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Born: Jul 10, 1943

Date of Passing: Mar 18, 2021

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July 10, 1943 - March 18, 2021

On the evening of March 18, 2021, Ruth passed away peacefully in the comfort of her bed at Kildonan Personal Care Home.
She will be forever loved and missed by her loving husband Eric Machel, son Michael Machel (Lina Machel), daughter Jackie Czul (David Czul), and grandchildren, Aidan and Gregory.
Ruth was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Martha Rosnow, as well as her siblings, Joan and Gordon. She is survived by her sisters, Wilma and Justine, and her brother Glen.
She had fond memories of growing up on the family farm in Inglis, Manitoba and would always share many great stories of her childhood including her favourite horse named "Fly". She went to Hudson school in Inglis. In her teen years the family moved to Winnipeg, where she went to school at Daniel McIntyre. In her late 20s she was introduced to Eric by her uncle Adolf and would later marry in 1973.
Ruth worked at Salisbury House, Pizza Place and Reliance during her working years, but her favourite job was raising her children and after her time raising children, she took on foster kids for about a decade while Michael and Jackie were still living at home.
She had a passion and love for music and dancing. She and Eric would spend time going to concerts and singing songs together at the care home.
She was strong, funny and very caring of others. She was always supportive of her children and emphasized getting an education.
Due to the current Covid restrictions a private family viewing will be held at Glen Lawn Funeral Home on Thursday, March 25, 2021; with cremation to take place right after. A private family interment will be held at Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
The family would sincerely like to thank all the wonderful staff at Kildonan Personal Care Home for all their love and care for Ruth. You truly became like family to us over the years, and we are thankful for all you have done for Mom.

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Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 24, 2021

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