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Funeral Notices
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However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


P L A T T, Diane Elizabeth
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 9th July 2015 at 10.30 am.

P L A T T, Diane Elizabeth

Late of Goomeri and formerly of Proston, sadly passed away Monday 6th July 2015.

Aged 65 years

Cherished daughter of George and Maud Platt (both dec’d). Much loved sister of Ron, Eddie, Stanley (dec’d), Margaret Angel, Gloria (dec’d), Ken, Dot Graham and Rob. Beloved sister-in-law, aunty and great-aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather at 3 Elliott Street, Goomeri, Thursday 9th July 2015 at 10.30 am, before proceeding to the Goomeri Cemetery for Dianne’s Graveside Funeral Service.

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

O R R E A L, Jamie Darrel
Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th July 2015 at 1.30 pm.

O R R E A L, Jamie Darrel

Late of Blackwater, passed away peacefully Sunday 5th July 2015.

Aged 56 years

Loved husband of Trisha. Beloved father of Natasha, Rebecca, Carissa and their partners. Adored ‘Grandad’ to Shiarna, Savanna, Taniesha, Domanic and Emmett.Cherished eldest son of Darrel (dec’d) and Deloris Orreal, and a wonderful brother to his siblings.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jamie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 10th July 2015 at 1.30 pm.

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

C H A M B E R S, Samuel Norman (Jack)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 11 am.

C H A M B E R S, Samuel Norman (Jack)

Late of Cherbourg, passed away peacefully Monday 29th June 2015.

Aged 72 years

Cherished husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, son, friend and mate.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Cherbourg Community Hall, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

M U R P H Y, Keith William
Celebration of Life Service to be held Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 11 am.

M U R P H Y, Keith William

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 30th June 2015.

Aged 86 years

Loving husband of Eunice (dec’d). Beloved father and father-in-law of John and Darlene, Lynelle and Graham, Greg and Sue. A cherished grandfather of Troy, Lucinda, Amanda, Paul, Natalie, Andrew, Simon and Madison. A much loved great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service for Keith, to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 11 am.

A Private Burial Service will be held at Keith’s request.

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

D O E S S E L, Pearl Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 1 pm.

D O E S S E L, Pearl Elizabeth

Late of Proston, passed away peacefully Saturday 27th June 2015.

Aged 91 years

Loving wife of Fred (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Theo and Joan, Marie and Ernie, Mary and Mark, Peter and Angel. Cherished grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Pearl’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Peter’s Anglican Church, corner Wondai Road and Drake Street, Proston, Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Cemetery.

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

L U C K, Myrtle Hilda
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 10.30 am.

L U C K, Myrtle Hilda

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 25th June 2015.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Len. Beloved mother of Errol. Cherished Grandma of Trent and Liam.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Myrtle’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, corner of Youngman and Markwell Streets, Kingaroy, Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

M A T H I E S O N, Daphne
Memorial Service to be held Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 10.30 am.

M A T H I E S O N, Daphne

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 24th June 2015.

Aged 90 years

Loving wife of Keith (dec’d). Beloved mother of Allan (dec’d) and Yvonne.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Daphne, to be held in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 10.30 am.

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

S A U L (formerly Taylor), Iris May
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 10.30 am.

S A U L (formerly Taylor), Iris May

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Wednesday 24th June 2015.

Aged 91 years

Loving mother of Paul, Wendy, Peter, Jeni and Mark. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Iris, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Tuesday 30th June 2015 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 L T E R S, Desmond Thomas (Des)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 29th June 2015 at 11 am.

W A L T E R S, Desmond Thomas (Des)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 23rd June 2015.

Aged 79 years

Loving husband of Daphne. Beloved father of Duayne, Darelle and Melinda. Cherished father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Des’ Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 29th June 2015 at 11 am.

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

A L B E R T S, Sylvia
Funeral Service to be held Friday 26th June 2015 at 11 am.

A L B E R T S, Sylvia

Late of Wondai passed away peacefully Saturday 20th June 2015

Aged 78 years

Beloved wife of Victor (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Beverly and David, Leann and Ian, Judy and Danny, Patricia and Warren, Dean, Victor and Vicki, Adrian, Gayle and Garry, Tanya and Andrew, Angela and Dwayne.
Cherished nanna, great nanna, aunty, sister to all her family.


Family and Friends are invited to attend Sylvia’s Funeral Service to be at the Wondai Town Hall , Cnr Mackenzie & Scott Streets, Wondai, Friday 26th June 2015 at 11 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

G R E V E T T, Kerry William
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 23rd June 20015 at 2 pm.

G R E V E T T, Kerry William

Late of Wondai passed away peacefully Wednesday 17th June 2015

Aged 68 years

Beloved husband of Glenys. Much loved father of Nigel, brother, brother-in-law and uncle to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Kerry’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 23rd June 2015 at 2pm.


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

B I D G O O D, Melva Ruby
Funeral Service to be held Monday 22nd June 2015 at 10.30 am.

B I D G O O D, Melva Ruby

Late of the ‘Church of Christ’ Aged Care Facility, Crows Nest, formerly of Yarraman, passed away peacefully Tuesday 16th June 2015.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Kevin (Joe). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Rodney (dec’d) and Beverly (dec’d), John, Marilyn and Ken, Ronley and David, Shelley and David. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Friends and family are invited to attend Melva’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Toomey Street, Yarraman, Monday 22nd June 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Yarraman Lawn Cemetery.

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

FUHRMAN-LUCK, Oscar Theodore
Funeral Service to be held on the 13th of July 2015 at 10.00 am.

FUHRMAN-LUCK, Oscar Theodore

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Late of Wondai, formerly Proston passed away peacefully Thursday 11th June 2015.

Aged 96 years

Beloved husband of Elva (dec’d). Loved father to Robin, Edward (dec’d), Mark and Ailson. Cherished granddad, great grandad and father-in-law to all his extended family.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Oscars Life to be held at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Pring Street, Wondai, on the 13th July 2015 at 10.00am to allow all family members to attend.

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 N I P E, Yvonne Zeena
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 16th June 2015 at 11 am.

K N I P E, Yvonne Zeena

Late of Ballogie passed away surrounded by family Tuesday 9th June 2015

Aged 80 years

Beloved wife of Murray. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Dorothy and Lester, Johnny, Rocky and Janine, Mary and Fernando. Cherished Big Nanna of 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Yvonne’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Salvation Army’s Citadel, Alford Street Kingaroy, Tuesday 16th June 2015 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Tingoora Lawn Cemetery.

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

W I L L I A M S, Tom
Funeral Service to be held Friday 12th June 2015 at 2 pm.

W I L L I A M S, Tom

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Chinchilla, sadly passed away Sunday 7th June 2015.

Aged 81 years

Loving husband of Lorna, father and father-in-law of John (dec’d), David and Kim, Janelle, Timothy and Renai, grandfather to Rachael and Chris, Jason, Joshua and Madelynn.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Tom’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 12th June 2015 at 2 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ebenezer Orphanage in Zimbabwe 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

D R A B S C H, Kay Margaret
Funeral Service to be held Monday 15th June 2015 at 10.30 am.

D R A B S C H, Kay Margaret

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Roma, passed away peacefully Tuesday 9th June 2015.

Aged 68 years

Loving wife of Ron. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Astrid, Mark and Tamara, Simon and Casey, Brian and Kathy.

Cherished ‘Nanna’ to her family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kay’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 15th June 2015 at 10.30 am.

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

R O C K E M E R, John
Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th June 2015 at 11 am.

R O C K E M E R, John

Late of Murgon and of ‘The Willow’s’ Booubyjan, sadly passed away Monday 1st June 2015.

Aged 73 years

Loving husband of Joy. Beloved father and father-in-law of Katherine and Greg Bensted, Marie and Chris Rackemann, Neil and Tina Rockemer. Cherished grandfather to Emily and Adam, Grace and Claire, Jasmine, Karl and Samantha.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Friday 5th June 2015 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

T E S S M A N N, Agnes Annie
Funeral Service to be held on Thursday 4th June 2015 at 11 am

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 31st May 2015.

Aged 100 years and 5 months

Beloved wife of Alfred (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Janice (dec’d) and Rohan, Barry and Sue, Wayne and Juliette, Robyn and Philip. Cherished Nana, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Agnes’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Ave, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery) Thursday 4th June 2015 at 11am.

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 L O S S, Elsie Ellen (nee Wittmann)
Funeral Service to be held on Monday 1st June 2015 at 11.30 am.

S C H L O S S, Elsie Ellen (nee Wittmann)

Late of Nanango formerly of Bundaberg and the many places she worked. Passed away peacefully at the Gympie Nursing Centre, Sunday 24th May 2015.

Aged 95 years and 10 months.

Beloved daughter of Ann and Jack Wittmann (both Dec'd)
Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Rose Imison, Brisbane, Ted Thompson, Nanango, Betty and Darcy(dec'd) Williams, Widgee, Bill and Chrissy Schloss, Jandowae, Judy and Bob Collins, Mitchell. Cherished grandma, great grandma and great-great grandma of their families.
Much loved sister and sister-in-law of John and Velma Wittmann, Bill and Esther Wittman, Mary and Otto Kliese, Caroline Wittmann, Fred Wittman and Rhonda, Jim and Betty all deceased. Loving Aunt to her nieces and Nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Elsie's Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street Nanango, Monday 1st June 2015 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.

F I T C H, Brett John
A private Cremation Service has already been held.

F I T C H, Brett John

Late of Kumbia passed away suddenly on the 14th May 2015.

Aged 46 years

Beloved son of David and Jan and brother to Debbie. Much loved father of Matthew and Ashlee. Cherished grandad to all his family.

A private Cremation Service has already been held.

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