Darling, Elsie Melinda

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Elsie Melinda Darling

Elsie Melinda Darling (nee Scharf)

1914 - 2008

Darling, ElsieOV.jpgOn Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at Pembina-Manitou Health Centre Elsie Darling, aged 93 years of Manitou, MB formerly of La Riviere, MB passed quietly to be with her Lord and Saviour. 

Elsie was born October 21, 1914 on her parents’ farm east of La Riviere, MB the daughter of the late Percy and Rhoda Scharf.  She married Kelvin Darling in December 1935. 

She leaves to mourn her passing 1 daughter, Ruth and Geoff Kuyper; 1 son, Dennis and Trya Darling of La Riviere; 6 granddaughters; 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson as well as 2 sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Kelvin (1995); daughter, Joyce Schmidt and all 7 of her siblings. 

Funeral service was held on Monday, January 28, 2008 at 11:00 am at Wiebe Funeral Chapel.  Interment followed at Riverside Cemetery in La Riviere.

Home where no thought of tomorrow

Will ever darken the brow

Home in the presence of Jesus

For all eternity now.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elsie’s memory to either the Pembina-Manitou Health Centre Box 129 Manitou, MB R0G 1G0 or the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan 21 Leslie Dr. Morden, MB R6M 1P7.

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden in care of arrangements.

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