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Funeral Notices
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H U N S L E Y, Mitchell William (Mitch)
Funeral Service, to be held Friday 21st April 2017 at 10 am.

H U N S L E Y, Mitchell William (Mitch)

Late of Wooroolin, tragically passed away Friday 7th April 2017.

Aged 30 years

Adored son of Ian and Sue. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Chris and Glenis, Gavin (dec'd), Jason and Shireen. A loving friend of Elise and Riley. Cherished nephew and cousin.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mitch's Funeral Service, to be held in the Wooroolin Memorial Hall, Bunya Highway, Wooroolin, Friday 21st April 2017 at 10 am. To be followed by a Private Committal Service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Rural Fire Brigade 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

P E T E R S O N, Joyce Irene
Funeral Service to be held in Friday 21st April 2017 at 1.30pm

P E T E R S O N, Joyce Irene

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 13th April 2017.

Aged 95 years

Loving wife to Stan (dec'd). Cherished mother to Graham (dec'd) and Doug. Beloved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to help celebrate in recognition of Joyce's Life in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Friday 21st April 2017 at 1.30pm.

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

F R A N K L I N, Arthur William
Funeral Service to be held in Thursday 20th April 2017 at 10 am.

F R A N K L I N, Arthur William

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday 11th April 2017

Aged 95 years

Beloved husband of Gladys (dec'd). Loving father and father-in-law of June and John, George and Karen. Loving grandfather and great-grandfather to the families.

Family and friends and invited to attend Arthur's Funeral Service to be held in Virgos Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery) Thursday 20th April 2017 at 10 am. To be followed by interment with in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blue Care Nurses 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 H I T B Y, Pearl
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 12th April 2017 at 10.30am.

W H I T B Y, Pearl

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Saturday 8th April 2017

Aged 74 years.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Julie and Brent, Jodi and Brett, Lisa and Rob. Cherished grandma and great grandmother to Alicia, Danielle, Cassandra, Aimee, Emily Jane, Clay, Benny, Ethan, Kaiden, Kiana, Hunter, Jaxson. Beloved sister to her family.

Family and friends are Invited to attend Pearl's Funeral Service to be held in Virgos Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) Wednseday 12th April 2017 at 10.30am.

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 C H M O C K E R, Lyle Francis
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th April 2017 at 10 am.

S C H M O C K E R, Lyle Francis

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Monday 3rd April 2017.

Aged 62 Years

Loving husband of Julie. Adored father and father-in-law to Melissa and Jason, Tammy and Anthony, Jody and Ashley. Beloved son to Mavis and Eddie (dec'd). Cherished brother to Malcolm and loving Grandad (BA) to his 10 beautiful grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Lyle's life in the St John's Lutheran School Hall, Ivy Street, Kingaroy, Monday 10th April 2017 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Peace Lutheran Cemetery Benair.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia Foundation may be considered with donation envelopes will be provided at the service.

O ' B Y R N E, Michael Joseph (Mike)
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 8th April 2017 at 11 am.

O ' B Y R N E, Michael Joseph (Mike)

Late of Murgon, peacefully passed away Saturday 1st April 2017.

Aged 75 Years

Loving husband of Jeanette. Cherished brother to Tony and Noel (dec'd).
Beloved brother-in-law to Linda and Gary, Jimmy (dec'd), Adrienne and Jim, Colin and Janelle,Fiona and Jim. Adored uncle to Adam, Michael, Sean and Andrew.Very much loved great-uncle to Anthony and Aleesha. A friend to many.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Mike's life in St Joseph's Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Saturday 8th April 2017 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Blue Care may be considered with donation 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 E E S, Ronald Adrian
Funeral Service to be held Monday 3rd April 2017 at 1.30 pm.

R E E S, Ronald Adrian

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away Tuesday 28th March 2017.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Norma. Beloved father and father-in-law of Katrina and Al, Sharlene and Keith. Cherished "Grandad" to Joshua and Kaylah. Adored son-in-law of Eileen Horne. Brother to Del, Shirley, Sel and Alf. Brother-in-law and uncle to extended families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for Ronald, to be held in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 3rd April 2017 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

P O T T, Thomas James (Jim)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 4th April 2017 at 1 pm.

P O T T, Thomas James (Jim)

Late of Forestview Nursing Home Wondai and formerly of "Waterton" Kingaroy and Eidsvold, peacefully passed away Monday 27th March 2017.

Aged 90 years

Loving and devoted husband of Clare. Loving father and father-in-law of Stephen, Greg and Lindi, Rita and Malcolm, Carmel and Philip. Cherished grandad to his nine Grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Jim, to be held in St Joseph's Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Tuesday 4th April 2017 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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, Kenneth Roy (Ken)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 3rd April 2017 at 10.30 am.

K A P E R N I C K, Kenneth Roy (Ken)

Late of Chatsworth Gympie and formerly of Tansey, passed away peacefully Sunday 26th March 2017.

Aged 80 years

Loving husband of Bev. Beloved father of Gary, Rohan, Gai (dec'd), and Trina. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Ken's Funeral Service, to be held in St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Monday 3rd April 2017 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

F R A N Z, Donald Stewart (Senior)
Funeral Service, to be held Thursday 30th March 2017 at 11 am.

F R A N Z, Donald Stewart (Senior)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Saturday 25th March 2017.

Aged 70 years

Loving husband of wife Robyn (dec'd). Late son of Reginald and Vivienne.

Cherished father of Trina, Kerrie (dec'd), Stewart and Donald (Junior). Loving grandfather of Johnathon, Joshua, Thomas, Robyn and Chayse. Loving Great-grandfather of Summa, Sharntae and Ruby.

Will be sadly missed by family and friends

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Donald's Funeral Service, to be held in Kingaroy's Uniting Church, Kingaroy, Thursday 30th March 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by an interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals
www.virgofunerals.com.au

C R A N E, Ruby Alice
Requiem Mass to be held Friday 31st March 2017 at 10.30 am.

C R A N E, Ruby Alice

Late of Proston, sadly passed away at home surrounded by her loving family, Saturday 25th March 2017.

Aged 71 years

Beloved mother of Kath, Janee, Des and Patrick. Dear mother-in-law of Kelley and Fon. Cherished "Gran" to Gabriel, Madison, Euan, Michael and Zachary.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Ruby, to be held in St Joseph's Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Friday 31st March 2017 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

A N D R E A, Irene Ellen
Funeral Service to be held Monday 27th March 2017 at 1 pm.

A N D R E A, Irene Ellen

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Tuesday 21st March 2017.

Aged 72 years

Loving wife of Robert. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Natalie, Allison and George, Brendan and Therese. Cherished "Grandma" to Trent, Liam, Renee, Harrison, Dominic, Romi and Imogen.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Irene's Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary's Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 27th March 2017 at 1 pm.

To be followed by a Committal Service within the Taabinga 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 S E N, Shirley Dell
Funeral Service to be held Friday 24th March 2017 at 9:30 am.

T H O M S E N, Shirley Dell

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 21st of March 2017.

Aged 82 years

Loving wife of Kenneth (dec'd). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lindsay, David and Sharon, Gregory (dec'd), Julie and Dean.

Family and friends are invited to attend Shirley's Funeral Service to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery),Friday 24th March 2017 at 9:30 am.

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

K O W I T Z, Colin Bernard
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 24th March 2017 at 1 pm.

K O W I T Z, Colin Bernard

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Wednesday 15th March 2017.

Aged 68 years

Loving son of Bert and Dolly Kowitz (both dec'd). Beloved brother of Les. A great friend to many and will be greatly missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Colin, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 24th March 2017 at 1 pm.

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

W A I R A U, Margaret Valma
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 11am.

W A I R A U, Margaret Valma

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Perth passed away Sunday 12th of March 2017.

Aged 52 years

Loved wife of Dave. Beloved mother and mother- in-law of Daniel, Joseph, Tere, Laura, Rihana and Simaan. Treasured "Nanna" of Seth, Sonny, Slade and Scott.

Family and friends are invited to attend Maggie's Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 11am.

in lieu of flowers attendees are requested to bring coloured balloons to be released at the completion of the Service.
Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

P O L Z I N, William Raymond (Bill)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 1pm.

P O L Z I N, William Raymond (Bill)

Late of Yarraman, suddenly passed away Sunday 12th march 2017.

Aged 78 years

Loving father of Karen, Eleanor and to their respective families and brother to his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill's Graveside Funeral Service to be held within the Yarraman Lawn Cemetery, Kooralgin road, Yarraman,
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 1pm.

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

M O R R I S O N, Edmund Joseph (Ted)
Funeral Service to be held in Wednesday 22nd march 2017

M O R R I S O N, Edmund Joseph (Ted)

Late of Nanango, formerly of Canberra, peacefully passed away Sunday 12th March 2017.

Aged 67 Years

Beloved husband of Dorothea (dec'd) and also of Thida. Loving father and father in-law of David and Jenny and Sharon and Ben. Cherished poppy of Oscar, William, Sophie, Lachlan and Chloe.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ted's Funeral Service to be held in Virgo Funerals Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 22nd march 2017 Commencing at 10am

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

R E D D A N, MBE Hazel Audrey (formerly Huston, nee Greensill)
Celebration of Life Service to be held Saturday 25th March 2017 at 11.30 am.

R E D D A N, MBE Hazel Audrey (formerly Huston, nee Greensill)

Late of "Embracia" Woodford and formerly of Kingaroy, Durong and Wondai, passed away peacefully Sunday 19th March 2017.

Aged 92 years

Beloved wife, mother, mother-in-law, step-mother, sister of 15 (3 of which are surviving), sister-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Hazel's Life, to be held in St Mary's Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Saturday 25th March 2017 at 11.30 am.

A Private Burial will be held prior to the Service.

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

S T E V E N S O N, Kevin Gordon
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 11 am.

S T E V E N S O N, Kevin Gordon

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 9th March 2017.

Aged 72 years

Loving husband of Beth. Beloved father and father-in-law to Tony and Coral, Paul and Lesley, Glen, Joanne, Katharine and Peter. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather to their families. Adored son of Rob Stevenson (dec'd) and June Profke. Brother and brother-in-law to Robert and Tricia.

Relatives 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 the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation 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 S S I, Katrine Ann
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 11 am.

R O S S I, Katrine Ann

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Wednesday 1st March 2017.
Aged 81 years

Loving wife of Orlando (dec'd). Cherished mother and mother In-Law of Maria and John, Tony and Vicki and Paul. Beloved grandmother of Daniel, Joshua, Nikita, Jay, Elisa, Emily, Tayla and Great-grandmother of Chris, Inaya, Issac, Blake and Therese.

"Too dearly loved to be forgotten"

Family and friends are invited to attend Katrine's Funeral Service to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by a Private Burial within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Flying Doctors 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