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Official Obituary of

Boots (Ettinger) Curtis

July 6, 1926 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Boots Curtis Obituary

Mary (Boots) Emma Curtis

Mary Emma Curtis known by all as "Boots" passed peacefully on March 23, 2024. She was born July 6, 1926 in Portapique Mtn, Colchester County, Nova Scotia.

She is survived by her daughters Bonita Goertz and Rosalie (William) Buggs; grandchildren Kathie Hird, Derrick Wagner, Daphne Stumborg, Troy Quon, Melissa Buggs (Tyler McGregor); great grandchildren Khristin Wagner (Marc McNanny), Brodie Hird (Nicole Saarela), Sherylee Toews, Madison, Samantha, and Erika Stumborg, Ryan Wagner; sisters Catherine Slobodian, Jacqueline (Andrew) Sitter; sister in-law Gwynneth Ettinger; and several nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands Robert Klaudt and Bob Curtis; son in-law Daryl Goertz; brothers Charles and Gerald Ettinger; sister Edna Best; and brother in-law William Slobodian.

She was a dynamic woman who was constantly busy with many hobbies such as: cooking, sewing, knitting, and crocheting. She loved camping, gardening, cards and bingo at the 55+ Centre and socializing with her many friends. She loved going to the casino and travelling, going on many cruises.

She will be greatly missed by her entire family and all her friends.

In her honour, a Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at the Kenton Memorial Hall, Kenton, MB at 2:00pm with a reception following. A private interment will take place at the Greenwood Cemetery. 

For those so desiring, donations may be made in Boots' memory to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 209 - 2211 McPhillips St, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 3M5 (www.kidney.ca) or to Diabetes Canada, 401 - Wesley Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4C6 (www.diabetes.ca).

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Celebration of Life
April 17, 2024

2:00 PM
Kenton Memorial Hall
219 Cornwall St
Kenton, Manitoba R0M 0Z0


Kidney Foundation of Canada
209-2211 McPhillips St, Winnipeg MB R2V 3M5
Web: http://www.kidney.ca

Diabetes Canada
401-1 Wesley Ave, Winnipeg MB R3C 4C6
Web: http://www.diabetes.ca


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