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Born: Feb 17, 1926

Date of Passing: Nov 06, 2019

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Glady Tomlinson, wife of the late Mike Tomlinson, of Headingley, MB, passed away in the early morning hours of November 6, 2019 at Oakview Place.
She was predeceased by her husband, Mike, of 50 years (2000), as well as her parents, Henry and Helen McFetridge, daughter Cathy (2019, Jacques Allard 2005), three sisters, Daisy, Grace, Helen, and four brothers, Harry, Bill, Neil and Bob.
She is survived by her sister Barbara, children, Barb (Rick), John (Verlie), Teresa, Darrell and Violet (Murray), grandchildren, Dale (Emma), Lesley (Ian), John (Jennifer), Barbara (Ben), Tom (Elana), Jacie, Jesse (Rebekah), Crystal, Jonathan, Justin, Caleb, Ryan, Keri, Dana (Mike), Harrison (Randi) and Sara (Carey); great-grandchildren, Dalayna, Daxon, Hayes, Leah, Tegan and Javan and another one on the way.
Wife, mother, artist, grandmother, great-grandmother, good friend, quiet loving spirit. Born in West Kildonan on February 17, 1926, the first of her family born in Canada, she attended the Centennial School. Glady worked at Eaton's downtown store where she met Michael Tomlinson. Family folklore has it they met under the gaze of the Timothy Eaton statue. Mike and Glady were married in 1950. Coming full circle, a little later in life, she worked again for Eaton's Polo Park in the ladies' shoe department where she made lifelong friends. Mike and Glady happily resided in Headingley for more than 50 years. She was an active member of the community, Headingley United Church, and was a regular blood donor.
Thank you to all the 1 North and 1 East staff at Oakview for their excellent and loving care which sustained Mom and her family for many years.
In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Gladys, donate blood, sing, dance and create beauty.
Funeral service will be held at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Avenue on Wednesday, November 13 at 10:00 a.m. Public viewing will be held one half hour prior to the service.

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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 09, 2019

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Alex and Diane Hrychuk (friends of John and Verlie) on: Nov 11, 2019

  • So sorry Darryl for your loss. Thinking of you. Dacia, David, Rylan and Alyson. - Posted by: Dacia Lindquist (Friend) on: Nov 10, 2019

  • Our Sympathies to all. We were blessed to visit with Gladys and Theresa at the Oakview when we would visit my Mom. My heart goes to you Theresa, you were such a caregiver to your Mama. God Bless - Posted by: Ken and Debbie Beaudin (Friend) on: Nov 10, 2019

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