RITA JOAN YVONNE MCKANE (GULLDEN) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our favourite aunt and loving sister Rita McKane on June 7, 2009. Rita was born in Winnipeg on June 14th, 1933 to Runo and Hildur Gullden. Rita was predeceased by the love of her life and best friend husband Raymond, sisters Gladys Lyddan, Irene Smith, Shirley McLennan, Bernice Beaton, Marina McDougall, brother Goldy, brothers-in-law Jim Lyddan, Bob McLennan, Jack Beaton, Allan McDougall and Delbert Hagglund, and special niece Debbie Thomas, beloved pets Tippy, Cookie, Champ and Tanya. Rita worked with the Federal Government, Unemployment Insurance for 18 years before joining Ray in their own business ventures, Ray’s Insulation and Ray’s Hauling. Left with many loving memories are her brother Ron Gullden (Emily) and sister Verna Pinky Hagglund, sister-in-law Lorraine McKane, special niece Beverly Samson, special nephews Dean Hagglund and Andy McLennan and numerous other nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, as well as special friends Connie and Lawson Taylor, all of whom held a special place in her heart. She was never blessed with children of her own but we were all blessed to have her in our lives as she was just like a special Mom to all of us and we will miss her. Viewing will take place on Wednesday, June 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Bardal Funeral Home, 843 Sherbrook Street. Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 11, 2009 also at Bardal Funeral Home. Interment at Brookside cemetery.