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Date of Passing: Jul 28, 2018

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LORRAINE BLOOMER (nee LAXDAL) 1924 - 2018 It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Mary Lorraine, on July 28 at West Park Manor, at the age of 94. She will be sadly missed by her children, Vaughan (Ainsley), Lauren, and Joanne (Joe); grandchildren, Kelly (Alex), Jay (Sarah), Jamie and Brett; sisters-in-law, Freda Laxdal and Beverly Bloomer, and many nieces and nephews. Lorraine was predeceased by her husband Edward James (Ted) of 64 years; daughter Karen; son Kelly; son-in-law John Sprague; parents, Sigurdur (Sam) and Carrie Laxdal; siblings, Sigurdur (Sam), Georgene (Sis), Gordon, Iona and her twin brother Thomas (Bun). Lorraine was born in Charleswood and lived there her entire life. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Grace Hospital in 1947. Ted and Lorraine enjoyed many summers at the family cottage in Victoria Beach and later on winters at their home in Thousand Palms, California. Lorraine was an avid curler and was a member of the Charleswood Curling Club. In 1977, she and her team represented Manitoba in the Canadian Senior Ladies Curling Championship held in Peace River, Alberta. She also loved golf, a good book and a stiff gin and tonic. Donations in memory of Lorraine can be made to the charity of one's choice. A memorial service celebrating Lorraine's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Charleswood United Church, 4820 Roblin Boulevard. NEIL BARDAL FUNERAL CENTRE 204-949-2200

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 31, 2018

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • With deepest sympathy to the Bloomer family - So very sorry to hear of your loss. May the many happy memories of Mom bring you peace. - Posted by: Slater family (Old Charleswood friends) on: Aug 01, 2018

  • Joanne and family... Sorry to hear of your moms passing.... Catherine Robertson - Posted by: Catherine Robertson (Friend of family member) on: Aug 01, 2018

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