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Born: Jan 11, 1954

Date of Passing: Jun 06, 2013

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CAROL HELEN MIDWINTER (PARKER) January 11, 1954 - June 6, 2013 Carol passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, leaving her loving husband Brian, devoted son Parker, brother and sister-in-law Barry and Roberta Midwinter of Minneapolis, Barry and Roberta's three children and four grandchildren, her father-in-law Allan Midwinter, her aunts Irene Parker and Bernice Drennan, numerous cousins and everyone she touched. She was predeceased by her parents Bruce and Sally Parker, her mother-in-law Bernice Midwinter, several uncles, aunts and cousins and special cousin Kerry Parker. Carol was unstintingly supportive of her family and community. She supported Brian through his legal and military careers, Parker through school and extra-curricular sports and activities, and her community through any number of ways and projects. She was especially proud of her service through Kin Canada at the local and national levels and her work on the Board of Directors of Westman Communications Group. Special thanks go to Brenda Sly of Brandon, Tracy and John Orisko of Dauphin, Mandy Sammurtok of Iqaluit, Nunavut, Chuck and Debbie Burton of Dauphin, Dr. Pitz and staff at CancerCare Manitoba in Winnipeg, Dauphin and Brandon, Dr. Bashir of Brandon, Dr.'s Trina Mathison and Lisa Monkman of Dauphin and their staff, the Parkland Region EMS staff and the wonderful staff of the second and third floors of Dauphin General Hospital and Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy. A celebration of Carol's life will be held at Central United Church in Brandon, Manitoba on Saturday, June 15 at 11:00 a.m. Interment of both Carol's and her mother Sally's ashes will be on Monday, June 17 at 11:00 a.m. at the Strathclair Cemetery, Strathclair, Manitoba. Flowers are respectfully declined. Please consider donations to Canadian Cancer Society, 415 1st St., Brandon, MB R7A 2W8; Canadian Diabetes Association, A1-800 Rosser Ave., Brandon, MB R7A 6N5; or a charity of your choice. Messages of condolence and / or photos can be shared at Arrangements are entrusted with Campbell Funeral Home of Hamiota, Manitoba. (866) 620-2744

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 13, 2013

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • It was always an occasion when Carol came to Victoria with Brian. Her sense of humor was great and her smile infectious. She will be truly missed Love Randy and Patti, Prince George, BC - Posted by: Randy and Patti Callan (friends) on: Jun 12, 2013

  • Brian, Parker and family, Please accept our condolences on the loss of Carol, your wife and mother. Continue to be strong throughout this time. You will find moments where the tears come. Accept them and cherish the wonderful memories you have of your time together. We have fond memories too: from the time Bruce and Brian were in 26th field together, visits with Ross and Betsy Platyer and living on Imperial Cres. as were Bruce‚Äôs parents (Bart & Jean) and brother Drew. Carol was a big part of those memories. Always there; always supportive. She will be missed. our loved ones never truly leave us ... they live on in the kindness they showed, the comfort they shared, and the love they brought into our lives. - Posted by: Bruce and Pat Hawkins (friends from 26th Field Regiment, Brandon and Imperial Cres.) on: Jun 11, 2013

  • I work at the Delta Winnipeg. Every once in awhile Mr Midwinter would call in to make a reservation for Carol & himself. We would try and get them our Jacuzzi suite so they both could relax in style. Carol always had a smile for everyone she met. Brian, my prayers are with you and your family, for the loss of Carol. Our deepest sympathy, from Olivia Klaric & Laurie Gordon from the Delta Winnipeg - Posted by: Olivia Klaric (Friend from the Delta Winnipeg Hotel) on: Jun 11, 2013

  • Carol was a dynamic woman. I got to know Carol through Kinettes. She was passionate for Kin and served the organization and her community well. Rest in peace. - Posted by: Jocelyne Durand (Kin Family) on: Jun 11, 2013

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