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George Desjardin

January 23, 1957 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 64)


On Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the Portage District General Hospital George Desjardin passed away at the age of 64 years.

George was born on January 23, 1957 and raised in Portage la Prairie.  At a young age he enjoyed playing sports, such as hockey and baseball.  George was employed by the government of Manitoba for 32 years, from February 13, 1984 to May 13, 2016.

He was predeceased by his mother Marjorie (2012), father Clarence (1996), brother Daryl (2018) and infant sister Valerie (1959).  George leaves to mourn his passing his two sisters Shelly (Mark) Mazurat and Elizabeth Lilley (Dan Gurke), along with nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.  He will also be remembered by his aunt Doreen Cardinal, uncles Bill Desjardin and Eddie Desjardin, extended family and friends, as well as his loving dog Lucky.

A public viewing will take place at McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  A private family graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in George’s memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 1379 Kenaston Boulevard Winnipeg, MB R3P 2T5.

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

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of George Desjardin, please visit our floral store.


November 18, 2021

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel
56 Royal Road South
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 1T6

Private Family Interment

Hillside Cemetery


Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba
1379 Kenaston Boulevard, Winnipeg MB R3P 2T5

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