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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.  


K I E H N E, Olive
K I E H N E, Olive, late of Wondai. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 1st May 2011. Aged 72 years.

Beloved wife of Ron, loved mother and mother-in-law of Shane and Toni, Sue and Craig, Stephen (Dec’d) and Debbie, loving daughter of Olive and Herbert (Dec’d) Wyatt, adored grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and niece of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Olive’s Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Baptist Church, 48 Cadell Street, Wondai, on Wednesday 4th May 2011 at 1 pm. To be followed by interment in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations made to Cancer Council Queensland 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

C O L L I N S, Reba
C O L L I N S, Reba, late of Yarraman. Passed away peacefully at the South Burnett Community Private Hospital Kingaroy on Sunday 1st May 2011. Aged 87 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Roy Herbert Collins, loved mother of Joe, Elva and Sandy, loving granny and grandma of their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Reba’s Graveside Service to be held at the Yarraman Cemetery, Yarraman Kooralgin Road, Yarraman, on Thursday 5th May at 12 midday.

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

D A Y, Vera Wilhelmena
D A Y, Vera Wilhelmena, late of Forestview, Wondai, formerly of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon and Bundaberg. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 28th April 2011. Aged 94 years.

Beloved wife of the late Ernest Day, loving mother and mother-in-law of Nola and Garth Zerner of Murgon and John and Alixe Day of Andover, Massachusetts, USA, loving grandma and great-grandma of Naomi and Jonathan Kotzur, Daniel and Bethany of Kingaroy, Ruth and Gunnar Jonsson, Carl and Elsa of Maleny, Anna and Simon Ellis and Harriet of Balmoral, NSW, Andrew and Katie Zerner, Nathaniel and Jessamy of Murgon, Roderick and Tammi Day of Salem, NH, Cameron Day of Dallas, TX and Alexander Day of Cambridge, MA. Sister of Leslie Tesch of Bundaberg, Robert (deceased), Ivan of Berojonda and Athol (deceased).

Family and friends are invited to attend Vera’s Funeral Service to be held at St John’s Lutheran Church, 30 George Street Bundaberg, on Friday 6th May 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Bundaberg Cemetery.

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

D O Y L E, George James
D O Y L E, George James, late of Nanango. Died peacefully at home, on Monday 25th April 2011. Aged 90 years.

Forever remembered by Anne, Tony, Peter, Mary, Therese, Susan and their Families.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend George’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, 37 Gipps Street, Nanango, on Tuesday 3rd May 2011 at 1 pm. Followed by interment at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to the Cancer Council Qld 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 C B R I D E, Clyde William Neil
M C B R I D E, Clyde William Neil, late of Goodger, formerly Memerambi. Passed away peacefully on
Tuesday 26th April 2011 at the Orana Lutheran Nursing Home, Kingaroy. Aged 74 years.

Clyde will be lovingly remembered by his wife Betty and his children, Bill, Mark, Greg, Leanne, Rob,
and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Clyde’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Catholic
Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy on Friday 29th April 2011 at 2 pm. Followed by interment at the
Memerambi Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Memerambi.

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

S E L L I C K, Vera Cecilia
S E L L I C K, Vera Cecilia, late of Stephens Street West, Murgon and Castra Retirement Home, Murgon. Passed away peacefully at Murgon Hospital Palliative Care, Wednesday 20th April 2011. Aged 71 years.

Loving wife of Graham Walters and Colin Sellick (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Raymond (Dec’d) and Desley, Glenn, Luke and Sherie, loving grandmother of Jay and Jason, Phillip, Jesse and Stephen, Siana, loving step-mother, sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families and adored aunt of Judy and Robert Fuller.

Family and friends are invited to attend Vera’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Kingaroy on Thursday 28th April 2011 at 2 pm.

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

R O U T H, Barry
R O U T H, Barry, late of Lowry Road Nanango. Passed away suddenly Friday 15th April 2011. Aged 62 years.

Beloved partner of the late Edna Sudholz, loving step-father of Antoinette, Roberta, Anton and Curtis (Dec’d), loved step-grandfather of Travis, Quinton and Curtis, Damien, Carle and Gyles, loving brother of Terry and Sheila (England).

Family and friends are invited to attend Barry’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Proston Cemetery, Boondooma Road, Proston on Friday 6th May 2011 at 1 pm.

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

R I P P I N G A L E, Lillian Eveline
R I P P I N G A L E, Lillian Eveline, late of Charleton Esplanade, Torquay. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 19th April 2011. Aged 91 years.

The relatives and friends of the late Ron Rippingale, Valda and Bruce Perkins, Ian and Linda Rippingale and Ross and Rhonda Rippingale and their families are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of his wife, their mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother, Liliian Eveline Rippingale to be held at 11 am at the Murgon Uniting Church, 55 Gore Street, Murgon, Thursday 28 April 2011 and followed by a graveside service at the Murgon Momumental Cemetery.

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

F R E E M A N, Dorothy Olga (Dot)
F R E E M A N, Dorothy Olga (Dot), late of Booval. Passed away peacefully at Canowindra Blue Care, Kingaroy on Tuesday 19th April 2011. Aged 93 years.

Beloved wife of the late Syd Freeman, loved mother and mother-in-law of Narelle and David Watt, loving grandmother of Brad and Julie, Randall and Rachel, loving great-grandmother of Tayla, Jackson, Benjamin, Samuel, Caitlin and Phoebe.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dot’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy on Wednesday 27th April 2011 at 11 am.

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

F R A N K L I N, Glady Jean
F R A N K L I N, Glady Jean, late of Kingaroy. Passed away at the Kingaroy Hospital Friday 15th April 2011. Aged 86 years.

Wife of Arthur, loved mother and mother-in-law of June and John, George and Karen, loving grandmother and great-grandmother of their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Glady’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Thursday 21st April 2011 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

A D A I R, Mary Josephine
A D A I R, Mary Josephine, late of Salisbury, Brisbane formerly of Cooranga North.Passed away peacefully Friday 15th April 2011. Aged 97 years.

Beloved wife of Archie (Dec’d), loved mother of Robert, Allan, Mary, Theresa, Lesley, Terry and Bernadette, loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of their families.

Family and friends and invited to attend Mary’s Funeral Service to be held at St Pius X Catholic Church, 69 Golda Avenue, Salisbury, Wednesday 20th April 2011 at 1 pm. To be followed by interment in the Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

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

H O L M E S, Hewison John (Hewie)
H O L M E S, Hewison John (Hewie), late of Crownthorpe, Murgon. Passed away suddenly Saturday 16th April 2011. Aged 73 years.

Beloved husband of Angela, loved father and father-in-law of Anthony and Jennifer, Kevin, Michelle and Brett, loving granddad of Stephanie, Emma, Charlotte and Hamish, Tanya, Gabrielle and Sarah, loving son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Hewie to be held in St Joseph's Catholic Church, 24 Angel Avenue, Murgon on Thursday 21st April 2011 at 2 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

C A R S E L D I N E, Monica May
C A R S E L D I N E, Monica May, late of Kingaroy and formerly of Crows Nest, Qld. Taken tragically on Monday 11th April 2011. Aged 78 years.

Beloved wife of Cameron, loved mother and mother-in-law of Cameron and Rose, Colleen and Geoff, loving grandma of Brett, Kenny, Thomas, William and Jason, cherished sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Monica to be held at St Matthew's Catholic Church, 20 Creek Street, Crows Nest, on Monday 18th April at 12 midday. To be followed by interment in the Crows Nest Cemetery, Crows Nest.

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

S A V A G E, John Arthur
S A V A G E, John Arthur, late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 13th April 2011 at the Kingaroy Hospital. Aged 76 years.

Loving husband of Dernis and loving father of Peter, Jeffrey and Andrew.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, 37 Gipps Street, Nanango on Friday the 15th April 2011 at 1.30 pm. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

K L E I N, Douglas (Doug)
K L E I N, Douglas (Doug), late of Karinya Home for the Aged, Nanango. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 9th April 2011 at the Kingaroy Hospital. Aged 87 years.

Family and friends are invited to attend Doug’s Graveside Service to be held at the Evergreen Cemetery, Peranga-Evergreen Road, Evergreen via Kulpie on Thursday 14th April 2011 at 10 am followed by Doug’s Memorial Service at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 41 Drayton Street, Nanango at 11.30 am.

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

R E E D, Elva Annie Isabel (nee Crawford)
R E E D, Elva Annie Isabel (nee Crawford), late of Bunya Highway, Kingaroy. Passed away at the Kingaroy Hospital Wednesday 6th April 2011. Aged 92 years.

Beloved Wife of Colin (dec’d), loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Cheryl and Geoff, loving Grandma and Great grandma of Craig and Elaine, Kylie and Shaun, Tiffani, Hannah, Ben and Callum, Sister to Bob (dec’d), Reg (Dec’d) and Doris (dec’d).

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Elva’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Monday the 11th April 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

G R I F F I N, Allan Stephen
G R I F F I N, Allan Stephen, late of Kingaroy. Sadly passed away on Sunday 3rd of April 2011 at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Aged 64 Years.

Much loved Father to De, Darren, Troy, Kory, Brooke, Kelsey, Maddi and Ollie.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Allan’s Funeral service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Saturday 9th of April 2011 at 11am. 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 C H U L T Z, Phyllis Maude
S C H U L T Z, Phyllis Maude, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 3rd April 2011. Aged 84 years.

Dearly loved wife of Percy (Dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Maureen and Glenn Mitchell, loving nana of Graeme and Alicia, Angela and Chris, Kathryn and Michael and great nana of Taylor and Darcy, Hayden and Lochlan, and Daniel, loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friend are invited to Phyllis’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Thursday 7th April 2011 at 10 am.

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

P H I L L I P S, Don Mortlock
P H I L L I P S, Don Mortlock, late of Ipswich, formerly of Proston. Passed away peacefully at the Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower, Brisbane on Saturday 2nd April 2011. Aged 66 years.

Don will be fondly remembered by his wife Beth, children Tony, Michael and Teresa, Brother Chris and Sisters Colleen and Mary.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Don’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, on Thursday, 7th April 2011 at 1 pm.

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

J E S B E R G, Gloria
J E S B E R G, Gloria, late of Kingaroy, formerly of Wondai. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 31st March 2011. Aged 82 years.

Beloved wife of Lindsay (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Darryl and Diane, Garry and Sandy, Karen and Russell Klein, Darlene and John Murphy and Cynthea and Neale Brosnan, loving gran of Benjamin and Christopher, Jordan, Brayden, Kylan and Carissa, Belinda, Alissa, Simon and Candace, Troy, Lucinda and Amanda, Gavin, Erin, Daniel, Liam & Alyce, adored great gran, sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gloria’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Wednesday the 6th April 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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