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SHIRLEY WEIDMAN (MCDONALD)

Date of Passing: Oct 12, 2018

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SHIRLEY WEIDMAN (nee MCDONALD) Died peacefully, at age 77, on October 12, 2018 at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. She suffered a prolonged struggle with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. She leaves to mourn: husband Herb, son Herb Jr. (Agnes), son-in-law Dennis Almroth, grandchildren - Sheldon Almroth (Maria), Roger Duval (Angela), Jean-Claude (Paula), Chantale Wessell (Chris) and Jonathon Weidman, eight great grandchildren, siblings - Jean Bruys, Dave McDonald, Bill McDonald and Arla Gall, and numerous other relatives. She was predeceased by daughters, Marjorie (1963) and Gloria (July 2, 2018), and by brother Don McDonald. Shirley was affectionately known as "Gram" to family and friends. She was an exceptional mother and wonderful caregiver to her grandchildren. Family, friends, and strangers alike were always welcome, and could frequently be found around Gram's kitchen table where countless cups of coffee were served. Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Starbuck, MB on Friday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Shirley's memory to The Arthritis Society - Manitoba. Doyle's Funeral Home, Carman in care of arrangements. www.doylesfuneralhome.ca

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 16, 2018

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Herbie and family, we are so terribly sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. - Posted by: Daryl Richter (Cousin) on: Oct 17, 2018

  • I grew up in Dacotah and spent many days at the Weidman's farm as that was originally my great grandparents place I believe. But I remember helping Mrs. Wiedman with some household chores and the talks we had. I know my dad spent lots of time visiting with them as well. So many happy memories there. I'm so sorry for the families loss - Posted by: Linda Goldsborough (old neighbour) on: Oct 17, 2018

  • Deeply saddened with your loss. Shirley, an exceptional individual leaves us all with wonderful memories. - Posted by: Alan Bohn & Chrissy McDonald (Dear Friends) on: Oct 16, 2018

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