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Born: May 09, 1920

Date of Passing: Aug 27, 2004

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JEAN LORRAINE ATTO May 9, 1920 - August 27, 2004 Jean passed away peacefully on Friday, August 27, 2004 at Concordia Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore, her husband, Jim, in 1975 and her sisters Annabell, Sheila and Connie. She is survived by her son Jeff (Brenda) and her grandchildren Darcy, Majenta, Chyanne, Ashly, Brandon and Rachelle. Jean was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on May 9, 1920, married on February 25, 1953, moved to Winnipeg in 1954, living on Wentworth Ave, then moving in 1956 to Sargent and Beverly until 1959 and then moving to the present address in East Kildonan. Mom worked for PFRA in Saskatchewan. She worked for many years for The Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities. She loved flowers and held Executive positions with both The East Kildonan Garden Club (formerly The East Kildonan Horticultural Society) and The Manitoba Lily Society. More recently, Jean got involved with Flower Arranging, joining the Winnipeg Japanese Flower Arranging Society. She won countless prizes for her beautiful flowers and floral arrangements. Special thanks are extended to the doctors and staff of Concordia Hospital for their compassion and care. At Jeans request, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Manitoba Japanese Cultural Centre, Inc., 180 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 2J9 or the East Kildonan Garden Club, 327 Leighton Ave., Winnipeg, MB R2K 0J8 would be appreciated. Klassen Funeral Home 1897 Henderson - North of McIvor 925-1120

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 29, 2004

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