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MARGARET ANNE YEOMANS

Born: Feb 07, 1935

Date of Passing: Jun 17, 2015

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MARGARET ANNE YEOMANS Peacefully at the age of 80, on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, surrounded by the love of her family, Mum was called home by her Lord. Reunited with her loving husband Fred, family members and friends gone before her. Cherished and devoted mother to Mary Lee (Dave), Mark (Bonnie), and Janet. Lovingly remembered by eight grandchildren, Marley (Ian), Matthew, Stacy (Steve), Kaitlyn (Geoff), Bo, Erin (Shaun), Catherine (James), Nicholas. Dear sister of Helen (Ron Enns), Bill (Darlene Izzard) and devoted sister-in-law, Margaret Izzard. Mum also leaves a large group of nieces and nephews, who will miss her greatly. Mum was born in Terrance, MB to William and Viola Izzard on February 7, 1935, followed by Velma, Frances (Frank), William (Bill) and Helen. To this day they remain a close knit family. She lived and was educated primarily in Manitoba. Following a year's teaching assignment, Mum married Fred Yeomans, July 10, 1954. Soon we "three" came along and Mum had her hands full raising children plus helping Dad run the farm. Retirement came 17 years ago with a move to Alexander. Mum was an active member of her community. Her strong faith led her to over 40 years of service as a member of the Alexander Church Board. Along with the board, she was an active member with the UCW, Eastern Star, and the Limoselles. Following Dad's death in 2000, to fill her time, Mum traveled and decided to attend Brandon University. As well, in 2003, she successfully campaigned and was elected as the first female representative to the Alexander Village Committee, which she only stepped down from eight months ago. Mum was most proud of her work with the Beautification Committee, establishing seating areas, flowers and greenery for all to enjoy in Alexander. Mary Lee, Mark and Janet have been truly inspired by her accomplishments as she dedicated her life to her family and her community. Mum left a legacy of unconditional love, indissoluble family bonds, incredible strength of character, friendship, razor-sharp intelligence, generosity and kindness, for which she will always be remembered and honoured. Special thanks to Dr. Sandra White, Dr. Joanne Maier, Dr. Moller (CancerCare), the staff of BRHC and the Assiniboine Palliative Care ward for their loving care of Mum. A Celebration of Mum's Life was held at Trinity United Church in Brandon on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Sanderson officiating. Donations in memory of Mum, may be made to Alexander United Church, General Delivery, Alexander, MB, ROK OAO, or the Alexander Beautification Committee, c/o the Municipality of Whitehead, Box 107, Alexander, MB, ROK OAO. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com. Arrangements were in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, Brandon, (204) 727-0694.
Publish Date: Jun 27, 2015

MARGARET ANNE YEOMANS Margaret Anne Yeomans passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the age of 80 years. A Celebration of Margaret's life will be held at Trinity United Church, 1515-6th Street, Brandon, on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Sanderson officiating. Please honour Margaret's wishes by wearing colourful attire to the celebration. Donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the Alexander United Church, General Delivery, Alexander, MB, R0K 0A0 or to the Alexander Beautification Committee, c/o the Municipality of Whitehead, Box 107, Alexander, MB R0K 0A0. Make cheques payable to the Municipality of Whitehead. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services Brandon, 204-727-0694
Publish Date: Jun 18, 2015

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 27, 2015

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • To Mary Lee, Marley and Matt So sorry to read of Your Mom and Grandma's passing. She was an amazing lady, kind, funny, full of life. She always made me laugh. I know how much she meant to all of you, and all your families. It was an honor to have met her. Our sincere sympathy and hugs to you all. Mona,Keith and our family - Posted by: Mona Mikkelson () on: Jun 29, 2015

  • Our deepest sympathy to the Yeoman family, for your loss. - Posted by: The Harpers, parents of Mark, Scott, Glenn and Joanne (Former classmates, teammates of Mark...and their parents from Brandon, MB now Edmonton) on: Jun 27, 2015

  • I lived in Brandon and did a job in Alexander My sympathy to the Yeomens' family. - Posted by: Bill Dickson. Sylvan Lake (an Associate of Newt Yeomens) on: Jun 27, 2015

  • We are so sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Tom and Carol Sweeney (Sister to Bonnie) on: Jun 18, 2015

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