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T H O M P S O N, Robert Andrew
T H O M P S O N, Robert Andrew

01.7.1975 to 23.9.2011

Aged 36 years

Late of Gladstone, formerly of Murgon & Alice Springs.

Beloved partner of Suellyn, dearly loved father of Katherine, step-father to Megan and Jordan. Loved son of Christopher (dec'd) and Kathryn and loved brother and brother-in-law of Louise, Patricia and Kris, Mark and Megan. Loved uncle of Kieran & Daniel, "Poppy Rob" to Indiana. Loved Grandson, Nephew and Cousin.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Robert's Requiem Mass at St Joseph's Catholic Church, Murgon on Thursday 29th September at 1.30pm. To be followed by interment at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

Donations to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the church.

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

W I E L A N D, Olive Myrtle (nee Stumer)
W I E L A N D, Olive Myrtle (nee Stumer)

Late of “Wavehill”, Durong South. Passed away peacefully Saturday 24th September 2011.

Aged 86 years

Loving wife of Colin (dec’d). Loved mother and mother-in-law to Denis and Valerie, Victoria and Peter, Gregory and Lorna, Jennifer and Anthony, Gillian and Wayne. Adored grandmother to Naomi, Mathew and Amanda, Nicole and Rebecca, Jade and Jamie, Angus and Jock, Kirk, Sara and Adam. A “special” great-grandmother to Lily, Indy, Mia, Harry, Maddison, Zaphyira and Rusty.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Olive’s Funeral Service to be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Main Street Tingoora, Wednesday 28th September 2011 at 2 pm. To be followed by interment in the Wondai Monumental Cemetery.

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

A T K I N S, Samuel Roy, (Sam)
A T K I N S, Samuel Roy, (Sam)

Late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully at the Wesley Hospital Brisbane, Thursday 22nd September 2011.

Aged 71 years

Beloved husband of Ann, cherished father and father-in-law of James, Suzanne and Fred (dec’d), Margaret (dec’d), Tracey and Ken, Phillip and Leeanne, Maurice and Tracey, Milissa and Alastair, loving pop of Heidi, Maxine, Corey, Harley, Jane, Breanna, Katie, Macey, Nathan and Jaquie (dec’d), Rebakah, Chloe, Chad, Tess, Jamie and Joe.

Family and friends are invited to attend Sam’s Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Friday 30th September 2011 at 11 am.

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

F A H N D R I C H, Roger
F A H N D R I C H, Roger

Late of Blackbutt and formerly Switzerland. Sadly passed away Thursday 22nd September 2011.

Aged 65 years

Loving Husband of Anne-Lise. Much loved Father and Father-in-law to Samantha and Kent, Virginia and Stephen. Grandpappy to Koen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Roger’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 27th September 2011 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Proposed Balckbutt Aged Care Facility c/o Blackbutt RSL would be greatly appreciated 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

S C H L O S S, Lloyd James
S C H L O S S, Lloyd James

Late of Hervey Bay and formerly Cushnie. Passed away peacefully at the Forest View Nursing Home Wondai, Thursday 22nd September 2011.

Aged 86 Years

Loving husband of Joan (dec’d). Much loved father and father-in-law to Athol and Althea, Selwyn and Sue, Roslyn and Lindsay, Kaye and Jeff, Ralph and Kerry. Adored grandpa and great-grandpa to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lloyd’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held in the Garden of Rest, Polson Cemetery, corner of Corser and Barker Streets, Point Vernon, Tuesday 27th September 2011 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Forest View Nursing Home would be greatly appreciated 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

V I D L E R, Lyle Edwin
V I D L E R, Lyle Edwin

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday, 20th September 2011.

Aged 82 years

Beloved Father and Father-in-law of Todd and Chrys, Nerida and Chris, Nijel, Kim, Marcia and Viv, and mother of their children, Mavis. Loved grandad of Shaun and Jade, Adam and Taleah, Jullie, Kate and Andrew.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lyle’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday, 26th September 2011 at 10 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

S T O N E, John Robert
S T O N E, John Robert

Formerly of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully at Gympie, Monday, 19th September 2011.

Aged 92 years

Beloved husband of Vera (dec’d), dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday, 23rd September 2011 at 2 pm. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Monumental Cemetery.

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

C A F F E R Y, Ellen Marie
C A F F E R Y, Ellen Marie

Late of Coolum Beach, formerly of Nanango. Passed away peacefully, Saturday 17th September 2011.

Aged 101 years

Loving wife of Walter (dec’d). Beloved Mother and Mother-in-law to John, Marie and Maurice (dec’d), Leo, Genevieve, Bill and Elizabeth, Noel and Elizabeth, Basil and Sue, Bernie and Julieann, Michael and Fiona. Grandmother and Great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Ellen to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Saturday 24th September 2011 at 1 pm, followed by burial at the Nanango Cemetery.

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

R I M E S, Robert John (Bob)
R I M E S, Robert John (Bob)

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Thursday 15th September 2011. Aged 67 years.

Beloved husband of Ruth, loving father of Robert, Theresa and Margaret, grandfather, brother and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bob’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 22nd September 2011 at 11 am.

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, Arthur Walter (Bill)
E T H E R I N G T O N, Arthur Walter (Bill), late of Stonelands. Passed away peacefully Thursday 15th September 2011. Aged 81 years.

Beloved husband of Del (dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Judith, Gary and Brenda, Geoff and Barbara. Adored Grandy and grandfather to Kellie and Dan, Daniel and Melissa, Matthew and Liam. Great-Granna to Rhianna and Ned.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street Wondai, Wednesday 21st September 2011 at 2:30pm. To be followed by Interment in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

C R E W, Patricia Olive (Pat),
C R E W, Patricia Olive (Pat), late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Home and previously Walter Road Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Thursday 15th September 2011. Aged 92 years.

Loving wife of Ivan (dec’d). Beloved mother to Dianne (dec’d), David, Richard, Malcolm, Paul, Neil, Charmian and Vivienne. Mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Ave Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 21st September 2011 at 11.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

R A A B E, Malcolm Charles
R A A B E, Malcolm Charles, late of Kingaroy. Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday 14th September 2011. Aged 69 years.

Loving husband of Ann, beloved father, father-in-law and grandfather to Shane, Donna, Kerri, Jason, Wade, Kirk, Lindsay and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Malcolm’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy ( adjacent to Taabinga Lawn Cemetery), Tuesday 20th September 2011 at 2.00pm.
To be followed by interment in the Taabinga 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, Keith Raymond
P R A T T, Keith Raymond, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 14th September 2011. Aged 60 years.

Beloved brother and brother-in-law of David and Karen, and Barry, loving uncle of Joanne, Leisa, Mandy and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Tuesday 20th September 2011, at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

A D A M S, Margaret
A D A M S, Margaret, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Tuesday 13th September 2011. Aged 87 years.

Loving wife to Syd (dec’d). Mother to Christine and her family. Sister to Mary (dec’d), Kath, Paul and John (dec’d).

Family and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service and Requiem Mass, to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street Kingaroy, Saturday 17th September 2011 at 11:30 am. Followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

D R A H E I M, Everard Christian "Ev"
D R A H E I M, Everard Christian "Ev". Passed away peacefully in the Care of Cooinda Hostel, Gympie 9th Sept. 2011. Formerly of Douglas Street, Murgon. Aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Draheim. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Rhonda Kahler, Marshall and Annette, Kristine and Martin Tweedie, Kerry (Dec'd), Graeme (Dec'd) and families.

Relatives and friends of Ev and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Kingaroy, Wednesday September 14th 2011 at 10.30 am.

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

B A R T L E T T, Ruby Edith
B A R T L E T T, Ruby Edith, late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Thursday 8th September 2011. Aged 86 years.

Loving wife of Jack, adored mother to Jim, Laurie, Jeff, Pam and Peter. Loving mother-in-law and devoted grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Sister to Fay and Roy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ruby’s Funeral Service to be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street Wondai Thursday 15th September 2011 at 11 am.

Followed by interment in the Wondai lawn Cemetery.

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

T R O U S D E L L (Formerly Smith), Hilary Grace (Grace)
T R O U S D E L L (Formerly Smith), Hilary Grace (Grace), late of Blackbutt. Passed away peacefully Thursday 8th September 2011. Aged 70 years.

Loving wife of Ross. Adored mother to Tony, Wilma, Gale and Granny to Scott, Emma and Kelsy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Grace’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery, D’Aguilar Highway, between Blackbutt and Benarkin, Wednesday 14th September 2011 at 11.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blackbutt RSL, supporting the proposed Blackbutt Aged Care Facility, would be greatly appreciated 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

D U N B A R, Alex John (Lex)
D U N B A R, Alex John (Lex), late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 7th September 2011. Aged 82 years.

Loving husband of Jessie, beautiful father and father-in-law to Marilyn, Helen, Andrew, Robert, Martin and their spouses, treasured grandfather to 14 grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lex’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 12th September 2011 at 10 am. To be followed by a Memorial Service in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon at 1 pm.

“Now released to be with his Lord, we will miss him dearly”

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

T U R N E R, Henry Charles
T U R N E R, Henry Charles, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Monday 5th September 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Doris (Dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Wayne (Dec’d), Trevor and Wendy, Warren and Lindy, and Glen and Rhonda, loving grandfather of David, Shaeleigh and Brett, Adam and Aleisha, Alex and Damian.

Family and friends are invited to attend Henry’s Funeral Service to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, Cnr Markwell and Youngman Streets, Kingaroy, Thursday 8th September 2011 at 1.30 pm. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

A L L E R Y, Alfred Edward (Alf)
A L L E R Y, Alfred Edward (Alf), late of Johnstown. Passed away peacefully at the Murgon Hospital, Monday 5th September 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Olwyn (Dec’d), loving father and father-in-law of Anne and Geoff Runge, Chris and Peter McLaughlin, and John and Jackie Allery, loving pa of Nathan, Mark, Sam, Sarah, Claire, Thomas, Kathleen, Callum, Ryley and Angus and friend to Marcia.

Family and friends are invited to attend Alf’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 9th September 2011 at 2 pm.

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