SPAIN, Anne Louise

Anne Louise Spain


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July 13, 1926 - June 24, 2016


Anne Louise Spain, née Skuce, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2016 at

Brandon Regional Health Centre. She was born in Wawanesa, Manitoba on May 13,

1926, second child of (Kathleen) Frances and Richard Skuce.

She started school in Nesbitt, moved to Carroll, then to Brandon where she finished high

school and college. She taught in the Boissevain area for three years, finishing her

teaching career at Little Souris. In 1950 she married (Victor) Norman Spain and they

farmed in the Bunclody district until 1994 and retired to Brandon.

Anne enjoyed dancing, sewing, cake decorating, camping, boating and her three

grandchildren. She was always ready to help out family whenever she could.

She is survived by her two daughters: Myrna (Howard) Cavers and Lauree (Kelvin)

Gradidge; her three grandchildren Leah (John) Hes, Allison Cavers and Jason Gradidge

and her sister Shirley Logan as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Anne was predeceased by her husband Norm; sisters Margaret Jacobs and Thelma

Skuce; sister-in-law Vivian Langman and brothers-in-law Frank Jacobs, Gordon Langman

and Roy Logan.

Interment will be held at Brandon Cemetery on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.,

followed by a Memorial Service at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Anne may be made to the Heart & Stroke

Foundation, Unit 3-824-18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 5B7.

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