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Date of Passing: Mar 22, 2021

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Peacefully on March 22, 2021, Vera Johnson (nee Duncan) formerly of Vogar, Manitoba.
Left to mourn are her son Robert John (Annette), daughters, Dianne Lynn and Carol Elaine, and grandsons, Zachary, Andrew and Ian.
Also surviving are her siblings, Raymond (Doreen), Dorothy and Winston (Gail); in-law Paul (Bev); and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband W. John; her parents, Bert and Winnie Duncan; and siblings, Douglas and Beatrice.
Vera was born in Steinbach, but at a young age moved to Eriksdale, where she grew up and attended school. After finishing her studies at the Central Normal School in Winnipeg, Vera married John, moved to the family farm in Vogar, and taught until they started their family. In the 1980s, they purchased Vogar General Store, which Vera ran until she retired. The couple spent their retirement years in Eriksdale, during which she showed her creativity through her sewing, knitting and quilting.
Vera was a devoted wife and mother. She was a hardworking businessperson and showed kindness, generosity and warmth to those around her.
Thanks to the staff of the Lundar Personal Care Home for their care and kindness. It was deeply appreciated.
A memorial service will follow.
No flowers please; donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements by:
Ashern - Lundar

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 27, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Such a kind, graceful beautiful lady. Our community has lost another true pillar of the area. I will never forget you my dear friend. Go rest high - your job is done and done well. Sincerest Condolences to your family. Much Love, LJ - Posted by: Linden Johnson (friend/cousin) on: Apr 16, 2021

  • Vera was such a nice person and it was a joy to deal with her on a business and personal level. My condolences go out to John Jr. and the family! - Posted by: Fred Letain (Friend) on: Mar 29, 2021

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