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Peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2021 with her sister by her side, Evelyn Buors passed away at the age of 81.
Predeceased by her parents, Frank & Brenda Twiss, husband Gerard Buors, brother William, sister-in-law Marjorie Twiss, brother-in-law Pete Elias, brother-in-law Tom Bedford, brother Arthur Twiss, nephews Robert & Bradley Elias, Arthur Twiss Jr. & Sandy Wildfang.
Left to cherish are her children, Mickey (Linda) Peters, Cary (Lori) Peters and Marsha (Bryan) Trace; siblings Mary (Clifford) Wildfang, Jean (John) Heide, Robert (Barbara) Twiss, Peggy Elias, Trevona Bedford, Donald (Beverley) Twiss, sister-in-law Lynn Twiss, Stanley (Wendy) Twiss and Douglas (Gloria) Twiss; grandchildren, William, Justin, Mathew, Lacey and Lane; 10 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; Evelyn is also lovingly remembered by her companion Landon Snow, several nieces and nephews and special friends.
Evelyn was born on May 29th, 1939 and raised in the community of Elm Creek, MB. She met and married Dennis Peters, moved to Winnipeg where they had their 2 boys. Later in years Evelyn and her boys moved to Calgary, AB where she became a foster parent and began her career with Telus. During her years in Calgary Evelyn became a mom to her only daughter.
After retirement, Evelyn and her husband Gerard moved back to Portage la Prairie to be closer to family. Evelyn much enjoyed being a part of the Portage community, she was a long-time member of the A.N.A.F. Unit 13. She volunteered and was appointed President of the Unit 13 Ladies Auxillary for many many years. She also did the organization of Tuesday night Crib games until her health no longer allowed. Evelyn would not pass up a good card game which gave her time to catch up with those who knew her well.
Evelyn’s family would like to extend a heart filled thank you to neighbor and special friend Betty Roe for her special care in Evelyn’s final days. Also, thank you to the PDGH for the caring and prompt attention.
A graveside service will take place at a later in the Elm Creek Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Evelynn’s memory to the Central Plains Cancer Services, 318 Saskatchewan Ave. E., Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 0K8.
A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel. www.mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com
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