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Date of Passing: Sep 21, 2001

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KATHLEEN CYNTHIA HAIG (nee MAYHEW) Passed away at the Wawanesa Health Centre on Thursday, September 20, 2001 at the age of 87 years, Kathleen Cynthia Haig (nee Mayhew), of Wawanesa, MB. Kathleen was born on November 7, 1913 on the old farm at Wawanesa. She received her early education at Tenterfield School, which was located two miles away from the farm home. After graduation from grade school she attended Teachers College in Brandon. Upon graduation as a teacher, she taught for a number of years in local rural schools including a short term at Tenterfield School. After a few years of teaching she married Jack Haig and they settled on a farm near Ninette. Jack predeceased her in 1972. After Jacks death she went to live with her sister Irene and brother Jacob on the old home farm. Kathleen enjoyed reading and of course having been a teacher was always interested in passing along knowledge to others, particularly young people. Kathleen leaves to mourn her loss, her brother Jack and wife Norah of Winnipeg as well as three nephews, Terry, James and Thomas and spouses. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wawanesa United Church with Rev. Margret Kristjansson officiating. Interment will take place in the Wawanesa Cemetery. Those wishing to make a contribution in Kittys memory may consider the Wawanesa United Church or a charity of their choice. The family wishes to express their thanks to all of the staff at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home, particularly Doctors, Mr. and Mrs. Abell for the wonderful treatment provided to Kathleen, and also her friends and their good wishes. Jamieson Funeral Service of Baldur-Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 24, 2001

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