Obituary of Doug Empson
It is with so very heavy hearts we announce Doug’s passing on Monday, January 25, 2021 at St. Pierre Hospital, St. Pierre, MB.
He leaves to mourn his wife Rosemary, of 51 years; son Grant (friend Amanda) and his three sons: Brityn, Gage & Bobby; daughter Teressa Beaudoin (Darcy); daughter Allisia (Trevor) and their children Dixie & Lucy; son Dean (Des) and their children Eli, Owen, Emerson, and Shilo; son Noah; sister Diana Breckon, brother Ron (Maxine) and his daughter Lisa & family; brother Wally (Marlyn) and their children Shannon & Derek & families; brother Kelvin; father-in-law Jack Rettaler; brother-in-law Larry & children; sisters Patsy & Shirley & their families.
He was predeceased by his parents Kelvin & Lillian; sister Joann; brothers Jim & Rick; mother-in-law Linda Rettaler; brother-in-law Clyde Gregoire.
Doug will be missed by many other family & friends.
He loved coaching baseball & hockey, quadding, fishing, gardening, camping & golfing in Lancaster and trips to Texas.
A longer obituary will be posted at a later date.
A memorial to celebrate Doug’s life will be held at a later date.
Donations in memory of Doug may be made to Southern Health – Sante Sud – in memo line, please designate CancerCare Steinbach.