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Funeral Notices
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B I S H O P, Estelle Margaret (Peg)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 17th August 2017 at 2.30 pm.

B I S H O P, Estelle Margaret (Peg)

Late of Coolabunia, passed away Wednesday 9th August 2017.

Aged 89 years

Beloved wife of Reg (dec’d). Loving mother of Jenny, Tom, Margaret, Chris, Mervyn, Peter and Robert. Loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for Peg, to be held in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 17th August 2017 at 2.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

P R A T T, Rita Mary
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 17th August 2017 at 10am.

P R A T T, Rita Mary

Late of ‘Karinya’ Murgon, passed away peacefully into Gods care Friday
11th August 2017.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved wife of Earl. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Paul and Stacey, Helen and Shaun. Cherished nanna to Ashleigh, Tyler, Mitchell, Georgia and Candice. Proud great grand-mother to Oliver, adored sister and sister in-law and Aunty to her families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Rita at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Ave, Murgon, Thursday 17th August 2017 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Parkinsons Society may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

A Y R E, Una Vivien
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 16th August 2017 at 11 am.

A Y R E, Una Vivien (Nee Young)

Late of ‘Orana’, and formerly of Wooroolin, Brigooda, Tin Can Bay, and Kingaroy.

18th February 1926 ~ 8th August 2017

Eldest child of Hem Jen (Harry) and Norah Young (dec’d).

Loving and beloved mother and mother-in-law of Helen and Noel Young, Larry (dec’d) and Robin Franz. Loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Daphne Rossow (dec’d), Wilfred and Heather Young and aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Una’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 16th August 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by a private cremation.
Loved by all who knew her
Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

L I G H T, William Robertson
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 10th August 2017 at 2 pm.

L I G H T, William Robertson (Bob)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away Monday 7th August 2017.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Coral. Cherished father of Jennifer. Much loved poppy, grandfather to Cohen and Keira. Brother and uncle.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bob’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 10th August 2017 at 2 pm. 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

S C H A F F E R I U S, Stanley Keith (Stan)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 8th August 2017 at 11am.

S C H A F F E R I U S, Stanley Keith (Stan)

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Sunday 30th July 2017.

Aged 88 Years

Loving husband of Joyce, cherished father to Gayle (dec’d) and Ian. Much loved Pop to 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Stan’s life at St John’s Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai. Tuesday 8th August 2017 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

B E H R E N S, Margot Ursula
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 10th August 2017 at 10.30am.

B E H R E N S, Margot Ursula

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away 1st August 2017.

Aged 86 Years

Loving wife of Willi (dec’d), cherished mother and mother-in-law to Irmagard and Rod, Annemarie and Simon, Doris and John. Much Loved Nana and great Grandma to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Margot’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 10th August 2017 at 10.30am.

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

N A U M A N N, Hellen May (formerly Krause)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 31st July 2017 at 10.30 am.

N A U M A N N, Hellen May (formerly Krause)

Late of Mondure, formerly of Brisbane and Toowoomba, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday 19th July 2017.

Aged 55 years

Loving mother of Colin and Corey. Beloved partner of Warren. Cherished daughter, sister and aunty.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Hellen’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 31st July 2017 at 10.30 am.

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

H O S K I N S, Nancy Irene
Memorial Service to be held Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 2 pm.

H O S K I N S, Nancy Irene

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 25th July 2017.

Aged 83 years

Loving wife of Malcolm. Beloved mother of Cheryl and Karen.

Nancy will be greatly missed by her extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Nancy’s memorial service to be held in the Church of Christ, Haly Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 2 pm.

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

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

B O N D, Amy
Funeral Service to be held Friday 28th July 2017 at 11.30 am.

B O N D, Amy

Late of Castra Residential Care Facility, Murgon, passed away peacefully Thursday 20th July 2017.

Aged 86 years

Loving wife of Arthur. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Keith and Pat. Cherished Gram to Tammy, Shane and to her great-grandchildren Britan, Hanna and Nicholas. Adored sister, sister-in-law and aunty. Amy will also be missed by her extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Amy's Funeral Service, to be held in St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Friday 28th July 2017 at 11.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

S A N E W S K I, Barry James
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 21st July 2017 at 10:30 am.

S A N E W S K I, Barry James

Late of Goomeri, peacefully passed away Thursday 13th July 2017.

Aged 69 years

Loving husband of Melody. Loving father of Darren, Greg and Andrew.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Barry to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 21st July 2017 at 10:30 am.

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

H A R M, Norman Victor (Norm)
Death Notice

H A R M, Norman Victor (Norm)

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Thursday 13th July 2017.

Aged 94 years.

Loving husband of Glenis. Beloved father of Sandra.
Cherished brother-in-law of Nola Hill.

A Private Cremation Service for Norm has been held as per his request.

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

O ‘ T O O L E, Michael Patrick
Death Notice

O ‘ T O O L E, Michael Patrick

Late of Maidenwell, sadly passed away after a short battle with cancer, less than a week before his 52nd birthday on Tuesday 11th July 2017.

Loving father of Ruth and Michael. Partner of Karen. Cherished brother and brother-in-law of Sean and Krystal. Uncle of Ellodie and Emmett. Beloved son of Betty and Peter.

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

Anyone wishing to attend his wake or to most of us as a celebration of his life, it will be held at 2 pm on Monday 17th July 2017 in Maidenwell.

Please contact Karen on 0424671511 for further information.

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

S A V A G E, Harold William
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 11 am.

S A V A G E, Harold William

Late of Castra, Orana and Ficks Crossing, Wondai, passed away peacefully Wednesday 12th July 2017.

Aged 92 Years

Dearly beloved husband of Adeline (dec’d). Much loved father and father-in-law of Ruth and Lyall Tschirpig, Ann and Glen Sippel, Geoffrey and Shirley, David and Julie. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Harold’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

“A golden heart stopped beating, your hard-working hands put to rest”

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

R A S M U S S E N, Glenda Kaye (nee Nielsen)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 11 am.

R A S M U S S E N, Glenda Kaye (nee Nielsen)

Late of Kumbia, peacefully passed away Wednesday 12th July 2017.

Aged 64 Years

Loving wife to Ivan, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Grant and Olga, Quentin and Sandra, Lachlan. Adored grandmother of Frederick, Marcus and Lincoln.

Family and friends are invited to attend Glenda’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway on Tuesday 18th July 2017 11am.

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

E L L I S, Dianna Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 10.30 am.

E L L I S, Dianna Elizabeth

Late of Nanango and formerly of Sunnybank Hills, Brisbane, passed away unexpectedly Saturday 8th July 2017.

Aged 69 years

Beloved wife of Bob. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Belinda, Steve and Natalie. Adored Nana-Di to Jacquie, James, Tahlia, Katelyn and Emily.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dianna’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 10.30 am.

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

B E I T Z E L, Gordon Victor
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th July 2017 at 1.30 pm.

B E I T Z E L, Gordon Victor

Late of Murgon, peacefully passed away Tuesday 11th July 2017.

Aged 97 years

Loving husband of Audrey. Father and father-in-law of Gayle and Kev, Karen and Kel. Treasured Pop to his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Gordon’s life by attending his Graveside Funeral Service, Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Murgon, Monday 17th July 2017 at 1.30 pm.

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

B Y G R A V E, Robert Douglas (Bruzzy)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 14th July 2017 at 2 pm.

B Y G R A V E, Robert Douglas (Bruzzy)

Late of Blackbutt, passed away peacefully Monday 10th July 2017.

Aged 76 years

Loving husband of Val. Beloved father and father-in-law of Tony and Deb, Kerri and Peter. Adored Pop to Kate, Megan, Tom and Mackenzie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bruzzy’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 14th July 2017 at 2 pm.

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

R A M K E, Gladys
Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th July 2017 at 10 am.

R A M K E, Gladys

Late of ‘Forest View’ Aged Care Facility, Wondai and formerly of Mondure, passed away peacefully Sunday 9th July 2017.

Aged 100 years and 10 months

Loving wife of Bill (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret, Jan and Mark, Noela and Ian, George and Gaynor. Adored grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 11.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gladys’ Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Pring Street, Wondai, Monday 17th July 2017 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Monumental Cemetery.

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

S M I T H, Edith Joyce nee Wesener
Funerals Service to be held Friday 14th July 2017 at 1pm.

SMITH, Edith Joyce nee Wesener

Late of Nanango, peacefully passed away Friday 7th July 2017

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Glen Smith (dec'd), dearly beloved sister of Fred & Ivy Wesener, Arthur (dec'd) & Ellen (dec'd), Elma (dec'd) & Sid Paulsen (dec'd), Ron (dec'd), June (dec'd), Roy (dec'd), Alan Wesener & Evie (dec'd), Merle & Tim Richards, Barry (dec'd). Adored aunty to her many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Edith's Life to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street Nanango Friday 14th July 2017 at 1pm. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Blue Care to be considered, envelopes provided at the service,


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

P R O F K E, June Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Friday 14th July 2017 at 10am.

P R O F K E, June Elizabeth

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 6th July 2017.

Aged 94 Years

Loving wife of Alic (dec’d) and Robert Stevenson (dec'd), cherished mother and mother-in-law of Kevin (dec’d) and Beth, Robert and Patricia. Beloved grandmother and great grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate June's Life to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga cemetery) Friday 14th July 10am.
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