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SASKATCHEWAN - Moose Jaw - W.J. Jones & Son Funeral Home Obituaries - 1

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 24 March 2009, at 6:54 p.m.

ROBERT "BOB" AKINS
ROBERT (BOB) AKINS, born July 29, 1912 at the home farm near Hearne, Saskatchewan, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at Pioneer Lodge, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He was the eldest son of Edward and Mary Akins. Bob married Isabella “Bella” Brough of Tugaske on December 23, 1942. Bob farmed the homestead and was Postmaster in Hearne. He was a SGI insurance agent for many years. He served as an RM Counselor of Redburn #130 for twenty-three years. Bob was very active in the Masons, Scottish Rite, Shriners and Eastern Star. When Bob and Bella retired to Moose Jaw in 1983, they took up bowling, golfing, traveling, along with their many lodge activities. Predeceased by his sister, Mary Barney, brothers: Clifford, Gordon and Edgar, sisters-in-law, May Patterson, Lois Akins, Anna Mae Akins and Betty Brough, brothers-in-law: Gordon Watson, Con Healey, Les McCutcheon, Elmer Patterson, Slim Ferrara and Bill Melton. Bob is survived by his wife of 58 years, Bella Akins, sons: Barry (Ethel) Akins of Outlook, Dennis (Judy) Akins of Saskatoon, Keith (Eleanor) Akins of Hearne, daughters: Donna (Jack) Fines of Biggar, Joyce (Dent) Fines of Moose Jaw; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters: Marg Ferrara of Moose Jaw, Alice Melton of Vancouver, Pat Healey of Vancouver, Iris Watson of Avonlea; brother, Cec (Peg) Akins of Harris, sisters-in-law: Melva Aikens of Avonlea, Ruth Akins of Moose Jaw, Mabel Akins of Vancouver, Peggy McCutcheon of Rocanville, brother-in-law, Don Barney of Moose Jaw. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Reverend Des Patton will officiate. Memorialization will have taken place at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Avonlea. Donations in lieu of flowers to Shriners Children’s Hospital or to a charity of one’s choice. In living memory of Bob, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

BARBARA ALEXANDER
BARBARA ALEXANDER (nee LORENZ) of Moose Jaw, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2001 in local hospital after a short illness. Born at Raymore, Saskatchewan on November 9, 1914, she married Frank Alexander on January 19, 1932. The couple resided in Regina, Saskatchewan until 1939 then moved to Eyebrow, Saskatchewan, where they were in business and farmed until 1959. They then moved to Moose Jaw. They were blessed with five children. Barbara was a loving Mother and Grandmother and enjoyed nothing more than having her family around her. She was never too busy to listen or to offer help. She was predeceased by her loving husband Frank in 1987, her daughter Gladys and brother Frank. Barbara is survived by one daughter Irene (Bob); three sons: Ron (Vivian), Gerald (Jessie), Ken (Tina) as well as numerous grandchildren. The Funeral Service will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Thursday, February 8, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. Reverend John Carley will officiate. Interment will take place at Rosedale Cemetery. Memorials for the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2 would be appreciated.

DAVID ALEXANDER
MR. DAVID ALEXANDER of Avonlea, Saskatchewan, passed away on Thursday, March 8th, 2001 at the age of 78 years. David was born April 15th, 1922 on the family farm at Crystal Hill, Saskatchewan. After his return from the Army following the Second World War, he farmed in the Crystal Hill area until his retirement to Avonlea in 1985. He was a member of the Avonlea United Church, Avonlea-Rouleau Masonic Lodge, Avonlea Branch #236 Royal Canadian Legion and the Friendly Neighbour Drop-In Centre. Predeceased by his parents, Sam and Velma Alexander, wife, Elsie in 1978, daughter, Velma in 1949, two brothers, Robert and Wes, David is survived by children, Mary (Richard) Thomas of Weyburn, Neil (Ann) of Avonlea, Christine Ruth Alexander (Colin Anderson) of New Zealand and George of Avonlea, two sisters, Esther Alexander of Regina and Shirley (Gordon) Engstrom of Assiniboia, two brothers, Morley (Betty) of Regina Beach and John (Judy) of Saskatoon, grandchildren, David, Mike and Andy Thomas, Laura and Kirsty Anderson, sister-in-law, Phyllis Alexander of Pense as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, March 13th, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at the Avonlea United Church. Reverend Don Bater will officiate. Interment will take place Tuesday morning (10:00 a.m.) in Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw and those wishing to attend may meet at the main cemetery gates. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, March 12th, 7-9 p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Avonlea United Church, Avonlea Branch Palliser Regional Library, Avonlea and District First Responders or to a charity of your choice.

Mr. Lloyd Frederick Allcock
Mr. Lloyd Frederick Allcock of the Eastview District passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 22, 2001 at his farm. Lloyd was born September 21, 1924 and grew up on the family farm in the Eastview district. He attended Leamington School and Central Collegiate in Moose Jaw. He married Muriel (Wood) in 1953 and together they made their home on the farm. Lloyd had a true love for the land and the simple pleasures of life. One of his favorite activities was visiting with relatives, friends and neighbours, whether over a long coffee or by phone. Lloyd enjoyed exchanging, and on occasion, embellishing many stories and usually had pictures to share. Lloyd was very proud of his collection of cars, keeping them fully restored and in mint condition. He was very much a family man and his pride & joy were his two grandsons. Predeceased by his parents, Annie (Weir) and Fred Allcock, brothers, Oswald and Karl. Lloyd is survived by his wife, Muriel, son, Terry of Moose Jaw, daughter, Lori (Gordon) Knight of Grand Coulee, grandsons, Braden and Matthew, sister-in-law, Vera Wood of Vancouver, nephew Mike Cherry, daughter, Beth, and friend, Debra of Ganges, Salt Spring Island, niece, Marilyn Cherry (Frank Schnekenburger) of Sault Ste. Marie. Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 Athabasca Street East, Moose Jaw, Thursday December 27, 2001 at 1:30 pm. Dr. Bob Kimmerly will officiate. Cremation will follow. Visitation for family and friends Wednesday evening 7 – 8:30 pm. at W.J.Jones & Son Funeral Home. Memorials to the St. Andrew’s United Church , Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, S6H 4P2 or the Canadian Diabetes Association 104, 2301 Ave. C. North, Saskatoon , S7L 5Z5, would be appreciated. In living memory of Lloyd, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

BASIL ANDERSON
MR. ERICK ARVID (BASIL) ANDERSON passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2001 in Moose Jaw. Basil was born on the family farm near Spalding, Saskatchewan in 1923 and later lived in Melfort and in Moose Jaw. He was predeceased by his parents, three sisters and one brother. Basil is survived by three sisters: Laura Knight of Moose Jaw, Hazel Lamb of Tisdale, Esther Reid of Edmonton and one brother, Elmer (Audie) of Saskatoon. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 28th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Captain Norm Hamelin will officiate. Memorialization will take place in Rosedale Cemetery at a later time. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, May 27th, 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. In living memory of Basil, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

MICHAEL (MIKE) ANDREWS
MICHAEL ANTHONY (MIKE) ANDREWS of Providence Place , Moose Jaw , Saskatchewan , passed away Thursday, December 13, 2001 after a 25 year struggle with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 83 years. Mike and wife, Anne ran the Tugaske Hotel after working many years in Moose Jaw including several years at Branch #59, Royal Canadian Legion, Moose Jaw, then went on to operate the Central Butte Coffee Shoppe before returning to Moose Jaw and new careers. Mike was in the Canadian Army during World War II and had many, many friends through his association with the Legion over the years. He was predeceased by his parents, Anthony – 1951, Anna (Wozney) – 1958, his wife, Anne – 1993, an infant daughter, Michael – 1951, sister, Mary – 1923, brother, Casey – 1965, sister, Sophie – 1966, sister, Nell – 1990, sister, Veronica Vi (Foote) – 1990, brother, Gus – 1997 and sister, Julia – 1999. Mike leaves to mourn, daughter, Jo Ann Lindquist of Vernon, B.C., sons, Ron and Bob – both of Moose Jaw, sister, Rose McCombs of Weyburn, brother and friend, Steve (Evilynn), younger brother and pal, Joe (Shirley) of Colfax, Saskatchewan and baby sister, Vicky (Neil) Wallace of Weyburn. Dad loved children who helped keep him with the joy of children. He also leaves behind grandson, Carman (Debbie) Lindquist of Estevan, granddaughters, Terry Lindquist of Vernon , B.C. and Tracey (Xavier) Tremblay of Caronport district along with nine more special little ones who gave him great joy to be with whenever possible as well as many nephews and nieces and good friends. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 21, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E. , Moose Jaw . Reverend Frank Mitchell will officiate. Royal Canadian Legion Funeral Rites will be conducted at the chapel by Moose Jaw Branch #59. Interment will follow at the Sunset Cemetery , Moose Jaw . Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the Funeral Home. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Saskatchewan Division), 150 Albert St., Regina, Sask., S4R 2N2; the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, Branch #59, 268 High St. W., Moose Jaw, S6H 1S8 or to the Caron Legion Poppy Fund, Branch #55, Caron, Sask., S0H 0R0 would be greatly appreciated by the family. In living memory of Mike, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

FRED ANSELL
Mr. Frederick Vincent Harold Ansell passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 25, 2001 at Providence Place. Fred was predeceased by his wife, Velma of 62 years in December of 1996. Fred will be remembered by his daughter Beverley (Wally) and his two sons Ken (Beryl) and Dave (Dot). He was a caring grand dad to Janice (Greg), Jamie, Ken (Tracie), Jennifer (Dave), Todd (Kathy), Rod, Mac, and Dana and a great-grand dad to Gabriel, Emilie, Austin, Jonah, and Lucas. He touched may lives and his passing will also be deeply felt by numerous other relatives, friends and neighbors. Fred was born in England in 1909. He came to Moose Jaw with his parents, four sisters and one brother. He worked at British American Oil for thirty-seven years and the Saskatchewan Motor Club after retirement. In Fred’s leisure time, he enjoyed bike riding, bowling and fishing. Until the age of eighty-seven, Fred enjoyed pedal biking seven miles a day. He took great pride in his garden and spent many hours in his greenhouse. The family would like to thank Dr. Gass, Dr. Thorpe, and all the staff at Providence Place for giving Fred such excellent care. A special thank you to Carol Gregor for her kindness. In keeping with the wishes of our father and the family, there will be no funeral. Following cremation, a private family service will take place at a later date.

JOSE APARICIO
It is with saddened hearts the family of Jose Luis Aparicio announce his peaceful passing on Saturday, May 26, 2001 at Regina General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan, at the age of 47 years. Born on May 31, 1953 in Malaga, Spain, Jose came to Canada in August 1976. Upon his arrival Jose worked in construction, and later ran his own business. In 1987, Jose started working for C.P. Rail, where he was employed until his passing. He will be forever remembered by all who knew him. Predeceased by his parents, a brother and a nephew. Jose will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Allison, sons, Christobal and Marco, daughter, Cara and their mother, Diane Thul – all of Estevan, Saskatchewan; step-sons, Vance Setter of Moose Jaw, Troy (Jody) Setter of Moose Jaw and step-daughter, Darlene Setter of Lethbridge, Alberta; three brothers and four sisters and their spouses - all of Malaga, Spain; his grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law as well as numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and in Spain. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 1, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Della Ferguson will officiate. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 31, 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society, 223 Fairford St. E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 0E1 would be appreciated. In living memory of Jose, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

JOHN BARBER
John Kitchener Barber (Jack) passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2001, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 84 years. He was born on February 11, 1917 south of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Jack was predeceased by his mother and father (Mary and Harry Barber), two brothers, Leslie (Les) and Robert (Bob) and one sister, Margaret (Mag). He leaves to mourn his loss, Evelyn, his wife of 61 years, son Richard and daughter-in-law, Judith of Calgary, daughter, Nicole of Courtenay and only granddaughter, Cassandra Antoine of Courtenay. Also left to mourn Jack are brothers, Hector (Ruby) of Moose Jaw, Malcolm (Greta) of Saskatoon, Gordon (Monica) of Vernon, sister, Isabella Johnson of Moose Jaw; three sisters-in-law, Anna Smith, Gertie Barber and Agnes Barber – all of Moose Jaw; two brothers-in-law, James Hamill and John Symenuk – also of Moose Jaw, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jack served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. After the war he farmed south of Moose Jaw for thirty years. He also worked for the Moose Jaw Stockyard as a night foreman for ten years and then as a Brand Inspector for fifteen years. Jack was a natural athlete and played sports all his life. He played ball and golfed up until his 77th year. He was renowned for his sprinting during his younger years and loved to play hockey, bowling, fishing and horse shoes. Jack was an exceptionally kind man who loved children and animals and was always willing to help anyone in need. He was a member of the Baptist Church for many years and served as an elder. He retired from the farm in 1975 and lived in Moose Jaw until 1987 when he moved to Courtenay where he resided until his passing - The world has lost a good man. Funeral Services will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. Reverend Frank Mitchell will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. Donations to Glacierview Lodge in Jack’s memory would be greatly appreciated. In living memory of Jack, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

CLINTON BAUCK
Clinton Gary Bauck of Chaplin, Saskatchewan passed away suddenly on Friday, May 25, 2001 at the age of 35 years. He was born on September 29, 1965 at Central Butte, Saskatchewan to Gary and Donalda Bauck. Clint attended school and graduated in Chaplin. He attended SIAST for two years then worked at the Service Station in Chaplin. He later worked in Moose Jaw for Midas Muffler and General Electric Railcar Repair. Clint then transferred to Sardis, B.C. where he worked for Procor and then returned to Moose Jaw to work with General Electric Railcar until present. Predeceased by his mother, Donalda in 1975, his grandfather, Melvin in 1993, grandmother, Mary in 1995, great-grandparents, Robert Sr. and Nora Polley, great-grandma Biggs and great-grandma Doell. Clint is survived by his wife, Julie and their daughters, Robyn, Sarah and Tilynn, his Dad, Gary and Anne, his brother, Murray (Anita) (and their daughter, Brooke); Clara Bauck & Brad and Bonita Brenner (and their sons, Chris and Carson); step-sisters, Brenda (Scott) Bugg (and their children, Ryan and Kayla) and Rhonda (Mike) Korchinsky (and their children, Theoren and Raeanne); step-brother, Wade (Jane) Delmage (and their children, Madelynn and Jessie); brothers-in-law, Dave (Alma) Van der Raadt (and their children, Eriq, Kyle and Kala), Geof (Donna Lee) Heselton; parents-in-law, Ann (Bill) Heselton; father-in-law, Ron Ackerman; grandparents, Robert (Pearl) Polley and uncles, Jim (Doris) Bauck, Garth (Norma) Polley, Neil (Loreena) Polley and Keith (Wendy) Polley as well as numerous other cousins. Clint loved sports, especially curling, hunting, fishing, boating, golfing and was very active in the Chaplin Civic Centre. Clint loved his girls and all of their activities - his girls always came first. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chaplin Community Complex. Pastor Doug Shepherd will officiate. Interment will take place at the Chaplin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chaplin Civic Centre. In living memory of Clint, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley, Moose Jaw by Prairie Memorial Funeral Home.

GWEN BECK
Gwen Ann Beck (nee: Smith) of Moose Jaw, passed away on Wednesday February 14th, 2001 at the age of 49 years. Gwen was born August 23rd, 1951. She was an avid painter, enjoyed cross-stitching, crochet, and supporting all her families sporting events. Her grandson, Jordan James (J.J.) was the light and joy of her life and meant the world to her. She was a long time employee of the Golden Nugget Casino in Moose Jaw. Gwen was predeceased by her father, Jim Smith. Beloved mother of Paula (Todd) Hooper, and their children: Jordan and Damian; Pam (Cory Yamniuk); and Amanda (Tyler Rocheleau). She is also survived by her mother, Marie Smith of Mortlach; brothers and sisters: Ron (Flo); Dale (Jan); Diana (John); Dwight (Tracey); Earl (Bev); Rod (Tammie); Joanna (Todd); and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Gwen’s Life will be held at W.J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Monday February 19th, 2001 at 1:30 pm. Della Ferguson will officiate. Cremation with Memorialization at Prairie Memorial Columbarium at a later date. Memorials to the Renal Unit, Regina General Hospital 1440 - 14th Avenue, Regina, S4P 0W5, would be appreciated

PERCY H. BEILHARTZ
Mr. Percy Henry Beilhartz 95, of Moose Jaw, passed away peacefully on Friday September 14, 2001. Born in Otthon, Saskatchewan, Percy moved with his family to the Bateman district where he grew up and farmed until retiring to Moose Jaw in 1977. While farming Percy was an active member of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool and other community organizations. Predeceased by his parents, three brothers, Rudy, George, and Erwin and three sisters Anna, Hattie and Mary. Percy is survived by immediate nieces and nephews: Viola, Elizabeth, Beatrice, Elroy, Gordon, Ralph, Dianna, Brenda and Agnes as well as many other extended family. Following cremation a Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. at the St. Stephens United Church in Gravelbourg. In Memory of Percy Beilhartz a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

ESTHER BENRUD
Benrud: Mrs. Esther L. Benrud (From) of Moose Jaw and formerly of Outlook, Saskatchewan passed away on Friday February 2, 2001 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by her first husband, Joseph From, a son Leslie From, her second husband, Elmer Benrud, a son in law, Elmer Dell, two brothers and three sisters. Esther is survived by three sons: Lenard ( Millie) From - Caronport, John ( Rose Lee) From- Red Deer and David ( Ginny) From – Mesa, Arizona; two daughters, Joyce Dell – Wynyard and Mary ( Jerry) Stroup – Colfax, Washington, a daughter in law: Donna Mae From - Edmonton ; step daughter: Eunice Grunerud, twenty-six grandchildren and sixty-five great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephew. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday February 6, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E. Moose Jaw. Mr. Larry Ballantyne will officiate. Interment will take place on Wednesday February 7, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. at the Hillcrest Cemetery at Anerley Sk. Visitation for family and friends will be Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Gideon Memorial Bibles.

GREG BIDEN
It is with deep sadness we announce that GREGORY SPENCER BIDEN of Qualicum Beach, B.C. died suddenly at Red Deer Hospital, Red Deer, Alberta on Sunday, March 18th, 2001 at the age of 51 years. Greg grew up in Moose Jaw. Friends will remember him full of laughter and fun. Some will remember Greg for his ability to climb above the negative to enjoy life. They will understand his journey towards becoming a good person. His three children know him as their dear daddy who loved them with all his soul. Greg owned an acreage in B.C. and became an avid gardener. He worked as a landscaper and a painter in the region. He recently moved to Red Deer to work for a friend in the construction industry. He was an excellent salesman who could make a stranger feel like a friend. Greg loved music and would ask friends to play a song when thinking of him. Greg was predeceased by his mother, Marjorie in 1979. He is survived by his loving daughters, Melissa Biden (Vancouver, B.C.), Whitney and Rhiannon Biden (Qualicum Beach, B.C.), his former wife, Debbie Steininger (Qualicum Beach), his father, Mansell Biden (Moose Jaw), his sisters and brother; Gwelda Hales, (Ken) (Regina), Audrey and friend (Gary) (Victoria), Grant (Shelley) Biden (Moose Jaw), and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. A Memorial Service will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Saturday, April 7th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined, memorials to a charity of choice would be gratefully accepted.

TERRY BJOLVERUD
It is with great sadness the family of Terry Garth Bjolverud announce his sudden passing at Okotoks Alberta on May 28, 2001 at the age of 40 years. Terry received his education in Moose Jaw and worked in retail for several years. He then worked in industrial chimney construction with his father, Ken at Sheerness, Alberta for part of the season until taking motor mechanics at S.T.I. He took his apprenticeship at Eaves Toyota in Moose Jaw and worked there for several years before moving to Calgary, Alberta. Terry worked at Auto Experts until the time of his passing. He is predeceased by his father, Kenneth Bjolverud in March 2000. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Iola Bjolverud; sister, Gail McDonald; nephew, David Monteith; and friend, Bob McDonald – all of Moose Jaw. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held at a later date. Reverend John Carley will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 2702 12 Avenue, Regina, S4T 1J2, or the charity choice. In living memory of Terry, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W.J.Jones & Son Funeral Home.

FRANK BLANCHARD
FRANKLIN (FRANK) VICTOR BLANCHARD, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2001, at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital, with his family by his side. Born November 27, 1932 in Moose Jaw, he farmed and ranched in the Mayberry district most of his life. Frank was predeceased by his father, Arthur in 1945, by his mother, Alice and brother, Jim in 1983 and great-niece, Leanne in 1981. He will be sadly missed and forever remembered by his sister, Edna (Earl) Boan, brothers: George (Nan) Blanchard and Gerald (Terry) Blanchard; special nieces : Eunice (Don) Purington, Barb (Al) Pilsner, Pauline (Ray) Lavallee, Darlene Blanchard, Brenda Boan (Gary), Lawana (Laurie) Adie and Bonnie Kirk; special nephews: Garry (Veronica) Blanchard, Russel (Myrna) Blanchard, David (Dianna) Blanchard, Dale Boan (Annette), Terry Boan (Sue), Fred (Rose) Kozar and numerous great and great-great-nieces and nephews. The family were very special to Frank and he always enjoyed family gatherings. Funeral Services will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Thursday, October 25, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. Della Ferguson will officiate. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foundation for Moose Jaw Union Hospital, 455 Fairford St. E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 1H3 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1061, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P8 In living memory of Frank, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

CORA BOEVERS
CORA EILEEN BOEVERS (BYE), passed away on Monday, May 7th, 2001 at the age of 88 years. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario on May 22nd, 1912. Cora came to Eyebrow when she was three years old, then moved to Moose Jaw. She worked in the Moose Jaw Steam Laundry. Cora married Herman on November 28th, 1930 and moved to the farm on the Pole Trail, south of Moose Jaw where the 15 Wing Air Port is. The couple moved to the Rowletta district in 1942 then to the Grayburn area in 1946. In 1947 they finally bought there own farm in the Tuxford area known as the Clinton area and farmed there for twenty years and made there home in Moose Jaw. Cora and Herman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1980. Mom was formerly a Zion United Church member. She joined the X.Y.Z. Club in 1975 and was a life time member. She enjoyed the club and all her friends that she made there. She moved from her home into Victoria Towers, then to Chez Nous for several years. Cora then made her home in Extendicare in January 2000. Cora was predeceased by her husband, Herman in 1981, one brother, Bruce in 1923 and her parents, Allan and Nora Bye. Cora leaves to mourn her passing, her daughter, Marjorie (Chub) Nicolle, son, Ernest, brother, Gordon - all of Moose Jaw and her grandson, Douglas (Jeannette) Nicolle of the Buffalo Pound Lake district. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 9th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Linda Owens will officiate, assisted by Larry Hasmatali. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorials for Extendicare, 1151 Coteau St. W., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 5G5 or to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. In living memory of Cora Eileen Boevers, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

THOMAS BOOTHMAN
MR. THOMAS (TOM) ALLAN BOOTHMAN of Moose Jaw, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 13, 2001 at the age of 65 years. He was born November 30, 1935 in Briercrest. In 1966, Tom went to work for the PFRA, employed in Moose Jaw and Swift Current. He took early retirement in 1991 and ran his own business, TAB Enterprises until 1999. Tom’s memory will live on in the beautiful carpentry work he crafted with pride. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Dorothy; his five brothers: Jack, Brian, Ted, Jim and Larry; three sisters: Daisy, Ruby and Hazel and brother-in-law, Clarence Horsnall. Tom will be forever missed by his wife, Donna of Moose Jaw; two daughters: Tami (Ivan) of Moose Jaw and Lori of Moose Jaw, son, Greg of Regina and his three grandchildren, Chris and Stephanie Calfas and London Boothman. Tom will be lovingly remembered by his sisters: Wilda of Moose Jaw and Doreen (Ray) of British Columbia; sisters-in-law, Shirley, Lil and Lois all of Moose Jaw, Bernice of Regina and Marlene Horsnall of Cranbrook; brothers-in-law: Ron (Sally) Horsnall and Wayne (Doreen) Horsnall as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Pastor Doug Shepherd will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday evening (Oct. 16) 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2 or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Saskatchewan Division, 150 Albert Street, Regina, Sask., S4R 2N2. In living memory of Tom, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

ANNETTE BOUCHER
It is with great sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of ANNETTE ROSANNE BOUCHER. Annette passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 28, 2001 at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital. She was born November 6, 1915 in Montreal, Quebec and married Gerry Boucher July 29, 1949. Annette had a grocery store in Montreal from 1950 to 1967. She came west in 1967 and worked at Joyners for ten years. Annette was a caregiver. When her mother came west in 1967 to live with Annette and Gerry, she cared for her until her passing in 1968. She was predeceased by her father in 1948. Annette leaves to mourn her husband of 51 years, Gerry, one half sister, Blanche Rivet of Montreal, one sister-in-law, Carmelle Roberge of Montreal and many cousins. The Funeral Services will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Saturday, March 3, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. Stephanie Molloy will officiate. A Prayer Service will be held at the Chapel Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. Cremation will follow and private memorialization will be held at the Prairie Memorial Columbarium at a later date. Memorials for the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2 would be appreciated.

MARY BRADLEY
MRS. D. MARY BRADLEY (nee Henderson ), passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2001. She was born, raised and educated in Moose Jaw. She was a cashier at Safeway and later at Eaton’s. After marrying Lindsay Bradley the couple moved to Estevan, Saskatchewan where they raised their two children. Twenty years later they returned to Moose Jaw where she has resided ever since. She was a Life Member of Zion U.C.W. (Fidelis Group) and later became a member of Minto United Church. Predeceased by her parents, husband, Lindsay in 1979 and sister, Margaret. She is survived by her son, Howard (Janie) of Sylvan Lake, Alta. and daughter, Bonnie (Bill) Mitchell of Ottawa, grandchildren: Carolyn, Melanie, Rob, Melanie, Katherine, Alison, Rob and Carmen and six great-grandchildren, sister, Anne Berezuk of Calgary, Alta., sisters and brothers-in-law and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Saturday, September 1, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Gary Johnson will officiate. Memorialization will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 223 Fairford St. E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 0E1 would be appreciated. In living memory of Mary, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

MARGARET BREHM
Mrs. Margaret Juliana Brehm passed away at Regency Manor, Central Butte on Friday March 30th, 2001 at the age of 90 years. Born at Central Butte in 1911, Margaret later married Frank James Brehm and the couple farmed in the Rouleau district until 1957 when they then moved to Wadena. Margaret moved to Central Butte in 1992 to reside at Regency Manor. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Katherine Berger, her husband Frank in 1986 and a son Albert; two sisters, Barbara Baldwin and Helen Morrissey and a brother Frank, she is survived by three sons, James (Constance) – Regina, Dennis (Sharon) – Ottawa and Ronald (Sharon) – Winnipeg, one daughter Helen (Donald) Steele – Charlottetown, her brothers and sisters, Joseph, Katie Coutts, Paul (Lucille), and George, all of Central Butte, Albert (Sheila) – Moose Jaw, Mary Campbell – Central Butte, Eva Cantrell - Denver, and Anna (John) Nickel – Moose Jaw as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Prayer Services will be held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Central Butte Tuesday evening (April 3rd) at 7:30pm. with Reverend Sister Theresa Frey presiding. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church on Wednesday April 4th, 2001 at 10:00am. Reverend Father Steve Ripplinger will be the Mass Celebrant. Interment will be made at the family plot in the Wadena Cemetery with Reverend Father Dennis Phaneuf officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined, memorials for a charity of choice would be appreciated. In living memory of Margaret Juliana Brehm, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland, Moose Jaw by Prairie Memorial Funeral Home, Chaplin/Herbert.

ADELARD BRIN
Brin, Adelard: It is with deep sorrow that Adelard’s family announces his passing on Friday, July 6, 2001, after a short illness. He is sadly missed by his wife and best friend of 48 years, Kathleen; daughters: Debra and her son, Sheldon; Brenda (Lyle) and her son, Cory; sons: Dale (Linda) and their children: Rachelle, Scott, Julia, and Cathy; Joe (Wendy) and their son, Logan. Also surviving are his sister, Cecile Gaucher; brothers, Alfred; Leonard (Anne); and Edgar (Sandra) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Charles-Emile and Rosilda (Desnoyers) Brin; sister, Simone Wirges; and brothers: O’Neil, Merle, Archie, Eugene, Ovide, Lawrence, Alphonse, and Hubert. Adelard was educated at Coderre before enlisting in the Canadian Army and serving in Europe in World War II with the Signal Corps. After repatriation he pursued what became a lifetime passion for farming and livestock. Adelard will be fondly remembered by all who knew him for his sense of humour and his love for socializing. He enjoyed a good game of crib or scrabble with whoever was up to the challenge. Most of all he enjoyed time spent with his family and his special dog, Coco. Following cremation, A Service of Remembrance will be held at the W.J.Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Tuesday July 10, 2001 at 1:30 pm. Reverend Ian Payne will officiate. Royal Canadian Legion Funeral Rites will be conducted by Rosco Steele, Moose Jaw Branch #59. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Saskatchewan Kinsmen Telemiracle Foundation, would be appreciated. In consideration of allergies, the family request that guests please refrain from wearing scented products. In living memory of Adelard, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

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