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Born: Jul 01, 1943

Date of Passing: Jan 02, 2020

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(nee HARRIS)
July 1, 1943 - January 2, 2020

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of a beloved wife and mother.
Diagnosed with stage 4 Mesothelioma last year, she was determined to celebrate 2020. Succeeding, with dignity, she quietly slipped away in the early morning, at home, with her family by her side.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, she graduated from Miles Mac Collegiate. Working mainly for the government, she finished her career in Pay at Agriculture Canada in 2006 and retired to her forever place in Gimli, MB.
She loved music, reading Stephen King and all kinds of puzzles. She will be remembered for her strength and sense of humour. She will be missed for her enduring dedication to family.
Predeceased by her brother Ross (1973), nephew Jimmy (1976), father Jack (1987), father-in-law Frank (1997), sister-in-law Carol (2011), and mother Irene (2009).
She leaves to mourn her husband Dennis, of 45 years, daughter Janine (Craig), grandsons, Scot and Kurt and granddogs, Beans and Jon Baxter; daughter Charlene (Craig), grandkids, Dylan, Bryce and Lydia Knutt. Also left are her brother Ted Harris; children, Kent (Marybeth) and Sue (Kevin), her mother-in-law, Ellen Fussey, sisters-in-laws. Jan, Robyn (Doug), Kim (Jim), and brother-in-law Scott (Doreen), close family; Patti Hicks and Maureen Longley.
Most of all by her lifetime best friend and confidant Jackie Lawson Yeo (husband Harvey) and daughter Michelle.
As per her wishes, she will be buried with her parents at a private family service in St. Clements Cemetery later this spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba or the Humane Society.

Arrangements entrusted to
Interlake Cremation & Memorial Services

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 04, 2020

Condolences & Memories (10 entries)

  • Dennis and family - please accept our condolences. - Posted by: Dianne and Kendra (Winnipeg Hearing Centres) on: Jan 14, 2020

  • Our condolences to all of you and a special hug to Ted -- he will know me as Sharon Moore-- Rest in peace and without pain Audrey. - Posted by: Sharon Ozouf ( relative ) on: Jan 09, 2020

  • Deepest condolences to you all in the passing of Audrey, we worked together in Human Resources in Winnipeg. She was a good friend and co-worker, a joy to be around. Marilyn Roebuck - Posted by: Marilyn Roebuck (Friend ) on: Jan 08, 2020

  • With deepest sympathy to you and your family. You’re in our thoughts now and in the days to come. - Posted by: Janet & Larry Houndle (Friends) on: Jan 06, 2020

  • My sympathies on the loss of your mother. Condolences to Charlene and all your family and friends. - Posted by: Jay Wiatrowski (Colleague of daughter) on: Jan 06, 2020

  • Dear Dennis, Janine and Charlene.....I am so sorry to hear of your sad news in the loss of someone so special. It has been years since I worked with Audrey & will always have such fond memories of our relationship. It seems that I can still hear her voice, along with Del's from their side by side work stations .... be it muttering out loud, laughing, was all great! And our coffee breaks with the gang where we all shared our common interests, TV shows, the latest fashions.... always so much to chat about, but mostly the love of our families, and that of Audrey's dear grandsons. She was always so eager to be with them & enjoy her "Hockey Night in Canada". Always hold on to your wonderful memories! Most sincerely, Chris Carpenter - Posted by: Chris Carpenter (Friend and co-worker, Agriculture Canada) on: Jan 05, 2020

  • I am so sorry to hear about Audrey leaving this world all too soon. She was such a fun person and I have great memories when we worked together. We had great conversations and lots of laughs. Condolences to all the family. RIP Audrey, I will never forget you. - Posted by: Kristine Palsson (Former co-worker.) on: Jan 05, 2020

  • Our world has lost an awesome woman! Having worked with Audrey for many years, we formed a bond. She made my life full of laughs and fun at work and I have so many fond memories of her. Her family was her passion and I’m so sorry for your loss. She will forever be remembered by me. ❤️ - Posted by: Del Brady (Friend) on: Jan 04, 2020

  • My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. You will always forever have her in your heart and treasured memories. - Posted by: Arlene (Friend of Charlene (Audrey's daughter)) on: Jan 04, 2020

  • I was so sorry to hear of Audrey’s passing today. I remember spending a lot of good times with her at her mum’s house on Jamison and, although she was 4 years older, she always spent time with me on our numerous visits. Please accept my condolences. Dave - Posted by: David Dahlgren (Friend ) on: Jan 04, 2020

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