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Born: Jan 19, 1951

Date of Passing: Nov 16, 2018

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ANNETTE THERESA HILDA WALLER (née DE MONTIGNY) Annette Theresa Hilda Waller (née de Montigny) passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 unexpectedly at the age of 67 years. Nan was born on January 19, 1951 in St. Boniface, MB to Henry and Iris de Montigny. Nan was the third child of six. The de Montigny family lived at 555 Cote Street in St. Boniface, MB during Nan's childhood years and the family moved to St. Anne in 1969. Nan was an extraordinary softball player. Nan's love for the Waller farm was so great that she chose to move to Lenore, MB. It was there that she lived the majority of her life with her soulmate and best friend Bud Waller. They were married on December 9, 1978. Nan and her dog Gypsy moved to Rivers, MB in 2015, where she made many new friends and connected with old friends through dog walking, fishing, camping and visiting. Over the years, Nan was a selfless caregiver in her home, caring for her mother-in-law, husband, father and mother. In addition, Nan cared for countless friends in need. Nan was also an active Lenore community member, she was a longstanding member of the Lenore Cemetery Board and supported charities whenever asked. Nan passionately enjoyed fishing, camping, animals, farming, hunting, photography, woodworking, watching wildlife, baking for others, and feeding birds. Nan was preceded in death by her husband Gregory (Bud) Waller; her parents, Iris and Henry de Montigny; and siblings, Yvonne Knight, Marcel de Montigny and Eugene de Montigny. Nan is survived by her sister Aline (Brian Johnston) de Montigny, brother Henry (Caitlin) de Montigny; numerous nieces and nephews; her stepchildren, Patrick (Beverly) and Janice Waller; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Nan is also survived by numerous cousins and friends she considered family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central United Church "Christmas Cheer Fund", 327 8th St., Brandon, MB, R7A 3X5 or the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, MB, R7A 7M6. A celebration of Nan's life will be held at Central United Church, 327 8th Street, Brandon, MB on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, Brandon, MB, (204) 727-0694. Messages of condolence may be placed at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 21, 2018

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • To Pat and Bev and Family and Janice and family. Our sympathy goes out to you all. Annette was a really special person. When ever you visited she would have the coffee on and talk about the pix she had just taken. Will miss you very much a sweet friend. You are with the angels now and you are no longer in pain. Hugs to the family. - Posted by: Georgina Miller (Friend) on: Nov 21, 2018

  • Aline, I am so sorry for you and your family's loss of Annette. Gone too soon. My thoughts and prayers and with all of you at this time 🙏😞 - Posted by: Marlene Kuleza (Friend and neighbor of family growing up) on: Nov 21, 2018

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