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Phone:  204.745.2045 |  Fax: 204.745.2499 | Email: [email protected]

Hwy. 3&13 10-4th Avenue SE P.O. Box 491 Carman MB.  R0G 0J0   Canada

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Myrtle Arlita Stewart (nee McKinnon)

Myrtle Arlita Stewart passed away peacefully January 26, 2008 at her residence in Boyne Lodge at the age of 100.

Myrtle is survived by three brothers, Donald (Virginia) McKinnon, Ste. Rose, Doug (Pat) McKinnon, Selkirk, and Alex (Aleen) McKinnon, Dauphin, and one sister, Julia Malfeit, Brandon and many nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by one brother-in-law, Ivan (Mavis) Stewart, Winnipeg and one sister-in-law, Ollie Stewart, Prince George, BC.  She was predeceased by her husband, Bill Stewart in 1977 and her daughter, Yvonne, in 1998.  She was also predeceased by one brother and five sisters and her parents.

Myrtle was born January 3, 1908 at Magnet, Manitoba at her parent’s home.  She went to work at Reston at a young age and later moved to Carman to work as a housekeeper.  During this time she met Bill Stewart and they were married March 15, 1935.  Their only daughter, Yvonne, was born in 1937.  They farmed in the Carman and Stephenfield areas for several years before moving into town where Myrtle continued to work as a housekeeper for various people.  Myrtle was a member of the Central Ladies Club and Carman UCW.  Myrtle enjoyed entertaining friends and family and having the neighbors’ children come to call.  Myrtle also enjoyed traveling and went on many tours alone and with Yvonne.

The family would like to thank the first and second floor staff at Boyne Lodge for the wonderful care and patience displayed to Myrtle during her time there.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carman United Church.  Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Carman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Carman United Church, Box 1177, or to the Boyne Lodge, Box 1644, Carman, MB. R0G 0J0.

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