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Born: Apr 10, 1914

Date of Passing: Aug 13, 2003

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April 10, 1914 - August 13, 2003
Peacefully, on August 13, 2003 at the Selkirk and District General Hospital, Yole Johnson, aged 89 years, of Selkirk, MB, passed away. Yole was predeceased by her loving husband Helgi; daughter Karen Fox; and parents, Fred and Annie Barnard. She is survived by her son David (Michelle) Johnson; grandsons, Scott (Chantal) and Paul Johnson, Rodney and Jason Fox; brother Charles (Vera) Barnard; sister Elaine (Russell) Linklater; brother Gerald (Margaret) Barnard; sister-in-law Laufey Olson.
Yole was born in Montreal and moved to the Selkirk area at a young age. After completing her education, she taught school and then worked as a secretary for the Selkirk Civic Offices for many years. Upon retirement she enjoyed knitting, crocheting and oil painting. At Yoles request cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Special thanks to all the caregivers at the Selkirk District Hospital and Red River Place Personal Care Home for making her last year as comfortable as possible. Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk, in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 17, 2003

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