With family by her side, Madeleine Sidonie De Smet (nee Verstraeten), formerly of Swan Lake MB, passed away at the Notre Dame Foyer on Tuesday July 30, 2019 at the age of 96 years.
Madeleine was predeceased by husband Maurice and great-grandchild Madison, by twin sister Germaine Gagnon, sister Elodie Roels, brother Albert Verstraeten and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law.
She leaves to mourn her passing her six children Robert (Josiane) De Smet of St. Claude MB, Donald (Lorraine) De Smet of Swan Lake MB, Elaine (Denis) Chabbert of Birds Hill MB, Ken (Bev) De Smet of Stonewall MB, Edward (Alayne) De Smet of Cypress River MB and Edna (John) Van De Kerckhove of Swan Lake MB; Grandchildren Kelly Chabbert, Carly (Ken) Zelinsky, Jordan (Angie) Chabbert, Shannon (Pat) Comte, Melissa (Sean) Root, Alysia (Matt) Frankemolle, Meaghan Van De Kerckhove, Courtney (Jerrod) Wilson, Sabrina (Nick) Sanders, Paige Van De Kerckhove, Kelvin Cousin and Heather Cousin-De Smet; Great grandchildren Cole, Luke, Scott, Jesse, Lincoln, Charlotte, Alex, Davis, Aven, Sandra, Katrina and Felix. She also leaves to mourn 3 sisters-in-law Alida Verstraeten, Celina Lippens and Clarice Wytinck. as well as numerous extended relatives. Thank you to special companions Rita, Jennifer and Marie.
Prayers will be held on Thursday August 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Jamieson’s Holland Chapel. Mass of the Christian Burial will take place on Friday August 2, 2019 at 10:00 am in the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Swan Lake MB, with Father Vincent Lusty as Celebrant. Eulogy & Video tribute at 9:40 am prior to Mass.
Interment will take place in the St. Martin of Tours Parish Cemetery. Luncheon will be served in the Parish Hall after the interment.
Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made to the St. Martin of Tours Parish, Swan Lake MB R0G 2S0.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Madeleine Sidonie De Smet Verstraeten Tuesday July 30th 2019..
Death notice for the town of: Holland, Province: Manitoba