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

Cummer cropCharlotte Elsie May Cummer

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Parkview Care Centre in Winnipeg, MB, Elsie Cummer aged 94 years of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Elsie was predeceased by her parents Amos and Ida Cummer of Roseisle, one sister Viola (Albert) Corden, three brothers and two sisters-in-law Arley (Jean), Lloyd, Wilfred (Edith), and one brother-in-law Bert Norman. She is survived by three brothers; Bert and Velma, Evert and Jennie, Edgar and Cathy, one sister, Chloe Norman, and one sister-in-law Edna Cummer.

Elsie was born in the Bradburn area north of Carman. She attended school at St. Daniel then when our parents moved to the Stephenfield area she finished her education there. As a young girl she worked for various families as a house keeper then in the early 1940’s she took up hair dressing. She worked and took her training with Mary Corden of Carman then for Gert Bowie. She then moved to Vancouver BC where she worked for Richard Hutnut as a beauty consultant. She moved back to Winnipeg where she set up shop with one of her friends. She kept the beauty salon till the mid eighties when she retired. She moved to 720 Kildare Ave. 27 years ago where she was able to do her crafts and her paintings and mingle with her friends. She lived a full life until she was hit by a severe stroke on December 16th and from then it was downhill.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carman United Church with Rev. Harold Kenyon officiating. Viewing will be at the church prior to the service. Interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Carman.

Memorial donations may be made to the Carman Palliative Care, or to CancerCare Manitoba.

We wish to thank all who attended her funeral and everyone who phoned or sent cards. She will be missed dearly by her brothers and sister and all the nephews and nieces and all her friends of many years.

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