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Date of Passing: Dec 11, 2020

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1930 - 2020

It is with sadness that the family of Marg announce her death on December 11, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband Bob, in 2000.
Mom will be missed by son Allan (Katherine), Justin and Cody; daughter Maureen (Earl) Slimmon, Cameron, Meaghan, and Kyle.
Marg grew up in Winnipeg and graduated from the U of M in Education in 1953. She married Bob that summer. They both taught High School in Dryden, Dauphin and Thompson. She continued to sub in Lac du Bonnet and Beausejour. While living in Beausejour, they built a cottage at Karklins Kreek near Lac du Bonnet and enjoyed many years. After leaving Beausejour, they built a new home on the Winnipeg River (L.D.B.), they soon realized that travelling was becoming their passion. With winters spent in Texas, they also travelled many of the States, Canada and England. "Happy Hour" was never far away from their friends of the "Sunny Sams." In 1992 they moved to Stonewall and after Bobs death in 2000, Mom continued her travels to Portugal, Spain and Malta.
Besides being teacher, wife and mother, Margaret's accomplishments were many. To name a few, she started the Thompson Library, she was a board member that enacted the Brokenhead Regional Library in Beausejour, she was very involved in the Women's Institute which promotes women in rural areas, she was past president and while living in LDB and Beausejour, she sat on the Provincial Board and held a life time membership. She was an original member of Winnipeg's "Search for Talent," designed to make rural Manitobans feel they were part of Winnipeg Centennial.
If friends so desire, donations in Marg's memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
The family would like to thank the staff who attended to Mom in her final days at the River East Personal Care Home.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life for Margaret will be held at a later date.

MacKenzie Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 19, 2020

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • The thoughts and prayers of our Fryer family are with you and your families, Alan and Maureen, at this time of loss with the death of your mother. May your memories of her be a comfort to you in the days ahead and may the love you received from her and your father strengthen you. When I think of your mother, I will always think of her warm and welcoming smile. My first introduction to your mother was in Lac du Bonnet when I babysat you people for her. Your father was our high school principal and English teacher and your mother was sometimes there as a substitute teacher. Her smiling face could also be found at the Anglican church. It was a lovely surprise to see your Mom again years later in Stonewall where she and my mother resumed their friendship. She was very hospitable and took in some of my family for a couple of nights when we were in Stonewall for my father's funeral in 2004. Your mother lived a long and productive life. I am sure that she was welcomed to Eternal Life with "well done, good and faithful servant" and that her smile and love continue to spread their light. - Posted by: Elsie (Fryer) Millerd (Friend) on: Dec 26, 2020

  • Heart felt condolences to the family of Marg Dyne. Manny, manny happy memories of camping and visiting with Marg and when Bob was alive. Take care, Stay safe, It is a hard time at this time of the year, as Monday Dec 21 will be 6 years since Russell (by husband) passed away. R.I.P. Margaret , give our best to Robert as you Meet with him again. Wishing you the best of the season as we carry on. - Posted by: Kathrine Keselowsky (Camping friend) on: Dec 20, 2020

  • Sending our sincere condolences to Mo and Al on the loss of your Mom. She sounds like she was a very special lady. 🙏♥️ - Posted by: Brenda and Augie Cabral (Friends) on: Dec 19, 2020

  • Al, Kath and family, my deepest condolences. Take care! Gayleen - Posted by: Gayleen Haw (Co-worker of Al and Kath) on: Dec 19, 2020

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