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Born: May 01, 1945

Date of Passing: Apr 27, 2020

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SEYMOUR: Colleen Patricia Seymour passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, April 27, 2020 just shy of her 75th birthday. Colleen was predeceased by her twin sister Karla Diane Seymour, brother John, father John and mother Nancy (nee Irwin) Seymour. She is survived by cousins in Canada and England. Colleen was born in Brandon on May 1, 1945 and schooled in Brandon and Winnipeg. She joined the federal government and was an employment councillor until retirement, having served in Brandon, Portage la Prairie and Estevan, SK. Colleen was an active member in the community, including many labour organizations. She was a caring person and was always looking out for the underdog or those in need. She was the President of the Brandon NDP Ladies Group, member of Brandon and District Labour Council, NDP Party of Manitoba, Canadian Labour Council, John Howard Society, Assiniboine Community College Council, and the WCB of Manitoba, just to name a few. She had two small dogs, Chrissie and Billy. They were her family. Colleen had a passion for genealogy, and loved to visit cousins in the U.K. She enjoyed travelling and was fortunate to visit many parts of the world and would share wonderful stories of her adventures. Colleen was a very social person and was a spark when she met anyone. She enjoyed old movies, going to the Evans Theatre with friends and hosting community concerts in her home. Colleen had recently moved into Victoria Landing, she really enjoyed being there. She had a number of close friends and special thanks to all that touched her life and those who gave assistance to her, she really appreciated it. Special thanks to Ruth Black, Karla Budynski, Gail Cork, Chris and Shelly Doan, Murray Tallant, Tod and Nancy Lacey, Tristan Pilcher, Dawn and Brett Pilcher, and the Staff of Victoria Landing. If anyone has been missed, just know she valued everyone in her life. The family invites you to view the Celebration of Colleen's Life remotely on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 10:30 a.m., a link will appear approximately 5 minutes prior to the service on Colleen's memorial page at Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Colleen may be made to the Brandon and District Labour Council, 727 C 10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7.

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As published in Brandon Sun on Apr 24, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Colleen was a caring person who made our two summers in Brandon special. She loved her community and friends and baseball and hockey guests. Colleen enjoyed her visit to Louisiana and enjoyed speaking with our family and friends about Brandon and Western Canada. She especially enjoyed the Cajun food and swamp areas visited. We will miss Colleen, she became part of our family. Condolences to the family and friends. - Posted by: L. J. Dupuy (Friend) on: Jun 08, 2021

  • We were fellow students at Brandon College, as it then was, in the 1960s. I remember her enthusiasm and friendliness. Condolences to friends and family. - Posted by: Barb Saylor (nee Hamel) (fellow student) on: Apr 24, 2021

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