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Funeral Notices
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H I C K S, Glwyn
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 29th August 2013 at 11 am.

H I C K S, Glwyn

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Memerambi, passed away peacefully Thursday 22nd August 2013.

Aged 79 years

Loving wife of Ron. Beloved mother of Gavin, Charles (dec’d), Shaun and Jason. Much loved mother-in-law, and grandmother to their families. A cherished sister and sister-in-law to June and Alan.

Family and friends are invited to attend Glwyn’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Mary Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 29th August 2013 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Memerambi 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 A S M U S S E N, Una Merle (Nee J A N K E)
Funeral Service being held Friday 23rd August 2013 at 11 am

R A S M U S S E N, Una Merle (Nee J A N K E)

Late of Forest View Residential Care Facility, Wondai, passed away peacefully Tuesday 20th August 2013.

Aged 89 years

Beloved wife of Vic (Dec’d). Loved sister to Jean Nielsen (Dec’d), Len Janke (Dec’d), Norman Haggarty, Clare Jensen, Roy Janke, Edward Janke (Dec’d). Loving sister-in-law and auntie of their respective families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Una’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 23rd August 2013 at 11 am.

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

B O W T E L L, Pearl (formerly Tones, Nee McKaskill)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 22nd August 2013 at 11 am.

B O W T E L L, Pearl (formerly Tones, Nee McKaskill)

Late of Orana Lutheran Aged Complex, Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully, Sunday 18th August 2013

Aged 86 years

Wife of Ken Bowtell, mother and mother-in-law of Coral and Gil, Mervyn and Merle, Mark and Lyn, Julie, Penny. Grandmother and great-grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pearl’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) Thursday 22nd August 2013 at 11 am.

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

M C N A M A R A, Gloria May (Glo)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 19th August 2013 at 11 am.

M C N A M A R A, Gloria May (Glo)

Late of Kunioon via Nanango, passed away peacefully Tuesday 13th August 2013.

Aged 95 years

Loving wife of Cecil (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Val and Graham, Lyn, Ross and Sharon. An adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Glo’s Funeral Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 19th August 2013 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

P R I C E, John Henry
A Final Farewell being held Wednesday 21st August 2013 - 12 to 1 pm

P R I C E, John Henry

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 14th August 2013.
Aged 58 years

Loving husband of Maggie (Dec’d). Beloved father of Jason. Grandfather and cherished brother and brother-in law to Lyn and Ed.

A public viewing and final farewell for John will be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Small Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 21st August 2013 from 12pm to 1.00 pm to be followed by private cremation.

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

B I S H O P, Madona Coleen
Funeral Service being held Monday 19th August 2013 at 11 am.

B I S H O P, Madona Coleen

Late of Kingaroy,

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Wednesday 14th August 2013.

Aged 84 years

Beloved wife of Leo. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Bernie and Kathy, Dan and Hiromi, Michael and Ann Louise. A much loved grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Madona, to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 19th August 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Booie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Street Swags (Swags for the homeless), with envelopes available at the service.

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

C O O K, Joyce May
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 15th August 2913 at 10 am.

C O O K, Joyce May

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Complex, Kingaroy, sadly passed away Friday 9th August 2013.

Aged 88 years

Joyce will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Family and friends are invited to attend Joyce's Funeral Service to be held at the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 15th August 2013 at 10 am.

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

L A B U S C H E W S K I, Mervyn (Merv)
Funeral Service being held Friday 9th August 2013 at 10 am.

L A B U S C H E W S K I, Mervyn (Merv)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Tingoora.

Passed away suddenly Tuesday 6th August 2013

Aged 88 years

Beloved husband of Maureen. Loved father and father-in-law of Elaine and Col, Daryl and Sue, Yvonne and Merv, Neil, Kayle and Len, Pauline and Wayne. Loving granddad and great-granddad.

Family and friends are invited to attend Merv’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Wondai Monumental Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 9th August 2013 at 10 am.

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

J E F F E R Y, Marjorie
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 14th August 2013 at 11 am.

J E F F E R Y, Marjorie

Late of Karinya Aged Care Nanango, formerly of North Devon, England.

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 6th August 2013

Aged 97 years

Beloved wife of William Lawrence (Dec'd), loved mother and mother-in-law of Norman and Marion, loving grandmother of Peter, Sylvia and David, cherished great-grandmother of Natasha and Katrina.

Family and friends are invited to attend Marjorie's Funeral Service to be held at Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 14th August 2013 at 11 am. 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 O O D A L L, Myrtle Joyce
W O O D A L L, Myrtle Joyce

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 3rd August 2013.

Aged 84 years

Loving wife of Keith (Dec'd). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Linda, Karen, Julie, Delma, Barry and their partners. Much loved Grandma and great grandma to their families.

A private funeral service was held for Joyce as per family wishes.

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

M I L L A N, Frank Edward
Funeral Service being held Friday 9th August 2013 at 1 pm

M I L L A N, Frank Edward

Late of Blackbutt

Passed away peacefully Sunday 4th August 2013

Aged 75 years

Beloved husband of Elaine (Dec'd).

Family and friends are invited to attend Frank's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Blackbutt Monumental Cemetery, D'Aguilar Highway, Blackbutt, Friday 9th August 2013 at 1 pm.

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

S T A N T O N, Harold Robert
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 1st August 2013 at 10 am.

S T A N T O N, Harold Robert

Late of Murgon and formerly of Tansey, passed away peacefully Friday 26th July 2013.

Aged 95 years

Loving husband of Tess (dec’d). Beloved father and father-in-law of Janice and Bevin Barsby, Paul and Sharyn Stanton. Adored “Funga” to his 7 grandchildren and their partners and 12 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Harold, to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Thursday 1st August 2013 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lions Medical 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

H A U R I T Z, Theodore Andrew (Tom)
Funeral Service being held Friday 2nd August 2013 at 12 pm.

H A U R I T Z, Theodore Andrew (Tom)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away Wednesday 24th July 2013.

Aged 95 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Tom’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (Adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 2nd August 2013 at 12 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

S H I E L D S, Merle Florence
Funeral Service being held Thursday 1st August 2013 at 1.30 pm.

S H I E L D S, Merle Florence

Late of Wondai, formerly of Yulera and Marmor.

Passed away peacefully Friday 26th July 2013

Aged 75 years

Beloved wife of Richard (Dick), loving mother of John, Bob, Murray, Ann, Lynn and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Merle’s Graveside Funeral Service to held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Thursday, 1st August 2013 at 1.30 pm.

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

P O O R, Betty Elwyn
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 30th July 2013 at 11 am.

P O O R, Betty Elwyn

Late of Nanango.

Passed away peacefully Friday 26th July 2013.

Aged 78 years

Much loved wife of Greg. Beloved mother of Greg (Phillip), Wendy, Russell, Chris, Tony and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Cairns Street, Nanango, Tuesday 30th July 2013 at 11 am.

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

B R Y C E, James Leonard
B R Y C E, James Leonard

Late of Cloyna

Passed away peacefully Sunday 21st July 2013

Aged 74 years

Sadly missed by family and friends.

A Private Cremation Service is being held.

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

B R I G H T, Irene May
B R I G H T, Irene May

Late of St Paul de Chartres Aged Care, Boronia Heights, formerly of Nanango.

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 23rd July 2013.

Aged 91 years

Loving wife, mother and grandmother.

A Private Burial Service is being held at Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

H E M B R E E, Earl Wayne (Wayne)
H E M B R E E, Earl Wayne (Wayne)

Late of Ettrickdale Road, Booubyjan

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Aged 73 years

Beloved husband of Barbara, loving father of Earl, Robert, Michael and their families.

A Private Cremation Service has been held as per his wishes.

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

R U S S E L L, Margaret Jean (Jean)
R U S S E L L, Margaret Jean (Jean)

Late of Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully Saturday 20th July 2013.

Aged 91 years

Beloved wife of Alan (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Paul and Karen, Margo (dec’d), loving grandmother of Jamie and Cameron. Adored sister of Grace Fraser (dec’d) and Joyce McKechnie, loving aunt of Peter (New Zealand).

A Private Cremation has been held.

Margaret Jean’s ashes will be interred at Toowong 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, Ivy Gladys
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 24th July 2013 at 11 am.

A R G E N T, Ivy Gladys

Late of Kingaroy formerly of Cooroy , passed away peacefully Friday 19th July 2013.

Aged 90 years

Beloved wife of Errol (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Kay and Jim, Ray (dec’d) and Barb, Daryl and Leith, Ian and Jan, Greg and Lindy, Mark and Debbie. Cherished great and great-great grandmother to the entire family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ivy’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Wednesday 24th July 2013 at 11 am.

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