In Memory of



Obituary for Irene Cockell

It is with much sadness we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.

Irene Cockell (nee Weitzel) passed away on June 12th 2022, at the Tudor House In Selkirk, Manitoba. She was dearly loved, but we are so thankful that her pain and suffering have ended. A warrior throughout her life, who fought until the very end, Irene was 93 years old.

She is survived by her five children, Rod, Blaine(Trish), Don, Guy(Debbie) & Orleane(Chuck); along with 16 precious grandchildren numerous great-grandchildren as well as 2 great-great grandchildren. Also left to mourn are sister in law Shirley, brother in law Bernie and Orleanes mother in law Lillian.

Irene was predeceased by her ex-husband Willard Cockell, parents Alex & Molly, sister Marion, brother Harold, brother Alex, sister Emma, sister Eva, brother Eddie and daughters in law Debbie & Shirley.

Irene was a life-long sports fan, enjoying in particular, baseball and hockey. She enjoyed spending her later days playing Bingo, doing crosswords and coloring in her adult coloring books.

Thank you to the staff at Tudor House for the excellent care provided to mom during her time there.

Direct cremation has taken place and an interment with family will occur at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in moms name can be made to the Tudor House, 800 Manitoba Ave, Selkirk, MB R1A 2C9.