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Date of Passing: Sep 24, 1999

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FREDERICK W. ZILKEY Following a lengthy illness on September 24, 1999 Fred Zilkey, age 80 peacefully passed away at Poseidon Care Centre. Fred will be lovingly remembered by his wife Isobel and children Bryan (Ann), Gary (Dale), Faye (Bill), Ross (Heather) and former daughter-in-law Sharon Zilkey; sisters Eva Bailey and Jo Crampton; sister-in-law Margaret Zilkey; grandchildren Paul (Cari), Kathryn (David), David (Krista) Zilkey, Jennifer (Darcy) Zilkey, Jon Zilkey, Tannis and Tracy Bissett; great grandchildren Daniel, Kendra and Breann Zilkey and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Rod and Bertha Zilkey, brother Arnold Zilkey, brother-in-laws Clarence Bailey and Harold Crampton. Fred and Isobel farmed 19 years northeast of Manitou, Manitoba. He moved to Winnipeg in 1959 to educate his family at University and Faye in Nursing. Fred spent most of his last 35 summers at Lot 5, Blk. 1 in Bird River, Manitoba. He took a lot of pride in his yard and gardens. Fred also enjoyed spending many hours gardening and fishing. He was very helpful neighbor to all. Many thanks to Deer Lodge Respite in T3 and to Poseidon Care Home for their wonderful care in the last two years. A Service of Remembrance will take place Wednesday September 29, 1999 at 2:00 P.M. in the Leatherdale Gardiner Funeral Chapel, 1501 Waverley Street. Pallbearers will be everyone, especially all our neighbours and friends at 659 Ash St. and at Bird River, MB. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Fred Zilkey may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Manitoba Division, 102-310 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba. R3C 0S6. LEATHERDALE GARDINER 1501 Waverley Street 949-4860

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 27, 1999

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