Obituaries of residents & former residents of
Strasbourg, Saskatchewan

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APPEL - Helen (nee Peterson) of Strasbourg passed away April 10, 2005 at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by her husband Walter, one sister Mildred Huber and one brother Leatham Peterson. She leaves to cherish her memory one son Lorne (Sylvia), one daughter Marguerite (Art) Stricker, five grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great great grandson, two sisters-in-law Mary Peterson and Mildred Appel, nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday April 15, 2005 at 2:30 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating.

APPEL - Lorne John (July 1, 1934 -August 15, 2010). Lorne John Appel was born at the farm of his grandparents, William and Annie Peterson east of Strasbourg, to Walter and Helen Appel on July 1,1934. He started school at Mount Hill and later went to Silton, Thorncliffe and Sprayville Schools. Lome has one younger sister Marguerite. Once he completed school, Lome went to work in Regina as an auto body repairman. He was very talented and worked hard. He had the ability to look at something that was broken and soon figure out how he could fix it. Lome always said he could fix almost anything, but a broken heart, and if it was a female, he'd try. In 1956, Lorne met the love of his life, Sylvia at a dance in Bulyea. They began a long and happy courtship. In 1959, Lome opened his own auto body business, operating out of a small garage in his parents' back yard. He later moved his business to Railway Avenue in Strasbourg, and continued to operate Lome's Auto Body until 1979. On July 8,1960 Lorne and Sylvia were married in Bulyea. They were blessed with two daughters, Kim and Jackie. As a family, life was very busy with everyone enjoying activities such as camping, snowmobiling and watching the girls figure skate. Lome was involved as a member of the Strasbourg Lions Club for many years. He began farming in 1977 with Uncle Henry. They farmed the land owned by his grandfather John Appel. Following Uncle Henry's death, Lorne and Sylvia continued to farm the family farm until his retirement. Family was very important to Lome. He looked forward to family gatherings and loved to have picnics or dinner in the field. As his family grew with the addition of two sons-in-law and six grandchildren, these times became more special. Lome always wanted a son, so his girls gave him five grandsons and one princess. Each of his grandkids has special memories of their time with grandpa, including: underage driving lessons, riding with the mice in the grain truck, riding on the 'boing, boing' tractor or combine, meals cooked on great-grandma's cook stove, having long naps in the back of the Case tractor as their little heads bounced against the window, eating lunch from Grandpa's metal lunch box tasted sooo good, having Thanksgiving dinner in the shop at the farm. Lorne cherished these times and shared many stories with his grandchildren. He shared many life lessons and stressed the importance of family and friends, working hard and helping others. He would drop everything to fix or weld something for a neighbour or friend. Lorne was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Helen Appel, grand dogs B J and Brandy (who got to go for ice cream when the rest of us weren't invited). He leaves to cherish his memory and celebrate his life: his wonderful wife Sylvia of 50 years; daughters Kim and husband Phil Decker, and Jackie and husband Darrell Thompson; grandchildren: Ryan, Jill and husband Cody, Kurds, Drew, Joel and Donavon; two grand dogs, Molly and Harley; sister Marguerite (Art) and family; in-laws Mary Lynn (Ernie), Norm (Cindy) and their families along with Auntie Mary (Bob) and their family and many wonderful friends. Lorne will be missed by all who knew him. Lorne lived well, laughed often and loved much. In his later years, Lorne was often heard saying, "Boy I sure do love my grandkids!" Blessed be his memory.

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BAKKEN - John of Strasbourg passed away March 22, 2003 at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by his brother Karl and sister Margaret Hovorka. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Elsie, daughter Doreen (Bob) Beitz and son Dale (Sandra), five grandchildren, Lianne (Rick) Daradics, Angie and Anton and their mother Lynn, Stefan and Jeremy and their mother Laura, numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2003 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

BANNOW - Erwin Bannow passed away at the age of 57. A celebration of Erwin's life will be held July 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. from St. John's Lutheran Church, Strasbourg Sask.

BANNOW - Harry Edwin (December 31, 1931 - September 5, 2009) was born to Mary and Randolf Bannow of Strasbourg, Sask. on December 31, 1931. Harry was the youngest of five children and grew up on the family farm. When he left school, he joined the Ranges & Johnson power crew, building power lines in rural Saskatchewan. However, his lifelong passion was farming. Harry settled on the family farm with his first wife, Jean and their three children; Colleen , Donna and David. In 1979, Harry married his present wife, Edith. They lived and worked on the farm until 1984 when they moved to Regina. Harry continued to farm from Regina while working as a caretaker of an apartment complex. Harry and Edith retired from farming and moved to Hyas in 1993. Harry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved nature, the outdoors, the changing of the seasons, hunting, fishing and archery. Harry always had a special place in his heart for farming, and continued to have that interest until his last days. Harry is predeceased by his mother and father; brothers, Henry (and his wife, Olga) and Randolf (and his wife, Kay); his brother-in-law, Leathium Peterson and his step-daughter, Pam Martynuik. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 30 years, Edith Bannow; daughter, Donna (Lloyd) Ross and their children, McKay, Jeannie and Amanda. daughter, Colleen (John) Manuel and their children, Shawn and Caileen; son, David (Tess) Bannow and their children, Edwin, Sharron and Mischel; sister, Mary Peterson; brother, Ramsay (Mary) Bannow; step-daughter, Penny Froh (Kurt Althouse), step-son-in-law, Dwayne Martynuik and his children, Sarah and Emily as well as many other family members and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from Grace United Church in Sturgis, Sask.

BANNOW - Henry of Strasbourg passed away November 16, 2008 at the age of 89. Memorial Service will be held on Friday November 21, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

BANNOW - Olga Frieda of Strasbourg passed away January 18, 2008 at the age of 84. Memorial Service will be held on Friday January 25, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

BARBER - Annie of Regina and formerly of Strasbourg passed away September 27, 2005 at the age of 96 years. Predeceased by her husband Russ. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons Ted (Ruth) and Bill (Julie), eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, one sister Mary Waldorf, numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday October 1, 2005 at 2:00 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

BARBER - Martha Linnea (nee Olson) teacher, wife, mother, steward of the land, faithful servant of God, bom on the Olson homestead in the Eastmount district, north of Earl Grey, Saskatchewan, April 1,1908, died, peacefully at Last Mountain Pioneer Home in Strasbourg surrounded by family, March 26,2012 just days before her 104th birthday. Among her family and peers, she was the last of a generation. She was predeceased by her parents Alma and Olaf Olson, her husband Herbert, all her siblings and their spouses, Herb's parents Wallace and Margaret Barber, all of Herb's siblings and their spouses, and many treasured peers and colleagues. She leaves as a legacy her children, Fern Underwood, Robert and Isabel Barber, Douglas and June Barber, Howard and Sandra Barber, Margaret and George Fisher, John and Sue Barber, May and Marv Martin, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, all those who count themselves part of her church family, and neighbours who loved and respected her. Linnea was born the third child in a family of six to Swedish immigrants Alma and Olaf Olson. Linnea remembered the years of her childhood with much fondness. The Olsons were determined to give their children the advantage of a good education. When the Olson children, including the girls, completed Grade 8, which was all their little country school had to offer, they were boarded in Strasbourg so they could attend high school. Linnea continued on to normal school in Regina and completed a teaching certificate. She taught school long enough to save sufficient money to go back to college, her life long dream. She managed one year more at the university in Brandon, Manitoba, a peer of both T. C. Douglas and Stanley Knolls. Her time as a teacher in prairie country schools was not easy, but she had a knack with the children, some of whom were quite a bit bigger and not very much younger than she. She taught first at Mount Hill, then Ravineside schools, followed by the school at Meskinaw in north central Saskatchewan. Linnea married Herb Barber June 30, 1933. Herb farmed with his brothers in the Ravineside district. Their first son, Robert, was born January 1935. Doug followed in June 1937. Howie was born in October of 1939. Margaret was born in March of 1942. John was born in June 1945. May, the youngest was born in January 1947. Herb and Linnea were generous with the blessings God gave them and carved a joyous life out of the stubborn prairie. They built Barber's Grove into a haven for friends and strangers alike. It was in their yard, supported by the resources of their farm that Strasbourg Bible Camp had its genesis as a place where children of the disenfranchised during the difficult depression of the 30s could come for a time of summer fun and learning about the love of Jesus Christ. Herb passed away suddenly Christmas of 1978. Linnea continued to live on the farm, determined to remain a productive participant. To that end, she even learned to drive and at the age of 73 got a driver's licence for the first time. In 1995 she moved to a small apartment in Strasbourg. She lived on her own until the summer of 1998 when the need for 24 hour professional care necessitated her move to Last Mountain Pioneer Home. She was 90 years old. She felt comfort and care in this place, her final home, and despite failing sight, and hearing, which eventually abandoned her altogether, she was happy and content. Linnea always depended on God. She spent much of her life in his word, seeking knowledge and wisdom. The peace with which she lived her life, the joy, love, long-suffering patience, were simply by products of her walk with God. She and Herb lived to serve God with unabashed zeal and, in the process, changed the landscape where God placed them. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from Strasbourg Alliance Church, Strasbourg SK. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

BARBER - Lucille Evangeline (nee Hancock) of Pioneer Village, Regina and formerly of Strasbourg and Govan passed away March 28, 2001 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by her parents John and Birdie Hancock, first husband Dan Latta, second husband Clarence Barber, two grandsons Donald and Scott Latta. She leaves to mourn three sons John (Judy) Latta, David (Violet) Latta and Ralph (Karess) Latta, three daughters Wendy (Don) Dixon, Glenna (Danny) Gravel and Donna (Blaine) Sorenson, grandchildren Michael (Cindy) Latta, Mark Latta, Elaine (Jeff) Ball, Debbie Brinley, Donna (Merle) Lawrence, Darrell Latta, Shannon (Evan) Morrisson, Darcy (Angela) Latta, Michael (Michelle) Gravel, Stuart Gravel, Terry (Michelle) Gravel, Stuart Gravel, Terry (Teresa) Dixon, thirteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 31, 2001 at 3:00 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

BAUER - Larry Ray, It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Larry Ray Bauer of Regina on August 2, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Larry was born at Strasbourg, Sask. on September 2, 1944. He attended school at Last Mountain Valley and Strasbourg schools. He continued his education and received his Chartered Accountant designation, working for different firms and financial institutions. In the last few years, Larry and Pat managed Queen Victoria Estates in Regina and Prince George Chateau in Prince George, BC. Larry will be lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend of 39 years, Pat; his two sons: Todd (Arlynne) of Toronto, Ont. and Troy (Deb and Nolan) of Spruce Grove, AB. He also leaves to mourn: his sister, Hazel Schultz, of Prince Albert, SK. and her two daughters: Penny (Paul) Phillips, and Carmen (Tom) Rigakis and their families. He is also survived by sisters in law Ann Jones, Olie (Ivor) Bain, Margaret (George) Popescul, Virgi (Don) Punga, Rene (Vern) Barrett, and brother in law Leo (Marilyn) Munteanu, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as his aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ernie and Emma Bauer in 1962 and 2001, respectively. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Jerry Borowsky from Bread of Life Lutheran Church, 3018 Doan Drive, Regina, at 2:00 PM on Saturday August 5, 2006. Cremation to follow.

BELCOURT - George of Strasbourg passed away December 28, 2001 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by one son Lorne, one granddaughter Yvette, one daughter-in-law Ann and all his siblings. He leaves to mourn Kaye his loving wife of 62 years, 4 sons Dale, Derry (Joan), Lane and Brett (Anita), 5 daughters Lona (Lawrence) Bolding, Avis (Richard) Horning, Alva (Mike) Shumate, Bonnie (Peter) Frostad and Eunice Kobylansky (John Kleinsasser), 23 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 1 sister-in-law Adele, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday January 4, 2002 at 2:00 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Reverend Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

BELCOURT - Kathleen Mary (nee Morrison) of Strasbourg passed away peacefully July 7, 2008 at the age of 89. Predeceased by her husband George, sons Lane and Lorne, 2 grandchildren and 6 siblings. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Dale (Rene), Derry (Joan), Lona (Lawrence) Bolding, Avis (Richard) Horning, Alva, Bonnie (Peter) Frostad, Brett (Anita) and Eunice (Dave) Bodnarek, 27 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday July 12, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Strasbourg Memorial Lower Hall.

BELCOURT - Lane Allen of Strasbourg passed away peacefully with family by his side on November 6, 2006 at the age of 53. Predeceased by his father George and his twin brother Lorne. He will be lovingly remembered by his 3 daughters Annette (Norman) Phillips, Angela (Jamie) Gervais and Amanda (Dean) Spitzer, 6 grandchildren: Tarren, Kerryn, Destiny, Hope, Kala and Jaycee, his mother Kaye, 3 brothers, 5 sisters, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday November 10, 2006 at 2:00 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

BENDER - Alvin of Strasbourg passed away October 3, 2003 at the age of 76 years. Predeceased by his wife Beatrice. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday October 7, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

BENDER - Paul Arthur Bender (June 12, 1935 – June 16, 2014). On Monday, June 16, 2014, Paul Arthur Bender of Strasbourg Sask passed away at the age of 79 years. Paul is survived by his wife Roberta, children Darren (Pam) Bender, Andria Bender (Kim Back), Tony (Sondra) Bender, Matthew Bender, grandchildren & one great-grandson, sister Marlene Schulz and nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be on Monday June 23, 2014 at the St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg, Sask. at 11:00 a.m.

BENNEFELD - Dorothy, April 27, 1929 - April 2, 2009. In loving memory of our mother and grandmother, Dorothy Bennefeld, late of Strasbourg, who passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer. Dorothy is predeceased by her husband Henry; parents Mae and Joe; and grandson Matthew. She is survived by her children Myrna (Les), Gayle (Darcy) Wirll, Brian (Melanie) and Garth; grandchildren Lyndon, Hope, Aidan, Ava, Colton and Kianna. A Celebration of Dorothy's Life will take place on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. in the Chapel of Lee Funeral Home, 3101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK with lunch to follow. Interment to take place at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery.

BENNEFELD - Henry H. of Strasbourg passed away May 8, 2006 at the age of 94. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Dorothy, children Myrna Bennefeld and her husband Les, Gayle (Darcy) Wirll, Brian (Melanie) and Garth (Angela), five grandchildren Lyndon and Hope Wirll, Aidan Bennefeld, Colton and Kianna Bennefeld, two sisters Mary Bennefeld and Irene Morrison, numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday May 11, 2006 at 2:00 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

BLAKE - Robert Geoffrey of Strasbourg passed away Monday February 28, 2005 at the age of 103 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Jane, wife Lois, brothers Thomas, Frank and Philip, sister Janet Frizzell. Geoff leaves to cherish his memory son Frank (June), daughter Dorothy Miller, five grandchildren Barb (Larry) Firth, Nancy Blake (Warren Dunitz), Linda (Dave) Wolvansky, Allan Malynyk, and Sharon (Mike) Chambers, four great granddaughters Sarah and Alana Wolvansky and Tayler and Tristyn Firth, sisters-in-law Margaret Frizzell and Jean Frizzell, many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 5, 2005 at 2:00 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Manasse Habonimana officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

BOURLON - Vera Louise (nee Wilker) of Strasbourg passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2009 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Vera will be forever missed by her twin sons Pat (Lisa) Bourlon and granddaughters Marin and Brynn; James (Cheri) Bourlon and grandson Zachery; and her daughter Sandy (Ward) King and grandchildren Paige, Tyrell and Quintin, her brothers Gary and Don, sister Donna Wilker along with many nieces, nephews and friends. Vera was predeceased by her parents and sister Loretta Davey. Vera was a true inspiration to those who knew her and her greatest joy were her children and grandchildren. She will be remembered for her strength, kindness and most of all her patience. A Memorial Service will be held at the St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Hansen's Funeral Home, Strasbourg in care of arrangements.

BRANDT - Mae Olga (nee Schmidt) July 20, 1922 - December 9, 2009. On December 9th, 2009 at the Pasqua Hospital, mom quietly passed away at the age of 87. Mae was predeceased by Fred her husband of 54 years, parents William and Olga Schmidt, brothers William, John, Edward and sister Isabelle. She was the last of her immediate family. Mae was also predeceased by brothers-in-law Walter, George, Heric and Charles and sisters-in-law Ada, Helen, Ida and Elsie. Mae is survived by her son Mervin (Annette) and their children, Robin, Juanita, Colby (Kathryn), Vicki Thompson (Mike) and Stephanie Thompson; daughter Dell (Leo) Grossman and their children Wesley and Michael; ten great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Grace Brandt and Mary (Alfred) Butz, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mae was born near Strasbourg, but grew up in Regina. From 1936-1939 along with her parents moved to Gibbs where she met Fred, the love of her life. They moved back to Regina and together raised their family. At the age of 50, Mae took driver training, got her license, bought a car and became a grandmother twice. She then went to work at the Provincial Court House where she stayed for several years. Mae and Fred enjoyed many holidays and traveled extensively, finally spending their winters in sunny Arizona. Mae will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Thank you, to all the nurses and caregivers at the Pasqua Hospital for taking such good care of mom during her final days. A funeral service will be held at Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Ave., Regina on Saturday December 19, 2009 at 10:30 am.

BRINKWORTH - Ruth (nee Davey) Stachinski Brinkworth (August 8, 1927 - July 25, 2014). Passed away peacefully at Balcarres. She is predeceased by first husband Arnold Stachoski; parents Jack and Janet Davey; brother Neilson; sister-in-law Loretta; and granddaughter Deena. She leaves to cherish her memory husband Joe; children Roberta (Sam) and Darcia (Rich); grandchildren Gayle (Gord - deceased), Shamlin (Tass), Clint (Dallas), and Crystal; stepchildren Ernie (Linda), Edell (Doug) Darren; step- grandchildren Jereny (Lynn), Jenifer, Stephanie, James; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. Brother Arnold (Anne); sisters Elenor (Don), Evelyn (Jerome - deceased); and numerous sisters and brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Ruth's Life will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasburg, SK.

BROWN - Evelyn Merle (nee Hinchcliffe) Brown died at home on November 2, 2012. Merle was born November 19, 1939 at Strasbourg to Earl and Evelyn Hinchcliffe. She is survived by 2 children - Dwayne (Bonnie) Brown and Darla (Rod) Ritsco, 4 grandchildren Amanda and Brandon Brown, Dede and Shane Ritsco, her mother Evelyn Hinchcliffe and sister Audrey (Wayne) Nesset and numerous nephews and nieces. She cherished her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten. A celebration of Merle's life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Strasbourg United Church with a private burial service to follow. The family will return to the church to mingle with Merle's friends.

BROWN - Sandra Marilyn Anne (nee Morrison) of Strasbourg died peacefully surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, September 21, 2004 at the age of 52 years. Predeceased by her mother Edith F. Morrison (nee Gustafson). She leaves to mourn her husband Donald, son Dallas (Tracy), grandchildren Danilee and Tyson, son Derrick (Vicki), granddaughter Jamie Dawn, her father Alexander, sister Candy (Arthur) Brown, brothers Deane (Anne), Darcy and Dana (Cindy), many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 24, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

BUCK - Dale passed away suddenly while working on October 20th, 2009 at the age of 63 years. Dale, who leaves a trail of sadness and tears with his passing, touched many hearts as partner, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, son and friend. Dale grew up in the Meadow Lake area, lived in Regina and spent many of his adult years in the Strasbourg area. He was a journeyman Lineman. He played football for the Saskatoon Hilltops at one point, built roads, raised and climbed poles while lighting the world. Dale persevered through difficulty in life including a significant work injury in the mid 1990's. He worked hard to recover from that and in the last few years, he spent much time on the road, working in Alberta. Dale will be sadly missed by partner Susan, daughter Kathryn and grandson Trevor, son Danny (Natasha), brother Ron (Isla predeceased), nieces Mylene (Denis) and Marla (John), nephew Warren (Margie), great nieces and nephews and friends. Dale is predeceased by his father Dwayne and mother Gertrude. A memorial service will be held at the Alliance Church in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan at 1:00 p.m. Saturday October 24th. It will be followed by a reception.

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CATHCART - Winona Mary. It is with great sadness that her family announce the passing of Winona Mary Cathcart, age 98 years, at the Last Mountain Pioneer Lodge in Strasbourg on Monday 15 Jan 2007. "Nona" was born in Yellow Grass on 28 September 1908, the first of four daughters of Fred Cathcart and Myrtle Taylor. Nona was a selfless person and spent her life helping and caring for others. She spent her early years in Yellow Grass living with her mother and father, helping to care for her elderly grandparents. When Nona's mother passed in 1966, she moved to Strasbourg to help Sharon with her new family, and from that point on Nona became a regular at all Hill family gatherings helping with all of the children of both Dave & Sharon and Peter & Ina Hill. She became Aunt Nona to all the Hill children and grandchildren. In about 1980 Aunt Nona moved to Govan where she stayed until 1990 when she decided that she was not comfortable living alone, and moved back to Strasbourg finding a comfortable place at the Last Mountain Pioneer Lodge. Aunt Nona loved to read, travel, eat, make puzzles and spend time with children. Aunt Nona was predeceased by her parents, her sisters and brothers-in-law Isabel Elsie Best (Alexander), Freda Grace Stevens (Raymond), her brother-in-law Roger Wilkinson, her niece Sharon Hill and her husband Dave. Aunt Nona will be sadly missed by her sister Mary Florence Wilkinson, her nieces Lynn (Dave) Leggo and family, Alixe (Jack) Young and family, Pam (Larry) Ring and family, and nephews Chris (Susan) Wilkinson and family and Doug Stevens. She will forever be remembered by the Hill families Mark, Ken (Sarah), Todd (Jennifer), Ina, Heather, Sarah, Peter (Marcy) and family, Colleen, Garret (Lindsay) and family, and Greg (Brianna) and her many great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. Messages of condolence can be directed to Fletchers Funeral home in Weyburn, who will forward them to the family. A tree will be planted in the spring in the Forest of Remembrance in Calgary by her nieces Lynne and Pam and families. A celebration of Aunt Nona's life will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, January 19th in Yellow Grass. Friends are asked to meet at the Yellow Grass United Church and then proceed to the Yellow Grass cemetery, where Nona will finally be home.

CLEMENTS - Arlene (nee McLaughlin) of Strasbourg passed away suddenly September 24, 2006 at the age of 52. She leaves to mourn her husband Ken, daughter, Amanda, sister Sue (Mike) Mepham and family and brother Mike McLaughlin and family. A Service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2006 at 2 pm from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

COCHRANE - Earl William Cochrane, son of Eva (nee Swanston) and William Hugh Cochrane, was born January 28, 1925 on the family farm SE 34-23-22 W2, which was homesteaded by his grandfather in 1903. Earl passed away peacefully with family lovingly around him on December 21, 2010 at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home in Strasbourg. Earl took his public schooling at Pengarth, and later some correspondence. He quit school in 1941 and went harvesting in the Melfort area, then came home and farmed with his Dad until 1943. He joined the army in Regina in 1943, taking his basic training in Prince Albert, and advanced training at Camp Borden, near Barrie, Ontario. He served overseas in England, Holland and Germany, most of the time with the occupational army in Germany. Upon his discharge he began farming in 1947 and farmed for the next 49 years. His goal was to farm for 50 years, but due to poor health, he had to retire. Earl married Laura (Denham) in November 1948 at Fort Qu' Appelle. They raised a family of three sons, William Earl, Robert George, Lesley James and a daughter, Sandra Lynn. Along with his farming, Earl served on many boards and committees. He received his 50 year membership pin as a Wheat Pool committee member at Pengarth and Strasbourg; served on Edelawe telephone company, Co-op Board, Credit Union director, chairman of Pengarth School Board, Strasbourg Booster Club, and charter member of the Lions Club, executive of the curling club, president of the Bulyea west snow plough club, and had a life membership with the Royal Canadian Legion. He was very interested and involved with his community, enjoying it all. Earl was also very involved with sports. He played hockey, fastball, baseball, and he golfed and curled. He played with the Hazelwood Fastball Team in the provincial finals and a number of years with the Stoney Croft Fastball Club. As his family grew up, he spent many hours with the young people, coaching hockey and baseball, always stressing the point, "do your best, have fun, be fair and a good sport". He coached hockey from 12 and under to 16 and under, and minor baseball, the 1 2 and under and a bantam team that was in the provincial finals. As his sons moved on to senior ball, he coached and managed the team for a number of years and added in a bit of umpiring. For all these years, he was honoured in August 2000, when he received an award and was inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame at Battleford, SK. Earl was a very good organizer. When the Edengarth community Club was formed, he was asked to be the sports coordinator. He formed a four team league right around the community. The Edengarth Eagles emerged from this league, with Earl as player-coach. They took in many tournaments, including one in Plentywood, Montana, and the team also made provincial finals. He was also instrumental in forming the Strasbourg-Duval Bridge Club in 1981. Retirement brought another new venture. Horses, no longer behind the plough, but race horses. He watched and owned a few for a short period of time. Family was very important to Earl. He was always interested in everyone's activities and helping or watching when he was able. His pumpkin patch was a loving experience for all. He enjoyed visits on special days and the love from every family member. Earl was predeceased by his parents, his son William Earl (Bill) in 1997, his sister Marie in 1997 and daughter-in-law Jan in 1989. He leaves to mourn: his wife and companion of 62 years, Laura; family, Bob (Wanda), Les (Sherry), Sandra (Greg) and daughter-in-law Sharon; grandchildren, Scott (Trish), Denah, Taron (Jenna), Shana (lann), Rob (Monica), Lucas, Alora, Ni-cole (Travis), Jason (Chelsea), Gary; great-grandchildren, Van and Riana Gorrill, Ryker and Raya Wilker, Sydney Herman, Shayla and Danika Cochrane. Memorial Service was held Tuesday December 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

COLES - Reta Eileen was taken home to be with her Lord on May 21, 2002 at the age of 88 years. Reta was born and raised at Strasbourg. Reta was predeceased by her sister Louise, followed by her parents Ambrose and Isabel, then brothers Hooper, Roy and Ivan. She leaves to cherish her memory her sister Lilias Coles and her sister-in-law Loretta Coles both of Victoria, BC, plus several nieces and nephews and her long-time friend Eileen Anderson of Victoria. Reta served with the Regina City Health for many years and later moved to Victoria where she passed away. Reta was ready to help everyone with her nursing skills. Another attribute was her very caring and generous personality. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at the Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg on Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 2 P.M. Reta will join her parents and sister in the family plot.

CROSS - Emma (nee Mohr). On Sunday, January 27, 2008 Emma Cross, late of Cupar, SK passed away at the age of 101 years. Predeceased by her parents, George and Caroline Mohr; 1st husband, Herman Klatt; 2nd husband, Robert Cross; siblings: Regina (Fred) Neu, Molly (Karl) Wagner, Katie (Martin) Scherle, Carrie (Fernie) Maier, Frank (Beth), Martin, Jack (Elsie) and George (Cora); Emma is survived by her sister-inlaw, Martha Mohr; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. in the Victoria Avenue Funeral Home, 2080 East Victoria Avenue, Regina, SK with Pastor Terry Defoe and Pastor Ted Giese, officiating. Interment will follow in the Strasbourg Cemetery, Strasbourg, SK.

CURRIE - J. Ruth of Strasbourg passed away September 6, 2007 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband Styan. She leaves to mourn her children Anne (George) Watt, Len (Denise), Jaye Currie and Robin (Terry) Best, grandchildren Jeff (Carrie) Watt, Daniel (Andrea) Watt, Jill Best, Max Currie and Matthew Best, great grandchildren Audrey and Meredith Watt. A Service will be held at a later date.

CURRIE - W. Styan of Strasbourg passed away July 7, 2003 at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by one brother Ralph. He leaves behind his loving wife Ruth, children Anne (George) Watt of Courtenay, B.C., Len (Denise) of Minneapolis, Mn., Jaye Currie of Regina and Robin (Terry) Best of Red Deer, Ab., grandchildren Jeff (Carrie) Watt, Daniel (Andrea Tartaglio) Watt, Jill Best, Max Currie and Matthew Best. A Service will be held at a later date.

CURRIE - J. J. The funeral of the late J. J. Currie, Strasbourg, took place on Saturday. Service at the Currie home, eight miles south-west of Strasbourg was conducted by the Rev. S. B. East, pastor of the United Church, Strasbourg. Interment was made in the Strasbourg cemetery. Hemorrhage of the brain was the immediate cause of death, following an illness of two weeks duration. Deceased was in his 70th year. The late Mr. Currie, who was an auctioneeer of province-wide reputation, was born near Farmington, in Amaranth township, being a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Currie. He moved to the Strasbourg district in 1905 and had resided and farmed there continuously since that time. He is survived by his widow, four sons, Roy, Arnott, Wilbert and Nelson, all farming southwest of Strasbourg, and three daughters, Mrs. L. Bennett, Strasbourg, and Misses Jessie and Olive. When a young chap Mr. Currie worked for Mr. Varcoe in Amaranth. While in the West last year Mr. and Mrs. Varcoe had a very pleasant meeting with their old friend and only a few weeks ago Mrs. Varcoe received a letter from him.

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DANIELSON - Harold Eric "Danny". Retired-Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Danny passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2001 at the Montfort Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario. Born in 1927 in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan, son of the late Daniel and Caroline Danielson from Malung, Sweden. Loving father of Gordon (Sandra) of Halifax, N.S. and Patricia Paquette (Russell) of Ottawa. Dear "Papa" of Jessica Paquette. Husband of 46 years to Betty Armstrong. Brother to Carrie Fraser (Regina), and predeceased by cherished brother Gordon Daniel Danielson, R.C.A.F. 619 Squadron, Royal Air Force, and sisters Lillian, Annie and Ethel. Danny was a school teacher, R.C.A.F. Radio Officer (1950-1955) and worked for CBC for 35 years. He was an amateur radio operator (VE3 EMO), and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Friends may attend a Memorial Service at City Church (corner of Carillon and 221 Baribeau St., Vanier) on Wednesday, July 11, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ont. To be a Pilgrim We'll miss you.

DAVIES - Pauline "Tut" (nee Fenwick) passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 28, 2004 in Regina at the age of 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Roger; parents William and Henrietta; beloved aunt and uncle Charlotte and John Rigg; sister-in-law Martha Fenwick and nephew Stanley Fenwick. Tut is survived by her twin brothers Raymond Fenwick and his family; Roland (Flo) Fenwick and their family; cousin Dorothy Messner of Saskatoon. Pauline was born in Strasbourg and spent most of her adult life in the Markinch area. In accordance with Tut's wishes, there will be no formal funeral service. Instead the family will be celebrating Tut's life at a gathering at 204 Hector Crescent on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 from 1:00 4:00 p.m. Her friends are welcome to join us.

DECKER - Emilie "Millie" September 18, 1906 - November 29, 2007. Millie Decker went to be with her Lord on November 29, 2007 at the age of 101 years. Millie was born in Winnipeg and moved with her family to the Strasbourg area in 1911. She married Fred Decker in 1942. Millie and Fred farmed in the Bulyea area until 1968 when they moved into Strasbourg. Millie moved to Aberdeen in 2002 where she resided until moving to Circle Drive Special Care Home in 2004. Millie was an avid gardener (up to her 95th year), a great cook and a willing hostess. Many people enjoyed a meal around Millie's table. Millie was a woman of strong faith, a faith to which she held to the very end. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Ken, Fort Saskatchewan and Ed (Marlene), Aberdeen; and grand-children, Shelley Decker and partner Neil Murdoch, Calgary and Scott and Lindsay Decker, Fort Saskatchewan; numerous nieces and nephews; and Matilda Schneider, sister-in-law. Our thanks to the Staff of Circle Drive Special Care Home for their love and attention right to the end, and to Dr. Szott for her kind care of Mom. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 2 at St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg.

DECKER - Frederich of Strasbourg passed away November 30, 2000 at the age of 90 years. He leaves to mourn Emilie his loving wife of fifty-eight years, two sons Ken (Linda) and Ed (Marlene), two grandchildren Shelley and Scott, one sister Caroline Markel, one brother Charlie Decker, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday December 5, 2000 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. R. Schulz officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

DECKER - John Gordon of Strasbourg passed away October 10, 2005 at the age of 77 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Edith and many other relatives and friends. Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Friday October 14, 2005 at 2 PM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

DECKER - Ronald George of Strasbourg passed away January 21, 2007 at the age of 75. Predeceased by his parents George and Florence, brother John, nephew David and father-in-law Rudolph Retzer. He will lovingly be remembered by his wife Bev, children George (Laurie) and their children Darin, Dayna, Cayla and Colin; Jackie (Kent) Flavel and their children Meghan and Kurtis; Greg (Dannelle) and son Matthew; Garnet (Andrea); Gordon (Sonia) and their children Courtney and Colby; brothers Keith (Vel) and Bill (Lois), sister Doreen (Reg) Hogbin, sister-in-law Edith, mother-in-law Mary (George) Seymour, numerous other relatives and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday January 26, 2007 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

DICKIE - Norman William was born January 16, 1930 to George and Mary Dickie of Duval, SK. He was the youngest of two boys and attended Dunkeld School. Norm passed away December 30,2010. He leaves to cherish his memory: June, his loving wife for 50 years, daughters Wendy (Kevin) Doran and Brenda (Richard) Lutz, grandchildren Tessa-Rae (Clint) Reid, Tyson (Marsha) Doran and Brendan Dickie, great-grandsons Quinton Doran and Cooper Reid, sister-in-law Beth Dickie, June's family, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Throughout his life, Norm proved he was a jack-of-all-trades by working in various fields, including farming, the Sudbury Nickel Mine, carpentry, service station owner and soil sampling at Long Lake Agro, where he also held the title of Mr. Fix-It. On October 7, 1960 he married June Weber of Stornoway, SK. They were blessed with two daughters, Wendy May and Brenda Lynne. They lived on the family farm outside Duval until 1968 when they moved to Strasbourg. At this time, Norm was working as a carpenter with Alfred Schulz. Many homes in this area were built by Norm and Alfred. In 1978, Norm, Alfred, and Rudy Schulz bought Braden's, which then became D&S Service. In 1979, Norm became a grandpa for the first time and was tickled pink with his little Tessa-Rae. Then along came the boys, Tyson in 1981 and Brendan in 1989. He very much enjoyed spending time with the grandkids, whether it be ice fishing, gopher hunting or just having everyone over at the house. In 1985, Norm sold D&S and went to work at Long Lake Agro, and this is where he also took care of his beloved ducks and geese. In 2003, Norm retired from the official work world, but still managed to keep himself very busy at home and around town, whether he was downstairs making his famous horserace games or repairing one of the 'treasures' he'd come across, upstairs baking in the kitchen or working on his puzzles, out and about helping to control the gopher population, or doing small repairs and carpentry for people in the area. In 2008, Norm's pride and joy, his little boys, Quinton Doran and Cooper Reid, were born, and his eyes just lit up whenever they were around. Norm was so proud of all his grandchildren and great-grandsons, and they are very lucky little boys to have been able to know their Great-Grandpa. A Memorial Service was held on Friday, January 7, 2011 at Strasbourg Memorial Hall with Mona Hansen officiating. Organist was Rhonda deHoop. Honourary pallbearers were the Strasbourg Lions Club and everyone who knew and loved Norm.

DICKMANN - Elsie (nee Ulmer) Dickmann went to meet her saviour on August 24, 2011 at the age of 90 years. Left to celebrate her memory are her husband Paul of nearly 58 years, daughters Linda (Lloyd) Helgeson, Alice (Wayne) Penner, Jean (Peter) Cameron; grandchildren Lisa (Michael) Dynna; Karen Helgeson, Steven (Sarah) Penner, Greg (Kaitlyn) Penner, Amy (Curtis) Olshewski; great grandchildren Julie, Carrie and Justin Penner and Kyerstin Olshewski. Celebration service at Strasbourg Alliance Church in Strasbourg on August 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

DICKMANN - Paul was born on October 16, 1917 to Gustav and Gertrude Dickmann (nee Kipper) on the family farm east of Strasbourg. Paul was predeceased by his parents; brother William (Bill), twin brother Theodore; sister Bertha; and his wife Elsie in 2011. To celebrate his life he leaves his daughters Linda (Lloyd) Helgeson, Alice (Wayne) Penner, and Jean (Peter) Cameron; grandchildren Lisa (Michael) Dynna; Karen Helgeson, Steven (Sarah) Penner, Greg (Kaitlyn) Penner, Amy (Curtis) Olshewski; great-grandchildren Julie, Carrie and Justin Penner, Kyerstin and Leyton Olshewski; sister Louise; nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Strasbourg Alliance Church, Strasbourg, SK.

DRENTTEL - Annie of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg passed away December 20, 2002 Predeceased by her husband Allan, 3 sisters and 1 brother. She leaves to mourn daughter Val (Wilf) Knaus, grandchildren Dean (Randi), Fran (Cory Switzer) and Trevor, 2 great grandsons Cole and Mason, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at 10 AM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment in Crescent Road Cemetery.

DUKE - Carl Thomas Duke (September 2, 1941 - November 20, 2011). The family of Carl Duke are saddened to announce his passing on November 20, 2011 at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home in Strasbourg. Carl was predeceased by his wife Elsie in March, 2011, his parents, Tom and Mrytle, his brother Doug and his sister-in-law, Gail. He is survived by his children Darren and Colleen, his brothers and sisters Bev (Don) Mitchell, Lorne (Diane), Dave, Les (Shelley) and Brenda (Wilf) Brule, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at the Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg, SK at 1:00 p.m.

DUKE - Elsie (nee Holstein) was born on May 5, 1938 in Strasbourg, Sask. to Henry and Molly Holstein. She grew up on the family farm north west of Strasbourg and attended Midway School. Elsie had one brother George. She married Carl Duke on November 17, 1979 and they came back to Strasbourg to live. Elsie loved to garden and was an excellent cook. She loved her family especially the little ones. Elsie was predeceased by her father, Henry Holstein in 1991, her mother Molly in 1997 and her brother George in 2000. She is survived by her husband Carl and his family; sister Bev (Don) Mitchell of Regina; brothers Dave, Lorne (Diane) and Les (Shelley) all of Regina and his sister Brenda (Wilf) Brule of Regina and their families. She is survived by George's children, Keith, Cindy, Dwight and Bonnie and their families all of Calgary, Alberta. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2011 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Strasbourg at 2:00 p.m.

DYER - Florence Evelyn (nee Brown). On Friday, December 6, 2002 at the Pasqua Hospital, Regina, Sask. Florence was born in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A. on August 25, 1907. In her youth she traveled to Canada to a farm near Strasbourg with her father William Brown, mother Cecelia; and several brothers and sisters. In 1935 she married Charles H. Dyer and farmed in the Semans district until his death on Sept. 16, 1971. Early in 1972 she moved to "Cheryl Court" Regina where she had many good friends andenjoyed countless "crib" card games. In November 1998 Florence moved to Dunsmore Place Care Home and later to South Gemini Care Home. Family and friends thank the care-givers for their never ending T.L.C. and support. Florence was the only remaining member of her immediate family and was predeceased by her sister Mildred Rambo on Feb. 9, 2002. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, two being Mildred's twins Carol Krajnak and Melvin Rambo living in the Des Moines, Iowa area. Her Regina friends Hilda and Bud Findlay, Lorna and Jerome Pasloski, Loris and Olga Roth, Elsie and Ernie Whelpton and Helen Leier will miss her friendship and her love for playing crib. She will also be missed by her friends from the Argyle Road Baptist Church where she attended for years and whose members still visited her. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Ron Phillips officiating.

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ELKINK - Anna Isabella (nee Ross) passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at the Cypress Regional Hospital, Swift Current, SK. at the age of 85 years. Anna was born on November 30, 1923 at the Gateway farm 6 miles East of Strasbourg. She graduated from Strasbourg High School in 1941 and Normal School in Regina in 1942. Anna married Dick Elkink on October 2, 1947 in Regina and they lived for almost 45 years at the Ranch in the Great Sand Hills West of Hazlet. She was a teacher and taught at a number of rural schools: Mount Hill near Strasbourg, Jellico near Dodsland, Boyer Lake (where she met Dick) Abernathy, Happy Valley and Hazlet. Anna was active in her local church, loved music and was a pianist/organist and choir member. She was a member of the Hazlet Historical Society and a member of the Sandhills Home Care board. She spent the last 16 years in Swift Current and will be dearly missed by her family (especially Jesse) and many friends. She leaves to mourn her passing; Children John Elkink (Cora), Gerrit Elkink (Deb) and Lorie Jean Elkink-Wiebe (Ben); Grandchildren Mike(Renee), Sean, Tyler, Meghan and Challis Elkink, Zachery and Jesse Wiebe and Hillery Macfie (Craig); Brothers and Sisters Les Ross, Betsy Bosma (Don), Grace McGowan (Don) and Vida Ruth Hickey (Ken) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents David and Elizabeth Ross; husband Dick Elkink; brothers Archie, John, Duncan and Charlie Ross; sister Ellen Ross and granddaughter Leah Elkink. A memorial service was held on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 11:00 AM from the Trailview Alliance Church, Swift Current, SK. with Pastor Mike Smart officiating. The pianist was Wayne Regier, soloist was John Regier and the eulogy was read by Theresa Murray. Interment in Mount Pleasant Burial Park, Swift Current, SK., to be held at a later date.

ERHARDT - Albert Clarence of Strasbourg passed away May 4, 2001 at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn, Evelyn his loving wife of fifty-one years, one son Larry (Rose) and one daughter Deanna (Jim) Fisher, four grandchildren and one great grand daughter, two brothers and two sisters, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday May 8, 2001 at 2 P.M. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

ERHARDT - Evelyn Dorothy (nee Schultz) passed away peacefully on January 2, 2012 at the age of 82 with family at her side. She leaves to cherish her memory, son Larry (Rose) Erhardt; daughter Deanna (Jim) Fisher; brothers Walter (Adele) Schultz, Gerry (Sharon) Schultz; sister Margaret Romich, plus numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A celebration of Evelyn's life will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg SK.

ERHARDT - Godfrey of Strasbourg passed away December 15, 2006 at the age of 98. Predeceased by his wife Katie and son Wilfred. He leaves to mourn his son Lawrence (Freda), daughter-in-law Lillian, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren, one sister Caroline Kelln, three sisters-in-law Dolly, Caroline and June, numerous nieces and nephews. Interment will be held on Wednesday December 20, 2006 at 11 AM in Govan Cemetery followed by a Memorial Service at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

ERHARDT - Hilda Marie of Strasbourg passed away April 12, 2001 at the age of 79 years. Predeceased by her husband Jack and infant son Donald, four brothers and two sisters. She leaves to mourn one daughter Gloria (Sieg) Schulz, two sons Lloyd (Lois) and Rick (Sharon), seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren, one sister Dorothy Gerrard, two brothers Allan (Faye) and Jim (Anne) Schwandt, numerous nieces , nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday April 17, 2001 at 2:00 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

ERICKSON - Augusta "Gussie" (nee Hey) of Strasbourg passed away December 18, 2001 at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home at the age of 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Eph, one grandson Michael and daughter-in-law Peggy. She leaves to mourn two sons Roy (Marilyn) and Norman (Alice) and one daughter Karen (Roger) Matte, seven grandchildren, sixteen grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, one brother Bob (Carrie) Hey, two sisters-in-law Christel Hey and Dagney Moline, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday December 21, 2001 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Pastor Richard Schulz officiating.

EVERETT - Freda Genevieve Everett passed away November 14, 2008 in Strasbourg, SK. She was born in the Earl Grey District on April 10, 1914. She grew up on the farm. She worked for many households especially when new babies came along. She loved all children and was 'mother' to many. She was active in the East Mount Baptist Church. Later she was confirmed in the St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg. Freda loved to play her piano and organ and this was a great pastime for her. She was a second grandmother and mother to Donald and Aileen and family. She worked at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home for more than fifteen years. Freda was predeceased by her parents George and Emma Everett and brothers George (Jennie), Vern (Louise), Wes (Zella), Gordon (Margaret), Lynden, John (Opal) and sister Gallic (Oscar) Hansen. She leaves to cherish her memory her nephew Donald (Aileen) Hansen and their family, Shelley (Brian) Hubick and family, Marcy (Peter) Hill and family, Del (Lori) Hansen and family, as well as many other nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 22, 2008 at Strasbourg Alliance Church with Rev. Glen Lonie officiating. Organist was Mrs. Marilyn Danielson. Honorary pallbearers were everyone present.

EVERETT - Gordon Clifford of Strasbourg passed away May 28, 2007 at the age of 91. He leaves to mourn his wife Margaret Bieber, daughters Sandra, Marian (Bob) Syrnyk and Lois, sister Freda Everett and sister-in-law Jennie Everett. Predeceased by an infant son, his parents George and Emma, brothers Lindon, George, Vern (Louise), John (Opal), Wes (Zella) and sister Cal (Oscar) Hansen. Memorial Service will be held Friday June 1, 2007 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Grand-nephew Pastor Bradley Everett officiating.

EVERETT - Margaret Eleanora (nee Bieber) passed away peacefully June 3, 2008 at the Coteau Range Manor, Avonlea at the age of 88. She leaves to mourn her daughters Sandra, Marian (Bob) Syrnyk and Lois, brother Fred (Phyllis), sisters Edith Borsa, Elaine (Harold) Yung, Ruth (Fred) Peters, Doris (Stewart) Mitchel and Leona Hill and sister-in-law Freda Everett. Predeceased by an infant son, husband Gordon and sister Kae Nielson. Memorial Service will be held on Monday June 9, 2008 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Pastor Don Hansen officiating.

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FORSTER - Edith Margaret (nee Sarginson) was born on March 26, 1911 and passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 27, 2009 in Regina, SK. She was predeceased by her parents Tom and Margaret Sarginson; husband John of 59 years; brothers Charles, Cecil and Lorne; and daughters Betty Forster and Jean (Alex) Graf. Edith leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Joan (Allen) Hasenfratz and Fay (Keith) Wingert of Regina; sons Harold (Roberta) of Edmonton, AB, Ray (Elaine) of Sparwood, BC, Glen (Olga) of Regina, James of Regina, Reg of Lumsden and Gordon (Laura) of Disley, SK. Edith is also survived by one sister Effie Cunningham, 100 years young; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, 26 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Mom was born in Highland Grove, Ontario and at an early age moved with her family to Regina. She attended both Victoria and Albert schools before moving to the Strasbourg district. The family later moved to the Wishart district where she met and married our father John (Jack) Forster. In the early 40's they moved to Regina where dad worked for the Imperial Oil Refinery and mom raised their family; not only her nine children but also several foster children who lived in our home over the years. In later years mom enjoyed their cottage at Glen Harbor where she could relax and take in her favorite sport of fishing. Other favorite pastimes were knitting, crochet and playing cards with family. A very special thank you to Dr. Duffy and the nurses of 3D for their compassionate care of mom during the last days. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, Regina, SK on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will follow in the Regina Funeral Home Arbor Room.

FRANK - Emma Dorothy (nee Hubick) of Strasbourg passed away March 20, 2000 at the age of 88 years. Predeceased by her husband Godfrey, daughter Gayle Berven, grandson Brent Berven, three sisters and five brothers. She leaves to mourn one daughter Darlene and Alfred Vaughan, son-in-law Bill Berven, three grandchildren Vonda - Gayle (Ron) Conlin, Allison (Vic) Khemsara and Todd Berven, two great grandchildren Edward and Catherine Conlin, one brother Joe Hubick, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 2:00 PM from St. John Lutheran Church. Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment in Crescent Road Cemetery.

FRASER - Edward Harold was taken into the loving arms of our Creator on Thursday, March 29, 2007, at the age of 72 years, after a very courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his father, Neil Alexander Fraser; sons, Edward Fraser Jr. and Cameron Fraser as well as two grandchildren: Monty Lea Haugen and Amanda Rose Tokar. Ed will be lovingly remembered by his mother Carrie Fraser; the mother of his children, Mary Payne; his son, Reg Fraser; daughters: Lynda Fraser (Lucien), Debbie Fraser, Dianna (Rob) Runge, Cammie Fraser (Frank) and Lucette Fraser (Chris); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Ruth) Fraser, Beatrice Sequion, Daniel Fraser Sr., Janet Fraser (Waverly) and Donald (Carolyn) Fraser. Ed will also be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Ed's life for family and friends will be held at the Indian Metis Christian Fellowship, 3131 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK at 11:00 AM, on Tuesday, April 3, 2007. Interment will be held at a later date in Strasbourg Cemetery, Strasbourg SK. Thank you, to the following who cared for our father: Dr. Hopkins, Dr. Sundar, Unit 6F R.G.H., Unit 4B Pasqua Hospital, Allan Blair Cancer Clinic; Dr. J. Pacella, Regina SK., Pioneer Village, Main West; and Dr. Rasmussen; Indian Metis Christian Fellowship, and for all the prayers and support from family and friends.

FRASER - John "Jack" David passed away on September 23, 2007. Jack was born on the farm near Strasbourg, on December 6, 1923, to David B. Fraser and Clara Richards. Jack was predeceased by his beloved son, Tom; granddaughter, Megan; his brothers, Stan, Alex, and Earl; and his sisters-in-law, Red and Jean Fraser. He is survived by Margaret, his wife of 53 years, his daughter-in-law, Karen (grandson Andrew); son Michael (Betty Makelki), granddaughters Mary (Chad Salewich) and Heather Haugen (Andrew); son Jim (Wanda), grandchildren John (Sheila Melnyk) (great-grandchildren Paige and Caleb), Kyla, and Matthew; and son Stephen. Jack is also survived by his brothers Dave (Jean) and Barry (Patricia) and his sisters Elsie, Heather Houck (Arnold), Anna-Mae Bishop, Pam Robinson (Dennis), and Debbie O'Connor (Dan). He leaves to mourn as well brothers-in-law John (Marlene) and Bill (Barbara) Vavra and sisters-in-law Anne Romanoski, Vivian Friesen, Veronica Orton-Johnson, Evelyn (Russ Kennedy), Barb Fletcher, and Marian Vavra. Jack left school early to join the Royal Regina Rifles in 1940. Mustered as a musician with the 12th District Depot Band, he trained as a rifleman and saw service overseas. He was discharged in 1946. He completed his grade 12 and then went on to complete a Bachelor of Social Work at the University of British Columbia. He had a 35 year career with the province of Saskatchewan, at one time being the Director of Social Services for the Qu'Appelle Region. Jack married Margaret Vavra on February 20, 1954, in Saskatoon. They moved to Regina shortly after where they raised their four sons. Jack believed we were born to serve one another and he was extremely involved in volunteer work. He was a founding member of HELP Homes, and was involved in many service and charitable organizations over the years including the Saskatchewan Abilities Council, CNIB (life time member), John Howard Society, and Overseas Adoption (current foster child, Jinky). He gave as freely of his money as his time. Jack's great love in life was music he played trombone for the symphony orchestras in Vancouver, Saskatoon, and Regina, and in the Legion Band. He was a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders pep band "taxi squad ", a regular band member at the Trianon Ballroom and the Hotel Saskatchewan, and played for various exhibition grandstand shows such as Bob Hope, Rich Little, and Lorne Greene, as well as the Ice Capades. He was a long term member of the Regina Male Voice Choir, entertaining many with his deep bass voice. His second love in life was sports he played golf, baseball, curled, and bowled. He attended Pats and Roughriders games and followed all sports on TV. Jack was known for his encyclopaedic knowledge. He remembered people, facts, and stories, could quote poems and songs, and always had a joke. He loved visiting with people, was a great host, and loved to go for coffee. Of course, his greatest love was his family. Proud of them all, he treasured nuggets of information about them and shared this with anyone who would listen. Jack was much loved and loved greatly in return and will be deeply missed. Memorial Service will be held Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in Westminster United Church, 3025 13th Avenue, Regina, with Rev. Jack Bray officiating.

FRASER - Margaret Elsie Fraser passed away suddenly on December 30, 2010 at her home in Strasbourg, SK. Elsie was born April 29, 1919, on the Fraser family farm west of Strasbourg, to David and Clara (Richards) Fraser. She grew up with her brothers and sisters, attending Ravenside School. After graduation, she attended nursing school at the Regina General Hospital, graduating in 1946. Throughout her career, she went from R.N. to Assistant Supervisor of Nurses at Fort San. With the Fort San closing, she went to work at the Saskatoon Sanatorium until her retirement in 1980. Elsie moved to Strasbourg in the early 1980s to be close to family, lending a helping hand for many years. She was an active member of the Strasbourg United Church, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Legion, and the Tenants' Association. The rest of her time was spent looking after us all, helping out wherever she could, and enjoying involvement in her community. Elsie was predeceased by: parents, David, Clara and step-mom Anne (Danielson) Fraser; brothers, Alex, Earl, Jack and Stan; and sisters-in-law 'Red' (Alex) and Jean (Earl). Elsie is survived by: brothers and sisters, Dave (Jean), Bar-rie (Pat), Heather (Arnold), Anne Mae, Pam (Dennis) and Deb-bie (Danny); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.'Our' Elsie, sister, aunt and friend, was the true definition of a giving and caring person all her life. This is her gift and legacy to us all. A celebration of Margaret Elsie's life was held January 8, 2011 at the Strasbourg United Church

FRENCH - Frederick William of Strasbourg passed away peacefully at Pasqua Hospital on December 11, 2004 at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn Jessie, his loving wife of 60 years, his dearest loved ones, two daughters Janice (Barry) Tamlin, Judy (Norm) McMillan, five grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church.

FRIES - Caroline "Carrie" (nee Winnick) of Strasbourg passed away August 9, 2003 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Bill, brother David Winnick, sister Dolly Kearns and Buddy her cat. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters Doreen (Harold) Schumann and Darlene Rosenke, three grandchildren Jacque (Don) Schmid, Trina (Alan) Francoeur and Derek (Carmena)Schumann, great grandson Nolan Francoeur and step great granddaughter Kristen Schmid, three sisters Molly McNaughton, Anne Birth and Beth (Art) Lewis, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2003 at 2 P.M. in St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

FRIZZELL - Garth Ronald passed away peacefully on March 30, 2014 at the age of 53 with his family by his side. Garth was predeceased by his parents Ronald and Marjorie (Schulz) Frizzell and his stepmother Shirley Frizzell. Garth leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Linda, children Marj (Landon) Mohr, Janelle (Chad Wilson), Riley (Kristy McCabe), stepson Jesse; sister Glenna (Len Cantin), brother Scott (Rhonda) and stepsister Kelly Frizzell (Brendan Stevens); numerous nieces and nephews. Garth's grandchildren Miranda and Lyle Mohr held a special and playful place in Pappa's heart. Garth was born May 4,1960 and grew up on the family farm, loving the outdoors the activity that it held. He loved playing sports, but his love key carried through the years. From playing to coaching to (ing his kids and countless others. After high school Garth worked for Sask Wheat Pool for a number of years and helped his Dad farm. His career went on to include custom spraying for West Central1 Air, based out of Richardson Pioneer in Strasbourg. Dale and the staff at Richardson became a big and important part of Garth's life. Garth and Linda will always be grateful for everything Dale and Lloyd Good (his employer) have done over the years. Garth married Janice Hansen in 1979 and together they had 3 children. In 1998 Garth met the love of his life, Linda Korytko. They were married in 2000 and Garth gained another son, Jesse. They made their life together on the family farm, where they enjoyed beautifying the yard with trees, trees and more trees. Garth's real passion was hunting and fishing, which he shared with many good friends. He looked forward to the trips near and far and many great memories were nade. He could remember every detail of every hunt. Countless hours were spent in the garage exchanging hunting stories. What began as a hobby to preserve his own hunting trophies turned into a busiess of taxidermy. His shop was filled with mounts from hunts around the world. He held dear his memories of his two African safaris and found much enjoyment in sharing his experiences with friends and family. Whether you knew him as husband, dad, papa, brother, uncle or maybe Fuzby he will hold a special place in our hearts forever and always. We love you so much and will miss you. A very special thank you to the Strasbourg Home Care and the Palliative Care Unit at the Pasqua Hospital, "You are all Angels". A Celebration of Garth's Life will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Strasbourg Alliance Church, Strasbourg SK.

FRIZZELL - Margaret Mae (nee Brown) of Strasbourg passed away peacefully at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home on August 27th, 2008 at the age of 84. She is survived by her loving family, her son Gary (Norma) Frizzell, daughters, Margot (Clarence) Biller; Patricia Frizzell. Her grandchildren: Shannon (Frizzell) Kramer, Robin (Jill) Frizzell, grandson, Kevin (Darla) Biller; granddaughter Teresa (Biller) Greg Johnson, granddaughter Karen (Biller) and Scott Flavel, grandson, Michael Frizzell and nine great grandchildren; Tess and Riley Kramer, Lane, Jordan, Cody, Shae-Lynne, and Hannah Johnston, Cassidy and Whitney Flavel. She is also survived by; her sister, June Charlton, and her brother Bill (Elta) Brown, her sister-in-law, Jean Frizzell and many nephews and nieces and great nephew and nieces. She was predeceased by her loving husband Stanley, her sister Joy Derby and her parents Bud and Bessie Brown, fifteen brothers and sisters-in-law, two nieces, and two nephews. There will be a memorial service on September 1st at 2:00 p.m. at Strasbourg United Church to celebrate Margaret's Life.

FRIZZELL - Ronald Howard age 73, of Strasbourg, died October 8, 2007 after a short battle with cancer. Ron, affectionately "Lefty" to some, "Grandpa" to others, had a zest for life and his fun-loving nature and sense of humour will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Born to the late Howard and Janet Frizzell June 10, 1934, Ron had 2 siblings, Edith (John) Klemp and Harvey (Shirley). Ron graduated from high school in Strasbourg after moving in 1944 to what was to become the family farm. After attending the School of Agriculture in Saskatoon, he moved to work near Peace River and then to Dawson Creek, to work as a logger, a passion that would last a lifetime. He worked up the Alaska highway cutting the right of way for the PGE railway. Upon his return to the Strasbourg area he spent his life farming but continued to trim a tree for anyone, any chance he got. Many a tree in the area has seen the marks of Ron's chainsaw. In 1957 Ron married Marjorie Schulz and together they had 3 children, Garth (Linda), Glenna (Len Cantin) and Scott (Rhonda). After Marjorie passed away in 1970 from cancer, Ron married Shirley Falloon and she and her daughter Kelly (Brendan Stevens) became part of the family. Their lives took separate paths a number of years ago but he and Shirley continued to remain good friends. Ron and Marlene Verdes were partners for six years before they got married in September 2007. They lived in the town of Strasbourg. Here he could be close to the grandchildren he loved so dearly. Marjorie & her husband Landon Mohr, Janelle, Riley, Jesse, Jayce, Shaye and Jakaeden held a special place in Grampa's heart. Active in the community, he spent many years coaching ball and hockey and continued to enjoy watching his grandchildren play and his sons take his coaching role. Ron took pride in his involvement in the building of the Strasbourg & Community Rec Centre as he sat on the Rink Board during the construction years. Ron loved life and the outdoors. Memories of camping trips and travel are held dear by his family. Many a special occasion was graced with a poem written and recited by Ron. We remember those fondly. `Love, hope, rain and care. And the most important of these, my friend, is rain.' We carry your love always. A graveside memorial service will be held on Friday October 12, 2007 at 1 PM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg. A time of fellowship will follow at the Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

FRIZZELL - Shirley Anne (nee) Falloon was born January 9, 1935 to H. Austin and Annie (Stone) Falloon of Strasbourg and passed away May 27, 2013 in Regina at the age of seventy-eight. Shirley started her education in a one room school known as Lake Center, in 1943 the family moved to Strasbourg where she completed high school. After high school she attended Success Business College in Regina, and was employed in the Life Insurance industry. Her daughter Kelly was born April 3 1960 in Vancouver B.C. On moving back to Regina she continued working in the insurance industry. In 1971 she married Ronald H. Frizzell, a widower with three children, Garth, Glenna, Scott and along with her daughter Kelly moved to the Frizzell farm south of Strasbourg. Shirley was active in the 4-H organization from local to Provincial, spent 6 years as secretary of the Strasbourg Sask. Wheat Pool Board, was on the agricultural committee of the Rural Municipality, and was Trustee on Carlton Trail Regional College Board and Lanigan Regional Home Care Board. Shirley was predeceased by her parents Austin and Annie Falloon. She will be remembered by her daughter Kelly (Brendan Stevens) and grandson Jakaeden of Pilot Butte. Stepchildren Garth (Linda) of Strasbourg, Glenna (Len Cantin) of Blaine Lake, Scott (Rhonda) of Strasbourg. Garth's family Marj (Landon) Mohr and family Miranda and Lyle; Janelle (Chad), Riley and Jesse all of Strasbourg. Scott and Rhonda's family Jayce and Shaye. At Shirley's request a Private Family Service will be held.

FRIZZELL - Stanley Charles of Strasbourg passed away February 15, 2003 at the age of 91 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Margaret, son Gary (Norma), two daughters Margot (Clarence) Biller and Patricia Frizzell, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, brother John (Jean), brother-in-law Geoff Blake, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday February 19, 2003 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating.

FULLER - Alice Ruth (nee Foster) of Strasbourg passed away August 14, 2005 at the age of 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Arthur, daughter Jean Hildebrand, son-in-law David Hildebrand, daughter-in-law Joan, brothers Jack, Ernie and Fred Foster, sisters Mary Kerr, Jean Meadows and Betty Smith. She will be missed by her family Gerald (Norma), Gordon (Corinne), Terry (Jeanne), Carole (Lloyd) Maxwell, Loretta (Errol) Singh and Rhonda (Tim) Lees, 23 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 sister Elsie (Jake) Dyck and many other relatives and friends. Ruth was raised in the Beulah district and grew up with an active interest in farming. She was an early delegate to the farmers union conference in Saskatoon. Ruth was a devoted, loyal and caring wife, mother and grandmother. Her hospitality and friendship were widely acclaimed. Gardening was Ruth's passion and flowers were her delight. Church played an important role in Ruth's life. She led the Sunday worship service for 14 years at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday August 20, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Interment Earl Grey Cemetery.

FULLER - Robert of Strasbourg passed away August 2, 2005 at the age of 89 years. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Catherine, children Jeanette Bucek, Marvin Fuller and Keith Fuller, 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and 1 sister Gladys Entner. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

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GALGER - Donald Allan Galger was born on November 20, 1928 in Strasbourg, SK. He was the second of three children born to Adam and Lydia Galger. Don received all his schooling in Strasbourg and after completing Grade 10, quit school to help with the family farm. On June 9, 1952. Don married Reta Kerr of Strasbourg. With the exception of a short stay in Regina where he was employed by McGavin's Bakery, they spent over 40 years working and raising their family on their farm four miles southwest of Strasbourg. Don was always very supportive and took great pride in the interests and accomplishments of his children and later, his grandchildren. He farmed with his brother Walter growing grain and raising cattle, pigs and chickens, and during the 1970's worked for a few years as a janitor at William Derby High School. Poor health forced Don into an early retirement and in 1995, Don and Reta moved into Strasbourg to their home on Main Street, and then in 2009 to their suite in the Centennial Manor. Over the years, Don was a very active member of St. John Lutheran Church. He was involved in Luther League, Brotherhood, choir and also taught Sunday School and confirmation classes for over 20 years. Don suffered his fist heart attack on November 19, 1983 and struggled with the illness until his death on September 11, 2012. He always felt blessed to have been able to see his grandchildren grow up and then to see all his great-grandchildren. Time spent with family was always very important to him and the highlight of his days, these past few years, were visits with his grandchildren and especially his great-grandchildren. Don was predeceased by his parents Adam and Lydia Galger, brother Walter, sister-in-law Irene Galger and sister Laura Erlander. He leaves to mourn and cherish his memory, his loving and devoted wife of 60 years, Reta; children Brian (Barb), Brenda (Lloyd) Small, Glen (April) and Lori (Warren) Wild; 16 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Tim Erlander and numerous nieces and nephews. Blessed be his memory.

GALGER - Irene Margaret (nee Erhardt) September 12, 1930 - September 13, 2010. Irene Erhardt was born in the Duval District on September 12, 1930. She grew up on a farm. She attended Lake Centre School until Grade 10 and then went to Strasbourg for Grades 11 and 12. She attended Teachers' College in Moose Jaw. For the next five years she taught at Valley Brook in the Regina area, Lake Centre School No. 1464 and at Lakeside School No. 2336 in the Strasbourg area. On July 4, 1954, Irene married Walter Galger. Irene and Walter were married for 49 years. Irene taught full-time until the birth of their first child when she gave up full-time teaching to focus on her family. She continued substitute teaching for a short time at the Strasbourg School. Irene and Walter had three children: Wayne, Colleen, and Bradley. In 1963, Walter and Irene moved to the family farm, a half mile east of Strasbourg. Irene had many hobbies and enjoyed playing music. She was talented enough to play the organ, piano, and accordion. She was an original member of the Strasbourg Old Tyme Fiddlers Band. The band enjoyed playing for senior homes and community events in Strasbourg and other areas, until 2003. Irene also enjoyed walking, shopping, and spending time with and helping her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. On her walks, she often had a companion, Shy, who was one of the grandchildren's pet cats who lived with her at the farm. She often sent the cat back to the farm and continued her walk. She also loved to write poetry and had many of her poems published in a book and local papers. She was very devoted to the Lutheran Church. Irene was a great cook and loved to bake. She was famous for her chocolate chip cookies and overnight buns. In 2006, due to failing health, Irene moved into the Last Mountain Pioneer Home. She enjoyed many visits with her family, as well as making new friends with other residents and staff. With the challenges Irene faced in her later years, she still found ways to help others at the LMPH. We will always cherish the time we spent with her. Irene is survived by her children, Wayne (Wendy), Colleen, Bradley (Kathy), many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Erma Sievert, sister-in-law Evelyn Erhardt, brothers: Art (Lenore) Erhardt, and Wilfred (Helen) Erhardt, in-laws Don (Reta) Galger and Laura (Tim) Erlander, nieces, nephews and friends. Irene passed away September 13, 2010. She is predeceased by her husband Walter, her parents Adam and Molly Erhardt, and her brother Albert. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of LMPH for the wonderful care given to Irene. Blessed be her memory!

GALGER - Walter Albert of Strasbourg passed away at the Nokomis Health Centre on the morning of July 30, 2003 at the age of 76 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Irene, his children Wayne (Wendy), Colleen and Brad (Kathy), 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, one brother Donald (Rita) and one sister Laura (Tim) Erlander, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Monday August 4, 2003 at 10 AM from the St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

GESSNER - Allen Walter (May 15, 1931 - June 11, 2014). Allen passed away peacefully after a courageous and inspirational battle with cancer with his family by his side. Allen was born and raised on his family farm near Strasbourg. He attended Last Mountain Valley School and Strasbourg School. Allen married Edna Hanson in July of 1955 at St. John Lutheran Church. He worked for Northern Electric and then The Co-op Refinery before returning to the family farm to do the job he loved, farming. Allen and Edna later retired to Strasbourg and when their health began to fail, moved into the Last Mountain Pioneer Home together. Allen loved visiting with family and friends. He always had a great story to tell. His grandchildren were a great source of pride and joy. His favourite time was when they came to visit. He was involved in the community serving on many boards for a number of years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and curling. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Edna, six children Ray (Cheryl) Gessner, Glenda (Mark) Johnson, Donna (Gerry) Dreger, Pam (Lloyd) Herber, Kathy (Victor) Schulz, Joanne (Garth) Cribbs, 16 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, his only brother Art (Ruby) Gessner, brother and sister-in-laws, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him. A Celebration of Allen's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg.

GESSNER - Freda (nee Wagner) of Estevan Regional Nursing Home and formerly of Strasbourg passed away March 6, 2007 at the age of 92. Predeceased by her husband Otto, infant daughter, her parents, infant brother and sister, daughter-in-law Joyce Gessner, 3 sisters Carrie (Gus) Gessner, Molly (Bob) Wittal and Olga (Martin) Retzer, brother John (Molly) Wagner, brothers-in-law Bill Schneider and Bob Fuller. She leaves to mourn 2 sons Charlie (Kay) and Jim (fiance Bozena), 6 grandchildren Clayton, Connie, Greg, Stan, Jackie and Shane, 12 great grandchildren, siblings Matilda Schneider, Martin (Ann) Wagner, Catherine Fuller, Lawrence (Irma) Wagner, Annie (Maurice) Murtack along with many nieces, nephews and a world of friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday March 13, 2007 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

GIEB - Derwood Aden passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at the age of 71 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Regina; his parents Frank and Violet Gieb; step father Cas Glendinning. Left to cherish his memories are his daughter Terry Lynn (Gerry) Harpell and family, son Dale (Donna) Miller and family, sister Velma (Bob) Gustavson, and special friend Joyce Wagner and family. A celebration of Derwood's life will be held on Thursday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. in Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

GINTHER - Kenneth George Ginther was born on March 29, 1944 at Strasbourg, SK. He received his schooling at Lake Centre and Ravineside Schools; graduating from William Derby School in Strasbourg in 1962. Ken chose farming as his career and lived on the family farm all his life. He also worked for Styan Currie, doing fieldwork in summer and working in the seed cleaning plant in winter. In 1982, he required back surgery and spent a year convalescing. After that, he decided there was enough work to do at home and he devoted his working time to the family farm. He served several terms on St. John Lutheran Church council and also on the Strasbourg Curling Club executive. He contributed many volunteer hours at the recreation centre and to other community organizations. Besides curling, he was an avid reader and enjoyed solving word puzzles. His courageous battle with cancer ended unsuccessfully and peacefully on Monday, February 8, 2010 at Nokomis Health Centre. Ken was a loving son and brother and a doting uncle. Recently he treasured the time he spent with his great-niece and nephew. He was predeceased by his father David in 1986. He will be missed by all who love and survive him: his mother Phoebe; his brother Arnold; his sister Karen (Stan) Wolitski and their sons: Greg (Maxine) and son Efrem; Brad and his daughter Aiyana. He will also be remembered by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends and neighbours. God Bless you Ken, your memory lives on in our hearts. A funeral service and reception was held at St. John Lutheran Church on Saturday, February 13, 2010.

GLENDINNING - James Alton "Glen". On October 24, 2000, J. A. "Glen" Glendinning, left us to be reunited with his loving wife of 52 years, Alice. A caring and gracious man, Glen was born on August 29, 1906 in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by his wife and friend, Alice, mother Fanny, father James, brothers Bob, Harold and Caswell, he leaves to remember his life, his son Peter (Janis), grandchildren Jamie and Megan, a beloved sister Edythe Brown of Vancouver, brothers Woodrow of Strasbourg, Lorne (Veryl) of Regina and several nieces and nephews. A lifelong employee of the Royal Bank, Glen joined the bank in Strasbourg and worked at Gull Lake, Kenaston, Balcarres, Melville and Moose Jaw and as manager at Plenty, Gull Lake and Rosetown. In each community he and Alice contributed through their work with the United Church of Canada. Glen and Alice retired to Saskatoon in 1966 and had many full years in retirement, spending winters in California. A sensitive man, he made worrying an avocation and felt that this contributed to his longevity. He was loved by family and friends but especially cherished for his love, affection and devotion to Alice. Without her by his side he was not complete. Funeral Services will be held in Saskatoon on Saturday, October 28th, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Martin's United Church, 2617 Clarence Avenue South, Saskatoon with Reverend Brian N. Walton officiating. Interment to be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

GLENDINNING - John Ernest Woodrow of Strasbourg passed away September 1, 2001 at the age of 88 years. Predeceased by his wife Dorothy, parents James and Fanny and four brothers. He leaves to mourn two daughters Marie and Shirley, one son John (Betty), three grandchildren Monique, Teresa and Scott (Lois-Anne), one sister Edythe Brown, one brother Lorne (Veryl), numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday September 7, 2001 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

GLENDINNING - Lorne W. passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 8, 2008, the day before his 82nd birthday, at the Regina General Hospital, with his family by his side. Lorne is survived by his wife Veryl. He has a special place in the heart of his niece Frankie Jordan (Ray Finlay) and children Rick, Rob, Ryan, Krista and Scott. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews including John (Betty) and Marie Glendinning, Shirley Smith; Glen, Jim, Betty Ann and Patricia Brown; Velma Gustafson and Derwood Geib and Marge, James, Davey, Lorne Wishart. As well, he will be remembered by Veryl's children Jade Tribe and Gene Uhl, their six children and their three children. Lorne was predeceased by his first wife Frances (nee Wishart) Glendinning in 1991, his parents, his five brothers, one sister, and one nephew. Lorne was born in the Strasbourg district and took his schooling in Strasbourg. He attended the University of Saskatchewan where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He first worked for PFRA and then found his niche in the provincial Department of Agriculture for 35 years. He loved all his positions with government, especially the work that took him out of the office and into the field. In his leisure time Lorne loved to travel, golf and curl and found a great void in his life when poor health did not allow him to participate in these pastimes. He was an avid reader well known for finishing a book in a day. Lorne actively followed the stock market, making many shrewd investments. He loved his times with family and friends. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel at Broadway Terrace, 1150 Broadway Avenue on Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Lois Munholland officiating.

GRAHAM - Evelyn (nee Hawes) of Regina, late of Country Lane Care Home, Pilot Butte, passed away January 26, 2006 at the age of 93. Predeceased by her husband, Robert and brother Jack Hawes (Grace). She leaves to mourn daughters Adele (Lawrence) Lofgren, Sylvia (Randy) Cummins and Alyson Washington, thirteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren and brother Roy (Joyce) Hawes. Graveside Service at East Mount Cemetery, Strasbourg district on Sunday January 29, 2006 at 3:30 PM.

GRAY - Lena of Strasbourg passed away November 9, 2003 at the age of 100 years. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

GRITZFELDT - Edward of Strasbourg passed away September 28, 2005 at the age of 85. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Dorothy, three sisters Alma Kelln, Hilda (Ben) Johnson and Kay (Ray) Schumaker. Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating.

GRITZFELDT - Elsie (March 25, 1927 - April 8, 2013). Elsie passed away peacefully with family by her side. She leaves to cherish her memory her sons Greg (Brenda), and Garry; grandchildren Jenna, Tessa (Shaun), Colton. A Celebration of Elsie's Life will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

GRITZFELDT - Godfried "Fred" of Strasbourg passed away November 20, 2004 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by his son Denis, his parents Karoline and Friedrich, three brothers Alex, George, and Jack. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Sophie, daughter-in-law Diane, one brother Ed (Dorothy), three sisters Alma Kelln, Hilda (Ben) Johnson and Kay (Ray) Schumaker, sisters-in-law Irene and Eva, numerous nieces and nephews and friends. Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 25, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. in Regina Memorial Gardens. Rev. Don Hansen officiating.

GRITZFELDT - Jacob of Strasbourg, passed away October 14, 2004 at the age of 91 years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Eva, two daughters; Violet (Otto) Mayrl and Joyce (Danny) Flavel and one son Ernie (Lorna); six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, two brothers; Fred (Sophie) and Ed (Dorothy), three sisters; Alma Kelln, Hilda (Ben) Johnson and Kay (Ray) Schumacher, sister-in-law Irene Gritzfeldt, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating. Interment at Crescent Road Cemetery.

GUSTAFSON - Eleanor (nee Hlavsa) of Strasbourg passed away peacefully July 6, 2006 at the age of 84 with her family by her side. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 2 sisters, Eleanor is survived by her loving husband Harry, her daughters; Sharon (Ken) Hoff, Judy (Garry) Huber, grandchildren; Devon Hoff, Corey Huber, Terri (Scott) Erickson, great granddaughter Paige, step-grandchildren; Ken, Cathy, Michele and their families. Funeral Service will be held on Monday July 10, 2006 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Interment will follow at Crescent Road Cemetery.

GUSTAFSON - Harry of Strasbourg passed away peacefully with his daughters at his side on September 22, 2007 at the age of 94. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Left to cherish his memory are his daughters Sharon (Ken) Hoff of Rouleau and Judy (Garry) Huber of Estevan, grandchildren Devon Hoff, Corey Huber and Terri (Scott) Erickson, great granddaughter Paige, step grandchildren Ken, Cathy, Michele and their families, also his sister Ruth (Jim) Coleman and brother Walter Gustafson. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday September 26, 2007 at 1 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

GUSTAFSON - Jean Emily of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg passed away October 30, 2000 at the age of 88 years. Predeceased by her parents, two brothers, twin children Jack and Jacqueline and son-in-law Murray Holmes. She leaves to mourn John her loving husband of 69 years, three daughters Velda (Tommy) Koshman, Greta Holmes and Linda (Jake) Driedger, three sons Kenneth (Audrey), Larry (Florence) and Gordon (Violet), fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, one sister Mary-Lou (Jake) Esau, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 3, 2000 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

GUSTAFSON - John of Strasbourg passed away January 28, 2004 at the age of 95 years. Memorial Service wil be held on Monday, February 2, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating.

GWILLIM - Barrie (March 19, 1945 - November 16, 2012). Barrie passed away peacefully at home in the arms of his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Gerry and Ethel (nee Young). Barrie is survived by his wife of 38 years, Barb (nee Moad); his sons Kevin and Wayne and by his sweet granddaughter Ayja, brother Gordon (Peggy) Gwillim, sisters Penny (Laurie Martin) Gwillim and Glenda Gwillim, Aunts Marjorie Englund, Marjorie (Gregg) Hayter, Phyllis Milburn and Uncle Russell (Doreen) Young also many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many good friends. A Celebration of Barrie's life will be held on Saturday November 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm, at the Strasbourg Memorial Hall, 113 Pearson Street Strasbourg.

GWILLIM - Ethel Mary (nee Young) of Strasbourg passed away January 12, 2006 at the age of 89. She leaves to cherish her memory four children Gordon (Peggy), Barrie (Barb), Penny Gwillim and Glenda Tourney, nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren, brother Russell (Doreen) Young, sisters Phyllis Milburn and Marjorie (Gregg) Hayter, sisters-in-law Marjorie Englund and Una Young. Memorial Service will be held on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 11:00 AM from Govan United Church. Rev. Ned Garstad officiating.

GWILLIM - Gerald John of Strasbourg passed away on Friday May 6, 2005 at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn Ethel his loving wife of 65 years, children Gordon (Peggy), Barrie (Barb), Penny Gwillim and Glenda Tourney, nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one sister Marjorie (Francis) Englund. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday May 12, 2005 at 2 P.M. from Govan United Church. Rev. Ned Garstad officiating.

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HAGAN - Louise Mildred (nee Bunton) of Strasbourg District passed away October 15, 2007 at the age of 55. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Ken, children Tracy (Jeff), Kirk (Monique), Angela (Jeremy) and Kelly (Jenn), grandchildren Jordan, Zoey and Brooklyn, one brother John (Maureen) Bunton and one sister Elizabeth (Lawrence) Glass. Memorial Service will be held on Friday October 19, 2007 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

HAGGERTY - Margaret Reynolds Yvonne (nee Small), passed away July 5, 2000. Marge was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, May 5, 1914 and grew up in Strasbourg, Sask. She was the eldest of four children of Lester Meredith Small and Eva May Mapes (born in Ontario). The Small family moved to Regina in 1930, where Marge attended Central Collegiate, Scott Collegiate, Regina College, earning an associate in Arts Diploma, and graduated from business college. Marge and Sam Haggerty were married July 8, 1939 in Regina. They lived the first fours years of their married life in Watrous, where Sam was employed by the CBC. They then returned to the Haggerty farm in Belle Plaine, remaining there until 1962 when they moved to Regina. Marge was active for many years in the Drinkwater Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Anqet Chapter of the Daughters of the Nile. She was a devoted mother who dedicated her life to caring for her family. Marge was predeceased by her youngest daughter Catherine Laurel Collier in 1997, father (1949), mother (1978) and brother John Small (1995 in Toronto). She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Sam; two daughters, Sharon May Haggerty of London, Ontario, Linda Rae Krahn (Jake) of Regina; six grandchildren, Braden (Brenda) and Megan Haggerty (Gregory Cargnelli) of Vancouver, Mona Krahn of Banff, Michael and Cynthia Krahn of Regina and John Haggerty of London; two great grandchildren, Samuel and Ivo Cargnelli of Vancouver; sister Lois Vivian Reid (Dr. R.N.) of Regina and brother Bruce Small of Burnaby, BC. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 7, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue with The Venerable Gary Paterson officiating. Interment at Stony Beach Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services.

HALL - Doris "Dot" of Strasbourg passed away peacefully at home on September 2, 2009 at the age of 92. Predeceased by her daughter Joanne and son-in-law Jerry. Dot leaves to cherish her memory Leigh, her loving husband of 70 years, son Stan (Audrey), their children Darrel (Marla), Todd (Heidi) and David (Jessica) and their children, Joanne and Jerry's children Terry (Loretta), Yvonne (Ken) and Eldon (Kim) and their children and son-in-law Peter. The family wishes to thank everyone in the community for their support and kindness over the last few years. A celebration of Dot's life will be held on Monday, September 7, 2009 at 1:30 P.M. from Strasbourg United Church.

HALL - R. W. Leigh of Strasbourg passed away peacefully on March 6, 2012 at the age of 95. Predeceased by his wife Dot, daughter Joanne and son-in-law Jerry, Leigh leaves to cherish his memory his son Stan (Audrey), their children Darrel (Maria), Tod (Bonnie) and David (Jessica) and their children. Joanne and Jerry's children Terry (Loretta), Yvonne (Ken) and Eldon (Kim) and their children, son-in-law Peter and Leigh's companion Audrey Thorne. The family wishes to thank everyone in the community for their support and kindness over the last few years. The family will hold a private interment at a later date.

HANSEN - Beatrice of Regina passed away November 4, 2002 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Leslie, siblings Bill, Fred & Ann. She leaves to mourn four children, Lloyd (Betty), Larry, Glen (Linda) and Coreen (Bob) Guthrie, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, one sister Eleanor (Harry) Gustafson, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 8, 2002 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

HANSEN - Callie (nee Everett) of Strasbourg passed away December 24, 2002 at the age of 96 years. Predeceased by her husband and two children. She leaves to mourn two sons Donald (Aileen) and Cliff (Doris), daughter-in-law Marie and son-in-law Tom Wills, twelve grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, brother Gordon (Margaret) Everett, sister Freda Everett, sister-in-law Jennie Everett, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 28, 2002 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Martin Olsen officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

HANSEN - George Ole of Strasbourg passed away July 6, 2002 at the age of 68 years. Predeceased by his father Oscar and one sister Dorothy Wills. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Marie (nee Poitras), three sons Rene (Shannon), Randy (Susan) and Fred, one daughter Kathy (Brian) Freisen, grandchildren Craig, Denny, Leah, Heidi, Maegan,Rielle, Skylar and Jordan, his mother Callie, two brothers Don (Aileen) and Clifford (Doris), one brother-in-law Tom Wills, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2002 at 2 PM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

HANSEN - Harry Albin of Strasbourg passed away January 6, 2005 at the age of 71 years. Predeceased by his parents Albin and Bessie, sister Merle Kealty and granddaughter Charity. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Marjorie, four daughters Arlee (Ken) Hogbin, Pam (Bob) Fercho, Janice Hansen and Mona Hansen, one son Guy, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two brothers Floyd (Doris) and Mike (Peggy), brother-in-law Jack Kealty, several nieces, nephews and cousins and numerous friends. Harry and his wife Marjorie owned and operated the ambulance and funeral home for the past 26 years. Harry was very community minded and was the Mayor of Strasbourg for 13 years until his resignation in August when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 at 2 P.M. from Strasbourg Memorial Hall. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating.

HANSEN - Floyd Edward of Regina passed away May 29, 2007 at the age of 71 years. Predeceased by his parents Albin and Bessie, sister Merle Kealty and brother Harry. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Doris of 47 years, daughter Lori (Don) McLean, grandchildren Jordan and Megan, brother Michael (Peggy) of Medicine Hat, sister-in-law Marj Hansen of Strasbourg, brother-in-law Jack Kealty of Kamloops, numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday June 2, 2007 at 2 PM at Strasbourg United Church. Pastor Lois Knudson Munholland officiating.

HANSEN - Randy Oscar of Strasbourg passed away December 13, 2009 at the age of 51. Predeceased by his parents George and Marie. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Sue, daughters Leah (Kevin), Maegan (Dalton) and Jordy, siblings Rene (Shannon), Fred and Kathy (Brian) Freisen, parents-inlaw Ernie and Gail Korol, brothers-in-law Brad (Donna) and Grant, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday December 18, 2009 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

HARVEY - Frieda (nee Green) of Strasbourg born July 3, 1922 passed away on May 23, 2003. Predeceased by her husband Braden Harvey, sister Betty and three brothers Johnny, Henry and Jacob. Frieda will be greatly missed by her children Murray (Susan), Beverly (Gary) and Marilyn (Don), seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren, one sister Elsie (Bob) and three brothers George (Merle), Bill (Emily) and Fred (Bertha), sisters-in-law Lorretta, Evelyn and Aileen, brothers-in-law Frank and Gerry, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday May 27, 2003 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating.

HARVEY - Wilhelmena Iva (nee Lemery) of Nokomis and formerly of Strasbourg passed away December 21, 2000 at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Sherman, one brother Lyle and one sister Emily. She leaves to mourn three daughters Iva Schmidt, Elaine Jaworski and Joyce Harvey (Eugene Sadlemyer), seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one brother Dave Lemery, one sister Inez Barrett, several brother and sister in laws, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday December 28, 2000 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

HEAVISIDES - Dorothy (nee Hudson) left us on June 18, 2005 after a short and spirited battle with cancer. Her last weeks were spent at the Pasqua Hospital Palliative Care Ward and the Wascana Grace Hospice where family and friends visited and shared many moments filled more with laughter than tears as loving memories were relived. Words cannot express our gratitude to the staff for their loving and compassionate care and to Dr. Lawrence Clein who made it possible for Dorothy to embark on her last journey with such courage and wit. Dorothy was born on April 2, 1920 to Mary Elizabeth and Edwin Hudson in Yorkshire, England. She served in the A.T.S. in World War 2 and moved to Strasbourg, Saskatchewan in 1946 with her husband, Norman Stuart Heavisides. After his death in 1967, Dorothy worked for Canada Post and became Post Master in Earl Grey. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in both Strasbourg and Earl Grey. After her retirement in 1985, she travelled the world, participating in many Elderhostel Programs as she pursued her love of knowledge and new experiences. In 2000, Dorothy moved to Regina where she enjoyed five wonderful years full of activity, computer learning and, above all, friendship at Queen Victoria Estates. Predeceased by her parents and sister, Kathleen in England, she is survived by 2 nephews and a niece (Peter, Timothy and Julia) there and a nephew and niece (Bill and Janet) in Canada. Dorothy leaves with much regret her beloved children, Jill (Allen) and Robert in British Columbia, Jim in Strasbourg and Martin (Marysia) in Toronto. At Dorothy's request, there will be no funeral service. Her children will gather in B.C. later for a private celebration of her life and a sprinkling of her ashes over the Fraser River. Saskatchewan friends who wish to share stories about Dorothy with her children may email them to englishdorothy@yahoo.ca

HEIN - Gerhard "Gerry" of Stasbourg passed away October 21, 2001 at the age of 60 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Betty, three children Kurt, Campion and Clair, one grandson, two special stepchildren Michael and Tanya, two stepgrandchildren, three sisters, Betty's parents, six sister-in-laws, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday October 25, 2001 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Pastor Glen Lonie officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

HEMINGSON - Audra Fay of Strasbourg passed away suddenly November 26, 2002 at the age of 29 years. She leaves to mourn her mother Elfreda Hemingson of Strasbourg, her father Bruce of Kamloops, one brother Brett of Saskatoon, grandmother Esther Erhardt, grandfather Elsworth Hemingson, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

HEY - Christel passed away at the Regina General Hospital on October 24, 2010, with her family by her side. She was born on October 12, 1923 in Kamenz, Germany, and married Herb Hey at Strasbourg, SK, in March, 1951, raising three children on the farm. Christel was predeceased by Herb in 1994, and is lovingly remembered by her children Merv (Fran); Marion; and Elinor (Roger); 6 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Carrie Hey; and many dear friends. Prayers will be held on Thursday night, October 28, at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Strasbourg at 7:30 PM, and the Funeral Mass will be held at the Strasbourg United Church on Friday October 29, at 2:00 PM.

HEY - Robert of Strasbourg passed away February 25, 2005 at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by his parents, twelve siblings and Uncle Max Riedel. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Caroline of 61 years, several sisters and brothers-in-law, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

HILDERMAN - Elmer, of Strasbourg, passed away on September 22, 2009 at the age of 65 years. Elmer was born on the family farm near Cymric, the youngest of seven children. He went to Lake of the Plains School until the age of 16, when he stayed at home to help on the farm. Farming became his way of life; he enjoyed everything from seeding to harvesting. In February of 1985, he married Loretta Wolitski, who grew up in the Wishart area and was nursing in Regina. They lived in Regina for a few years, then moved to Strasbourg. Elmer had many interests. He particularly enjoyed restoring antique tractors, and building and repairing computers. Elmer was predeceased by: his wife Loretta; his parents, Molly and John Fred; a sister, Emily Kelln; a brother, Reinhold; and her in-laws, Bemhard Kelln and Margaret Hilderman. He will be remembered by his sister, Martha (David) Reil; brothers Benjamin, Harry (Erika), and William; mother-in-law, Mary Wolitski and her family and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and neighbours. The funeral service for Elmer was held on Tuesday, September 29, at St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg, with Rev. Don Hansen presiding. The organist was Rhonda deHoop. Joylene Wolitski, Elmer's niece, delivered the eulogy and another niece, Marlene Kelln, did a reading. The pallbearers were Mark Hilderman, Doug Kelln, Paul Boutin, Gordon Wolitski, Carl Frischke and Larry Frischke. Interment followed at Crescent Road Cemetery. Hansen's Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Elmer will be missed by friends and family alike.

HILDERMAN - Loretta of Strasbourg and formerly of Regina passed away August 13, 2004 at the age of 55 years. Predeceased by her father Carl Wolitski, sister Maria and sister-in-law Christine Wolitski. Loretta will be fondly remembered but sadly missed by her loving husband Elmer, her mother Mary Wolitski, two brothers Gordon (Joylene) and Lawrence (Carla), mary special aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 10:30 AM from Strasbourg United Church. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery. The family thanks Dr. Warden, Dr. Rayson, Dr. Clein and Dr. Steyn, the Palliative Care Team and nurses especially "Woody " for their compassion and care.

HILDERMAN - Margaret Irene (nee Barr) of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg passed away peacefully at the age of 74 on December 20, 2002 after a courageous battle with ALS. Predeceased by all her parents Stanley and Mary, sister Dorothy Anne Gilroy and brother-in-law William Gilroy. She leaves to mourn her loving husband of 51 years Wilfred, four children Stanley (Pat) Hilderman of Regina, Sheila (Darvin) Adelman of Strasbourg, Marianne (Allan) Ewanishin of Saskatoon and Jim Hilderman of Strasbourg, seven grandchildren, one brother Keith (Gladys) Barr, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Monday December 23, 2002 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Sincere thank you to Dr. M. Steyn and staff of Last Mountain Pioneer Home for their compassionate and loving care of Margaret.

HILDERMAN - Wilfred Roy, June 8, 1930 - October 9, 2009. Wilfred Hilderman passed away at the Regina General Hospital October 9, 2009. He is predeceased by his wife Margaret, his parents Alexander and Anna, his brother Allan, and nephew Garry. He will be sadly missed by his four children, Stan (Pat) Hilderman, Sheila (Darwin) Adelman, Marianne (Allan) Ewanishin, and Jim Hilderman; his seven grandchildren, Stacey (Lance) Melnyk, Angela Hilderman (Chris Culham), Greg (Whitney) Adelman, Michael Adelman, Kimberley Adelman, Jill Ewanishin, Pam Ewanishin; great grandchildren Dracen Adelman, Akeilee McKechnie and Jaycee Culham, his sisters Elsie (Jack) Eyre, Marlene (Alfred) Schulz, brother-in-law Keith (Gladys) Barr, his good friend Evelyn Erhardt, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Wilf farmed for many years in the Strasbourg district; in 1968 he under took a bold move and purchased the Shop-Rite store in Strasbourg. He and his wife Margaret operated the store for nine years. After selling the business Wilf accepted a position as a Retail Consultant with Western Grocers. Upon his retirement he and Margaret returned to Strasbourg in 1993. Wilf enjoyed woodworking and built many projects in his workshop including toys for his grandchildren. His favorite pass time was watching baseball and playing bridge. A memorial service will be held Thursday October 15, 2009 at 2:00 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Last Mountain Pioneer Home. Arrangements in care of Hansen's Funeral Home, Strasbourg.

HODEL - John of Ivy's Care Home, Earl Grey, formerly of Strasbourg, passed away February 12, 2005 at the age of 93. John was predeceased by his parents Jacob and Franziska, loving wife Hedwig and one sonin-law Jim Lucas. John was the last of twelve children. He leaves to mourn two sons; Richard (Ellen) and their children Gay, Joyce and Dawn; Walter and his children Belinda, Amy, and Ivy; two daughters Evelyn Lucas and her children Ben, Regina and Kipp; Marlene (Doug) Perdue and their children Ashley and Joelene; seventeen great grandchildren; one sister-in-law Freida Hodel and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, February 17, 2005, at 2 PM from St. John's Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating.

HOFLAND - Adriaan Teunis Pieter "Peter". Our hearts are filled with deepest sorrow to announce that Adriaan Teunis Pieter "Peter" Hofland, late of Strasbourg, SK, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the age of 81. Peter was born September 10, 1931 in Gravenhage (the Hague), Holland. He was predeceased by his wife Joanne (nee Young), his brother Johannes (Jan) Cornelis Hofland, his mother Christina Johanna Oldhoven - van der Bend and his father Johannes Cornelis (J. C.) Hofland. Peter is survived by: his children, Linda (Joe) Birns and their children, Melanie (Tyrone) and Stefanie; Allan (Tammy) Hofland and their children, Jordi, Braelyn and Declan; Tina (Darcy) Orb and their children, Jamie (Curtis), Jarret and Nicolle. He also leaves to mourn: his stepchildren, including Terry (Loretta) Young, Yvonne (Ken) Seitz, Eldon (Kim) Young and step-grandchildren, Darby-Leigh, Bailey and Hunter, as well as great-grandchildren, Austin, Tyrell, Sophia, Arlie and Kaiden; step brother-in-law, Stanley (Audrey) Hall and his very dear nephew from Holland, Johan Hofland (Marjon Beense-Hofland) and their children, Peter's nieces Christine (Ineke) Hofland and Everdien Hofland. Left also to mourn were other extended family and stepchildren and stepgrandchildren, as well as many others who knew and loved Peter. A Memorial Service in his Honour was held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Strasbourg Lutheran Church. Private family interment will take place at a later date.

HOLMAN - Donald John "Don" passed away at his home on Sunday, March 18, 2001 at the age of 54 years. Predeceased by his father Theodore Holman; mother-in-law Solveig Morcom. Don is survived by his loving wife and friend, Shirley; his mother Jeanie McKenzie Holman; father-in-law Allan Morcom; daughters, Denise (Tom) Wark and Tanya Holman; grandsons TJ and Tyson Wark; sisters, Marjorie (Art) Cross and June (Jerry) Feltham; sisters-in-law Arlene (Dennis) Doehl, Fern (Larry) Reich; brother-in-law Lloyd (Vivian) Morcom; special friend and cousin Keith (Muriel) Morcom; godchild Darla Kidd; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Don was born on May 17, 1946. He was raised in the Duval/Strasbourg district. Throughout his life he especially enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting and golfing. He volunteered time and effort for several local community organizations. He was fun-loving Grandpa Don to his grandsons and his laughter filled our hearts with joy. Don will be missed by his co-workers and associates at Jay's Moving and Storage. "Thank you Don, Dad and Grandpa for sharing your life, love and laughter with everyone whose life you touched." Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 23, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. in St. James United Church, 4506 Sherwood Drive, Regina with Sharon Davis officiating. Interment in Strasbourg Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Lunch to follow at the Duval & Community Hall.

HOMME - Joan Eleanor (nee Underwood) born August 3, 1915 in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan passed away May 26, 2005 in Regina. She is predeceased by her parents Albert and Alice Underwood; three brothers, Thomas, Albert and Howard; one sister Alice; her husband Gordon Ernest Homme and their first born son George Ernest. She is survived by daughter, Marjorie Joan Stock and husband Bruce, children, Stephanie, Owen and Braden; son, Harry Todd Homme and wife Tonya. Joan was a homemaker and a music teacher who loved playing both piano and pipe organ, having studied with Lyle Gustin and Ernest A. Moore. The family would like to thank Sunset Extendicare for their kindness. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 30, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue. Interment in Regina Memorial Gardens.

HOOPER - Grace Amelia (nee Staffen) passed away August 28, 2005 at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg. Grace was born May 11, 1915. Grace was predeceased by her husband Gordon and her parents George and Pauline Staffen. She leaves to cherish her memory daughter Lenore (Art) Erhardt, two grandsons Corey (Lori) and Ryan, four great grandchildren, Patrick, Brydan, Madison and Whitney, sister Olive Byzick, sister-in-law Kay Hooper, two nieces and two nephews. Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Saturday September 3, 2005 at 2 PM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg. Lunch will follow at the Strasbourg United Church.

HOWARD - Betty Ann (nee Gruchy) Schultz Hein Howard was born September 19, 1954, the first child of Victor and Beryl Gruchy. As the years progressed, she was joined by six younger sisters who looked up to her as a role model and protector. Betty took her education at the Strasbourg schools with a year at Caronport High School. In 1973, she married Arthur Schultz, and together they had two precious children, Michael and Tanya. There was nothing Betty wouldn't attempt, whether it was adding a room, siding or changing windows and doors in the house, to knitting and crocheting. Over the years, Betty had numerous jobs, from being a waitress to raising livestock. She also worked at Zellers, Sarcan and Lumsden Heritage Home, to name a few. At one point, she co-owned RB's Diner at Rowan's Ravine, hauled liquid fertilizer and swathed and combined for neighbouring farmers. She never shied away from hard work. In recent years, Betty became very interested in genealogy. She managed to track down the ancestors on her grandmother Gruchy's side all the way back to the 16oos. She spent numerous hours fulfilling this passion and the entire family has benefited from her expertise in this area. She loved her family and friends and always enjoyed visiting with them over a cup of coffee. She was thrilled with every minute she could spend with her grandchildren and was so proud of all their accomplishments. They were truly the "applets of her eye". Betty loved the Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. She came back into a loving relationship with her Saviour in 2001 and passed away knowing she was going to Heaven. She and Ron were faithful members of the Strasbourg Alliance Church and loved the people there. Many members of the congregation became very good friends and were a source of encouragement for her. When Betty was diagnosed with scleroderma, she knew that she was terminally ill. She faced the disease with grit and determination, never complaining about her pain, but fighting through it. She was hospitalized in the summer of 2009 and amazed her doctors by living for almost four more years. We treasured all the extra time we had with her. Betty was predeceased by: her second husband Gerry Hein, niece Anastasia Lee and cousins Marcia Ross, lan Ross and Charles Keyser. She is survived by: her husband Ron Howard; children Michael (Dylan), Tanya (Ward) Ziffle and precious grandchildren Kimberly, Kyle and Kelsey Ziffle; parents Victor and Beryl Gruchy; sisters Esther (Albert) Lee, Holly (Terry) Berkan, Diane (Peter) Salmond, Arlene (Kelvin) Schapansky, Leona (Fraser) Kent and Kathleen (Ron) Bute; as well as many nieces and nepherws who loved their aunt Betty dearly; many cousins and aunties and uncles.

HUBER - Lilith "Lyla" of Strasbourg passed away March 28, 2006 at the age of 81. Predeceased by her husband Ferdinand. She leaves to cherish her memory her children Ron Burgess, Sharon Brown, Cathy Burgess and Al (Val) Burgess, grandchildren, great grandchildren, siblings Marie Vedrus and Melvin Groves and extended family. Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Saturday April 1, 2006 at 2 PM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

HUBER - Olga (nee Maier) passed away suddenly at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg on November 14, 2007 at the age of 80. Olga was predeceased by her husband Walter, son Dwight, brother Walter Maier, sisters Minnie (Art) Schaeffer, Martha Buchamer and Nora Huber. She leaves to mourn her son Darvin (wife Corinne, children Dustin, Britney, Jamie Dee); daughter Donna (husband Bill, children Nicole (Jeff), Charla (Shane), Dallas (Stacey); son Dwayne (wife Brenda, children Curtis, Niki (Daryl), Kristen (Garret), Kristel (Brandon); daughter Denise (husband Garnet, children Kimberly, Dillan; daughter Deanna (husband Kevin, children Kyle, Kendal Lee); daughter-inlaw Linda (son Devin), 9 great grandchildren, brother Richard (Helen) Maier, sisters-in-law Olga Maier and Gloria Huber and brother-in-law Eddie Huber. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 17, 2007 at 10:30 AM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

HUBICK - Gregory Wayne (November 12, 1951 - December 4, 2013). Gregory passed away peacefully with family by his side. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Marilyn; sons Scott (Sherri), Chris (Jenna), Chad (Trina); father Ted; brothers Elden, Garland (Sharon), Garnet (Denise); sister Wanda (Greg); plus numerous grandchildren, nieces & nephews. A celebration of Greg's life will be held on Monday, December 9th at 11:00 a.m. from the Strasbourg Memorial Hall, Strasbourg, SK.

HUBICK - Irene (nee Back). It is with great sadness that the family of Irene Hubick announce her peaceful passing at the age of 80, on Wednesday March 23, 2011. Daughter of Albert and Ida Back of Raymore. Irene is predeceased by her husband Eddy Hubick. Left to cherish her memory are 3 daughters Corinne (Darvin) Huber, Sherry Hubick of Strasbourg, Wendy (Trent) Schekk of Vibank. 7 grandchildren Dustin, Britney, Jamie, Shea, Kayla, Dawson, and Paytyn. Celebration of her life to be held Monday March 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. John's Lutheran Church Strasbourg, Sask.

HUBICK - Rinehold, a well known resident of Strasbourg, passed away on June 4, 2003 at the age of 78 years. Predeceased by his parents and brothers John and Edward. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Doreen, son Tim, brother Ted (Winnie), sisters-in-law Evelyn (Carl) Van Meer and Irene, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2003 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Lois Knudson Munholland officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

HUBICK - Winnifred "Winnie" of Strasbourg passed away on January 27, 2008 at the age of 78. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Ted, her children Greg (Marilyn), Elden (Mary), Garland (Sharon), Garnet (Denise) and Wanda (Greg) Hanson, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday January 31, 2008 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

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JAMES - Charles Vincent born in Strasbourg, SK, May 15, 1923. Charles James passed away peacefully on September 1, 2010 in Victoria, BC. Survived by his wife Evelyn (Henault); and four children: Lindsay (Sam) Johnston, Marybeth (Steve) Aberg, Monica (Wayne) Kreiter, Reid James (Kathleen Burton); seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Brother-in-Law Dr. Stewart Holmes (Colleen) Eston, SK. Several nieces and nephews, predeceased by his wife Anne (Holmes) in 1998, sister Doreen (Ricky) Nesbitt in 2005. In WWII he served as a Flying Officer with the R.C.A.F. He graduated in Pharmacy from the U.of S. where he met Anne. They moved to Elrose, SK in 1956 and worked together in their drugstore for 45 years. Always active in the community and the Canadian Legion for which he received a life membership. His last 8 years were happily spent in Victoria with Evelyn and his golf clubs. A memorial service will be held in the United Church at Elrose, SK. October 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

JOHNSON - Barry E. passed away suddenly in Edmonton. AB, on Wednesday, June 16th, 2004. Barry is survived by his wife Sherri; mother Velda; brother Mervin (Blanche); sister Gloria; daughter Janelle (Kelly); son Anthony; two grandkids Josiah and Rebekah and numerous nieces and nephews. Barry is predeceased by his infant son Chad and his father Arvid. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2004 at 2:00 pm from the Strasbourg Alliance Church. Interment to follow at Eastmount Cemetery.

JOHNSON - E. Velda (nee Hill). Velda was born to Louis and Ella Hill of Dundalk, Ontario on April 8, 1923. She was the middle child in a family of nine children. She grew up in a happy, active farming household. Theirs was a close knit family for whom Christian faith and values were held in greatest importance. Arvid Johnson of the Strasbourg area, met Velda and they were married on April 15, 1944. Their first child, Merv was born while they were still in Ontario. Two more children were born into their family: Gloria, their only daughter, and Barry their youngest son. They farmed for many years east of Strasbourg, near Arvid's parents' farm until 1970 when they retired and moved to Strasbourg with Gloria. In 2007 Gloria moved into the Last Mountain Pioneer Home and Velda moved into a different senior's apartment. Velda is predeceased by father and mother, Lewis and Ella Hill; her sisters, Ida, Birdie, Tressa and Ella; her brothers, Austin and Bob, her husband, Arvid; her son Barry; and her grandson, Chad. Family members left to mourn her passing include her brother Oscar and her sister Florence, her son Merv with his wife Blanche and her grandsons Conrad (also know as Tigger), Blaine (granddaughter MacKenzie Howe) and Dana. Her daughter, Gloria and her daughter-in-law Sherri, her granddaughter Janelle with her husband Kelly and her great grandchildren Josiah and Rebekah, her grandson Anthony, and numerous nieces and nephews. Velda was a loving lady who acted in kindness and spoke with thoughtfulness. She had a genuine love for the Lord and was looking forward to her heavenly home. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.

JOHNSTON - Burton Johnston passed away April 29, 2010 at Strasbourg, at the age of 82. He leaves to mourn, his wife of 55 years, Valerie, daughters Gloria and Donna, sons Ben and Bill, grandchildren Craig, Derek, Jennifer, Rayna, Kelly and Mark, great granddaughter Alexandra, 2 sisters Beth and Shirley, 1 brother Donald, and Murray Schimnosky, Gary Fleming and Cindy Johnston. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

JONES - Clark passed away peacefully with family by his side. Clark leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Belinda; son Jason (Dana); daughter Jada (Jon); granddaughter Olive; brothers Keith (Kathy), Jeff, Jay; brother-in-law Barry (Arlene); sisters-in-law Bev (Doug), Brenda (Dan), Bonnie (Rick); father-in-law Carl; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Clark is predeceased by his parents Len and Alice, sister Janice, and mother-in-law Evelyn. A Celebration of Clark's Life will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Strasbourg Hall, Strasbourg, SK.

JONSON - Ruth Johanna (nee Forsman) was released into the arms of her savior on February 12th, 2011 at White Rock, B.C. Born at Strasbourg, Sk. on February 14th, 1921. She began her lifelong quest for knowledge at East Mount School; completed high school at William Derby High, in Strasbourg. Her need to share her love of learning took her to Normal School in Regina then to teach in a one-room school, an experience she remembered throughout her life. In 1943 she married her one love, Edgar John Jonson, and settled into farm life close to Earl Grey, Sk. In 1952 Edgar's health required a move to Regina and in 1953, Edgar passed away. Mom remained in Regina and settled into a career at the CBC where she remained until her retirement. She retired to Langley then to White Rock where she remained until her death. Predeceased by her parents Roy and Carrie Forsman and her husband Edgar; sisters-in-law and their husbands Edna and Ted Ayer, Jennie and George Everett. She leaves to celebrate her life her daughters Karen of White Rock, B.C. and Lois of Wadena, Sk. grandaughter Karolyn (Mike) Hendra, Christopher and Anna of Surrey, B.C. her beloved sisters, Alice (late Ernest) Jonson, Surrey, B.C.;Esther (late Paul) Sundeen of Regina, Sk; Lucille (Rev. Leslie) Funk of Victoria, B.C.; sister-in-law Velda (late Arvid) Johnson of Strasbourg, Sk; neices, nephews, extended family and friends. A gathering of rememberance will be held in White Rock, B.C. Internment will take place in the spring at East Mount Cemetery, Strasbourg, Sk. We are changed now, Not because you left us, But because we shared your life.

JORDAN - Helen Pullar (nee Wishart) joined her husband, George A. "Pop" Jordan, her mother and father, Frances and William Wishart, her sister, Frances Glendinning and her brother and sister-in-law, James and Ann Wishart in eternal peace March 31, 2003 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Born August 31, 1918 in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan, she leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Frankie Jordan, son-in-law, Ray Finlay and grandchildren: Rick (Tami) Baraniuk, Rob (Shauna) Baraniuk, Ryan Jordan, Krista (Will) Jordan, David Jordan and Scott (Jessica) Finlay. As well, her memory will be kept alive forever in the eyes of her beloved great-granddaughter Kiara Frances Jordan with whom she shared a special bond. Also left to remember are her brother-in-law, Lorne (Veryl) Glendinning, niece and nephews Marge, James, Davey and Lorne Wishart, cousins, Helen Duncan and Nellie Ritchie, special friend, Russell Skinner and many friends. Helen was a caring, compassionate person who taught for many years in the Prince Albert public school system. In her teaching career she set up the first demonstration library in Prince Albert and entered the field of educational administration at Princess Margaret School. She was active in community life as a member of Golden Links Rebekkah Lodge, University Women, the Canadian Club, the Historical Society and her church. She achieved her retirement goal of traveling, visiting many parts of Canada and the United States as well as Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Europe and several trips to Scotland. But, her family was her life and she will be remembered always for the love, care and enjoyment she found with them. A Time of Visitation for anyone wishing to pay their last respects to Mrs. Jordan will be held Friday, April 4, 2003 at 7:00 P.M. in the Chapel of MacKenzie Funeral Home, Prince Albert. The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. at Wesley United Church, 65-11th Street East, Prince Albert, with High Priest Gloria Mitchell officiating.

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KASTNING - Ina Amalie passed away peacefully at the age of 89 years (April 2011). She leaves to cherish her memory Ray (Connie), Eldon (Helen), Nona (Harold), Gerald (Nona), Karen, plus numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A celebration of Ina's life will be held at a later date.

KEYSER - Albert Oliver passed away suddenly on Monday May 24, 2004 at the age of 83 years at his home in Strasbourg. Albert was born on March 17, 1921 at Foam Lake. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Ida (Berg), brother-inlaw Don Essery, father-in-law V.A. Gruchy and mother-in-law Marianne (Huggard) Gruchy and brother-in-law Charles Gruchy. He leaves to mourn, his loving wife Evelyn and two children son Charles and his wife Barb and daughter Colleen, two grandchildren Steven and DeLeigh, two brothers Russell (Eileen) and Lloyd (Teeny), one sister Bernice Essery, brothers and sisters in laws Victor (Beryl) Gruchy, Gordon (Deone) Gruchy, May (Bill) Johnson as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Albert came to Strasbourg in 1928 and was very community oriented. He was a part of several boards, Mayor and Councillor for several years. He was also very involved with Legion and church affairs. Albert will be missed by many friends and community members. Memorial Service will be held on Friday May 28, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating.

KEYSER - Charles A. of Strasbourg passed away suddenly on April 21, 2008. Predeceased by his father Albert. He leaves to mourn his wife Barbara, children Steven and DeLeigh, his mother Evelyn and sister Colleen and numerous other relatives and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday April 25, 2008 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

KIRSTEIN - Elisabeth "Elly" of Regina and formerly of Strasbourg lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday January 10, 2007 at the age of 83. Predeceased by her husband Gus, son Wilf, grandson Corey and three siblings Erna, Eric and Robert. She leaves to mourn two sons Bernie and Cheryl and their children Vince, Nicole and Jennifer; Alvan and Bev and their children Clint, Derek and Evan; daughter-in-law Pam and her children Chris, Joline and Angela, siblings Hedwig, Gerhardt and Willy, brother-in-law Mario special friend Muriel, several nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Monday January 15, 2007 at 2 P.M. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

KIRSTEIN - Wilf of Manitou Beach and formerly of Strasbourg passed away suddenly on July 10, 2005 at the age of 50 years. Predeceased by his father Gustav and nephew Cory. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Pam, children Chris, Joline and Angie, his mother Elly, two brothers Bernie (Cheryl) and Alvin (Bev), numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Thursday July 14, 2005 at 10 AM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

KLASSEN - Gerald "Gerry" of Strasbourg passed away January 2, 2010 at the age of 72. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Verna and all his siblings. He leaves to mourn Aileen his wife of 50 years, children Allan (Bonnie), Jeff and Cindy (Dana) Kober. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday January 7, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. from Strasbourg Memorial Lower Hall.

KLISOWSKY - Linda (nee Riess) 1962 - 2007. It is with great sadness that the family of Linda Klisowsky announces the peaceful passing after her courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at Regina Pasqua hospital at the age of 45. Linda surely lived a lifetime in her short while. She truly was a loving caring person who touched the lives of all those she met. She was predeceased by her mother Hilda Riess, brother James, sister Rebecca, brother-in-law Dale Schulz, father-in-law John Klisowsky and mother-in-law Mary Klisowsky. Linda will be lovingly remembered by her dad George Riess, by her husband Bob Klisowsky, by her sons Trevor Bundus, Shaun (Ashley) Bundus, Travis Bundus, Kade Klisowsky, by her stepsons, J. R. (Michelle) Klisowsky, Mike Klisowsky (Courtney Atkings); by her sister Nola Schulz and family, Corey (Leanne) and Bree Schulz, Jennifer (Ryan) and Rhae Fisher, Amanda Schulz (Chad Degelman), Cole Schulz (Chantall Bissonnette), by her brother Mike (Lynn) Riess and family Jeremy, MaKenzie and Caleb, by her sisterin-laws, Shirley Klisowsky (Richard Nash), Pat (Bill) Kaczmar and family, Elsie (Dan) Oystrick and family, Marj (Larry) Lee and family, by her brother-in-laws Stan (Pat) Klisowsky and family, Don Klisowsky (Lada Kyncl) and family, by her numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and the special people who were always by her all the time. The family would like to thank the physicians, nurses, and all staff of the Palliative Care unit at the Pasqua Hospital. Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 17, 2007 at NOON in the Lumsden Community Hall. Pastor Helmut Nachtigall will officiate. A lunch will follow.

KLYNE - Shirley Anne Klyne passed away March 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm. She was 76 years of age, born April 5, 1935 from Strasbourg, SK. Prayers and funeral will be held at a later date. Shirley is survived by her husband Larry and three boys Daryll, Ronnie and Dion Klyne. She also had two girls from her first marriage.

KOCHAN - Edward William Kochan passed away suddenly on Aug. 13, 2007 at the age of 70 years. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Sophie in 1976. Ed enjoyed living on his acreage near Strasbourg, Sk. His love of the land and nature brought him much joy. He was a gifted mechanic and excelled at restoring old tractors, cars and mortorcycles. Ed will be missed by all of his friends. Graveside service to be held at Riverside Memorial Park, Regina, Sk. at a later date.

KROPF - Elias (November 3, 1933 - April 27, 2009). Elias passed away suddenly at Strasbourg at the age of 75 years. He is predeceased by his father Lawrantius in 1982, his mother Kunigunde in 1998 and twin sister Mary in 1996. Elias is survived by brothers Lugwig & David of Strasbourg. Steven (Carol) of Regina and their children Kathy (Ted) of Oakville, ON; Kevin (Cathy) of Calgary, AB; Kirk (Eileen) of St. Albert, AB; sister Eliz (Carlos) Siewczynski of Peru and their sons Carlos Jr. & Roberto of Texas, USA. Elias spent his entire life at Strasbourg, mixed farming as he loved the land and looking after his cattle. Elias was a very quiet man, and very thoughtful of his friends around him. He loved the challenge of his friends at a good game of Cribage (regardless of winning or losing). A Graveside Funeral will be held on Friday, May 1st, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

KROPF - Ludwig "Louie" passed away due to cancer at the age of 81. He is predeceased by his parents Lorenz and Kunigunde Kropf, brothers Lorenza, Elais and sister Mary. Louie is survived by his brother David of Strasbourg. Steven (Carol) of Regina, their children Kathy(Ted) Lehockey of Fort Myers, Florida. Kevin (Cathy) of Calgary, Alberta, Kirk (Eileen) of St. Albert, Alberta, Elizabeth (Carlos) Siewczynski of Peru, their children Carlos Jr. (Anne), Robert (Maricela) of Texas, 6 nieces and 3 nephews. Louie spent all his years farming in Strasbourg area in mixed farming and looking after his cattle. Special thank you to Garry Stein, Bob (Brenda) Laberwieler and ward F3 at the General Hospital for their excellent care. Funeral Service will be held at St, John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg on Friday March 21, 2014 at 11:00 am.

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LADWIG - Bernard. "Benny" of Strasbourg, passed away March 25, 2010 at the age of 71 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Ethel and his brother Ivan. Left to mourn is his daughter Carrie (Tyler), grandchildren Chelsea (Kevin) and Tyson (Vanessa), siblings Sylvia (Fred), June (Don), Arnold (Issy) and numerous nieces and nephews. A grave side service will be held at a later date at Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

LADWIG - Ivan Albert Ladwig passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at the age of 68 years. He is predeceased by his parents, Bill and Ethel. Ivan is survived by his special companion, Maureen Shingoose; daughters, Leigha (Wallace) and Nichole (George); sons, Dean and Desmond; 3 grandchildren, Jamie, Derek and Patrick; 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Cremation. A family interment will be held at a later date at Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

LARSON - Phyllis Marie (nee Miller). It is with heavy hearts we say goodbye to our wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She passed away suddenly on April 2, 2012 at the age of 65 years. She is predeceased by an infant brother, her father Godfrey, mother Elizabeth and grandson David. Left to mourn is her husband Earl Larson; daughter Tina Miller; son Kevin Miller; grandchildren Alexandra (Mat); Zachery (Alexandra); Thomas, Mackenzie, and Kaitlyn. Sister Eileen Schulz and numerous family and friends. Memorial service will be held from the St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg, on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 2 p.m.

LEE - Margaret (nee Spelliscy), late of Cedarwood Manor Regina, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2006 at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband John Lee in 1966, infant son John James in 1949 and daughter Jane Pinnow in 2000, Margaret was also predeceased by her parents J.D. and Matilda (Gould) Spelliscy, and all her siblings Martin, Josie, Harry, Kathryn, Bill and Arnold. Margaret is survived by her loving family: Margaret (John) Lipp and children John (Shi Ying), Jolene, Anthony; Mary (Patrick) Campbell and son Michael and his daughter Ava; Bill (Bernice) and their children Nigen, Katelyn, and Shamus; son-in-law Glenn Pinnow and children Rachelle (Matt Hassall), Alison, and Jocelyn; Kathy (Dennis) DeWitt and children Launel, Marilyn, Barbara and Russell Schneider (Shae-Lynn) and their children Drake and Emelie. Margaret was born and raised in Strasbourg, and graduated as a nurse from the Regina Grey Nuns Hospital in 1937. She nursed in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Ontario before marrying John Lee in 1943 and settling into family and business life in Estevan. Margaret and John owned and operated the Estevan Funeral Home before moving their business and family to Regina to open the Lee Funeral Home in 1961. A long time member of Sacred Heart parish, Margaret was active in the Quota Club and the Dewdney Avenue neighbourhood until her retirement from the funeral business in 1974. Margaret was fortunate to enjoy many years of retirement at Regina Beach and Mesa Arizona. She was blessed by a large extended family and wonderful life-long friends including her special friend Isabelle Joyce. She lived a full and rewarding life and died in dignity. May she rest in peace. Prayers of Remembrance will be held at the Lee Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, 1701 Cowan Crescent, at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18th. Interment to follow at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery.

LEIGH - Laura Magdeline (nee Lee) May 9, 1914 - December 2, 2013. Laura Magdeline Leigh passed away at the age of 99 at the Haven Hill Retirement Center in Penticton, B.C. on December 22, 2013. She was born on May 9th, 1914 in Dooley, Montana, the daughter of Olive and Charles Lee. Laura grew up in Strasbourg, Sask. and later moved to Choiceland, Sask. where her stepfather, Charles Emanuelson, acquired a nearby farm. She married John Leigh on October 24, 1939. They farmed near Choiceland until 1953 when they moved to Saskatoon. She resided there until 2005 when she moved to Penticton, B.C. Laura was a loving and devoted wife and mother and a true and faithful friend. She was an active member of her community. She was a member of St. Markís Lutheran Church in Choiceland and St. Markís Anglican Church in Saskatoon. She was employed for many years at Meads Drugstore in Saskatoon. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, reading and bingo and she was an avid fan of both golf and curling. She was predeceased by her three sisters: Eileen Emanuelson, Helen Baerwald, Dorothy Cowles, and a brother, Willard Lee, her husband, John Leigh and her second husband, George Maruk. She is survived by her son, Barry Leigh (Gail), stepgrandchildren, James and Brenda Lannard and great-grandchildren, Evan and Rhys. She also leaves numerous nieces and nephews to mourn her passing. A sincere "Thank You" is sent to Dr A. Pugachev, the staff at Haven Hill retirement Center and the staff and home care workers at Charles Manor. A graveside memorial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Saskatoon will be held later in 2014.

LITKE - Martha (nee Triffo) passed away October 11, 2000 with her loving family at her side at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg at the age of 87 years. Predeceased by husbands Martin Boehmer and August Litke, son-in-law Roger Lafontaine, her parents, two brothers and two sisters. She leaves to mourn and cherish her memory are son Harold of Grandview Beach (Marie) of Moose Jaw, two daughters Jean Lafontaine of Calgary and Irene (Marvin) Smyth of Bulyea, nine grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, two brothers William and Emil Triffo, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2000 at 2 p.m. from Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2015 - 4th Avenue North, Regina. Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment: Regina Memorial Gardens.

LOFGREN - Marie of Strasbourg passed away May 28, 2002 at the age of 73 years. She leaves to mourn Edward her loving husband, one daughter Loreen (Ken) Symon, one son Alvin (Wenda), four grandchildren Curtis, Kevin, Chelsea and Lindsay. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday June 1, 2002 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

LOGAN - Ellen Marie (nee Pearson), late of Strasbourg, SK, was born June 14, 1964 and passed away December 6, 2008. Predeceased by her uncle Lloyd Pearson; and grandparents, Hans and Emma Pearson; Ellen is survived by her children: Misty (Ryan) McLaren (Colten, Kelsey, Madison), Ashley Logan, and Devin Logan; mother Joyce Pearson; her partner Terry Zacher; brother Mark Pearson; and aunt Ann Pearson. A Memorial Service will be held at Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue, Regina at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2008.

LUCKE - Mathilda (nee Klatt) wife of Henry, of Strasbourg passed away Saturday October 14, 2000 at the age 93 years. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday October 17, 2000 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

LYTHGOE - Eva (December 18, 1914 - February 20, 2009). It is with heavy hearts, but with gratitude for a life well lived, that we announce the passing of our mother, Eva Lythgoe, at the age of 94. Predeceased by her loving husband, Ted (1976), daughter-in-law, Jean (1984), brothers Ernie and George and sister Elsie, Eva is survived by her children Ken (Val) Lythgoe, Elaine (Paul) Bourassa, Linda (John) Dawson, 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, her sister Dorothy, sister-in-law Sylvia, and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Strasbourg United Church on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Private interment will take place at a later date. A special thank you to the wonderful women at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home for the loving care Mom received for the last two years.

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MACMILLAN - LaVerne (nee Jackman) July 22, 1932 - April 25, 2013. It is with heavy heart that the family announces the passing of LaVerne MacMillan. LaVerne was born to Dr. Vernon and Lillian Jackman of Strasbourg, SK on July 22, 1932. Her dad joined the Royal Canadian Dental Corps and they moved to Calgary where they lived for six years. They returned to Strasbourg in 1947. After high school, LaVerne attended secretarial school in Regina. Upon completion, she worked for Medical Arts and Bank of Montreal in Regina. It was there that she met Arnold MacMillan and they married on May 18, 1957. Arnold's career in the funeral business took them all over southern Saskatchewan. They lived in Moose Jaw, Estevan, and eventually settled in Saskatoon. LaVerne continued to work outside the home for many years; however, her true vocation in life was her family. She had 3 loving children as well as a large "extended family." She was "Mom" to many people. She leaves to mourn her children Arlene (Jim) Malone of Fort Collins, Colorado, Neil (Cheryl) of Martensville, SK and Lorna (Tim Gardner) of Saskatoon; her grandchildren Mackenzie and Rachel Malone, Jackson and Ryan MacMillan; her brother Doug (Nat) of Calgary, AB, sister-in-law Donna MacMillan of Limerick, SK, nieces and nephews, many "adopted" children and her "girls" at Porteous Lodge. She is predeceased by her parents, her husband, and brother-in-law Donald. The family would like to thank the Staff and Physicians at RUH 5000 for their caring and compassionate care. A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, May 1 at the Saskatoon Funeral Home, gathering to follow at the Edwards Family Centre.

MANN - Francis Bernice (nee Booth) died peacefully on February 12, 2008 in Regina, Saskatchewan at the age of 86, after several years of struggling with pulmonary fibrosis. Bernice was born in Regina in 1922 to Frank and Edna (Partridge) Booth, and went to school in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan. During WWII, Bernice proudly served in the Women's Royal Naval Service (Wrens), in St. Hyacinthe, Halifax, and Victoria. While stationed in Halifax, she met her future husband Ed Mann, who was an officer also in the Navy. After the war, Bernice worked at the Cancer Clinic in Regina until her marriage to Ed in 1954, and later lived in Ottawa (where she worked for a time at the National Revenue Data Center), in Fort William, and finally in Regina. In recent years, Bernice greatly enjoyed travelling to San Jose, California, to spend time with her grandchildren, son, and daughter-in-law. When at home in Regina, she enjoyed spending time with her friends, her niece Sherry and family, her classmates at the YWCA, and members of her church, Wesley United. Bernice was predeceased by an infant brother, her parents, her husband Ed in 2002, and her brother Ed this year. She is survived by her brother Hal of Victoria, her son Laurie, her daughter-in-law Darleen, and her two pride-and-joy twin grandsons Conlan and Logan, of San Jose, California. In keeping with Bernice's wishes, there will not be a public ceremony.

MARKUSON - Jean (nee Sims). The family of Jean Markuson would like to announce that Mom has gone Home to start her next adventure with Dad. To reunite with beloved son Dean and infant grandson David. Mom left the Regina Pasqua Hospital Intensive Care Unit to have a final sleep in her own bed at home. She did not wake June 27, 2004 and departed this world in the company of daughters, son and grandchildren. The youngest child of George and Ellen (Banning) Sims she was born on the family farm in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan September 27, 1923. Predeceased by her parents, sister Marion and brother Buzzy. Jean's family moved to Nipawin when she was in school but the family home there burned. They moved to the East Kootenay's of BC to start over. Ever resourceful and hard-working she helped her Dad on the XK Ranch when her brothers went to War. Before Buzzy left he introduced her to a co-worker Ben (Al) Markuson who became her "Sunshine ". They married at the Ranch June 1945 and were inseparable lovers, friends and parents for 56 years. As their family grew and Ben's work progressed they moved from Cranbrook, to Hazelton, BC, to Yellowknife, NWT, to Prince Albert, SK and finally to Regina in 1972. Mom tended to the family, including extended family members nephew, niece and grandparents who shared our home. When the older siblings left home she became "Markie " to a host of little ones she provided with loving homecare. When Dad left for his next journey "scouting it out " Mom missed him more than we can know. Mom's legacy to the world is her family, her two sons, six daughters, twenty-two grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and those new souls yet to be. Mom inspires us with her loyalty, devotion to family and friends. She taught us life skills and values to add to the quality of life. Left to celebrate her life and cherish her memory are Children: Lynn (Sheldon) Clarke, Les (Joan), Donna Portras, Faye (Bob) Wickens, Myrna (Roger) Bernier, Kim (Rick) Fabian, Shannon Leask. Grandchildren: Keith, Tady, Donovan, Jo, Jason, Tara, Ryan, Aaron, Jenn, Daniel, Randy, Gregg, Terri, Kurtis, Kristine, Jolene, Scott, Chris, Colin, Kelly, Katie and respective spouses. Twenty great grandchildren, her brother Mervyn Sims of Armstrong, BC, sisters-in-law Pat and Bonnie, nieces, nephews, and many special friends. To commemorate the occasion a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 2, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. in Wesley United Church, 3913 Hillsdale St., Regina, SK with Rev. John Haas, officiating. Ashes to be interred in Cranbrook, BC in the fall.

MARTIN - David Martin, of Strasbourg, SK passed away peacefully at the age of 87 on Thursday, January 27, 2011 with his loving family by his side. David was bom February 6, 1923 west of Strasbourg. He was predeceased by his parents, David and Leopoldina Martin and three siblings, Elma Kelln, Julie Herman and Bill Martin. David is survived by: his always supportive wife of 52 years, Katherine and four children: Wanda Croft (Brian), Larry Hil-derman (Janice), Denise Coleman (Rocky), Darla McKee (Jim); 12 grandchildren, Kevin Croft (Nancy), Trevor Croft, Joel Hilderman (Olivia), Lindsay Rieger (Vaughan), Luc Hilderman (Kristen), Jaala Hilderman, Megan Schultz, Jesse Schultz, Eric Schultz, Stefanie McKee (Riley), Kelsey McKee and Rebecca McKee; and four great-grandchildren, Thomas, Mya, Caley and Cain. David is also survived by Elsie Gritzfeld, and many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. David was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved to laugh, maintaining his sharp wit and sense of humor to the very end. All his family and friends will treasure their memories of him and the tunes they shared. Blessed by his memory.

MAY - Hilda Mary Grace of Strasbourg passed away July 17, 2001 at the age of 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Wallace, one brother Walter, one sister Pearl and two sisters-in-law Ruth and Alice. She leaves to mourn two daughters Dorothy (Mervan) Flavel and Rosanne (Brian) Catchuk, four grandchildren Steve (Brandy), Shawn (Alicia), Neil and Pam, three great grandsons Braden, Eric and Chase, two brothers Charlie (Bunny) and Len Jones, several nieces, nephews and friends. A Private Graveside Service will be held.

McKENZIE - Alice May. It is with sadness we announce the passing of Alice May McKenzie January 3, 2001 just short of her 92nd birthday. She was predeceased by her loving husband Alex McKenzie, grandson Mark McKenzie and sister Norah Bracken. Surviving her are her daughters Jean (Allan) Weimer, Lorraine McKenzie and special friend Murray MacPheat, her son Brian (Marylyn) McKenzie, grandchildren Alanna (Tom) Roberts, Lisa (Michael) McIntosh, Tara McKenzie, Dan (Leslie) McKenzie, Brad McKenzie, Tammy McKenzie, five great grandchildren, sisters Miriam Thurston and Barbara Tingey, numerous nieces, nephew, cousins, their families, many friends in the community and her extended family at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home. Everyone will miss her dearly. During their 56 years of marriage Alice and Alex operated a mixed farming operation, retiring to Strasbourg in 1968. Alice was a resident of Last Mountain Pioneer Home over the past 8 years. During that time she endeared herself to all of the staff who she considered to be her family. The family would like to express sincere gratitude to all of the staff for the exceptional quality of care provided. Without a doubt Alice was an inspiration to all. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2001 at 2:00 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating.

McRAE - Hertha Louise (nee Schwandt). November 25, 1913 - July 19, 2008. Mom passed away at RUH, Saskatoon on Saturday after suddenly taking ill on Thursday evening. Mom was born on the family farm to W. L. and Louise Schwandt in the Strasbourg area. She was raised on the farm with her four brothers and was involved in all of the farming operations, from working in the gardens and milking cows with her mother to custom hauling grain with her own team at 12 years of age. After her grade 12 in Strasbourg, she attended teacher's college (normal school) in Regina. At 18 she became the teacher (and custodian, etc.) at a one room country school in the Duval area, with some of the students being only slightly younger than her. Mom taught for several years in the Strasbourg area and attended for a summer the now famous Kenderdine Art School at Emma Lake. In 1939 became the "schoolmarm" in the hamlet of Talmage in the Weyburn area. Here she met the local storekeeper, our Dad, and fell in love. They were married in 1941 and then had their family of three boys. Mom was very involved in everything in the community, from raising a family, working in the store, to being active in church, community clubs and sports that prevailed in rural areas in the 1940s and 50s. In 1957 Mom returned to teaching in the new Talmage Centralized School where she later became principal. She was now teaching her second generation of Talmage students. In 1966 after rural depopulation forced the closure of the school and town, Mom and Dad moved to Weyburn and Mom taught in Haig School until her retirement. Again Mom was actively involved the community. By now Mom and Dad were empty nesters so their home now was host to sons and wives, grandkids, siblings, nephews and nieces and more for family gatherings. Mom and Dad also took this opportunity to travel to family and friends and to exotic and warm locales. Over the years Mom visited all 10 provinces, most of the USA (including Alaska and Hawaii), The UK, Western Europe, Middle East, cruised the Mediterranean and vacationed on several Caribbean Islands. In 1987 after Dad's passing in 1985, Mom moved to Saskatoon to be an original tenant of Hector Trout Manor. This now became the new centre for the family with Mom also hosting old friends from Weyburn and other areas. Mom also started a new chapter in her life with all of the activities available in Saskatoon and all of the new friends and social activities at the manor. Life was never dull. One of the first things the family had to buy her was an answering machine as she was so seldom home. Mom was fortunate to have good health and wonderful friends and sister-in-law which allowed her to maintain independent living and an active life right up to her passing. Mom was a strong role model and positive influence to many students but those that felt it the most were her kids and grandkids. To sum up Mom would be two quotes from two of her grandchildren when they were little "How come Gramma never complains about anything? She just likes everything" and "Gramma, is there anything you can't do?" Mom was predeceased by her parents, her husband Clarence (1985), her brothers Art, Ted, Fred, Hal and sister in law Grace Swan and all of her McRae brothers in law and sisters in law. She is survived by her sisters in law Marie Schwandt, Hazel Swan,and Wanda Swan as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed but her memory dearly cherished by her family Roger (Sheila), Douglas (Valda), Stuart (Lois) and grandchildren Amber (Mark), Ryan (Jenny), Devin, Neeve, Darrell (Amanda), Catharine, Meghan, step grandson Jeff (Tammy) and five great grand children. A private family service was held in Saskatoon. Mom's cremated remains were interred beside Dad after a memorial service in Weyburn on July 26.

MEER - Victor van Meer passed away the morning of October 21, 2011 at the age of 73. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Nel, daughter Leonie (Julius) and grandchildren, daughter Lynn (Mark) and grandchildren, daughter Diane( Jon) and grandchildren, his sisters, Ad, Riet, Rien, Minn, and Nel and his brother Carl. A special thanks to the staff at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home for making him comfortable for the last years of his life. A memorial service will be held for him on Oct 25th at 2:00 pm at the Strasbourg Alliance Church.

MESSNER - Dorothy Doreen (nee Rigg) April 30, 1924 - April 26 2009. Dorothy Messner, age 84 years, died peacefully at St. Paul's Hospital on Sunday, April 26, 2009. Surviving are sons, Kenneth and David of Saskatoon; one daughter, Kathleen (Richard) McAllister of Regina; seven grandchildren, Justin, Erika and Patrick Messner, Russell, Matthew, Heather and Shannon McAllister. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Wendel Messner (1992); her father, Jack Rigg (1981) and mother, Charlotte Rigg (2000). Dorothy was an only child who was born and grew up in Strasbourg, Sask. She later moved to Regina where she worked at Eaton's and went into Nursing at Regina General. She graduated and worked in obstetrics until her marriage to Andrew on September 25, 1948. The family moved to Saskatoon and stayed there until present. Dorothy was a stay at home mom who loved raising her children. She went back to nursing when the children were older. Dorothy was a caring, creative and loving mother. She was involved in teaching Sunday school, a member of St. Mark's Ladies Choir and Ladies Guild. She was a member of a skating club and Mayfair Hall dance group. Dorothy had many hobbies including sewing, knitting, crocheting, painting and playing the piano. Dorothy had a special gift of music that allowed her to play songs without music sheets. Dorothy as an avid sports mom and rarely missed a ball game of her daughter or a hockey game of her sons. Dorothy loved being outdoors and enjoyed the annual camping trip with the family while the children were young. Dorothy dedicated her time to caring for her mother Charlotte who lived to an age of 104 years. In later years, Dorothy was able to enjoy life in her own home because of the great care from her son David. The family would like to thank the staff of the Luther Senior's Center day program. The programs greatly enriched Dorothy's days in the past few years. A special thanks to the staff at St. Paul's Hospital Emergency Ward, M.D. Ambulance, and the Saskatoon Fire Department Paramedics for the care of our Mother. Our family would also like to thank The Rev. Karen Sandell, the minister of St. Mark's Anglican Church, for sharing in our memorial service for Dorothy. The Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Park Funeral Chapel, Saskatoon, SK. Interment will take place in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

MILLER - Edith Alvina (nee Schulz) of Last Mountain Pio­neer Home, Strasbourg, passed away June 14th, 1996 at the age of 91 years. Born July 19, 1904 in Kilworthy, ON, oldest child of William and Fanny Schulz. Predeceased by her par­ents; husband, Jim Miller; daughter. Iris Troves; brothers: Carl, Billy, Earl and Harry Schulz and her only sister Bertha and her hus­band Frank Stricter. Edith Is survived by daughter, Dorothy (Ellwood) Hunsley of Tot­tenham, ON and their daughter Sharon (Wayne) MacPherson and Tain of Thunder Boy, ON; daughter, Bea (Whip) Young of Moose Jaw, SK and family Diane (Nick) Vander Zande, Stephen and Jamie Kenora, ON, Barry (Diana) Young, Ottawa, ON, Barbara (Ken) Thompson, Molina and Matthew, Regina, SK, Thorn Young, Reglna, SK; son-in-law, Gerald Troves, Fort Qu'Appelle, SK and family Beverly Olsen, Katie and Rachel Lee, Winnipeg, MB, Jim (Heather) Troves and Patrick, Saskatoon, SK; sisters-in-law: Cathe­rine, Outlook, SK, Ada and Mildred, Regina, SK, Margaret, Strasbourg, SK as well as sev­eral nieces, nephews and cousins including Cora Meyers, Strasbourg, SK. Edith was a life member of Strasbourg Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 100 and an active supporter of the United Church. She will be remembered in Strasbourg for the years she and Jimmy were telephone agents and for her flower garden that brightened up the main street. Memorial service will be held in Stras­bourg United Church on Monday, June 17th, 1996 at 2:00 P.m. with Carolyn Conarroe offici­ating, interment Crescent Rood Cemetery,

MILLER - Iris May (nee Weisbrod) of Regina passed away January 8, 2010 at the age of 66. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Agnes. She leaves to mourn two sons Jimmy and Wesley, three grandchildren Jordan, Jessica and Colin, two brothers Emil (Carole) and Richard (Charlotte), other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday January 16, 2010 at 2:00 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

MITCHELL - Blanche of Strasbourg passed away December 15, 2004 at the age of 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Norval, son Morris and three sisters. She leaves to cherish her memory daughter Brenda (Ed) Velichko, son Barry (Kathy), eight grandchildren, nine greatgrandchildren, one great great grandchild, two sisters, Myrtle Lavallee and Dorothy Siira, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 20, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

MITCHELL - Norval of Strasbourg passed away August 21, 2001 at the age of 88 years. Predeceased by his son Morris, two sisters and one brother. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Blanche, one daughter Brenda (Ed) Velichko, one son Barry (Kathy), eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one sister Marjorie (Dave) Black, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday August 25, 2001 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating.

MODELAND - Willa Grace passed away peacefully on March 22, 2011 at the age of 89. She leaves to cherish her memory, son Bill (Gail); grandchildren Jenna (Chris), David; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and many special friends. A celebration of Willa's life will be held on Tuesday, April 5th at 2:00 p.m. from Strasbourg Memorial Hall, Strasbourg.

MORRISON - Alexander Edward passed away peacefully on January 12, 2008 at Strasbourg at the age of 91. He is predeceased by his wife Edith in 1989 and daughter Sandra in 2004. He leaves to cherish his memory son Deane (Ann), daughter Candy (Arthur) Brown, sons Darcy (Anita) and Dana (Cindy), son-in-law Don Brown, 9 grandchildern, 15 great grandchildren, one sister Kay Belcourt, brother-in-law Walter Gustafson of Thunderbay, sister-in-law Ruth Coleman of Mapleridge, special friend Eileen Reithmeier, plus many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday January 17, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at the Strasbourg United Church.

MORTIN - Ernest Clarke Mortin, formerly of Bethune, SK, died quietly in hospital in Saskatoon on June 11, age 100. He is survived by Helen, his wife of 69 years, daughters Jean Mortin of Saskatoon, Linda Ferguson of Plymouth, MN and Sharon (Jim) Jeeves of Wolseley, SK, and daughter-in-law Isabel Mortin of Lethbridge, AB, by seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren in Canada and the United States, and by one brother, Ken, of Virginia Beach, VA. He was predeceased by his son David in 2004, and by four sisters and three brothers. Born on July 2, 1905 to Evans and Elizabeth Mortin in Forest, ON, Ernie moved with his family to Strasbourg, SK in 1906 and to a farm near Dilke in 1914. He worked as a Saskatchewan Wheat Pool agent in Dilke and had an insurance business. He retired from the elevator in 1965 and he, Helen and Sharon moved to Bethune, where he continued his insurance business. In 1999, he and Helen moved to Saskatoon. A memorial service will be held in Bethune United Church on Monday, June 26 at 1.30 p.m.,

MUNHOLLAND - David Hugh of Strasbourg passed away peacefully on July 13, 2005 at the age of 96 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 68 years Margaret, children Lylie (Orin) Herman, Allan (Pat) Munholland, Irene Brown and Myra (Ray) Lestus, eleven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, one brother Ralph (Melba), one sister Mabel Kerr, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday July 18, 2005 at Strasbourg Memorial Hall at 11 AM.

MUNHOLLAND - Jack Edwin of Strasbourg passed away December 24, 2004 at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home. He was born on the family farm on May 6, 1914 and farmed in the Strasbourg area the majority of his life. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Lylie (nee Jack) and siblings Gordon, Nellie and Walter. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Joan, five sons Gerald (Lois), Randall, Rob (Pam), Keith (Melissa) and Pat (Barb), eight grandchildren, siblings Dave, Mabel and Ralph, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Manasse Habonimana officiating.

MUNHOLLAND - Margaret E. of Regina and formerly of Strasbourg passed away April 24, 2008 at the age of 96. Predeceased by her husband Dave and son-in-law Orin Herman. She leaves to cherish her memory children Lylie Herman (Calvin Harding), Allan (Pat) Munholland, Irene Brown and Myra (Ray) Lestus, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, numerous other relatives and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Monday April 28, 2008 at 1 P.M. from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

MUNRO - Elsie Mary (nee Kaiser) formerly of Strasbourg, passed away peacefully at the age of 82 years with her family by her side on June 25, 2006 at William Booth Wascana Grace Hospice. Predeceased by her parents Anthony (Tony) Kaiser and Mary Langen (Kaiser); step-dad Joe Langen; husband William (Bill); sisters, Laura Miller and Ruth Hey; son-in-law, Garry Bodnar; brother-in-law Arnold Miller. Elsie is survived by her children, Mary (Don) Simpson of Regina, Jim (Jay) Munro of Regina, and Donna Bodnar (Carl Rothe) of Odessa; seven grandchildren and ten greatgrandchildren: Darren Simpson (Shannon) and Ryan; Mark Simpson (Nadine), Kyle and Hayle; Sherri Bereti (Dan) and Austin; Curtis (Lee) and Marshall; Shane Bodnar (Katrina) and children Jesse, Joe-Lee, Rebecca; Corey Bodnar (Leanne) and Zachary; Jody Miller (Scott) and Joseph; brother-in-law Hilbert Hey of Bulyea; many nieces and nephews. Mom lived in Strasbourg until 1963 when they moved to Regina. She worked at the Singer Sewing Machine Company and then at the Royal Canadian Legion #1 until she retired in 1989. She was a 20 year Associate Member of the Royal Canadian Legion #1 Branch. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. McMillan, Dr. Clein, the nursing staff at Palliative Care Pasqua Hospital, and a special thank-you to the nursing staff at Wascana Grace Hospice. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. in Rosemont United Church, 5000 8th Avenue with Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment in Strasbourg Cemetery.

MUNRO - Mollie of Strasbourg passed away November 25, 2006 at the age of 85. Predeceased by her husband Walter, grandson Anthony, two sisters Lily and Alvina. She leaves to mourn two sons Donald (Sandy) and Charlie (Kathy), five grandchildren, one great grandson, one sister Marie McKenzie, one brother Fred Keil, numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Friday December 1, 2006 at 2 PM in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

MYERS - Cora of Strasbourg passed away May 11, 2008 at the age of 97. Predeceased by her husband Ivan, brother Clyde and sister Elaine. She leaves to cherish her memory sister-in-law Verona Schulz, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday May 15, 2008 at 1:30 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

MYERS - Joyce of Strasbourg went to heaven on May 24, 2005 at the age of 85 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Byron and her daughter Joan Fuller. She leaves to remember her, one daughter Brenda (Richard) Duthie, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one sister Ena (Ken) Cook. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at 2 p.m. from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating.

MYERS - Kathleen Anna of Strasbourg passed away November 5, 2007 at the age of 97. Predeceased by her husband Tod, daughter-in-law Josephine, grandchildren Craig and Ashley, 2 brothers William and Hughe and sister Jessie. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Marvin (Renata), June (Harold) Arneson, Myrna (Donald) Foster, Wayne and Calvin (Glenda), 10 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday November 8, 2007 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

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NEAL - Dorothy Mabel (nee Coates) passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2003 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Louis in 1992; her parents, Joseph and Annie; two sisters Catherine and Thelma; brother Rae; and special niece Elva. Dorothy is survived by many special friends. Dorothy will be well remembered for her love of music. While attending school in Strasbourg, Dorothy played for silent movies and this love for music continued throughout her entire life. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 10, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue with Rev. Donald E. L. Wells officiating. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. Flowers gratefully declined.

NORLEEN - Klara Ella (nee Huber) passed away peacefully at the age of 86. She leaves to cherish her memory her children Marilyn (Ray), Don, Maxine (George), Sandra (Alton), Blaine (Jolene), and daughter-in-law Lucia, plus numerous grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Harold and son Richard. A celebration of Ella's life will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg SK.

NORLEEN - Richard Lloyd of Strasbourg passed away September 9, 2002 at the age of 55 years. Predeceased by his father Harold. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Lucia, children Sara, Marc and Carla, his mother Ella, 3 sisters Marilyn (Ray) Craswell, Maxine (George) Flotre and Sandra (Alton) Moreside, 2 brothers Don and Blaine (Jolene), mother-in-law Rosalie Deis, sisters-in-law Patricia Eberle and Colleen Deis, brother-in-law Clifford (Joyce) Deis, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 2PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment: Eastmount Cemetery.

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OEHLER - Ida (nee Huget) November 8, 1926 - February 9, 2014. Ida was predeceased by her husband Arnold; parents Karl and Katie Huget; brothers Warren (Leslie), Len (Lillian) and Elmer Huget. Ida leaves to cherish her memory, son Gerry (Diane); grandchildren Frank (Jaki), Nikita (David) and great-grandson Henry; sister-in-law Audrey Huget and dear cousin Irma (Walter) Eurich, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews, plus her extended Uhl family. She LOVED being a "Gramma" to so many! Ida was born and raised in Lemberg, enjoyed her married life in Strasbourg and since 2006 resided in Regina. A Celebration of her Life will be held at the Renaissance at 1801 McIntyre Street on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. A private family service will be held at the Crescent Road Cemetery at Strasbourg at a later date. Ida's family wishes to express a profound thank you to Dr. McMillan and staff. He may often wear a sport coat, but we can still see his ANGEL WINGS! Thanks also to the staff at Elmview Extendicare for the compassion and care mom received. Huge thanks also to Grace and all her staff at the Renaissance. The support and care shown cannot be measured.

OEHLER - Martha Frieda of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg passed away August 9, 2003 at 96 years. Predeceased by her husband Herman and son Karl. She leaves to cherish her memory son Chris (Phyllis), daughter Bertha (Merv) Paproski, six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, sisters Sophie Baidak and Amanda Christie, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2003 at 10:30 AM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Don Hansen officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

OEHLER - Robert. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our brother, uncle and special friend Robert Oehler on January 22, 2008 at the age of 62. Bob was born in Strasbourg August 22, 1945 and lived there on the farm with his family until they moved to the Semans area. He was the oldest son of a family of three boys and one daughter. Predeceased by his wife Anne, mother Muriel, father Albert, brother Larry, nephew Robby Oehler, and brother-in-law Joe Brickner. He is survived by his brother Wilbert Oehler, sister Arlene Brickner, niece Dawn Oehler, nephews Tim Oehler, Cory Parks and Joey Brickner and their families, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Bob will be fondly remembered for his strong love of family, friends and compassion for all living things. Always busy and working to help others, Bob was very special to all that knew him. We will miss him dearly. A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 26, 2008 at 2:00 at the Semans United Church with Rev. Robin Sherman officiating. Interment at a later date.

OEHLER - Theresa Oehler (nee Focht) was born on August 1, 1914 and left to tend God's garden on June 29, 2010. Born at Quinton, SK, she lived all her adult life in Strasbourg. Mom was predeceased by her husband Walter (1992). There are no surviving brothers, sisters or in-laws. She is survived by: her daughter, Janet (Richard Nichol) of Saskatoon; sons, Allan (Gretel) of Calgary and Barry (Audrey) of Coleman, AB; four grandchildren, Greg (Glenda) Nichol, Laureen (Andrew Ernst), Denise (Gavin Long) and Jennifer Oehler; four great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. At Mom's request there will be no funeral. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

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PATON - Doris May (nee Philpott). It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother and Grandmother, Doris Paton of Central Butte Regency Manor. Doris passed away peacefully on March 3rd, 2008 in Regency Manor. Doris was born on March 1, 1912 to Maud (Kingsnorth) and William Philpott in Strasbourg, Sk. She was the second of four children. The family moved to the Central Butte area in 1928. Doris married Joe Paton in 1934 and they farmed all their life in the Central Butte area. They raised two children, Gwen and Jack. Doris tended a large garden and a beautiful yard with flowers and shrubs and fruit trees. In 1968 they took a holiday with their friends and neighbours, Norm and Lois Woodburn to England and Scotland, where they visited all the relatives from the old country. Doris corresponded with these family members until the present time. Joe and Doris retired from the farm in 1978 to Central Butte. They enjoyed their large house and hosted numerous family gatherings and visitors. Retirement gave them time for card playing and community involvement. Doris was active in the community in many organizations. She served as secretary of Lawson United Church Board and was a member of the Lawson U.C.W. Joe and Doris joined the Central Butte Seniors Club and it was their honor to cut the ribbon for the official opening of the new Seniors’ Centre in 1989. Joe and Doris moved to a smaller house in Central Butte to accommodate Joe’s mobility. Again the yard was clipped and adorned with flowers and trees. In 1991 Joe passed away leaving Doris to spend a few more years in their home alone. Doris read, spent hours taping music from the radio, tended her flowers and garden and visited with her neighbours and family. She watched the news everyday and avidly followed the politics of Saskatchewan and Canada. In 2005 Doris moved into Iver Main Place as one of the first residents. She enjoyed many friendships there including other residents and staff. She kept busy reading and listening to music and visiting. She wrote poetry and had a poem published by Poetry Institute of Canada as well as having stories published in “The Senior” newspaper. In September 2007 Doris was hospitalized and moved into Regency Manor for further care. As her health weakened her mobility, her mind remained sharp and her days were best spent visiting. On March 1st, 2008 Doris celebrated her 96th birthday. Doris was visited by friends and family and staff from Regency Manor throughout the day. Her journey was near the end. It had been a life well lived. Doris Paton was predeceased by parents, William and Maud Philpott; parents-in-law, John and Euphemia Paton; husband Joseph in 1991; sons-in-law Herb Jensen, Bev White and daughter-in-law Gloria Paton; grandson Corey Jensen; great-grandson Eric Kurz and great granddaughters Kathy and Kristen Struck; brothers and sister-in-law Charlie and Evelyn Philpott, Enid and George Gould; brother and sister-in-law Tom and Elsa Paton; brother-in-law John Sandercock. She is survived by her daughter Gwen Jensen (Ivan) Macklin and son Jack (Frieda) Paton; grandchildren Heather (Ken) Kurz and Larissa, Patti (Pat) Struck and Aaron, Blaine and Kyle; Colin (Jennifer) Jensen and Nicolas, Tucker and Lauryn; Derek (Candace) Paton ad Mandy and Ashley; Denise (Tim) Sawers and Kayla and Jordan; brother Edgar (Lily) Philpott and many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law Peggy Sandercock and Jean Paton. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Central Butte United Church, Rev. Rick McCorrister officiating.

PETERSON - Frances Eda Mary (nee Tait). On Monday, April 28, 2008 Frances Peterson passed away at the age of 70 years. Predeceased by her husband, Vernon; her parents, Francis and Hazel; her daughter Jan. Frances is survived by her sons, Roe of Regina, Ian of Victoria, Dru of Vancouver; brothers, Ed Tait of Saskatoon, Morris Tait of Regina Beach; sister Jeanette Franson of Victoria; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue, Regina with Rev. Jim Balfour officiating. Interment in Strasbourg Cemetery.

PETERSON - Mary Emma (nee Bannow). It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mary Emma (Bannow) Peterson of Strasbourg, SK. Born April 26,1922, she passed away on January 30, 2014 at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, SK at the age of 91 years. Mary was predeceased by: her parents, Randolf Bannow and Mary Bannow (Wilkie); her husband, Leatham Peterson; her mother and father-in-law, William Peterson and Annie Peterson (Fredsberg); her brothers, Henry (Olga), Harry, Randolf (Kay) Bannow; her sisters-in-law, Helen Appel (Peterson)(Walter) and Mildred Huber (Peterson) (Fred) and her sister-in-law Mary Bannow. Her dearest friend Bob Swanston also predeceased her. She is survived by: her son, Larry Peterson; her daughter, Loris Neff (Greg Miller); her granddaughters, Anna Peterson and Vaughn Neff (Brian Taylor) and her two great-grandsons Gabriel and Griffin Neff-Taylor. She is also survived by her brother Ramsay Bannow and her sister-in-law Edith Bannow and numerous nephews and neices. It is hard to sum up a life in a paragraph and capture the essence of the person Mary was. She spent 80 years living on the farm. Her first 15 years was spent with her parents and brothers on the Bannow farm and then, when she married Leatham, moving to the Peterson farm for the next 65 years. Together she and Leatham raised their family while raising their crops. She was a farmer who loved her milking cows, her chickens, geese, ducks and turkeys. After Leatham's death, she continued to live on the farm until 2002 when she moved to town. She spent her later years with her dearest friend Bob Swanston going to dances, auctions and out for Chinese food. Together they even travelled to Australia in 2004 to visit Mary's daughter. Mary was a wonderful kind and loving person. She made people feel comfortable with her gentle sense of humour and her playful personality. We will miss her laughter, her love, and her joy for life. She will live on in all our wonderful memories of her. The family will scatter her ashes at a later date.

PIRIE James Douglas. With heavy hearts, we sadly announce the sudden passing of James Douglas Pirie on July 3, 2009 at his home in Strasbourg, SK. Doug was born April 1, 1943 in Strasbourg. He was predeceased by his parents, Kelly and Phyllis Pirie, and also an infant son Clayton. He leaves to mourn his five children: Wanda (Bob) Co-chrane, Darryl (Cheryl) Pirie, Rhonda, Darcy, Darla (Cline), 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, his sister Donna Skjerven, one niece and two nephews, and a whole community of friends, as Doug was well known and respected. At an early age Doug was quite interested in mechanics, electronics, and carpentry. He was very gifted in these areas, surprising for a Grade 6 education. He repaired many things especially anything electrical or mechanical. If he couldn't fix it, it couldn't be repaired. He helped many of Strasbourg's young mechanics. He had a great love of animals, spending countless hours feeding deer, birds and squirrels on his farm east of Strasbourg. Doug had a lifelong relationship with E. E. Erickson and Sons, which became KPS Repair in later years. In the last few years, Doug spent a lot of time at SARCAN where his daughter works, and there was always someone looking for advice, especially during seeding and harvest. Abiding by Doug's wishes, there was a family graveside service on July 11, 2009.

PIRIE - Violet Aileen (nee Harvey) passed away on October 5, 2014 at The Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg, SK at the age of 88. Aileen was born at Cupar, SK on April 25, 1926, the youngest of nine children to Geoffrey and Etta Harvey. Aileen was predeceased by her parents, seven of her siblings and her husband of 49 years, Archie. She is survived by her children: daughter Patricia (Morris) Smith, her son Vaughn (Louise) Pirie and their families. A Celebration of Aileen's Life will be held at The Strasbourg United Church on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

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REID - Ida Irene (nee Gee). It is with sorrow that the family of Ida Reid announces her passing on August 5, 2004 at Extendicare Preston in Saskatoon. Ida Gee was born to William and Rebecca Gee in Cupar on April 21, 1924. Ida was very active as a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Strasbourg United Church, the community choir, Last Mountain District Music Festival, the UCW, a special Study Group, and a board member of the Sask. Centre of the Arts. She began Strasbourg's Welcome Neighbour and also enjoyed her political involvements. She loved to sew and knit and was an accomplished painter. She was an active farm wife and with Darwin, joined him in Reid's Ambulance and Funeral Home. She also developed MacPheat Park and ran this business until her health began to fade in 2003. Ida's greatest treasures were her children and grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Ken MacPheat (1970) and her husband Darwin Reid (1998), sister Dorothy Helmer, brother Walter Gee and parents William and Rebecca Gee. She leaves to mourn her children Douglas (Nicole), James (Sandra), and Merle (Ken) Sawatsky, Step-children Jacqueline (Kelly) Laurans, Lesley (Ray) Parkin, Nancy, Bill (Raylene), Linda (Elwood) Smith, Carol (Jim) Andrew and Joan (Tedd) Giesbrecht as well as 24 very special grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Her Sisters Erma (Bill) Dale and Donalda Whetter, Brother Irvin (Elaine) Gee, Sisters-in-law Kay MacPheat and Maidie Flavel and Brothers-in-law, Joe(Shirley) Reid and Frank Szafron. A Memorial Service will be held at Strasbourg United Church on Tuesday, August 10 at 2 p.m.

RIESSGeorge Riess Passed away peacefully at his home on June 6, 2012 at the age of 82. He leaves to cherish his memory, daughter, Nola Schulz (Bob Sikma), son, Mike (Lynn )Riess, Linda's husband, Bob Klisowsky; grandchildren Corey (Leanne) Schulz and daughters, Bree and Chloe, Jennifer (Ryan) Fisher and daughter, Rhae, Amanda (Chad) Degelman, children, Preslie and Harlen, Cole Schulz (Rebecca Rogoschewsky); Jeremy Riess (Alyssa Luscombe), MaKenzie Riess (Cody Hunter), Caleb Riess; Trevor Bundus, Shaun (Ashley) Bundus and son, Shae, Travis Bundus (Nadia Jabri), their father, Faron Bundus, Kade Klisowsky, and special daughter, Pam Schultz. Also left to mourn are siblings Betty Sajtos, Anne (Leif) Nordal, June Lang, Ruth (Chuck) Mannix, Deb (Verne) Ries and sister-in-law Marion Riess, as well as the Lauridsen families, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Although George experienced some serious health issues these past few years, he was able to remain living at home. He recognized that this was only possible due to the devotion of family members, neighbours and the fine staff of Home Care nurses and workers dedicated to his well-being, for which he was deeply grateful. A celebration of George's life will be held on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg, SK.

RETZER - Gustav Max of Strasbourg passed away April 1, 2004 to be with the Lord at the age of 91 years. He leaves to mourn his loving family Clarence (Grace) Retzer, Inez (Allan) White and Wilfred (Dorothy) Retzer, 10 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 11 AM from Strasbourg Alliance Church, Pastor Lonie officiating.

RETZER - Olga (nee Wagner). On May 19, 2004, Olga Retzer of Edmonton passed away at the age of 82 years. Olga is survived by her children: Dellausa (Dennis) Walters, Barbara (John) Hettle, Rodger (Jessica) Retzer; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren; her siblings, Freda Gessner, Mathilda Schneider, Martin (Anna Marie) Wagner, Catherine (Bob) Fuller, Lawrence (Erma) Wagner, and Anne (Maurice) Murtack. Olga is also survived by numerous relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin, sisters, Carrie and Molly, and by her brothers, John and Clayton.A Memorial Service will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan, on Saturday, May 22, 2004 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Don Hansen officiating.

RETZER - Rudolph of Strasbourg passed away October 17, 2000 at the age of eighty six years. Predeceased by three sisters and two brothers. He leaves to mourn, Mary his loving wife of sixty years, five daughters, Bev (Ron) Decker, Donna (Bert) Mueller, Ruffina (Ken) Rasmussen, Janie (Bill) Dickinson, and Connie (Tony) Antoniuk, eighteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, one brother Gus, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg, Rev. Glen Lonie and Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

RICHARDSON - James Cameron Yeoward. In his 83rd year, at Oshawa General Hospital, Oshawa, on October 3, 2011. Jim is pre-deceased by his wife Kathryn (nee Browne). He is survived by his sons Scott (Rebecca) and Ian (Rosalie); grandchildren Alexander, Andrew and Hannah; nieces Janet, Susan and Anne; and nephew Drew. Born in Punnichy and raised in nearby Strasbourg, Saskatchewan, Jim served with the Queenís Own Rifles, achieving the rank of lieutenant. On leaving the armed forces, Jim moved to Toronto in the early 1950s. He became a Chartered Accountant soon after and maintained a successful career with Ontario Hydro. After retiring Jim continued pursuing his passions for reading and military history. As were his wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service.

RIESS - George. A celebration of the life of George Riess was held on June 11, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg, SK with Rev. Donald Hansen officiating. Organist was Mrs. Rhonda de Hoop. Readers were: Amanda Degelman, Jennifer Fisher and MaKenzie Riess. Pallbearers were: Corey Schulz, Cole Schulz, Trevor Bundus, Shaun Bundus, Travis Bundus, Kade Klisowsky, Jeremy Riess and Caleb Riess. George Riess was born at home, west of Strasbourg on June 22, 1929 to Joseph and Theresia (nee Hodel) Riess, the second oldest of eleven children. He attended school at Strasbourg and the Edelaue country school until Grade 8 when his father's health was failing and he had to begin farming. Hunting, some fishing and an occasional day of swimming at Fox's Point were some of the forms of entertainment for George as he grew up. He also played ball with the Edengarth Eagles. George and his brother, Lawrence, chopped and hauled wood for sale to homes in Strasbourg, did chores for neighbours and dug graves by hand to earn money. In 1947, he went to work as a hired man on a farm north of Barrie, ON. In 1948, he and five other young men from this area spent the time threshing in Alberta. In 1951, he spent the winter near Atikokan, ON, cutting bush and building a dam. George married Hilda Lauridsen on November 11,1955.They began theirmarried life in Regina for the first winter and moved out to (he farm the next spring where they resided together for over 36 years and raised their children, Nola, Michael and Linda. George farmed all of his working life, over 50 years and never wanted to change that. Most of the farming was done with his brother, Lawrence, but there were many neighbourhood work bees with Jake Hubick, Bob Kerr, Don and Walter Galger, Erwin Hack, and Earl Cochrane. Following Hilda's death in 1992, George continued to live on the farm until 1996 when he moved to Strasbourg. He continued to live in his home until his death. Even with his limited mobility these last couple of years, he got out to the garden in town, and scratched the dirt a little and grew geraniums inside the house. He just had to grow something! George passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012. George was predeceased by his parents, son James and daughter Rebecca in infancy, both in 1957, wife Hilda in 1992, son-in-law Dale Schulz in 2006, daughter Linda in 2007, brothers, Robert in 1985, Lawrence in 2005, sister Edna Uhl in 2004. He leaves to cherish his memory, daughter Nola Schulz (Bob Sikma), son Mike (Lynn) Riess, Linda's husband Bob Klisowsky; grandchildren: Corey (Leanne) Schulz, and daughters Bree and Cloe, Jennifer (Ryan) Fisher and daughter Rhae, Amanda (Chad) Degelman, children Preslie and Harlen, Cole Schulz (Rebecca Rogoschewsky); Jeremy Riess (Alyssa Luscombe), MaKenzie Riess (Cody Hunter), Caleb Riess; Trevor Bundus, Shaun (Ashley) Bundus and son, Shae, Travis Bundus (Nadia Jabri), their father, Faron Bundus, Kade Klisowsky, and 'special daughter', Pam Schultz. Also left to mourn are siblings Betty Sajtos, Anne (Leif) Nordal, June Lang, Ruth (Chuck) Mannix, Deb (Veme) Ries and sister-in-law Marion Riess, as well as the Lauridsen families, numerous nieces and nephews and friends. Interment at Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

RIESS - Lawrence passed away peacefully on August 29, 2005 at the age of 74. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Theresia Riess, three brothers: Joseph, Jacob and Robert (Bob), one sister: Edna Uhl, one sister-in-law: Hilda Riess, and one brother-in-law: Harold Lang. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Marion, his son Darcey (Tammy), his daughter Sherilee and one grandchild Shelby (Crystal Riess), one brother George, five sisters: Elizabeth Sajtos, Anne (Leif) Nordal, June Lang, Ruth (Charles) Mannix, Debra (Verne) Ries, two sister-in-laws Ethel and Jean Riess, one brother-in-law Fred Uhl and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 2, 2005 at 2:00 at the St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg. Internment will be held in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg. Special thanks to Dr. Marius Steyn, Peggy Gwilliam, Dr. Abdulhada, Dr. Abdulla, Dr. Wilson, Dr. Wojcik, Dr. Dewar, the staff in the Renal Unit and unit 5F at the Regina General Hospital and so many other doctors and staff at the Regina General. Also a special thanks to the caring staff at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg, Hansen's Ambulance and Funeral Home, Strasbourg, and Pastor Don, Strasbourg.

ROSS - Ellen Margaret of Strasbourg passed away May 21, 2007 at the age of 89. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday May 24, 2007 at 2:30 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

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SCHAFFER - Victor. On Thursday, November 12, 2009 Victor went peacefully to be with his Lord, at the age of 93 years. Victor was born September 2, 1916 in Macklin, SK to Fredrich & Amalia Molly Schaffer, he is the oldest surviving child. About 1922 he and his family moved to the Strasbourg area where he walked 31/2 miles to school with his siblings. He took Grades VII & VIII in one year but was unable to write exams as he was needed on the farm. About 1930 the Schaffers moved to the current Oblander farm west of Semans. In 1937 Victor met Hilda at a ball game and on October 29, 1937 they exchanged wedding vows. That same fall the happy couple moved to New Liskard, Ontario with Victor's family. In 1940 Victor & Hilda returned to Cymric, SK and became hired help on different farms. A short time later they moved to the Semans District. On January 10, 1946 an infant daughter was laid to rest. In the fall of that same year Donna became part of the family by adoption. Victor was primarily a grain farmer but also had cattle and horses all the years he farmed. Victor tore down the cold, 2-storey house on the farm and built a cozy bungalow. He also changed the location of the barn and rebuilt it as well as numerous granaries and an implement shed. The winters were his down time and he spent a good many hours getting the mail and enjoying coffee in town with the neighbors. Victor and his Dad were part of the original group to build Christ Lutheran Church in Govan where he served on the Board in many capacities until he and Hilda moved to Regina in October of 1979. For 29 years they lived a few blocks from Christ Lutheran Church in Regina and again Dad & Mom were active members until bad health forced them to take life easier. In August of 2008 they relocated to Ultimate Care where they continued to enjoy their retirement years together. The family would like to thank the Ultimate Care Home staff for the wonderful care given to Victor for the past year as well as the staff on 5E at the General Hospital and the staff on 4D at the Pasqua Hospital. Victor was predeceased by his parents Fred and Molly Schaffer; infant brother Edward; infant daughter Marlene; sisters Hilda (Irvine) Chamberlin and Pauline (Cecil) Creamer; brothers-inlaw Ernie Harbridge, Glenn Brooks, and Stewart McMillan; and sisters-in-law Mona (Eddie) Edgcumbe, Pearl (Ernie) Keasey and Doris (Walt) Green. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 72 years Hilda; daughter Donna (Ken) Schultz; grandsons Garrett and Craig Schultz; great granddaughters Allison, Kayla and Dayna; special niece Heather Warner; brothers Alex (Mae) Schaffer, Fred (Pat) Schaffer; sister Tillie (Jacob) Den Blekker; sister-inlaw Dora McMillan; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A celebration of Victor's life will be held at the Regina Funeral Home, Regina, SK on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Bob Leeson officiating. Visitation for family and extended family will be held prior to the service starting at 12:30 p.m.

SCHERLE - Hannah Evelyn (nee Klatt) of Strasbourg passed away April 5, 2003 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Jacob, brother Herman Klatt, sisters Matilda Lucke and Theresa Yung. She leaves to mourn two daughters Marjorie Teece and Shirlene (Garry) Henning, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church. Rev. Glen Lonie officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

SCHNEIDER - William Jacob of Strasbourg passed away on September 17, 2000 at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by his son Robert Wayne, two sisters. He leaves to mourn Mathilda his loving wife of sixty-three years, grandson Robert, daughter-in-law Donna Schneider (Ernie Miller), one sister Millie (Fred) Decker, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday September 20, 2000 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery. Rev. Richard Schulz and Rev. Bob Langdon officiating.

SCHULTZ - John Henry of Strasbourg passed away January 28, 2006 at age 78. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Irene, children Sandra Meissner (Barry), Warren (Janet), Cyndy Nash (Doug), Pam Schultz (Reg Maier), Wanda Miller (Darren) and Clayton (Linda), special chosen daughter Nola Schultz (Dale), six grandchildren, brother Bill (Francis), sisters Emma Ryan, Lenora (Pat) Andreas and Diane Koroll, sister-in-law Christine Schultz. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday February 1, 2006 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg.

SCHULTZ - Robert Gerald of Strasbourg peacefully passed away September 1, 2008 at the age of 60. Predeceased by his father Jake. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Carol, 3 sons Kris (Sara), Terrence (Karla) and Nick (Jessica), 4 grandchildren Makayla, Carter, Leila and Jake, his mother Christine, brother Rodney and sister Linda, numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday September 6, 2008 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

SCHULZ - Dale Robert of Strasbourg passed away at the Pasqua Hospital on December 5, 2006 with family at his side after a very courageous battle with cancer. Dale was predeceased by his mother-in-law Hilda Riess. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Nola and children Corey (Leanne), Jennifer (Ryan) Fisher, Amanda (Chad Degelman) and Cole (Chantal Bissonnette), two beautiful granddaughters Rhae Fisher and Bree Schulz, his parents Rudy and Marlene Schulz, brother Victor Schulz (Kathy), sister Linda Markel (Dennis), father-in-law George Riess, brother-in-law Mike Riess (Lynn), sister-in-law Linda Bundus (Bob Klisowsky), numerous nieces and nephews. Dale's strong love for his family, his wonderful sense of humor, his respect, kindness, patience, generosity and compassion for all others was evident throughout his life. All who got to know him, grew to love him. Dale was cared for so lovingly by the angels of Unit 3B, Pasqua Hospital who gave his care over to the angels in heaven. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday December 9, 2006 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

SCHULZ - Margaret "Peggy", formerly of Bulyea and Strasbourg passed away peacefully on July 16, 2009 just 23 days short of her 95 birthday, at the Cupar and District Nursing Home with her daughters by her side. She was predeceased by her husband Bill, daughter Marjorie, her parents, brothers John, Alex, Jim, Bill and Don. She leaves to mourn her daughters Donna (Eddy) Rumpel of Earl Grey and Fran (Les) Vibert of Craik, 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. As per Peggy's request a Private Family Service will be held.

SCHULZ - Rudolf of Strasbourg passed away December 15, 2007 at the age of 77. Rudy was predeceased by his son Dale, 1 sister in infancy, 2 brothers David and Emmanuel. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Marlene of 49 years, son Victor (Kathy), daughter Linda (Dennis) Markel, daughter-in-law Nola Schulz, 8 grandchildren Corey (Leanne) Schulz and great granddaughter Bree, Jennifer (Ryan) Fisher and great granddaughter Rhae, Amanda Schulz (Chad), Cole Schulz (Chantal), Brooke and Avery Schulz, Dylan and Taylor Markel, 2 sisters Alvina Ruland and Mary Kelln, 2 brothers Alfred (Marlene) and Sieg (Gloria), 2 sisters-in-law Eileen Schulz and Lil Schulz, nieces, nephews and friends. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg. Memorial Service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg on Wednesday December 19, 2007 at 2 PM.

SCHWANDT - Harold "Hal" (Nov. 1, 1925 - April 14, 2002) born on the North West Quarter, of Section 18, Township 24, Range 21 West of the 2nd Medidian near Strasbourg, Saskatchewan, passed away peacefully at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Hal approaced everything in his life with zest and a sense of humour. While married and raising four children, Hal and Marie owned and managed the Royal Hotel in Strasbourg, and farmed the family homestead where he was born. A successful self-made businessman with a commitment to his community, Hal was a Charter member of the Strasbourg Lions Club, established the town Marching Band and spent many years involved in every aspect of local hockey. He carried with him a sense of adventure throughout his life as a private pilot, a motorcycle rider, a hunter, a fisherman and on many family trips to faraway places. Moving to Swift Current in 1985, Hal and Marie ran the Safari Motel. He became a member of the Rotarians and sat on the Chamber of Commerce. After moving to Saskatoon in 1992 he enjoyed the camaraderie and music as a member of the Chimo Chordsmen. Hal's focus and pride has always been his family. He fought his battle the way he approached life. Hal is predeceased by his father and mother, William and Louise Schwandt, his brothers Art and Ted Swan and his nephew Dennis Swan. He is survived by his loving wife Marie, sister Hertha McRae, brother Fred Swan, and his four children, Betty-Ann (Wade) of Saskatoon, Bill Schwandt (Janette) of Strasbourg, Doug Schwandt (Patricia) of Grande Prairie, Alta. and Gina Houghton-Larsen (Rick) of Chicago, Il. Immensley proud of his ten grandchildren ranging in age from 5 to 26 are Eric and Jayne Schwandt, Louise and Elizabeth Heggie, Rae, Paul, Lynn and Dane Schwandt, and Annie and Grace Houghton-Larsen. He is survived as well by numerous nieces and nephews of whom he was very fond. A celebration of Hal's life will be held Friday, April 19, 2002 at 1:00 P.M. at Saskatoon Funeral Home, 338 4th Ave. N., Saskatoon, SK.

SCHWANDT - Jennie Margaret (nee McNaughton) was born June 10, 1911 and passed away February 19, 2004 at the Regina General Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Hank, her parents Daniel and Mathilda McNaughton, her sister Cassie, her brothers Harold, Wes, Jim and Leigh. She leaves to mourn her daughters Marlene Ross, Stratford, Ont. and Donna Schwandt, Regina, and her sons Clint (Sheila) Schwandt and Don (Lorna) both of Langley, B.C., ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, daughters-in-law Aldeen Schwandt, Surrey, B.C., and Enid Metz, Marina Del Rey, CA., sisters-in-law Molly, Lucille and Mathilda McNaughton and Dorothy Gerrard, brothers-in-law Allen (Fay) Schwandt and James (Ann) Schwandt as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent Officiating.

SCOTT - Gladys (nee Moreside) born 1917 near Strasbourg, SK, succumbed to cancer March 15, 2001 at home in McMinnville, Oregon. Gladys family was the light of her life and she is mourned by all nine of her children, including daughter Judy McCuskee (Bruce) in Regina, 15 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents , two sisters Aneta and Florence, and her first husband Lee in 1962, she will be missed by her eldest brother in Regina, Roland (Eunice), brothers Lester (Gwyneth) and Ivan (Marge) and sister Hazel (Rex) in BC and many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service to be held March 25th in Oregon.

SCOTT - Mabel (nee Branscombe) Scott passed away on Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at the age of 100. Mabel was born in Strasbourg, SK. She was the oldest of seven children born to Gerald and Mary Branscombe. She is survived by her sons, Leslie (Frances) Scott and Ivan (Blanche) Scott; her sisters, Francis Brockman and Florence Revoy; her brother, Ken (Rose) Branscombe; her grandchildren, Dale (Kris) Scott, David (Roxanne) Scott, Teresa (Todd) Dewey, Tammy (Kris) Darch, Roberta (Bruce) Alton and Robbie Scott; as well as many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and nephews and nieces. Mabel was predeceased by her lifelong sweetheart, Ralph; her grandson, Murray Scott; brothers Harold Branscombe and Joe Branscombe; sister, Geraldine Diener; and nephews Gordon Branscombe and Blaine Branscombe. Mabel graduated normal school in 1930 and started her teaching career. She married her sweetheart, Ralph in 1938. They lived and worked in many places in Saskatchewan and British Columbia. They retired back in Nipawin in 1980 where they lived until Ralph passed away in 1994. She dedicated her entire life to serving her lord and saviour, Jesus Christ. She was an amazing example of what we should all aspire to be. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 23rd at 3:00 p.m. from Faith Alive Family Church, Saskatoon. Interment to follow on Sunday, October 24th at 2:00 p.m. at the Mabel Hill Cemetery in Nipawin, SK.

SEDGWICK - Myrtle Irene (nee Arnott) August 3, 1921 - October 29, 2010. Myrtle Irene Sedgwick was born on the family farm on August 3, 1921 to George and Emma Arnott. She attended Dunkeld School until Grade 9 and then worked for local families until she married John Sedgwick on May 14, 1940. They lived for a brief time in Govan before moving onto the Sedgwick homestead where they farmed for many years and raised a family of eight children. They moved into Strasbourg in 1993. Following John's death in 1994, Myrtle lived in her own home for the remainder of her years, despite her visual impairment. Myrtle was a very avid Saskatchewan Roughrider fan for many years. She enjoyed playing Scrabble with anyone who dared to take her on. Myrtle loved the garden and flowers in her yard and was an avid book reader who enjoyed the many talking books she received from the CNIB. She had a knack for remembering everyone's birthdays, anniversaries and other important dates. Her family and friends were a very large part of her life. She kept up with current events in the world as well as sharing family news. Myrtle is survived by: Les (Sophie), Shirley (Lester) Sondresen, Larry (Pat), Barb (Garry) Hoffart, Rick (Michelle), Kim Dawn; daughters-in-law Mary and Glenda, sister-in-law Emma Sedgwick; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by: husband John, sons George and Randy, sister Evelyn Sedgwick and brother Lloyd Arnott. A Memorial Service for Myrtle was held on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from Strasbourg United Church with Donna Rumpel officiating.

SEMINUK - Albert Adolf June 2, 1921 - February 13, 2006. It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of our dad, brother, uncle and friend at the age of 84 after a lengthy battle with lung disease. Albert was predeceased by his father John and mother Molly, brothers Clifford and Herbert and daughter Sharon. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Murray (Joanne) of Calgary, daughters Deborah (Denis Binette) Seminuk of Calgary, Bonnie (Ken) Behl of Regina, his siblings, Vivian (Fred) Huber, Charity Bohn, Francis Seminuk, Ted (Ardell) Seminuk, Doris (Frank) Wirll, sisters-in-law Fay Seminuk, Alice Seminuk, grandchildren Tyler, Lea, Garrett, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and special friends. Funeral services will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, Strasbourg on Friday, February 17, 2006 at 2:00 pm. Pastor Don Hansen officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

SEMINUK - Theodore "Ted" passed away peacefully at the Strasbourg last Mountain Pioneer Home on December 29, 2010 at the age of 80 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Ardell of 27 years, his sisters Vivian (Fred) Huber, Doris (Frank) Wirll, his nephew David (Darlene) Seminuk, and numerous other nieces, nephews and friends. A celebration of Teddy's life will be held at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 2020 Van Egmond Place, Regina, SK on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 2:00 PM. Special thanks to the staff of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg.

SEYMOUR - Mary Georgina (nee Wiebe) Retzer Seymour passed away peacefully on January 15, 2012 at Oliver Lodge in Saskatoon. She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband George Seymour, her four daughters, Bev Decker, Strasbourg, Sk., Donna (Bert) Mueller of Didsbury AB., Janie (Bill) Dickinson of Cranbrook B.C. and Connie (Tony) Antoniuk of Edmonton AB., 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren. The family of George Seymour, Stan, Leonard, and Judy along with their spouses and children. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 60 years, Rudolph Retzer in 2000, her daughter Ruffina Rasmussen in July 2011, and her son-in-law Ronald Decker in 2007. A celebration of Mary's life will be held at the Strasbourg Alliance Church in Strasbourg on Saturday January 21 at 2:00 p.m.

SHORE - Harold Samuel "Tubby" passed away peacefully at age 87 on Friday, August 28,2009 with his family by his side. Harold was born in Cupar, Saskatchewan on May 26, 1922. He is survived by his son, Terry Shore, and twins Stephanie Leishman (Michael) and Stephen Shore (Susan), grandchildren; Kelly, Riley, Randall, Treana (Ryan), Kevin, Alex, Olivia, Katelyn, Kennedy and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Lillian, father Robert, step-mother Mae, sister Muriel Harrington and her husband Ed, brother Ralph and his wife Hilda, brother Sanford, and Betty Shore. He joined the army, Yorkton Regiment, at age 17 and served in England, Africa, Italy and Holland. He was proud to be a Shriner and a Mason. He worked in the trucking industry in Regina and Saskatoon. Tubby retired from Superior Cartage to his dream acreage near Strasbourg. He loved his horse Thunder, and they took many memorable trail rides. Dad was privileged to go back to Holland for several war memorials. He took frequent trips with his family to Ireland to trace his roots and established a special bond with Violet and Bertie Rothwell. In his mind he was the world's best crib player, and wasn't bad at bridge either. He would also tell you he was the greatest Boston Bruin's fan and Bobby Orr was his hero. He never missed an opportunity to tell people that Eddie Shore was his cousin. Harold took great pride when he witnessed Eddie's induction to the Saskatchewan Sports hall of fame and when the town of Cupar renamed their sports complex to "Shore Recreational Park". A huge Rider fan, he saw their first Grey Cup win in 1966 in Vancouver. He moved back to Saskatoon in 2008 to be closer to his family. Harold's family would like to thank all his friends in Strasbourg for their love and support throughout the years. Thanks to all the staff at St. Paul's Hospital and Parkville Manor. The funeral will take place on Saturday, September 12th, 2:00PM at Norona, Lutheran Church near Strasbourg. A private family interment will follow in Saskatoon. E-mail condolences may be sent to mail@prairieviewchapel.com Arrangements are entrusted to Prairie View Chapel and Crematorium.

SILVERSIDES - W. H. "Bill" of Strasbourg passed away June 17, 2009 at the age of 79. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Grace, sons David (Cathy) and Gilbert (Susan), grandchildren Derek, Mandi, Kelli, Ryan and Lucy, sister Iris Kennedy, other relatives and friends. Bill will be remembered for his 40 years of his commitment to the Beaver Lumber at various locations Earl Grey, Kindersley, Strasbourg, Arcola and Swift Current. A Lunch will be held to Celebrate Bill's Life on Monday June 22, 2009 at 3 PM from the Strasbourg Wildlife Hall.

SKJERVEN - Donna Skjerven (1949 - 2013) passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013. She was predeceased by her mother and father Phyllis and Kelly; and her brother Doug. Donna is survived by her children Sherri (Scott), Shawn and Randy; grandsons Bryce and Blake; and her nieces and nephews. At mom's request, there will be No Funeral Service. She will be laid to rest in the Crescent Road Cemetery in Strasbourg, SK during a private interment.

SLATER - Bruce late of Strasbourg, SK. passed away on Friday, December 12, 2008 at the age of 46 years after a brief battle with cancer. Bruce will be lovingly remembered by his wife Sandra; daughter Tia; mother Celestine Shtuka; sisters Cindy (Kim) Anderson, Cory (Jim) Stewart; brothers Monty, Mark (Melissa) and Brent; as well as many other family and friends. Bruce's' focus was on his family. He enjoyed woodworking, photography and revitalizing the recently sequestered farm for retirement and family. A SERVICE TO REMEMBER Bruce's life will be held at Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, Regina, SK on Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 1:30 p.m.

SMALL - Bruce Clarke 1919 - 2007 The Book of Small Dad said I'm ready to meet my Maker, and they meet on Saturday January 27, 2007. We don't know how the meeting went. Dad could be quite opinionated. He was also the most gentle and generous of men. Bruce was a born caregiver and he always put others before himself a tiny flaw perhaps, but in his small way he was huge. He made the world a better and more interesting place. He had his opinions, however the world according to Bruce and traveling Dad's path of life was always a provocative experience. Throughout, he never stopped making us laugh. We all love you, Dad. Bruce was the son of Lester Meredith Small and Eva May Mapes of Strasbourg. His father ran the printing shop and newspaper, The Strasbourg Mountaineer, the organ of the valley east of Long Lake. He had a brother, Jack, and two sisters, Lois and Margaret. The family moved from Strasbourg to Regina in 1929 at the beginning of the Depression, when Bruce was 10 years old. He attended Central Collegiate and met the love of his life, Mabel Steen, when he stopped to pick up a slipper she had dropped. True to his nature, he was always helping people, both in small ways and large. Bruce married Mabel at the Knox United Church in Regina, June 6, 1942 He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force on the east coast during WWII as a radar technician. At the end of the war the Smalls moved to Saskatoon, where Bruce completed his degree in pharmacy. After graduation, Bruce opened Small's Pharmacy in Regina. Mabel and Bruce had one son, Bryan, born in 1947. In 1950, the Smalls moved to Toronto. Bruce worked for the very first Shoppers Drug Mart in Don Mills. He often worked two jobs to provide a good life for his wife and son, and he always put the well-being of others before himself. The Smalls moved to Vancouver in 1967, but when Mabel died in 1997, Bruce wanted to return to the places he loved best Strasbourg and Regina. Bruce lived in the Frontenac Apartments on Lorne Street, where he had delivered newspapers as a boy. In 2003, with his son Bryan, he bought the original Small family home in Strasbourg and the home where Bruce had been born. Bruce spent the last week of his life with his loved ones in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Regina General Hospital. The nurses and doctors there were as kind and caring as Bruce had been, and they made his last days in this world as pleasant as possible. Just as Bruce had done all his life, wherever and whenever he was needed.

SMITH - Arthur Styan of Strasbourg passed away August 16, 2004 at the age of 85 years. Predeceased by his wife Kay, siblings John (Emma), Gerald (Jess), Mary (Ken) Kennedy and Elinor (Jim) Gray. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters Lorna (Ken) Mackenzie, Sarah Coutts, William (Leah) Coutts and Stuart Coutts, two great grandchildren Kelsey and Lyndsey Desjarlais, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Friday August 20, 2004 at 2 PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Manasse Habonimana officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

SMITH - Augusta of Strasbourg born August 17, 1913 passed away November 4, 2006. Predeceased by her husband Harry. She will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday November 8, 2006 at 2 PM from Strasbourg Alliance Church.

SMITH - Harry H. of Strasbourg, born Mar 12, 1912 passed away July 14, 2003. Predeceased by his parents David and Margaret, brother Jack and sister Annie Sinclair. He leaves to mourn Augusta his loving wife of seventy years, children Marie Smith, Bill(Verna) Smith, Allan (Linda) Smith, Sharon (Bob) McGregor and Diane (Gerald) Stark, 12 Grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, sister ""Belle"" Brown, nieces, nephews and friends. A Service will be held at a later date.

SPELLISCY - William. On Tuesday, March 25, 2003, William "Bill" Spelliscy passed away in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 82 years. William was the son of J.D. and Matilda Spelliscy of Strasbourg, Sk. Predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children, Edith (Campbell) Spelliscy, special brother-in-law, Lloyd (Alex) Campbell, his brothers, Martin, Harry and Arnold, his sisters, Josephine Devlin and Kathryn McGrandles Eddy, Bill is survived by his wife, Helen Spelliscy and her children of Winnipeg, his daughter, Patricia (Jerry) Schwartz, Lunenburg, N.S., his sons, Bill (Audrey) of Creighton, SK and Dave (Vivian), Regina, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, and his sister, Margaret Lee, Regina, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Bill was a career member of the Canadian Armed Forces, serving in England during WWII and various postings throughout Canada and Germany until his retirement. A long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Catholic parishes of the communities in which he lived. Interment will take place on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Park, with Father Pedro Aldea celebrating the Rite of Christian Burial.

STRAUSS - Emil of Strasbourg passed away November 1, 2001 at the age of 95 years. Predeceased by his wife Hilda and all his siblings. He leaves to mourn one son Richard (Joyce), two daughters Doreen (Marvin) Miller, Dianne (Dennis) Kolybaba, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 3, 2001 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

STRAUSS - Joyce Evelyn (nee Rif) of Strasbourg peacefully passed away August 20, 2009 at the age of 64. She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons Lowell (Kerry) and Aaron, her father Ted (Teddie) Rif, two sisters Ruth (Larry) Smart and Donna (Virgil) Mielke and numerous other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her beloved husband Richard Strauss and her mother Martha Rif. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday August 25, 2009 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Hansen's Funeral Home, Strasbourg in care of arrangements.

STRAUSS - Richard Jacob Strauss (November 25, 1936 - October 27, 2008) peacefully slipped away to be with his Lord and Saviour, with his family at his side, on Monday, October 27, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is lovingly remembered by Joyce, his wife of 40 years, and his children, Lowell and his wife, Kerry, and Aaron. Richard is also survived by his sisters Doreen (Marvin) Miller and Diane (Dennis) Kolybaba, in-laws Ted and Teddie Rif, sisters-in-law Ruth (Larry) Smart and Donna (Virgil) Mielke as well as nephews, nieces and cousins. Richard was predeceased by his mother, Hilda and father Emil. Richard was born and raised in the Strasbourg district, farming there until his passing. It was the life he loved. A celebration of Richard's life was held on Friday, October 31, 2008 in the St. John Lutheran Church in Strasbourg with Rev. Don Hansen officiating, Rhonda de Hoop was the organist. Special music was provided by Kerry Hecker and the St. John Norrona Men's Group. Pallbearers were Mark Anderson, Allan Gorrill, Erwin Hack, Byron Johnson, Mark Johnson and Edward Youck. Interment was in the Crescent Road Cemetery with Hansen's Funeral Home handling the arrangements. Richard's memory will be cherished by all those who shared in his life.

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THOMPSON - Lynn G. (July 1, 1960 - January 11, 2012). It is with deep sadness we wish to announce the passing of our gentle soul Lynn. Lynn was predeceased by her grandparents & nephew Joel Thompson. She leaves to cherish her memory the love of her life Sidney Hillier, son Ryan Thompson (Tasha), parents Barb & Einar Thompson, sister Laurie Erickson (Dale), brother Darrell Thompson (Jackie), and numerous special nieces, nephews & friends. A celebration of Lynn's life will be held Friday January 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lower Strasbourg Memorial Hall, Strasbourg SK.

THOMPSON - Olive Naomi (nee Mulhall), late of Calgary, AB passed away May 21, 2012, at the age of 95 years. Ollie was predeceased by her father, William, her mother, Nora; her brother, Michael; her sister, Patricia; her husband, Wilbur and her great-grandchild, Bienah Odiaman. She is survived by her son, Ken (Suzanne Pelletier); her grandchildren: Daniel (Cindi), Michael (Patricia), Kendra Thompson, Leah Odiaman (Ben), David (Jana) and her great-grandchildren: Shelby Thompson, Joseph Thompson, Elijah Thompson and Kiyah Thompson. Ollie was born November 16, 1916 in Strasbourg to William and Nora Mulhall. In her younger years she lived in Balcarres, Yorkton, Estevan and Weyburn and trained as a psychiatric nurse at the Weyburn Mental Hospital. Always a lover of animals, she remembers her horse Ginger and her dogs Winki and Poco. Thanks is given to her caregivers at Wentworth Manor in Calgary where she resided the past ten years. A family graveside service for Ollie was held on Monday, May 28 from Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn with Rev. John Gardner, officiating.

THOMPSON - Sidney Russell, passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 14, 2000, at the age of 81 years. Sid was predeceased by his father John Edwin Thompson and his mother Lavena (Boyd) Thompson Ansley. Sidney is survived by his wife Margaret (Peg) (Hart), one daughter Janet (Doug Ballou) and two sons John (Gail) and Scott (Anita special friend), four grandchildren Colton and Mitchell Ballou, and Amanda and Angela Thompson. He is also survived by a brother Robert (Bunny) (Dorothy) Thompson, Surrey, B.C. and a sister Alma (Allan) Hildahl of Minot, N.D. and Pheonix, Arizona. Sid was born on the Strasbourg Mountain August 7, 1919. He started working at Imperial Oil then for the CPR as a switchman for 33 years. He then enjoyed retirement filling his time and days with farming, avid gardening: always sharing his produce with all, welding, he could basically fix and repair anything, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and playing with his grandchildren and his dogs, Callie and Jake. Everyone that knew Sid experienced his kindness and helpful hand. He truly lived his life to the fullest, right up to his last moment: riding his snowmobile. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 2360 2nd Ave. or the Allan Blair Cancer Centre, 4101 Dewdney Ave, S4T 1A5. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2000 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church at 1:00 p.m.with Pastor Craig Moeller officiating.

TINGEY - Barbara (nee Bowlker) McCuskee Tingey. Barbara passed away Sunday August 26th at the age of 96. Barbara is survived by her children, Lynn McCuskee and Bruce (Judy) McCuskee, granddaughter Sarah McCuskee, step-daughter Paula Tingey and many loving nieces and nephews. She was born in the Edenkillie School District near Strasbourg, the 4th of the Bowlker girls, and was an avid ball player and big help on the farm after the early death of her father. She worked for the Federal Government in Regina and married Herb McCuskee in 1942. They planned to have six children but after the birth of their twins, Bruce and Lynn, they decided two were enough. After Herb died suddenly in 1973 followed by the death of her 95-year old mother in 1976, Barbara adopted an independent life, taking great pride in her home, yard, and red 1968 Buick Wildcat. In 1982 she married Rev. Canon William Tingey, who had been a childhood sweetheart, and they enjoyed 12 years together until his death. In 1991 her granddaughter Sarah was born, giving her great joy and pride. Barbara was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #21 and St. Mary's Anglican Church, a lady of elegance and quick wit, a modest but talented 'kitchen bridge' player, and above all else, a fiercely loyal and protective mother. We will miss her greatly. Her family thanks her many friends and neighbours on Wascana Street who enabled her to live happily and independently in her home to the age of 96, the caring people at Marian Chateau, Drs. Lyster and Wildenboer and the nurses of wards 3D and 4A in the Pasqua Hospital who cared for her with compassion during the last week. Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at St Mary's Anglican Church, Montague and 15th Avenue with Rev. Allan Higgs officiating.

TRAVES — V. Iris (nee Miller). On Tuesday, June 7, 1988, V. Iris Traves, beloved wife of Gerald Traves, Fort Qu'Appelle, Sask., aged 57 years. A Memorial Service will be held in St. Andrew's United Church, Fort Qu'Ap­pelle, Sask., on Friday, June 10, 1988, at 2:00 p.m. Sharon Dreher, officiating. Cre­mation at Valley Crematorium, Wolseley. Predeceased by her father, James Miller. Besides her husband, Mrs. Traves is sur­vived by one daughter, Beverly (Eric) Ol­son, Winnipeg, Manitoba; one son, James (Heather), Saskatoon, Sask.; her mother, Mrs. Edith Miller, Strasbourg, Sask.; two sisters: Dorothy (Elwood) Hunsley, Tot­tenham, Ont., Beatrice (Walter) Young, Moose Jaw, Sask.; also survived by her nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Marilyn Cockwill, Fort Qu'Appelle, Sask.

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UHL - Allan Frank passed away peacefully September 19, 2004 at home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at the age of 55. Allan was born on March 25, 1949. He grew up in the Strasbourg area where he was very active in high school sports and for many years enjoyed curling in Bulyea and Strasbourg. More recently, he loved to play racquetball, curling and golf. Allan had special relationships with each of his three children, who he spoke about constantly and was a surrogate father to long-time family friend Brianna Kurz. His pride in each of them is well known among all who knew him. As a muchloved uncle, he had a special relationship with each of his nieces and nephews. Allan's career was varied, including Bank of Montreal, United Mobile Homes in Regina, Neonex in Calgary, and Triple C Imports in Calgary until he found his real passion, which was real estate, with Realty Executives. Allan was instrumental in the development of Luther Riverside Terrace in Saskatoon and Broadway Terrance in Regina. Allan was especially close to all the people of Resurrection Church, where he served on many different committees. He also was a long-time member of the LutherCare Community Board. Allan is survived by his three children, Trevor of Edmonton, Chris (Shanin) of Saskatoon, Kelsey of Vancouver and their mother, Carol Hansen of Saskatoon; his father, Frank (Evelyn) Uhl of Earl Grey; siblings, Jim (Maryann) of Ardrossan, Jeanne (Fred) Triffo of Regina, Larry (Sharon) of Uhl's Bay, Don (Trudy) of Strasbourg, JoAnne (Roy) Galloway of Halifax, Jackie (Wayne) Nagy of Regina, and Diane (Gerry) Oehler of Regina; and many nieces and nephews. Allan is also survived by his in-laws, Ole & Evelyn Hansen of Weyburn, Darlene (Brian) Molberg of Saskatoon, Brenda (Mike) Kaytor of Regina, Lorna (Jim) Evans of Calgary, Sherry (Tim) Rollins of Regina and Gary (Shawn) Hansen of Calgary, as well as many nieces and nephews. Allan was predeceased by his grandparents, John & Regina Ebenal, John & Caroline Uhl and his mother, Anne Uhl. In lieu of flowers, Allan's family would appreciate donations to Resurrection Lutheran Church, 310 Lenore Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7K 6Y1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 279 3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H8. The Funeral Service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 323 4th Avenue South, Saskatoon, SK on Monday, September 27, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Boyd Molder, Pastor Gene Grant, Pastor Clayton Beish. Interment to follow in Strasbourg Cemetery, Strasbourg, SK.

UHL - Edna (nee Riess) passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer with her family by her side on May 7, 2004 at Pasqua Hospital, Regina. Edna is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 58 years, Fred, five daughters Viola (Ross) Smith, Glenda (Rob) Loffler, Lorrie (Garnet) Andrews, Joselyn (Don) McEwen, Ardys (Edward) Hosh, and one son Garnet (Pam) Uhl, grandchildren Rick (Nicole) Smith, Noel (Kandis) and Terryll (Tammy) Loffler, Cristy and Collier (Maria) Anderson, Branden, Skylar and Cody Andrews, Donnelly (Jackie) and Harley (Aimee) McEwen, Alexis and Jared Hosh, and Karly Uhl, great-grandchildren Megan, Chelsea and Rilea Smith, Aries and Chase Loffler, Jaden, Keegan and Kieran Anderson, Belle and Hudson McEwen. Edna was born August 8th, 1927 the eldest daughter of Josef and Theresia Riess. She was predeceased by her parents, brothers Joseph, Jacob and Robert. She is survived by her siblings George (d. Hilda) Riess, Lawrence (Marion) Riess, Betty Sajtos, Anne (Leif) Nordal, June (d. Harold) Lang, Ruth (Charles) Mannix, Debbie (Verne) Ries; sister-in-law Jean and numerous nieces and nephews. Fred and Edna lived in the Strasbourg area near Last Mountain Lake until moving to Regina in 1973. Edna worked at the Regina Public Library until her retirement in 1987. She taught cake decorating, enjoyed quilt making and sewing, gardening, traveling with Fred in their motor home but her greatest joy was time spent with her children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her family and everyone who's life she touched. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the wonderful nursing staff on Pasqua Hospital 3D Ward for their warm and loving care of their mother.

UHL - Fred. Dad passed away peacefully at the wonderful age of 91 years, with his family by his side on Friday, July 2, 2010 at Pasqua Hospital, Regina. Dad has gone on to heaven to be with the love of his life, Edna, his wife of 58 years who passed away in May 2004. Left to celebrate his life are his daughters Viola (Ross) Smith, Glenda (Robert) Loffler, Lorrie (Garnet) Andrews, Joselyn (Don) McEwen, Ardys (Edward) Hosh; son Garnet (Bernie) Uhl; grandchildren Rick (Nicole) Smith, Noel (Kandis) Loffler, Terryll (Justine) Loffler, Cristy (Casey) Hartig, Collier (Maria) Anderson, Branden, Skylar and Cody Andrews, Donnelly (Jackie) McEwen, Harley (Aimee) McEwen, Alexis and Jared Hosh, Karly Uhl and Tory Robertson; and great grandchildren Megan, Chelsea and Rilea Smith, Aries and Chase Loffler, Jaden, Keegan and Kieran Anderson, McKenna Hartig, Riess and Jesse Anderson, Belle, Hudson and Duncan McEwen. He is also survived by siblings Frank (Evelyn) Uhl, Carl (Dorothy) Uhl, Elsie (late John) Bakken, Reinhold (Barb) Uhl, Eleanor (late Ingolf) Brevig, Wilf Uhl, Laura (Ted) Garvey, Erwin Uhl and Helen (Fred) Thalgott; brothers and sisters-in-law Agnes Uhl, Veryl Glendinning, George (late Hilda) Riess, Marion (late Lawrence) Riess, Betty (late Louis) Sajtos, Jean (late Robert) Riess, Anne and Leif Nordal, June (late Harold) Lang, Ruth and Charles Mannix and Debbie and Verne Ries; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Edna; parents; brothers John, Bill, Herman and Werner; and sister Bertha. Dad was born near Zehner, SK on February 16, 1919 to John and Caroline Uhl. Dad married our mom, Edna, on October 18, 1945 and lived in the Strasbourg area near Last Mountain Lake until moving to Regina in 1973. Dad worked for the Department of Natural Resources at Rowan's Ravine Prov. Park for many years and at Arco Automotive Remanufacturing in Regina until his retirement in 1979. After retirement he and Mom loved to travel in their motorhome, garden, make wine and beer and spend time with their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. After Mom's passing Dad moved into Davis Mews and created a whole new life for himself with his new surroundings and many great new friends. Dad's faith was very important to him as was his church, Christ Lutheran, and its pastors. He was an inspiration to all of his family for his love of life, sharp wit and keen sense of humour. Nothing was more important to him than his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him and by all who he inspired through his kindness, thoughtfulness and strength. Many thanks to Pastor Bob Leeson for your prayers and support during this difficult time. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 4825 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK on Tuesday July 6, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at a later date.

UHL - Reinhold was born February 12, 1929 in Strasbourg, SK, passed away May 16, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife Barb, children Michele (Steve) and Brian (Heather), grandchildren Shayne (Alyson), Kristina (Ty), Brendan (Nicole), Adam, Jenifer (Mitch) and Corbin, great-grandchildren Rayn, Emma, Ryley, Wyatt as well as brothers Frank, Wilf and Erwin and sister Elsie. He is predeceased by first wife, Eileen and second wife, Grace, his parents and numerous siblings. A family Interment will take place May 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Reinhold's Life at 11:00 a.m. at the Strasbourg town hall.

UNDERWOOD - Christina Matilda (nee Gordon), daughter of William and Elsie Gordon, and sister of Mabel, May, Violet, Daisy, Ivan, Hazel, Isabel, Emily and Albert, went to be with her Lord and Saviour on 20 August 2010 at the age of 87. Christina was born on 15 December 1922 in Kipling, SK. At eight years of age she and her family moved to the Nut Mountain District where she grew up and completed her formal education. As a young woman she moved to Alberta where she worked, through the war years, as a domestic. In 1950, she married Tom Underwood of Strasbourg, SK and fanned with him until 1985. Together they had four children: Edward (1953), Elsie (1954), Clayton (1956), and Cheryl (1959). As a result of Tom's failing health they moved into Strasbourg in 1993, where she looked after him until 1996. Tom then moved into the Last Mountain Pioneer home and Christina moved to a smaller home in Strasbourg. Eight years after Tom's death, and as a result of her failing health, Christina moved to Rosthern, SK, where she lived until her recent passing. As a young woman, Christina gave her heart and soul to Christ, profoundly impacting the rest of her life. She and Tom raised their children under the influence of Christian teaching and she supported the local and world church in every way that she could. Daily devotions and prayers for friends and family were a staple in her life. Family was the most important thing in her life and she often commented that the years spent raising her children were the happiest. She was legendary for knowing the birthdates and anniversaries of just about everyone she knew and would comment on the applicable ones every day. She kept a diary from a young age and this helped her keep events in their time and place. Mom was a hard working woman and was the driving force behind making the farm a success. Making a living on a half section required ingenuity, commitment and intensely hard work and mom was there through it all. She milked the cows, kept pigs and chickens, kept a garden, butchered, canned, made the meals, nursed us when we were ill, kept us in presentable clothing, handled the finances and somehow managed to keep house as well. Mom was a very social and hospitable person so having lots of people around was very important to her. She loved large family and community gatherings and was as involved as she could be in all of them. Her community involvement included time on the executive of the Strasbourg Bible Camp and helping Tom as the treasurer for the Strasbourg Brethren Assembly. For many years she was the Ravineside Correspondent for the Nokomis Times and took great pleasure in keeping us all informed and in print. Mom loved to travel and was able to visit friends and family from coast to coast. As a young woman she made a solo trip to Alaska and we heard many wonderful stories about that as we grew up. Christina will be remembered for her commitment to her family, her church, and her community. Her home was open to friends and strangers alike and it can be truly said that 'strangers were just friends she hadn't yet met.' Her energy, her enthusiasm for life and her love for family and friends endeared her to everyone.

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VAN MEER - Evelyn (nee Huber) Hubick Van Meer (May 5, 1932 - November 9, 2012). Evelyn passed away peacefully with family by her side. She was predeceased by her first husband John Hubick in 1974. Evelyn leaves to cherish her memory her husband Carl, plus 5 children, son Barry (Arlene) Hubick; daughters Bev (Doug) Campbell, Brenda (Dan) Kerth, Belinda (Clark) Jones, Bonnie (Rick) Wenaus; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A celebration of Evelyn's life will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg SK.

VELPEL - Frances (nee Bolt) long-time resident of the Last Mountain Pioneer Home in Strasbourg, SK, passed away at the age of 99 years on November 19, 2010. Frances was born December 14, 1910 at North Milton, PEl and came to Saskatchewan with her family in 1919. Her family lived in the Strasbourg area until 1934 when they moved to Spalding, SK. In 1948, Frances married Peter Velpel and returned to Strasbourg, where Peter was farming. They lived on the farm until 1969 when they retired and moved into the Town of Strasbourg. Frances remained in her home until 1998, when due to health problems, she moved into the Last Mountain Pioneer Home where she spent her remaining years. Frances will be lovingly remembered by her sons, George (Julie) Velpel of Pense, SK and Bob (Sharon) Velpel of Youbou, BC; grandson, Daniel (Natasha) and their daughter, Emma of Calgary, Alberta; sister-in-law, Betty Velpel of Winnipeg; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was predeceased by her loving husband Peter in 1984, her parents, George and Margaret Bolt; sisters Olive Bolt and Ethel (John) Kaminskas; brothers Lester Bolt and Chester Bolt. Funeral Service will be held Thursday Nov. 25, 2010 at 2 p.m from the Strasbourg United Church.

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WAGNER - Anna Marie (nee Bennefeld). Ann passed away peacefully on November 29, 2012 at the Regina General Hospital, at the age of 76 years. Ann was born on July 14, 1936. She was the only daughter to Mary Bennefeld and Joe Statler and sister to Mickey Statler. Ann grew up on the Bennefeld farm east of Strasbourg. She took her schooling in Strasbourg. Ann and her brother Mickey walked to school from the farm in the spring, summer, fall and winter. Ann was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church. In November of 1953 she married Martin Wagner. They raised their four children, Carol Schultz (late Robert Schultz), Deb Mysko (Pete), Wes (Brenda) and Lana Hilderman (Trent Johnson). Ann took pride in her home and mastering the art of becoming an excellent cook. Her renowned "Flapper Pie", cabbage rolls, apple strudel, lettuce and cream salad, roast beef and mashed potatoes, potato pancakes and sauerkraut were only a few of her specialties. Each one of these items was a favorite not only to family members, but to friends and relatives as well. Her kitchen was always ready for whoever came to visit and everyone was always welcome. At family meals Ann would sit at the bread board so there was room at the table for everyone else to sit. Ann worked at Strasbourg Shop Rite as a cashier and her customer service and care for each customer was a quality she displayed day in and day out. She loved her curling, playing cards and visiting with everyone she met. Her phone calls with family and friends were such an important part of her life. Ann never wanted to lose contact with people in her life that mattered to her. A phone call was more valuable than any gift she could have received. The daily 2:30 coffee with the group of ladies that were her support before and after Martin passed away in 2011 were very important people to her. They looked out for each other. The fun they had around the table was part of a routine she never missed. Ann was proud of her family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews and given the opportunity she would gladly tell you all about them. The one thing she did not want to talk about was her own health, but would comment "oh those golden years." Ann passed away suddenly following a heart attack and open heart surgery. Her family was by her side. In passing, Ann leaves to fondly cherish her memories: Carol (late Robert), Kris, Sara, Leila, Lincoln, Lennox, Terrence, Karla, Makayla, Carter, Nicholas, Jessica, Jake, Brooke and Sydney Schultz; Deb, Pete, Zak, Cole, Kaitlyn and Chelsey Mysko; Wes, Brenda, Lindsay and Lynden Wagner; Lana, Trent, Bethany, Tyler, Kylie, Greg and Corey Hilderman; brother Mickey (Louise) Statler; sister-in-law Catherine Fuller; brother-in-law Lawrence (Erma) Wagner; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Ann was predeceased by: her mother Mary Bennefeld, husband Martin Wagner and son-in-law Robert Schultz. Ann's family thanks everyone for the love and friendship given to their mother, the mom that "Lived, Laughed and Loved". Rest in Peace Mom

WAGNER - John of Strasbourg the third child of Christian and Katie passed away September 9, 2002 at the age of 86 years. Predeceased by his wife Molly, a brother and sister in infancy, two sisters Carrie Gessner and Molly Wittal, three brothers-in-law, one niece and nephew. He leaves to mourn five sisters Freda, Matilda, Olga, Catherine (Bob) and Ann (Maurice), two brothers Martin (Ann) and Lorne (Emile), three step children Janette, Darlene and Keith, many nieces and nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Friday September 13, 2002 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

WAGNER - Martin passed away peacefully at the age of 91. He leaves to cherish his memory, wife Anna Marie, daughters Carol Schultz, Deb Mysko (Pete), Lana Hilderman, son Wes (Brenda), 11 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. A celebration of Martin's life will be held August 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg SK.

WAGNER - Riley Donald "Slug Love" (April 12, 1986 - March 1, 2012). With great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Slug Love, our son, grandson, and friend. A celebration of Riley's life will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 2PM from the Strasbourg Memorial Hall, Strasbourg SK. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Lisle, Tammie (Terry); siblings Chawn (Cheryl), Quinn, Kyron; grandparents Don and Doreen, Ruth (George); plus numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

WARK - Denise (nee Holman). After a courageous 10 month battle with cancer, Denise peacefully passed away in the early hours on Monday, September 14, 2009 at the Regina Pasqua Hospital. A beautiful, wise and avid storyteller, she will be deeply missed by her beloved husband and soulmate, Tom (Bud); sons, Thomas John (TJ) and Tyson; daughter, True; mother, Shirley Holman; sister, Tanya Holman; grandpa, Allan Morcom; mother and father-in-law, Mary and Tom Wark; and numerous special family and friends. Denise was predeceased by her adored dad, Don Holman; much-loved grandparents, Ted and Jean Holman, and Solveig Morcom. Denise was 44 and her life was passionately devoted to her family and to giving of herself generously. Her loving spirit profoundly touched the lives of many with her unique talent to connect with others. Even in her passing, our cheerleader's presence is felt Rock on! Denise was born in Regina, SK on February 10, 1965 to Don and Shirley Holman. She grew up in Regina and graduated with a Certificate in Social Work and devoted herself in several facets of the profession. A tribute in memory of Denise will take place on Friday, September 18, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Eastside United Church, 3018 Doan Drive, Regina, SK. A burial will follow at Strasbourg Cemetery, Strasbourg, SK and lunch in Duval.

WEIMER - Emilie (nee Kelln). It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Emilie Weimer of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg, SK on Saturday, September 29, 2001. Predeceased by her husband Henry on September 4, 1997, she leaves to cherish her memory her sons Ivan (Helen) Weimer, Allan (Jean) Weimer, her daughter Annette (Glen) Hove, and grandchildren: Brent (Pam) Weimer, Darcy (Lana) Weimer, Darren (Callie) Weimer, Twyla (John) Weimer, Alanna (Tom) Roberts, Lisa (Michael) McIntosh, Trevor (Elizabeth) Hove, Carmen (Don) Wren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2001 at 2:00 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg, SK.

WEISBROD - Agnes "Aggie" of Strasbourg passed away April 12, 2006 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband Frank, her parents and three siblings. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Iris Miller, two sons; Emil (Carole) and Richard (Charlotte), 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, brothers; Joe (Nat), Carl (Noreen), Gus (Connie), Edwin (Joyce), sisters; Mary, Sophie and Doreen and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 2PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

WELLS - Marion (nee Henderson) Wells of Strasbourg passed away February 10, 2013. Marion, who was born in 1919 in Winlaw District, Gainsborough, was predeceased by daughter Donna and husband Wesley Wells. She is predeceased by five brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her son James (Elaine), grandchildren Teri (Michael) LeBrasceur, great-grandchildren Kennedi and Riley, grandchild Cameron (Sandy), great-grandchild Hayden; her son Douglas, and grandchild Wesley. She is survived by two sisters Fern Coey, Muriel (Joe) Markuson, and sister-in-law Bernice Henderson. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Strasbourg United Church, Saturday February 16 at 2:00 p.m. with Donna Rumpel presiding.

WILKER - Louise of Strasbourg passed away on March 1, 2008 at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Jacob and daughter Loretta Davey. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Vera Bourlon, Donna Wilker, Gary Wilker, Don Wilker and son-in-law Arnold (Anne) Davey, 16 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 2 P.M. from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

WILLS - Robert "Bob" was born on July 26, 1926 and passed away at Last Mountain Pioneer Home in Strasbourg, SK, on Sunday, September 13, 2009. Bob was born in Strasbourg and lived in the Duval district and went to Mount Hill School. Following school, he worked in the Duval and Strasbourg districts for farmers. In 1944 he went into the army and was discharged late in 1945. He went back to working for farmers in the summer and in the winter he went logging in north-western Ontario. In the 1960s he worked for Art Turney doing mechanics work and also went to SIAST and took a mechanics course. Some of his other jobs were working on construction in Regina and Moose Jaw. Bob was predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Emma, his brothers, Norman, Paul, William, Herbert and his sister Lily. He leaves to mourn his brother Gordon (Ruth) of Regina, nephew Darren of Toronto, niece April (Brent) of Regina and grand-niece Courtney and grand-nephew Ethan. A memorial service was held Saturday, September 19, 2009 at Crescent Road Cemetery. Interment followed.

WIRLL - Frank. After a courageous battle with cancer, it is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Frank Wirll on September 11, 2010. Pre-deceased by his parents Joseph & Elizabeth, brothers John, Art, Sieg (sister-in-law Dorothy). He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Doris of 58 years, Daughter Darlene (James), 2 sons Brian (Judy), and Joe (Anita), Brothers Bill (Ruby), Albert (Sandra), Sisters Mary (Bob) Dann, Irene (Harold) West, sisters-in-law Leona and Doris, 11 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. There will be a celebration of Frank's life on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 2 PM in the Strasbourg Memorial Hall Basement. Lois Munholland will be presiding over the celebration.

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YOUCK - Elmer Youck, LL.B. - April 22, 1938 to April 27, 2003. Elmer was born and raised in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan. He received his law degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 196l and joined the law firm McDougall Ready Hodges, where he worked until his retirement in 2000. He continued to practice part-time in Lumsden until his illness forced him to retire completely. In his years of practice, he served a term as secretary-treasurer of the Regina Bar Association, and a term on a committee of the Saskatchewan section of the Canadian Bar Association. It was, however, his dedication to his clients that set him apart in the profession he loved. In February 1965, Elmer became a charter member of the Downtowners Optimist Club of Regina. Thus started a life-long passion and dedication to community and youth service. His philosophy was that we are all responsible for our community and to give back what we take from it. He served as Club Secretary, Vice-President, and President, and chaired several committees in the Club, he served on various committees for the Alberta, Montana and Saskatchewan District of Optimist International, as well as being Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of the District, and served on numerous committees as well as being International Vice-President of the International Optimist organization. He was most proud of being a founding and long-serving member of the Canadian Optimist Foundation, an arm of the Optimist International Foundation. Elmer did not limit his community service to the Optimist Club. He served on the board of The Ranch Ehrlo Society and was a member of the senate of the Ranch. He was also on the board of the TD Bank Friends of the Environment, was on the board of the Tartan Curling Club, including a term as President, and was active in Ducks Unlimited in both Regina and Lumsden. Elmer had a love of the outdoors that began while growing up on the farm. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoying the time spent with his friends in the great outdoors. He loved spending time in his garden, or picking Saskatoon berries for Sunday morning pancakes. Elmer's compassion for his fellow man will be greatly missed. He was never too busy to stop and listen to people's problems or successes. He will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends at a memorial service at Christ Lutheran Church (4825 Dewdney Avenue) in Regina on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. The family has gratefully declined flowers in favour of donations to the Allan Blair Cancer Clinic at the Pasqua Hospital, 4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK, S4T 1A5, or the Optimist International Canadian Foundation, 4559 Boul Metropolitain Est., St. Leonard, Quebec, H1R 1Z4. Elmer is predeceased by his parents, Mary and Jacob Youck, brother-in-law, Peter Bey, and sister-in-law, Lynne Swallow. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his loving wife Lynn; his children, Andrea (Wayne) McCowan, James (Tracy) Youck, and Rosann (Jeff Giesbrecht) Youck; his grandchildren, Adam, Charlotte and Benjamin McCowan; his brothers, Albert, Gordon (Merle), and Edward (Ingrid) of Strasbourg, Alex (Margaret), David (Hilda), and Allan of Regina, Roy (Adeline) of Lloydminster, and Ted (Bernice) of Edmonton; his sisters, Pauline Youck of Strasbourg, Elsie (Odessa) Purdy of West Bend, B.C., and Lila (Ron) Sagness of Outlook; his brother-in-law Larry Swallow of Ajax, Ontario, and sister-in-law Georgia (Owen) Gottselig; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.

YOUCK - Merle Janice (nee Irwin) September 15, 1936 - November 27, 2014. Merle Janice Youck of Strasbourg, SK. passed away peacefully November 27, 2014. Merle is survived by her husband Gordon; children Deborah Stewart (Doug Peters) and Brenda Youck (Al Stark); four grandchildren James and Michael Stewart, Jeremy and Rebecca Stark all of Calgary, AB; her sister Arlene Dye (Jim) of Griffith, Indiana and brothers Henry (Deanna) Irwin of Macoun, SK. and Lawrence (Edna) Irwin of Estevan, SK.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews throughout the Prairies and British Columbia. She was predeceased by her parents Ina and Arthur Irwin and sister Sandra and brother-in-law Bill Ronchi. A celebration of Merle's life will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 4th at the St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg, SK.

YOUCK - Samuel of Strasbourg passed away May 4, 2008 at the age of 89. Predeceased by his son Raymond. He leaves to mourn his wife of 64 years Ordella, son Karl (Lorraine), daughter Linda (Edward) Schropp, 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, numerous other relatives and friends. Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Sunday May 11, 2008 at 2 P.M. in Crescent Road Cemetery, Strasbourg.

YOUNG - Beatrice Shirley (nee Miller). We mourn the sudden passing of Beatrice Young at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital on Monday, November 5, 2001. Born in Delisle, Saskatchewan on November 24, 1927. She married Walter (Whip) Young on July 10, 1948 and they lived their 53 years together in Moose Jaw. Bea was predeceased by her parents, Jim and Edith Miller; sister, Iris Traves; grandson, Colin Thompson; mother and father-in-law, Mary and Charles Young and brother-in-law, Clifford Young. She leaves her husband, Whip Young, children: Diane (Nick) VanderZande of Keewatin, Ontario, Barry (Diana) Young of Ottawa, Barbara (Ken) Thompson of Regina, Thomas (Maureen) Young of Moose Jaw; grandchildren: Malina and Matthew Thompson, Stephen and Jamie VanderZande, and Liam and Carlene Young, sister, Dorothy (Ellwood) Hunsley, sisters-in-law: Beth Young and May Young, brothers-in-law: Lloyd Young and Gerry Traves. Bea grew up in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan and trained as a teacher in Moose Jaw where she met Whip. She had a long and active volunteer life. Bea was involved with the Canadian Red Cross, Moose Jaw Branch, Zion United Church, Moose Jaw Presbytery, Ina Grafton Gage Home. She was a member of the Moose Jaw Chapter Good Sam Camping Club, Federal Superannuates Association, Post Office Heritage Club, and a supporter of Hillcrest Sports Centre. Bea enjoyed camping with her family and friends. Her biggest joy was her children and grandchildren and was happiest spending time with them. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be missed by her numerous friends and acquaintances. THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT ZION UNITED CHURCH, 423 MAIN ST. N., MOOSE JAW ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2001 AT 1:30 P.M. Reverend Dr. Bob Kimmerly and Linda Owens will officiate.

YOUNG - George Henry (December 12, 1923 - September 11, 2010). It is with deep sadness that we announce that George passed away after a short battle with cancer. George is survived by his loving family, wife Eileen; son Dale (Elaine, Sean, Trent); stepdaughters Sandra (Rick), Bonnie (Byron, Bailey, Brody, Brielle); siblings Margaret, Elsie and Henry. George was predeceased by his first wife Opal and his brothers Edward, Albert and Walter. A celebration of George's wonderful life will be held Wednesday, September 15th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at his home in Strasbourg.

YOUNG - Joanne (nee Hall). It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our angel, Joanne on Tuesday January 9, 2007 after a short illness. Born April 16, 1941 in Earl Grey. Joanne is predeceased by her first husband Gerald Young. She leaves to mourn her loving husband Peter Hofland, Joanne's children Terry (Loretta), Yvonne (Ken) and Eldon (Kim) and their children Darby-Leigh, Bailey and Hunter, her parents Doris and Leigh Hall, brother Stanley (Audrey), also mourning her loss are her stepchildren Linda (Joe), Al (Tammy) and Tina (Darcy), step grandchildren, as well as numerous family and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday January 13, 2007 at 1:30 PM from Strasbourg Memorial Hall.

YOUNG - Una (nee Annesley) November 18, 1921 - Mar 22, 2012. It is with great sadness that the family of Una Young announce her passing on March 22, 2012 at the age of 90. Una was predeceased by her parents Charles and Gertrude Annesley, her sisters Annie Mae Scott, Elma Faye, and brother Archie Annesley. Una was also predeceased by her eldest son Dale Young in 1998. Una leaves to mourn her daughter Darla of Thunder Bay, her son Derryl (Lilly) of Calgary, and daughter Dawnalee (Lyle) of White City. She is survived by the father of her children Russell Young of Cymric, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Thank-you to the staff at the Regina Lutheran Home 5th Ave N. for their care and compassion at this difficult time. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

YUNG - Alice (nee Klatt) of Strasbourg passed away July 6, 2008 at the age of 92. Predeceased by her husband Karl (Charlie), son-in-law Errol Dick, siblings Helen Retzer, Elroy Klatt and Lawrence Klatt. She leaves to mourn her children Ken (Delores), Marlene (Norman) Covey and Elain (Erwin) Hack, eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, brother Elmer Klatt, numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday July 10, 2008 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

YUNG - Mary Theresa "Tracy" (nee Klatt) of Last Mountain Pioneer Home, Strasbourg passed away quietly after a brief illness on November 18, 2000 at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by her parents Karl and Katherine Klatt, her husband Herman Yung, one brother Herman Klatt, one sister Matilda Lucke and son-in-law Reinhard Lissinna. She leaves to mourn two daughters Eileen Lissinna and Vera Houston (friend Ed Lesyshyn) both of Saskatoon, one son Edwin (Gwen) of Bulyea, eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, one sister Hannah Scherle of Strasbourg, sister-in-law Alice Yung and Julie McBurney, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The family wishes to thank the staff of Last Mountain Pioneer Home for the loving care over the last three years . Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2000 at 2 PM from St. John Lutheran Church, Strasbourg. Rev. Richard Schulz officiating. Interment: Crescent Road Cemetery.

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ZEALAND - Gerald Clement of Saskatoon and formerly of Strasbourg passed away May 1, 2001 at the age of 76 years. Predeceased by two sisters. He leaves to mourn Peggy his loving wife of 53 years, three sons Gordon, Don (Natalie), and Neil (Deborah), six grandchildren and one great granddaughter, two sisters Shirley (Jim) Outram and Madrid Van Houdt, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday May 5, 2001 at 1PM from Strasbourg United Church. Rev. Marjorie Kent officiating. Interment Crescent Road Cemetery.

ZORN - Allan Claude passed away peacefully at the age of 56 years old with his loving family around him. He was born at the Yorkton Union Hospital on December 3, 1949. Allan was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. The majority of his school years were spent in Strasbourg High from which he graduated in 1967. He spent one year in university at Lutheran College before he entered the work force. In 1969 Allan was employed by the federated CO-OP. With hard work and dedication Allan was promoted through the years from grocery packer when he started to Retail Food Supervisor when he took early retirement. Allan loved his work and developed many meaningful relationships with the people he worked with. He never missed a day of work. While manger of the CO-OP in Flin Flon, Manitoba Allan met and married Lindsay Williamson, together they were blessed with and raised two children, Brenda Lynne and Darren Allan. Allan loved his family and enjoyed them more then anyone can ever know. In 1974, Allan was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Allan fought a long hard battle against this disease because of his strength, determination and support of his family. He remained with his family at home until 1992. He was then cared for by the staff and doctors at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon. He was moved to Parkridge Centre in 1994 where he lived and was lovingly supported for twelve years. Despite the many hardships he endured because of this disease Allan maintained a positive outlook. Anyone who entered his room was greeted with a smile and a funny joke or story usually followed close behind. Allan loved the simple things, a good movie, any kind of food, especially chocolate cake, a great cup of coffee, all kinds of music, fishing, curling, golfing, a good party and especially a good argument. Allan maintained his faith and often looked to God for direction. Through the years Allan enjoyed many good relationships with health care staff, family, friends, and fellow residents. He will be missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew him. Allan was predeceased by his fatherin-law, Jack Williamson and infant grandson Coen. He leaves to celebrate his life, his wife of 31 years, Lindsay; his precious daughter, Brenda and her husband, Michael; their son and Al's beautiful grandson, Reese; his wonderful son, Darren and his girlfriend, Sarah; his loving parents, Claude and Nelda Zorn, and mother-in-law, Queenie Williamson; his brother, Bryce and his wife, Sylvia and their children, Aaron and Tara (Joey Lasko); his sister, Heather Gartner, her fiance, Lane Chesney and her two children, Aimee and Kayla; sister, Carolee, her husband, Lynton Evans and their children, Rebecca and Jordan; his brother, Michael and his wife, Julie; his sister-in-law, Louise and her husband, Willie Willerton and their children, Larry (Meagan), Kyla (Al) and his great niece, Keana; his sister-in-law, Karen and her husband, Wade Harper and their children, Paige and Erin; his sister-in-law, Kathleen and her husband, Eian McDonald and their children, Nicole, Amy, and Ashley; his brother-in-law, Billy, his wife, Donna and their children, Bill, Shaylene, Jake and Justine; his very special friend, Addie Pawlowski; his cousins, Jake and Janet Giesbrecht; Pastor Ward Stewart, Linda Horton and Pat Kauk from his church family; Aunty Marie Wegner who always made sure Al got to church and all his dedicated care givers at Parkridge Centre. Allan's body will be cremated and a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 5, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. from Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1405 31st Street West, Saskatoon, Sask. with Pastor Ward Stewart and Pastor Howard Ulmer officiating. Interment of the ashes will follow at a later date.



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