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Born: Jan 31, 1931

Date of Passing: Nov 20, 2021

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January 31, 1931 - November 20, 2021

We never wanted to say good bye but knowing you are at peace brings comfort to all who loved you. Iris passed away peacefully on Saturday November 20, 2021, at the age of 90.
Iris is survived by three children: Leslie Magura, Darlene Santos (John), Wendy Fischer (Dean), five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and many extended family members. She was predeceased by her husband Walter and daughters, Gail Perras and Debbie McLaughlin.
Iris was born in Saskatchewan, the second of seven children to Marjorie and Gordon Tocher which has all predeceased. Iris's true passion was for her family, she worked as a legal secretary for her entire career. After she retired she became an avid Bridge player and golfer. She also curled for over 35 years. Iris was an amazing listener and her door was always open for a meal or a slice of pie served on her favourite Old Country Rose China. Iris was well known for her infectious laugh and feisty personality. She brought comfort and a sense of calm to those around her. She gave the best hugs and loved being around people.
In keeping with Iris's wishes cremation has taken place.
For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made in memory of Iris to Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and will be missed beyond measure.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 04, 2021

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Iris was a wonderful lady. I enjoyed many golf games at Charleswood Golf club and in several golf tournaments. Lots of social time as well. Lovely lady. - Posted by: Carol Hadley (Friend ) on: Dec 06, 2021

  • We met your Mom when we joined Charleswood Golf Course. She was so friendly, so full of life, so welcoming to new people. Always a smile on her face. Please accept our condolences on the passing of a lovely lady. - Posted by: Mel and Joy Marsh (Friend) on: Dec 05, 2021

  • Darlene ... We are so sorry to hear about Iris's passing. She was a joy to be around. She had such a passion for life. I remember many chats after her golf games and at her dining table with her friend Jean . Sending Love and condolences at this difficult time. - Posted by: Helen & Stan Franz (Friends (Mgmt ) The Westhaven ) on: Dec 04, 2021

  • Words can not express how I feel. Darlene and family I just lost my Mom on October 19 and this just adds to my sorrow. I know how deeply she loved her family. She was a mother to me when I was in Winnipeg. She fought for what she thought was right and didn't back down. We shared many a good times at the golf course. I thought of her often over the years. Visited when in Winnipeg up until her move. She will be dearly missed. My heart goes out to you all. RIP my dear special friend. Lots of memories to hold close. Hugs to all. - Posted by: Joan Sandell (Friend) on: Dec 04, 2021

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