LANGFORD, Allison Kay

LANGFORD, Allison, Kay Late of Cordalba, Qld. Passed away suddenly on Saturday, 25 May 2024, aged 70 years. Previous Wife of Stephen and previous partner of Moses (dec’d). Beloved Mother and Mother-in-law of Roslyn and Chris, Leonie and Sam, Danielle and Matt. Cherished “Nanny Mo” of her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Much loved Sister of Diane. Loving Aunt, Cousin and Special Friend of many. Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend a Service to celebrate Allison’s life to be held at 13 Kingston Drive, Cordalba on Thursday, 06 June 2024, commencing at 10am, followed by interment at the Cordalba Cemetery. The Celebration of Allison’s life will be livestreamed and those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au by close of business on Wednesday, 05 June 2024. (Please note Jenlesley PL will never ask for your personal details nor request payment for a livestream.) “Loving memories are ours to keep”

CHAPMAN, BARRYMORE CHARLES

CHAMPMAN, Barrymore Charles Known as Barry. Late of Childers. Passed away peacefully on Monday, 27 May 2024, aged 87 years. Much loved Husband of Marie. Loving Father and Father-in-law of Geoff and Ann, Carl and Berniece, Murray and Felicity, Anne-Maree and Phil. Cherished Grandpa of 13 Grandchildren and 18 Great Grandchildren. Beloved Brother and Brother-in-law of Beverley and John (dec’d). Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service for Barry to be held at the Isis Club on Friday, 31 May 2024, commencing at 1:30pm.

MORRISON, VICKI JUNE

MORRISON, Vicki June (nee Masters) Passed away unexpectedly on the 15th May 2024, aged 67 years. Loved Partner, Mummsy, Nana, Daughter, Sister and friend to many. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a farewell service to celebrate Vicki’s life to be held at the Heritage Chapel, Maryborough Crematorium on Friday, 31st May 2024, commencing at 1 pm. The family ask any attendees to wear something colourful or animal print to the service to honour Vicki’s memory. Vicki’s farewell service will be livestreamed and those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au before close of business on 30/05/2024.

QUEITZSCH, Clarice

QUEITZSCH, Clarice (nee Prosser, formerly Drescher) Late of Forest View, Childers, formerly of the Gold Coast. Taken into God’s care on Thursday, 16th May 2024, aged 99 years, 6 months, 21 days. Clarice will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved her. A memorial service to honour Clarice’s life will be held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Childers on Thursday, 6th June 2024, commencing at 2 pm. “Forever in our hearts”

ROYAN, PATRICIA

ROYAN, Patricia Margaret Known as “Pat”‘ Late of Woodgate, formerly of Redridge. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday. 17th April 2024, aged 87 years. Adored Wife of Rob. Cherished Mother and Mother-in-law of Neville and Christine, Bruce and Susan, Mark and Roslyn, Paul and Carlene. Much loved Grandma of Jessica and Marcus, Christopher, Luke, Ashley, Stephen, Haylee and Royce, and Brooke. Treasured Great-Grandma of Indiana and Mikayla. Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend a celebration of Pat’s life to be held at the Woodgate Community Hall on Monday, 22nd April 2024, commencing at 1 pm, followed by a private cremation. “Forever in our hearts”

ANDERSON, BRUCE

ANDERSON, Bruce Graeme Late of Woodgate, formerly of Victoria. After a short illness Bruce passed away peacefully at the Mater Private Hospital, Bundaberg on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, aged 78 years. Loved youngest Son of Jack and Coral Anderson (both dec’d). Partner to Sally. Doggy Daddy to Rosie and Ned. Dad to Bronwyn, Paul and Kim. Father-in-law to Bob and Lyndz. Poppa to Tanya, Thomas and Sean. Treasured Friend to many. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Bruce’s life to be held at the Woodgate Community Hall on Friday, 5 April 2024, commencing at 10am. The Celebration of Bruce’s life will be livestreamed & those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au by close of business 04/04/2024. (Please note: Jenlesley PL will never ask for your personal details nor request payment for a livestream.) Bruce’s family would like to thank the staff at the Mater Private Hospital, Bundaberg for the care and compassion shown to both them and Bruce during his time with them. “Loving memories are ours to keep”

SNELL, FREDERICA MAY

SNELL, Frederica May (nee Bloxsidge) Known as “Freda” Late of Childers, formerly of Mackay. Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Friday, 8th December 2023, aged 89 years. Wife of Lloyd (dec’d). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Robert and Sandra (dec’d), Linda (dec’d) and Bobby, Ronald (“Bully”) and Susan, Donna and Manuel (dec’d), Lesley (dec’d), Brian and Kym. Much loved Grandma, Great-Grandma and Great-Great-Grandma of her extended family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside funeral service to celebrate Freda’s life to be held at the Childers Lawn Cemetery on Saturday, 16th December 2023, commencing at 3 pm. Freda’s funeral service will be livestreamed and those wishing to participate should email: admin@jenlesley.com.au before the close of business Friday.

DELLER-SMITH, Colin Edward

Known as “Kermit” Late of Childers, formerly of Middlemount and Moura. Passed away peacefully on Friday, 1 December 2023, aged 85 years. Much loved Husband of Ginger. Beloved Father and Father-in-law of Paul, Jane, Jonathan (dec’d), Nicola and Adele. Loving Pop of eleven grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Loved big Brother of Geoff (dec’d), Norman and Steven (dec’d). Special friend of many. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service to celebrate Colin’s life to be held at the Hope Church, Apple Tree Creek (formerly the Apple Tree Creek Hall), on Monday, 18 December 2023, commencing at 10 am.

JOHANNESEN, GREGORY JAMES

Known as “Joey” Late of Woodgate Beach, formerly of Biggenden. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Saturday, 21st October 2023, aged 74 years. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Terry and Kellie, Kylie and Daniel. Much loved Son of Eric (dec’d) and Val (dec’d) Johannesen. Adored Grandad to Riley and Tarah, Angus, Tom, Will and Zac. Brother and Brother-in-law of Kerry and Glenn, Betty and Carlos, Rodney, Bronwyn and Ollie, and Barbara. Uncle to many. Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a service to celebrate “Joey’s” life to be held at the Woodgate Community Hall on Thursday, 2nd November 2023, commencing at 1 pm. “Forever in our hearts” “Gone Fishing”

SMART, John Allan

Known as “Johnny” Late of Childers, formerly of Sydney. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 11 July 2023, aged 70 years. Adored Husband of Marie. Cherished Father and Father-in-Law of Sam and Shane. Treasured Poppy John of Mack. Much Loved Brother and Brother-in-Law of Tom (dec’d), Jean (dec’d) and Jack (dec’d). Beloved Uncle of Bobby, Theresa. Friends and Family are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service for Johnny to be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Childers on Friday, 21 July 2023, commencing at 11am, followed by a private cremation. Johnny’s service will be livestreamed and those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au by close of business the day before. “Forever in our hearts”

Guilfoyle, Leslie Darcy

Known as “Les” Late of Apple Tree Creek, formerly of Denman, NSW. Passed away peacefully on Friday, 26th May 2023, aged 77 years. Cherished Husband of Pauline. Dearly Loved Father of Darrin, Brad, and Marty. Very Much Loved Pop of James, Indi, Adam, Justyn, Amber, and Aleisha. Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Les’ life to be held at the graveside, Childers Lawn Cemetery on Tuesday, 6th June 2023, commencing at 10am. “Forever in our Hearts”

REEPSDORFF, Kevin William Leslie

Passed away on Saturday, 29 April 2023, aged 82 years. Much loved Cousin of Beth, Verna and John, Julie and Danny. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside funeral service for Kevin at the Apple Tree Creek Monumental Cemetery on Thursday, 11 May 2023, commencing at 11 am. “Forever in our hearts”

Mann, Brian John

Late of Childers formerly of Woodgate and Moura. Passed away peacefully on Thursday, 23 March 2023, aged 66 years. Dearly loved Husband of Robyn. Adored Father and Father-in-law of Daniel and Endora, Tom and Iris, and Sharise. Son of Keith (dec’d) and Nancy. Precious Grandad of Ellinora, Avalina, Gabriella and Nikolai. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Brian’s life to be held at the Apple Tree Creek Memorial Hall, 29394 Bruce Highway, on Monday, 3 April 2023, commencing at 10am, followed by interment at the Childers Lawn Cemetery. It was Brian’s request for attendees to please wear Blue. The Service will be livestreamed. Those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au no later than close of business the day before to request the link.

Douglas, June

Late of Keperra, formerly of Apple Tree Creek. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Taken into God’s care on Saturday, 4th February 2023, aged 88 years. Loving Mother of Tony (dec’d), Karen, Carmel, Lynette, Neil (Buddy), Robert, Edward, Cherelle (dec’d), Graham and Robyn. Daughter of Annie and Alex Douglas. Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great Great Grandmother to many. Aunty to many. Sister to Phyllis and Helen. Family and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of June’s life to be held at the Anglican Church (Christ Church), 24 Macrossan Street, Childers at 10am Friday, 24th February 2023, followed by interment at Apple Tree Creek Cemetery. “Forever in our Hearts”

SELLEN, Joan Elizabeth

Late of Bundaberg, formerly of Woodgate Beach. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 15 January 2023, aged 91 years. Much Loved Sister of Stanley (dec’d) and Audrey. Beloved Aunt of Cindy. Family and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Joan’s Life to be held at Christ Church Anglican Church, Childers on Wednesday, 25 January 2023, commencing at 11am. Followed by interment at the Childers Lawn Cemetery. The Service will be livestreamed. Those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au no later than close of business the day before to request the link. “Forever in our Hearts”

Grant, Liisa Anneli (nee Roppola)

Late of Childers. Passed away with her loving family by her side on Thursday, 8th December 2022, aged 76 years. Much Loved Wife of Donald. Treasured Mother and Mother-in-law of Lisa and Jari, Lindy and Bruce, Jason and Maree. Adored Step-mum to Kim and Nigel. Loving Grandma of 12 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren. Special Friend of many. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Graveside Service for Liisa to be held at Childers Lawn Cemetery on Friday, 16th December 2022, commencing at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Australian Koala Foundation would be appreciated. Envelopes and a donation box will be available at the service. The Graveside Service will be livestreamed. Those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au no later than close of business the day before to request the link. “Forever in our Hearts”

DINGLE, Libbie Jane

Late of Redridge, Childers. Passed away on 10 October 2022, aged 19 months. Precious Daughter of Zack and Mariah. Beloved Sister of Abbie. Treasured Granddaughter of Kerrie and Ted (Nanny and Poppy), Karen and Wayne (Grammy and Poppy). Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend a farewell service for Libbie to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Thursday, 27th October 2022, commencing at 10 am, followed by a private (invited family only) interment ceremony in the Childers Lawn Cemetery.

FISHBURN, Barry Arnold

Late of Childers, formerly of Mittagong, NSW. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on 19th August 2022, aged 80 years. Beloved Husband of Jean (dec’d). Adored Father of Janine (dec’d) and Jodie, and Father-in-law of Scott. Treasured Poppy of Jordan, Ryan, Ivy and Oscar. Precious Brother to Sophia. Family and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Graveside Service for Barry to be held at the Childers Lawn Cemetery on Friday 2nd September 2022, commencing at 11am. “Forever in our Hearts”

WILCOX, Walter Clarence

Late of Childers, formerly of Peak Hill, NSW. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 9 August 2022, aged 84 years. Dearly beloved Husband of Cecilia. Loving Father of Scott, Craig, Vikki, Alicia, Alanna and Donna. Adored Son of Reuben (dec’d) and Violet (dec’d). Cherished Pop of 10 Grandchildren and Great Grandpop of four Great Grandchildren. Much Loved Brother of Marie, Kevin, Coral, Janice (dec’d) and Ann. Uncle and Special Friend to Many. Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Walter’s life to be held at the Sacred Heart Parish, 44 Bruce Highway, Childers on Monday, 15 August 2022, commencing at 11:30am, followed by interment at the Childers Lawn Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed and those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au by 5pm, Sunday, 14 August 2022. “Forever in our Hearts”

Carol Joan Clare (nee Lindsay)

Late of Woodgate Beach. Passed away with her loving family by her side on Thursday, 4th August 2022, aged 63 years. Cherished Wife and Best Friend of Ian. Much Loved Mother of Riley. Dearly Loved Daughter of Frank and Joan (dec’d). Cherished Sister of Christine, Jennifer, Peter, and their families. Much Loved Aunt. Special Friend to many from the Woodgate Beach Community. Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Carol’s life to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Wednesday, 10th August 2022, commencing at 10am, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Brain Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the service. The service will be livestreamed. Those wishing to participate should email admin@jenlesley.com.au

WHITE, Alan Eric Mason

Late of Childers. Passed away peacefully on Monday, 18 July 2022, aged 100 years. Much Loved Uncle of Graham and Desley, Peter and Carol-lyn, Allan and Helen, Ian and Sharon, and Judy. Special Friend of many. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend the Graveside Service for Alan, to be held at Childers Lawn Cemetery on Monday 25 July 2022, commencing at 10am.

HRELJA, JANICE MARY

HRELJA, Janice Mary (nee McKenna) Known as “Jan”. Late of Forest View, Childers. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 28th May 2022, aged 87 years. Devoted Wife of Martin (dec’d). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Lisa, Peter and Kerry, Victoria and Rogan, Catherine and Michael, Guy (dec’d) and Tina. Beloved Grandma and “Jana” of Tahnee, Matt, Sophie, Mitchell, Jack, Zac, Kyle and Great-grandma to Andrew. Loving Aunt of her family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Jan’s life to be held at the Christ Church Anglican Church, Macrossan Street, Childers on Friday, 3rd June 2022, commencing at 10 am, followed by a private interment in the Childers Lawn Cemetery.

CUNNINGHAM, Liam Patrick Roy

Cunningham, Liam Patrick Roy Late of Bowen Hills. Passed away suddenly on Saturday, 23rd of October 2021, aged 39 years. Beloved Son of Aidan (deceased) and Jenny. Much Loved Brother and Brother-in-Law of Gemma and Dan, and, Katie and John. Treasured Uncle of Aidan, Ellie, Noah, Harry, Alyssa and Flynn. Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service to Celebrate Liam’s life, to be held at HSG at the Garden, 57 Gorlicks Road, Branyan on Saturday the 6th of November 2021, Commencing at 11.OOa.m. COVID-19 restrictions will apply. Hand sanitising and social distancing are essential. Attendees will need to sign in using the Qld QR app. The service will be live streamed, and those wishing to participate should email: admin@jenlesley.com.au

ELLIS, Robert John

Late of Woodgate Beach, formerly of Nanango and Brisbane. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 2nd October 2021, aged 74 years, 11 months, 29 days. Husband of Dianna (dec’d).  Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Anthony and Belinda, Steven and Natalie.  Adored Poppy Bob of Jacqui, James, Tahlia, Katelyn and Emily.  Cherished Brother and Brother-in-law of Roslyn and Bill. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Robert’s life to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Saturday, 16th October 2021, commencing at 11 am, followed by a private cremation. COVID-19 restrictions apply. Social distancing and hand sanitizing is essential. Robert’s funeral service will be livestreamed and anyone wishing to participate should email Childers Woodgate Funeral Services on admin@jenlesley.com,au 

Rodger, Alan

RODGER, Alan Late of Childers formerly of “Tarana”, Taroom.  Passed away peacefully on Thursday, 30th September 2021, aged 83 years.  Loving Husband of Noel. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of David and Alison, John and Robyn, Janet and Peter.  Treasured Pa Pa and Grandpa of Adam, Ian, Carl, Ondria, Anita, Justin, Rachel and Meghan and great grandchildren Cormac, Harvey, Hugh, Hannah and Abigail.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service to celebrate Alan’s life to be held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, 6 Broadhurst Street, Childers  on Saturday, 9th October 2021 commencing at 11 am.  COVID-19 restrictions apply. Hand sanitising and social distancing are essential. The memorial service will be live streamed. If you wish to participate in the live stream, please email: admin@jenlesley.com.au Alan will be privately interred.

BATES, Neville James

Known as “Nev”. Late of Childers, formerly of Cairns and Maryborough. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Monday, 13th September 2021, aged 81 years. Dearly loved Husband of Ruth. Much loved Father of Jeffrey (dec’d), Steven, Karen, Gary and their families Former Husband of Margaret (dec’d). Loving Son, Brother, Uncle to the extended family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Nev’s life to be held at the Heritage Chapel, Maryborough Crematorium on Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, commencing at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland. Envelopes available at the service. COVID-19 rules apply. Social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The service will be live streamed and anyone wishing to participate in the live stream should email: admin@jenlesley.com.au

McLaughlin, Raymond Paul

McLaughlin, Raymond Paul Known as “Boris” Late of Gregory River, formerly of Palmwoods. Passed away on Saturday, 21 August 2021, after a long illness, aged 57 years. Beloved Son of Dudley and Eunice. Brother of Tracy, Kathy, Mark (dec’d) and Tina (dec’d). Much loved Uncle to his Nieces and Nephews. Sadly missed by all. Raymond was privately cremated. “Always Remembered”

HESSE, LINDSAY ALAN

HESSE, Lindsay Alan late of Childers. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 18th July 2021, aged 81 years. Much loved Husband of Betty. Treasured Father and Father-in-law of Mark and Margaret, Mathew and Jenny and Nicole and Glen. Dearly loved Grandad of Naomi, Joshua, Rebekah, Mitchell, Luke, Harry, Micaela, Courtney and Sean and Great Grandad of Levi. Loving Brother of Ian, Peter, Bronwen, Kristine, Kerry and Dallon. Much loved Uncle to his extended family. “Forever in our Hearts” Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Lindsay’s life to be held at the Childers Lawn Cemetery on Friday 23rd July 2021, commencing at 1.00pm. Covid-19 restrictions will apply. Social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The funeral service will be live streamed and anyone wishing to participate should email: admin@jenlesley.com.au

Ruane, Arthur John

Ruane, Arthur John Late of Cordalba, formerly of Lismore. Passed away suddenly on Friday, 2 July 2021, aged 65 years. Much loved Partner of Colleen. Beloved Father and Father-in-law of Kim and Leon, Natasha and Steve, Stephen and Shannon, Joshua (dec’d). Grandfather of Yasmine, Cole, Alli, Jack. Son of Mary (dec’d) and Arthur (dec’d). Brother of Leanne and Marilyn. Uncle, Cousin and Special Friend to Many. Family and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service to Celebrate Arthur’s life to be held at 41 Commodore Drive, South Bingera, Qld, 4670 on Monday, 12 July 2021 commencing at 2:30p.m. Covid-19 restrictions will apply. Social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The funeral service will be live streamed and anyone wishing to participate should email Childers-Woodgate Funeral Services at admin@jenlesley.com.au

HRELJA, GUY MARTIN JOHN

Late of Bundaberg, formerly of Childers. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 6th April 2021, aged 58 years. Much loved Husband of Tina. Loving Father of Zach and Kyle. Adored Son of Martin (dec’d) and Jan. Cherished Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of his extended family. A private funeral service will be held for Guy next week.

HOBDEN, Pamela Margaret Rosser

HOBDEN, Pamela Margaret Rosser (nee Rogers) Known as “Pam”. Late of Forest View, Childers, formerly of Kaimkillenbun. Passed away peacefully on Friday, 19th March 2021, aged 81 years. Loving Wife of David (dec’d). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Carole and Mark, Debbie (dec’d), Heather and Jason, Kerry and John. Loving Grandma of Tim, Matthew, Rebekah, Michael, Thomas, Caitlyn, Brooke, Jordan, Elisa, Liam. Sister and Sister-in-law of John and Marilyn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to a memorial service for Pam, to be held at the Childers Wesleyan Methodist Church on Friday, 26th March 2021, commencing at 1 pm. Pam will be privately interred in the Childers Lawn Cemetery prior to the memorial service. COVID-19 regulations will apply. Hand sanitizing is essential and social distancing applies.

COOMBE, Peter Raymond

COOMBE, Peter Raymond Known as “Kiwi”. Late of Delan, formerly of New Zealand. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 14 February 2021, aged 57 years. Adored friend of Leah. Loving Father of Jemma, Kayla, Simara and Ricky. Much loved Son of Mary and Ray. Cherished Brother of Dianne, Sharon, Brian. Peter is to be privately cremated. “Will always be missed and will always be in our hearts”

WIELAND, James Eric

WIELAND, James Eric B.E.M (Service No. 14910) Known as “Jim”. Late of Woodgate Beach, formerly of Boonah. Passed away peacefully on Monday, 4 January 2021, aged 82 years. Much loved Husband of Heather. Loving Father of Sue, Kim, James, Prue, Stef, Melissa. Adored Grandfather of Michelle, Ben, Lucy, Mackenzie, Tallon and Great-Grandfather of Asher and Kade. Beloved Brother of Sandy, Anne. Loving Uncle of Kelly. A funeral Service for Jim will be held at the Woodgate Community Hall on Tuesday, 12th January 2021, commencing at 10am, followed by a private cremation. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the numbers in attendance will be restricted to 200. Social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The funeral service will be live streamed and those wishing to participate will need to contact Childers-Woodgate Funeral Services on admin@jenlesley.com.au. 

BRADFORD, George Alfred

Late of Apple Tree Creek, formerly of Tannymorel. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, 18th November 2020, aged 69 years. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Dianne, Kim and Russell, Darren and Diane, Michelle and Peter, Shane and Kristen, Tay-Lah, Daniel. Cherished Pop of his many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Brother and Brother-in-Law of Hazel, Graham and Gloria, Nola and John, Margaret and Barry, Evelyn and John, Alison and Alan, Marlene, Rob and Carol. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend the Graveside Service for George to be held at the Apple Tree Creek Lawn Cemetery on Thursday 26th November 2020, commencing at 11am. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the numbers in attendance will be restricted to 200. Social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The funeral service will be live streamed and those wishing to participate will need to contact the family. “At Peace”

NEWKIRK, John Benjamin

Late of Childers, formerly of Middlemount and Bribie Island. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 25th August 2020, aged 75 years. Loving Husband of Estelle. Devoted Father and Father-in-law of Richard, Adele and Jono (dec’d). Much loved Pop of Billy-Joel, Garth, Clarissa and Troy, Fred. Fond Pop of his great-grandchildren – Ryker, Serenity, Connor, and Huxley. Special friend of QAS staff of Central Queensland. John is to be privately cremated. Condolences can be sent to the family via our Website.

WORSLEY, Peter Edward John

Late of Biggenden. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 22nd August 2020, Aged 81 years. Loving Husband of Patricia. Beloved Father and Father-in-law of Craig and Rachael, Matthew and Sue, Jacqueline, Sean and Jacqueline, Selina and David. Much loved Grandad and Pop of Lachlan, Emma, Sarah, Hamish, Henry, Hudson, Matthew, Caitlin, Lilly and William. Cherished Brother and Brother-in-law of Paul and Robyn, and Jennifer. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Peter’s life to be held at St Peter’s Catholic Church, 17 Victoria Street, Biggenden on Thursday, 27th August 2020, commencing at 11 am, followed by interment at the Degilbo Cemetery. Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions apply, therefore, social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The service will be live streamed and those wishing to participate will need to contact the family.

REYNOLDS, Delma Rose

REYNOLDS, Delma Rose (nee Menkens) Late of “Claddagh”, Cinnibar, Qld, formerly of Bundaberg. Passed away peacefully on Friday, 14th August 2020, aged 85 years. Much loved Wife of Norm (dec’d). Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Ian and Gudrun, Wendy (dec’d). Cherished Grandma of Rosalie and Isobel. Treasured Sister and Sister-in-law of Bryan (dec’d) and Beverly. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Delma’s life to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 19 Thorn Street, Murgon on Saturday, 22nd August 2020, commencing at 12 midday, followed by a private cremation. Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions apply, therefore, social distancing and hand sanitising is essential. The service will be live streamed and those wishing to participate will need to contact the family. Messages of Condolence can be forwarded to the family via our website.  

Janssen, Margarete

Late of Bargara, formerly of Childers. Passed away peacefully on Thursday, 9th July 2020, aged 92 years. Treasured wife of Willi (dec’d). Loving Mother of Duncan (dec’d). Margarete will be laid to rest at the Childers Lawn Cemetery at 10am, Thursday, 16th July 2020.

SCOTT, John Graham

SCOTT, John Graham Known as “Graham”. Late of Woodgate Beach, formerly of Mt Isa. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Friday, 3rd July 2020, aged 85 years. Much loved Husband of 57 years to Shandra. Loving Father and Father-in-law of Julie and Keith. Best Grandad of Fletcher and Yuumi, and Caitlin. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Graham’s life to be held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Childers on Thursday, 9th July 2020, commencing at 10 am, followed by a private cremation.

PIRZL, Heinrich

Known as “Heinz” Late of Biggenden, formerly of Ban Ban Springs, Tasmania and Austria. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Friday, 26th June 2020, aged 83 years. Loved Husband of June. Treasured Father and Father-in-law of Rebecca, Helga, Kerian and Charles. Adored Opa of Matilda and Fergus. Much loved Brother of Valti (dec’d, Peter, Helga, Maria (dec’d), Johann and Wolfgang. Cherished Uncle of his many nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Heinz will be held in the Gayndah Lawn Cemetery on Thursday, 2nd July 2020, commencing at 11:00am. The service will be Live Streamed, anyone wishing to participate should contact the family.

DALLY, Allan Edward

DALLY,  Allan Edward Late of Childers, formerly of Woodgate Beach and New Zealand.  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 28 June 2020, aged 91 years. Devoted Husband of Noelene (dec’d).  Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Lesley (dec’d), Michael and Rose, Trevor and Sheryl.  Cherished Grandad and Great-Grandad of Terry, Emily and Lauren, Rachel and Grayson, Daniel. A celebration of Allan’s life will be held at the Childers Wesleyan Methodist Church on Friday, 3 July 2020, commencing at 10 am, followed by interment in the Childers Lawn Cemetery.  The funeral service will be live streamed and anyone wishing to participate should contact the family.  Messages of Condolence for the family can be forwarded via our website:  www.childerswoodgatefunerals.com.au.

BURNETT, Nancy Yvonne (nee Thompson)

Known as “Nance” Late of Woodgate. Taken into God’s care on Friday, 12th June 2020, aged 83 years. Dearly loved Wife of William “Bill” (dec’d). Sister of David and Boyd Thompson. A funeral Service for Nancy will be held at the Woodgate Community Hall on Thursday, 25th June 2020, commencing at 10am, followed by a private cremation. For persons wishing to attend, please be aware COVID-19 social distancing and hygiene practices still apply. “Reunited with Bill”

MANN, Bronwyn Margaret (nee Butt)

Known as “Bron” Late of Riverlea Aged Care Facility, formerly of Apple Tree Creek. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 14th June 2020, aged 73 years. Beloved Wife of David. Loving Step-Mother of Wendy. Adored Grandma and Great-Grandma of her many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Unfortunately, the number of persons able to attend Bronwyn’s funeral service will be restricted to those specifically invited by her family, as COVID-19 restrictions apply. A funeral service for Bronwyn will be held in Childers on Saturday, 20th June, 2020. “Forever in our Hearts”

ROACH, John Walter

Known as “Roachie or Basher” Late of Childers, formerly of Thornlands. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 27th May 2020, aged 83 years. Cherished Husband of Nola. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Bradley and Barb, Jackie and Lance and Rod. Adored Papa John of Hayden, Chloe, Josh, Mia, Joel and Taylor. Loving Brother of Jenny, Reg (dec’d), Marie (dec’d). Unfortunately, the number of persons able to attend John’s  funeral service will be restricted to those specifically invited by his family, as strict COVID-19 restrictions apply. There will be a Private cremation service for John to be held at the Maryborough Crematorium on Thursday, 4th June 2020. John’s service will be live streamed using Zoom from 10.50am Thursday, 4th June 2020. Anyone wishing to participate needs to send an email to admin@jenlesley.com.au by 4:00pm Wednesday 3rd June, with your full name and indicate if you would prefer the zoom meeting link to be sent to you via email or text message.

DICKINSON, ROY CLIVE

DICKINSON, Roy Clive Known as “Roy” Late of Childers, formerly of Bundaberg.  Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 29th April 2020, aged 81 years. Adored Father and Father-in-law of Merv and Jessica, Adrian and Trudy, Shannon and Heidi.  Cherished Poppy of Reilly, Anabelle, Aylah, Tessie, Keeley, Reagan, Lara, Kayla, Portia, Zackeriah.  Beloved Brother and Brother-in-law to his family. Unfortunately, the number of persons able to attend Roy’s funeral service will be restricted to those specifically invited by his family, as strict COVID-19 restrictions apply. Messages of Condolence can be forwarded to the family via our website. Roy will be laid to rest at the Childers Lawn Cemetery on Friday, 8th May 2020 and his service will be live streamed using Zoom.  Anyone wishing to participate need to send an email to admin@jenlesley.com.au with your full name, email address and mobile number.

THOMPSON, Raymond John

THOMPSON, Raymond John Known as “Ray” Late of Woodgate Beach. Passed away suddenly on 24th February 2020 aged 80 years. Much loved Husband of Barb. Adored Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather of Mark, Paul, Jayne, Kirsty, Jake, Danni and their families. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Ray’s life to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Monday, 2nd March 2020, commencing at 1 pm, followed by a private cremation.

SHORT, Lynette Mary

SHORT, Lynette Mary Known as “Lynie” Late of Childers.  Passed away peacefully on Friday, 21st February 2020, aged 62 years. The Best Friend Peter ever had.  Precious Daughter of Mavis and Woodie (dec’d).  Loving Sister of Ken, Geoff, Delmae, Heather and Neil. Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend a celebration of Lynie’s life to be held at the Graveside, Childers Lawn Cemetery, Huxley Road, Childers  Qld  on Monday, 2nd March 2020, commencing at 9 am.    “Forever in our hearts”

CLARK-COOLEE, William James

CLARK-COOLEE, William James Known as “Bill” Late of Woolooga Hotel. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 29th December 2019, aged 88 years. Beloved twin Brother of Brendan. Treasured Uncle of his many nieces and nephews. Special Mate to many. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service for Bill to be held at St Kevin’s Catholic Church, Kilkivan, on Thursday, 9th January 2020 commencing at 10 am, followed by interment in the Kilkivan Monumental Cemetery.

DOWD, John Dennis

Known as “Dennis” Late of Gin Gin, formerly of Cleveland. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 01 December 2019, aged 86 years. Loving Husband of June (dec’d). Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Megan, Amanda and Daniel. Cherished Pa of Alex, Renee, Aidan, Mia, Lauren, Aidan. Loved Uncle of his extended family and best mate to many. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service for Dennis to be held St Michael’s Catholic Church, 23 May Street Gin Gin, on Tuesday,10 December 2019, commencing at 10am.

McALISTER, Brian

McALISTER, Brian Late of Childers. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 27th November 2019, aged 62 years. Cherished Husband of Sue. Loving Father of Claire and Jess, Loved Brother and Brother-in-law of Bruce and Fiona. Fond Uncle of Sabrina, Johnathan and Danielle. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Brian’s life to be held at the Heritage Chapel, Maryborough Crematorium, Bruce Highway, Maryborough on Wednesday, 4th December 2019, commencing at 2 pm.

WOODMAN, Alan Herbert

WOODMAN, Alan Herbert Known as “Woody”. Late of Hervey Bay, formerly of Childers. Passed away suddenly on Sunday, 17th November 2019, aged 60 years. Treasured Father of Delica, Krystal, Melissa, Angela, Carmen, Alan and Blade. Much loved Son of Herbert (dec’d) and Ethel. Adored Poppy of fifteen Grandchildren and one Great-grandchild. Much loved Uncle Woody, Cousin and Special Friend to many. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Alan’s life to be held at the Apple Tree Creek Memorial Hall on Saturday, 30th November 2019 commencing at 10 am, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hervey Bay RSL. In honour of Alan, the family please ask you to wear something maroon.

WAIN, Mary Rita Emily

WAIN, Mary Rita Emily Late of Bundaberg, formerly of Dallarnil and Didcot.Passed away on Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, aged 96 years. Fond Mother of Don. Much loved Daughter of William (dec’d) and Mary (dec’d). Cherished Grandma of Cara and Simon and Great-Grandma of Lexi and Zane. Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Mary’s life to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Gayndah on Wednesday, 30th October 2019, commencing at 10 am, followed by interment in the Gayndah Lawn Cemetery. “At Peace”

JONES, Sylvia Christine

JONES, Sylvia Christine Late of Cordalba. Passed away peacefully on Friday, 23rd August 2019, aged 73 years. Sylvia was the much loved Wife of Ivor and loving Mother of Samantha and Caroline and their families. She was a very caring soul and will be dearly missed. Please join the family to celebrate Sylvia’s life at the Pioneer Chapel, Maryborough Crematorium on Wednesday, 4th September 2019 at 2 pm. “Forever in our hearts”

HILLIER, Thomas Cooper

HILLIER, Thomas Cooper Late of Childers. Passed away on Sunday, 18th August 2019, aged 18 years. Cherished Son of Jeanne and Craig. Much loved Brother and Brother-in-law of Summer and Zac. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service for Thomas to be held at the Apple Tree Creek Hall on Tuesday, 27th August 2019, commencing at 10 am, followed by a private cremation. At the family’s request, please wear casual dress.

WALKER, Ian Robert

Late of Forest View, Childers. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Monday, 17 June 2019, aged 78 years. Husband of Patricia. Adored Father of Rachel and Roberta and families. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Ian’s life to be held at the Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Childers on Friday, 21 June 2019 commencing at 11am, followed by a private cremation.

WOODS, Frances Eileen (nee Davies)

Known as “Aunty Eileen”. Late of A.C.E.S. Nursing Home, Melbourne, formerly of Childers and Bald Hills, QLD. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 08 June 2019, aged 96 years. Treasured Wife of David (d’ced). Mother of Ernest (d’ced), Selena and Davina. Loving Grandma of her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Aunty Eileen’s life to be held at Childers Lawn Cemetery, Huxley Road Childers, on Thursday, 13 June 2019, commencing at 11am. “Reunited with David”

McHugh, Reginald Joseph

McHUGH, Reginald Joseph Known as “Reg” Late of Childers, formerly of Kurri Kurri, New South Wales Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, aged 85 years. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Eric and Lou, Michael and Brenda, Noela and Graham. Cherished Pa of Sarah, Bradley, Josie, Adrian, Baden, Declan, Piper, Cody, Joseph, Haley and Mathew. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Reg’s life to be held at the Heritage Chapel, Maryborough Crematorium on Friday, 1st February 2019, commencing at 9 am.

TURTON, Raymond James

TURTON, Raymond James Known as “Ray” Late of Apple Tree Creek. Passed away suddenly on Sunday 20th January, 2019 aged 67 years. Ray was the much loved Husband of Carole. Cherished Father and Father-in-Law of Tony and Nadine, Jason, Kristie and Mark Murray. Adored Poppy of Riley Kai, Breea Makena, Carter and Max. Beloved Brother and Brother-in-Law of Lyn and John. Friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Ray’s life to be held at the Albany Creek Memorial Park, 400 Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Downs, Queensland, 4035 on Wednesday 30th January, 2019 commencing 10.30 am. A Memorial Service will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Friday 1st February 2019 commencing 10.30 am. “Going out to pick some more chillies”

BUTLER, Warren Richard Michael

BUTLER, Warren Richard Michael Late of Doolbi, Childers, formerly of 69 Whitsunday Drive, Bloomsbury. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 8th December 2018, aged 72 years. Loving Partner of Ilona.  Much loved Father, Father-in-law of Mitchell and Bronwen, Kelly and Jeff.  Adored Pop of Ted, Chloe, Frank, Jarvis and Will.  Loving Brother of Dorothy, Maureen, Wayne and Robin. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Warren’s life to be held at the Anglican Church of Australia, 24 Macrossan Street, Childers on Monday, 17th December 2018 commencing at 10 am, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit, Bundaberg would be appreciated.  Envelopes available at the service. “Forever in our hearts”

RAWSON, Douglas Alan

RAWSON, Douglas Alan Known as “Doug” Late of Childers, Queensland, formerly of Portland, Victoria. Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, 18th August 2018, aged 65 years. Adored Husband of Mary. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Bonnie and Bret, Luke and Amy and loving Poppy of Ashley, Tyler and Phoebe. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Doug’s life to be held at the Bundaberg Crematorium, Cummins Road, Bundaberg on Friday, 24th August 2018 commencing at 10 am.

TOMLIN, Denis Edward

TOMLIN, Denis Edward Late of Childers. Passed away on Friday 13th July, 2018 aged 80 years. Denis was the beloved Husband of Noreen (dec’d), beloved Son of Arthur and Ellen (both dec’d), dearly loved Father of Dennis, Mark, Helen, Geoffrey, Matthew and Robert, and adored Grandad to his Grandchildren. “Forever in our Hearts” Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Denis’ life to be held at The Sacred Heart Church, Childers on Wednesday 1st August, 2018 commencing at 11.00 am, followed by interment at The Childers Lawn Cemetery.

ELLIS, Lola Joy

ELLIS, Lola Joy nee Barber known as “Polly”, late of Oakview Drive, Redridge passed away Friday 15th June, 2018 aged 82 years. Polly was the adored Wife of Peter, much loved Mother and Mother-in-Law of Julie and Trevor, Sharon, Glenn and Jodi, and devoted Nanny of Ben, Sam, Grace and Emily. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Lola’s life on Friday 22nd June, 2018 at Apple Tree Creek Memorial Hall commencing 10.30am, followed by interment at Childers Lawn Cemetery.

WALKER, Kenneth Henry

Walker, Kenneth Henry known as Ken, late of Woodgate Beach, passed away peacefully on Sunday 17th June, 2018 aged 86 years. Ken was the adored Husband of Wilma, the much loved Father of Helen and Robert (dec’d), and beloved Pops to Jessica, Hayley and Lewis. Ken was privately cremated.

COOPER, Percival John “Jack”

COOPER, Percival John Known as ‘Jack’ Late of Woodgate Beach.  Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 23 May 2018, aged 87 years. Devoted husband of Valerie (dec’d).  Beloved Father, Father-in-law of Anne, Kevin and Alwyn, Sue and Ian. Much loved Grandfather of Katherine, Mark, Karl, Max and Louis. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Jack’s life to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Monday 28 May, 2018 commencing at 11:00 am, followed by interment at the Childers Lawn Cemetery. As Jack was an avid gardener, he requested home grown flowers only. Further, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Queensland Cancer Council.  Envelopes available at the service.

DUGGAN, Kevin Brian

Duggan, Kevin Brian known as “Darcy”, late of Childers formerly of Gladstone, passed away peacefully on 30th January 2018. Kevin was the beloved Husband of Jenny, and adored Father to Kelly, Glen and Kane. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Kevin’s life on Monday 5th February, 2018 at The Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Childers commencing at 10.30AM, to be followed by a private cremation.

MCLAUGHLAN, Andrew James

MCLAUGHLAN, Andrew James passed away on Monday 13 November 2017, aged 44 years.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service for Andrew to be held on Saturday, 18 November 2017, commencing at 2.00pm at the Bundaberg Crematorium, Cummins Road, Bundaberg.

CARLON, Linda Kay

CARLON (nee Whalan), Linda Kay late of Childers. Passed away unexpectedly Thursday, 19 October 2017, aged 65 years. Devoted Wife of David. Adored Mother of James and Ben. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service for Linda to be held on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at the Childers Wesleyan Methodist Church, commencing at 10.00AM. Followed by a private cremation.    

SUNDERLAND, Jeffrey Francis

SUNDERLAND, Jeffrey Francis Known as “Jeff” or “Fuzz” Late of Apple Tree Creek, formerly of Gayndah and Gladstone. Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, 12 October 2017, aged 73 years. Devoted Husband of Joyce. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Russell (dec’d), Belinda, Jen and Matt. Loving Grandad of B-J, Sharn, Kyle, Anne, Kurt, Samantha and Eli. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Jeff’s life to be held at the Apple Tree Creek Hall on Friday, 20 October 2017 commencing at 11 am, followed by a private cremation.

PATTINSON, Ernest

PATTINSON, Ernest Known as “Ernie” Late of Forest View, Childers, formerly of Woodgate Beach and Brisbane.   Passed away peacefully on Friday, 28 April 2017, aged 95 years. Devoted Husband of “Ella” (dec’d).  Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Chris and Mal, Eleanor and Ian, Kathy and Noel, Ernie and Lorraine, Andy and Alison. Adored Grandfather and Great-Grandfather to his twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Life member of the Tugun Surf Life Saving Club. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Ernie’s life to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Thursday, 4 May 2017 commencing at 11 am, followed by a private cremation.

EVERIST, Robert Allan

EVERIST, Robert Alan Known as “Bob” “AIF QX 44442” Late of North Street, Childers. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 16 November 2016, aged 97 years. Loving Husband of Ina (dec’d). Father and Step-father of Allan, Norma, Ian and Jackie, Keith, Colleen and Rodney. Grandfather, Great-grandfather and Great-great-grandfather to their families. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Graveside Service to celebrate Bob’s life to be held at the Childers Lawn Cemetery, Huxley Road, Childers on Tuesday, 22 November 2016, commencing at 10 am.

DALLY, Noelene Madge

Noelene Madge Dally late of Forest View Childers, passed away peacefully on 26th October 2016 aged 85 years. Devoted wife of Allan, much loved mother of Lesley, Michael, Trevor and Sheryl. Noelene was a well respected member of the Burman Cat Club in New Zealand. A service will be held to celebrate Noelene’s life at the Wesleyan Church in Childers on Monday 31st October 2016 commencing at 1100am.

CAMPBELL, Edna Patricia

CAMPBELL, Edna Patricia (nee White) Known as “Pat” Late of Childers, formerly of Goomeri and Cairns. Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, 5 October 2016, aged 77 years. Beloved Wife of Colin (dec’d). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Janelle and Graham, Leanne and Bob, Duncan and Hayley, David. Devoted Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to their families. Loving Sister and Aunt. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Pat’s life to be held at the Apostolic Church, Olive Street, Goomeri on Friday, 14 October 2016 commencing at 10 am, followed by interment in the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery.

FISHER, Daphne Alice

FISHER, Daphne Alice (nee Herbohn) Known as “Daph”.  Late of “Forest View”, Childers, formerly of Churchill Street, Childers.  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 8 May 2016, aged 90 years. Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother of Bert and Meg, Ellen, Colin and Annie, Hazel, Merv and Lorna, Les and Tracey and their families.  Adored Sister and Aunt of her family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Daph’s life to be held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Childers on 13 May 2016 commencing at 2 pm, followed by interment in the Childers Lawn Cemetery.

O’BRIEN, Winifred Muriel

O’BRIEN, Winifred Muriel (nee Potter) Known as “Mickey” Late of Abington Road, Childers.  Passed away peacefully at the Bundaberg Base Hospital on Monday, 26 October 2015,           aged 88 years. Much loved Wife of Bernard (dec’d).  Cherished Mother and Mother-in-law of Gary & Jill and Fay & Russell.  Loving Grandmother and Great-grandmother of their families. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of “Mickey’s” life to be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Churchill Street, Childers on Saturday, 31 October 2015 commencing at 10 am.

YATES, Russell Howard

YATES, Russell Howard Late of Woodgate Beach, formerly of Melbourne, Victoria. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 5 August 2015, aged 72 years. Loved and loving Husband of Cris;  Father and Father-in-law of Neale and Doone, Peter and Sue, Derek and Helen, Sally and Reid, Elliot and Marnie.  Much loved Pa of Domenic, Meredith, Rory, Clancy, Susannah and Emily.  Loved Brother of Kerrie, Roslyn and Susan. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to a celebration of Russell’s life to be held at the Woodgate Beach Community Hall on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 commencing at 9.30 am, followed by a private family cremation at the Bundaberg Crematorium at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Council Queensland.  Envelopes will be available at the service.

WILSON, Patrick John

A Graveside Funeral Service for the late PATRICK JOHN WILSON Aged 67 years will be held on Friday, 26 June 2015 at 11 am at the Childers Lawn Cemetery

WELLER, Betty

WELLER, Betty Late of Forest View Nursing Home, Childers, formerly of Mundubbera. Passed away peacefully on Monday, 18 May 2015, aged 88 years. Beloved Sister and Sister-in-law of Noel & Aileen Ruff.  Much loved Aunt to Dr Mark Weller & family, Clem Weller & family, Dale Wallace & family and Lola Jaco & family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service for Betty to be held at the Maryborough Crematorium on Saturday, 23 May 2015 commencing at 10 am.

BARWICK, Doreen Joyce

BARWICK, Doreen Joyce ( nee Bennett)  Late of Apple Tree Creek.  Passed away at the Childers Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Friday, 17 April 2015.  A loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother forever in the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ.  Free from pain and at peace, rejoicing in heaven, reunited with her firstborn Son, John. Forever loved and missed by her Husband William; Children Julie and Steve, Wayne, Robert and Elisa, Victor, Robin and Dean; Grandchildren George, Stephen, Michael, Luke, Paul, Amy, David, Dylan, Jesse, Rachel, Adrienne, Charlotte, Grace, Addison, Matilda, Franklin and all extended family and friends. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to a funeral service celebrating Doreen’s life to be held at the Childers Gospel Chapel on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 commencing at 10.30 am, followed by interment in the Apple Tree Creek Lawn Cemetery.

PRATT, Gerald William

Late of 48 Old Creek Road, Childers, formerly of Blyth, South Australia. Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, 28th March, 2015, aged 87 years. Devoted Husband of Denise. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Cameron and Kath, Sampson and Michelle, Benjamin, Catherine and Michael. Beloved Grandad and Pupa to Sarah, Will, Zack, Joshua, Henry and Alexander. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Gerald’s life to be held at the Christ Church Anglican Church, 24 Macrossan Street, Childers on Wednesday, 8th April 2015 commencing at 10 am, followed by interment in the Childers Lawn Cemetery.