We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Eternal Grace Funerals
Peacefully in the comfort of his home, Norbert “Butch” passed in the arms of our creator at the age of 68. He went in peace and quietly slipped away. He received special care from Julianne Sinclair & her husband Scotty in comfort of their home for several months during his battle of life. Norbert was born in Berens River and spent all his life being a helper to others. He leaves to mourn his brothers William (pat), Ron (Maryann), Ralph (Clara), Jerry (Susan), sisters Patsy (Henry), Marie, and Jennifer. Nieces and Nephews Vera, Steve (Cathy), Laverne, Karen (Reg), Jackie (Alistair), Kevin, along with his grandchildren Lynn, Ember, Adalyn, Alayah, Ally, Reg, Colton, baby Simon special babies Nadrie and Romana and many other children he helped raised whom he loved and cherished.
He was predeceased by his parents Fred & Juliet K Whiteway brothers Roy, George, Johnny & Clifford Sr sisters Edith Ann & Beverly Nephews Clifford Jr, Dennis Sinclair, Ronald Withawick Jr and Captain George Everett
Norbert “Butch” loved to cook as that was his main line of work as a young man for Channel Area Loggers, Natural Resources & Everett Construction. Norbert was well known as a House Sitter, Butler, and a Care Giver. He had many forms of laughs that bought laugher to others.
Acknowledgement & appreciation to the following: Dr. Whetter, Paramed, palliative care and all his health care aids especially John. Harris, Gary, Hailey, Bryden, Donald, Marcea, Miles & Shania, Starniss & Simon, Aaron, Lisa, Brendan, Micheal, Cheryl & Ronnie, Jay, Destiny, Katlyn, Kiana, Arnold, Elaine, Leonard, Daloo, Beverly, Myra & Grace and a special thanks to Tanis & Rudy sr for all their help and patience to the end.
Pallbearers: Arnold Sawanash, Jeffery Sawanash, Nadrie Sinclair, Harris Everett, Miles Batenchuk, Brendan Everett
Service Tuesday November 30, 2021, in Winnipeg MB- Eternal Grace 7 pm – 11pm
Officiating Pastor Dwayne Bear
Service in Berens River united church Wednesday December 1, 2021, from 7pm-11pm
Farewell Thursday December 2, 2021, 10am – 1 pm
Officiating Rev Roy Bouchie