(March 26, 1931 – November 3, 2001)
Joyce passed away peacefully at home on November 3, 2001 with her family at her side. She was born in Moose Jaw to Gus and Kari Adrian of Secretan on March 26, 1931. On October 27, 1951, she married Dave Hughes of Chaplin and they took up residence on the farm south of Chaplin. Joyce is survived by her husband of fifty years, Dave Hughes of Chaplin, her mother, Kari Adrian of Chaplin; three daughters: Cheryl Baptist (Wayne), granddaughter Jennifer all of Calgary; Brenda Belyea (Russell), grandsons: David of Regina and Warner of Saskatoon; Gayla Gane (Edward), grandsons: Stephen Hughes (Daina) and Greg Gane of Chaplin and great-granddaughter, September of Moose Jaw, sister, Aileen Bauck (Henry) of Chaplin; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law: Ben and Lena Hughes, Gladys and Wayne Pierce, Marlene Hughes and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Joyce was predeceased by her father, Gus Adrian in 1971 and her brother, Ken in 1999. Joyce was a kind and gentle person who loved the time spent with family and friends. All animals, especially dogs, cows and horses held a special place in her heart. Some of her other interests included camping, crocheting and knitting, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, square-dancing and participation in sports. No services by request. Memorialization will take place privately at a later date. Donations in Joyce’s memory may be forwarded to the Saskatchewan Lung Association, 1231 – 8th St. E., Saskatoon, Sask., S7H 0S5 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 223 Fairford St. E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 0E1. In living memory of Joyce, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
MRS. DORIS HUNDEBY of Regency Manor, Central Butte, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 4, 2001, at the age of 84 years. Doris was born on the family farm in the Loreburn district in 1916. The family farmed there until moving to Elbow in 1929. After graduating from high school, Doris took her nurses training at the Sick Children’s Hospital in Toronto. In April 1943 she married her childhood sweetheart, Arthur Hundeby in St.Louis, Missouri. Doris and Arthur moved to Chicago where they resided for over 40 years. In Chicago, Doris was an operating nurse in the Illinois Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital. In 1985 they returned to Sask. choosing to live in Central Butte. She was a member of the Women of the Moose in Bellwood, Illinois and still kept in contact with them. Doris also square danced, bowled, and was an active bingo player. Both she and Art were very supportive of many charities, as well as the Church in Central Butte and Elbow. They were instrumental in hearing aids being installed in the Church pews in Central Butte. Doris is predeceased by her parents, Charlotte and Richard Ham; husband, Art; two sisters: Mary and Margaret; and two brothers: Earl and Ivan. She is survived by her sister, Irene (Bernard) German; as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the Central Butte United Church on Saturday, September 8, 2001 at 2:00 pm. Reverend Helen Reid will officiate. Interment will follow at the Elbow Cemetery. Memorials to Regency Manor, Central Butte, would be appreciated.
It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father, son, brother, brother-in-law, grandfather and godfather, MR. RON INVERARITY of Keeler, Saskatchewan. To our dearest Ron, we will miss you deeply. You’ll always be a part of us. You were our inspiration, our courage and our faith. Your love embraces us all. Ron was a true friend to all that knew him. You were always the first to offer advice and friendship, no one could have given more in a lifetime and asked for so little in return. We Love You Ron. Ron was born August 1, 1946 in Moose Jaw and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 24th, 2001. Ron, you were a truly great person. You touched the lives of everyone you knew. Your greatest joy was in your family, you were always there for everyone and you had a great passion for life. Your zest for life and your drive to succeed was evident in everything you did. Your door and your heart were always open to everyone. You were our rock - our strength. You were always there when we needed advice or a sympathetic ear. You were a fundamental part of the Keeler community. Predeceased by Audrey - his loving wife of 25 years and his father, James Inverarity. Ron is survived and will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Maureen of Keeler, daughter, Tammy (Cory) Cozart of Moose Jaw, son, Les (Barb) Inverarity of Moose Jaw, his very special grandchildren: Andrea, Cody, Kyle, Chaydin, Christopher and Mathew; Maureen’s children: Cindy (Dave) Trevena, Randy From, Maureen’s grandchildren: Jennifer, Randi, Miranda, Amy and Allison, his mother, Grace Inverarity of Moose Jaw; sisters: Merle Inverarity of Moose Jaw and Linda MacDonald of Courtenay, B.C. as well as many other relatives and dear friends. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 30th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. Della Ferguson will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held Sunday evening, (January 28th) from 7-9 p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Moose Jaw Union Hospital Foundation (Cardiac Care Unit), 455 Fairford St. E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 1H3 or to a charity of choice would be appreciated.
EDYTHE ROSEMARY IRELAND, longtime resident of the Mossbank community, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 26, 2001 at the age of 83. Predeceased by her father and mother, Fred and Rose Lee; husband, Harvey; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Josiah and Evelyn Ireland; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Stella and Archie MacTavish; and brother-in-law Jack Ottley. Beloved mother of Nelson, Mossbank; and Bryan (Diana), Moose Jaw; and grandmother of James, UK; and Brenda (Alan) Wallace, Saskatoon; and great grandmother of Veronica and Eric Wallace. Survived also by her brother Gordon (Agnes) Lee, Kamloops; and sister Eva Ottley, Victoria; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Edythe enjoyed the Royal Purple, visiting with friends and relatives, traveling and reading. Donations in Edythe’s memory may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Canada or the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. THE FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at the Mossbank United Church, Mossbank, Saskatchewan, on Saturday March 31, 2001 at 2:00 pm. Reverend Chuck Alton officiating. Interment in the Mossbank Cemetery will take place at a later date.
MR. CLAIR L. JACKSON of Moose Jaw, passed away on Wednesday, February 14th, 2001 at the age of 94 years. Born in Itasca, Wisconsin on April 16th, 1906, he came to Canada in 1909 with his parents and settled in the Gravelbourg district where they farmed for many years. Clair helped with the farming until 1933 when he started out on his own. He married Leonida Nadeau in St. Olivers Church in Palmer on October 10th, 1933 and the couple farmed in the Palmer, Gravelbourg and Coderre districts before retiring to Moose Jaw in 1964. Clair enjoyed traveling, farming, sports of all kinds; especially baseball, curling, playing cards, even square and round dancing which he and Leonida enjoyed for over 20 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Earl and Mary and one infant brother, two sisters, Faye Matthews and Rachael Ward and three brothers-in-law. Clair is survived by his wife, Leonida of 67 years of Moose Jaw, four sisters: Clella Hamilton, Ruth and Zella Jackson and Fern (John) Marteniuc, two sisters-in-law, Aurise LaRochelle and Mariette Poirier as well as many nieces and nephews. The Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on Saturday, February 17th, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 1064 - 3rd Ave. N.W., Moose Jaw. Reverend Father David Cottingham C.Ss.R. will preside. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. A Prayer Service will be held Friday evening, 7:30 p.m. at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 106 Athabasca St. E. Memorials for Providence Place, 100-2nd Ave. N.E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 1B8 would be appreciated
MR. CLIFFORD L. JOHNSON of Extendicare, Moose Jaw, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2001 at the age of 81 years. Born in Hart, Saskatchewan, Cliff received his education there and farmed before joining the Canadian Armed Forces in 1939. After the War he returned to Saskatchewan and resumed farming and ranching in various communities until retiring to Moose Jaw in 1968. Predeceased by his parents, infant daughter, Mary, three brothers, Pat, Oscar and Orville and one sister, Gertrude. Cliff is survived by sons, Pat, Mike, James and Brian and daughters, Bev and Julie, a brother, Carl and sister, Florence as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at 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 Roscoe Steele, Moose Jaw Branch #59. Memorials for the Salvation Army, 175 – 1st Ave. N.E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 0Y9 would be appreciated. In living memory of Cliff, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Joe Johnson, at the age of 98, on November 17, 2001. Joe was born in Gilcrux, Cumberland, England on September 1, 1903. Joe came to Moose Jaw with his family at the age of 10. He was the eldest of seven children. Joe was a long time resident of Moose Jaw. He lived in Montreal, Saskatoon, and Calgary for short periods of time. Over the years, Joe was active in Zion United Church. He was the Western Canada Traffic Manager for Robin Hood for 43 years until the mill closed. He was also a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and the 20th Armoured Band. Joe took an active part in this community. He is predeceased by his wife, Muriel in 1981; and his son, Larry in 1963. He was a wonderful father, brother, and grandfather and will be missed by his sister, Amy Lancaster; son, Dale (Bev) Johnson – Winnipeg; daughters: Pauline (Vern) Hobbs – Edmonton; Marlene (Orest) Porayko – Coquitlam, B.C.; Janet (Don) Shabbits – Sherwood Park; and sister-in-law, Gloria Erickson – Regina; thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at W.J.Jones & Son Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, November 20, 2001 at 3:30 pm. Dr. Bob Kimmerly will officiate. Memorialization will take place at Rosedale Cemetery at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion United Church, 423 Main St. N. would be appreciated. In living memory of Joe, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
MR. DAVID JONES of Moose Jaw, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 22nd, 2001 at the age of 63 years. Born in Moose Jaw July 24th, 1937, David attended Empire Elementary and Peacock High School. For many years he was employed with Robin Hood Mills, 15 Wing Moose Jaw and various maintenance positions with the City. David was a wonderful, caring, and gentle man and will be dearly missed by many. Predeceased by his father, Arthur in 1992 and sister Patricia in 1981. David is survived by his mother, Elsie of Moose Jaw, his sister, Vivian (Doug) Bagshaw of Trail, B.C., and two uncles: Ron (Mona) Jones of Moose Jaw and Raymond (Maxine) Jones of Moose Jaw as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a very dear friend and companion to David, Margaret Galloway of Moose Jaw. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, April 26th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at Rosedale Cemetery. Those wishing to attend may meet at the cemetery gates prior to 1:3p.m. Memorials in memory of David to Lou Gehrigs Disease would be gratefully accepted. In living memory of David Jones, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
ROSE HANNAH KAIN (BATEMAN), of Providence Place, Moose Jaw, passed away on Wednesday, February 14th, 2001 at the age of 100 years. Born in Birmingham, England October 2nd, 1900, Rose came to Canada in 1905 to Souris Manitoba then moved to Moose Jaw in 1917. She married Bruce Bateman in 1921 and the couple lived in the Leamington District until Bruce’s passing in 1945. Rose married Dan Kain in 1955 then moved to Neepawa, Manitoba and lived there until 1993. She returned to Moose Jaw in 1993 and resided at Ina Grafton, Pioneer Village and Providence Place. Rose celebrated her 100th birthday on October 2nd, 2000. On October 11th, she broke her leg and slowly lost her strength and energy. Wherever she lived she found a way to become involved in the churches and communities. In her teens she taught Sunday School in St. Barnabas Anglican Church to such notables as the famous Wells Broadcasters. On the farm in the Leamington district, she prepared youth for boys and girls camp during exhibition days – later known as 4H. She was also involved in Women’s Institute. In Neepawa, she was active as leader of a church group of ladies. When the Senior’s Citizen Complex “Kin Kourt” was built, she was on the planning and purchasing committee. When she moved into Kin Kourt, she served as supervisor of her floor. When she moved to Moose Jaw in 1993, she retired from all community work. Much loved and respected, she has survived her parents and six siblings. Rose will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her son, Don (Myrtle) Bateman; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren: Allen (Patti) Bateman of Regina, Steven of Calgary, step-grandchildren: Terry (Brenda), Brittney and Dayton of Calgary, Tawnya (Roger) Walker of Prince George, Dennis (Mae) Bateman of Sundre, Alberta, Cameron of Victoria, B.C., Cheryl (Thomas) Ironsides, Heather and Colton of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta and Susan (Terry) Hunchuk, Kailena and Mitchell Bay of Moose Jaw. We wish to thank all those who gave Rose quality life while living at Pioneer Village, Ina Grafton Gage Home and Providence Place. Special thanks to Kailena for the many visits when great-grandma needed a cheering up and special caring. Funeral Services will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Saturday, February 17th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. Ron Hegdahl will officiate and interment will follow at the Rosedale Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined, memorials to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.
Mrs. Ruby Keens of Moose Jaw, passed away on August 17, 2001. Ruby is survived by her husband, Jack – Moose Jaw; four sons: Brett (Michelle) Fort McMurray, Alta.; Robert (Caron) – Moose Jaw; Curtis (Carla) – Calgary; Chad (Cindy) Moose Jaw; eight grandchildren; sisters: Shirley (George) Paulenko; Helena (Hugh) Kines; Edith Cheropita; Kay (Hector) Topham; and one brother, Bill (Mary) Truffyn. In keeping with the families wishes, following cremation there will be a private family Memorialization at a later date. In living memory of Ruby, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home
Mr. Wilfred Percival Keevill passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 16, 2001 at the age of 87 years. Wilfred retired in 1974 as Assistant Post Master at the Moose Jaw Post Office. He enjoyed fishing and gardening in his retirement and was a devoted husband, father, grampa, and great-grampa. He is survived by his loving wife, Dora of 65 years; children: Ronald (Marg) – Red Deer; Keith (Donna) – Buffalo Pound Lake; Lynne (Ray) Braun – Kelowna; grandchildren: Dave (Cathy) – Regina; Mike – Red Deer; Steve – Northern Alberta; Todd – Calgary; Brent – Buffalo Pound Lake; Rhonda (Steve) Shaheen – Moose Jaw; Barry (Nicholle) Braun – Saskatoon; Brian (Carri-Ann) Braun – Surrey, B.C.; great-grandchildren: Ashley, Shae-Lynne and Mark Shaheen; Stacey, Brayden, Keegan, and Hailey Braun; Wendy and Tina Keevill; sister, Edna (Fred) Gardham – Vancouver; and cousin, Enid (Len) Burns – Moose Jaw. In keeping with Wilfred’s wishes, there will be no Services. Cremation will take place. Memorials to the CNIB, 2550 Broad Street, Regina, Sask. S4P 9Z9, would be appreciated. The family would like to thank Dr. B. Thorpe, Marie Ellingson, and staff of the Moose Jaw Home Care and staff of Pioneer Lodge. In living memory of Wilfred, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Benjamin Samuel Kent, age 92, of Riverhurst, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully at home on November 2, 2001. Ben was born at Parry Sound, Ontario. He spent most of his life farming at Riverhurst and held an interest in farming right up to his passing. Predeceased by his parents; wife, Helen; two daughters: Margaret (George) Dyck; and Betty (Charles) MacKeen; two sisters and three brothers. Ben is survived by his brother, Ernie of Riverhurst; as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. In keeping with Ben’s wishes, a Graveside Service will be held at the Riverhurst Cemetery on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 at 1:30 pm. Reverend Helen Reid will officiate. Visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday morning 10 – 11a.m. at the Prairie Memorial Funeral Home, Chaplin. In living memory of Ben, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by Prairie Memorial Funeral Home.
MARGARET LOUISE KERFOOT (nee TINKHAM) of Moose Jaw passed away Monday, February 26th, 2001 in the Moose Jaw Union Hospital at the age of 81 years. Born December 22nd, 1919 at Bateman, Saskatchewan, Margaret moved, as a young woman to Moose Jaw, where she worked for a number of years before meeting and marrying her husband, George. Margaret and George raised their family on the farm in the Baildon/Tilney districts where Margaret quickly became an active member of the community. Following the loss by fire of the family home in 1977, Margaret and George moved to Moose Jaw where they have since resided. Predeceased by her parents, Wilson and Minnie and her brothers, Lloyd, Freeman and Roy. Margaret is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband, George, son, Gordon (Brenda Ziolkowski) of Regina, daughter, Marilyn of Vancouver, sisters-in-law, Mary Kerfoot of Moose Jaw, Kay Tinkham of Calgary and Vi Tinkham of Victoria. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 1st, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at Zion United Church, 423 Main Street North, Moose Jaw. Dr. Bob Kimmerly will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
MARJORIE MARY ANN KING passed away peacefully on Friday, September 21, 2001 at the age of 88 years. She was born on April 11, 1913 in Delisle, Saskatchewan living in many Saskatchewan communities before residing in Moose Jaw for the past 51 years. Marjorie is predeceased by her mother and father, Julia and Henry Joseph Gesy; brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Violet Gesy; sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Milton Zoerb; son-in-law, Paul Wilcox; son-in-law, Bill Folgizan. Marjorie will be lovingly remembered by daughter and son-in-law, Alvera and Ray Marsh; daughters, Anita Folgizan and Leona King; son, Terry (Alison) Jordan; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Mike and Maureen Marsh (Jeff and Kerry); Linda and Harv Woiden (Kristine and Laura); Gord and Linda Marsh (Kyle and Kevin); Barb and Randy Smith (Kendall and Cassidy); Scott and Jana Wilcox; Glen Wilcox and Wendy Malanchen; Camille Jordan; special extended family: Theresa-Marie and Doug Mintenko (Derek, Jered and Carlie); Vince and Ruth Folgizan (Aemil); Chris and Lee Anne Folgizan; as well as nieces, nephews and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2001 at1:30 pm in the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw with Reverend Father David Cottingham C.Ss.R. and Della Ferguson officiating. A Reception for family and friends will immediately follow the service at the W. J. Jones & Son Family Centre, 262 Athabasca St. E. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Marjorie may be made to the Memory Lane Palliative Care Unit, Pioneers Lodge, 1000 Albert St., Moose Jaw, S6H 2Y2 or to a charity of choice. In living memory of Marjorie, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
KANUTE ELGARD KNUTSON of Extendicare Nursing Home, Moose Jaw, passed away on Monday, February 26th, 2001 at the age of 97 years. Born July 2nd, 1903 in South Dakota, Kanute came to Canada with his family in 1912. Kanute lived in the Readlyn, Saskatchewan district as a young man and after his marriage he lived in Assiniboia and Ormiston, moving to Moose Jaw in 1950. Kanute will be remembered by many in the building trade in Moose Jaw for his skill as a carpenter. Predeceased by his parents and several brothers and sisters and his wife of 70 years, Mabel, who died in January 2000. He is survived by his son, Ken, daughters, Jean (Mel) Knarr and Joanne (Phillip) David, all of Moose Jaw, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and family friend, Jean-Paul Cholette of Moose Jaw. A Memorial Service will be held in Moose Jaw at a later date.
Mr. Robert Kobitzsch passed away peacefully at Extendicare Centre on Saturday May 19, 2001 at the age of 81 years. Robert served with the R.C.A.F. in England during World War II. He was an Engineer with C.P.R. until retiring in 1981. Robert is predeceased by his parents: Marie and Paul; brothers and sisters: Nels, Margaret, Bernie, Hiney, and Helen. He is survived by his loving family: daughter, Connie (Robert) Hunter – La Ronge; son, Roger (Karen) – Moose Jaw; grandchildren: Jennifer, Benjamin, and Chrystina – La Ronge; sister, Anne Bucklee – Red Deer; as well as many nieces and nephews. In keeping with Robert’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Following cremation, private family memorialization will take place at a later date. In living memory of Robert, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
ROBERT "BOB" KRAUS
Mr. Robert William “Bob” Kraus aged eighty years of Moose Jaw, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 11, 2001. Robert farmed in Hodgeville and Tompkins from 1946 until 1972. During this period of time he moved to Moose Jaw in 1955. Robert taught carpentry at SIAST in Moose Jaw in 1961 and 1962. He was then employed with Crown Mart in Moose Jaw from 1962 until 1983. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed his trips with his close friends. Robert looked forward to his winter holidays in Arizona with his wife, Mary and he was always surrounded by his neighbors and friends. He will be forever remembered for his generosity and helpfulness to others. He is predeceased by his parents, Anton and Catherine; his sister, Ida; and his brother, Joseph. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Mary of 55 years; Three daughters: Carol (Bob) Trumbley of Saskatoon; Maxine (Allan) MacLeod of Lloydminster; and Brenda (Randy) Lear of Regina; six grandchildren: Jana, Erin, Mark, Michael, Janelle, and Michelle. Also sisters: Elizabeth (Len) of Calgary; Helen (Ross) of Edmonton; Agnes of Moose Jaw; Irene (Bud) of Moose Jaw; Clara (Manny) of Estevan; Bernice of Mundare, Alta.; and Jean (Clarence) of Weyburn; Ann (Don) of Moose Jaw; sister-in-law, Bessie of Calgary and numerous other relatives. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St.Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church 1064 Third Avenue North West, Moose Jaw on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at 1:30 pm. Reverend Father David Cottingham will be Mass Celebrant. Evening Prayers Services will be held at W.J.Jones & Son Funeral Chapel on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sask. Heart and Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, S6H 4P2, would be appreciated. In living memory of Robert, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
MR. ROBERT LAUTERMILCH of Moose Jaw, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at the age of 88 years. Born November 25, 1912 in Woodrow, Saskatchewan. On September 25, 1940, Robert married Irene Wirsche and for many years, farmed at Woodrow, Saskatchewan, retiring to Moose Jaw in 1979. Robert was an avid sports fan, enjoying baseball, football and curling. Predeceased by his parents, six brothers and four sisters, Robert is survived by his wife, Irene of Moose Jaw, daughter, Marnie (Jerry) Milot of Calgary, son, Stuart (Claudette) of Woodrow; grandchildren: Blair (Kris), Curtis (Tammy), Leanne (Stan), Michael and Michelle; three great-grandchildren: Jayna, Garyn and Tyler; two sisters: Teana (Rueben) Engel and Elsie (Ewalt) Engel and two brothers: Emil Lautermilch and John (Anne) Lautermilch. Following cremation, A Memorial Service will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Friday, October 26, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. Reverend Chuck Alton will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Providence Place, 100-2nd Ave. N.E., Moose Jaw, Sask., S6H 1B8. In living memory of Robert, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
LEN (MOOSE) LEE
On Saturday, June 16, 2001, HARRY ERNEST LEONARD LEE passed away at Providence Place, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, at the age of 78 years. He was predeceased by his father W. T. Lee and his mother, Louise Lee of Rouleau; two sisters: Ruth Wallace and Helen Potter; three brothers: Bill, Harley and Ernest. Len is survived by many nieces and nephews. Len who was known as “Moose” was born at Pitman, Saskatchewan, on July 2, 1922. He attended Rouleau school and joined the air force in 1941 and was stationed in Toronto, Mossbank, Dafoe and England. After the war Len returned to Rouleau and worked as a farm hand for Harry Johnson and Lloyd Weckman. He later hauled grain and gravel for Sanborn & Diminyatz. In 1953 he began his carpentry business until 1992. After retirement Len spent his days at Westrum Lumber doing any job Len could be convinced to do. In 1997 Len moved into Providence Place because of Alzheimers. Len’s interests included hockey, hunting and fishing. He spent a lot of his time with the Larsen families. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. in the Rouleau United Church. Reverend Caroline Argue will will officiate. Interment will follow at Rouleau Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rouleau Curling & Skating Club, Box 273, Rouleau, Sask., S0G 4H0. In living memory of Len, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley Parkland by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
MR. LEO LEIMAN of the Ernfold district, passed away at his farm home on Friday, August 24, 2001 at the age of 78 years. Funeral Services will be held at the Zion Lutheran Church, Flowing Well, Saskatchewan on Saturday, September 1, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Marilyn Stobbs will officiate. Interment will follow at the Flowing Well Church Yard Cemetery. Memorials to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. In living memory of Leo, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by Prairie Memorial Funeral Home.
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