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Elizabeth Eileen McBurney 2,48

  • Born: 27 Jul 1924, Mentieth, Glenwood, Manitoba, Canada 2,48
  • Marriage: John Graham Wallace Mills on 4 Sep 1945 in Glenwood Municipality, , Manitoba, Canada 2,48,177
  • Died: 20 Jul 2000, Edmonton, , Alberta, Canada at age 75 2,48
  • Crem.: 22 Jul 2000, Edmonton, , Alberta, Canada 2,48

bullet   Cause of her death was Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.177

bullet   Another name for Elizabeth was Eileen.2


bullet  General Notes:

Eileen had a great fear of the dark. One afternoon Marvel Reid was over playing dolls with her up in the bedroom. Russ and May were out in the hay slough picking strawberries, but had assured the girls they'd be home before dark. Suddenly they both were alerted to stomps on the staircase! Without a moment's though they both applied their weight to the door. Scared spitless, they listened with all their might. Finally the person on the stairs spoke. "It's me, Les!" Oh, those older brothers and their tricks! Eileen and Marvel were relieved, but piqued, too.

bullet  Medical Notes:

The onset of the cancer was unknown. In the fall of 1998 she had had a complete medical in preparation for surgery on her left hip. This surgery was done in Nov 1998. Recovery was somewhat slower than expected. Around Christmas she complained of some lumps on the back of her head just above her neck. In the spring of 1999 she was diagnosed with the above and was shocked. Treatment commenced with single medication. The prognosis was good, this condition being indolent, or slow to develop. This was not the case though, for just over a year later she had died of the cancer. 177

bullet  Burial Notes:

Ashes buried July 2003 in Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Brandon, , Manitoba, Canada


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Burial, 2003, Brandon, , Manitoba, Canada. Cremation. Urn buried in same plot as her father, Russell McBurney in Roselawn Cemetery.


Elizabeth married John Graham Wallace Mills, son of William Muirhead Mills and Esther Mary Cahoon, on 4 Sep 1945 in Glenwood Municipality, , Manitoba, Canada 2,48.,177 The marriage ended in divorce in 1972. (John Graham Wallace Mills was born on 1 Aug 1919 in Hartney, Cameron, Manitoba, Canada,2,48 died on 5 Feb 1995 in Edmonton, , Alberta, Canada 2,48 and was cremated in 1995 in Hartney, Cameron, Manitoba, Canada 77.). The cause of his death was Throat Cancer, Chronic Alcoholism.177

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Fact: Married by Rev. Anthony Friebert, 4 Sep 1945.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

They were married at Forbes United Church.

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