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Born: Aug 05, 1939

Date of Passing: Jun 16, 2022

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Cordell "Cookie" Bestland on June 16, 2022.
Cookie is survived by his wife of 62 years Beverley; children, Tim, Naomi (Brian), Matt (Anita), Adrienne (Michael); grandchildren, Hannah (Derek), Everett, Abby, Colton (Erika), Landon (Nikki), Rebecca (Mike) and Olivia.
Dad was born in Carman on August 5, 1939 and grew up in a large family in Brunkild, Manitoba. Dad will be missed by his siblings, Corliss Rosenberg (Jerry), Faye, Beverly Bossuyt (John), Raymond, Myrna Thompson (Murray), David (Cindy), and Mark (Amie).
Dad was predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Martha; brothers, Sinclair, Milo and Harlan; sisters-in-law, Bernice Grabowski, Sharon Bestland; and brothers-in-law, Ron Ayre and Tom Grabowski.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.
If so desired, memorial donations may be made in Cordell's name to the Deer Lodge Foundation.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 25, 2022

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  • Extending our deepest sympathy on the passing of Cordell Bestland. Our condolences to the family. Lynda Ruban staff & friends at the HSC Foundation - Posted by: Lynda D Ruban (staff at Health Sciences Centre Foundation) on: Jun 27, 2022

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