Corie McArthur - Dec 17, 2018 at Carman United Church

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Corie McArthur, at Carman Memorial Hospital on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the age of 42.

Corie will be lovingly remembered by her husband, David Lafrance, her parents, Victor and Betty Rance, brothers, Keith Rance (Lynn), Brad Rance (Sherri), sisters, Alison Olsen (Marty), Tanis Whincup, Stephanie and Nina McArthur, Bonnie Dobson, parent-in-law, Steve and Helena Scott, sister-in-law, Merren Cox (Chris), brother-in-law, Duncan, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Corie was predeceased by her birth mother, Joyce McArthur and sister, Wanda Bethlehem.

Corie was born on March 7th, 1976 at Emerson, MB. and joined the Rance family at the age of 10 months. She attended school at Sperling and Carman, graduating from Grade 12 in June, 1994. From a very young age, Corie loved to sing. She added to many services at Sperling United Church with her beautiful voice. During high school she enjoyed being part of the South Central Youth Choir, the school jazz choir, and also taking part in some musical dramas. As an adult living in Winnipeg she loved to sing at Karaoke where she made many special friends. It was through Karaoke where she would meet and later on marry her best friend, David on June 15, 2013. Corie was employed at several hotels, first as a Front Desk Agent, and later on as Hotel Management. She had a very special way with dealing with customers and employees. In January, 2018 Corie was diagnosed with cancer. She faced her illness with courage and strength.