Swan River MB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Jack DavidchukWednesday, August 2, 2017
Leah Preston of Cornwall.
Jack was born in Novosuilki, Ukraine on March 16, 1932, to parents Matthew Davidchuk and Antonina Davidchuk (Olchowetz), immigrated to Canada in 1938 and settled near Swan River, Manitoba.
He earned a double major in History and Modern Languages from the University of Manitoba. After four years of studying and teaching in France, Jack returned to Canada and taught French in Winnipeg and Northern Ontario. He spent the rest of his teaching career in Durham Region.
After retirement, he continued his lifelong love of learning and earned multiple degrees at Glendon College.
Jack had a deep love of the natural world. He was an organic gardener who spent many happy years in his large vegetable garden and enjoyed sharing the abundance of his labours with family and friends. He trod lightly upon this earth.
To celebrate the life and mourn his passing, a public visitation will take place on Friday July 28th from 12pm to 1pm with a funeral service to start at 1pm in the chapel at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home.
HERRON - Bertha May - Yorkton This Week Thursday, March 9, 2017
She and her sister Topsy were great companions and loved to travel. They made adventurous trips to Alberta, Nanaimo, BC, Swan River, MB and Fairlight, SK to visit relatives, but the highlight of their travels was their trip to Hawaii with Kayo and Audrey. Snookie also looked forward to her annual combine ride with the great-grandchildren, Justin and Joshua at the Conrad farm. She leaves to mourn her passing and share her memory her daughter, Muriel Nicol of Saltcoats, three grandchildren, Brent (Sherry) Nicol of Newfoundland, Kim (Harvey) Cooper of Saltcoats, Wanda (Keith) Conrad of Saltcoats, five great-grandchildren, Lisa Cooper (Darin Tangedal) of Saltcoats, Devon Cooper (Sam Jolly) of Saltcoats, Justin (Katherine) Conrad of Saltcoats, Joshua Conrad of Yorkton, Kirsten Sikora of Regina, three great-great-grandchildren, Rylee Wagner, Trinity Wagner and Teslia Cooper-Tangedal and one on-the-way, daughter-in-law, Yvonne Herron of St. Albert, AB, brother, Kayo Morgan of Saltcoats as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her husband, Bill Herron, son, Allan Herron, son-in-law, Lloyd Nicol, two sisters, Marge and Topsy, brother, Luke and two sisters-in-law, Audrey and Dorrie. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from the Chapel of Christie's Funeral Home in Yorkton, SK with Kathy Novak serving as the Funeral Celebrant. Snookie's great-granddaughter, Lisa Cooper shared words of tribute and eulogy. Musicians, Carla Laycock, Linda Datema, Esther Morgan and Teresa Laycock, led the congregation in the singing of the hymns, "Precious Lord, Take My Hand", "How Great Thou Art" and "Jesus, You Have Come to the Lakeshore". They also shared two special music selections, "Amazing Grace" and "Jealous of the Angels". The Interment Service followed in the Saltcoats Town Cemetery with Justin Conrad, Joshua Conrad, Lisa Cooper, Devon Cooper, Rylee Wagner and Darin Tangedal serving as the casket bearers. Friends so wishing may forward their condolences to the family by visiting www.christiesfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Christie's Funeral Home & Crematorium, Yorkton, Saskatchewan.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
DAWSON - Alexandra (Sandra) - Yorkton This Week Friday, October 28, 2016
Leah, and brother Michael. Sandra was born in Glinsk, Poland in 1933. Her parents lovingly referred to her as Sasha. When she was four years old, her family immigrated to Canada, settling in Swan River, MB, where her father was a farmer. She and her siblings enjoyed life on the farm, picking berries and climbing trees. At age 16, Sandra moved to Winnipeg, and then Edmonton, AB to finish grade 12 and attend Bible College. She moved to Vancouver to attend the University of British Columbia and became a teacher. To help pay for her schooling, she worked as a telephone operator and joined the Air Force reserve. In 1960, while attending university, Sandra met George Dawson at the Baptist Church. She was attracted to him because he was so spontaneous. Little did she know that she was in for so many adventures with George! Sandra's first teaching job was in Surrey, BC. She and George then moved to Northern B.C., and various places in Ontario before moving back to BC around 1974, and settled in Quesnel until 1984. Sandra resumed her schooling in 1985 and obtained her Master's Degree in Educational Psychology specializing in special needs children. Sandra was a dedicated teacher, and instilled a love of learning in everyone she met. She and George bought an acreage in Ebenezer, SK in 1988, where they spent their summers, and later lived permanently, sometimes spending winters in New Westminster, BC. She stayed busy with church activities, reading, gardening, entertaining her friends, and volunteering with Soup Haven. She cherished the spring she went on a mission to Mexico with her friends from Prairie Harvest Church. Sandra never really retired. Even after her formal teaching days ended, she taught ESL and tutored many children, including her grandchildren. After George died, she spent time in Hal...
Nettie DarrochFriday, September 30, 2016
In loving memory of Nettie Evelyn Darroch, 94 years, formerly of Swan River, Manitoba, who passed away peacefully at Extendicare Falconbridge, her greatly loved home, on Friday, September 23rd, 2016. Nettie was an extremely positive person and saw the good in everyone she met. Her warmth, compassion, and quick wit touched many lives, and we were blessed to have her in our lives.
Nettie is survived by her son Jeffrey Stripay, grandsons Jonathan and Jordan, and great granddaughter Avery Stripay of North Bay, her brother in law Norman Wennerstrom of Sudbury, and predeceased by her parents Marcus Roy Darroch and Emily Annie (Poole) Darroch and siblings Art (Pinkie), George, Edward (Bud), Marcus (Buster), Lorraine Gordon, and Vivian Wennerstrom. She is survived by her many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.
Life was not fair to Nettie, but she remained a ray of sunshine to the end. A special thanks to all the people at Extendicare Falconbridge who cared for her and made her last years, so happy, especially Rita, Rita, Hope, Brenda, and Judy.
The first of 16. Funeral for play-by-play announcer of Humboldt Broncos - Surrey Now-LeaderThursday, April 12, 2018
Humboldt.Adam Herold, who would have turned 17 today, will have his funeral in his hometown of Montmartre.Players on the Broncos were from communities across Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.Related: Dayna Brons, trainer for Humboldt Broncos, dies in hospitalRelated: Tom Cochrane reworks lyrics to honour Humboldt BroncosBill Graveland, The Canadian PressLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Funeral service held for radio broadcaster, 'amazing man' Tyler Bieber - Saskatoon StarPhoenixThursday, April 12, 2018
Nipawin, was confirmed to be one of the victims of the of the crash. (Supplied)SASwpLyndon Friesen, president of Bolt FM’s parent company, Golden West Radio, travelled from Manitoba to attend Thursday’s service with other employees. Friesen called Bieber’s death “tragic” and said it had a huge impact on those who work there.“He was a critical piece to the station,” Friesen said in an interview.Maureen Johnson, who knows Bieber’s mother and has a child Bieber’s age, wore a jersey to the service. She said she attended the funeral to show support not only for Bieber’s family, but “to show strong support for the kids in the hospital.”The collision between the Broncos bus and a semi-trailer took place last Friday around 5 p.m. on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale as the Broncos travelled to Nipawin from Humboldt in a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) semifinal series against the Nipawin Hawks. Of the 29 people on board, 16 died in the collision and 13 were injured. The driver of the semi-trailer was not injured.Bieber was vice-president of the Humboldt touch football league, involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters as a mentor and was set to start coaching at a football academy in Saskatoon three days a week. Bieber was also a fan of the NFL’s New England Patriots. When Patriots owner Robert Kraft learned that, he sent flowers on behalf of the team to Thursday’s service and also left a voicemail for Bieber’s mother expressing condolences, according to ESPN.“My son was one amazing man,” Bieber’s mother, Marilyn Hay, said last week. “He would get up at 5:30 every morning and go to work, but his day didn’t stop there. After, he would volunteer with the high school kids — teaching them basketball, football, he taught the girls flag football — he had a real passion for that.“Tyler was rarely at home between running from work to volunteer jobs,” she said. “He wasn’t in it for the money, he’d get paid extra for being an announcer, but he’d drop that to go be a volunteer coach instead.”In a post on Facebook, his brother Brandon said, “I don’t know what to do or say right now but I know one thing is you will always be true in my heart, RIP my sweet brother, I miss you and love you dearly.”In addition to several services across Western Canada scheduled for the coming days, three other funerals are set to take place in Humboldt.A celebration of life has been announced for Jacob Leicht, 19, on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Elgar Petersen Arena. According to an obituary for L...
Mississauga woman whose life was saved by expensive drug pushes BC to cover its costs like Ontario does - Globalnews.caThursday, December 14, 2017
Dix did say he feels for the family and other patients suffering from the disease, but that his staff would consult with the Ontario government — along with those of Manitoba and Quebec, the other two provinces that cover Soliris — and make an informed decision based on what they find.Wanting to do moreBack in Mississauga, Saiphoo says the B.C. government’s unwillingness to cover the drug goes against evidence of the drug’s efficacy, and rejects the idea that there’s a lack of concrete results.“I’m speechless, I don’t know what to say about that,” she said.“The results are me sitting here now being able to talk to you. Being in the comfort of my own home.“I mean, I’m proof [that it works].”Saiphoo says now that she has access to the drug, all she wants to do is share it with people like Anaquod.“I have an infusion coming up on Saturday,” she said. “If I could just give her that infusion I would gladly do it, because I know it would help.”Let's block ads! (Why?)...