Springfield MB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
HAROLD DON “DONNIE” WATERS JR. - Buffalo ReflexThursday, April 12, 2018
His greatest love in life was his children.Donnie was preceded in death by his mother, Jackie (Webster) Huff.Survivors include his son, Austin Waters, Macks Creek; his daughter, Chelsea Waters, Springfield; his father, Don and wife, Jhayne Waters, Tunas; three brothers: Todd Waters, Macks Creek, Rodney and wife, Kelli Waters, Roach, and Jimmy Huff, California; three sisters: Mary Sue and husband, Jimmy Carpenter, Edwards, Ellen Porter, Kansas City, and Amy and husband, Dirk Linton, Macks Creek; and multiple uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Cathy Sue Byler (April 27, 1969 - April 9, 2018) - Lake ExpoThursday, April 12, 2018
Teenie” Schaefer and an uncle, Paul Schaefer. Cathy is survived by her loving husband Bryan Byler of the home; her children, Justin Paul Byler and McKenna of Eldon, Missouri and Brittany Byler of Springfield, Missouri, the joy of her life, her grandson Augustus J. Paul Byler; a brother, Steve Schussler and wife Shelly of Blue Springs, Missouri; three nephews, Adam, Andrew, and Austin; her cousin who she loved like a sister, Jeanann Gately; her in-laws, J.C. Byler and wife Vera of Linn Creek, Missouri and a host of other relatives and many friends.Cathy spent her younger years in Independence, Missouri before moving to Versailles, Missouri where she graduated from high school. She had been attending college to become a Radiology Technician. She really enjoyed her time in school.Cathy had accepted Christ and was a member of the Reorganized Latter Day Saints Church.In her spare time, she thoroughly enjoyed spending time at the creek. She had a special talent for doing arts and crafts and baking. She had shared her positive outlook on life with her family and friends and always found the good in every situation. She shared with many that she felt everything in life happened for a reason. Cathy treasured the time that she spent with her family especially when she was spoiling her grandson. Cathy has blessed her family and friends with many wonderful memories. They will treasure the jokes that have made them laugh, her mischievous smile and the love that she bestowed on each and everyone of them. She was loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, daughter-in-law and a caring neighbor and friend.“God has gained the most jolly, joking, loving lady in the whole world.”Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 13, 2...
Kilaharee Legro, 14, of Shrewsbury - Community AdvocateFriday, June 02, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital after bravely fighting a brain tumor she called “Charlie” for over 25 months, surpassing the median survival range…a fact for which she was very proud.Kilaharee was born in Springfield on July 28, 2002. KK and her mom, Tanya Legro, adopted each other when she was 6 years old. They enjoyed 8 wonderful years together serving at church, going to musicals, attending Patriots games, and visiting Walt Disney World many times.KK loved spending time with her grandparents, Norman and Norma Legro. She particularly enjoyed all her Nannie’s cooking and teasing her Grampy gave her great delight. She had fun spending time with her uncle, aunt, and cousins at family barbeques.KK’s love for Jesus was most beautifully seen in the way she cared for others and how she lived out her philosophy “love like you’ve never been hurt.” Whether it was singing “Jesus Loves Me” to the babies she loved so much or giving a “special KK hug” to a nurse so she could share the love of Jesus with another patient that might need it, KK loved well. Her heart’s desire was that her birth family, whom she prayed for often, would also know Jesus so she could see them again in heaven.All who knew and loved KK are invited to celebrate her life Friday, June 2, from 6-8 p.m., at the Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders R...
21-Year Mainstay At Otesaga - AllOTSEGO (blog)Tuesday, April 04, 2017
She was surrounded by family and friends, including her husband Steven E. Smith of Cobleskill – the light of her life; father and mother Bruce and Mary Patryn of Springfield Center; parents-in-law Richard and Deborah Smith of Cobleskill; brother and sister-in-law Bruce and Mary Patryn of Long Meadow, Mass.; and beloved niece, Dina and nephews Bruce, Matthew, Nicholas, Mark and Gabriel, to whom she was “the best aunt ever”.Also surviving are her step-daughter, Riley Smith; brother, Christopher Patryn; nephew, Michael; sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca and Mark Maroney; sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Benjamin Smith; and Babci Anna Kreminec.She leaves many loving relatives including her aunts, uncles and cousins. She also leaves many neighbors and friends including her dear friend, Rebecca Oliver Esposito.She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Leonard and Cecilia Patryn; her maternal grandfather, Michael Kreminec; her uncles, Joseph Wichkowsky, Leonard Patryn, Albert Desorcy; and her Aunt, Cheryl Audet.She left a positive impression and had close friends wherever she was. She attended Cherry Valley-Springfield School and was active in music and especially loved being part of the soccer team.She had an I-can-do-it work ethic she put into practice on the family farm. She and her brother had many good times working at the Lake H...
David B. Crosier, 67, of Westborough - Community AdvocateFriday, February 17, 2017
Hubert and Mary (Murchie) Crosier. He was raised and educated in Westfield and was a graduate of Westfield Vocational High School. He also attended and graduated from AIC in Springfield and Western New England College where he earned a Master’s Degree.He proudly served with the U.S. Marine Corps.David was currently an Executive Vice-President of New Balance and previously had worked for Sealed Air Corp, Staples, and Digital Equipment. He was very proud of his career and never considered it work, but more of a passion. He always stayed on the forefront of business trends.He was a member of St. Luke the Evangelist Church in Westborough and St. Mary’s Church in Westfield. He enjoyed spending time at his summer home in East Otis, boating, and jet skiing. He had a love for classic cars, playing pool, skiing and fishing. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family at home, on vacations and in the Berkshires.In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, David G. Crosier of Haverhill, Michael F. Crosier of Millville, and Kathleen C. Latraverse and her husband James of Hopkinton; two brothers, Bruce Crosier and his wife Ellen of Shrewsbury and Richard Crosier of Westfield; two sisters, Donna Grimsley of Westfield and Susan Crosier of W. Springfield; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Hubert, Michael, Beverly, Diane, and Sandra Crosier.His fun...
Two Carnival Legends Lost - VenuesNowWednesday, March 27, 2019
They didn't want me in the business," she said. But she met Bingo, and the rest is history.
In his youth, Bingo was in a hurry to get out of Brandon, Manitoba, where he said there were only three occupations – policeman, and he was too short to be one; crook, and he was too nice to try that; and carnie. He hitched a job on Royal American Shows working the sideshows and then Myerhoff Shows.
And then he met Simba, the lion. "The lion was jealous of me," Jackie said.
Simba the Lion loving on a young Bingo Hauser.
From Simba, Bingo moved on to an alligator, a boa constrictor and a monkey. They all grew up in the Hauser household, some in the kitchen, some in the living room. Once the monkey escaped and hid in a farmer's truck to make his getaway. Hours later, Bingo had to bail the monkey out of jail.
They travelled with the menagerie for years, but then the animals grew too big.
The time came to switch from fur to iron. Bingo knew he had to "get rid of anything you have to feed all winter." Jackie didn't want Bingo to get into the carnival business, but he did.
Like Tony, Bingo was gregarious and bigger than life. Jackie remembered that when he asked her to marry him, she thought, "You and me and how many others?" But he managed to propose and they bought a Merry-Go-Round and West Coast Amusements was born.
There was a carousel horse from that Merry-Go-Round at Bingo's funeral Oct. 16 in Langley, B.C., spruced up and set up by his son Bob.
West Coast Amusements now includes more than 100 rides and operates three units. The season begins in April and ends in September. The family has the route covered and is working on details of the 2016 season now.
On RCS, Bil Lowry has taken over Tony's responsibilities.
Life goes on, but the loss of two giants in the industry is felt by many hundreds of people, evidenced in the tributes paid.
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Park players remember fallen MacEwan teammate - Sherwood Park NewsSaturday, March 02, 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...
Gaydha Uldine MUNRO (nee ASHLEY) - Red Deer AdvocateSaturday, March 02, 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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