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IRIS ANNE ARNASON (REYNOLDS)
Born: Apr 28, 1944
Date of Passing: Jul 11, 2021Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
IRIS ANNE ARNASON
April 28, 1944 - July 11, 2021
She leaves to celebrate her life and remember her kind and loving soul - her children, Alice, Signy, Garth and their partners, Darren, Diane and Marcie; her grandchildren whom she loved deeply - Brandon, Ryan, Magnus, Elise and Avee; her sister Alice Turton and sister in-law Sandy Reynolds. She was predeceased by her husband Garth Arnason; mother and father, Phyllis and Henry Reynolds; and brother Robert Reynolds.
Growing up, Mom was an excellent athlete, loved her animals, and spent a lot of time with her mother, Phyllis, whom she loved dearly. As an adult, Mom's deepest joy and fulfillment came from her family and being surrounded by her children and grandchildren in her home as well as at her cottage in Gimli. She was proudest of being a Mom and raised her children to know that they were what was most important in her life. Being an avid sports fan, she never missed her kids' sporting activities and continued this tradition with her grandchildren - especially when it came to hockey. Mom loved gardening and being surrounded by her beautiful flowers and yard, with her pets always alongside. Working at Shaw Cable right up until her sudden passing, Mom was also truly blessed with an extraordinary work ethic and a very sharp mind.
Central in Mom's life was her spiritual beliefs and devotion to God. She will be desperately missed and was loved beyond measure by her children and grandchildren. Life will not be the same without her.
Her family wishes to also express their sincere gratitude to the nurses and doctors on the Acute Cardiac Care Unit at St. Boniface Hospital and their efforts to care for and save our Mom's life. Mom was a beautiful, graceful woman and we all feel blessed to have shared in her life - she was taken from us far too soon. We have faith that she is now looking over us as our guardian angel.
Due to Covid restrictions, a small outdoor funeral service will be held for immediate family with Pastor Michael Kurtz presiding.
In lieu of flowers, we encourage you to donate to a charity of choice.
THOMSON "IN THE PARK"
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 17, 2021
Condolences & Memories (6 entries)
I worked with Iris at Shaw many years ago. She always said how the best times were when her kids were little and all sitting around the table. She made sure to tell me how fast the time goes and to cherish my own kids. She was a hard worker! Sending my condolences to her beloved family ❤️ - Posted by: Laurie Benz (Work friend) on: Jul 18, 2021
Signy, Diane and Avee, We are so sorry for your great loss.> Wishing you comfort and peace! Meguido and Kirsten - Posted by: Meguido and Kirsten (Friends) on: Jul 18, 2021
Iris was a wonderful person. I absolutely loved working with her at Shaw. She always had a smile and asked how I was. I'm going to miss her and I know Shaw Winnipeg will miss her deeply as she was an original and a gem. My Condolences to her family and friends. - Posted by: Kimberly Kaminsky (Co-workwr ) on: Jul 17, 2021
Very sad to here the news. I spent well over a decade with Iris at Shaw and loved every minute. I'll miss the almost daily chat to discuss how the Bombers or Jets were doing. My condolences to the family. - Posted by: Jason Cormier (Co-Worker) on: Jul 17, 2021
We are truly saddened to hear of this news. Our sincere condolences to Signy, Diane, Avée and family. Thinking of you during this difficult time. - Posted by: Claude and Fernando (Friend ) on: Jul 17, 2021
Signy, Diane and Avee, Losing a mom leaves a huge hole in one's heart. May memories of wonderful times spent together fill that void. - Posted by: Maureen and Aaron Penner (Friends) on: Jul 17, 2021
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