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Date of Passing: Sep 10, 2017

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ALBERT GEORGE LAURENT VANDENDORPE Peacefully with his family by his side, Albert, beloved husband of late wife Margaret, passed away at St. Boniface Hospital on September 10, 2017 at the age of 73. He leaves to cherish his memory, son Robert, wife Janet, (Andrew, Kelsey, Kendra), daughters Sheryl Hergesheimer, husband David, (Lindsay, Jessica) and Laureen Spitzke, husband Stuart, (Mackenna, Alex), brother Rene (Irene), sisters Annie, Simone (Ron), Mary (Rene), Angele, Germaine (Jim), sisters and brothers-in-law, Gordon (Lucille), Ronald (Lorraine), Ralph (Wanda), Ella, Edna, Barb, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Albert was predeceased by his beloved wife, Margaret, his mother Irene, father Andrew, brother Gerard and numerous other family members from both his and Margaret`s family. Albert was born in Winnipeg on May 7, 1944 and was raised in the Altamont District. In 1966, he married Margaret and they began their life together in Winnipeg. Albert worked for over 30 years for CNR at the Transcona Shops. After retiring from CN he joined Enterprise Rent-A-Car where he worked for 13 more years. Albert loved many things including playing cards, going to the casino, working in his garage or garden. He had a passion for old time dancing and spent many hours dancing with his beloved wife Margaret. They were graceful and beautiful to watch. Albert had a strong love of family and spent every holiday with his children and grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held on Friday September 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. A private family interment will be held in Altamont, Manitoba. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Manitoba or a charity of one's choice. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL,  204-586-8044
Publish Date: Sep 13, 2017

ALBERT GEORGE LAURENT VANDENDORPE Peacefully, on Sunday, September 10, 2017, Albert passed away at St. Boniface General Hospital, at the age of 73. Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. A complete obituary to appear in Wednesday's edition. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 204-586-8044

Publish Date: Sep 12, 2017

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 13, 2017

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • To the children and their families, so sorry to hear of (your dads / grandfathers passing), remember the love of a parent never truly leaves or goes away, once a child is in your heart it's there to forever stay, cherish that and all the memories ..and be at peace that your Mom and Dad are together again ... . To all the Vandendorpe siblings and their families .. again my sympathies ... thinking of you all .... may Albert rest in peace. - Posted by: Georgette Saltel (nee Brandt) (Cousin) on: Sep 15, 2017

  • Regret that we will be unable to give our condolences in person. We are so sad to hear of Albert's passing. May he once more dance with Margaret. - Posted by: Joan & Frank Ryplanski (Friend) on: Sep 15, 2017

  • Dear Sheryl, David, Lindsey & Jessica, Romeo and I were saddened to get news of your father/grandfather's death. Our hearts hurt with yours. Your loved ones earthly journey is complete. We trust he is joyously dancing in Margaret's loving embrace. We miss both those OTD with them and those times in our basement with the girls. Sorry we could not make the funeral. - Posted by: Romeo & Isabelle Choquette (Old Time Dance Friends) on: Sep 14, 2017

  • What do we say at a time like this...Albert was a fantastic guy!, you just need to look at his children to know what wonderful parents he and Margaret were. Sheryl, Robert, and ,Laureen please know that although he is gone, he is now with mom, I am sure they will be dancing togeather in Heaven...Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, but love leaves a memory no one can steal....our hearts ache for you! Much Love Cam and Karen. - Posted by: Cam and Karen Magill (Friends CNR) on: Sep 13, 2017

  • Saddened to hear the loss of Albert. He was always a true friend. Rest in piece. Sorry I won,t be able to attend the funeral. I am out of town till the 22 September. Rest in peace... - Posted by: Cheryl Helm (Friend) on: Sep 13, 2017

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