DORIS WILKES

Obituary of DORIS ELEANOR WILKES

DORIS ELEANOR WILKES

(nee SCHELTHELM)

December 8, 1936 – April 6, 2021

With heavy hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, Doris Wilkes at the age of 84 years old on April 6th, 2021 at Kildonan Personal Care Home, with her daughters at her side, and son on his way.

Doris was born on December 8th, 1936, to parents Jacob and Mary Schelthelm in Virden, B.C. Her family later moved to Winnipeg, where she met her husband and started a family.

Doris is now at peace with her family. She was predeceased by her husband Phillip John Wilkes on April 2, 1983, her parents Jacob & Mary, her brothers Walter & George, and sisters Irene & Verna.

Doris is survived and will be deeply missed by her children; Gail (Jim). Gary, Bonnie (Kelly), and Joe Kalic. Her grandchildren; Amanda (Derek), Ryan, Tyler (Shannon) Kalic, and Jessica & Karly Sidak.

Doris worked at Grace Hospital for over 20 years and enjoyed spending her free time with her grandchildren, family, and friends. She had a love for country music and was an avid member of the Royal Canadian Legions. Her greatest memories included her trip to Graceland and Mexico.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba.

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