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E T H E R I N G T O N, Dennis Walter
Funeral Service to be held Monday 19th June 2017 at 11 am.

E T H E R I N G T O N, Dennis Walter (Denny)

Aged 97 Years

Late of Kingaroy and Proston, peacefully passed away Sunday 11th June 2017.

Beloved father and father-in-law to Shirley and Collin (dec’d), Barry and Noeleen, Susan and Lindsay. Cherished grandfather of seven, adored great grandfather to eighteen and great great grandfather to four.

Family and friends are invited to attend graveside service to celebrate Denny’s life at Proston Cemetery, Proston Boondooma Road, Proston on Monday 19th June 2017 at 11am.

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

S H E P H E R D, Brady Robert
Funeral Service to be held Friday 16th June 2017 at 11 am.

S H E P H E R D, Brady Robert

Late of Bowen, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by his loving family, Thursday 8th June 2017.

Aged 12 years

Adored son of Craig and Heidi. Beloved brother of Connor, Harry and Ella.
Cherished grandson of Lynne Vandersee.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Brady’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Yarraman Community Hall, Browne Street, Yarraman, Friday 16th June 2017 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Cemetery.

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

F A I R B R O T H E R, Denice Violet
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 10.30am.

F A I R B R O T H E R, Denice Violet

Late of Kingaroy formerly Brisbane, passed away peacefully Wednesday 7th June 2017.

Aged 81 years

Loving wife of Don (dec’d). Cherished mother and mother-in-law to Lynn and Colin, Philip and Rhonda, Robert and Kaelene, Leesa and Neville, Dennis and Kathy. Adored Gram to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Denice’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 14th 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

P E R K I N S, Jack
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 10th June 2017 at 11 am.

P E R K I N S, Jack

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Monday 5th June 2017.

Aged 90 years

Loving husband of June and Gwen (dec’d). Beloved father of Annette, John, Don, Cyril, Margie, Bev and Jackie. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families. Adored step-father of Neville, Maree and Kerry. Loved and remembered by their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 10th June 2017 at 11 am.

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

P O R T E R, Gladys Merle (Glady)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 7th June 2017 at 10.30am.

P O R T E R, Gladys Merle (Glady)

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 1st June 2017.

Aged 77 Years

Loving wife of Tom (dec’d). Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Brett and Sacha. Adored grandmother to Kaszandra and Samara. Beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to their families.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Glady’s life, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 7th June 2017 at 10:30 am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga 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

P E A C O C K, John Lewis (Jack)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th June 2017 at 1.30 pm.

P E A C O C K, John Lewis (Jack)

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Monday 5th June 2017.

Aged 78 years

Loving husband of Margaret. Beloved father and father-in-law of John (dec’d), David (dec’d), Mark, Clyde (dec’d), Matthew and Bec. Cherished Pa to Jacinda, Jade, Ella, Lily and Jack.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 9th June 2017 at 1.30 pm.

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

D A V I D S O N, Faye
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 3rd June 2017 at 10.30am.

D A V I D S O N, Faye

Late of Murgon and previously Ubobo, passed away peacefully Tuesday, 30th May, 2017.

Aged 94 years

Cherished wife of Noel (dec'd). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Barbara and Cyril, Valerie, Noelle and Lee, Shirley and Brett, and Owen. Loving ‘Grandma and Nana’ to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Faye’s life, to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Saturday, 3rd June, 2017 at 10.30 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

D A V E Y, Jessie Smith (Jan)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 5th June 2017 at 11am.

D A V E Y, Jessie Smith (Jan)

Late of Blackbutt, sadly left us on the 28th May 2017.

Aged 82 years

Dearly loved wife of George, much loved mother & mother-in- law of
Michael and Diane, Stephen and Gillian, Joanne and Warren, Debra and a much-cherished Nan to 8 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren, Friend to many.

You will be forever in our hearts and we know you will be smiling down on us always

Family and friends are welcome to attend Jan’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery)
Monday 5th June 2017 at 11am.

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

J E N S E N, Kay Ada
Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th June 2017 at 11 am.

J E N S E N, Kay Ada

Passed away unexpectedly in Nanango, Friday 19th May 2017.

Aged 69 years

Loved mother and grandmother to Kellie, Amanda, Richard, Craig, Jayme, Hayley and Lars. Mother-in-law to Kira.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kay’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 9th June 2017 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

B E N N E T T, Ronald Howard
Funeral Service, to be held Friday 2nd June 2017 at 11 am.

B E N N E T T, Ronald Howard

Late of Nanango, peacefully passed away Thursday 25th May 2017.

Aged 58 Years

Loving father to Joshua and Mitchell. Adored brother to Colleen and Ritchie. Beloved uncle to Dean.

Family and friends are welcome to attend Ron’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery)
Friday 2nd June 2017 at 11am.

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 C L E O D, Carmel Mary
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 25th May 2017 at 11am.

M A C L E O D, Carmel Mary

Late of Blackbutt, sadly passed away Thursday 18th May 2017.


Aged 79 years

Much loved wife of Christopher, loving mother of Gavin, Brett and John and cherished Nana to their families.

You will be forever in our hearts, and we know you will be smiling down on us always.

Family and friends are welcome to attend Carmel’s Funeral Service to be held within Virgos Funeral Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery)
Thursday 25th May 2017 at 11am.

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

K U H R T, Joyce Helen
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 24th May 2017 at 11 am.

K U H R T, Joyce Helen

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Wednesday 17th May 2017.

Aged 85 Years

Loving wife of Clarence. Beloved mother of Linda, Clarence, Jennifer, Donald, Ronald, Ailsa and Barbara. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Joyce, to be held within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Wednesday 24th May 2017 at 11 am.

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

P O K A R I E R, Evelyn Mavis (Maisie) (nee Fechner)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday, 18 May 2017 at 2pm.

P O K A R I E R, Evelyn Mavis (Maisie)
(nee Fechner)

Late of Murgon passed away 12 May 2017.

Aged 95 Years


Wife of Les, mother and mother-in-law of Roy and Joy, Jim (Dec'd) and Gwen, Reg, Geoff and Jill, Ian and Trish, Brian and Noreen.

Grandmother of Laurie, Elaine and Michael; Kelly, Laura and Erin; Leah, Brett and Garry; Glen, Craig and Jason; kris, Tony and Karyn.
Great Grandmother to 24 Children.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Maisie's Funeral Service to be held at St Paul's Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon at 2:00pm on Thursday, 18 May 2017 followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Leukemia Foundation may 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

E V A N S, Dudley Frank
funeral Service to be held Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 11am

E V A N S, Dudley Frank

Late of The Jungle, Crownthorpe via Murgon, passed away peacefully Saturday 13th May 2017.

Aged 97 years

Leaves a loving wife Irene (Rene), sons Allan, Murray, Joseph and their families, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Relatives & friends are invited to attend Dudley's funeral Service to be held at the Baptist Church, MacAlister St, Murgon, Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 11am, 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

M U R C H I E, Geoffrey Neville
Family and friends can pay their respects Friday 19th May

M U R C H I E, Geoffrey Neville

Late of Yarraman, passed away suddenly Saturday 15th April 2017.

Aged 72 Years

Geoffrey loved tending to his horses and Enjoyed the friendship of the Yarraman community. The Murchie family would like to say thanks to Neighbours and friends.

Family and friends can pay their respects to Geoffrey
at the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 19th May 2017 from 1pm to 2pm.


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

B E D D O W S, William Ernest
Funeral Service to be held 11am on Friday 19th May 2017

B E D D O W S, William Ernest (Bill)

Late of Windera, passed away Friday 12th May 2017.

Aged 78 Years

Loving husband to Naomi. Cherished father and father-in-law to Wayne and Laraine, Trudi and Peter, Alan and Sarah, and Dale. Beloved Grandad to Zoey, Mitchell, Darcy, Stephen, Jessica, Nicholas, Georgia, Kasey, Madison. Adored brother to Pat, Ralph, Marilyn, Gary, Denise, Desley (dec'd) and Sonia.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Bill's life by attending his Funeral Service to be held in St Joseph's Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Friday 19th May 2017 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Council may be considered with donation envelopes provided at the service.

C O R N E Y, Beverly Joan (nee Grieves)
interment of ashes service, to be held Monday 15th May 2017 at 11 am.

C O R N E Y, Beverly Joan (nee Grieves)

Formerly of Ellesmere (late of Corinda), passed away peacefully Sunday 7th May 2017.

Aged 81 years

Interment of ashes service to be held on Monday 15th May 2017 at 11 am.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bev's interment of ashes service, to be held at the graveside Taabinga Cemetery Section 1, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Monday 15th May 2017 at 11 am.

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

S T E H B E N S, Adrian Colin
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 18th May 2017 at 11.30 am.

S T E H B E N S, Adrian Colin

Late of Chinchilla and formerly of Murgon, was suddenly taken Thursday 4th May 2017.

Aged 37 years

Loving Dad of Kallia, Kruze, Kaleesie and Adelinde. A wonderful son of Kevin and Diane. Adored brother to Amanda Maree and Tammy Jane. Loved brother-in-law and uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Adrian, to be held within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery Thursday 18th May 2017 at 11.30 am.

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

R E W A L D, Valda Marcia (nee Steinhardt)
Funeral Service to be held 10:30 am on Tuesday, 16 May 2017.

R E W A L D, Valda Marcia (nee Steinhardt)

Late of Murgon passed away 9 May 2017, aged 76.

Wife of Ken, mother and mother-in-law of Ashley, Gavin, Mark and Susan, Gayle Rewald and Greg Horne, Janelle and Trace O'Neill, Helen and Dan Kratzmann. Grandmother of Tiarnee and Brodie O'Neill; Cassie, April and Rebekah Kratzmann; Brayden and Jordan Rewald.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Valda's Funeral Service to be held at St Paul's Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon at 10:30 am on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 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

L O N G, David Dudley (Dudley)
Private Funeral Service

L O N G, David Dudley (Dudley)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 20th April 2017.

Aged 91 years

Much loved brother, father, grandfather, uncle, and great-uncle to their families.

A private family service has been held for Dudley on Wednesday 26th April 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

A true gentleman whose kindness and wisdom will be remembered

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