Obituaries

Kimberly Monson
B: 1956-07-04
D: 2017-05-24
View Details
Monson, Kimberly
Corinne Klemm
B: 1932-03-16
D: 2017-05-22
View Details
Klemm, Corinne
Gordon Hilderman
B: 1956-06-09
D: 2017-05-22
View Details
Hilderman, Gordon
Wilfred Arnason
B: 1934-03-07
D: 2017-05-21
View Details
Arnason, Wilfred
Mary Critch
B: 1969-07-15
D: 2017-05-18
View Details
Critch, Mary
Amy Persson
B: 1927-09-22
D: 2017-05-18
View Details
Persson, Amy
Erwin Heft
B: 1955-03-27
D: 2017-05-17
View Details
Heft, Erwin
Arthur Felske
B: 1926-10-18
D: 2017-05-15
View Details
Felske, Arthur
Eileen Zikman
B: 1935-07-30
D: 2017-05-15
View Details
Zikman, Eileen
John Millar
B: 1936-06-09
D: 2017-05-13
View Details
Millar, John
Marianne Falkenberg
B: 1936-09-05
D: 2017-05-12
View Details
Falkenberg, Marianne
Otto Zipp
B: 1919-05-08
D: 2017-05-11
View Details
Zipp, Otto
Dorothy Schade
B: 1925-12-10
D: 2017-05-10
View Details
Schade, Dorothy
Ruth (Lois) Lamont
B: 1923-02-08
D: 2017-05-09
View Details
Lamont, Ruth (Lois)
Richard Malczewski
B: 1949-09-23
D: 2017-05-06
View Details
Malczewski, Richard
Phyllis Johnson
B: 1923-09-17
D: 2017-05-05
View Details
Johnson, Phyllis
Harold Schlamp
B: 1928-12-20
D: 2017-05-04
View Details
Schlamp, Harold
Peter Hiebert
B: 1935-07-17
D: 2017-05-04
View Details
Hiebert, Peter
Norman Larsen
B: 1935-04-04
D: 2017-04-26
View Details
Larsen, Norman
Robert Moulden
B: 1930-08-03
D: 2017-04-26
View Details
Moulden, Robert
Robert Baird
B: 1925-08-03
D: 2017-04-25
View Details
Baird, Robert

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
3030 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3H 1B9
Phone: 204-949-2200
Fax: 204-694-9494

Why a Memorial Service?

Rather than opting to do things "the same old way", many families today want to celebrate the life of a loved one. Many funeral service professionals see this change as one of the many contributions to social change made by 'Baby Boomers'. The National Funeral Directors Association notes, "As baby boomers age and find themselves having to plan funerals for loved ones and themselves, they are making funeral choices based on values that are different than previous generations. Baby boomers see funerals as a valuable part of the grieving process and are seeking ways to make them meaningful." If you too desire to make the funeral for a loved one more engaging and personally meaningful, a celebration-of-life may be the perfect concept to build on.

How Does a Celebration-of-Life Differ from a Traditional Funeral?

As mentioned in the page Traditional Funeral Services, there are four basic components which make up the conventional approach to funerals:

  1.  A Visitation
  2. The Funeral Service
  3. A Committal Service
  4. The Funeral Reception

A traditional funeral then is a series of events; it's a ritualized process where the deceased, and the attendees, pass from one social status to another; a process where the torn fabric of a family and community is repaired. According to the online article "Six Characteristics of Helpful Ceremonies", by William Hoy, Director of Grief Connect, this is done by including:

  1. Symbols of shared significance intended to communicate beyond words
  2. Ritual actions shared by a group of individuals
  3. Gathered people providing comfort to one another
  4. Connection to heritage through recognized readings
  5. Increased physical contact between attendees provide comfort
  6. Witnessing the transition of the body through burial or cremation

In knowing these characteristics, you can design a celebration-of-life–as unique as the life of your loved. Learn how to create a Celebration of Life.