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GERTRUDE (TRUDY) DAVIES
Born: Sep 29, 1932
Date of Passing: Mar 18, 2023Offer Condolences or Memory
GERTRUDE (TRUDY) DAVIES
March 18, 2023
It is with deep sadness and endless love that we mourn the loss of our beloved mom, who passed away March 18, 2023, at the age of 90.
Trudy was born September 29, 1932 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. While working for the Winnipeg School Board, Mom met the love of her life, Ray, and they got married on September 24, 1955. Ray and Trudy spent many glorious years on the family farm in Otterburne where they raised their children, Elaine, John and Harry. Trudy was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunty and friend who was loved deeply. She was a beautiful soul, who left an immeasurable impression on everyone she met.
Trudy is survived by her daughter Elaine Askin (Ray); sons, John Davies, Harry Davies (Patty); grandchildren, Jeff (Jennifer), Lindsay (Bryce), Chase, Meagan (Dom), Cole, Reed; great-grandchildren, Brody, Rory, Sadie, Nora, Thomas, Logan, Lily; sister Alma (George);brother Herb (Ena); sister-in-law Bernice, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Trudy was predeceased by Ray, her husband of 41 years; parents, Fred and Minnie Bessler; sister Eleanor Bessler and brother-in-law Charlie Davies.
Special thanks to the staff and Lindenwood Terrace and the doctors, nurses and health care providers at the Victoria and St. Boniface General Hospital for their care.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Thomson "In the Park" Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Blvd, Winnipeg, MB with Reverend Patrick Woodbeck officiating.
For those who wish to join the Celebration of Life online, please use the following link: https://youtube.com/live/8hToRwJJqRE?feature=share
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Windsor United Church.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 25, 2023
Condolences & Memories (5 entries)
Elaine, Ray and families. So very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Our deepest sympathies to you all. - Posted by: Carol and Walter Fast (Friend) on: Mar 28, 2023
Mrs. Davies was such a wonderful woman. Straight to the point and always laughing. Our parents enjoyed each other's company and nights of playing cards. My deepest condolences to Elaine, John and Harry and all your families. Your mom will be missed. - Posted by: Dawn Smith (Family friend) on: Mar 28, 2023
Trudy and I worked in the Supply Department at the Winnipeg School Board and became "forever friends". Bruce and I moved to Calgary in 1969 and kept in close touch with Trudy and Ray over the years and got together whenever we could. We loved Trudy and like many others will deeply miss her. Sorry we are unable to attend her service in person but will join the Celebration of Life online. Our Love, Janet and Bruce. - Posted by: Janet and Bruce Bodner (Friends) on: Mar 27, 2023
Met Ray & Trudy 25 years ago after visiting Cousin Bob Davies, and we have been great friends ever since, a truly remarkable lady, always welcoming and always very, very kindly, I will miss her and our telephone conversations greatly. May she now rest in peace. Norah - Posted by: Norah Gerrard (Friend and distant relation living in Wales) on: Mar 27, 2023
I will always treasure my relationship with Trudy and will miss her very much.Bernice - Posted by: Bernice Davies (Sister in law) on: Mar 25, 2023
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