In Loving Memory of
Bert is lovingly remembered by his wife Kay,
his children Dale (Chantelle), Sean (Kathy),
Jim (Lorraine), Lee (Jennifer), as well as their families.
He was predeceased by his son Robert and daughter in law Tammy.
March 20, 2018
At his residence
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Cornerstone Ministries Church
Crystal City, Manitoba
Viewing will be held Tuesday, March 27 from
7:00-9:00 p.m. at Wheatland Funeral Home;
321 Railway St. Pilot Mound, MB
Interment ~ Snowflake Cemetery, Snowflake, MB
Donations in memory of Bert may be made to
Star Mound School c/o The Municipality of Louise (Please make cheques payable to the Municipality of Louise with Star School in the memo); Crystal City, MB R0K 0N0,
or to Cornerstone Ministries Church;
Crystal City, Manitoba R0K 0N0
James Oliver Albert Moir
March 4,1941-March 20,2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bert at the age of 77 years,on March 20,2018 at home with his family.
Bert was born on March 4,1941 in Grace Hospital, Winnipeg.(Ronald Blaine Anderson). He was adopted in August,1941 by Albert and Elsie Moir. Elsie brought him home on the train to Snowflake. When he was two his brother Jerry was born. He enjoyed his family life on the farm and appreciated the love and support of his family. He went to Brandon Agricultural College and returned to the farm to work. He was very mechanically talented. He worked at various jobs to supplement his farming. He enjoyed trucking cattle to Pilot Mound Mart for the community and working at the auction sales,he was involved with Pilot Mound Machinery Co-op in Pilot Mound,was a sales rep, for Auto Trader Magazine and became a Realtor for awhile. He enjoyed being with and meeting people-he usually had a story to tell.
He was an active member of Star Mound Historical Museum. His family donated the land for the Museum in 1967, Canada's Centennial year. He was one of the founding members of Cornerstone Ministeries, with its beginnings in the Elementary School. He was involved with 4H with the Horse Club and Welding. Bert was very much involved with the Crystal City Agricultural Fair and also the Crystal City Printing Museum.
Bert was predeceased by his son Robert (Tammy), his parents, Albert and Elsie Moir, Fern Andrson and Gordon Currie; brothers John, Gary, Morley and sister June Krasnesky (Richard), and brother-in-law Doug Watson (Sharon).
He is survived by his loving wife of thirty six years, Kay ; His sons Dale (Chantelle), Sean (Kathy), Jim (Lorraine), Lee (Jennifer), sister-in-law Sharon Watson (Doug). Grandchildren; Devin (Ruby), Christina, Shannon, Erin, Curtis, Austin, Hunter, Savannah, Katie, Kelsey, Anna, Abby, Clarissa, David, Elizabeth, Addison, and Luke. Great grandchildren; John and Bella.
Also by his siblings and their families; Jerry Moir, Mike Pchajek, Jean Vanderploeg, Fred (Darlene) Pchajek, Irene (Bruce) Montgomery, Bob (Darlene) Pchajek, Marion (Perry) Yamada, Stan (Butch) Pchajek, Fern (Dave) Felske, Vernon(Georgina) Currie, and Esther (Neil) Kommer. Bert is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He will be missed but he is now at peace and safe in the Arms of Jesus.