Rhona Lee Dundas, age 47, of La Broquerie, MB., passed away after a battle of cancer on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, at her residence in La Broquerie.
She is survived by her husband Darren, her daughters Madison (Tyson) & Paige along with her mother Sharon & her husband Cliff Irvine; mother and father-in-law Vern & Karen Dundas; sister-in-law Michelle Rosenberg (Paul (Emma, Noah)); uncle Tom (Trudy) Castles; Herb Kelln (Viola) and numerous cousins.
She was predeceased by her father Clarence Kelln, grandparents Les & Kay Castles.
Born prematurely Rhona, entered this world a fighter on August 5th, 1971.
On September 5th, 1992, Rhona and Darren began their adventure as husband and wife.
Rhona got her business administration degree at Lethbridge Community College in May 1995. Their first daughter Madison was born September 21st, 1995. Followed by their second daughter Paige four years later on May 27th, 1999. In 2005 Darren, Rhona and the girls moved to La Broquerie, MB. Rhona began working for the City of Steinbach in September 2005. With her outstanding work ethic and commitment, she became the senior manager, corporate Services.
In May 2017, Rhona was diagnosed with breast cancer. She endured chemotherapy, surgery and radiation and in February 2018, Rhona was cancer free. In March 2019, Rhona was again faced with her greatest fear, the cancer had returned with a vengeance and this time not treatable. Despite her strong stubborn character on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, with her family and friends by her side, Rhona’s fight ended.
A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 465 Henry Street, Steinbach, MB.
If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Rhona may be made to Southern Health-Santé Sud (memo line: Cancer Care Steinbach) Box 470, La Broquerie, MB R0A 0W0.
Special thanks to all the doctors, CancerCare/palliative care, family and friends throughout this journey.