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Born: Jul 21, 1933

Date of Passing: Jun 07, 2023

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July 21, 1933 - June 7, 2023

Dear family & friends:

Our Mom/Grandma passed away peacefully June 7, 2023, at the Riverview Health Centre. We are so grateful for their gentle kindness. Also, the compassionate visits she received daily from Home Care and Palliative Care.

Mom was born in Sandilands, MB to Nellie and John Skobleniuk along with her six siblings, Mary, Bill, Paul, Wally, Peter and Pauline. She was raised in St. Agathe, MB by the Nolette family, Eugene and Rose, where she was lovingly named “Little Orphan Annie”

She and Dad met in Snow Lake, MB and after marrying in 1958, went on a six-month honeymoon. They settled in Thompson, MB in 1963 where their two daughters Daphne and Candace were born and raised.

Mom loved teaching grade 2 at Westwood School, was an active CWL member at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church and most of all loved caring for her family.

In 1989 her and Dad retired to Osoyoos, BC where they enjoyed 14 wonderful years before their hearts pulled them back to Manitoba.

They have three amazing grandsons, Zack 31, Lucas 28, and Joel 15, and two caring sons-in-law, Peter and Troy. Dad/Opa is still living at Calvary Place where he is well cared for and always excited to see us.

Our hearts are filled with so many happy memories. We miss you Mom, but know you are dancing with Jesus in Heaven.

A Celebration of Life will be planned later this fall.

For God so loved the world,

that He gave His only begotten Son,

that whosoever believeth in Him should not parish but have everlasting life.

-John 3:16

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 17, 2023

Condolences & Memories (8 entries)

  • Dear Daphne and family, we are so sorry for your loss but know your Mom is now at peace. She will be greatly missed. - Posted by: Barb and Bob Bancken (Friend) on: Jul 15, 2023

  • Mrs. Heese taught me in grade 2. I remember her fondly. Deep condolences to the Heese family. - Posted by: Carla Inman (Student many years ago ) on: Jul 13, 2023

  • My deepest condolences and sympathies to the entire family on their loss. - Posted by: Olaf Lamerz (Friend ) on: Jul 13, 2023

  • Our deepest sympathy Daphne & Heese familyl. - Posted by: Pat & Gary Wilkie (friends) on: Jul 12, 2023

  • So sorry Bill and family on loss of Anne. I think,of you every now and again and have fond memories of our time when working. When I visit Manitoba again hopefully in the near future I going to come visit you. - Posted by: Al Prosser (Friend) on: Jul 12, 2023

  • So sorry to hear about Ann…..I met Ann through her husband Bill while working at Inco and Ann and I kept in touch via Facebook. Ann was such a gentle soul and was just a beautiful friend inside and out. My sincere condolences to Daphne and Candace and families. She was always so proud of her girls. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time. Big tight hugs❤️🙏 - Posted by: Brenda (Friend) on: Jul 12, 2023

  • Anne was always so kind & always put others 1st in her thoughts & Prayers before herself. I was so fortunate to have her in my life meeting her at St. Bernadette. My sympathies & Prayers go out to the family. - Posted by: Lea Menard (Good Friend ) on: Jun 18, 2023

  • My most sincere sympathies on the loss of your Mom, Daphne. I don’t know if you remember me but when we just kids we played together. Whenever you and your family were visiting Uncle Eugene, I would get a phone to say, “Daphne is over at Uncle Eugene’s, come and play with her.” - Posted by: Darlene Nolette Sorin (Playmate of Daphne) on: Jun 17, 2023

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