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Date of Passing: Jan 09, 2020

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Clifford Wesley Lockhart passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the age of 92, with his wife Lillian by his side.
Cliff will be lovingly remembered by Lillian; his three children, Barbara (Barry), Beverley and Scott (Debbie); his six grandchildren, Lindsey (Dennis), Tiffany, Dustin, Dana, Connor and Mitchell and three great-grandchildren, Madden, Cole and Norah.
Cliff was born in Glenboro, Manitoba where he lived on the family farm until he was hired by Manitoba Hydro. After marrying Lillian, they lived in Brandon, Boissevain, Minto and Melita before settling in Winnipeg.
Cliff was extremely proud of his 40 year career with Manitoba Hydro, retiring as a district manager in 1989. He was an active member in his community, where he volunteered countless hours with the Crestview United Church and the local community club. Cliff was an avid gardener and his yard reflected that. He also enjoyed hockey, especially his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs.
Always a gentleman, Cliff was warm and trusting. His family was his greatest joy.
Thank you to the staff at the Victoria General Hospital for their wonderful care.
In accordance with Cliff's wishes, cremation has taken place and his remains will rest in the family niche at Chapel Lawn. Family and friends will be invited to a Celebration of Life in the spring.

For those who wish to sign the online Guest Book please visit

Chapel Lawn Funeral Home

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 18, 2020

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • Lillian and family, It's hard to know what to say at times like this. All of us in the Hydro-X Group hope you know how much we care and are thinking of you in our hearts at this time. May the memories you shared with Cliff bring you comfort. RIP CLIFF - Posted by: Hydro-X Group (Friends) on: Feb 05, 2020

  • Sorry to hear of Cliff's passing. Our sympathy to you Lil and all your family. Murray and Marie Kolesar - Posted by: Marie and Murray Kolesar (friend, working with Cliff at Crestview United Church) on: Jan 29, 2020

  • I first met Cliff when I interviewed for a position at Manitoba Hydro and was subsequently hired. He demonstrated the care and consideration that we all hope for in a manager. I have always remembered him for his warmth and concern. My most sincere condolence to you, Lil, and your family. - Posted by: Val Bishop (co-worker) on: Jan 19, 2020

  • Lillian, sorry to hear of the passing of Manitoba Power Commission (Manitoba Hydro) working partner. Farm Electrification, brought many of us into a long lasting career and friendship. Cliff was District Manager in St.James as I was in River East resulting in many pleasant associations. Cliff was always a trusted, respected individual in all years of our common life association. May the supreme beyond this life venture find Cliff in a realm of eternal happiness and may you find comfort with this knowledge! Cam - Posted by: Cam Neirinck (Working associate) on: Jan 18, 2020

  • Lillian, Scott, Deb and family. Sorry to hear of Cliff’s passing. We always enjoyed talking to him when we were both working around the yard. Our deepest sympathies. Reg and Crystal. - Posted by: Reg and Crystal Parkin (Acquaintance ) on: Jan 18, 2020

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