Once again cancer robbed a beautiful soul of her life. Donna Borgford passed away at Selkirk Regional Health Centre on January 16, 2023. She was born October 18, 1946.
She will be missed by her family, children Cherry and Tim; grandchildren Tyler, Armanda and Jonathan (Corrina); great-grandchildren, Nevaeh, Taylor and Melaysia; sister-in-law Barbara , brother-in-law Ben (Jona); sister-in-law Vangie (David); honorary family members, Pat Main, Curtis Monkman; many nieces and nephews as well as numerous other friends and family.
Donna was predeceased by her loving husband Victor, her parents, Reg and Floss Knapp, Victor’s brother Steinie, and Victors parents, Gusti and Stebba Borgford.
She was instrumental in the founding of Springs Church, and involved in volunteer work, one of which was the Youth Justice Committee.
Donna taught at Red River College for 2 years and authored a book “Exploring Business” that was used as a text book for Red River College. After that she worked at Great West Life as a Assisting Corporate Secretary. She loved her job and was a dedicated employee for 38 years, retiring at the age of 67.
Donna had a passion for helping anyone needing help, whether it was a person or a puppy. She also loved travelling with Victor. They completed a round the world tour in the early days of their marriage, and later camping with their children. Donna lived her life to the fullest.
Donna, we will forever miss you in our lives, and so thankful that now you are safe in the arms of Jesus, and your suffering is over.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Gilbart Funeral Chapel, 309 Eveline Street in Selkirk, Manitoba.
Her pallbearers will be Morlai Kamara, Douglas Borgford, Curtis Monkman, James Borgford, Darren Wilson and Jonathan Silliker. Honorary pallbearer is Tyler Camplin.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated at the Youth for Christ, 426 Clandeboye Ave., Selkirk MB, R1A 0X6, or a charity of your choice.