George Arthur Nobiss
It is with great sorrow and heavy hearts that the family announces the peaceful passing of George Nobiss with family by his side at Seven Oaks Hospital on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
George was born July 8, 1924 in Stonewall, Manitoba. At the age of 16 he joined the army with the Winnipeg Grenadiers and fought in the Second World War in the Battle of Hong Kong.
He was wounded in battle, captured, becoming a prisoner of war for almost four years in the Japanese prison camps where conditions and treatment were unbelievable. George was very proud to have fought for his country as a Winnipeg Grenadier.
After the war he married Stella, the love of his life, and together they raised four children providing a stable and loving home. He worked for Hagberg Coal Company as a truck driver, then foreman, where he worked for 30 years until the company closed.
George was predeceased by his wife Stella in 2013 having been married for 66 years; son Lawrence in 1993; and grandson Greg Tees in 2002.He leaves to mourn and cherish his memory daughters Margaret Tees (Dave); Barbara McCulloch (Dan); son Jeff; granddaughter Brenda Tees (Phil Torchia) and great grandchildren Cody and Riley.
In lieu of flowers, if you so desire, a donation may be made to War Amps Canada, 2827 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1V 0C4.
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