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Frederick Ernest "Ernie" Wilson

August 25, 1942 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Frederick Wilson Obituary

It is with profound sadness the family announces the passing of Ernie Wilson.

Ernie a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away peacefully on December 7, 2023 at his residence in Langruth, Mb at the age of 81 with his family at his side.

Ernie was born in Winnipeg in 1942 to Fred and Edith Wilson.  He spent his childhood years in Lakeland where he attended the Lakeland School.

He married the love of his life, Lois Olson on August 4, 1962.  Ernie and Lois farmed in the Lakeland District for 3 years.  They moved to Portage la Prairie in 1965 where he worked for Portage Co-op Trucking and Tecza Motors.  He received the Top Salesman Award in 1973.  In 1975, along with their three sons moved to their family farm in Langruth where they remain living.  He famed right up until his passing.

Ernie was predeceased by his mother, father, mother and father-in-law, son Kelly, and granddaughter Tara.

He will be forever remembered by his wife Lois of 61 years, son Kevin (Susan) of Langruth, Kerry (Keri) of Darlingford, Mb; Grandchildren .Stacey (Darcy), Christel (Jay); great grandson Bennett, Gabrielle, Emma (Jon) and Brady; along with a sister, brother, several nieces and nephews. 

A service will not be held at this time.

The Family would like to thank Dr. Woelk and the Palliative Care team as well as Clarkes Funeral Home for all of their care.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Portage District General Hospital Foundation – Palliative Care Fund, 524 5th st., Portage la Prairie, Mb.  R1N 3A8.

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