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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.  


S A N E W S K I, Barry James
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 21st July 2017 at 10:30 am.

S A N E W S K I, Barry James

Late of Goomeri, peacefully passed away Thursday 13th July 2017.

Aged 69 years

Loving husband of Melody. Loving father of Darren, Greg and Andrew.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Barry to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 21st July 2017 at 10:30 am.

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

H A R M, Norman Victor (Norm)
Death Notice

H A R M, Norman Victor (Norm)

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Thursday 13th July 2017.

Aged 94 years.

Loving husband of Glenis. Beloved father of Sandra.
Cherished brother-in-law of Nola Hill.

A Private Cremation Service for Norm has been held as per his request.

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

O ‘ T O O L E, Michael Patrick
Death Notice

O ‘ T O O L E, Michael Patrick

Late of Maidenwell, sadly passed away after a short battle with cancer, less than a week before his 52nd birthday on Tuesday 11th July 2017.

Loving father of Ruth and Michael. Partner of Karen. Cherished brother and brother-in-law of Sean and Krystal. Uncle of Ellodie and Emmett. Beloved son of Betty and Peter.

A Private Cremation Service will be held as per family’s request.

Anyone wishing to attend his wake or to most of us as a celebration of his life, it will be held at 2 pm on Monday 17th July 2017 in Maidenwell.

Please contact Karen on 0424671511 for further information.

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, Harold William
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 11 am.

S A V A G E, Harold William

Late of Castra, Orana and Ficks Crossing, Wondai, passed away peacefully Wednesday 12th July 2017.

Aged 92 Years

Dearly beloved husband of Adeline (dec’d). Much loved father and father-in-law of Ruth and Lyall Tschirpig, Ann and Glen Sippel, Geoffrey and Shirley, David and Julie. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Harold’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

“A golden heart stopped beating, your hard-working hands put to rest”

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

R A S M U S S E N, Glenda Kaye (nee Nielsen)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 11 am.

R A S M U S S E N, Glenda Kaye (nee Nielsen)

Late of Kumbia, peacefully passed away Wednesday 12th July 2017.

Aged 64 Years

Loving wife to Ivan, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Grant and Olga, Quentin and Sandra, Lachlan. Adored grandmother of Frederick, Marcus and Lincoln.

Family and friends are invited to attend Glenda’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway on Tuesday 18th July 2017 11am.

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

E L L I S, Dianna Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 10.30 am.

E L L I S, Dianna Elizabeth

Late of Nanango and formerly of Sunnybank Hills, Brisbane, passed away unexpectedly Saturday 8th July 2017.

Aged 69 years

Beloved wife of Bob. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Belinda, Steve and Natalie. Adored Nana-Di to Jacquie, James, Tahlia, Katelyn and Emily.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dianna’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 10.30 am.

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

B E I T Z E L, Gordon Victor
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th July 2017 at 1.30 pm.

B E I T Z E L, Gordon Victor

Late of Murgon, peacefully passed away Tuesday 11th July 2017.

Aged 97 years

Loving husband of Audrey. Father and father-in-law of Gayle and Kev, Karen and Kel. Treasured Pop to his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Gordon’s life by attending his Graveside Funeral Service, Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Murgon, Monday 17th July 2017 at 1.30 pm.

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

B Y G R A V E, Robert Douglas (Bruzzy)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 14th July 2017 at 2 pm.

B Y G R A V E, Robert Douglas (Bruzzy)

Late of Blackbutt, passed away peacefully Monday 10th July 2017.

Aged 76 years

Loving husband of Val. Beloved father and father-in-law of Tony and Deb, Kerri and Peter. Adored Pop to Kate, Megan, Tom and Mackenzie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bruzzy’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 14th July 2017 at 2 pm.

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

R A M K E, Gladys
Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th July 2017 at 10 am.

R A M K E, Gladys

Late of ‘Forest View’ Aged Care Facility, Wondai and formerly of Mondure, passed away peacefully Sunday 9th July 2017.

Aged 100 years and 10 months

Loving wife of Bill (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret, Jan and Mark, Noela and Ian, George and Gaynor. Adored grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 11.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gladys’ Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Pring Street, Wondai, Monday 17th July 2017 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Monumental Cemetery.

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

S M I T H, Edith Joyce nee Wesener
Funerals Service to be held Friday 14th July 2017 at 1pm.

SMITH, Edith Joyce nee Wesener

Late of Nanango, peacefully passed away Friday 7th July 2017

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Glen Smith (dec'd), dearly beloved sister of Fred & Ivy Wesener, Arthur (dec'd) & Ellen (dec'd), Elma (dec'd) & Sid Paulsen (dec'd), Ron (dec'd), June (dec'd), Roy (dec'd), Alan Wesener & Evie (dec'd), Merle & Tim Richards, Barry (dec'd). Adored aunty to her many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Edith's Life to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street Nanango Friday 14th July 2017 at 1pm. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Blue Care to be considered, 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 R O F K E, June Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Friday 14th July 2017 at 10am.

P R O F K E, June Elizabeth

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 6th July 2017.

Aged 94 Years

Loving wife of Alic (dec’d) and Robert Stevenson (dec'd), cherished mother and mother-in-law of Kevin (dec’d) and Beth, Robert and Patricia. Beloved grandmother and great grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate June's Life to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga cemetery) Friday 14th July 10am.
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

W E S E N E R, Ellen Elizabeth (nee Lucas)
Funerals Service to be held Friday 7th July at 11 am

W E S E N E R, Ellen Elizabeth (nee Lucas)

Late of Crows Nest, formerly of Nanango, Toogoolawah, Gympie and Murgon peacefully passed away Friday 30th June 2017.

Aged 86 Years

Dearly beloved Wife of Arthur (dec’d). Loved Mother and Mother-in-law of May and Graham, Rubin (dec’d)and Robert (dec’d), Trevor and Pep, Beryl and Ken, Owen, Michelle, Paul (dec’d) and Maree, Brian and Liz. Treasured Grandma, Nana and Great-grandma to their families.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Ellen’s Life to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street Nanango Friday 7th July 2017 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia Foundation is to 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 D M A N, Alice Ionie
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 5th July 2017 at 11.30am.

R E D M A N, Alice Ionie

Late of Durong, passed away Tuesday 27th June 2017.

Aged 100 years

Loving wife of Malcolm (dec’d), Mother and mother in-law of Malcolm and Diane, Margaret and Frank, Alan and Tonia and families.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Alice’s Life to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga cemetery) Wednesday 5th July 2017 at 11:30am. 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

A R G E N T, Anne
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 10.30am.

A R G E N T, Anne

Late of Goomeri, peacefully passed away Wednesday 7th June 2017

Aged 99 Years and 11 Months

Wife to Keith (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Shirley (dec'd), Robert (dec'd) and Lyn, Brenda and David, Peter and Lorraine. Beloved grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Anne’s Life at Anglican Church of the Epiphany, Hodge Street Goomeri. Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 10.30am.

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

M O R G A N, Richard George
M O R G A N, Richard George

Late of Taabinga Village, peacefully passed away Monday 26th June 2017

Aged 77 Years and 11 Months

Loving husband to Dorothy, cherished father and father-in-law to Sharon and Ken, Bob, Teresa and Lindsay, Nathan and Amanda. Beloved poppy dick to all his grandchildren.

A private cremation has been held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), as per family’s request.

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

M A R T I N, Kevin John
Memorial Service to be held on Friday 30th June 2017

M A R T I N, Kevin John

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

Aged 80 years

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Memorial Service, to held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 30th June 2017 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers donation to The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation may be considered with donation 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 O W A T E R, Douglas Frederick Wilson (Doug)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 10.30am.

B O W A T E R, Douglas Frederick Wilson (Doug)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Saturday 17th June 2017.

Aged 74 Years

Loving husband to Cathee, beloved brother of Colin James.
Cherished father of Vicki, Kay and Adam.
Adored Papa to Daniel, Alysha, Kyia, Mitchel, Chris, Kerri, Jessica, Wade, Sherrie, Dylan, Grace, Lily, Jessie and Reanna. Wonderful great grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Doug’s life, to held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 10.30am

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council 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

T U R M A I N E, Danielle (Dan)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 23rd June 2017 at 10.30 am.

T U R M A I N E, Danielle (Dan)

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away on Friday 16th of June 2017.

Aged 49 years

Loved wife of Andy and mother of Brendan, Shelley and Nick. Loved daughter of Doris and Bill Hewat, and daughter-in-law of Margaret and the late Kevin Turmaine. Much loved NanDan of Maddie, Max and Cooper.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dan’s Funeral Service, to held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 23rd June 2017 at 10.30 am.

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

W A T S O N, Rodger Leslie Barton
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 11 am.

W A T S O N, Rodger Leslie Barton

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Saturday 17th June 2017.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Lois. Loving father and father-in-law of Trish, Mark and Kathleen. Cherished Grandad to Christopher.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Rodger’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Christ Church Anglican Church, Taylor Street, Murgon, Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 11 am.

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

O ‘H A R E, Gary William
Funeral Service, to be held Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 10am

O ‘H A R E, Gary William

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Monday 5th June 2017.

Aged 70 Years

Loved husband of Linda. Adored father of Don and step father to Adam. Father-in-law of Tina and Lisza. Very much loved ‘grandad’ of Jade, Ryan, Josh, Anthony and Aleesha. Much loved brother-in-law and friend to many.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gary’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 10:00 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Care Flight 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