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


S U C K O W, Veronica Olive (Bonny)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 27th December 2012 at 11 am

S U C K O W, Veronica Olive (Bonny)

Late of South Nanango

Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 19th December 2012

Aged 55 years

Loving husband of Rudy, adored sister, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law and aunt of their familiy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bonny's Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 27th December 2012 at 11 am.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
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S A G E R, Colin
Private Cremation being held Friday 21 December 2012

S A G E R, Colin

Late of Kingaroy formerly of Melbourne

Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 19th December 2012

Aged 88 years

A Private Cremation Service is being held Friday 21st December 2012 with a Memorial Service to follow at a later date for family and friends.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
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W Y A T T, Olive (nee Clarke)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 21st December 2012 at 1 pm.

W Y A T T, Olive (nee Clarke)

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Friday 14th December 2012.

Aged 100 years

Loving wife of Herbert William (dec’d). Beloved mother of Edith (dec’d), Arthur (dec’d), Olive (dec’d), Thelma, Hazel, Neville, Ian, David and Anne. A much loved mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Olive’s Funeral Service to be held in the Wondai Baptist Church, 48 Cadell Street, Wondai, Friday 21st December 2012 at 1 pm. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Monumental Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensland 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

Z E R N E R, Frederick Garth, (known as Garth)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 20th December 2012 at 10.30 am.

Z E R N E R, Frederick Garth, (known as Garth)

Late of Hazeldean, Moondooner, Murgon

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 13th December 2012

Aged 75 years

Beloved husband of Nola Zerner (nee Day), loving father and father-in-law of Naomi and Jonathan, Ruth and Gunnar, Anna and Simon, and Andrew and Katie. Loving grandfather of Daniel and Bethany Kotzur, Carl and Elsa Jonsson, Harriet Ellis, and Nathaniel and Jessamy Zerner. Brother and brother-in-law of Marie and Len Schuurs, and Dorothy and John Heller, and John and Alixe Day.

Family and friends are invited to attend Garth’s Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, on Thursday 20th December at 10:30 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Murgon Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit, with envelopes available at the service.

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

C H I L D S, Joyce Evelyn
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 18th December 2012 at 10.30 am

C H I L D S, Joyce Evelyn

Late of Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully Friday 7th December 2012 surrounded by her loving family.

Aged 79 years

Beloved wife of Bob, loved mother and mother-in-law of Ray and Lil, Will and Shirley, Gayle, Rhonda and David, loving grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 11.

Family and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 18th December 2012 at 10.30 am. To be followed by refreshments at Virgo’s Chapel Courtyard then interment within the Memerambi Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be considered to the Cancer Council Queensland with envelopes available at the service.

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

C R A W F O R D, Colin Neville (Neville)
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 12th December 2012 at 10 am.

C R A W F O R D, Colin Neville (Neville)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Kumbia, passed away peacefully Sunday 9th December 2012.

Aged 71 years

Loving husband of Lorraine. Beloved father and father-in-law of Greg and Belinda, Peter and Karen, Ian and Judy. Much loved grandfather of Nick and Carley, Melissa, Rebecca, Brendan, Samantha and Anthony. Loved brother and uncle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Neville’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 12th December 2012 at 10 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland 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

2012 CHRISTMAS SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE
2012 CHRISTMAS SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE

Virgo Funeral Services (Incorporating South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium) invite all Families and Friends remembering a loved one who has passed, to attend an Ecumenical Christmas Remembrance Service to be held at

Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel
24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy
(Adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery)
Wednesday 12th December 2012 at 6.30 pm.

Refreshments and fellowship on conclusion of this service.

Please R.S.V.P. if attending by Tuesday, 11th December, 2012
~ Ph: 4162 7988 ~

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

L O N S D A L E, Doris Ethel
Funeral Service being held Friday 14th December 2012 at 10.30 am.

L O N S D A L E, Doris Ethel

Late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon, formerly of Proston

Passed away peacefully, Saturday 8th December 2012

Aged 93 years

Beloved wife of the late Ned Lonsdale, loved mother and mother-in-law of Rod and Jenny, Tess (Dec’d), Merle and Floyd Johnson, Bernie and Mary, Greg and Sylvia, Sid and Annette, Matt and Linda, Francis (Dec’d), Wally (Dec’d), Tony and Cecily, and Gay and George Ramke, loving grandmother of 20 and great-grandmother of 29.

Family and friends are invited to attend Doris’s Funeral Service to be held at the Town Hall, Rodney Street, Proston, Friday 14th December 2012 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment in Proston Monumental Cemetery.

“At peace with Ned”

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

G I B S O N, Frederick Thomson (Fred)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th December 2012 at 10.30 am.

G I B S O N, Frederick Thomson (Fred)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Caboolture, passed away peacefully Wednesday 5th December 2012.

Aged 87 years

Loving husband of Margaret. Beloved father of Jim, Mary, Ian, Fred, Margaret, Stewart and Moira (dec’d). Much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Fred’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 10th December 2012 at 10.30 am.

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

G I L L I E S, Hugh Donald (Snr)
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 15th December 2012 at 10.30 am.

G I L L I E S, Hugh Donald (Snr)

Late of Nanango and formerly of Winton, passed away peacefully Tuesday 4th Dececmber 2012.

Aged 62 years

Loving husband of Sally. Beloved father of Michael, Rebecca and Don. Much loved father-in-law, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

“A character who will be missed by all”

Family and friends are invited to attend Hugh’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 15th December 2012 at 10.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland 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

K E R N, Anneliese Hildegard Gerda
Funeral Service being held Thursday 6th December 2012 at 1.30 pm.

K E R N, Anneliese Hildegard Gerda

Late of Blue Care Canowindra Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy,

Passed away peacefully, Sunday 2nd December 2012.

Aged 87 years

Beloved wife of Rudi (Dec’d) and loving mother of Marietta and Michelle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Anneliese’s Funeral Service to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, Corner Youngman and Markwell Sts, Kingaroy, Thursday 6th December, 2012, at 1.30 pm.

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

K A T H, Irvine Sterling
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 6th December 2012 at 9.30 am.

K A T H, Irvine Sterling

Late of Hervey Bay and formerly of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully at the Hervey Bay Hospital, Friday 30th November 2012.

Aged 76 years

Irvine was loved by many and will be sadly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend Irvine’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 5th December 2012 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

VAN DEN ELST, Herman
Funeral Service to be held Friday 7th December 2012 at 10 am.

VAN DEN ELST, Herman

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully, Thursday 29th November 2012.

Aged 74 years

Loving husband of Gloria. Beloved father of Shane and Mandy. Much loved father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Herman’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 7th December 2012 at 10 am.

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

B O Y N T O N, Arthur Montague
B O Y N T O N, Arthur Montague

Late of Taabinga, passed away peacefully, Thursday 29th November 2012.

Aged 85 years

Loving husband of Joyce. Beloved father and father-in-law of Mark and Marian and Lance.

A Private Funeral Service is being 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

H U S T O N, Neil Marcus
Funeral Service to be held Monday 3rd December 2012 at 11 am

H U S T O N, Neil Marcus

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away peacefully, Monday 26th November 2012.

Aged 64 years

Loving husband of Carol. Beloved father of Paul and DJ. Much loved son of Bob (dec’d) and Hazel, and an adored grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Neil, to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Monday 3rd December 2012 at 11 am.

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

M I S S I N G H A M, David John
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 11 am.

M I S S I N G H A M, David John

Late of Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, sadly passed away Saturday 17th November 2012.

Aged 87 years

Loving husband of Margaret (dec’d). Beloved father to Mal.

Family and friends are invited to attend David’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Taabinga Monumental Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 11 am.

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, Beverly Alice (Bev)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 23rd November at 1.30pm

B I S H O P, Beverly Alice (Bev)

Late of Wondai, passed away unexpectedly, Friday 16th November 2012.

Aged 64 years

Loving partner of Malcolm (Bully) Barritt. Beloved mother of Angela and Donna. Adored granma to Zoe, Jaya, Tom and Cailey. Loving sister of Lola Stapleton, Lorna Brockhurst, Susanne Bishop (dec’d), Bill Bishop (dec’d), and Gary Bishop (dec’d). Adored Aunty Bev to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bev's Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 23rd November 2012 at 1.30 pm.

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

F R I T Z, Donald William (Don)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 22nd November at 1 pm.

F R I T Z, Donald William (Don)

Late of Toowoomba and formerly of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully at 3:46am Friday 16th November 2012 in Nambour Hospital.

Aged 90 Years and 3 months

Dearly loved husband to Thelma, father to Russell & Rhonnda. Beloved grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed. He lived a wonderful life, but now has gone home.

Family and friends are invited to attend Don’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 22nd November 2012 at 1pm. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Heart Foundation 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 U I T E N H U I S, Johanes (Hans)
B U I T E N H U I S, Johanes (Hans)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 15th November 2012.

Aged 80 years

He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.

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

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

C O L L I N S, Una Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Monday 26th November 2012 at 1 pm.

C O L L I N S, Una Elizabeth

Late of Blue Care Canowindra Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy. Sadly passed away Monday 12th November 2012.

Aged 80 years

Loving mother of Betty, John and June. Beloved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Una’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 26th November 2012 at 1 pm.

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