William Grasby and Vina May
McVetty moved from Cordova after he returned from the first World War.
He worked in the round house and for the Buchannan Family of Dauphin for
a short time before they settled in Gilbert Plains. In 1933 their first
son Raymond Hugh was born, there second son
was born in Minnedosa Man. at his Grandmothers it was the corination of
King George so the town named him and the girl that was born that day.
He was named (King) George and the girl was Victoria (1935).The rest of
the family were born in Dauphin that was born in Dauphin
Mary Hannah 1937, Violet May 1938, Margaret Rose 1939 and twin boys Donald,
Gerald and Raymond Arnold born 1940 died of Pneumonia at 2 years 7 months.
Mr. Grasby worked for other farmers in the area ,he was also very good
with animals and often saved many a neighbors livestock. He became ill
in 1965 and passed away in April 1965 in Gilbert Plains
where he is buried beside his son in the Eldon Cemetary. In 1998 he was joined by his wife who passed away in Nov. They also lost Hugh in 1974 with heart complications . Mrs. Grasby was a strong member of the United Church Womens Circle and eventually moved from the country to Town where she lived with her daughter Margaret.
Vina McVetty Grasby, Williams wife passed away Nov 24, 1998 in Dauphin Manitoba after a lengthy illness.