RATZLAFF, Dorothy

On January 9, 2024, Dorothy died at her home at Shaftesbury Residences in Winnipeg, where she had moved in 2021 to be near her son Steve and his family. Dorothy was born at Hanna, Alberta, on May 6, 1931, seven years after her parents Maria (Peters) and David Klassen had arrived in Canada, fleeing the chaos that was engulfing Russia at that time. She grew up on a small farm near Linden, Alberta, in a lively household of eleven children. In 1952, she married her high school sweetheart, Ray Ratzl

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BLOCK, Charmaine Nanette

Charmaine Nanette Block was born Charmaine May on August 3rd, 1975 to parents Wayne and Judy May and older sister Misty. She passed away on January 11th, 2024, at the Three Hills Health Care Centre at the age of 48. Prior to passing she spent a little over two months in the hospital and there was never a day where she wasn’t surrounded by her family and friends, a testament of how much she was loved by everyone who had the privilege to know her. Char grew up in Trochu and lived there for

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RICHARDSON, Jessie (Jay) Eleanor

Mrs. Jessie (Jay) Eleanor Richardson, passed away at 92 years of age on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., in Innisfail Hospital, Innisfail, Ab. Jay, widow of Dan Richardson, was predeceased by her parents, James and Elizabeth Hogg, and her twin sister Mary Logan. Jay will be missed by her children: Bonnie (Carman) Watts, Diana (Larry) Danberger, Jim (Lil) Richardson, and Danny (Irene) Richardson. Grandchildren: Christine (Nathan) Freeman, Ryan Jeffers, Robyne Kennedy & Tyler Newto

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RISH, Charlie I.

Charlie I. Rish was born in 1939 to Fred and Freda Rish in Johnstown, PA . He was the second of four children. Charlie enjoyed spending time outdoors, and at the age of 12, while building a tree fort, he fell from the tree and severely broke his right ankle which left him with a limp for the rest of his life. He never let it slow him down much and continued to live a very active life of physical work, hiking, hunting, camping and more. After finishing high school Charlie made the decision to at

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