1913 ~ 2009
It is with great sorrow and sadness to announce the passing of my dear dad, who passed away peacefully on March 13, 2009 at Poseidon Care Centre.
Dad will be cherished in memories of his daughter Darlene, husband Ron Klassen, his grandson Shane, wife Karen Schultz, granddaughter Shannon, husband Jason Brown, and two great grandsons Cole and Connor Brown, sister Gwenn Dafoe, may nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Marjorie (2001), daugher Lorraine (2007), father and mother and two brothers.
Dad was born in Humbolt, Sask. His family moved to Cuba in 1920, where his love of horses began and the true cowboy was born. He moved back to Canada in 1935. Dad and mom were married in 1942. The resided in Manitou, MB with family for most of their years. They moved to Winnipeg, MB in 1994. Dad especially enjoyed being with his family and visiting with his friends and neighbours. Dad’s favorite pass times were fishing and riding horse back.
To My Dad
Although I cannot touch you,
I only have to close my eyes and you are there.
You had a heart of gold, you taught me so very much.
With a broken heart I whisper low,
I love you, and will miss you so. As long as I live
I will always be glad, that I was your daughter,
And you were my dad.
Love always and forever, Darlene
At dad’s request cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Doyle’s Funeral Chapel, Carman, MB.
The family thanks Poseidon Care Centre for their continuous care and support.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.