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Born: Mar 23, 1932

Date of Passing: Jul 20, 2020

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It is with sadness that the family of Anne Springer announce her passing on July 20, 2020 after a brief illness.
Anne is survived by her children, Bill (Joan) and Cheryl (David) McFadyen; grandchildren, Roxanne (Grant), Lee (Morley), Brent, Chad (Dianne), Troy (Brandy), Jason (Lindsay), Craig (Jaclyn), Blair (Trista) and Shayla (Brendan); 11 great-grandchildren and a sister Georgina Dibley.
Anne was predeceased by her husband William; her parents, George and Alice Coomber and a sister Winnifred Fotty.
Mum was born in Winnipeg, MB on March 23, 1932. As a child, her family moved several times, finally settling in Fairford, MB where she grew up. In 1950 she married dad, they bought a farm in the Faulkner area and started their journey of 55 years together. In 2001 Mum and Dad moved to Ashern. After Dad's passing in 2005, Mum moved to Winnipeg and resided at the Kiwanis Courts.
Mum was a teacher and she taught in several small rural schools. She was always involved in the community, organizing fundraisers, sitting on many boards and committees throughout her life. Mum was a faithful member of the Lutheran Church, singing in the choir, leading the ladies group, teaching Sunday School and Confirmation.
Mum's hands were always busy knitting or crocheting. She knit many pairs of mitts, hats and sweaters for the Cheer Board. She made afghans for grandchildren and mitts for great -grandchildren.
In keeping with Mum's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service honouring her life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in the Good Hope Cemetery, Faulkner, MB with Pastor Nancy Walker officiating. If you wish to be comfortable and require a chair, please feel free to bring one.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mum's memory to the Good Hope Cemetery, c/o Colin Brown, PO Box 8, Moosehorn, MB, R0C 2E0 or to the Messiah Lutheran Church, 400 Rouge Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3K 1K3.
Our family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Ward 3 South at the Grace Hospital in Winnipeg who cared for our Mom so well during her brief stay there.

Arrangements by:
Ashern – Lundar

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 25, 2020

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Cheryl & David, Bill & Joan and families, We are so sorry. We know what loss and grief you must be going through. Your mom was very special to our family. Mom and Dad cared for their close friends and neighbours very much. We were so thankful for your mom and how she looked in on and visited dad those years at the manor. She was a very special lady and we were privileged to have known her. Take care & God Bless. Richard and Bernice Middlestead - Posted by: Richard and Bernice Middlestead (Friends) on: Jul 28, 2020

  • Heartfelt condolences to the entire family. - Posted by: Rhonda & Ruby Hladun (Friend ) on: Jul 25, 2020

  • So sorry to hear of your mom's passing...throughout the years we have had so many phone calls and they brought back great memories of the days of youth growing up in Faulkner... Anne loved her family dearly. God Bless to all. - Posted by: Fred & June Reece (Friends) on: Jul 25, 2020

  • Saddened to hear of your family's loss..I'm sure there will be a deep feeling of "Great Loss"in all you lives at this time, and on into the future. I wish to extend , Our "Deepest", and, "Most Heartfelt" Sympathy to you "All" Anne,s Family, and Friends. Sincerely Janet Jundt, & Ron McCurdy. - Posted by: Janet Jundt (aquaintance) on: Jul 25, 2020

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