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STANLEY ARTHUR FULHAM (published on December 21, 2010)



STANLEY ARTHUR FULHAM On Sunday, December 19, 2010 Stanley Arthur Fulham passed away at Riverview Health Centre, at the age of 87 years. Remaining to forever cherish Stan's memory is his wife Audrey, of 55 years of marriage; daughters Laureen and Norma (Cornell); sons David (Lisa) and Richard (Karen); eight grandchildren, Denise (Wade), Brad, Nicole, Melissa, Breann, Lauren, Rachel, and Jeffrey; three great-grandchildren, Brennen, Taegan, and Sean; as well as by his brother Ulrich of St. Lazare; sisters Helen LeBlanc of Sutton, Quebec and Lucille Palmer of Robb, Alberta. He was predeceased by his brothers Eugene, George, Wes, and Adolf; sisters Rosemary, Albina Crump, and Theresa Fuller. Stan grew up in St. Lazare, Manitoba, and still has a summer cottage on the Fulham farm. He spent most of his summers at the cottage where he enjoyed working on one of his many projects or going to town for coffee with his old friends and neighbours. While serving in the R.C.A.F. in the Second World War as a bombardier, his Halifax bomber was shot down over Germany. Stan was interned in several P.O.W. camps in Eastern Europe and survived a forced march back into Germany before being liberated at the end of the war. After the war, Stan returned to Winnipeg where he studied at St. Paul's College. He re-enlisted in the air force serving on bases in Canada, the United States, and Europe. He retired from the military in 1971 at the rank of Captain. Stan then served for several years as executive director of the Manitoba Metis Federation, before becoming Manager of Kinew Housing Inc., a non-profit aboriginal housing company providing housing to low income aboriginal families. After retiring from Kinew Housing, he continued to keep busy doing research and writing books. On Thursday, December 23, 2010, a service celebrating Stan's life will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Army Navy and Air Force Veterans, Assiniboia Unit, at 3584 Portage Avenue The family wishes to thank the staff of Ward 3 East, Riverview Health Centre for the compassionate care Stan received during the final days of his life. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made in Stan's memory to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9 or a charity of one's choice.


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