Bjarnason, Allan C.

Allan C

Allan C. “Barney” Bjarnason

1923 – 2004

Barney Bjarnason.jpgPeacefully, on Sunday, December 12, 2004 our beloved husband, dad, afi and best friend passed away at Boundary Trails Health Centre. Barney was born June 19, 1923 in Brandon, the youngest of 10 children.

He was predeceased by his son Warren (1990) and leaves to mourn his wife Eleanor (nee Goodman), daughter Cheryl and Wayne Warkentin of Morden, special grandchildren; Jenelle, Daniel and Amanda. He also leaves to mourn 1 brother Carl and wife Edna; 2 sisters Margaret and husband Alvin and Runa; brother-in-law Doug and wife Jan; sister-in-law Jonina and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barney was employed by Manitoba Hydro for 38 years prior to his retirement in 1982. He loved his golf and served on the Minnewasta Golf Club committee. He was also a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #11. Barney was on the founding committee of the Morden Recreation Centre and was active in the community and took pride in his town.

Barney was a special man who tried to live his life by the verse “Desiderata” and always thinking of others.

He will be sorely missed by those he touched.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial service was held on Thursday, December 16, 2004 at 2:00 pm St. Paul’s United Church, Morden. A private family inurnment took place prior to the service at Chapel Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Boundary Trails Cancer Care or Palliative Care, Box 2000 Winkler, MB R6W 1H8.

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden in care of arrangements.

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