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Date of Passing: Nov 23, 2001

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KATHERINE ELINOR FURNESS On Friday, November 23, 2001 at her residence Katherine Elinor Furness, aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late James Robert Furness of Winnipeg, MB. Katherine leaves to cherish her memory her children and grandchildren, Robert of Red Deer, AB (wife Barbara and their children, Heather, Robin and Katherine), Duncan of Denver, CO (wife Linda and son Alan), Douglas of Stonewall, MB (wife Nancy and their children, Allison, Gillian and Shannon), Michael of Winnipeg (wife Laurie). Also surviving are two sisters, Margery Alcock of Belmont, MB and Liz Spencer of Winnipeg; two brothers, Henry Bees of Winnipeg and Bill Bees of Vancouver, BC. Kath had a great love of family and derived a great deal of joy and satisfaction from these relationships. Kath was very outgoing, having many friends through bridge, curling, golf and other social activities over the years. She was very proud to have many loving grandchildren with whom she found great joy and happiness. Kath was at peace with herself and satisfied with her lifes accomplishments. We are very grateful to the Palliative Care Group at St. Boniface General Hospital, for supporting our Mom through her illness. She was predeceased by her husband Bob in 1992 and by one sister Beverly. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Katherines life will be held at Leatherdale Gardiner Funeral Chapel, 1501 Waverley St. in Winnipeg on Saturday, December 1 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the St. Boniface Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 8A - 409 Tache Ave. Winnipeg, MB. R2H 2A6. Doyles Funeral Chapel of Carman in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 26, 2001

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