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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.  


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

G R I M E S, Gerald Alister (Gerry)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 29th May 2015 at 12.30pm.

G R I M E S, Gerald Alister (Gerry)

Late of ‘Corrunovan’ Proston, passed away peacefully on Sunday 24th May 2015.

In his 88th year

Beloved husband of Margery. Father and father-in-law of Sally, Richard and Julie (dec’d), Stephen and Cindy and Anne. Cherished ‘Grandad’ of Karla, Lauren and Freddy, Elise and Luke, Sam, Bailey, Matthew, Zoe and Harry. ‘Great-Grandad’ of Lilly, Fred, Ben, Elle and Emily.

Family and friends are invited to attend Gerry’s Funeral Service, to be held within the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 29th May 2015 at 12.30pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s 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

S C H U L T Z, Cyril
Requiem Mass to be held Wednesday 27th May 2015 at 11 am.

S C H U L T Z, Cyril

Late of Proston, sadly passed away peacefully Wednesday 20th May 2015.

Aged 91 years

Beloved brother and brother-in-law of and Mavis, Noel and Yvonne, Colin and Iris, and of the late Leonard, Stanley, Peggy, Josephine and John.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Cyril, to be held in Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Catholic Church, Rodney Street, Proston, Wednesday 27th May 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland 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 E I N K E, Douglas William (Dougy)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 28th May 2015 at 10.30 am.

R E I N K E, Douglas William (Dougy)

Late of Proston, sadly passed away Friday 22nd May 2015.

Aged 93 years

Loving brother of Lorna (dec’d), Artie (dec’d), Dorothy Bauer, Eileen (dec’d) and brother-in-law of Merv Rowse (dec'd). Cherished uncle to Brian Bauer, Linda Bauer, Beverley Lesniewski, Roslyn Kent, Suzanne Fletcher and great-uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dougy’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Proston Lawn Cemetery, Proston-Bridgooda Road, Proston, Thursday 28th May 2015 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 L T E R, Shirley
Funeral Service to be held on Friday 22nd May 2015 at 10.30am.

H A L T E R, Shirley

Late of Kingaroy passed away unexpectedly Monday 18th May 2015.

Aged 79 years

Beloved wife of Kerry. Loved mother and mother-in-law to Michael (dec’d) and Paula (dec’d), Patricia and Richard. Cherished Nanny and great Nanny to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Shirley’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 22nd May 2015 at 10.30 am.

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

L Y M B E R Y, Jesse Willard
Funeral Service to be held Monday 18th May 2015 at 10.30 am.

L Y M B E R Y, Jesse Willard

Late of the Karinya Aged Care Facility, Nanango, passed away peacefully Monday 11th May 2015.

Aged 90 years

Loving husband of Dorothy (dec’d). Cherished step-father to Jack and Tina, Joy and Keith. Beloved grandfather and great-grandfather to their families. Adored brother to Lucy, Pearl (dec'd), Bill (dec'd) and uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jesse’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 18th May 2015 at 10.30 am.

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

Z I N N A, Evoluta Vito (Vic)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 13th May 2015 at 10.30 am.

Z I N N A, Evoluto Vito (Vic)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Auburn NSW, sadly passed away Saturday 2nd May 2015.

Aged 82 years

Loving husband of Shirley (dec’d). Beloved father, step-father, grandfather and great-grandfather to their family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Vic’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 13th May 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Monumental Cemetery.

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

H O O P E R, Jean
Funeral Service to be held Friday 8th May 2015 at 1.30pm.

H O O P E R, Jean

Late of Canowindra , formerly of Nanango passed away peacfully, Monday 4th May 2015 after a long illness.

Aged 83 years

Beloved wife of Rowan. Loved mother and mother-in-law to Kaylene and Darryl Schilf, Glenn and Genevieve Hooper. Cherished and much loved grandmother to Brett and Trent Schilf, Matthew and Ben Hooper.

“Always in our hearts and cherished forever”

Family and friends are invited to attend Jean’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), TODAY , Friday 8th May 2015 at 1.30 pm.

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

P A T T E R S O N, John Richard
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 9th May at 12.00pm.

P A T T E R S O N, John Richard

Late of Nanango formerly of Goondiwindi, passed away peacefully Sunday 3rd May 2015.

Aged 70 years

Much loved husband of Gina. Beloved father to Jacqui, Rick, Trish, Tania, Kelli and Christian. Cherished Pop and uncle to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass to celebrate John’s life, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Saturday 9th May 2015 at 12.00pm.

To be followed by internment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

N E U B A U E R, Stanley George ‘Stan’
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 6th May 2015 at 11.00am

N E U B A U E R, Stanley George ‘Stan’

Late of Kingaroy passed away peacefully, Friday 1st May 2015.

Aged 86 years

Beloved father of Jeff and Greg. Much loved brother and uncle to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Stan’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 6th May 2015 at 11 am.

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

S O U T H, James (Jim/Southy)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 8th May 2015 at 11 am.

S O U T H, James (Jim/Southy)

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Monday 27th April 2015.

Aged 75 years

Loving brother, uncle and ‘Pa’ to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jim’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Murgon Baptist Church, MacAlister Street, Murgon, Friday 8th May 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

W I C K H A M, Margaret Jean
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 29th April 2015 at 1.30 pm.

W I C K H A M, Margaret Jean

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of the Gold Coast, passed away peacefully Friday 24th April 2015.

Aged 81 years

Loving mother of Jennifer, Elizabeth and Andrea. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 29th April 2015 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

B O L D E R Y, Jean
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 28th April 2015 at 11 am.

B O L D E R Y, Jean

Late of Blackbutt, sadly passed away Tuesday 21st April 2015.

Aged 96 years

Loving wife of Jack (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Mark and Christine, Joanne and Frank. Cherished ‘Grandma’ to David, Luke, Ben, Linda, Ricky, Lucy, Catania and Daisy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jean’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, D’Aguilar Highway, Blackbutt, Tuesday 28th April 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Monumental Cemetery.

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