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How To Cope With Grief
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Funeral Notices
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F O O T E, Beryl Del (Del)
F O O T E, Beryl Del (Del), late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 6th October 2010. Aged 73 years.

Beloved wife of Rob, loving mother of Lyndel and Tricia, loved mother-in-law and grandmother to their families.

Del will be laid to rest in the Memerambi Cemetery at a Private Family Service on Monday 11th October 2010.

“Loved and remembered always”
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B R E T T, Leigh Marqueritha
B R E T T, Leigh Marqueritha, late of Robinson Lane, Wondai, formerly of Macleay Island. Passed away peacefully at Forest View Nursing Care Unit, Wondai, on Thursday 29th September 2010. Aged 86 years.

Beloved widow of Larry, loved mother and mother-in-law of Lance and Susan, Lynsey and Cecil and Nicky, loving grandmother of seven little Australians and adored great-grandmother of Harmony and Lazarus.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Leigh’s Cremation Service to be held in the Baptist Church, Cadell Street, Wondai, on Wednesday 6th October 2010 at 11 am.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
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B L A N C H, Barbara Rachel (Nee Gittins)
B L A N C H, Barbara Rachel (Nee Gittins), late of Murgon. Formerly of Wondai, Tewantin and Speedwell. Passed away in her sleep on Wednesday 29 September 2010. Aged 92 years.

Beloved wife of Harold (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of James and Norma (dec’d), Ian and Jean, Dawn, Graham and Carole, and Leslie and Delma, loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Families and friends are invited to attend Barbara’s Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, on Monday 4th October 2010 at 11 am. To be followed by burial at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery and light refreshments back at the Murgon Uniting Church Hall.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
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S L A T T E R Y, Elaine Adele (Del)
S L A T T E R Y, Elaine Adele (Del), late of Farr home, Kingaroy, formerly of Caloundra and Kumbia. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 29th September 2010. Aged 83 years.

Beloved sisiter of Bob (dec’d), June Rogerson, Col (dec’d), Tup Young, Snow Vidler, Pat Parker (dec’d), Dot McMurdy (dec’d), loving sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt and great-great aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Del’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Friday 1st October 2010 at 11 am.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
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W O L T M A N N, Helena Agnes, ”Nell”
W O L T M A N N, Helena Agnes, ”Nell”, late of Salem Lutheran Rest Home, Toowoomba, formerly of Yarraman, passed away Monday, 27th September 2010, aged 95 years.

Beloved wife of Werner (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Darryl and Glen, Travis and Judy, Jan-Nell and Errol, Shane and Angela and Leigh, loving Nan and Great-Nan to Anna, Paula and Stephen, Melissa, Serena and Troy, Ryan, Ben and Connor, sister and sister-in-law to Brian and Terry.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Nell, to be held in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, corner of Neil and James Streets, Toowoomba, Friday 1st October 2010,10:15am. On conclusion of Mass, Nell will be interred at the Memerambi Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Memerambi, via Kingaroy, at 3:15pm.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
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K O E H L E R, Freidrich Herbert, “Mick”
K O E H L E R, Freidrich Herbert, “Mick”, late of Canowindra, passed away peacefully, Sunday 26th September 2010, aged 97 years.

Loved uncle and great-uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mick’s Funeral Service, to be held in St. John’s Lutheran Church, corner Markwell and Youngman Streets, Kingaroy, Thursday 30th September 2010, at 1:30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
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H O B D E L L, Edward Desmond, “Ted”
H O B D E L L, Edward Desmond, “Ted”, late of Hobdell Road, Upper Yarraman, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday 26th September 2010, aged 75 years.

Beloved husband of Lorraine, loving father of Perry, Sue, Shane, Lennie, Darryl and Warren, loved father-in-law, Poppy and Great-poppy to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Ted’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 1st October 2010 at 2:00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
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T H A M M, Edmund Oscar, (Eddie)
T H A M M, Edmund Oscar, (Eddie),late of Orana Kingaroy, formerly Kumbia, passed away peacefully, Thursday 23rd September 2010, aged 90 years.

Beloved husband of Cath, loving father of Peter, Helen, Rodney, Geoffrey, Kerry and John, loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Eddie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Peace Lutheran Church, Koehler Street, Kumbia, Wednesday 29th September 2010 at 11:00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Kumbia Back Road Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations for Orana Palliative Care Syringe Driver, greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

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

S T E I N H A R D T, David Arthur
S T E I N H A R D T, David Arthur, late of Forest View Wondai, formerly of Lynthorne, Chelmsford, passed away peacefully Thursday 23rd September 2010, aged 73 years.

Beloved father, father-in-law and Poppy. Sadly missed by Tim and Terese, Jocelyn and Phillip Snow, Roseann and Darren Schmidt, Loretta and Brendan Cullinan, Matt and Kyla, Barbara and Scott Weller, Heather and Troy Litzow, Ben, their mother Daphne and 14 grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dave’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Thursday 30th September 2010 at 10:00am, followed by interment at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

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

S H A W, Ronald Douglas (Ron)
S H A W, Ronald Douglas (Ron), late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully, Sunday 19th September 2010, aged 82 years.

Beloved husband of Daisy, loving father, father-in-law and grandfather of Doug and Sally, Geoff and Sandra, Tim and Tara and their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Ron’s Life, to be held in the Church on the Highway (AOG), corner of D’aguilar Highway and Edenvale North Road, Kingaroy, Tuesday 28th September 2010, at 1:00pm. This will be preceded by a Private Family Committal.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

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

S C H L O S S, Margery Joyce (Dolly), nee SCHEUER
S C H L O S S, Margery Joyce (Dolly), nee SCHEUER, late of Orana Lutheran Complex, Kingaroy formerly “Tralee” South Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 19th September aged 87 years.

Beloved wife of Cliff (dec’d), cherished mother of Valerie, Ken, Les and Des, mother-In-law, Nana and Great Nana to their Families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Margery’s Funeral Service to be held at 12766 Nanango Yarraman Road, South Nanango on Tuesday 28th September at 1:30pm.

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

L U B K E, Kathleen May “May”
L U B K E, Kathleen May “May”, late of Brooklands, passed away peacefully, Sunday 12th September 2010, aged 78 years.

Beloved wife of Arthur, loving mother and mother-in-law, of Fay and Russell, Dixie and Keith, Judy and Lance, Grandma and Great-grandma to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend May’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held Monday 20th September 2010, at 2:30pm, at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Brooklands Road, Nanango.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
(inc. South Burnett Funerals & Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

J O H N S T O N, Clarence Vincent (Bob)
J O H N S T O N, Clarence Vincent (Bob), late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully at on Thursday, 16th September 2010. Aged 85 years.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth, loving father and father-in-law of Sharon and Allan Kirstenfeldt, Sandra, Colin, Carol and Bruce Sielaff, Stanley (Dec’d), and Bruce and Sherree, loving grandad and great grandad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bob’s Cremation Service to be held in The Chapel, South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Monday 27th September 2010 at 10.30 am.

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

H E C K, Kevin Howard
H E C K, Kevin Howard, late of Brooklands. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday the 14th September 2010. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Doris, loving father of Barry and Rodney (Dec’d) and their families.

Kevin will be laid to rest in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

F R A N C I S, Dorothy Joyce, “Joyce”
F R A N C I S, Dorothy Joyce, “Joyce”, late of Orana Lutheran Complex, Kingaroy, formerly Kumbia and the Gold Coast, passed away Tuesday 14th September 2010, aged 92 years.

Beloved wife of Les (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Graham and Hazel, Roslyn and Ivan (dec’d) Dascombe and Dianne Porter (dec’d), loving Nana and Nana Joyce to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held Tuesday 21st September 2010, at 11:00am, at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy – 07 4162 7988
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www.virgofunerals.com.au

W E N D T, Russell Kevin Charles, (Sgt. Officer in Charge, Nanango Police Station)
W E N D T, Russell Kevin Charles, (Sgt. Officer in Charge, Nanango Police Station), late of Nanango, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Sunday 12th September 2010, aged 52 years.

Beloved husband of Janelle, loving father and father-in-law of Jenna and Trevor, Alex and Kelsie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Russell’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Nanango State High School Assembly Hall, Cairns Street, Nanango, Monday 20th September 2010 at 11:30am, followed by a private family cremation.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy – 07 4162 7988
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B O C H M A N N, Edna Elsie (nee Frohloff)
B O C H M A N N, Edna Elsie (nee Frohloff), late of Cazna Gardens, Sunnybank, formerly South Nanango, passed away peacefully on Friday 10th September 2010, aged 91 1/2 years

Beloved wife of Erich (Dec’d), cherished mother of Marjorie, John, Jeanette and Jillian, mother-in-law, Nana and Great-nana to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Edna’s life, at the Calvary Lutheran Church, McDaniell Street, Yarraman, on Friday 17th September 2010 at 2:00pm. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Cemetery.

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

S E I L E R, James Edward (Jim/Jimmy)
S E I L E R, James Edward (Jim/Jimmy), late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully at Forestview Residential Care Facility, Wondai, on Saturday 11th September 2010. Aged 75 years.

Beloved husband of Patricia, loved father and father-in-law of Noreen and Tony, Arthur and Alison, loving grandfather and great grandfather.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Jim’s Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Uniting Church, 55 Gore Street, Murgon, on Friday the 17th September 2010 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimers Association Queensland in Jim’s memory would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the Funeral Service.

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

J E N S E N, Dorothy Isabel (nee Whitney),
J E N S E N, Dorothy Isabel (nee Whitney), late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully, 11th September 2010, aged 96 years.

Beloved wife of Jens (dec’d), dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Judith, David and Kathy, Ross and Jenny, Graham and Robyn, much loved Nana and Great-nana of their Families.

Family and friends are invited to a Thanksgiving Service celebrating Dorrie’s life, at the Uniting Church, corner of Youngman and Alford Streets, Kingaroy at 11 am on Saturday, 18th September 2010.

This will be preceded by a Family Graveside Service at Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Kingaroy at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorrie’s memory to Kingaroy BlueCare or Gideon’s International.

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

A N D E R S O N - G R I C E, Darby John
A N D E R S O N - G R I C E, Darby John, late of Yarraman. Passed away on Monday 6th September, 2010. Aged 2 years, 10 1/2 months.

Dearly loved son of Jodie and Joanne, loving brother, nephew, cousin and grandchild of their families.

A Cremation Service is being held for Darby at The Chapel, South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Friday the 10th September 2010 at 2 pm.

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