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R E W A L D, Valda Marcia (nee Steinhardt)
Funeral Service to be held 10:30 am on Tuesday, 16 May 2017.

R E W A L D, Valda Marcia (nee Steinhardt)

Late of Murgon passed away 9 May 2017, aged 76.

Wife of Ken, mother and mother-in-law of Ashley, Gavin, Mark and Susan, Gayle Rewald and Greg Horne, Janelle and Trace O'Neill, Helen and Dan Kratzmann. Grandmother of Tiarnee and Brodie O'Neill; Cassie, April and Rebekah Kratzmann; Brayden and Jordan Rewald.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Valda's Funeral Service to be held at St Paul's Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon at 10:30 am on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

L O N G, David Dudley (Dudley)
Private Funeral Service

L O N G, David Dudley (Dudley)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 20th April 2017.

Aged 91 years

Much loved brother, father, grandfather, uncle, and great-uncle to their families.

A private family service has been held for Dudley on Wednesday 26th April 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

A true gentleman whose kindness and wisdom will be remembered

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

D O M M E T T, Laurence Sidney
Private Funeral Service.

D O M M E T T, Laurence Sidney

Late of Karinya Aged Care Facility and formerly of Yarraman, peacefully passed away Wednesday 26th April 2017.

Aged 94 years and 7 months

A Private Funeral Service was held for Laurence on Wednesday 3rd May 2017, attended by his loving family.

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

W O D E, Gertrude (nee Brown)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 10th May 2017 at 11:30 am.

W O D E, Gertrude (nee Brown)

Late of Nanango, peacefully passed away Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Eric (dec'd). Cherished mother. Adored grandmother and beloved great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Gertrude's Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps street, Nanango, Wednesday 10th May 2017 at 11:30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

N O T H D U R F T, Gordon Charles (Jack)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 9th May 2017 at 10.30 am.

N O T H D U R F T, Gordon Charles (Jack)

Late of "Heatherdeen", Tansey and formerly of "Devon Park", Oakey.

Suddenly passed away Sunday 30th April 2017.

Aged 75 years

Beloved husband of Ailsa. Loved father and Father-in-law of Gordon and Kellie, Wayne and Donna, Gary and Sandra. Cherished Poppy to his 7 grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack's Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Tuesday 9th May 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

H A M S, William Jarvis (Bill)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th May 2017 at 11am.

H A M S, William Jarvis
(Bill)

Late of Glencliffe, Kingaroy and Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility. Peacefully passed away Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

Aged 89 Years

Loving husband to Yvonne. Cherished father and father-in-law to Alison and Lindsay, Lindsay and Margie, Ashley and Kylie, Julie and Mark. Beloved Grandpa to Aaron, Joel, Oliver, Bella, Ruby, Chloe, Mitchell, Madaline, Oliver and Elise. Adored brother to Alf (dec'd), May (dec'd), Henry (dec'd) and Irene, and much loved uncle.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Bill's life, to be held in St John's Lutheran Church, Crn Youngman and Markwell Street, Kingaroy on Friday 5th May 2017 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Monumental Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinsons Australia 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 D G E R S, Daphne
Funeral Service to be held Monday 8th May 2017 at 10.30am

R O D G E R S, Daphne

Late of Castra Aged Care, Murgon passed away peacefully on Friday 28th April 2017.

Aged 87 Years.

Loving daughter of Miriam and Herbert (both dec'd), sister of Ken Rodgers (dec'd). Cousin of David O'Neill (dec'd), and Richard O'Neill.

Family and friends are invited to attend Daphne's Funeral Service to be held at the Anglican Christ Church, Taylor Street, Murgon. Monday 8th May 2017 10.30am.

Followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

T R A C E, Mervyn Philip (Merv)
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 6th May 2017 at 11 am.

T R A C E, Mervyn Philip (Merv)

Late of Brooklands, passed away peacefully Sunday 30th April 2017.

Aged 70 years

Loving husband of Charmaine. Beloved father and father-in-law of Brad, Leanne and Pete, Sandra and Neil. Cherished Grandpa to his grandchildren and great-grandchild.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Merv's Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 6th May 2017 at 11 am.

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

S I P P E L, Raymond Arthur (Ray)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 24th April 2017 at 10:30am.

S I P P E L, Raymond Arthur (Ray)

Late of Redgate via Murgon, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Thursday 13th April 2017.

Aged 67 years.

Much loved husband of Marilyn, father and father-in-law of Mark and Jodie, Ashley and Leanne. Cherished Grandad of Jared, Courtney, Shani, and Harry. Loving son of Phyllis and Cecil (dec'd), Brother and brother-in-law of Merle and Geoff Dymock, Helen and Warren O'Neill, Ian and Helen Sippel, uncle, nephew and cousin.

Ray will be sadly missed by his extended family and his many friends within the Murgon community and beyond.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a celebration of Ray's life at his Funeral Service to be held at St Pauls Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Monday 24th April 2017 at 10:30am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

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
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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