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C U L L E N, Ronald James (Ron)
Private Cremation Service

C U L L E N, Ronald James (Ron)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 1st February 2018.

Aged 77 years

Loving and dearly missed father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend.

A Private Cremation Service will take place as per Ron’s wishes.

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

H E H L E N, Robert Louis Arthur
Memorial Service to be held Saturday 3rd February 2018 commencing at 2pm.

H E H L E N, Robert Louis Arthur

Late of ‘Forest View’ Wondai, peacefully passed away Monday 29th January 2018.

Aged 87 years

Beloved husband of Hanna (dec’d). Loving father of John, Joel, Ingrid, Marjorie, Wendy and Eva. Dearly missed by their respected spouse’s, grandchildren and great-grand child.

Family and friends are invited to attend Robert’s Memorial Service, to be held within the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, Tessmans Road, Kingaroy, Saturday 3rd February 2018 commencing at 2pm.

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

B I S T A K, Josef
Funeral Service to be held Monday 5th February 2018 commencing at 10 am.

B I S T A K, Josef

Late of Yarraman, sadly passed away Saturday 27th January 2018.

Aged 72 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Josef’s Funeral Service, to held within the Church of Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Church, Watson and Barr-Smith Streets, Yarraman, Monday 5th February 2018 commencing at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Yarraman Lawn cemetery.

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

S H I E L D S, Richard John
Funeral Service to be held Friday 2nd February 2018 commencing at 11:30am.

S H I E L D S, Richard John

Late of Wondai formerly of Yuleba and Rockhampton, peacefully passed away Thursday 25th January 2018.

Aged 86 years

Beloved husband of Merle (dec’d). Loving father of John, Robert, Murray, Ann, Lynn, their spouses and children.

Family and friends are invited to attend Richards Funeral Service, to be held within Virgos Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery,) Friday 2nd February 2018 commencing at 11:30am.

To be followed by a private Burial within the Wondai Cemetery.

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

R E Y N O L D S, Michael
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 10 am.

R E Y N O L D S, Michael

Late of Murgon, was sadly taken too soon Sunday 21st January 2018.

Aged 63 years

Loving father of Sam. Beloved brother and brother-in-law to Peter and Gillian. Much loved friend to the community.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Michael’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Murgon Town Hall, Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 10 am.

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

L A Y T, Laurel Frances
Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, Saturday 20th January 2018 at 9.30 am. Followed by Interment within the Tewantin Cemetery, Monday 22nd January 2018 at 11 am,

L A Y T, Laurel Frances

Late of ‘Forest View’ Wondai and formerly of Mondure, Tewantin and Wondai sadly passed away Sunday 14th January 2018.

Aged 95 years

Loving wife of Ted (dec’d). Adored mother and mother-in-law of Beth and Clive Weier, Rodney and partner Alice, Diane and Fergus McMaster. Cherished grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families. Beloved Aunt …. but Nanna to all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Laurel’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Saturday 20th January 2018 at 9.30 am.

A further invitation is extended to gather within Tewantin Cemetery, Monday 22nd January 2018 at 11 am, to be reunited with her beloved Ted.

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

H A L L, Stanley “Stan”
Funeral Service, to be held Tuesday 16th January 2018 Commencing at 11am.

H A L L, Stanley “Stan”

Late of Wondai and formerly of Murgon, passed away peacefully Thursday 11th January 2018.

Aged 81 years

Loving husband of Rose, Cherished father and step-father of Greg, Bill, Sue, Donna, Tony, Catherine and Wayne. Loved father in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Stan’s Funeral Service, to be held within the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 16th January 2018 Commencing at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson’s Research 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 A P E R N I C K, Nancy Elaine
Funeral Service, to be held Friday 12th January 2018 commencing at 10:30am.


K A P E R N I C K, Nancy Elaine

Late of Murgon, peacefully passed away Friday 5th January 2018.

Aged 89 years

Loving wife of Roy (dec’d). Mother of Ross and Glenn. Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Nancy’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Friday 12th January 2018 commencing at 10:30am.

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

Q U I N N, James Vannet (Jim)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 11th January 2018 at 10 am.

Q U I N N, James Vannet (Jim)

Late of ‘Forest View’ Wondai, formerly of Blackbutt and Dundee (Scotland), passed away peacefully Saturday 6th January 2018 on his 77th birthday (Dundee time).

Loving husband of Linda. Adored father and father-in-law of Robert and Lena Quinn, Kathryn and Rod Hunt, Ian and Kirsty Quinn. Cherished grandfather of Sam & Elin, James & Hadassah, Oliver & Ashleigh.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jim’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Thursday 11th January 2018 at 10 am.

A further invitation is extended to gather at the Blackbutt Cemetery at 1.30 pm for Jim’s Interment.

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

G R A H A M, Thelma “Joyce” (nee Beresford)
Funeral Service, to be held Tuesday 9th January 2018 commencing at 11am.

G R A H A M, Thelma “Joyce” (nee Beresford)

Late of Goomeri, passed away peacefully Saturday 30th December 2017.

Aged 85 years

Beloved wife of Marshall (dec’d), Loving mum of Robyn, Sherralee, Patricia and Gayle. Adored nanny and great-nanny to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Church of Epiphany Anglican Church, Hodge Street, Goomeri, Tuesday 9th January 2018 commencing at 11am. To be followed by interment within the Goomeri Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donation to the Leukaemia Foundation 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

W I E C K, Trevor
Funeral Service, to be held Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 11am.

W I E C K, Trevor

Late of Kumbia, passed away peacefully Saturday 30th December 2017.
Aged 70 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Trevor’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Kumbia Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Kumbia, Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 11am.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to Blue Care 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

A N D R E W, Glenn Vincent
Funeral Service to be held Monday 8th January 2018 at 1.30 pm.

A N D R E W, Glenn Vincent

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 30th December 2017.

Aged 49 years

Loving husband of Glendi. Beloved father of Ryan and Tahlia. Adored son of Kevin and Florence. Brother to Daryl, Jeff and Mark.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Glenn’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Monday 8th January 2018 at 1.30 pm.

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

G O L D I N G, Nancy Jean
A Private Cremation Service will be held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 11 am.

G O L D I N G, Nancy Jean

Late of ‘Forest View’ Wondai, sadly passed away Monday 25th December 2017.

Aged 96 years

On behalf of Nancy’s Family, a Private Cremation Service will be held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 11 am.

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

M A Y, Jade Morghyn
Funeral Service to be held Monday 8th January 2018 at 10.30 am.

M A Y, Jade Morghyn

Late of Kingaroy, taken too soon.

10 . 3 . 2004 – 23 . 12 . 2017

Aged 13 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Jade’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 8th January 2018 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.
Family request to wear pink or bright colours to celebrate Jade’s life.

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

K E A T E S, Graham Phillip (Peachy)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th January 2018 at 11 am.

K E A T E S, Graham Phillip (Peachy)

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, formerly of Wondai, sadly passed away Saturday 23rd December 2017.

Aged 77 years

Loving son of Phil and Jess Keates (both dec’d). Beloved brother and brother-in-law to Shirley and Len Coulson (both dec’d), Maurice (dec’d), Brian (dec’d) and Jill, Alan (Joe) and Chris. Cherished uncle and great-uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Peachy, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 5th January 2018 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Diabetes 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

B J E L K E – P E T E R S E N, Florence Isabel (Lady Flo) nee Gilmour
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 4th January 2018 at 1 pm.

B J E L K E – P E T E R S E N, Florence Isabel (Lady Flo)
nee Gilmour

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility and formerly of ‘Bethany’ Kingaroy, sadly passed away Wednesday 20th December 2017.

Aged 97 years

Loving wife of the late Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen. Cherished mother and mother-in-law to Meg and Noel Noack, John and Karyn Bjelke-Petersen, Helen and Lester Folker, Ruth and John Cummins. Much loved Granny to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Margaret Gilmour.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lady Flo’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Kingaroy Town Hall, Glendon Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 4th January 2018 at 1 pm.

To be followed by a Private Committal Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Gideons International 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 O W A N, Reginald John (Reg)
Requiem Mass to be held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 10.30 am.

R O W A N, Reginald John (Reg)

Late of Blackbutt and formerly of Brisbane, sadly passed away after a long illness Monday 25th December 2017.

Aged 81 years

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Reg, to be held in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cnr Gladys and James Streets, Blackbutt, Wed 3rd January 2018 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by a Private Interment Service.

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

S M I T H, John Thomas (Joe)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 29th December 2017 at 10 am.

S M I T H, John Thomas (Joe)

Aged 97 years

Late of Nanango and previously of Murgon, St George, Millaroo, Atherton and Kyabram VIC.

Joe has spent his final 2 years in Canowindra ACF, Kingaroy, and died peacefully on Sunday 24th December 2017.

Son of the late Thomas and Christina Smith of Kyabram VIC.

He spent 3 years voluntary active service overseas in WW2, enlisting during 1941.

Father and father-in-law of Virgil and Denise, Bernard and Maureen (dec’d), Brian and Rita, Robin and Chrissie, husband to Muriel Smith (dec’d). A caring grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Joe’s involvement in the horse events on the show circuit were legendary, sponsoring side saddle events over much of south east Queensland

Family and friends are invited to attend Joe’s Funeral Service, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 29th December 2017 at 10 am.

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

C O O P E R, Mary Ann
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 28th December 2017 at 1pm.

C O O P E R, Mary Ann

Formerly of Ukana, Toowoomba. Late of Kingaroy and Nanango, peacefully passed away Tuesday 19th December 2017.

Aged 98 Years.

Loving wife to Leigh (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law to Glynn and Roslyn, Bev (dec’d) and Reg, Neil and Helen, Geoff and Karen. Cherished grandma and great-grandma to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mary’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Thursday 28th December 2017 at 1pm.

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

S T E I N, Robina Jeanette
Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th January 2018 at 11am.

S T E I N, Robina Jeanette

Late of Boondall, peacefully passed away Tuesday 19th December 2017.

Aged 99 and a half years.
Loving wife to alexander (dec’d), cherished mother and mother-in-law to Alexander and Roena, Margaret and John, Carol and Bob, Jeanette, Susanne and Paul, Malcolm and Karen, Robert. Adored Nan and great Nan to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Robina's Funeral Service to be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 16 Lanyon Street, Bracken Ridge on Friday 5th January 2018 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Pinaroo Cemetery, Bridgeman Downs.

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