Yvonne DeLaronde

February 18, 1945 – September 5, 2022

In life, we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, no one else will ever fill.

Yvonne passed peacefully with family at her side on September 5, 2022 in Winnipeg Manitoba at the age of 77. Yvonne DeLaronde was born in Swan River, Manitoba on February 18, 1945. Her mother always told her she was born on the 19th, so we celebrated her two birth dates for the past 77 years. Yvonne lived in Birch River, Swan River, Duck Bay and Winnipeg throughout her lifetime. She met the love of her life Louis DeLaronde in Duck Bay and on May 2, 1962 Yvonne married Louis. They were married for over 59 years, 4 months shy of 60 years! Yvonne worked in the post office and was an active member in the parish council. Yvonne enjoyed playing cards and bingo, sewing, crafting, baking, and spending time with all her grandchildren. She also enjoyed dancing, listening to fiddle music, and loved country singer Don Williams. She admitted love and light through prayer. In 2002, Yvonne moved to Winnipeg to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Yvonne had 25 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Louis in January 2022, her parents Edna and Joe P Genaille, sisters Exilda and Patsey, brothers Peter and Martin, grandson Joseph, and granddaughters Mary and Amy.

Yvonne is survived by her siblings Roger,  James, Gary, Bart (Mary) and Shirley (Ronald), sister in-law Jane, Florence, and Annette, brother in-law George, children Norman (Sally), Peter (Donna), Roger, Christine (Calvin), Beverly (Jeff), Jennifer (Kevin), Diane, Susan (Albert), 22 grandchildren and 44 grandchildren.

Pallbearers for the services will be Charles Sinclair, Calvin Ferland, Kevin Johnson, Albert Spence, Eddy Genaille, and Lewis DeLaronde. Honourary pallbearers are Nathan Murdock, Desmond DeLaronde, and Anthony Phillips.

Public visitation will be held at Cropo Funeral Chapel 1442 Main St. in Winnipeg on Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 4pm to 8pm with prayers at 6pm. Evening prayers for the public will be held in Duck Bay Mb, at Duck Bay hall on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 starting at 10:30am at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church followed with interment at the church cemetery.

A Memorial Tree was planted for YVONNE
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at 1442 Main Street
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