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Date of Passing: Sep 06, 2020

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, Waltraud (Wally) Gisela Kennedy (Dee), on Sunday, September 6 , 2020, in Winnipeg.
Wally will be sadly missed by her son Christopher (Terri) and her daughter Robyn (Clayton), along with her grandchildren, Mikyla, Ty; Carter, Owen and Kyrsten.
Wally was born in Germany in 1948 and immigrated to Canada with her family in 1951. She grew up in East Kildonan and spent her summers in River Hills, MB on her grandparents' farm. Wally was a teacher in the River East School Division until her retirement in 1988. Wally, an avid fan of the arts, enjoyed theatre productions, musicals and the ballet. She, herself, was a gifted artist and loved painting landscape scenery with good ole Bob Ross as her guide.
Cremation has already taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Kildonan Personal Care Home where Wally resided for 18 years.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the MS Society of Canada, Manitoba Division.

Bardal Funeral Home
843 Sherbrook Street, 204-774-7474

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 19, 2020

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Got the privilege of knowing waltraud during her appointments always very unbeat very thankful 🙏 💕 and appreciation for what I did for her blessings rip deb - Posted by: Deborah Siedleski (Hairdresser ) on: Dec 06, 2020

  • I have workers a kildonan personal care centre for over 20 years . Wally was not only a resident to me she was a friend , a place to go when you needed a friendly chat . When your day wasn’t going so good Wally always had a special way of comforting you was always a very positive person and up beat . I will miss her . I will always remember Robyn snuggling in Wally‘s bed with her , Wally loved her children so much was very proud of them and loved talking about the grandkids too ! I am going to miss her so much rip my dear friend. - Posted by: Dawn Sabeski (Friend ) on: Oct 13, 2020

  • I am so sorry to hear of Wallys passing. My condolences to the family. - Posted by: JOHN KENNEDY (Friend) on: Sep 22, 2020

  • My husband has been a neighbour to Wally at Kildonan for some time. From his first week on , he and Wally developed a special friendship. Whenever they met in the common areas they greeted each other with eye contact and a handshake, or he would offer a pat on the shoulder to Wally. I see that they were both teachers in their careers. There was a connection despite his advanced dementia. I was saddened when I saw her passing notice at the front desk. We will miss Wally. - Posted by: Dawn (Friend) on: Sep 20, 2020

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