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Funeral Notices
Virgo Funerals can arrange for funeral notices to be published in newspapers and/or on radio for our clients. These are charged at whatever the individual newspapers or radio stations charge us.

However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


R O W E, Desmond
Funeral Service, to be held Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 12 noon.

R O W E, Desmond

Late of Kingaroy, Passed away Monday 27th August 2018.

Aged 91 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Desmond’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 12 noon.

There will be a private interment within the Maryborough Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

P E R R E T T, Dorothy Veronica
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 6th September 2018 at 11am.

P E R R E T T, Dorothy Veronica

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Mount Hope Station, peacefully passed away Thursday 30th August 2018.

Aged 102 years

Loving wife of John (dec’d). Adored mother and mother-in-law of Trevor and Bunmee, formerly of Mount Hope and, Glen and Judy of Bowen Fels. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to her grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dorothy’s Funeral Service to be held in the Kingaroy, Church of Christ, crn Haly and Burnett streets, Kingaroy, Thursday 6th September 2018 at 11am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donation to Gideons may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B I S L E Y, Peter John
A Private Cremation Service.

B I S L E Y, Peter John

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Sunday 26th August 2018.

Aged 79 years

Loving husband of Gwen. Beloved father of Cameron, Melissa and Bronwyn. Cherished father-in-law and adored Grandad to his 8 grandchildren.

A Private Cremation Service will be held for Peter as per family request.

A Memorial Service for Peter will be held later with day and time to be advised.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

Š T R A U F, Karla
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 29th August 2018 at 10:30am.

Š T R A U F, Karla

Late of Kingaroy, passed away 23rd August 2018.

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Karel (dec'd). Beloved mother of John, Susan, Kaja, Tony, Julie and Christeena. Beloved sister, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Karla's Funeral Service to be held at the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Ave, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 29th August 2018 at 10:30am.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

G O S S O W, Mervyn Keith (Merv)
Memorial Service to be held Monday 3rd September 2018 at 11.30 am.

G O S S O W, Mervyn Keith (Merv)

Late of Ironpot, passed away peacefully Sunday 26th August 2018.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Marjorie. Beloved father and father-in-law of Bruce and Leanne, David and Alexis, Glen (dec’d), Rodney and Shiralee. Adored grandfather and great-grandfather to their families. Cherished second son of Henry and May Gossow (both dec’d).

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Merv, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 3rd September 2018 at 11.30 am.

A Private Committal Service will be held as per family’s request.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

F L E I S C H F R E S S E R, Darryl Wayne
Funeral Service to be held Friday 31st August 2018 at 10 am.

F L E I S C H F R E S S E R, Darryl Wayne

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 25th August 2018.

Aged 74 years

Loving husband of Gwen. Beloved father and father-in-law of Kerryn, Treena and Mick, Brett and Rebecca. Cherished grandfather of Amelia, Declan, Charlotte, Oliver, Hugh, Mackenzie, Hamish, Jaymin and Tanner.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Darryl’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 31st August 2018 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

M U L C A H Y , William "Bill"
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 30th August 2018 at 11am.

M U L C A H Y , William "Bill"

Late of Nanango, passed away into God's care 15th August 2018.

Aged 58 years

Son of William (dec'd) and Jeanette. Loving husband of Carole. Beloved father of Kirsty, Angela, Amy, Lisa, Nicole, Kimberley and Dannielle. Beloved brother, son-in-law, father-in-law and grandfather.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bill's Funeral Service to be held in Our Lady of Help Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 30th August 2018 at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blind Eye Ministry foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.
To celebrate Bill's life, the family have requested to come dressed in colour.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

G R I L L S, Edna
A Private Cremation Service will be held as per Edna’s request.

G R I L L S, Edna

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 18th August 2018.

Aged 96 years

Loving mother of Robyn (dec’d) and Paul. Cherished by her extended family and will be greatly missed by all.

A Private Cremation Service will be held as per Edna’s request.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S T O L Z E N B E R G, DENISE ELIZABETH
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 20th August 2018 at 11am.

S T O L Z E N B E R G, DENISE ELIZABETH

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Sunday 12th August 2018

Aged 68 years

Dearly loved wife of Dennis. Much loved mother of Rob and Kylie.
Cherished sister and friend to many.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Denise, to be held within the Murgon Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Murgon, Monday 20th August 2018 at 11am.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

F R A N K L I N, Maurice Joseph
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 21st August 2018 at 11 am.

F R A N K L I N, Maurice Joseph

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 15th August 2018.

Aged 89 years

Loving husband of Audrey (dec’d). Beloved father of Michael Trevor (dec’d), Judith, Muriel, Pauline, Maurice A, Daniel and Craig. Cherished grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 19.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for Maurice, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 21st August 2018 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B I S H O P, Merrelyn Joy
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 18th August 2018 at 11:00am

B I S H O P, Merrelyn Joy

Late of Kingaroy Passed away and no longer in any pain Saturday 11th August 2018.

Aged 66 Years

Mother of Shane and Ricky. Grandmother of Elysia and Caelen.

‘Loved sister and friend to many’

Family and friends are invited to attend Merrelyn’s Funeral Service to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church,
Albert Street Kingaroy, Saturday 18th August 2018 at 11:00am. to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

O T T, Athol James
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th August 2018

commencing at 12 noon.

O T T, Athol James

“Jim”

Late of Orana Nursing Home Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 9th August 2018.

Aged 81 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Jim’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held within the Taabinga Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Wednesday 15th August 2018 commencing at 12 noon.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

P E R K I N S, Coral (Peg) nee Trede
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 16th August 2018 at 11 am.

P E R K I N S, Coral (Peg) nee Trede

Late of Murgon, passed into God’s care on 7th August 2018.

Aged 86 years

Loving wife of Neil (dec’d) and Paul (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Leigh, Gail and Wayne. Step-mother to Neil’s family. Much loved grandmother and great-grandmother to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Peg’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 16th August 2018 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Beyond Blue Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

F R I T Z, Wallace Johann (Wal)
Private Cremation Service

F R I T Z, Wallace Johann (Wal)

Late of Proston, passed away at Southern Cross Care Karinya, Nanango, on Tuesday 7th August 2018.

Aged 93 years

Loving husband of Kath (dec’d). Father and father-in-law of Jean, Paul and Joyce, Michael, and David and Rhonda. Grandfather of Nathan, Alexander and Rebekah, and Katrina. Great-grandfather of Tane, Jade and Bella.
Thanks to all the staff at Karinya for their care of Wal during his short stay.

A Private Cremation will be held at the South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, followed by ashes interment at the Coolabunia Columbarium at the Taabinga Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

HOOPER, Rowan Olsen
HOOPER, Rowan Olsen

Late of Orana formerly of Nanango passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday 2nd August 2018.

Aged 88 years

Loving Husband of Jean, (dec’d). Beloved father of Kaylene and Glenn. Cherished father-in-law of Darryl and Genevieve. Adored Poppy to Brett, Matthew, Trent and Ben.
Brother to Marchant, (dec’d), Bryce, (dec’d) and Dallas.

“Always in our hearts and cherished forever.”

Family and friends are invited to attend Rowan’s Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 9 August at 1pm. To be followed by private interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Rural Aid.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H A U G, Hazel Lillian
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 8th August 2018 at 10am.

H A U G, Hazel Lillian

Late of Kumbia and formerly of Stuart Valley, passed away peacefully 2nd August 2018.

Aged 80 years

Loved wife of Alfred (dec’d) and partner of Bob. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Russell and Gayle, Peter and Julie, Tania and Russell. Adored grandma to their families.

“Always Loved Never Forgotten”

Family and friends are invited to attend Hazel’s Funeral Service to be held within Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 8th August 2018 at 10am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer council may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

U S H E R, Rodney
U S H E R, Rodney

Late of Kingaroy, previously of Dubbo, passed away at home on Friday 27th July 2018.

Aged 70 years

A private cremation will be taking place as per Rodney's wishes.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B U R T, Susan Michelle
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 7th August 2018 at 1 pm.

B U R T, Susan Michelle

Late of Wooroolin and formerly of Kilkivan, sadly and peacefully passed away Monday 30th July 2018.

Aged 46 years

Loving wife of Evan. Adored mother of Harry, Callum and Liam. Cherished daughter of Dallas and Cath McCarroll. Beloved sister of Stuart. Daughter-in-law of E’Lane and Bob Burt.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Susan’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 7th August 2018 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

R E E V E S, Mavis
Funeral Service to be held Monday 6th August 2018 at 11am.

R E E V E S, Mavis

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 29th July 2018.

Aged 78 Years

Loving wife of Don (dec'd). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Steven and Janelle, Linda and Craig. Cherished grandmother of Melissa, Stuart, and Zachary.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mavis' Funeral Service to be held in St Michael & All Angel's Anglican Church, Alford St, Kingaroy, Monday 6th August 2018 at 11am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

M A R S H A L L, James George (Jim)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 7th August 2018 at 10 am.

M A R S H A L L, James George (Jim)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 29th July 2018.

Aged 82 years

Beloved father of Jill and Tanya. Cherished father-in-law of James and Tim. Adored grandfather to Carlen, Shannah, Braedon, Hugh, Ewan and Jimmy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Jim, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin street, Nanango, Tuesday 7th August 2018 at 10 am.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au