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T H A M M, Walter Herbert (Wally)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 27th April 2015 at 11 am.

T H A M M, Walter Herbert (Wally)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Kumbia, passed away peacefully Sunday 19th April 2015.

Aged 85 years

Loving husband of Dorrie and of his first wife Beryl (dec’d). Beloved father to Russell, Christopher, Philip, Gregory and Carolyn. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and step-father to the Thamm and Ellem families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Wally’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Peace Lutheran Church, Koehler Street, Kumbia, Monday 27th April 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Kumbia Back Road Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Gideons International In Australia, may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

B R O W N, Claire
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at 1 pm.

B R O W N, Claire

Late of Wattlecamp and formerly of South Port, sadly passed away peacefully Friday 17th April 2015.

Aged 63 years

Loving wife of Barry. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Deb and Greg, Katrina and Scott. Cherished ‘Nana’ to Dylan, Jake, Chloe and Kaleb.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Claire’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at 1 pm.

‘No black, no suits, no ties and no flowers’

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

M c I N T Y R E, Cynthia ‘Diann’
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 20th April 2015 at 11 am.

M c I N T Y R E, Cynthia ‘Diann’

Late of Ipswich and formerly of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 14th April 2015.

Aged 66 years

Beloved wife of Ronald. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Warren and Tricia, Tracey and Andrew, Mark and Vanessa. Cherished Grandma and great-Grandma to all her family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Diann’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Monday 20th April 2015 at 11 am.

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

P E R R Y, Anthony Scott ‘Tony’
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th April 2015 at 10.30am.

P E R R Y, Anthony Scott ‘Tony’

Late of Ballogie passed away unexpectedly Sunday 5th April 2015

Aged 55 years

Loving son of Neville and Patricia (dec’d). Loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Also best mate to Marty, Lesley and their family.
Much loved Dad of Kelly, Jodie, Rachel, Megan, Gus and Grand Pappy to all their children. Loved Daddy to Patrick and Julianne.
A true blue mate to all who knew him.

Family and friends are invited to attend Tony’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 17th April 2015 at 10.30 am.

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

M U S T O N, Beth
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th April 2015 at 2.00 pm.

M U S T O N, Beth

Late of a Kingaroy passed away peacefully Thursday 9th April 2015

Aged 78 years

Beloved wife of Jack. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Marilyn and Brett. Cherished Nanny to Aiden. Loved Aunty and Sister to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beth’s Funeral Service to be held at St Michaels’ and All Angels Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 15th April 2015 at 2 pm.

To be followed by a private Cremation Service

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

G R I M E S, Julie Anne (nee Jensen)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th April 2015 at 10.30am.

G R I M E S, Julie Anne (nee Jensen)

Late of a Proston passed away peacefully surrounded by family Saturday 11th April 2015

Aged 55 years

Beloved wife of Richard. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Karla, Lauren and Fred, Elise and Luke. Cherished Nan to Lilly, Fred, Ben, Elle and Emily. Loved sister of Christine and Pattie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Julie’s Funeral Service to be held at St Peter’s, Anglican Church, Wondai Road, Proston, Friday 17th April 2015 at 10.30am.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

S C H M O C K E R, Christopher Mark
Requiem Mass to be held Monday 13th April 2015 at 11 am.

S C H M O C K E R, Christopher Mark

Late of Kingaroy, was suddenly taken Tuesday 7th April 2015.

Aged 24 years

Loving partner of Tenille. Cherished son of Santina and Malcolm. Loved brother to Matthew, a wonderful grandson and friend to all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Christopher, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 13th April 2015 at 11 am.

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

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

F E N T O N, Elizabeth Ann ‘Betty’ Nee Carew
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 11th April 2015 at 10.30 am

F E N T O N, Elizabeth Ann ‘Betty’ Nee Carew

Late of Brisbane formerly of Kingaroy passed away peacefully Monday 6th April 2015

Aged 101 Years

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Bev and Andy, Denise (dec’d), Elaine and Terry. Cherished Nana to all her grandchildren and great grand children.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass to celebrate Betty’s life, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Saturday 11th April 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

E V A N S, Ada ‘Lorraine’
Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th April 2015 at 10.00am.

E V A N S, Ada ‘Lorraine’

Late of Wondai passed away peacefully and unexpectedly surrounded by family Monday 30th March 2015.

Aged 73 years

Beloved wife of Ivan. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Greg and Noeleen, Joanne, Amanda and Heath Magee. Cherished Ma Ma to Lachlan, Caitlyn, Mitchell and Timothy. Beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to all her family.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Lorraine’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Friday 10th April 2015 at 10.00am.

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

B A K E R, Michael Alan
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 8th April 2015 at 11 am

B A K E R, Michael Alan

Late of Nanango formerly of Kilcoy, passed away suddenly Friday 27th March 2015.

Aged 75 years

Beloved husband of Ann. Much loved father to Ken and Alan. A golfing friend to many. Especially missed by Scotty and Brandy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Michael’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 8th April 2015 at 11 am.

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

O S B O R N E, Arnold William ‘Pat’
Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th April at 2pm.

O S B O R N E, Arnold William ‘Pat’

Late of Nanango passed away after a short illness Friday 27th March 2015.

Aged 72 years

Beloved husband of Mary. Loved father of Helen, Lee, Arnold and son-in-law to Gladys. Cherished grandad and great grandad. Loving brother to Mary, Alan, Yvonne, Bev and cousin to Errol.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Pat’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 10th April 2015 at 2pm.

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

H A R M, Wilhelm Oscar (Bill)
Memorial Service to be held Thursday 9th April at 11.00am.

H A R M, Wilhelm Oscar (Bill)

Late of Carramar Nursing Home Tewantin, formerly of Murgon passed away peacefully Saturday 7th March 2015.

Aged 99 years and 7 months

Beloved husband of Ethel (dec’d). Father of Ray, Valerie (dec’d) and Annette. Father-in-law to Margaret and Col. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather of their families.


Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to Celebrate Bill’s life to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street Murgon, Thursday 9th April at 11.00am.


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

J O S E P H, David Leopold
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 2 pm.

J O S E P H, David Leopold

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Melbourne, passed away peacefully Thursday 26th March 2015.

Aged 88 years

Loving husband of Gwen (dec’d). Father of Dianne (dec’d), Ron, Cheryl, Wendy (dec’d), Stephen (dec’d) and Janice. Father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend David’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 2 pm.

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

K A Y, Donald Sidney Thomas (Don)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 1st April 2015 at 10.30 am.

K A Y, Donald Sidney Thomas (Don)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Wednesday 25th March 2015.

Aged 79 years

Loving husband of Catherine (dec’d). Beloved brother of Ada Pryor. Cherished uncle of Paul and friend to many.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Don’s Funeral Service, to be held in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 1st April 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by a Private Cremation Service.

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

H A R V E Y, Claude Kenneth Nelson (Ken)
A private Funeral Service was held on Wednesday 25th March 2015.

H A R V E Y, Claude Kenneth Nelson (Ken)

Late of Blackbutt passed away unexpectedly Thursday 19th March 2015.

Aged 92 years

Beloved husband of Betty. Much loved father and father-in-law to Bevan and Janell, Lester (dec’d), Glenda and Ray, Greg and Angela and Ross. Cherished grandad, great grandad and great great grandad to all his family.

A private Funeral Service was held on Wednesday 25th March 2015.

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

D O W D E S W E L L, Joan Doreen (Starkey) nee Zerner
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 11 am.

D O W D E S W E L L, Joan Doreen (Starkey) nee Zerner

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Monday 23rd March 2015.

Aged 90 years

Youngest daughter of Gus and Annie Zerner. Beloved wife of Albert Dowdeswell (dec’d) of Murgon.

Youngest sibling of four sisters. Gladys (dec’d), Thelma (dec’d), Delphine (dec’d) and Myrtle (dec’d). Loving mother and mother-in-law to Alan (dec’d) and Gwen, Colin and Faye, Margaret, Graeme and Patricia.

Grandmother of Lisa, Jeffrey and Tracie, Kimberley and Troy, Craig and Tanya, Carol and Darryl, Cassandra, Catherine, Christine, John and Patricia, Lynette, Brett and Samantha, Kylie, Cheryl and Ronald, Jodie and Damian.

Great-grandmother of Katie and Alan, Matthew and Peta, Taylah, Timothy, Emma, Sarah, Gus, Shayleigh, Cooper, Bianca, Broyden, Brody, India-Rose, Eden, Madison, Mackenzie, Tammy-lee, Rosslyn, Cody, Sophie, Aaron, Cheyanne, Shay, Raven, Toni-lee, Amanda, Curtis, Christie-Lee, John, Chiquita, Matthew and Tina, Gaibree-Elle, Georgiarna, Juana-Vieve, Thomasina, Bonnie, Jasmine (dec’d), Chill, Ziggy, Joshua, Breanna, Chloe, Bridgette, Jamie-Lee, Nicholas, Joel, Jamie, Luke, Ashleigh and Harrison.

Great-great-grandmother of Maddison, Hunter, Parker, Ava, Seth, Brianna, Maya, Tarliah, Tye, Ethan, Skye, Ahliyah, Bayde, Bailey, Ryder, Leylani, Melitta, Braxton, Ivy, Chace, Kennel and Tiarnie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joan’s Funeral Service.
To be held in St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by a Private Cremation Service.

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

O G I L V I E, Hermina Margaret
Funeral Service to be held Monday 23rd March 2015 at 11 am.

O G I L V I E, Hermina Margaret

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Bonnie Rock, Western Australia, passed away peacefully Saturday 14th March 2015.

Aged 80 years

Loving wife of Lawrence (dec’d). Beloved mother of Owen (dec’d), Lawrence, Margaret, Gary, Rick, Kevin, Pamela, Christine (dec’d), James (dec’d) and Sheree. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Hermina’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 23rd March 2015 at 11 am.

A Service of Committal will be held for family and friends in Kalbarri, Western Australia, with date and time to be confirmed.

A special thank-you to the staff at ‘Forest View’, Wondai, for the wonderful care given to Hermina.

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

K E Y S, Selby Verdun
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 25th March 2015 at 2 pm.

K E Y S, Selby Verdun

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 17th March 2015.

Aged 98 years and 11 months

Loving husband of Edith (dec’d). Father of Robin (dec’d), Valerie, Margaret and Peter. Father-in-law to Daphne, John, Ross and Peta. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Selby’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, corner Youngman and Markwell Streets, Kingaroy, Wednesday 25th March 2015 at 2 pm.

To be followed by a Private Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to St Mary’s Centacare may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

‘Please wear bright colours in memory of Selby’

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

G I B S O N, Richard Leonard (Dicky)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 19th March 2015 at 11am.

G I B S O N, Richard Leonard (Dicky)

Late of Yarraman passed away unexpectedly Monday 9th March 2015.

Aged 26 years

Much loved son of Donna, Len and Beth. Beloved partner of Kayla. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Nick and Marienne, Chrystal and Matthew, Michael, Lincholn and Delinah, and Whitney. Loved uncle to Declan, Carl, Isabella and Marcus. A Mate too many.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Richard’s Funeral Service to be held at St John’s Anglican Church, Gladys Street, Blackbutt, Thursday 19th March 2015 at 11am.

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

G U S T A F S O N, Errol Waverley
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 19th March 2015 at 1.30 pm.

G U S T A F S O N, Errol Waverley

Late of Wooroolin, sadly passed away Sunday 15th March 2015.

Aged 76 years

Much loved brother and brother-in-law to Marabelle and Victor Kerkow. Loving uncle to Meredith, Lucas and Tammy, Montana and Jackson and Cathy and David.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Errol’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 19th March 2015 at 1.30 pm.

‘At Rest’

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