Passed on January 13, 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, auntie and friend at Rosewood Lodge with family at her side on January 13, 2023 at the age of 94 years.
Survived by her children Lois (Peter) Karish, Gwen (Serge) Sawrenko, Beverly Baines, Trevor (Brenda) Barnes. Grandchildren Kurt Karish(Holly), Kristie Karish, Kory (Billie Jo) Sawrenko, Kim Taylor, Katherine ( Mark) Tenosky, and Kyle Barnes. Great-Grandchildren – Karsen & Keenan Karish, Ethan & Quinn Sawrenko, Kaiden Taylor, Thomas Barnes & nieces and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years Charlie Barnes and son-in-law Verne Baines.
Mom was born in Winnipeg July 30, 1928 and grew up in the Marquette area, where she attended school at Meadow Lea and later went to work at Safeway in Winnipeg.
Mom married Dad in August 1948 and they raised their children at Sandridge. Mom moved to Teulon in 2000 after Dads stroke and lived there until moving to Rosewood Lodge in Stonewall in March 2020.
Mom was a Mother and homemaker all her life while full time managing Sandridge General store and post office. Mom added mechanic’s helper to her resume as we children left home and helped Dad in his repair shop. Later in life, she did homecare for the elderly in her community.
Mom enjoyed playing cards (we called her the crib master) and loved teaching her grandchildren and great grandchildren how to play. She also loved music, dancing and doing crafts in her spare time and although her sandwiches were a little on the thin side at times, she was an excellent baker making the best homemade bread and pastries.
We will miss her dearly.
As per her wishes cremation has taken place & celebration of life will be Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 11 AM at St Peter Lutheran Church in Teulon, MB., lunch to follow and private internment at Sandridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Sandridge Community Cemetery, c/o Lois Karish, Box 122, Fraserwood, MB., R0C 1A0.
The family would also like to thank staff at Rosewood Lodge for their excellent care given to Mom. We are extremely grateful for the support and comfort that you provided to all of us.
Our deepest sympathy Lois and Peter and family. We did not have the pleasure of knowing your Mom, but she sounds like a wonderful, powerhouse of a woman, mother and grandmother. Val & Doug Anderson, Riverton
Val & Doug Anderson
Sending condolences and hugs to all. Your Mom had a great spirit. Treasure your memories they will comfort you in the days ahead.
Bill and Lori Mott
Sending condolences and hugsto all. Your Mom had a great spirit. Treasure your memories they will comfort you in the days ahead.
Bill and Lori Mott
Our deepest sympathies to Mrs. Barnes’s family. She was a wonderful lady.
Karen & Murray Hainstock
Sorry to hear about your mom !
Ron & Clem Nero
Our thoughts are with the family. She was a wonderful person, cherish your memories Miles and Brenda Tarrant
Our Sincere Condolences. Our Thoughts Are With All Of The Family. Dave & Joy Mintenko
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