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Born: Dec 08, 1929

Date of Passing: Aug 16, 2021

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DELMAGE: Doreen Katherine (née Petrick) Delmage passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, August 16, 2021 at the age of 91 years. Born to Albert and Kathleen Petrick on December 8, 1929 in Brandon, Manitoba, Doreen was raised on the family market garden on 1 St. North. After graduating from Brandon Collegiate Institute, Doreen moved to Minnedosa to work as an office assistant. While in Minnedosa, she met Albert (Bert) Delmage and the two were married on July 22, 1950. After the arrival of their first son, Mark, Doreen and Bert moved to Shilo for five years. Taking advantage of the Veterans Land Act, Doreen and Bert started work on building their home in Brandon. They were one of the original thirteen V.L.A. residences on Richmond Ave., west of 18th Street. Moving into their new home in 1957, they continued their family with the birth of their second son Mickey and daughter Heather. During their life in Brandon, Doreen and Bert made many good lifelong friends, not only on Richmond Ave., but also through Central United Church and their Couples Club events. Doreen and Bert enjoyed travelling and with their family and friends, visting most of Canada and many US states, including the southern United States to escape the Manitoba winters. Doreen was on the Ladies Auxiliary of The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum. Doreen was a very active bowler and later on in life took up golfing. She also enjoyed baseball and followed the Blue Jays either live, on TV or the radio. Her other interests included reading and movies. Since 2013, she had been living at the Victoria Landing Retirement Residence. Doreen is survived by her son Mickey, daughter Heather (Bela), granddaughter Olivia, sisters-in-laws, Marg Petrick and Gwen Delmage, along with many nieces and nephews. Doreen was predeceased by her parents Albert and Kathleen, husband Bert, son Mark, siblings Bob Petrick and Shirley Sigurdson and daughter-in-law Doris Delmage. As per Doreen's wishes, no formal service will be held. A private Family Interment to take place at the Brandon Cemetery on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Messages of condolence may be placed at

As published in Brandon Sun on Sep 11, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Donna and I send our condolences to your immediate family in the loss of your most gracious mom and grandmother Doreen. We just learned of her passing yesterday and have extended the message of sadness to the rest of our family. My last conversation by telephone with your mom Within the last year was so genuine and appropriate. I had that feel good feeling after as we brought up so many memories and family updates. It was clear that she loved all of you. In her 91 years of life she will be well remembered for a good life spent with her. May she rest in peace - Posted by: Terry Drake (Nephew) on: Sep 16, 2021

  • Mark, I send my deepest condolences in the loss of your Mom. I hope your memories bring comfort during difficult days. Sincere Sympathy......Laura Furnival---nee Cantelo - Posted by: Laura Furnival nee Cantelo (was a class mate of Marks) on: Sep 14, 2021

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