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Making Arrangements
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How To Cope With Grief
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Funeral Notices
Virgo Funerals can arrange for funeral notices to be published in newspapers and/or on radio for our clients. These are charged at whatever the individual newspapers or radio stations charge us.

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


R I E C K, Mercedes Baui
R I E C K, Mercedes Baui

Late of Murgon, formerly of Manila, Philippines. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 23rd October 2011.

Aged 66 years

Beloved wife of Errol. Loving sister of Romeo (Canada) and Nelia and Ben (Manila), sister-in-law and aunt.

Family and friends are invited to Mercedes’ Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Monday 31 October 2011 at 1 pm. 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

T H O M P S O N, Ruth Edna
T H O M P S O N, Ruth Edna

Late of Nanango and formerly “Alfa Vale”, Nanango. Passed peacefully into God’s care Wednesday 26th October 2011.

Aged 98 years

Loving wife of Walter (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Harold and Nancy, Denise and Virgil, Jan (dec’d) and Max, Malcolm and Kristina. Adored Grandma and Mama to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ruth’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Wednesday 2nd November 2011 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment in the Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

L E E, June Frances (June)
L E E, June Frances (June)

Late of Farrhome, Kingaroy, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, 20th October, 2011.

Aged 87 years

Loving wife of William, who predeceased her in 1993. Beloved mother of Christine and Sherrill. Loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to help Celebrate June’s Life at a Graveside Service to be held at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Wednesday 26th October at 10 am.

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

Q U I N L A N (nee Nothdurft), Betty Margaret
Q U I N L A N (nee Nothdurft), Betty Margaret

Late of Nanango, passed away suddenly Thursday 20th October 2011.

Aged 72 years

Loving wife of Bevan. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Margaret, Darryl and Estelle, Edward, Joanne and Peter, and adored Nanna to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 26th October 2011 at 2 pm. Followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Gideon’s International and Australia 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

R O U T L E D G E, Lawrence Francis (Lawrie)
R O U T L E D G E, Lawrence Francis (Lawrie)

Late of Blackbutt, passed away peacefully, Tuesday 18th October 2011.

Aged 77 years

Beloved husband of Betty, loved father and father-in-law of Keith, Kevin and Desley, Julie and Greg, David and Debbie, Margaret and Harry, loving grandfather of Melanie and Stephanie, James, Stephen, Sean and Melissa, Daniel and Anthony, Elizabeth, Archie and Jenny, and great-grandfather of twelve.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lawrie’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Blackbutt Monumental Cemetery, D’aguilar Highway, Blackbutt, Wednesday 26th October 2011 at 11 am.

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

Z A N E L L A, Dennis John
Z A N E L L A, Dennis John

Late of Ellesmere, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday 15th October 2011.

Aged 34 years

Beloved husband of Trish, loved son of Dennis and Evelyn, loving son-in-law of Michael and Charon and brother of Evelyn.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dennis’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery),Tuesday 25th October 2011 at 11 am.

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

M c C A L L U M, Annie Irene (Irene)
M c C A L L U M, Annie Irene (Irene)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 13th October 2011.

Aged 92 years

Loving wife of Patrick for 71 years. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Judith and Francisco, Margaret and Gary, and Heather. Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Irene’s Funeral Service to help celebrate her life in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 24th October 2011 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Australia 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

M E I K L E, Anthony John
M E I K L E, Anthony John

Late of Merlwood and formerly Bundaberg, passed away tragically Monday 10th October 2011.

Aged 39 years

Loving husband of Libby. Adored father to Joe and Eliana. Much loved son of Bob and Rose. Beloved brother, uncle, nephew, teacher and friend.

Family and friends are invited to attend Anthony’s Funeral Service to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Tuesday 18th October 2011 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sunshine Coast Helicopter Rescue Service would be greatly appreciated, with envelopes available at the church.

A private cremation will be held at the conclusion of service.

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

W E L S H, Florence Eva
W E L S H, Florence Eva

Late of Blackbutt and formerly Melbourne. Passed away peacefully Monday 10th October 2011.

Aged 96 years

Loving wife to Leslie (dec’d). Adored mother to Barbara and Carole.
A private Cremation Ceremony will be held as per family wishes.

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

B O R R O W, Kenneth George
B O R R O W, Kenneth George

Late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully Saturday 8th October 2011.

Aged 66 years

Beloved husband of Jacqueline, loved father of James and Daniel, Caroline, Kim and Katrina, loved father-in-law of Claire and Beth and loving grandfather of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ken’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 12th October 2011 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers donations to Blue Care Murgon would be 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

B U C H A N A N, Irene Rebecca (Becky)
B U C H A N A N, Irene Rebecca (Becky)

Late of Proston. Sadly passed away Wednesday 5th October 2011 at Forest View Retirement Home Wondai.

Aged 93 years

Loving wife of Stewart. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Deirdre and Roy and Rebecca (dec’d). Adored grandmother to Annette, Russell and Jason. Great-grandmother of Imogen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Irene’s Funeral Service to be held at St Peter’s Anglican Church, Wondai Road, Proston, Tuesday 11th October 2011 at 2 pm. Followed by interment in the Proston Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Kids Cancer Research Trust 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 O N A S, Edward John
D O N A S, Edward John

Late of Mt Sheridan, Cairns. Passed away Monday 3rd October 2011.

Aged 62 years

Loving husband of Maud Jane, dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Edward’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 11th October 2011 at 10.30 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

W I L K S, Frederick Edward
W I L K S, Frederick Edward

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully at the Forest View Retirement Home, Wondai, Tuesday 4th October 2011.

Aged 79 years

Loving husband of Kay. Father to Pamelia, Catherine, Frederick, David, Kenneth and Kevin.

Family and friends are invited to attend Frederick’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 7th October 2011 at 2 pm.

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

C O U L S O N, Wilfred Morton
C O U L S O N, Wilfred Morton

Late of 73 Old Chelmsford Road, Wondai. Passed away peacefully Sunday 2nd October 2011.

Aged 89 years

Beloved uncle of Donald (dec'd), Ruby Schilling (Hervey Bay), George Coulson (Nambour), Bruce (dec'd), Garry Coulson (Wondai), Kay Mickan (Caloundra) and their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Wilf’s Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 7th October 2011 at 11 am.

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

M c I N N E S, Mary Matilda
M c I N N E S, Mary Matilda

Late of Canowindra, formerly of “Leawarra”, Boondooma. Passed away Tuesday 27th September 2011.

Aged 87 Years

Beloved wife of Jim (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Lynton, Des and Mary, Graham (Dec’d) and Kaz, Carmel and Shane and Donna and Ricky, loving grandma of Richard, Anita and Chris, Zoe, Sam, Todd and Kit, Jeremy, Joe (Dec’d), Celeste and Maggie, Alex, Jodie and Sara. great-grandmother, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Mary, to be held at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bramston Street, Wondai, Friday 30th September 2011 at 1.30 pm. 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

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