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Born: Feb 16, 1931

Date of Passing: Dec 28, 2021

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FEBRUARY 16, 1931 - DECEMBER 28, 2021

Lillian passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children. She will be forever loved and missed by her children, Bill (Linda), Rob (Patrice), Rosemary (Donald) and Teresa Horobec (Bob) as well by her eight grandsons and their families which include her 15 great-grandchildren, and also four step-granddaughters and their families. Lillian is also survived by her dear sister, Gladys MacKay (Arnold).
Mom was employed at Eaton's in her younger years. Once she and Dad married and then had a family, she was a stay-at-home mom until she re-entered the workforce in 1974 for a 20-year career with the Canadian Wheat Board.
Mom and Dad enjoyed camping and traveling to Hawaii and Mexico with family and friends. Mom was the kindest, most thoughtful and sweet woman, always putting others before herself. She was a beautiful person, inside and out. Mom had a great love of God and her family and friends and will be truly missed by all who knew her. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill, in 2014 after 64 years of marriage.
We wish to express our gratitude to the staff at Cornish 6 Misericordia Health Centre for their care and compassion for Mom and for us.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at St. Alphonsus Church, 315 Munroe Ave., Winnipeg. As per COVID protocol, we need to limit to fully vaccinated persons and proof of vaccination is required. Those that wish to join the family virtually, you may do so by visiting the parish's Facebook Page at St. Alphonsus Church – Winnipeg. Interment to follow at Glen Eden Cemetery 4477 Main Street, Winnipeg. Lillian's grandsons will be her pallbearers – Jared, Keith, Stephen, David, Matthew, TK, Eric and Braeden. Flowers gratefully declined; if friends so desire, donations may be made the Manitoba Lung Association or the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba.
Photos and memories can be viewed by visiting Lillian's memorial page at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 08, 2022

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • I just saw your mother's passing in the in memoriam in our CWB Alumni Association newsletter. I worked with Lil many, many years ago. She was such a wonderful, fun lady. So sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Debbie Derksen (co-worker) on: Feb 03, 2022

  • I was thirteen when I moved away from Roberta Ave. but I spent a lot of time with Lillian's daughters at their house as a child and she was always very kind to me. She also made wonderful shortbread. My sympathies to the whole family on your loss. - Posted by: Marilyn Cameron (nee Suderman) (Neighbour on Roberta Avenue) on: Jan 13, 2022

  • So sad to hear this. Lil was a beautiful lady inside and out. My condolences to all of her family. - Posted by: Gaye Letkeman (Co worker ) on: Jan 08, 2022

  • Condolences to all the family. I worked with your mom at the CWB. She was a very nice and kind person. I am glad to have know her. - Posted by: Nadine Parsley (Coworker) on: Jan 08, 2022

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