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Date of Passing: Feb 22, 2021

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our brother and father, Edwin McKenzie on February 22, 2021 at Actionmarguerite Saint-Boniface, at the age of 73 years.
Edwin was predeceased by his father Donat McKenzie. He leaves to mourn his children, Edwin McKenzie Jr. (Melissa Sankar), Jamie Silvester, Melody McKenzie, Johnathan McKenzie; two stepsons, Daniel and Steven; eight grandchildren; mother Josephine McKenzie; his brothers and sisters, Eveline McKenzie, Philaus McKenzie (Isabell), Martha Whyte (Jim), Birtha Evans, Dennis McKenzie, Jerry McKenzie, Marcel McKenzie (Sonia), Lucine McKenzie, Theresa Morrisseau (John), Thelma Lowry, Jackie Dumas (Kenneth); many nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends.
Edwin was born in 1947 in Crane River, Manitoba and moved to Winnipeg at the age of 17. He worked for a denturist company; and at TenTen Sinclair Housing, where he also lived for many years.
He enjoyed woodworking, riding his bike, painting, wheelchair sports, music, and dancing. He was a loving, caring, happy person.

"Edwin we will miss your beautiful smile
and joyous laughter. You will be in our
hearts and memories forever! We love
you our brother, father, son, and friend"

A Celebration of Life for Edwin McKenzie will be held on March 6, 2021 at Desjardins Funeral Home.
Special thank you to all the thoughtful and supportive staff at Actionmarguerite Saint-Boniface 4th floor for their care and compassion.

Family and friends may sign a
Book of Condolence online at

Desjardins Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 27, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Rest in peace Shorty , take a break. - Posted by: kate doerr (friend and neighbors at 1010) on: Feb 27, 2021

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