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Date of Passing: Sep 19, 2022

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1951 - 2022

On Tuesday, September 19, 2022, Derek left our world to meet his loved ones in Heaven.
Predeceased by his mother Julia Honke (Davis) and father Wilfred Honke, brother Russell Honke and brother-in-law George Paintin.
Left to mourn is his sister Heather Paintin, son Cory (Jean), nephew Shane Honke, niece Jenna Honke and great-niece Georgia Honke, as well as his sister-in-law Carla Moore-Honke, special friends, Bobby Steel and John Pyro Patten, as well, uncles, aunties and cousins and many friends.
"Very special thanks to my Aunty Beatrice Mackie for always being there for me."
Honorary Pallbearers: Cory Taphorn, Bobby Steel and John (Pyro) Patten. Pallbearer: Shane Honke.
As per Derek's wishes, cremation has taken place and a graveside memorial will be held at a later date.
Thank you to the staff at Percy E. Moore Hospital for the wonderful compassion and care.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fisherton Cemetery in Derek's name welcomed, c/o Eileen Thomas, Box 297, Fisherton, MB R0C 0Z0.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 24, 2022

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • I worked many concerts with Derek and was lucky enough to get to know him. He was well liked and respected; may he rest in peace. - Posted by: Jeff Ingram (Co worker) on: Sep 24, 2022

  • Always big laughs when we met each other..Sorry for your loss too the family - Posted by: Don Siska. Chopper (Friend ) on: Sep 24, 2022

  • Derek was always there for me when we had great parties on Dorchester st. He was always my bouncer at the door and kept us safe! He always had something cheeky to say to me. Rest in peace Derek, if you see my partner, let him know who you are, my friend! - Posted by: Linda Leathers (friend) on: Sep 24, 2022

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