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George Arthur Simms

June 23, 1926 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

George Simms Obituary

The family of GEORGE ARTHUR SIMMS, formerly from Foxwarren, Manitoba, beloved husband of Evelyn Simms, sadly announce his passing on Sunday January 14, 2024 in Yorkton. He was 97 years of age.

George was born on his parent’s homestead at Crawford Park, Manitoba. George was the eldest son of Arthur and Edna Simms (Kelly) and had three brothers and two sisters.

In 1946, the family moved to Foxwarren, where he began farming with his father.

In 1953, he married Evelyn Breakey and they raised five children together on the farm.

Known as a helpful neighbor, George took a leadership role on many community boards and was involved in all activities in the local rink. George was an avid horseman and a challenging competitor from local racetracks to Assiniboine Downs. He was a loving husband, devoted father and a cherished grandfather and great grandfather.

George is survived by his wife of 70 years, Evelyn, son Garth (Nancy), daughter Laurie Parobec (Harvey), son Leslie (Brenda Rinneberg), daughter Glenis Simms, daughter Ila Simms (Doug Green), his sisters Edith Graham and Ruth McDonald (Lorne) and sisters in law Betty Simms, Joyce Simms and Stella Klym, as well as six grand children and twelve great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Edna Simms, his three brothers Clarence, Ray and Lyle, his sister in law Arlene Simms and brother in law Rodney Graham.

A celebration of life and interment will be held in Foxwarren in the spring of 2024.

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Services

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date

Donations

Foxwarren District Rec. Centre
P.O. Box 62, Foxwarren MB R0J 0R0

Foxwarren Leisure Centre
312 Webster Avenue, Foxwarren MB R0J 0R0

STARS Air Ambulance (Manitoba)
155 West Hangar Road, Winnipeg MB R3J 3Z1
Tel: 1-204-786-4647
Web: http://www.stars.ca/mb/contact-us

Stars Air Ambulance (Saskatchewan)
2640 Airport Road, Regina SK S4W 1A3

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