Claude Joseph Gaston Lebrun

CLAUDE LEBRUN (1950-2021) décédé Le 12 juin 2021 à l’âge de 71 ans, fils de feu Lionel Lebrun et Exilda Daigle. Le défunt laisse dans le deuil, Joanne Green la mère de ses enfants Christian (Manon Gosselin), Nathaly et Raymonde Legendre, avec qui il a partagé 15 années, mère de Monia Parent (Stéphane Munger), Josée Parent (Gino Routhier), Marie-Claude Parent (Ian Vachon) Ses petits-enfants, Martin, Jessica et Mathieu,Catherine, Tanya, Samuel, les petits-enfants de Raymonde, Véronique Continue reading

Annie (Anne) Eleanor McMunn

Annie (Anne) Eleanor McMunn passed away peacefully on 21 May 2021, at home, with Kirk and Leanne at her side. The eighth, and youngest child of Charles and Martha (Wood) Wynne, she was born in September 1934 in Manigotagan MB. The Wynne family moved to Bissett MB three months later, and Annie was “home” – she was proud to have grown up in a log cabin in the close-knit gold-mining community where she completed her schooling, formed lifelong friendships, and found her first real job in the mine Continue reading

Florence Lavina Maron

July 9, 1940 Consort, AB – May 20th, 2021 Colwood, BC She was a prairie girl who loved the ocean, a best friend to any animal she met, a fiercely loving, protective and supportive Mother, and a lover of desserts of any variety.  Flo, as she was known to all, was kind and generous, quick to laugh, had a smile that would light up a room, and always one to join in.  Her parents, Leo and Lydia, had nine children who were all raised on the family farm in Brownfield, AB.  Flo loved the farm and her Continue reading

Hans Willy Christians

October 30, 1932 - May 17, 2021. Willy Christians passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on May 17, 2021 in Victoria, B.C. Willy was predeceased 11 weeks earlier, by his loving wife of nearly 65 years, Judith, his two older sisters Bertha and Kate, his little brother Andreas, three of his children Doreen, Andreas and Martin and Great granddaughter Violet. He is survived by his younger sister Anka (Gerd), his son and daughter-in-law Lothar and Bianca, daughter Elena (Bernie), two Continue reading

Bridget Lisa Minishka

December 18, 1965 ~ May 14, 2021 Bridget passed away quietly in Victoria BC with her loving husband Caner by her side.  She was 55. Born in New Westminster and raised in Vancouver, Bridget moved to Victoria to study law soon after completing her B.Sc. in Biopsychology (UBC) and M.B.A. in Human Resources/ Labour Relations (McMaster).  Bridget was called to the Bar in 1997 and dedicated 25 years to public service as a non-practicing lawyer with the Province of British Columbia.  Through her Continue reading

Alexander Malcolm (Alex, Alec, Al) Ritchie

RITCHIE, Alexander Malcolm (Alex, Alec, Al) 12 October 1931 (Vancouver, BC) - 5 May 2021 (Victoria, BC) “Shake the hand that shook the world!” Our much loved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle left us after a hard fought battle against dementia and a sudden stroke. Alex leaves Laura, his wife of 64 years; son Bill (Joanna); daughter Theresa; grandchildren Kyla (Jordan) and Cole (and their mother, Geri); and Connor and Garrett (and their father, Russ); Continue reading

Sandra Noelle Dyck

Sandra Dyck went to be with her Lord and Saviour on April 21, 2021 after a 2 year battle with cancer, and her family was with her until the end. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Sandra was born in Vancouver on Dec. 20, 1955, the first child of Alvin and Grace Teel. She grew up and went to school in Burnaby, joined Willingdon MB Church in her early 20s, and it was there that she met her husband of 41 years, Erwin. They were married at the church in 1980, and Continue reading

Helen Carolyn Griffin (nee Forrester)

November 3, 1954-April 1, 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mom and granny.  Helen is survived by her husband, Rob, children, Shane (Chelsea), James (Sarah), Chad, and Cherie (Conor), and grandchildren, Jordana, Olivia and Graydon.  Helen was born in Fergus, ON, moved to Australia, and eventually settled in Victoria, BC, where she met Rob.  For Helen, her family and friends meant everything.  She cherished each and every family occasion and when Continue reading

Frank Webb

Frank Webb, aged 91, of Victoria, BC, passed away peacefully  on March 24, 2021, at the Victoria General Hospital. He immigrated to Canada from England as a young man and worked as a Sheet Metal Worker until retirement.  He enjoyed his retirement as a snowbird and traveled extensively.  He  loved his two main hobbies of gardening and carving and produced many excellent figurines.  He will be missed by his special loved one and is survived by three siblings. Continue reading

Randy David Machtmes

May 15, 1975 - March 25, 2021 Randy was born in Kamloops, BC and was the firstborn son of Ed and Gail Machtmes. The family moved to Victoria in 1978, where Randy would live for the rest of his life. He joined the military, and spent his personal time giving his support, strength and love to his community, his church, his friends and his family. Randy loved God as well as his friends and family, and will be remembered for all the good he contributed. He leaves behind his parents Ed and Continue reading

Eric Bruce Skoglund (Rocky)

Eric Bruce Skoglund born Aug 20 1949 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed away peacefully on March 20th, Victoria B.C., with his wife Odette by his side, after a short but hard battle with multiple myeloma. He grew up in Gimli where most people there would remember him by his childhood nickname “Rocky” after a horse with said name delivered a blow to his head and the name just stuck. Eric went onto study journalism at the University of Manitoba before moving to Calgary where he worked at Hull Child and Continue reading

Cordelea Joan Stokes (nee Wood)

January 24, 1938 - March 15, 2021 An extraordinary lady took her final breath, with her daughter holding her hand, in a peaceful room at Victoria hospice, one of the many places she had volunteered over her lifetime. Left behind to bask in her vast afterglow are her devoted husband Win, son Ian (Samira), daughter Andrea, son Colin, grandson Max, and three stepchildren. Cordelea grew up on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, being (as she often jokingly claimed) the Winnipeg Beach Champion of Continue reading