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Funeral announcement for:  Phyllis Irene Askin

Funeral date and time:  December 28, 2015 at 1:30pm



Phyllis Irene Askin, beloved wife of Ernie Askin, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at the Portage District General Hospital, at the age of 89 years.


Predeceased by her parents; her first husband, Calvertt Sawyer; infant son Earl Sawyer; step daughter Donna Shortridge and 4 brothers. Phyllis leaves to mourn her passing: her husband Ernie; daughter Joy (Dale) Birchard of Mossbank, Sask, and their children Terry (Dawn), Todd (Wendy) and Dale; daughter Maureen (Murray) Gourley of Edwin, MB and their children Allana (Tim) Boschman and Darren (Cristie) Gourley; 2 step-sons Tom (Liz) Askin and their daughters Nicole and Cayley and Greg (Val) Askin; Step-daughter Susan Caskey (Bill); great grandchildren: Trent, Ashton, Shailyn, Devon, Cassandra, Dawson, Joel, Khanlee, Jeremy, Kaylan and Brandon; step grandson Jamie Bates;great-great grandchildren Blake and Trisan; 5 brothers: Lorne (Colleen), Wayne (Betty), Danny (Louise), Eldon (Gina) and Kenny (Pat); 2 sisters: Maxine (Helmut) Schroeder, and Vivian (Harley) Henry; and sister-in-law Mabel Grant; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Omega Funeral Home on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 1:30 PM with Beth Kerr officiating.


Private family interment will take place in Hillside Cemetery.


Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Phyllis Askin, may be made to the charity of your choice


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The Omega Funeral Home in care of arrangements