It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Wayne on August 3, 2023 at the age of 72.
Wayne was predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Molly Little and is survived by his brother Garry (Kay).
Wayne graduated from Selkirk Collegiate and received his R.N. from Misericordia Hospital. He worked at HSC for a short period and then moved on to work in the lab at Rolling Mills in Selkirk for 42 years,
Wayne loved animals and took joy in having treats for the neighbour’s pets.
The family would like to thank Don and Chris for always being there for Wayne.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no formal service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to any no kill animal shelter.
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne Frank Robert on October 11, 2022 after a lengthy stay at St. Boniface Hospital.
Wayne is survived by his wife Susan, sons; Kris, Ryan, Derek (Chenise), grandsons; Cohen and Henley, sister; Gail (Bruce), sister-in-law Karen (Hooman), aunt Darlene (Al), mother Doris, brother Ronald (Rosa), uncle Doug (Phyllis), and many nieces and nephews. Wayne was predeceased by his father, Frank.
Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 2, 1954 where he lived all his life. Wayne truly did follow the beat of his own drum. He had many career paths from wrestling (under the name Freight Train Bobby Baker) to car salesman to educational assistant. Wayne had an eclectic taste and a great sense of humour. He could make anybody laugh with his absurd stories and goofy dad jokes. His favorite thing in life was to stay at home, watch TV and be in the company of his grandsons. He could easily be convinced by them to watch many hours of You Tube or Treehouse TV. Wayne had a big warm presence and will greatly missed by all.
A private family celebration will be held.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Siloam Mission 300 Princess Street, Winnipeg, MB. R3B 1M3.
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It is with deep sadness our family announces the peaceful passing of Wayne Johannesson at the age of 78 years on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at St.Boniface Hospital (Extended Care Unit) after a long illness.
His desire to live knew no bounds and he was a miracle for what he had overcome.
He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 59 years, Eleanor Johannesson, daughter Leanne (Ward) and son Warren, grandchildren; Rae-Anne (Ryley), Kyle, Rachelle(Jaren), Rebecca (Vishal), Anthony, Joseph, greatgrandchildren; Lucca, Aria and Audrey. He also leaves his sister Christine (Don), brother Jory, brother-in-law Brian Boyle (Donna), cousins and many very close friends.
Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 21, 1943 to the late Margaret and Walter Johannesson. He was also predeceased by his son Daryl and brother Ken.
Wayne worked for the Winnipeg Transit, retiring on June 20, 2003.
Mesa, Arizona was our winter home for 10 years where we met so many new friends.
Wayne enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a good pool player, playing pool for fun and in competitions where he was known in the South as “Manitoba Fats”. He enjoyed weekly crib games that he loved so much with close friends along with bingo outings.
He was always friendly, kind and willing to help someone.
The family wishes to thank Doctors and Staff at Seven Oaks Hospital and St. Boniface Hospital (Extended Care Units and Dialysis Units) for their patience and care during Wayne’s illness. Many thanks to our wonderful friends who have shown so much support during this trying time.
As per Wayne’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.
“We love you now Honey and always.”
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It is with deep sorrow our family announces that suddenly on July 15, 2019 our precious son passed away in the USA at the age of 56 years.
He leaves to mourn his passing two sons, Anthony and Joseph; his mom and dad, Wayne and Eleanor Johannesson, brother Warren, sister Leanne Wiebe (Ward), uncle Brian (Donna), aunt Christine (Don), uncle Jory and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Daryl was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and later travelled extensively in the USA, meeting many more close friends.
Daryl was kind, loving, having a wicked sense of humour and an infectious laugh. He spent his life caring for his family and transport driving on the highway from coast to coast. Because he totaled over a million miles driving, he was able to have a brand new truck with all the “bells and whistles” through KLLM.
As per Daryl’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.
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“We love you with all our hearts and miss you terribly!”