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Born: Oct 27, 1921

Date of Passing: Jan 04, 2019

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ELSIE ELVIRA GISLASON October 27, 1921 - January 4, 2019 Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of wonderful memories. Mom passed away peacefully at home with her family as was her wish. She is survived by her cherished family; sister Elverna Hanson; son Einar (Ed) Johnson (Barbara); daughter Donna Rae Johnson-Russell (Mark); daughter-in-law Geri Burnett; grandsons, Darren, Shane, Lance, Derek, David Johnson and Matthew, Kelly, Alexander Russell; great-grandchildren, Kristian, Gregory, Monica, Brianna, Piper, Skyler, Charmaine, Adora, Ari, Asta and Ayvy; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son Wayne Johnson; husband Johann (Joe) Johnson; second husband Gardar Gislason; parents, Hjalmar and Mary Olson and siblings, Esther, Eric, Edward and Edwin. The family would like to thank the in-home palliative care team for their wonderful support in Mom's last weeks. We would also like to thank the Simkin Centre Day Program for many happy times spent there. She spoke fondly of Heather, Barbara and special friend Maria. Cremation has taken place and she will be laid to rest with her son Wayne this coming summer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V6. Memorial service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Bardal Funeral Home, 843 Sherbrook St., Winnipeg. Bardal Funeral Home 843 Sherbrook Street, 204-774-7474 Condolences:

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 19, 2019

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Donna Rae and Mark, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. 💙 - Posted by: Kathy Furkalo (Friend) on: Jan 27, 2019

  • On behalf of my daughter Krystal and myself please accept our very sincere condolences. Elsie was very thoughtful and dear Auntie and will be missed. Ed, Barb and family and Donna Rae, Mark and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Eric Johnson (nephew) on: Jan 20, 2019

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