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ALAN KERR JOHNSTONE

Born: May 11, 1951

Date of Passing: Sep 14, 2018

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ALAN KERR JOHNSTONE May 11, 1951 - September 14, 2018 It is with heavy hearts that we announce Alan Johnstone's passing at the age of 67, with his family by his side. Beautiful husband, wonderful father and precious grandpa, beloved brother, uncle and friend, Alan was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Velma of Neepawa, his sister-in-law Deanna Johnstone, his father-in-law Gilles Dorge and his nephew Luc Gosselin. He leaves to mourn his wife Lucille (née Dorge), children, Scott (Nathalie), Patrick (Peter) and Dominique (Jason), brother Jim, and his treasured grandchildren, Thomas, Annabelle, Sarah and Emilie. He also leaves behind a loving, extended family: his cousins, Tim and Marlene, their families, his mother-in-law Lilianne, many nieces, nephews, and brothers and sisters-in-law. Alan enjoyed a successful 38-year career with Pritchard Engineering (TPG), becoming a company partner and division manager. Business associates and colleagues became lifelong friends. Work endeavours provided lifelong memories. Alan cherished his friendships from early school years, throughout his working career and into retirement. Family and friends were always close to his heart. In retirement, Alan enjoyed travelling and spending time with his loved ones. He found great pride and excitement in partnering with friends to rebuild a dragster and race it as the EDJ Race Team. The family would like to thank all those who visited, called and showed their support. He will be dearly missed. A special thanks to all the nurses and doctors that cared for him. A private gathering is planned to celebrate Alan's life. Flowers gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, please give generously to CancerCare Manitoba, St. Boniface Hospital and Riverview Health Centre (Palliative Care Unit 3E). LECLAIRE BROTHERS 475 Provencher Blvd., in care of arrangements, 204-775-2220

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 19, 2018

Condolences & Memories (9 entries)

  • We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Lucille & family. We have a lot of fond memories working with Alan. - Posted by: Lawren & Stephanie Bate (Friend & previous employees) on: Nov 03, 2018

  • My condolences to the family of Alan. During my long tenure at Pritchard Machine I had the privilege to work in conjunction with Alan on various projects and jobs that came into the shop. Alan was knowledgeable, driven, with a very good intellect. He was a quiet person, fair, and showed compassion to other people. He had a gentle way about him and greeted you with a smile and hello. After he retired in December 2009 when he bumped into you at a store he would greet you with that same smile and hello. He was one of a kind and he will be sadly missed by all the people he met and worked with during his journey of life. - Posted by: D’arcy Smela (Friend, previous employee) on: Oct 04, 2018

  • Lucy and family we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. - Posted by: Jim and Liette Lewis. (Friends) on: Sep 30, 2018

  • Nos profondes condoléances, chère Lucille et famille!! Nous avons de bons souvenirs de toi lorsque nous travaillions à la paroisse Saint-Norbert. C'est aussi à ce temps, il y a environ 10 ans, lorsque vous aviez eu la mauvaise nouvelle qu'Alan avait été gravement malade. Vous avez maintenant l'assurance qu'il est en paix et sans souffrances au paradis bien mérité. Que vos meilleurs souvenirs de votre époux, papa et grand-papa soient toujours votre consolation. Bon courage à vous tous dans ces moments difficiles à traverser! - Posted by: Victor & Therese Dumesnil (cousins) on: Sep 21, 2018

  • Lucille and family, thinking of all of you during this difficult time, you have created a life time of wonderful memories and fortunately he will be remembered by all of you and that the sadness will be replaced with all the happy moments. On pense a vous tous! Des caresses, Suzanne et Claude Lavallée - Posted by: Suzanne and Claude Lavallee (Friend) on: Sep 21, 2018

  • Lucy and family, we are truly sorry for your loss and our thoughts are with you..Gabriel and Michelle Dorge - Posted by: Gabriel & Michelle Dorge (family) on: Sep 21, 2018

  • Michel and I send our heartfelt sympathies to you Lucy and your family. I'm so sorry that Allan's illness progressed as quickly as it had and to hear that he has passed away. We send much love on to you and we know that Christ is with you in this walk. Sincerely Michel and Lorraine - Posted by: Michel and Lorraine Bremault (cousin) on: Sep 20, 2018

  • I am saddened to hear that Alan has passed. I would like you to know that he provided me with excellent advice during my health issue. It was an honour to know Al. - Posted by: Norm Shaw (Friend) on: Sep 19, 2018

  • Lucy and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Ron and Pam - Posted by: Ron Braun (Friend and previous employee) on: Sep 19, 2018

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