Sadly, on Sunday, December 15, 2019 our relative Darren Meeches left us to start his journey to the spirit world at the age of 51 years.
Left to mourn Darren’s passing are his mother Lena Meeches (Cecil Paul), siblings Kerry (Peggy),Daryl, Freida, Brenda (Ken), Sandra, Larry, Arlene, Randell (Leeanne) and Sherry (Dean), special Aunt Leona Meeches, and many nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles, cousins, friends and extended family.
Darren was predeceased by his father David McKinney, stepparents Frank Merrick and Emma McKinney, siblings Kimball Meeches and Sharon Feaks (Meeches), and nephews Riley Meeches and Sherman Meeches.
Darren loved flipping through magazines! He would carry them in a bag wherever he went. He was fascinated with pictures of Ferris Wheels and Fireworks. Darren also loved music… especially Heart, and loved going to Bingos. He spent a lot of time rummaging at Thrift Stores with family and friends. Darren always looked forward to the Portage Fair – every year he would walk around and enjoy the food. Another hobby he had was having his own little garage sales at his residence.
Darren was a very happy, easy going person and he had a unique character about him. Darren had many friends and relatives who loved and respected him. Diabetes took over Darren’s health. As the years went by, he tried his best to continue on with life normally, until he could no longer walk.
We are going to miss your big friendly smile Darren… and that friendly “Hi!” whenever we seen you. Be on your journey Darren… you are free from pain our precious relative!
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the Portage District General Hospital Medical Ward for the care that Darren received during his stay, as well as the homecare nurses that looked after him, and to McKenzies Funeral Chapel for their guidance.
Traditional Wake will take place at Long Plain Spirit Lodge on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Traditional Feast and Service will be held at Long Plain Spirit Lodge on Friday, December 20, 2019 beginning at 12:00 noon.
A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel. 204-857-4021 www.mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com
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