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Bert Dawson

(Winnipeg Free Press, April 28, 2017)

Mabel Corinne Leaf 

(Winnipeg Free Press,April 30, 2011)

Description: Obituary Mabel Leaf

MABEL CORINNE LEAF (nee DAWSON) September 1, 1932 - April 26, 2011 Surrounded by her loving family our beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Mabel passed away suddenly at Seven Oaks Hospital on April 26, 2011 at the age of 78. Mabel is survived by her husband Tom, sons Glenn (Allison), Wayne (Karen), Bruce (Lyndy) and grandchildren Michelle and Ryan. She also leaves to mourn her passing, brother Bert (Audrey) of Beausejour, sister-in-law Shirley Brodie (Bruce) of Edmonton, sister-in-law June (Stu) Langdon of Kamloops, BC and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mabel was predeceased by her mother and father Corinne and Bert Dawson of Winnipeg and brother Bob (June) of Kamloops, BC. In her younger years Mabel attended Riverview, Lord Roberts and Kelvin High School. Mabel was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was very sports minded and participated in all the sporting activities of her sons and grandchildren. She loved the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Mets. She also enjoyed watching curling. When Mabel's vision became impaired about 10 years ago she had to stop playing bingo with her partners June and Rose. She loved traveling and spent many trips going to Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Yuma and parts of S.W. United States. She loved the pomp and pageantry of the United Kingdom and the blue skies of Puerto Vallarta and the Dominican Republic. Mabel was a very organized person regardless of her vision impairment. She was a very ardent reader and when her sight failed she obtained audio book tapes and CDs. Her favourite movie was Gone With The Wind . The family would like to take the opportunity of thanking her many longtime friends, Mabel Young, Rosalie, Shirley Tack, Betty, Joy, Dorothy, Gerry, June, Rose, Cousin Mary and Gail's Coffee gang . We would also like to thank Dr. J. Bergen and staff, the B4 and I.C.U. staff at Seven Oaks Hospital and Dr. Reimer. In accordance with Mabel's wishes cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date. Flowers are gratefully declined, if desired donations can be made to the C.N.I.B. Winnipeg Division.

 

 

Lee L. Meade, Sr. 

(Star Tribune, Minneapolis USA, Dec. 31, 2010 to Jan.2, 2011)

 


BRENT ORIN MULDER (Winnipeg Free Press, March 19, 2008)
 
BRENT ORIN MULDER June 1, 1954 March 17, 2008 It is with great sadness that the family of Brent Mulder announces his sudden passing on March 17, 2008. Brent was predeceased by his father Gerald Mulder. He is survived by his loving mother Mary, brother Dan (Tanis) and sister Jody Enns (Ernest). He is also survived by his nephew Alan Mulder (Jillian), his nieces, Brooke Mulder, Rachel Enns and Sarah Enns, his great-nephew Noah Mulder and also many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Brent grew up in North Kildonan where his parents ran a market gardening and greenhouse business. He graduated from River East Collegiate and later earned a diploma in Sales, Administration and Marketing from the National Training Institute. Brent loved family and had a heart of gold. He especially enjoyed family gatherings and he passed down many family traditions. Brent's great sense of humour was always appreciated and will be fondly remembered. Brent's love of music influenced the younger generation to appreciate music and develop their musical talents. He was caring and generous towards the younger members of the family and they all loved their (Uncle) Brent! Brent worked hard all his life. His last place of employment was Selkirk General Motors. A service will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at Klassens Funeral Home, 1897 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. The family would like anyone who feels that their life has been touched by Brent to consider themselves one of his honourary pallbearers. We will miss you Brent. Arrangements entrusted to KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 Henderson Hwy. 338-0331 www.klassenfuneralhome.com Life stories may be shared with friends and family across the globe at www.mem.com