In Loving Memory of
Kay is lovingly remembered by her children
Kent (Kirsten), Angela (Warren),
as well as grandchildren Bryce & Reagan.
She was predeceased by her
husband Don and her son Kirk Vincent.
April 9, 2018
Russell Personal Care Home
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Interment ~ Killarney Cemetery
Donations in memory of Kay may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation; 6 Donald St #200 Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0K6, or to
Expanding Community Cancer Care;
Bag Service #2, Russell Health Centre,
Russell, Manitoba R0J 1W0. Please make cheque
payable to Living Legacy Community Foundation.
Kay Mabel Vincent(nee Stephen) Oct 5 1938-April 9 2018
Kay passed away peacefully with family at her side at the Russell personal Care Home April 9 2018 at the age of 79.Kay was born in Killarney and was the youngest of 8 siblings.
Kay was raised by her mom Mabel and her older siblings in Killarney Mb.
After finishing high school, Kay worked for the Manitoba Telephone System, became chief operator and received awards for the best kept premises.
Kay was a natural beauty and enjoyed participating in beauty pageants in Clear Lake Mb.Kay also had a natural talent for music and could often be found at the piano playing by ear or singing with her group of friends .
Kay and Don were married May 20 1961. They moved to Roblin MB and purchased the Parkland Bakery. It was here that they were blessed with births of their three children, Kirk(1965), Angela(1969), and Kent(1973). Don, Kay and family moved to Russell in 1979 and purchased Banner Bakery. Kay enjoyed decorating floats for the annual parades and often won trophies for the same. Kay worked fiercely at the bakery with Don , along with raising 3 children. Kay and Don operated Banner Bakery until retirement in 2011.
At a young age of 50, Kay sustained a life altering stroke. With her courage, strength and determination, Kay learned to walk, talk and drive again, overcoming any challenge she faced. Angela left nursing school to assist Kay with rehabilitation over the next year. Kay and Angela developed a very strong bond during these difficult times.
Kay’s greatest joy was her family and the arrival of her grandchildren Bryce & Reagan Vincent. Kay's never ending support and unconditional love for her family always shown through the good times and troubled times. Kay was a very strong lady, often putting other peoples needs before her.
Kay also enjoyed curling and bowling with her friends. She enjoyed playing Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo on Saturdays with Angela and Warren. Kay and Don enjoyed cruising the countryside in their Cadillac looking for wildlife or Kay’s favourite flower, lady slippers.
Kay truly loved animals and always had a pure white cat and a small dog. Kay's happiest times were with her family in Russell and Killarney Mb.
Kay also believed in giving back to her community and was a volunteer for Heart and Stroke and Donors Choice for years.
Please remember Kay for her Heart of Gold , beautiful smile, quick wit and her true love of her family. We Love You Mom and will Greatly miss You! See Ya, See ya Later! Till we meet again.
Kay is survived by Angela and Warren Morrisseau, Kent and Kirsten Vincent and grandchildren Bryce and Regan Vincent, brothers Mert, Harvey and Bob and Flora Nichol, sister in law Lorraine and Sieg Schewe, sister in law Linda Vincent, numerous nieces and nephews. Kay is predeceased by Husband Don (January 2018), son Kirk, mom Mabel Stephen and father George Stephen, brothers Ivan, Kenny Nichol, sister Norm and Laverne MacAuley, sister in laws Tete, Norma and Jean, and Jennie Nichol, brother in laws Dan and Neil MacAuley and Brian Vincent.
Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke; 6 Donald St.#200 Winnipeg, MB R3L 0K6, or Expanding Community Cancer Care, Russell, MB R0J 1W0. Please make cheques payable to Living Legacy Community Foundation.