Daniel (Danny) Joseph Tardiff
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Danny on March 5,
2022 at the Neepawa Memorial Hospital at the age of 71 years.
Danny was born September 10, 1950 on a small farm in South Junction, Manitoba, the eighth child to Alidor and Helene Tardiff. He later moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1966, where he worked until moving to Ignace, Ontario in 1972. It was there that he met the love of his life, Cathy Boucher of Pickle Crow, Ontario. They were married in November 1973 and had 3 children. In 1980, they moved to the farm in Polonia, Manitoba where they built their life and raised their children. Over the years Danny had a few different careers, most recently was a school bus driver for Beautiful Plains School Division and working for Neepawa-Gladstone Co-op at the Home Centre.
Danny enjoyed being outdoors, you could find him either maintaining his yard, garden or sitting at his outdoor fireplace area during the summer months with his family. He was an active member with the Polonia Community Hall and St. Elizabeth Church, as well as part of the Knights of Columbus for many years. He was a kind and caring individual who was always willing to lend a hand.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife Cathy, parents: Alidor and Helene,
brother: Leonard, sisters: Louise & Lea, In-laws: Joseph & Rosa and
brother-in-law: Larry, two nephews and one great nephew.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: Daniel (Monika), Charlene (Scott), Tamara (Jamie). Grandchildren: Dylan, Cole, Alysa (Taylor), Blaine (Amanda), Lauren, Brandt, Hayden, Amy and Kristin and Great
granddaughter: Elise. His sisters: Vivian (Danny), Clarice, Pauline (Richard); and his brothers: Rene, Andre (Laurita), George (Florence), Romeo (Lucie) and Bernard (Caroline), brothers-in-law: Ron, Art (Darlene), as well as many numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses, Health Care Aides and all the staff at the Neepawa Health Centre for their kindness and compassion offered to Danny during his time there.
A private family graveside service will take place at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Polonia, Manitoba at a later date.
Donations in memory of Danny can be made to Neepawa and Area Palliative Care, Box 1240 Neepawa, MB R0J 1H0 or St. Elizabeth Cemetery, c/o Box 1777 Neepawa, MB R0J 1H0.
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Neepawa District Palliative Care Service
Box 1240, Neepawa MB R0J 1H0
Polonia St. Elizabeth Cemetery
Box 1777, Neepawa MB R0J1H0