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Rod passed away in St. Boniface Hospital, at the age of 62, on Monday, November 16, 2020, with his family at his side, after a battle with cancer.
Rod is survived by his wife Susan, stepdaughters, Jenna and Reeanne (Rain), sister Rosalie (John), brothers, Daniel and James, nieces and nephews, Justin, Krystle, Kyla, Jeremy and Zachary.
Rod was born in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba and moved to Winnipeg at a young age. He grew up in the North End and graduated from St. John's High School. Rod went on to work for Kromar Printing for over 30 years. In 2011, he went to work for Duha Color Services Ltd. where he remained until his health failed.
Rod enjoyed the outdoors and spent many hours playing baseball, fishing, golfing, and camping at Bird's Hill.
Thank you to all of Rod's health care providers including Health Sciences Centre CancerCare and St. Boniface Palliative Care.
Cremation has taken place. Due to COVID-19 there will be no service at this time.
Donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, 1160-675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0V9

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 21, 2020

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • We just learned of Rod's passing and wish to send our heartfelt condolences to Sue, Jenna and Reeanne and the rest of his family. Although we have not spoken much in the last while please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. 2020 was not a good year for our family as well and covid just made it all the more difficult to say goodbye to the ones we love. Love Michael & Patti Fless - Posted by: Michael & Patti Fless (Friends) on: Jan 16, 2021

  • I knew Rod very well back in the day, high school, in our twenties and thirties, such an easy going nice guy. All good times. So sorry for your loss Sue. RIP bud! - Posted by: Bohdan (Friend) on: Dec 01, 2020

  • Sending love to his family so sorry for your loss ..long lost relative... Eddie Foreman - Posted by: Ed Foreman (relative ) on: Nov 23, 2020

  • I was very sorry to hear about Rod's passing.I met Rod at Sportsman Billiards and then later in life at work.Rod was always very nice to me, it was a privilege to have known him.My condolences to his family. - Posted by: Howard Kowall (Friend) on: Nov 23, 2020

  • Sue, I am so sorry for your loss, I remember when Rod and Ted and borys & I , dog.. I just remember remember my love on you, Gerry - Posted by: gcap4444 (High school and Beyond) on: Nov 21, 2020

  • Very sad to hear such news, Rod was a super nice guy with an infectious smile, spent many a good time together playing spongee and partying. RIP Brother. - Posted by: Kim Middleton (Friend) on: Nov 21, 2020

  • I am very sorry for the loss of Rod. I went to school with him. My condolences to his family. - Posted by: DAWN AISENSTAT (Friend) on: Nov 21, 2020

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