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Phoebe Christianson

April 16, 1923 — December 18, 2018

Phoebe passed away on December 18, 2018 at the Heritage Lodge Nursing Home in Winnipeg, MB at the age of 95.

She was the second youngest, and last surviving, of twelve siblings in the Shortridge family.  Phoebe is survived by her children Chris (Roberta) of Portage la Prairie, Elaine (David) Pollock of Ottawa, and Bjorn (Roberta) of High Bluff, 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.

At Phoebe’s request, there will be no funeral. A private family interment will take place at a later date.

If friends so desire, donations in memory of Phoebe may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Unit 2 – 218 Saskatchewan Ave. E. Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0K9, the Community Foundation of Portage & District, 206 Saskatchewan Ave East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 0K9 or to a charity of your own choice.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.  204-857-4021

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Phoebe Christianson, please visit our flower store.

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