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Buffalo Gap Cemetery
Big Beaver district
R.M. of Hart Butte # 11   SW 3-2-25 W2
GPS   49.087374°N   105.277676°W

Compiled & photographed by Juliann Parsons
(Click on coloured names to view the gravestone photo)

From the Turning of the Sod, the story of the early settlers in the R.M. of Hart Butte No. 11, 1981
Happy Valley happenings: Big Beaver and District, Big Beaver Historical Society, Big Beaver, Sk., 1983
was the source of much information


Alexander, Elsie A. (nee Lichter)  20 Jul 1927 -
Alexander, Peter Louis  19 Nov 1921 – 2 Sep 2010 son of Gregory Switenky & Anna (nee Hollick)
Andersen, Jens Peter  7 Dec 1899 - 1986
Andersen, Lillian Maude  Jun 1915 – 1997
Ayers, Irene Elizabeth  1927 - 1991

Bartole, Bertha H. (nee Marks)  16 Jul 1914 – 3 Apr 1971
Bartole, Jacob  10 Jan 1895 – 4 Aug 1946
Bartole, John  1 Apr 1907 – 28 Sep 1978 son of Joseph & Elizabeth
Bartole, Karen (nee Risdahl)  1902 – 1991
Bartole, Leslie  21 Jan 1929 – 22 Feb 1929 son of Jacob & Karen

Danielson, John  died 1920

Ellway, Agnes Audrey  1919 – 1983

Gerde, Lola M. (nee Pond)  1931 – 
Gerde, Roy Edward  1930 – 1995
Gerde, Roy Edward  (2nd gravestone)
Gillies, Charles  27 Dec 1863 – Feb 1923 hus of Annie
Gillies, Charles Albert  13 Apr 1924 - 10 Dec 2005
Gillies, George Raymond  1932 – 26 Aug 2014 hus of Yvonne Bartole
Gillies, George  12 Apr 1874 – 15 Nov 1958 son of John & Margaret
Gillies, Greg G.  1961 – 2007 son of George & Yvonne
Gillies, Marion R. (nee Sawin)  1927 – 16 Jul 2006
Gillies, Rocky Ian  23 Aug 1951 – 2011 son of Charles & Marion
Granville, Eugene  1952 - 1996 son of John & Sally
Granville, John  1914 - 1998
Granville, Sally  1915 – 2011

Hallam, Miriam  13 Sep 1890 – 30 May 1984 wife of Joseph Edward
Halverson, Claudette (nee Perigny)  12 Feb 1954 -
Halverson, Montey  27 Feb 1941 – 23 May 2005
Harris, Mabel J. (nee Skundberg)  Nov 1909 – 1998
Harris, Mary J. (nee Ellway)   8 Jun 1881 – 18 Nov 1954
Harris, Stewart Edwin  1939 – 2008 son of Thomas & Mabel
Harris, Thomas Henry Sr.  11 Dec 1883 – 13 Jan 1980
Harris, Thomas Milson  28 May 1913 – 1989
Hicks, Brian Murray  17 Nov 1959 – 25 Jul 2010 son of Dean & Margaret
Hicks, Dale William  8 Sep 1924 – 7 Dec 2002 son of Orval & Hazel
Hicks, Dean  30 Jun 1927 – 8 Mar 2013
Hicks, Douglas Charles  10 Aug 1934 – 29 Sep 2014 hus of Deloris Dosch, son of Orval & Hazel
Hicks, Hazel Mary (nee MacDonald)  3 Jun 1903 – 8 Nov 2001
Hicks, Laverne Orval  10 May 1926 – 23 Jul 2002 hus of Louisa Johnson
Hicks, Margaret (nee Davies)  1922 – 2009
Hicks, Orval Alvie  27 May 1896 – 18 Dec 1967
Hicks, Wayne M.  13 Oct 1929 – 1989 son of Orval & Hazel

Johnson, Newton Oscar Wilise  1 Jun 1880 – 9 Jun 1970 hus of Daisy Lee Arnold

Klesse, Hazel Dorotha  15 Apr 1912 – 8 Sep 1984
Kyle, George A.  1937 – 2005

Lichter, Freda Anna  Feb 1927 – Feb 1927 dau of Richard & Olga
Lichter, Olga (nee Marks)  14 Oct 1902 – Sep 1948
Lichter, Richard  17 Jul 1888 – 17 Nov 1929
Lichter, (twin girls)  1925 - 1925 daus of Richard & Olga
Lowe, Dolly  24 Jun 1932 – 31 May 2001

MacDonald, Neil  1869 – 1932
Manske, Emil  24 Dec 1893 – 9 Jul 1961
Manske, Grace Evelyn  1926 – 1967
Manske, Ida (nee Blumme)  24 Jul 1901 – 7 Jun 1962
Marks, Frieda (nee Rolke)  1917 - 2002
Marks, Reinhard  30 Aug 1907 – 26 Mar 1997
McMain, Louis  1856 - 1934 hus of Elizabeth
Mossing, Carrie Lynn  1967 – 1982 dau of Elwood & Judy

Nelson, Albert Dewey  21 Jul 1898 – Dec 1965
Nelson, Douglas John  28 Jul 1924 – 25 Jul 2004 son of Albert & Margaret
Nelson, Howard James  28 Jul 1906 - 28 Jul 1985 son of James & Peggy
Nelson, James  9 Jul 1870 – Jul 1955
Nelson, Margaret May (nee Caswell)  11 Feb 1874 – Oct 1965
Nelson, Margaret ‘Peggy’ (nee Lamont)  23 Jun 1904 – 2001
Nicholson, Jonelle Dawn  14 May 1977 – 27 Apr 2001

Powers, Eugene  1841 - 1920

Rielinger, Herta  1913 – 2001
Risdahl, Thorval  1899 – 1981
Rolke, Antonia (nee Hiepner)  1887 – 1926
Rolke, Ludwig Herman  25 May 1927 – 25 Jan 1970 hus of Margaret Nelson
Rolke, Lukas  1887 – 1986

Sitch, John  died 1920
Skundberg, Annie Beatrice (nee Dowsell)  1921 – 2013
Skundberg, Annie Beatrice (nee Dowsell)  (2nd gravestone)
Skundberg, Markus Edwin  1905 – 19 Sep 1983 son of Matthias & Inga
Sutton, Sylvia Alta  1934 - 1934 dau of George & Lillie

Thurlow, Dale Wayne  3 Jul 1940 – 30 Dec 1998 son of John & Laura
Thurlow, John H.  30 Jul 1906 – 16 Apr 1990
Thurlow, Laura C. (nee Marks)  23 Apr 1912 – 16 May 1948 
Thurlow, Lloyd Douglas  1942 – 2007
Thurlow, Sylvia (nee Bartole)  1943 -

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Vancuren, Alvin Bernette  21 Dec 1907 – 27 Jan 1975
Vancuren, Elizabeth Adelaide (nee Nelson)  1 May 1913 - 1997
Vancuren, Ernest Urban  19 Feb 1906 – 16 Jul 1996
Vancuren, Eugene (baby)  died 24 Jan 1930 son of Elizabeth & Ernest
Vancuren, Ezra  1872 - 1932 son of Robert & Cirena
Vancuren, Jason Jay  3 Feb 1910 – 1 Nov 1988
Vancuren, Margaret May (nee Bowie)  6 May 1884 – 12 Jul 1980
Vancuren, Marie Barbara (nee Warken)  30 Jan 1914 – 22 Oct 2003 dau of Conrad & Lucy (nee Wagner)
Vancuren, Opal May (nee Fox)  22 Jun 1909 – 22 Jun 2001
Vancuren, Sydney B.  Feb 1874 – 22 May 1933
Vancuren, Urban  1840 - 1932 hus of Cirena Oldfield
Vancuren, Vivian Vernice  5 Jul 1932 – 10 Aug 1932 dau of Jason & Marie

Warken, Felix J.  11 Nov 1918 - 1988
Warken, Mabel E. (nee Spooner)  6 Dec 1920 - 2008





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