LADEROUTE: Valerie “Val” “Aunty Mom”, loving partner of Bob Degroot, passed away in Brandon on Monday, July 4, 2022. The family will cherish Val’s memory privately. As Val was so generous and compassionate to others, the family asks to honour her life by performing an act of kindness. Donations in memory of Val may be made to Family Visions Inc., Unit A – 116 Industrial Drive, Brandon, MB R7A 7S5 or the Brandon Humane Society, 2200 – 17th Street East, Brandon, MB R7A 7M6. Complete obituary information will follow.