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Date of Passing: Nov 25, 2017

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SHEILA ELESE COTTON Peacefully on November 25, 2017, at the age of 99 years, Sheila Elese Cotton passed away at the Benito Health Centre, surrounded by love. Sheila is survived by children Marilyn (Ron) Sigurdson of Winnipeg, Gloria (Al Barrett) of Winnipeg, Linda (Leonard) Kowalevsky of Swan River, and Neal (Linda) Cotton of Kenville, MB; eight grandchildren, Janine (Jim) Turnbull, Teryl (Bryan) Parker, Scott (Marni) Sigurdson, Justin (Sarah) Kowalevsky, Derek (Lindsay) Kowalevsky, Michelle Cotton (Travis Neely), Karen (Josh) Podolski and Joanne Cotton (Mike Martin);12 great-grandchildren, Tanner and Tyla Turnbull, Brooke and Carter Sigurdson, Chandler Cotton and Kyle Neely, Benson and Halle Kowalevsky, Mason and Ryleigh Kowalevsky, Ella and Rachel Podolski; special niece, Arlene (Rae) Nelson; close friend Lori Root; sisters, Vera Parker and Iris Stinson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sheila was predeceased in 2009 by Wilford, her loving husband of 68 years; her parents, James and Sarah Wilson; brother, Ronald Wilson; sister, Cicely Sadler and brother-in-law Lyman Sadler, brother-in-law Clarence Cotton and sister-in-law Violet Cotton, daughter-in-law Lori Cotton and infant granddaughter, and brothers-in-law Percy Parker and Jack Stinson. Cremation has taken place. In accordance with Sheila's wishes, a celebration of her life will take place in early summer 2018. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Sheila's memory may be made to Benito Health Centre, Box 490, Benito, MB R0L 0C0, or the Kenville Memorial Hall, c/o C. Bullock, Box 2034, Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0. This obituary may also be viewed at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 01, 2017

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • As a high school classmate of all three, Marilyn, Ron and Gloria I send condolences . As well Mr. and Mrs. Cotton were both friends of my parents Alex and Betty Craig of Swan River. They are all together now. may they rest in peace. - Posted by: Jim Craig (Friend of Marilyn, Ron and Gloria) on: Dec 01, 2017

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