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Date of Passing: May 25, 2016

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VALDIMAR JULIUS JOHNSON It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Valdimar Julius Johnson, aged 70 years, on May 25, 2016 at the Health Sciences Centre. He is predeceased by his father Snibjorn; mother Helga and brother Rick. Remembered dearly by his loving wife Doreen and sons, Darcy, Jay and Cameron; grandson Jeremy; sister Birdeen (Harry) and many nieces and nephews. He carried many skills and jobs with a working career ending at Red River College for 25 years. A private interment has been held for immediate family. A casual Celebration of Life will be held June 11, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg, MB. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Gilbart Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 28, 2016

Condolences & Memories (10 entries)

  • Doreen,Jay and Cameron- Our sympathy in your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Mitch & Joanne Hawryluk and family (Neighbor) on: Jun 08, 2016

  • Doreen - I am saddened to hear of Valdi's passing and offer you my sincere condolences. I met you in the elevator when you were going to see Valdi in the St Boniface Hospital about Sept 1st 2011 when my Mary was there so I also went to visit Valdi. We worked and curled together and he was a good friend for a long time, It was the last time I saw him. Again, condolences to you and the family. John. - Posted by: John Bell (Friend and co-worker/curler) on: May 31, 2016

  • Very sorry to hear this sad news Val was a great guy and will be sorely missed. Doreen please ensure to take care of yourself hope to see you soon! Kind Regards, Ralph and Kathy Riha - Posted by: Ralph Riha (Cousin) on: May 31, 2016

  • Valdi, Kindly reserve a seat next to you, for some of us, at the round table of friendship in your scandinavian paradise. We will think of you until we can share few drinks and laughs! Jacques - Posted by: Su and Jacques (Friends) on: May 30, 2016

  • With the respect and appreciation of a former student. - Posted by: Bill Craig () on: May 29, 2016

  • So very sorry to hear about Valdi's passing. My sincere condolences to his wife and family. Valdi was such an honourable person with sincere actions and thoughts, an excellent teacher, friend and co-worker. I will always remember him as a kind, helpful and quiet person - always willing to help others. He will be missed by many. MVH - Posted by: Marlene Van Helden (Former Co-Worker) on: May 29, 2016

  • Doreen... i am so sorry and surprised to hear of Valdi's passing. Will try to get in touch with you over the next couple of days. So sorry. - Posted by: Verna Wallace (cousin) on: May 28, 2016

  • Doreen, I am so sorry to hear about Val. Please let me know if there is something we can help you with. - Posted by: Lorna Pankratz (cousin) on: May 28, 2016

  • Doreen,Cam,Jay and Jeremy We are so sorry for your loss. Valdy always seemed to happy at Hecla and such a good neighbor we will surely miss his good nature and easy smile. Our thoughts are with you. Don, Tannis, Ashton & Robyn - Posted by: Don & Tannis Murray and Family (Friend and neighbor ) on: May 28, 2016

  • Doreen my friend. So sorry for your loss. Prayers are going out to you and your family at this time. - Posted by: Marguerite Toogood (Friend) on: May 28, 2016

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