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Born: Aug 05, 1933

Date of Passing: May 12, 2019

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Born August 5, 1933 and passed away at her residence, with her family by her side, on May 12, 2019.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband Martin, of 67 years; her children and spouses, Sharon (Jerry), Donna, Sheila (Chuck), Wendy (Raymond) and Mark (Debbie); 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Shirley and Margaret, and her brother Doug (Maria).
Evelyn was predeceased by her son Martin Jr., son-in-law Luther Friesen, parents, Walter and Grace Bucknell, in-laws, Joseph and Juliette Lavallee, as well as 13 siblings.
A special thank you to Dr. Mehta for the many years of wonderful care he provided and home visits. We would also like to thank home care services, para med services and palliative care services for the special care provided for our mother.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children's Hospital Foundation.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Avenue.

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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 15, 2019

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • Condolences to the entire family , sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She will be dearly missed. Evelyn was a magnificent women and a kind soul. Carolina Bucknell - Posted by: Caroline Bucknell (Sister in law ) on: May 17, 2019

  • My deepest condolences to you, your dad and your family. You were always there for your mom day and night right to the end. She knew how much you loved her. What a wonderful daughter. I hope all your wonderful memories help to ease some of the pain. - Posted by: Kim (Friend of Donnas) on: May 16, 2019

  • Donna Jenn and Families, our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. Knew each other from elementary school days - Posted by: Steve and Wendy (Carlson) Mestrovic (Friend) on: May 16, 2019

  • Hi Uncle Marty, my heartfelt sorrow goes out to you and the family. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Greg - Posted by: Greg & Karen Bucknell (Nephew) on: May 15, 2019

  • We are deeply saddenend to her the loss of Mrs. Lavallee. Our sincere condolences to the Lavallee, Bucknell families as well as friends and neighbors of Martin & Evelyn. You are in our thoughts at this difficult time. - Posted by: Ron & Wendy Still (Friend) on: May 15, 2019

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this trying time - Posted by: Bob and Paulette Huff () on: May 15, 2019

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