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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.  


C H I L D S, Allan James
Funerals Service to be held Wednesday 12th November at 11.30am

C H I L D S, Allan James

Late of Blackbutt, formerly of Roma passed away peacefully after a short illness Friday 7th November 2014.

Aged 72 years

Beloved husband of Marie. Much loved father and father-in-law to Andrew, Sharon (dec’d) and John, Amanda and Robert. Cherished grandad and great grandad to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Allan’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 12th November 2014 at 11.30 am.

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

S T U B B S, Ernest Edward “Ernie”
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th November 2014 at 11.00 am.

S T U B B S, Ernest Edward “Ernie”

Late of Nanango, formerly of Newcastle passed away peacefully after a short illness Tuesday 4th November 2014.

Aged 54 years

Beloved husband of Jenny. Much loved father to Tara, Shannon and Sam. Cherished Poppy to Harrison. Loved son of Franklin (dec’d) and Mavis. Much loved brother and uncle to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ernie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 10th November 2014 at 11.00 am.

Donations to BlueCare and Palliative Care Unit Nanango Hospital 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

G E I S E L, Beryl Irene
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 5th November 2014 at 1.30 pm.

G E I S E L, Beryl Irene

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 2nd November 2014.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Cecil (dec’d). Beloved mother of Lesley. Cherished grandmother of Jenny, Ben and Katie. Great-grandmother to Keanu, Michael, Lily, Elizabeth, Oscar and Benji. Loved sister of Gordon and Ronnie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beryl’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 5th November 2014 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Save A Horse Australia – Horse Rescue and Sanctuary, may be considered with envelopes available at the Service.

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

B R A U N, Beryl Violet
Funeral Service to be held Friday 7th November 2014 at 11 am.

B R A U N, Beryl Violet

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Wednnesday 29th October 2014.

Aged 82 years

Loving wife of Roy (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Leanne and Noel, Peter and Carmel. Cherished Grandma and great-Grandma to their families. Sister to Laurel and Frances.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beryl’s Funeral Service, to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Friday 7th November 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by a Private Cremation Service.

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

S N E L L, Rodney George (Beau)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 3rd November 2014 at 11 am.

S N E L L, Rodney George (Beau)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Sunday 26th October 2014.

Aged 55 years

Loving partner of Leonie. Beloved father to Shane and Samantha. Cherished son, step-father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother and uncle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beau’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 3rd November 2014 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation 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

ECKART, Marjorie
Committal Service to be held Wednesday 29th October 2014 commencing at 11am.

ECKART, Marjorie

Late of Toowoomba, formerly of Kingaroy and Tingoora. Passed away unexpectedly Sunday the 19th October 2014.

Aged 85 years

Beloved wife of Doug (dec’d). Loved mother and mother-in-law to Jon and Judi, Leith and Tony. Cherished Nanna to all her family.

“ Now in Gods care ”

Family and friends are invited to attend Marjorie’s Committal Service at the Tingoora Lawn Cemetery, Wednesday 29th October at 11am to be followed by a Remembrance Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, commencing at 1pm.

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

P E R C Y, William Patterson (Bill)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 2 pm.

P E R C Y, William Patterson (Bill)

Late of Nanango and formerly of Blackbutt, sadly passed away Monday 20th October 2014.

Aged 77 years

Loving husband of Joy. Beloved father of Debbie, Wendy, Di and Rod. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Australia may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Bill’s family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Karinya Aged Care Facility Nanango and Kingaroy Hospital for the care and professionalism they showed while looking after Bill during his illness.

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

S L A T T E R, Denise
Funeral Service to be held Friday 24th October 2014 at 2 pm.

S L A T T E R, Denise

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Moura, passed away peacefully Monday 20th October 2014.

Aged 59 years

Loving wife of John (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Micheal and Melissia, Kylie and Mick. Cherished Nanny to Riley, Jacob, Olivia and Charli.

Family and friends are invited to attend Denise’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 24th October 2014 at 2 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

B O S E L, Valerie (Joyce)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 24th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

B O S E L, Valerie (Joyce)

Late of Wondai and formerly of Tinana, Maryborough. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 19th October 2014.

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Barney (dec’d). Beloved mother of Dianne, Sylvia, Linda, Charmaine, Stephen (dec’d) and Jennifer. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Baptist Church, Scott Street, Wondai, Friday 24th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai 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

D U K E S, Evelyn May
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 16th October at 1.30pm.

D U K E S, Evelyn May

Late of Orana Lutheran Complex Kingaroy, passed away peacefully on the 11th October 2014.

Aged 91 years

Much loved Mother, Grandma and great Grandma to Heather and Robin Unverzagt, Raymond and Ruth Dukes, Narelle and Bevin Black and their Families.

“AT PEACE WITH HER LORD”

Family and friends are invited to attend Evelyn’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 16th October 2014 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

ROUNTREE, Olive May
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 16th October 2014 at 10.30am

ROUNTREE, Olive May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 11th October 2014.

Aged 92 years

Loved wife of Moses (dec’d). Beloved mother of Richard, Jim, Moses, Stanley, Sarah Alexander, Violet Giles and Olive (dec’d). Cherished grandma and great grandma to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Olive’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 16th October 2014 at 10.30 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 E L C H, Arthur John
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th October 2014 at 1.30 pm.

W E L C H, Arthur John

Late of Goodger, passed away peacefully Friday 10th October 2014.

Aged 78 years

Loving husband of Muriel. Beloved father of David, Andrew, Matthew, Trevor and Catherine. Cherished father-in-law and grandfather to their families. Brother to Frank and Doreen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Arthur’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Friday 17th October 2014 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

N O R T H, Adeline Cissie (Nanna)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

N O R T H, Adeline Cissie (Nanna)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 9th October 2014.

Aged 98 years

Wife of Jack (dec’d). Treasured mother and mother-in-law of Mick and Jackie, John and Pat. Much loved Nanna to Scott and Riss, Brett and Nel. Great-Nanna to Charlotte and Abby.

Family and friends are invited to attend Nanna North’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 15th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

B A K E R, Graeme John
Funeral Service to be held Monday 13th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

B A K E R, Graeme John

Late of Tingoora, sadly passed away Wednesday 8th October 2014.

Aged 65 years

Loving husband of Vicky. Beloved father of Andrew, Cary and Simone. Step-father to John and Amanda. Cherished father-in-law and Poppy to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Graeme’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 13th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

B I R R E R, Robyn Lynette
Private Cremation Service.

B I R R E R, Robyn Lynette

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 5th October 2014.

Aged 59 years

Loving mother of Jayde and Tamara.

A Private Cremation will be held as per Robyn’s wishes.

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

S T E I N H A R D T, Esmond George “Essie”
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 7th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

S T E I N H A R D T, Esmond George “Essie”

Late of Wondai passed away peacefully Wednesday 1st October 2014

Aged 68 years

Beloved husband of Del. Much loved father and father-in-law to Craig, Joanne and Dean, Anita and Steven. Cherished Poppy to Brooke, Jayden, Kaitlin, Ryan, Julian and Yvette. Loved brother and brother-in-law to all his family.

‘Now in God’s care’

Family and friends are invited to attend Essie’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Tuesday 7th October 2014 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

Donations to the Mater Cancer Care Centre would be welcomed 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 O T T, Thomas John
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 8th October 2014 at 11 am.

S C O T T, Thomas John

Late of Rothwell Aged Care Home, formerly of Bullcamp Nanango passed away peacefully Monday 29th September 2014.

Aged 68 years

Much loved brother to Robert and Eileen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Tom’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Wednesday 8th October 2014 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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, Ronald
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 4th October 2014 at 10 am.

P E R K I N S, Ronald

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Nanango and Proston passed away peacefully Tuesday 30th September 2014.

Aged 87 years

Beloved husband of Flo. Much loved father and father-in-law to Lorraine and Roy, Jan and David, Col and Michele. Cherished grandad and great grandad to all his family.

Family and friends are to invited attend Ron’s Funeral Service, to be in the Baptist Church, 33 Knight Street, Kingaroy, Saturday 4th October 2014 at 10 am . To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation, 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

F L E T C H E R, Peter David
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd October 2014 at 2.30pm

F L E T C H E R, Peter David

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Brisbane passed away peacefully surrounded by family Monday 29th September 2014.

Aged 50 years

Beloved husband of Julie. Much loved father to Kathryn and Dana. Step father to Ben, Anthony and Sam. Cherished Poppy to Dan. Loved son of Bob and Yvonne (dec’d) and brother to Terry, David, Colin and Nicky. Loved uncle to Lani, Zack, Jack, Robbie, Callum, Lara, Eve and Isabella.

“Gone but never forgotten”

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cyril Gilbert Cancer Centre, may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd October 2014 at 2.30 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)

N U N N, Julie Ann
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd October 2014 at 11.30 am.

N U N N, Julie Ann

Late of Hervey Bay, formerly of Nanango passed away unexpectedly Saturday 27th September 2014.

Aged 62 years

Beloved wife of Bruce. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Tony and Tammy. Cherished grandma to Ema, Jenna and Olivia. Loved sister of David and Peter.

Family and friends are invited to attend Julie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd October 2014 at 11.30am.

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