosary Society for many years. She was currently a member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Greenbush. Helen was a very active member for over sixty years in the American Legion Auxiliary serving in many leadership positions. Following her husband’s death in 2000, Helen continued to live on the farm till 2015 and them became a resident of Valley Home Assisted Living in Thief River Falls. She had a wide variety of interest in her life as well as enjoying nature’s beauty. Helen baked and decorated cakes for weddings, anniversaries and other special occasions. She enjoyed card playing, gardening, and scrapbooking and had one for each of her grandchildren. She and Clem made a trip to the Holy Land and Rome in 1975, and in 2013, Helen made a trip to Poland. She was very proud of her Polish heritage and could speak Polish very fluently. She passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2017, at the age of 91, after a brief illness at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks with her family at her side. She is s...
'How is this happening?' father of man found unresponsive in Halifax jail looks for answers - MetroNews CanadaWednesday, November 30, 2016
Facing burying his son, Paul Dauphinee Sr. is demanding answers and accountability.His 38-year-old son Paul Dauphinee Jr. was found in unresponsive in his cell at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth on Nov. 2. Dauphinee Sr. and family members made the heartbreaking decision to remove life support on Nov. 5, and Dauphinee Jr. died early on Nov. 7.“He was in a unit that is supposed to be watched 24-7 because it's a mental health unit, because he had mental health problems. So how is this happening?” Paul Dauphinee Sr. said Wednesday in an interview.He said he's been told very little about how his son died.Dauphinee Jr. had a history of drug addiction and had been incarcerated previously on drug charges.He left behind a 9-year-old son.“We don't even know what happened because it's still under investigation,” Dauphinee Sr. said, adding all he knows is his son was in a cell by himself and was found on the floor.Sarah Gillis, spokesperson for the Department of Justice said Wednesday police are inv...
Elizabeth Mary “Betty” Orser - Weyburn ReviewFriday, November 4, 2016
Betty was born on October 18, 1917 at Dauphin, MB to Frank and Elsie Harmsworth and passed away peacefully at Weyburn Special Care Home Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the age of 99 years. Betty was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Elsie Harmsworth; daughter, Doris Smith; sons, Johnny, Gordon, Reginald, Leonard and David Hein; husbands, Otto Hein and Wayne Marin; brothers, Denis, Jack, Edwin and Leonard Harmsworth; son-in-law, Robert Erickson; daughter-in-law, Mary Hein; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Betty was raised with four brothers in Manitoba and later at Paswegin, Saskatchewan. She was kind of a tom-boy. Her father worked on the C.N. Railway and this might have inspired Betty’s love of travel. Betty was married to Otto Hein from 1935 to 1962 and then was married to Wayne Marin from 1965 to 1986. On May 18, 1991 she married Ray Orser. As well as raising five daughters and nine sons, Betty spent a short time working at the Weyburn Review. Over her lifetime she lived i...
Victor Pobihushchy - Red Deer AdvocateSaturday, March 2, 2019
Runnymede, Saskatchewan, the son of Ukrainian Immigrant Parents, Stephan Pobihushchy and Josephine Mysko. The youngest of ten children,
Victor was educated at the Brickburn School in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba. He grew up playing baseball and hockey. Victor’s musicality was impressive; he sang in four part Choir from age seven to eighty-four years, played Mandolin and Harmonica, from the age of five years, and performed in Comedy Shows and Musical Events from British Columbia to Newfoundland. At the age of seventeen, he moved to Alberta to work in the Oil Patch. At age twenty-three, he had moved up to the position of Driller; working on the deepest hole drilled in Canada, at the time, at Robb, Alberta. It was almost three miles deep.
Victor married the love of his life, Doris Head in August of 1956. Together they raised six children. In 1961, Victor built his first Rat Hole Drilling Machine. Together, with the help of Doris, they operated Vic-Air Drilling for fifty years. Victor built his own Drilling Equipment, Piledrivers, Pile Extractors and Hydrovacs; with some of his equipment being Patented. His greatest joy was his family and grandchildren. Many Sundays were spent after Church, with the little children dressed in their Sunday best, walking through the Pine’s Forest looking for Elephants and Alligators. Victor and his grandchildren sang at the Festival Of Trees...
Gaydha Uldine MUNRO (nee ASHLEY) - Red Deer AdvocateSaturday, March 2, 2019
Cam, who was the love of her life. She was also predeceased by her parents, Norman and Loveday, her brother Mackay, and her sister Carol.
Gaydha was born and raised in Manitou, Manitoba. After graduating high school, she went to business college and began a career working in various administrative positions including with the Manitoba Telephone System and the Manitoba Department of Agriculture.
Soon after, she met Cam, her true love, and they married on August 6, 1960. After settling in Winnipeg, they welcomed their three daughters and began the family life they so enjoyed. Cam’s career took the family from Manitoba to Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. During that time, Gaydha was a dedicated wife and mother, roles she was very proud of. Following retirement in 1990, she and Cam returned to Red Deer, Alberta, where they would enjoy spending time with their family and especially their cherished grandchildren. Those who knew Gaydha were touched by her strength, spirit, enthusiasm, and passion. She would take the occasions in life to celebrate others with generosity and joy, providing an example that will endure in the hearts of her family.
A special thank you to the Palliative Home Care Team, especially Shannon and Sarah, and to the exceptional staff of the Red Deer Hospice. In keeping with Gaydha’s wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service.
If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3S6, www.reddeerhospice.com
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Park players remember fallen MacEwan teammate - Sherwood Park NewsSaturday, March 2, 2019
MacEwan and in his third year with the Griffins. He also played with the Drayton Valley Thunder of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (2013-2014), the Opaskwayak Cree Nation Blizzard of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (2013-2015) and the La Ronge Ice Wolves of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (2015-2016).Lamothe was a graduate of the Vimy Ridge Academy and also played for the Edmonton South Side Athletic Club. The official cause of death has not been released."He was a real salt-of-the-earth guy," said Griffins forward and another Sherwood Park product Nolan Yaremchuk, 25. "He really thought about other people before he thought about himself. I think that Nakehko was so special in so many different ways. For one, he was so funny, he had a charismatic personality, and he was always wanting to come to the rink to get better. His drive for hockey was something I'd never seen before. He loved playing hockey."
Grant MacEwan Griffins hockey player and Sherwood Park product Cam Gotaas speaks about the death of teammate Nakehko Lamothe. Greg Southam/Postmedia Network
Part Dene and part Cree, Lamothe was a role model for Indigenous youth. He grew up on the Bigstone Cree Nation at Calling Lake and helped run youth hockey programs. Last February, Lamothe invited youth from his community to spend a day with him at MacEwan."He was an incredible teammate and he was very well liked in the dressing room," Griffins head coach Mike Ringrose, a former player for the Sherwood Park Crusaders, said. "He was infectious in terms of his attitude and his work ethic. He was easily the fittest player on our team. Anytime we did any type of fitness competition, he was the one that always came out on top and took care of his body and his diet. He was a leader for us in that regard. On the ice, he was extremely competitive, worked exceptionally hard and was hard to play against. The type of guy you were certainly happy to have on your team and you didn't want to see on the other side."According to teammates the six-foot-three, 210-pound forward was dedicated to fitness."We had a team party one time and us being university guys, some guys brought beer to the party and Nakehko brings 12 eggs," Gotaas said. "He was just a health consci...