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

Cummer Edna photoEDNA LAURA CUMMER (Finnie)

April 1929 – September 23, 2016

On Friday, September 23, 2016 at the Boyne Lodge, in Carman, Edna Cummer, aged 87 years of Carman formerly of Elm Creek, Manitoba, beloved wife of the late James Cummer.

Mom was born on April 19, 1929 to Jim and Lila Finnie. She lived in the Elm Creek, Wingham area where she met and married Jim Cummer on July 17th 1951.

They moved onto the farm west of Elm Creek where they farmed for many years until they moved into Elm Creek Manor in July of 1993. After dad passed away in 1994 mom moved into the city with her granddaughter Laura. She lived in the city until 1998 and then she moved back to Carman where she lived for a few months until an apartment came available in Elm Creek Manor where she lived until August of 2012 when she went to Carman Hospital until January 2013 when she moved into Boyne Lodge where she passed.

Mom was a 4-H leader for a number of years with dad as they had 4 kids who were in 4-H and it was something she loved. Mom was a very special woman all of our friends called her Auntie Edna. Mom also worked at the Boyne Lodge for some 20 plus years as a cook which she loved to do.

Mom was predeceased by her dad and mom, her young son Bobby and her husband Jim, her sister Dean Jackman, five brothers in law Clifford, Gordon, Marvin Cummer, Ron Jackman and Jack McFayden and one sister in law Violet. She will be sadly missed by her family Betty, Ruth, Ron & Val Cummer, and Elaine & Gerhard Bennefeld. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Laura, Corey & Cain Gaspur, Barbara, Phil, Darius & Natasha Robinson, Eric Fehr, Jamie & Rebecca Cummer, Bob Wood, Barb Clearwater, Richard, Brandon & Emma Wood, Donny Wood, Pete, Angie, Brayden, Zachary & Bentley Fehr, Anthony, Violet & Anita Bennefeld. She is also survived by her sister Thelma McFayden, sister in law Doris Cummer and a very special friend Rita Hrechka and many nieces and nephews. She will sadly missed by all.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carman United Church with Rev. Harold Kenyon officiating. Interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Carman. Viewing will take place at Doyle’s Funeral Chapel on Monday, at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald St., Suite 200, Winnipeg, MB. R3L 0K6.

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