Robert Lawrence "Larry" Jeffers

 Funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at the Carman Mennonite Church.


Robert Lawrence Jeffers, 77, of Carman Manitoba passed away on January 28th, 2024 in the evening.

Larry was born on December 24th, 1946 to Robert Lawrence Jeffers and Sheila Mary Jeffers (née Falconer) in Calgary Alberta, and was the oldest of 6.

As a young man he held an eclectic range of jobs including at an iron foundry, as a CPR mechanic, christmas tree salesman, and taxi driver, before moving to Manitoba to become a farmer, school bus driver, and School Board Trustee.

He married Yvonne Helen Jeffers (née Toews) on September 21, 1985 in Winnipeg and together they had 5 children and many pets.

He was a voracious reader, avid painter, and skilled musician; a man of many talents that he would pass on to his children.

Larry was preceded in death by two children, Lara Helm and Michael Jeffers, as well as many friends and family.

He is survived by his wife Yvonne, his children Leah (Kyle), Noah (Samantha), Adam (Alexandra), and Sheila; his grandchildren Lucy, Lily, and Henry, as well as his siblings Judi and Mark.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday February 1st, at 10am at the Carman Mennonite Church, refreshments to follow. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to Carman Palliative Care.

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Doyles Funeral Home
Hwy. 3&13 10-4th Avenue SE, Carman, MB
Phone:  204.745.2045 | Fax: 204.745.2499