William “Bill” Chisholm

Bill Chisholm

1923 ~ 2013

Peacefully with his family at his side, Bill Chisholm passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Whitemouth Personal Care Home at the age of 90.

Bill was predeceased by his first wife Marjorie, brothers in-law Sam Ewart, Ray Staples, and Bill Geddie, and sister in-law Shirley Geddie.  Bill is survived by his wife Louise, sister Mildred, daughter Patricia (Ted), sons Jim, Jeff (Arlene), and Scott (Allison), stepchildren Dale (Sarah), Diane (Chris), Sandra (Ed), Charlene (Mike), and Gerry (Cindy), 22 grandchildren, one great granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.

Bill grew up in Winnipeg and was a WWII Veteran, Air Force Squadron 411.  Bill was a carpenter by trade working at Wallace and Akins and at Fisheries and Oceans until retiring in 1988.  Bill loved the Whiteshell.  He spent many years camping, eventually building his home in Rennie, MB.

He made many lifelong friends who will remember him for his great stories and bad jokes.

A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, May 18 at 1:00 p.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Avenue E., Beausejour, MB.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Assoc., 200-310 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0S6.



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  1. Roberta & George Feica says:

    Its with out deepest sympathy I write this to your families . Bill was a special guy always very warm hearted and giving :) If there were more men like ” Bill” the world would be a better place . Just know he will always live on in your hearts forever mind and soul , till we meet again the FEICAS xo

  2. Heather & Charlie Garton says:

    Uncle Bill was such a very special person who loved everyone. We all have our own special memories of him, we will always remember our time going in his boat to the island to pick Blueberries. Now he is meeting up with all his loved ones at the Campfire in the sky!!! Rest in peace Uncle Bill, we will always love you!! Love the Garton Family!! xoxo

  3. Covnrad Kernested says:

    It is very sad to hear of Bill’s passing. The White shell was Bill and Bill was t he White Shell. They called him “wild-Bill” and he didn’t mind one bit. Gone but not forgotten!!

  4. Linda and Kylee Regier says:

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  5. John and Amanda Krahn says:

    Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow, you are in our prayers.

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