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Funeral Notices
Virgo Funerals can arrange for funeral notices to be published in newspapers and/or on radio for our clients. These are charged at whatever the individual newspapers or radio stations charge us.

However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


R Y K E, Petrus (Peter Snr)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 18th September 2013 at 11 am.

R Y K E, Petrus (Peter Snr)

Late of Kumbia, passed away peacefully Saturday 14th September 2013.

Aged 80 years

Beloved husband of Helen. Much loved father and father-in-law to Peter Jnr and Vikki, Mary and Peter. Cherished Grandfather of Adrian, Damien, Kristina, Nadine and Sharee.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter Snr’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 18th September 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Cancer Council Queensland would be appreciated 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 E D G E S, Dorothy May (Dorrie)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 14th October 2013 at 11 am.

H E D G E S, Dorothy May (Dorrie)

Late of Southern Cross Care Castra, Murgon, formerly of Proston.

Passed away unexpectedly Monday 9th September 2013.

Aged 81 years

Beloved wife of Russell (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Les and Narelle, loving grandmother and great-grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dorrie's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Proston Lawn Cemetery, Proston Boondooma Road, Proston, Monday 14th October 2013 at 11 am.

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

R O W E (nee Ballagh), Mavis (Judy)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 16th September 2013 at 1.30pm.

R O W E (nee Ballagh), Mavis (Judy)

Late of the Karinya Aged Care Facility, Nanango, passed away peacefully Monday 9th September 2013.

Aged 91 years

Loving wife of Vernon (dec'd). Beloved mother of Marlene, Lyn, Laraine, Jeff and Ian (dec’d). Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families. Adored sister to Verna.

Family and friends are invited to attend Judy’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga cemetery), Monday 16th September 2013 at 1.30 pm.

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

S T E P H E N S O N, Marie Bridget
Funeral Service being held Thursday 12th September at 10.30am.

S T E P H E N S O N, Marie Bridget

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 8th September 2013.

Aged 92 years

Loving wife of Robert (dec’d). Beloved mother of Bruce and Glenda. Adored mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.
Family and friends are invited to attend Marie’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 12th September 2013 at 10.30 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

K I L P A T R I C K, John Robert
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 11th September 2013 at 10 am.

K I L P A T R I C K, John Robert

Late of Kumbia, passed away peacefully at home Friday 6th September 2013.

Aged 60 years

Loving husband of Denise. Beloved father of Trevor and Sarah, Maree, Glen, Helen and Andrew. A much loved ‘Grandadda’ to Joshua and son to Shirley. He will be dearly missed by his sisters Jenny, Ruth and extended family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service to be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (ELCR), Knight Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 11th September 2013 at 10 am.

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

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, Margaret Patricia
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 4th September 2013 at 10.30 am

R E I N K E, Margaret Patricia

Late of Wondai.

Passed away peacefully Friday 30th August 2013

Aged 64 years

Beloved wife of Don, loved mother of Dwayne and Melissa, loving grandmother of Haydon and Luke, Douglas, Hannah and Milly.

Family and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Uniting Church, 56 Pring Street, Wondai, Wednesday 4th September 2013 at 10.30 am. 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

P A S S M O R E, William Alfred (Bill)
Funeral Service being held Friday 30th August 2013 at 1 pm

P A S S M O R E, William Alfred (Bill)

Late of Murgon.

Passed away peacefully Monday 26th August 2013.

Aged 90 years

Much loved father of Bob, Jacki, Kris, Lore, Sandi and loved grandfather. Loving brother of Heather Purser, Vera Carpenter and Dorothy Armstrong. Sadly missed by their respective families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Friday 30th August 2013 at 1 pm. To be followed by a Private Cremation.

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

K I N G, Dennis George (George)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 2nd September 2013 at 10 am.

K I N G, Dennis George (George)

Late of Gayndah and formerly of Murgon, sadly passed away Tuesday 27th August 2013.

Aged 83 years

Loving husband of Lilly (dec’d). Beloved father of Johnny, Fred, Alfie (dec’d), Margaret (dec’d), Phil, David, Walter, Lindsay, Shirley, Clive and Bev. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to the families. An adored brother to Colin, Joan and Del.

Family and friends are invited to attend George’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Murgon, Monday 2nd September 2013 at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia 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

R E T S C H L A G, Irene Thelma
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 28th August 2013 at 11 am.

R E T S C H L A G, Irene Thelma

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Saturday 24th August 2013.

Aged 76 years

Loving wife of Earl. Beloved mother of Cameron, Bruce and Stuart. Cherished mother-in-law and ‘Granma’ to their families. A wonderful sister to Joyce (dec’d), Allan, Peter, Roy (dec’d) and Merle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Irene’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Wednesday 28th August 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to BrizBrain and Spine Research 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 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