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OBITUARY

Yvonne Victorine Rumpel

April 24, 1931June 20, 2020
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In Remembrance of Yvonne Rumpel (nee Gagnon) April 24, 1931 – June 20, 2020

Yvonne passed away peacefully on June 20, 2020 at the Lake of the Woods District hospital with family at her side.

She was predeceased by her husband Henry Rumpel and longtime love and companion Wally Barber. Her parents Jean-Marie Gagnon and Marie Rose Gagnon (nee Normand), stepmother Marie Louise Gagnon (nee Normand), siblings Gerry (Lee) Gagnon, Cecile (Philip) Pilon, Mary Jane (Elie) Normand, Louise (Laurent) and Albert Gagnon, daughter Irene Iverson, daughter-in-law Faith LaBelle, grandchildren Conrad Philip Rumpel and Cory Patrick Rumpel, as well as many close and dear friends.

She is survived by sister Florence Saltel of Winnipeg, MB, brother-in-law Laurent Bourgeois (Louise Gagnon) of Duncan, BC. She is lovingly remembered by her children Joseph (Alice) of Calgary, AB, Phil (Judy) of Steinbach, MB, son-in-law Ralph Iverson (Irene) of Kenora, ON, Carol Ann Marsh (Leslie) of Winnipegosis, MB, Ron (Shirley) of Kenora, ON, Wes (Sue) of Petawawa, ON, Yvonne Green (Harry) of Keewatin, ON, Walter (Rosanna) of Thunder Bay, ON, Ida Barnes (Craig), of Calgary, AB, Sharon King (Stephen) of Port Alberni, BC, Gary (Ellie) of Kenora, ON and Errol Frowen (Shaune Marie) of Thunder Bay, ON, she is also lovingly remembered by NUMEROUS grandchildren, great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren.

Special thanks to: the nurses and staff of the Lake of the Woods District Hospital, Dr. T. Wehner, our family insider Crystal Rumpel, nurses and staff of the Steinbach Hospital – Bethesda Regional Health Centre.

A private family service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 1:00pm at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre with Pastor David McDonald officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when the restrictions are lifted from COVID-19 and large gatherings are permitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ma's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. At this time the family is asking that there be no donation's of food, snacks or cards due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com

BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS.

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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, June 27, 2020

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Sondrea Hermanson

June 27, 2020

Yvonne was such a good friend, and I will miss her. She brightened my day when we would chat. My condolences to her family who she was so proud of.

Gladys Fedus

June 25, 2020

I was saddened to learn of Yvonne’s passing. Yvonne was one spunky lady. Her courage, independence, energy, and zest for life are inspiring. Yvonne’s hugs, welcoming smile, and generosity are memorable. Her love and caring will be missed by many. My deepest condolences to her family. Gladys Fedus

Nina Henley

June 25, 2020

Our heartfelt condolences to the family. Your Mom was such a wonderful, caring woman. She treated all the neighbourhood kids like they were her own. She will be missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. You have our deepest sympathy. May she rest in peace with the angels.

Eric Everson

June 25, 2020

My condolences to the family....Safe travels MA you were an amazing spirit ... may the gods be with you ..A^HO..

Bob/Wendy Langlois

June 25, 2020

She will always be remembered,Ma to BOb,She was rude strongest willed Lady we know.RIP sweet Lady.Our deepest condolences to the family.

Charlene Saunders

June 25, 2020

My heartfelt condolences to the Rumpel and Iverson family. Such a lovely woman.
Rest In Peace ❤️

Gary Loranger

June 25, 2020

To all of us who came to know her the name MA was well earned because even though we were not all her real children she treated us as if we were!!!YOU WILL BE DEARLY MISSED MA!!!!

Jerry Burns

June 25, 2020

She will Be missed. One of the nicest ladies I have met in my life. RIP May your fond memories with her last forever.

Bryan Rheault

June 25, 2020

one of the nicest people I have ever met , I will miss her stories about life rest in peace

Linda Boucha

June 25, 2020

Phil and Judy, sorry to hear of your loss, Ma was one of a kind, always that big beautiful smile when you met her. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be deeply missed. Thinking of you and all the family at this time. “Fly high with the angels Ma”

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Biography

In Remembrance of
Yvonne Rumpel (nee Gagnon)
April 24, 1931 – June 20, 2020

Yvonne passed away peacefully on June 20, 2020 at the Lake of the Woods District hospital with family at her side.

She was predeceased by her husband Henry Rumpel and longtime love and companion Wally Barber. Her parents Jean-Marie Gagnon and Marie Rose Gagnon (nee Normand), stepmother Marie Louise Gagnon (nee Normand), siblings Gerry (Lee) Gagnon, Cecile (Philip) Pilon, Mary Jane (Elie) Normand, Louise (Laurent) and Albert Gagnon, daughter Irene Iverson, daughter-in-law Faith LaBelle, grandchildren Conrad Philip Rumpel and Cory Patrick Rumpel, as well as many close and dear friends.

She is survived by sister Florence Saltel of Winnipeg, MB, brother-in-law Laurent Bourgeois (Louise Gagnon) of Duncan, BC. She is lovingly remembered by her children Joseph (Alice) of Calgary, AB, Phil (Judy) of Steinbach, MB, son-in-law Ralph Iverson (Irene) of Kenora, ON, Carol Ann Marsh (Leslie) of Winnipegosis, MB, Ron (Shirley) of Kenora, ON, Wes (Sue) of Petawawa, ON, Yvonne Green (Harry) of Keewatin, ON, Walter (Rosanna) of Thunder Bay, ON, Ida Barnes (Craig), of Calgary, AB, Sharon King (Stephen) of Port Alberni, BC, Gary (Ellie) of Kenora, ON and Errol Frowen (Shaune Marie) of Thunder Bay, ON, she is also lovingly remembered by NUMEROUS grandchildren, great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren.

Special thanks to: the nurses and staff of the Lake of the Woods District Hospital, Dr. T. Wehner, our family insider Crystal Rumpel, nurses and staff of the Steinbach Hospital – Bethesda Regional Health Centre.

A private family service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 1:00pm at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre with Pastor David McDonald officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when the restrictions are lifted from COVID-19 and large gatherings are permitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ma's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. At this time the family is asking that there be no donation's of food, snacks or cards due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com

BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS.