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Funeral Notices
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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

W E S E N E R, Ellen Elizabeth (nee Lucas)
Funerals Service to be held Friday 7th July at 11 am

W E S E N E R, Ellen Elizabeth (nee Lucas)

Late of Crows Nest, formerly of Nanango, Toogoolawah, Gympie and Murgon peacefully passed away Friday 30th June 2017.

Aged 86 Years

Dearly beloved Wife of Arthur (dec’d). Loved Mother and Mother-in-law of May and Graham, Rubin (dec’d)and Robert (dec’d), Trevor and Pep, Beryl and Ken, Owen, Michelle, Paul (dec’d) and Maree, Brian and Liz. Treasured Grandma, Nana and Great-grandma to their families.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Ellen’s Life to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street Nanango Friday 7th July 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia Foundation is to be considered with donation 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 D M A N, Alice Ionie
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 5th July 2017 at 11.30am.

R E D M A N, Alice Ionie

Late of Durong, passed away Tuesday 27th June 2017.

Aged 100 years

Loving wife of Malcolm (dec’d), Mother and mother in-law of Malcolm and Diane, Margaret and Frank, Alan and Tonia and families.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Alice’s Life to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga cemetery) Wednesday 5th July 2017 at 11:30am. 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

A R G E N T, Anne
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 10.30am.

A R G E N T, Anne

Late of Goomeri, peacefully passed away Wednesday 7th June 2017

Aged 99 Years and 11 Months

Wife to Keith (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Shirley (dec'd), Robert (dec'd) and Lyn, Brenda and David, Peter and Lorraine. Beloved grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Anne’s Life at Anglican Church of the Epiphany, Hodge Street Goomeri. Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 10.30am.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart 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

M O R G A N, Richard George
M O R G A N, Richard George

Late of Taabinga Village, peacefully passed away Monday 26th June 2017

Aged 77 Years and 11 Months

Loving husband to Dorothy, cherished father and father-in-law to Sharon and Ken, Bob, Teresa and Lindsay, Nathan and Amanda. Beloved poppy dick to all his grandchildren.

A private cremation has been held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), as per family’s request.

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

M A R T I N, Kevin John
Memorial Service to be held on Friday 30th June 2017

M A R T I N, Kevin John

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

Aged 80 years

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Memorial Service, to held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 30th June 2017 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers donation to The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation may be considered with donation envelopes available at the Service.

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

B O W A T E R, Douglas Frederick Wilson (Doug)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 10.30am.

B O W A T E R, Douglas Frederick Wilson (Doug)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Saturday 17th June 2017.

Aged 74 Years

Loving husband to Cathee, beloved brother of Colin James.
Cherished father of Vicki, Kay and Adam.
Adored Papa to Daniel, Alysha, Kyia, Mitchel, Chris, Kerri, Jessica, Wade, Sherrie, Dylan, Grace, Lily, Jessie and Reanna. Wonderful great grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Doug’s life, to held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 10.30am

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

T U R M A I N E, Danielle (Dan)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 23rd June 2017 at 10.30 am.

T U R M A I N E, Danielle (Dan)

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away on Friday 16th of June 2017.

Aged 49 years

Loved wife of Andy and mother of Brendan, Shelley and Nick. Loved daughter of Doris and Bill Hewat, and daughter-in-law of Margaret and the late Kevin Turmaine. Much loved NanDan of Maddie, Max and Cooper.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dan’s Funeral Service, to held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 23rd June 2017 at 10.30 am.

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

W A T S O N, Rodger Leslie Barton
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 11 am.

W A T S O N, Rodger Leslie Barton

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Saturday 17th June 2017.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Lois. Loving father and father-in-law of Trish, Mark and Kathleen. Cherished Grandad to Christopher.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Rodger’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Christ Church Anglican Church, Taylor Street, Murgon, Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 11 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

O ‘H A R E, Gary William
Funeral Service, to be held Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 10am

O ‘H A R E, Gary William

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Monday 5th June 2017.

Aged 70 Years

Loved husband of Linda. Adored father of Don and step father to Adam. Father-in-law of Tina and Lisza. Very much loved ‘grandad’ of Jade, Ryan, Josh, Anthony and Aleesha. Much loved brother-in-law and friend to many.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gary’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 10:00 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Care Flight 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

E T H E R I N G T O N, Dennis Walter
Funeral Service to be held Monday 19th June 2017 at 11 am.

E T H E R I N G T O N, Dennis Walter (Denny)

Aged 97 Years

Late of Kingaroy and Proston, peacefully passed away Sunday 11th June 2017.

Beloved father and father-in-law to Shirley and Collin (dec’d), Barry and Noeleen, Susan and Lindsay. Cherished grandfather of seven, adored great grandfather to eighteen and great great grandfather to four.

Family and friends are invited to attend graveside service to celebrate Denny’s life at Proston Cemetery, Proston Boondooma Road, Proston on Monday 19th June 2017 at 11am.

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

S H E P H E R D, Brady Robert
Funeral Service to be held Friday 16th June 2017 at 11 am.

S H E P H E R D, Brady Robert

Late of Bowen, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by his loving family, Thursday 8th June 2017.

Aged 12 years

Adored son of Craig and Heidi. Beloved brother of Connor, Harry and Ella.
Cherished grandson of Lynne Vandersee.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Brady’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Yarraman Community Hall, Browne Street, Yarraman, Friday 16th June 2017 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Cemetery.

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

F A I R B R O T H E R, Denice Violet
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 10.30am.

F A I R B R O T H E R, Denice Violet

Late of Kingaroy formerly Brisbane, passed away peacefully Wednesday 7th June 2017.

Aged 81 years

Loving wife of Don (dec’d). Cherished mother and mother-in-law to Lynn and Colin, Philip and Rhonda, Robert and Kaelene, Leesa and Neville, Dennis and Kathy. Adored Gram to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Denice’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 10.30am.

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

P E R K I N S, Jack
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 10th June 2017 at 11 am.

P E R K I N S, Jack

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Monday 5th June 2017.

Aged 90 years

Loving husband of June and Gwen (dec’d). Beloved father of Annette, John, Don, Cyril, Margie, Bev and Jackie. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families. Adored step-father of Neville, Maree and Kerry. Loved and remembered by their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 10th June 2017 at 11 am.

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

P O R T E R, Gladys Merle (Glady)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 7th June 2017 at 10.30am.

P O R T E R, Gladys Merle (Glady)

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 1st June 2017.

Aged 77 Years

Loving wife of Tom (dec’d). Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Brett and Sacha. Adored grandmother to Kaszandra and Samara. Beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to their families.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Glady’s life, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 7th June 2017 at 10:30 am. 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

P E A C O C K, John Lewis (Jack)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th June 2017 at 1.30 pm.

P E A C O C K, John Lewis (Jack)

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Monday 5th June 2017.

Aged 78 years

Loving husband of Margaret. Beloved father and father-in-law of John (dec’d), David (dec’d), Mark, Clyde (dec’d), Matthew and Bec. Cherished Pa to Jacinda, Jade, Ella, Lily and Jack.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 9th June 2017 at 1.30 pm.

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

D A V I D S O N, Faye
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 3rd June 2017 at 10.30am.

D A V I D S O N, Faye

Late of Murgon and previously Ubobo, passed away peacefully Tuesday, 30th May, 2017.

Aged 94 years

Cherished wife of Noel (dec'd). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Barbara and Cyril, Valerie, Noelle and Lee, Shirley and Brett, and Owen. Loving ‘Grandma and Nana’ to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Faye’s life, to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Saturday, 3rd June, 2017 at 10.30 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