MRS. MARJORIE EVA EDWARDS of Capilano Court passed away in the Moose Jaw Union Hospital on Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the age of 83 years. She was born in Winnipeg, June 9, 1918 to parents Charles and Eva Winemark. Throughout her younger years she lived with her parents in Calgary and Toronto before settling in Moose Jaw. There she met and married Bill Edwards on November 22, 1941. She worked at Peacock High School and later at the ABC Day Care. She was a longtime active member of St. Andrew’s United Church and had a Life Membership in the U.C.W. being in the Phoenix Group. Marjorie was predeceased by her husband, Bill in 1993; her parents, Charles and Eva; her sister, Hazel and her brother, Edward (Buster). She will be greatly missed by her three children, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Son, Bill (Gloria): Chad and Mark of Regina and Jason of Calgary; daughter, Marjorie Anne (Pleun) Notenboom of Penticton, B.C.: Coby (Dave) Tschanz and Julia of Victoria; Len (Cheryl) of Calgary and Dave in Grande Prairie; daughter, Barbara (Les) Rogers of St. Albert, Penny (Guy) VanBeukenhout and Dawson and Cassandra of Regina, Vicky of Saskatoon and Tim from Edmonton. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Monday, December 3, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Peter J. Calhoun and C. Lind Barbour will officiate. Memorialization of cremated remains will take place at Prairie Memorial Columbarium, Rosedale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials for the Canadian Arthritis Society, 110-2550-12th Ave., Regina, Sask., S4P 3X1 or to the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2. In living memory of Marjorie, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
DOUGLAS MURRAY ENGLISH of Moose Jaw and formerly of Hearne/Avonlea, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 25th, 2001. Doug is predeceased by his parents, Clara and Okel English of Hearne, Saskatchewan. He is survived by his wife, Catharine, son, Doug (Angie) and their boys, Chris and Chad - all of Regina, daughter, Pat (Julian) Chinski and their boys, Jarrod, Shane and Brent - all of Weyburn, and daughter, Laurie (Guy) Renaud and their children, Sara and Johnny - all of Moose Jaw, a brother, Bob (May) of Moose Jaw and a sister, Ione (Tony) Wagner of Maple Ridge, B.C. Doug was born January 7, 1931 at Rouleau, Saskatchewan. He was raised in the Hearne district, later farming in the area. Doug and Cathy lived in Avonlea for many years and moved into Moose Jaw in 1975. Besides farming, Doug worked for many years for Digicon Oil out of Calgary and Houston. His work took him to many places in Canada and abroad, always returning with souveniers for the kids and lots of pictures and stories for friends and family. He was a quiet, kind and honest man, going out of his way to help in whatever way he could. Respecting Doug’s wishes, there will be no funeral, friends and family will gather for a graveside service at the Sunset Cemetery on Wednesday, March 28th, 2001 at 1:30p.m. Those wishing to attend may meet at the Sunset Cemetery entrance at 1:25p.m. Following the cemetery service, family and friends will gather at the Eagles Club Hall for a time of fellowship and further reflection. Flowers are most gratefully declined. If friends so desire, donations can be made to the Moose Jaw Humane Society, 1755 Stadacona St. W., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 7K7 or to the charity of your choice.
MRS. DOROTHY M. ENO (Sharpe), of Moose Jaw, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2001 at the age of 90 years. Dorothy was born in Moose Jaw on December 23, 1910. She attended King George Public School, Central Collegiate and the Moose Jaw Normal School. Upon completion of her teacher training, Dorothy taught in Vanguard, Rutherford, Davey and later on in Moose Jaw. In 1938 Dorothy married Everett Eno. They were blessed with two daughters, Gail and Linda. Dorothy’s family was always of utmost importance to her and she dearly loved her frequent trips to visit her daughters and their families in Edmonton and Coquitlam. Throughout her life Dorothy was a very active member of St. Andrew’s United Church. At different times she was Superintendent of the Kindergarten Sunday School, leader of various girls’ groups as well as being a member of Club XVI and the U.C.W. Dorothy was incredibly active and independent. Her zest for life never seemed to falter. She was always trying something new whether it be traveling, lawn bowling, golfing, oil painting, china painting or knitting. Right up to the end she maintained her membership in Canadian Club and the Superannuated Teachers’ Group. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Everett, her parents, Margaret and John Sharpe, her brother, Norm and her sisters, Betty and Lil. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Vi, of Toronto, her daughter, Gail Bartoshewski, her son-in-law, Syl of Edmonton, her daughter, Linda Wedel of Coquitlam, four grandchildren: Shannon and Shawn Bartoshewski, Kurt and Kelly Wedel and her two great-grandchildren, Christopher Goeres and Neo Gleason as well as by many nieces and nephews and her many dear friends from throughout the years. The Funeral Service will be held in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Thursday, October 25, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. Reverend Peter J. Calhoun will officiate. Cremation will take place with memorialization in the Prairie Memorial Columbarium at a later time. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to express their sympathy may donate to the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2. In living memory of Dorothy, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
The passing of MISS FAY FARLEY of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan occurred suddenly on Monday, April 23rd, 2001 at Providence Place at the age of 85 years. Fay was born in Moose Jaw to Walter and Mabel Farley on July 6th, 1915. She lived her entire life in Moose Jaw. Fay attended William Grayson School and Moose Jaw Technical High School. She worked many years at the Moose Jaw Bowling Centre, both on High Street and Caribou Street. Fay retired from the Bowling Center in 1980. She spent many hours crocheting, doing crossword puzzles, playing cards, and according to her nephew, Jeremy, could have been a T.V. quiz show champion. Fay spent endless Christmas Eves on her hands and knees putting together trains, dollhouses and all other toys, making sure they were always ready for Christmas morning. She always enjoyed visiting with family and friends and was a devoted Toronto Blue Jays fan. Fay was a wonderful loving sister and aunt and we will miss her dearly. She is survived by her loving sister, Shirley Payne of Moose Jaw, two nephews: Bob (Marilyn) Graham of Mission, B.C., and Lee (Lynn) Payne of Moose Jaw, one niece, Tracie (Bob) Clothier of Rosetown and great-nieces and nephews: Mark (Anne), Dawn (Rob), Jeremy, Kelli, Ross, Jamie, Sarah, Nicolas, Samantha and Brittany. She was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Mabel, one sister, Margaret Graham, niece, Sharon and two brothers-in-law, Archie Graham and Mel Payne. Graveside Services were held on Thursday, April 26th, 2001 in Rosedale Cemetery, conducted by Linda Owens. In living memory of Fay Farley, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
NORMAN JOSEPH FENTY passed away on Friday, May 18th, 2001 at the Forest Grove Care Centre, Forest Lawn – Calgary, Alberta. Born September 13th, 1930, at Kelstern, Saskatchewan, son of the late James and Adella Fenty. Norman is predeceased by brothers: James Fenty of Vancouver, and John Fenty of Hanley, Saskatchewan and sister, Pearl Stewart of Central Butte, Saskatchewan. He is survived by sisters: Violet Knelsen of Moose Jaw, and Adella Sajiw of Vancouver and brother, Harold Fenty of Moose Jaw and a special friend of the family, Loraine Vass of Calgary. Norman will be cremated with burial of cremains at the family plot in Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. At Norman’s request, there will be no funeral services. Norman will be dearly missed by all. Memorials may be directed to the charity of donor’s choice. In living memory of Norman, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home
WELLINGTON EDWARD FERGUSON of Moose Jaw, passed away quietly on Wednesday, June 27, 2001 He was born in Peterborough, Ontario August 28, 1916 and served with the CAF from 1943 to 1946. As many people did in those early years, Wellington led a colorful life and with a diversity of employment, worked hard to provide for his family. He was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Predeceased by his first wife, Jean, second wife, Florence and two sons: Donald and Richard. Wellington will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Michael and Kerri Ferguson of Edmonton, Alberta, Susan and Doug MacLean of Black Creek, B.C., daughter-in-law, Penny Ferguson of Moose Jaw, great-grandchildren: Tara and Samantha Ferguson, Julia MacLean and numerous relations in Ontario. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Reverend Ian Payne will officiate. Royal Canadian Legion Funeral Rites will be conducted by D.M. Smoky Hoover of Moose Jaw Branch #59. Interment will follow in the Veterans Section, Rosedale Cemetery. In living memory of Wellington, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
EUPHEMIA FITZSIMMONS (nee Watson), passed away Saturday, July 28, 2001 at the age of 82 years. Born August 7, 1918 on the family farm at Cardross to Christopher and Katherine Watson. Pheme later worked for Dr. & Mrs. Gordon Young at their home on Langdon Crescent in Moose Jaw as well as for the Ken Doraty family just next door. She worked as a seamstress for local dry cleaners, in the alteration department for Eatons Ladies Department and Joyners in the late 1940’s. Pheme enjoyed a good laugh, music, dancing, animals - especially dogs, her family and grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Sarah and brother-in-law, Eugene Garrioch and will be sadly missed by her husband, Kingston of 47 years, sons, Dennis (Elaine) of Medicine Hat and Don of Moose Jaw, grandchildren, Alissa and Tina, brothers, Reg (Audrey) Watson, Allan (Marge) Watson and Duncan (Pat) Watson – all of Moose Jaw. The Funeral Service will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Wednesday, August 1, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. Reverend Dr. Bob Kimmerly will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday (July 31st) 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorials for the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2 would be gratefully accepted. In living memory of Pheme, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
WILLIAM (Bill) FOLGIZAN
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of WILLIAM STEVE (BILL) FOLGIZAN on Sunday, February 18th, 2001. Bill was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on May 3rd, 1932. Bill’s greatest passions were his family and his work. At his 65th birthday party, the joke was that he would never retire because he was having too much fun and where would he go between coffee breaks? His newly found passion was buying and selling cattle and trips to the ranch. Bill was very involved with his work and the insurance business for which he received numerous awards. He was predeceased by his parents, Steve and Katherine Folgizan, wife, Theresa, son, Gregory, brother-in-law, Walter Stadnyk and mother-in-law, Anne Michaels. Beloved husband of Anita, father of Teresa-Marie (Doug) Mintenko and their children, Derek, Jered and Carlie of Moose Jaw, Vincent (Ruth) Folgizan and their son, Aemil of Vancouver, Christopher (Lee Anne) Folgizan of Regina, Scott (Jana) Wilcox of Saskatoon and Glen Wilcox (Wendy Malanchen) of Edmonton. Bill is also survived by his sister, Francis Stadnyk of Carberry, Manitoba, parents-in-law, Aemil Michaels of Portage la Prairie and Marge King of Moose Jaw, Leo (Eva) King of Paddockwood, Sask., sisters-in-law, Alvera (Ray) Marsh of Saskatoon and Leona King of Moose Jaw as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and his “family” at Folgizan Agencies. The Funeral Service will be held at the Hillcrest Apostolic Church, 1550 Main Street North, Moose Jaw on Thursday, February 22nd, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Della Ferguson will officiate. Burial will follow at the Sunset Cemetery, Moose Jaw. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Dad’s “Pet” Charity, The Moose Jaw Humane Society, 1755 Stadacona St. W., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 7K7
LILLIAN "MAZEL" FOULSTON
Lillian “Mazel” Foulston of Tugaske passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 6, 2001 at the age of 87. Mazel will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 62 years, Roy; daughter, Marilyn (Hans) Wiebe – Saskatoon; sons: Murray (Margaret); Dennis (Carol) – Tugaske; Terry (Judy) – Lacombe, Alta.; twelve grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; sister, Lida Rouse – Hamilton, Ont.; brothers: Keith (Ada) Best – Kelowna, B.C.; Clarence (Eileen) -Armstrong, B.C.; sisters-in-law: Sheila Foulston – Central Butte; Pearl Fetroe – Walla Walla, Wash.; brother and sister-in-law: Ivan and Florence Foulston; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mazel is predeceased by two sisters and two brothers. Funeral Services will be held at the Tugaske Community Centre on Monday, June 11, 2001 at 2:00 pm. with Pastor Mervin Kempert officiating. Interment will follow at the Tugaske Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those so wishing may make donations in Mazel’s memory to “It Is Written”, Box 2010, Oshawa, Ont. L1H 7V4; or “Christian Record (Braille) – Service Inc.” 1004 Victoria Ave. Saskatoon, S7N 0Z8. In living memory of Mazel, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
ROBERT STANLEY FRASER – age 68 years of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, formerly of Calgary, Alberta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 25, 2001. Robert was born on the family farm in Churchbridge, Saskatchewan to Charles and Ellen (Humm) Fraser. Robert was the youngest of six children. He spent his life truck driving all across North America. He married Nora Jorgensen in 1963 and together they had two sons Danny and Terry. He resided at Extendicare in Moose Jaw until his passing. Robert was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Ellen Fraser, his sister, Margaret Baskins, his brothers: Arthur, Ken, Herb and Albert, and Nora Fraser and a son, Terry. He is survived by his son, Danny (Jessica and Rebecca) his daughter-in-law, Sandi (Tanner and Sydney), his sisters-in-law: Doris and Shirley and numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 30, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Revered Ian Payne will officiate. A Graveside Interment Service will be held in Calgary at a later date.
Jack Freidin of Moose Jaw Sask. born September 20, 1917, passed away on Sunday September 16, 2001 at Union Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Chaim and Rachael Freidin. Jack is survived by his wife Rhoda, and children: Norman ( Mary), Victor, Audrey (Alan): grandchildren: Robbyn, Debra, Michael, Carly, and Dan; sister, Sylvia Gibbs from Calgary. Jack was dedicated to community service. He served as an Alderman for the city for eighteen years and was involved in numerous service clubs and organizations such as Lions, Shrine Military Band, YM-YWCA, Chamber of Commerce and many others. Among many honors in recognition of service he was most proud of being named Moose Jaw's Citizen of the Year in 1990. Services will be held on Thursday September 20, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at the Regina Hebrew Cemetery, 810 Broad St. ( 4th & Broad) Regina.
HILDA FRIEBUS of Moose Jaw and formerly of Caron and Crestwynd communities, passed away peacefully at Moose Jaw Union Hospital on Friday, April 6th, 2001 at the age of 73 years. Hilda was born in Moose Jaw on October 10th 1928. Predeceased by her husband, Walter in 1984, parents, Ed and Lena Redman, a sister, Martha, a brother, Carl, two sons, Brian and Steven, a grandson, Joey, and a granddaughter, Charlene. Hilda is survived by three daughters, Barb (Lyle), Louise (Floyd), Bonnie (Don), five sons, Chris, Wayne (Donna), Duncan (Marilyn), Randy (Serina) and Robert, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews. The Funeral Service will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Thursday, April 12th, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. Pastor John Duerksen will officiate. Interment will follow at the Sunset Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday evening 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1061, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P8 or to the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4P2. In living memory of Hilda Friebus, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
EVELYN MAXINE GADD (STAPLES), passed away in Moose Jaw hospital on Sunday, September 30, 2001 at the age of 74 years. Born in Treherne, Manitoba, February 23, 1927, Evelyn came to Moose Jaw in 1930 residing here and in the Moose Jaw area since that time. She attended Davidson Business College and worked at Joyners Department Store, the Bank of Commerce and the Treasury Department-Taxation Branch of the Saskatchewan Government before her marriage to Melvyn Gadd in September 1952. Evelyn was a member of St. Andrew’s United Church, Anqet Temple No 123 - Daughters of the Nile and Wa Wa Ladies Auxillary. Predeceased by her father and mother, Wilford E. Staples and Georgina M. Staples, sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Jack Rainbow, sister and brother-in-law, Marjorie and Peter Howard, Great nephew, Steven and her beloved sons, Gregory Scott Gadd – November, 1978 and M. Brent Gadd – November, 1992. Evelyn is survived by her beloved family – husband, Melvyn Thomas Gadd, daughter, Barbara Lynn (Curtis) Kerslake of Windthorst, SK., daughter-in-law, Roxanna M. Gadd of Moose Jaw; grandchildren: Jenifer Gadd, Kevyn Gadd, and Loren Kerslake, sister-in-law, Thelma Staples, niece, Margaret (Bill) Dragvik, nephews, Grant (Marilyn) Rainbow, Larry (Celeste) Rainbow and David Staples. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Reverend Peter J. Calhoun will officiate. Interment will take place at the family plot, Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday evening 7-9 p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 106 Athabasca St. E. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, c/o Moose Jaw Shrine Club, Box 1329, Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 4R3 or 2065 Hamilton Street, Regina, Sask., S4P 2E1 or to a charity of choice. In living memory of Evelyn, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Roy Gadd of Moose Jaw and formerly of the Drinkwater district, passed away Thursday May 17, 2001 at the age of 74 years. Roy was born August 28, 1926. He attended Coventry School until 1937 when he moved to Drinkwater School. Roy married Norma Smith of Rouleau in 1950 and they lived and farmed near Drinkwater. They moved to Moose Jaw in the fall of 1999. In the winter, they enjoyed trips to Arizona. Roy is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Norma; three sons: Gerald (Lois) – Regina; Jack (Kathy) – Drinkwater; Stuart (Terry) – Drinkwater; five grandchildren: Jayson, Sarah, Lyndsay, Kelsea, and Katie; one brother, Keith (Jean) – Drinkwater; three sisters: Mae (John) Watson – Swift Current; Hazel Bean – Regina; Irene Watson – Regina; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at W.J.Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, Tuesday May 22, 2001 at 1:30 pm. Reverend John Carley will officiate. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Memorials to the Foundation for Moose Jaw Union Hospital, 455 Fairford Street East, S6H 1H3, would be appreciated. In living memory of Roy, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
MARGARET (GOERTZEN) GAMMEL, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away at the Herbert Nursing Home on Sunday, January 14, 2001 at the age of 93 years, 6 months and 14 days. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Abraham and Anna Goertzen; six sisters: Annie, Tina, Mary, Lena, Agnes and Eva; six brothers: Abe, Jake, Pete, Bill, John and David, son-in-law, Roy Hodges, daughter-in-law, Agnes Gammel and a great-grandchild, Reshella Hodges. She leaves to mourn her passing two sons: John (Shirley) Gammel of Liberty, Jack (Myrtle) Gammel of Calgary; two daughters: Anne (Lou) Trudel of Moose Jaw and Ruth Hodges of Morse; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren who will miss her dearly; her two sisters: Elizabeth of Calgary and Susan of Washington, one brother, Dave (Helen) of Winnipeg; three sisters-in-law: Sadie Goertzen of Beechy, Agnes Goertzen of Three Hills and May Goertzen of Calgary as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Her love for her family was her deepest concern. The Funeral Service was held on Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. in the Morse United Church. Pastor Ken Epp officiated. Margaret was laid to rest at Morse Cemetery. Friends wanting to make donations may do so to the Morse United Church or the Herbert Nursing Home.
ALAN EDWARD GILCHRIST
April 22, 1926 – February 26, 2001
Alan passed away suddenly on February 26, 2001. Predeceased by his parents, John and Myrtle Gilchrist, he is survived by sister, Marjorie Cormack (Hank), nephews, John, Jim and Randy Cormack and niece, Patricia Cormack. A private family service has been held. The family would like to thank Mr. & Mrs. Jack Hill, members of the Moose Jaw Police Force, especially Sergeant Mackey, staff of the Union Hospital, Dr. Ben VanHeerden and The Reverend Ian Payne of St. John’s Anglican Church for their help and concern. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
MARY GILLESPIE of Extendicare, Moose Jaw, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 6, 2001 at the age of 91 years. She was born in Moose Jaw on December 3, 1909. Mary is survived by one daughter, Eva Koznuik (John) of Castlegar, B.C. and one son, Bill Gillespie (Eileen) of Winnipeg, Man., one sister, Dorothy Illingworth of Lethbridge and one brother, Jack (Jessie) McClelland of Saskatoon. She had four grandchildren: Brent (Barbara) Gillespie, Alan (Theresa) Gillespie of Winnipeg, Stephen ( Tracy ) McFadden of Genelle, B.C. and Colleen (Kelly) Taylor of Rossland. Mary is also survived by nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred in 1987, three sisters and five brothers. A private family graveside service was held on Monday, September 10, 2001 at Sunset Cemetery. Reverend Dr. Bob Kimmerly officiated. The family wish to express their gratitude to all the staff at Extendicare Nursing Home, Moose Jaw. In living memory of Mary, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
Ilene May (Boyd) Gillis passed away on Monday October 22, 2001 at Moose Jaw Extendicare after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her husband Gordon; son Glen (Doreen) ; daughters; Susan Getzlaf, Colleen ( Les) Richardson and Marlene Gillis. Her six grandchildren, Chris and Ryan Getzlaf, Nicole and Ashley Gillis, Morgan and Logan Richardson and sister, Lorraine Orr and family, and her brother Howard Boyd and family. Cremation with a Service of Remembrance for her family by Della Ferguson, will be held at a later date. In living memory of Ilene, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
Earle Benjamin Gimblett of Moose Jaw and formerly of Halbrite, Saskatchewan passed away on Friday June 8, 2001 at the age of 77 years. Born on February 7, 1924 at Oshawa Ontario. Predeceased by his parents and in 1968 his wife Ida. He leaves to mourn his passing his children: Marilyn Stokes – Houston, Texas: Brian Gimblett – Surrey, B.C. : Beverly Gimblett – Winnipeg, Man. ; and Brent Gimblett – Calgary, Alberta. There will be a visitation for family and friends on Monday evening June 11 from 7 – 9 p.m. at W. J. Jones and Son Funeral Home. Cremation will follow and memorialization will take place at a later date. In living memory of Earle, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of our sweet angel, AGNES GRAINGER on the day of love, February 14th, 2001. Mother was born December 25th, 1910 in the Riverhurst,Saskatchewan district. She lived in the Tisdale and McKague districts until moving to settled in Moose Jaw in 1929 where she met and later married her true love, Robert Grainger on May 2, 1934. Together they were blessed with loving relationships and loyal friends. The church and their respective lodges were an integral part of their life together. Mother received great joy from her fellowship with her “sister” Rebekah’s of Rebekah Lodge #54 of which she was a Life Member. Mother was also a member of Past Noble Grand that gave her many years of joy. In 1942, mother joined St. Andrew’s United Church and became a member of the W.M.S. who in turn honored her with a Life Membership pin in 1961. Through her many years of involvement with those organizations, a banquet or tea was not served that did not contain a pie or slice baked lovingly by mother. Agnes was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary Agnes Henderson, sister, Madeleine an infant brother and sister and her loving husband Robert James Grainger in 1971. Agnes leaves to mourn and cherish her memory her loving family: Keith Grainger of Victoria, B.C., Ian and Viney Grainger of McLean, Saskatchewan, their children: Heather and Dan Owens, Adeline, Christopher and Amanda of Regina; Brent and Monika Grainger, Jennifer, Kaylee and Zachary of Regina; Brenda Grainger of Regina, Pamela, John Foster, Jaimie, Janelle, Jocelyn, Jordan and Jaiden of Edenwold, Saskatchewan, Muriel and Colin Howard, David Howard of Moose Jaw, Chere Lyn and Shawn Gilbert and Brittnee of Calgary as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
LILA LOUISE GRANT (NEE JONES) of Saskatoon and formerly of Moose Jaw, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Saskatoon at the age of 86 years. Lila was born in Moose Jaw, December 21, 1914 and attended King George Public School and Moose Jaw Technical High School. She married Gordon Grant in 1937 and was a stay at home Mom who enjoyed family and friends. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Army, Navy & Airforce Veterans Auxiliaries and enjoyed the bowling and dart leagues she belonged to for many years. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon in 1983, her parents, Mabel and W. J. Jones, her brothers, Wilbur and Irwin Jones and two nieces, Terry Lee Simle and Jeanette Macza. Lila is survived by three daughters and their families, Bernice (Richard) Gleim of Chaplin, Geraldine (Uwe) Schuett of Clavet and Shirley (Ray) Hankey of Saskatoon; grandchildren: Greg (Rhonda) Gleim, Audra (Kevin) Hallborg, Nancy Gleim, Deana Schuett (Bob Bodnaruk), Sharon, Beth and Christine Hankey; two great-grandchildren, Bo and Ashley Hallborg; three nieces, one nephews and several great-nieces and nephews. A Private Family Service of Remembrance will be held. Della Ferguson will officiate. Memorialization will take place in the Prairie Memorial Columbarium. A memorial tea and gathering to remember Lila will be held on Monday, December 3, 2001 from 2:30 – 4p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Family Centre, 262 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Donations in Lila’s memory would be gratefully accepted and may be made to the Special Care Unit c/o Lutheran Sunset Home, 1212 Osler Street, Saskatoon, Sask., S7N 0T9. A special ‘Thank You’ to all the staff of the Special Care Unit at the Lutheran Sunset Home, Dr. Enweani and Betty Sanderlak. In living memory of Lila, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.