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Born: Nov 11, 1928

Date of Passing: Feb 20, 2021

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November 11, 1928 - February 20, 2021

Lillian was born to George and Mary Schreyer in a family of five brothers and two sisters. Left to be sadly missed and loved by her husband Robert, of 71 years, along with her daughters, Irene (Tom) Isanski, Valerie (Lawrence) Beech, Jeri (Lorne) Mourant and Donna (Don) Landsborough. She was blessed with grandchildren, Christopher (Lilian), Ryan (Kaytee), Dale (Brett), Brian (Kate), Robyn (Matt), Kelly, Craig (Shandi), Kail (Renee) and Brody. She also had beautiful great-grandchildren, Hailey, Carter, Rylen, Jack, Max and Rowan.
She is survived by her sister Dorothy, brother Richard (Mary), and sister-in-law Elizabeth.
She was predeceased by her parents, George and Mary, brothers, Ed, Robert, Leonard and George, sister Clara. Also, Dad's parents, Alphonse and Elizabeth, brothers-in-law, Gaston, Alphonse, Rene, and sister-in-law Katherine.
Mom was raised and spent her life, until she married, on the family dairy farm in the Prairie Grove area and this was also the name of the local school she attended. Barn dances were big in the day and this is where she met our father. They married July 23, 1949 and moved to a farm in Ile Des Chenes, where our Dad's family farm was located. After their first daughter was born, they picked up and moved to a farm in the Rosewood area, where they had another three daughters. Mom worked very hard on the farm, put in a large vegetable garden, but the flower garden was what she loved most. She was a very determined lady and ensured her family was well taken care of. Later in life, when us girls were grown and things were easier they did short trips, the longest was going to Alaska with our Dad's brother and wife. Mom wasn't a traveller and after three weeks, she was ready to come home. Mom loved family gatherings during the holidays and loved spoiling her grandchildren with home cooking and cookies. The cookie jar was always full. Mom and Dad enjoyed playing cards with friends and family until she suffered a mild stroke, this was the beginning of her memory failing that later led to Alzheimer's. After Dad suffered a stroke, the farm was sold in 2019 and they went to live in a personal care home at Heritage Life in Niverville until her death.
Due to Covid restrictions, a private family service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021. You are invited to join us virtually at 10:00 a.m. by accessing the 'Join Livestream' link on Lillian's obituary at
In memory of our mother, Lillian, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society.

Rest in peace
and know you are always in our hearts.

Funeral Home and Cemetery
(204) 222-3241
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 24, 2021

Condolences & Memories (9 entries)

  • To Jeri, So sorry to hear that your mother passed away. My condolences to you & your family as you mourn her loss. May you cherish all the memories and may she rest in eternal peace. - Posted by: Angela (former coworker at CIBC) on: Mar 04, 2021

  • My prayers and thoughts are with all of the family. Aunty Lilly was a very special lady. She always had a hug for you when you saw her. She was also great fun. When I owned the grocery store in Anola, I would see Aunty Lilly and Uncle Bob weekly. Uncle Bob had to pick Aunty Lilly's favorite wine. We had many good visits. Aunty Lilly, you will be missed by many people and are loved by many. - Posted by: Lisa Schreyer Penner (Niece) on: Feb 26, 2021

  • Irene & family, My thoughts and condolences are with you, your sisters and family on the loss of your Mom. It was a life well lived and she can rest now. - Posted by: Angela (Isanski) Sanche (family) on: Feb 24, 2021

  • We are saddened by the loss of your mother who was always a gracious host and a welcoming neighbour. May she rest in peace. Les Creek - Posted by: Les Creek (former neighbour) on: Feb 24, 2021

  • Irene, Tom, condolences to you and all of your family. - Posted by: Tom Wachal (May) (Friend) on: Feb 24, 2021

  • Irene, Tom and family, so sorry for your loss of your Mom. May she Rest In Peace. - Posted by: Bernice (Pietracci) Crossley (Friend) on: Feb 24, 2021

  • Condolences, Jeri, Lorne and family on the passing of your mom. May she Rest In Peace! - Posted by: Simonne Desrochers (Friend) on: Feb 24, 2021

  • Our deepest condolences. Aunty Lilly will be dearly missed. I remember wonderful visits at their homestead. And riding the mini bike with Donna. Always lots of smiles and laughter. - Posted by: Brenda Ballegeer Hido (Neice) on: Feb 24, 2021

  • Jerri, My condolences to you and all your family. May your Mom rest in peace. - Posted by: Pauline St.Vincent (Friend) on: Feb 24, 2021

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