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Nancy Lou Rendall (nee Johnston)

September 10, 1948 – January 1, 2017


rendall sqOn Sunday January 1, 2017 at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Nancy Rendall aged 68 of Manitou, MB passed away.

Nancy was the youngest of four children born to Stuart and Muriel Johnston was raised on the family farm at Mowbray, MB. She attended Mowbray School, Boundary School, Darlingford School and Nellie McClung Collegiate in Manitou. After graduating Grade 11, she went on to the Success Commercial College and obtained a secretarial degree. In 1968, she married her school days love, Lawrie Rendall and starte a family in 1971 with the birth of Nicole who was followed by Marcie in 1975. She w as blessed with three grandchildren, Sean, Sydney and Finley. In 1977, she began working locally as a legal secretary for Selby Law Office and over the next forty years, worked for Selby Law Office and McCullough Law Office. She was a 4-H member during her school years. She spent many hours doing community service. She was a member of the Kinette Club of Manitou and director of the local thrift store. She also spent many years as the President of the Border Girls Softball League and the local Minor Girls Ball. She coached both her girls’ ball teams for a number of years and attended many ball games and provincial tournaments.

Nancy leaves to mourn her passing her husband, Lawrie, daughter, Nicole and husband, Al Sawatzky, grandson, Sean Rendall, daughter, Marcie  and husband, Jim Crockett, granddaughters, Sydney and Finley. She is survived by her siblings, Myrna Thompson, Stan and Joyce Johnston, Mel and Gloria Johnston, brother and sister-in-law,, Harold and Gay Rendall, sister-in-law, Bobbie Parker as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Stuart and Muriel Johnston, father and mother-in-law, Robert and Helen Rendall, brothers-in-law, Bruce Parker and Gordon Thompson and sister-in-law, Grace Rendall.

Memorial service at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday January 7, 2017 at St, Andrew’s United Church in Manitou with interment prior at New Haven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nancy’s memory to the Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation designated to Palliative Care or to Good as New Thrift Store in Manitou.

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden

In care of arrangements


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