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D A W, Kevin Joseph
D A W, Kevin Joseph, late of Yarraman. Passed away, Wednesday 10th August 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 17th August 2011 at 2 pm.

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

N I E L S E N, Nance Edna Grace (Edna)
N I E L S E N, Nance Edna Grace (Edna), late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday 9th August 2011. Aged 94 years.

Beloved wife of Andy (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Beverley (Dec’d) and Ray Maclaren and Shirley and Sydney Hewison, loved ma of Debbie and Helmut, Cheryl and Col, great ma of Liana and Kieran and Ben and Brydie.

A Private Funeral Service has been held as per Edna’s request.

“Loved by us all”

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

B A N D, Leslie Vincent (Les),
B A N D, Leslie Vincent (Les), late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 10th August 2011. Aged 91 years.

Beloved husband of Mavis, loving father and father-in-law of Robyn and Robert Cosier, and Reyon, loving poppy of Enrique and Sharon, Nicolă and Kevin, Aurelia and Chris, Jacinda and Cameron, Naomi and Travis and Kelly, great poppy of Mikaylee, Kyan, Nate, Lilly and Ella, and the impending arrival of a baby girl.

Family and friends are invited to attend Les’ Funeral Service to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, TODAY, Tuesday 16th August 2011 at 11.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Royal Society for the Blind or Diabetes 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

H I L L, Robert Charles,
H I L L, Robert Charles, late of Chermside, formerly Cherbourg. Passed away peacefully at the Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Sunday 31st July 2011. Aged 52 years.

Loving father of Kelli, Kerry-Anne, Robert and loving brother. Missed by Ruth.

Family and friends are invited to attend Robert’s Funeral Service to be held in the Aim Peoples Church, 49 Barber Street, Cherbourg, Friday 12th August 2011 at 10 am. To be followed by a Committal Service at the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

P L A N T, Mervyn Albert
P L A N T, Mervyn Albert, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully Sunday 7th August 2011. Aged 99 years.

Beloved husband of Mollie, loved father and father-in-law of Len and Kay (Dec’d), Don and Carole, Garry & Lisa, loving grandfather and great-grandfather of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mervyn’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, MacTaggart Street, Goomeri, Wednesday 10th August 2011 at 11.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

V O L L E R, Margaret Dorothy
V O L L E R, Margaret Dorothy, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Friday 5th August 2011. Aged 84 years.

Beloved wife of Don (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law Bradley and Olga, Graham and Vibeke, Sally and Trevor, Peter and Jo, Rohan and Myolene, loving grandmother of Alexander, Nina, Maia, and Evie, Jeremy, Bronte and Tim, and Rory.

Family and friends are invited to attend a ‘Celebration of Margaret’s Life’ to be held at St Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 11th August 2011 at 10.30 am. To be followed by a Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers donations to Red Cross 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

F A C E R, Catharina (Rina)
F A C E R, Catharina (Rina),late of Kingaroy, formerly Gympie and Gladstone. Passed away in the loving care of Wondai Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday 3rd August, 2011. Finally at rest, aged 76 years young.

Beloved wife of Harry (Dec’d); dearly loved mother of Karen Knights, Marcus, David and Richard Facer; loving mother-in-law to Anne Facer and David Knights (Dec’d); adored grandmother of Ben, Cal and Alisha Knights; Rachael, Daniel, Jordan and Jack Facer; and Lauren Facer. Much loved sister of Alida, Anne and Robert, sister-in-law and aunt.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service for Rina to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Monday 8th August, 2011 at 2 pm.

A Private Burial has been held.

“The greatest gift is having known and loved you”

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

A S H M O R E, Beryl Jean (Nee Sokoll)
A S H M O R E, Beryl Jean (Nee Sokoll), late of Wondai, formerly Maryborough and Hervey Bay. Passed away suddenly at home, Monday 1st August 2011. Aged 75 years.

Beloved wife of John (Dec’d), loving sister of Merv and Wave. Much loved aunt of Sandy and Peter, Jenny and Shane, Gary and Sue, great aunt to Shaun, Joshua and Ethan, Scott, Stacey, Corie, and partners. Great-great aunt to Madison.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beryl’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 9th August 2011 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia Foundation would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

“We will miss you in our lives Beryl"

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

A N D E R S O N, Dorothy Daphne Meta
A N D E R S O N, Dorothy Daphne Meta, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully at Orana Lutheran Nursing Home, Kingaroy on Friday 29th July 2011. Aged 84 years.

Loving wife of Bob (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Cheryl and Noel, Jennifer and Frank, Mark and Sue and Kathryn and Roland (dec’d). Grandmother of Karen, Cameron, Kent and Nikki. Great-grandmother of Thomas and Kya. Sister and sister-in-law of Mervyn and Val (dec”d).

In God’s Care.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dorothy’s Funeral Service to be held at the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery, on Wednesday 3rd August 2011 at 9:30am.

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

B A S S E T T , Ann Mary
B A S S E T T, Ann Mary, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully Friday 29th July 2011. Aged 79 years.

Wife of Bernie, mother of Sally, Bill and Gill. Mother-in-law of David and Paul, grandmother of Caroline, Ben and Daniel.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ann’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Gayndah Road, Murgon, Saturday 6th August 2011 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Castra Retirement Home in Murgon 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

B A Y L I S, John Wayne
B A Y L I S, John Wayne, late of Nanango. Passed away at home on Thursday 28th July 2011. Aged 75 years.

Loved husband of Laevinia. Loved father of John and Chrissie, Melissa and Mick, Michelle and Glen, Sarah and Scott. Adored Pa of Anthony, Brooke, Brendon, Garry, Krystal, Tiffany, Jasmin, Whitney, Sharlett and grandpa of Jack. Brother to Joan (dec’d), George (dec’d), and Jean and Mervyn.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend John’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, corner of Cairns and Appin Streets, Nanango, Thursday 4th August 2011 at 2pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Care Flight 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

T E M P L E T O N, Ann Gilroy
T E M P L E T O N, Ann Gilroy, late of Kingaroy and formerly Ipswich. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday 26th July 2011 in the care of Kingaroy Hospital. Aged 93 years.

Loving wife of William (Snowy) (Dec’d), loving mother to John, Robert, Catherine, Ann, Christine, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ann’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Wednesday 3rd August 2011 at 12 midday.

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

U N D E R W O O D, Stephen Attwood
U N D E R W O O D, Stephen Attwood, late of Old Esk Road, Taromeo Qld 4306. Passed away peacefully, Saturday 23rd July 2011. Aged 74 years.

Beloved husband of Kathy (Kathleen nee Strutton of Cairns), loved father of Norman, Layle (Dec’d), Rosalyn, Christine and Linda, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of their families. Brother of Brian Underwood (Greenslopes).

Family and friends are invited to attend Stephen’s Committal Service of his ashes to be held as a graveside service at the Blackbutt Cemetery, D'Aguilar Highway between Blackbutt and Benarkin, on Friday 29th July 2011 at 12 midday.

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, Roy Charlie
S C H L O S S, Roy Charlie, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Saturday 23rd July 2011. Aged 84 years.

Beloved husband of Mavis (Dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Kerry, Sharyn and Con Doyle and Peter and Heike, loving grandfather of Dhana, Ashley, Jason and Logan.

Family and friends are invited to attend Roy’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) Friday 29th July at 1 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

R E A L, Constance Thyra
R E A L, Constance Thyra, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 24th July 2011. Aged 91 years.

Beloved wife of Peter (Dec’d), loving mother of Jonathan, Belinda and Deborah (Dec’d) and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Connie’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Thursday 28th July 2011 at 2 pm.

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

J A H N K E, Colin Geoffrey
J A H N K E, Colin Geoffrey, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Friday 22 July 2011. Aged 74 years.

Beloved husband of Maureen, loved father and father-in-law of Ross and Judy, Lester and Veanne, Deborah, Bevan and Leanne, Karen and Lynden, loving grandfather of 12. great grandfather of 10, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Col’s Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, on Thursday 28th July 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Murgon Hospital Palliative Care 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

S O M E R S, Frederick John (Jack)
S O M E R S, Frederick John (Jack), late of Kingaroy and formerly Melbourne, passed away peacefully Wednesday 20th July 2011. Aged 85 years.

Sadly missed by his wife Janette, his children Raymond, Graham, Robert, Stephen (dec’d), Jeffrey and their families.

Rest In Peace.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, on Wednesday 27th July 2011 at 2pm.

Followed by interment at the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

L E D E R H O S E, Donald Herbert
L E D E R H O S E, Donald Herbert, late of Inverell and formerly Kingaroy. Passed away Tuesday 10th May 2011. Aged 78 years.

Beloved husband, father and grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend Donald’s Ashes Interment Ceremony to be held at the Burrandowan Ashes Wall,Taabinga Cemetery, Pioneer Ave, Kingaroy, on Friday 29th July 2011 at 10:30am.

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

R E C K, Kevin Reginald
R E C K, Kevin Reginald, late of Goomeri. Passed away peacefully Thursday 21 July 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Kath, loved father and father-in-law of Jennifer and Ron Howell, Grahame and Sue, Errol and Glenda, Leigh and Keith Kachel, Trevor and Sheri (Dec’d), Wayne (Dec’d) and Jo-anne Wruck, loving grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of 18.

Family and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Funeral Service to be held in the Goomeri Apostolic Church of Qld, Olive Street, Goomeri, on Wednesday 27th July 2011 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

H A R M, Keith Allan
H A R M, Keith Allan, late of Wondai. Passed away peacefully Wednesday 20th July 2011. Aged 76 years.

Lovingly remembered by his wife Shirley, Brett and Carol, Craig and Cindy, Neil and Fay, grandchildren Kirstie, Josh and Amy.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held at the St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Tuesday 26th July 2011 at 1pm. Followed by interment at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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