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SASKATCHEWAN - Yorkton - Bailey's Funeral Home Obituaries - P - 1

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Date: Wednesday, 25 March 2009, at 1:42 p.m.

John Panchuk
Mr. John Panchuk, beloved husband of Lena of Yorkton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 9, 2003 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. He was 77 years of age. John Panchuk was born on September 17, 1925 on a farm near Gorlitz, Saskatchewan. He was the second youngest of the seven children born to Wasyl and Oksana Panchuk. John received his early education at Bridok School where he was also an avid baseball player and sports enthusiast; an interest he enjoyed for the rest of his life. In his late teens he attended a technical school in Edmonton where he received a mechanical and welding certificate. Upon his return he put these skills to use at Young's Garage. On October 6, 1950 he married Lena Demchuk of Yorkton, his loving and devoted partner of 52 years. In 1956 he established his own business, the Husky Service Centre and Bulk Station which he operated for 35 years. He took tremendous pride in providing excellent service for all of his customers and friends. His sales achievements offered him numerous opportunities to travel worldwide. Along with his business interests he also farmed for more than 25 years. John also enjoyed being part of the Yorkton community as a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Rotary Club and St. Andrew's United Church. Above all, John treasured his family. He was very proud of his three daughters and was a devoted grandfather to his six grandchildren. He will be remembered for the joy he experienced when his family was together celebrating many special occasions throughout the years. He also enjoyed playing bridge and celebrating special times with his friends.
John was predeceased by his parents and his sister Kay Procyshen. John leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Lena of Yorkton; daughter Gayle (Don) Jenner of Calgary, Alberta and their children: Krista- Dawn (Joel) and Robert; daughter Gwen Filippelli of Delta, British Columbia and her children: Dianna and Jocelyn; daughter Sheri-Dawn (Reg) Robinson of Regina and their children: Ross and Lucas; one brother Fred (Cecilia) of Victoria, British Columbia; four sisters: Anne (Fred) Young of Los Angeles, California, Mary (Metro) Lischynski of Canora, Saskatchewan, Elizabeth (Ernie) Johnston of Parksville, British Columbia and Lea (Gib) Beatson of Calgary, Aberta; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
The funeral service was held on Saturday, February 22, 2003 from St. Andrew's United Church in Yorkton with Sheila Lavender officiating. Organist, Shani Apland led members of the church choir and the congregation in the singing of the hymns 'O Master, Let me Walk With Thee' and 'Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is Calling'. Granddaughters Dianna and Jocelyn Filippelli were the candle-lighters. Daughter Gwen Filippelli read the 23rd Psalm. Soloist, Cherie Brown sang 'On Eagles Wings' and memories of Grandpa were given by Lucas Robinson. The honorary bearers were Harold & Wilma Wilkinson, Harley & Ruth Large, Wayne & Irene Dillabough and Tom and Marian Haug. The inurnment took place in the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Columbarium with grandson Robert Jenner as urnbearer. Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Jean Parker (nee Lockhart) widow of Jack Parker of Yorkton. Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away at the Anderson Lodge on Tuesday, July 10, 2001 at 3:15 p.m. Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband Jack in 1993 and by her sisters Leona, Florence, Clara and Ruby. Left to cherish her memory are son Bill (Peggie) of Yorkton and their children Bob, Jacki-Lyn and Jason; daughter Bette Lou (Cec) Hagen of Gabriola Island, BC, and their children Tara Lyn and Kristi; daughter Pat (Al) Slessor of Calgary and their children Lindy and Brad; son Joe (Gloria) of Saskatoon and their children Roxanne and Ben. Dorothy is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Sarah and Jeremy Megyesi, sisters Phyllis and Yvonne and brothers Morley, Hugh and Glen and by best friend Bea Harper.
Graduating as a registered nurse from the Yorkton General Hospital, Dorothy nursed for a short time before she married Jack and then devoted the rest of her life to her family and many volunteer activities. She was greatly involved in the Yorkton Figure Skating Club from its inception and was rewarded for her efforts by being installed in both the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and the first woman in the Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame. Dorothy was a member of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church and spent many years serving in its Altar Guild. In her spare time Dorothy loved to golf, play bridge and spend time at the cottage at Clear Lake.
Memorial Services were held Friday July 13, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. from Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Yorkton with Archdeacon Ken Buchan officiating with Rev. Ed McManus assisting. Organist Jackie Chase with members of the Holy Trinity choir led the congregation in the singing of the hymns Softly & Tenderly, The Lord's My Shepherd and Just As I Am. Soloist Cheri Bown sang Amazing Grace and Ave Maria. The recessional was Nunc Dimittis. George Gallagher gave a tribute and Pat Slessor gave words of remembrance. The honorary bearers were all of Dorothy's grandchildren. Memorials in memory of Dorothy may be made to Investing in the Future, c/o Saskatchewan Figure Skating Association, 2205 Victoria Ave., Regina S4P 0S4 or the Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Yorkton, 162 Second Ave. N., Yorkton S3N 1G5. Arrangements entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

James Paton
It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of James; husband, father and grandfather on Monday, October 29, 2001 at the age of 83 years. Jim passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a lengthy illness at the Saskatoon City Hospital. James Gilbert Paton was born on April 3, 1918 at Gravelbourg, Sask; the youngest son of William and Jemima ( nee Tait ) Paton. He was raised in Gravelbourg until 1940 when he joined the Canadian Armed Forces, He spent, as he says," five Christmases overseas." During the war he served throughout Europe and in the D-Day Invasion with Distinction. He always took great pride in his military history and was a strong advocate for Veterans' rights. After the war, Jim met his wife of 54 years; Mary ( nee Hilsenteger ) and they continued to reside in Gravelbourg until they moved to the Yorkton area. Jim was employed with the Yorkton Regional High School as a Steam Engineer. They called Yorkton home until 1993 when they moved to Saskatoon. Jim never had a problem with making friends. Wherever he lived his neighbours and surrounding people would turn out to be his and Mary's best friends.
He leaves to cherish his memory and to celebrate his life his loving wife Mary. His children: Linda, Dale, Heather ( Brent ) Holstein, Barry ( Gerarda ) , Alan ( Debbie ) and Scott ( Carolynn). Grandchildren: Danielle, Katie, Andrea, Brittany, Jacqueline, Craig, Adam, Brooklyn, Mitchell and Ross. He was predeceased by his oldest son Brian; his parents and his brothers: Billy, Bob and sisters: Annie, Ina and Jen.
A Funeral Mass was held on Friday morning November 2, 2001 at St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church Yorkton with Father Basil Chomos as Celebrant. Phyllis Langley was the Cross Bearer. The readers were Barry Paton and Heather Holstein with Adam and Michell Paton reading the intentions. Reflections and remembrances of James life were given by Linda and Adrian Paton. The grandchildren served as gift bearers. Sharon Mcarthur was the organist leading the Congregation and Choir in the Hymns: " Glory And Praise To Our God", Psalm 25, " To You O' Lord ", " All That We Have ", " Blest Are They ", " Sing With All The Saints In Glory ". The Cantor was Eugene Kuemper. The Legion Burial Rite followed the Funeral Mass conducted by members of the Royal Canadian Legion General Alexander Ross Branch # 77. The Padre' was Father Basil Chomos; Sergeant-At-Arms: Mike Bidnock with Art Alstad, Andy Juba, Fred Fenske and Al Morley serving as the Colour Party. John Miller was the Bulger. The interment followed in the Garden of Crucifixion Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Alan Paton as the urn bearer. The poem " In Flanders Field " was read by Linda Paton following the interment prayers. As gifts of remembrance memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Veteran's Fund for Justice, Saskatoon, Sask. Cremation and funeral arrangements by Bailey's Funeral Home Yorkton

Eric Patzer
Mr. Eric Patzer, beloved husband of Olive Patzer of Saskatoon, formerly of Yorkton, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at the Sherbrooke Community Centre in Saskatoon. He was 87 years of age. Eric Patzer was born on January 12, 1915 in the Ebenezer district of Saskatchewan; a son of Edward and Emma (nee Sichau) Patzer. He attended a rural country school and completed his education at Ebenezer. As a young man Eric established his own farm but also did carpentry work as well. On October 28, 1942 he was united in marriage to Olive Florence Horn. Eric and Olive farmed for a time before moving to Windsor, Ontario. They resided there before moving to Edmonton. The couple eventually returned to Saskatchewan and settled into farming life in the Springside district. In 1965 Eric retired from farming because of health reasons and the couple moved into Yorkton. They resided at Independent Manor for about 10 years before moving to the Luther Heights Seniors Centre in Saskatoon in June of 2001. As his health further declined he became a resident of the Sherbrooke Community Center for the past four months. Eric was a friendly, outgoing individual who enjoyed the company of others. In his younger days he was considered a jack-of-all-trades and was an excellent mechanic. He took great pride in his horses that he raised during his farming years. Fishing was a favourite pastime in his retirement. Eric and Olive had also been faithful members of the Church of the Nazarene in Yorkton.
Predeceased by a daughter Lynne in 1957, a sister in infancy, and by brothers Arnold and Lawrence. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Olive of Saskatoon; daughter Gail and her husband Dr. Collin Bowman of Saskatoon; grandchildren Courtney and Stephen; brothers Wilfred (Frances) of Ebenezer, Allan (Lila) of Ebenezer, Harold (Elaine) of Yorkton; sisters, Olga Fandrey of Yorkton, Edna Bohn of Ebenezer and Alice Mayer of Calgary, numerous nieces, nephews, and his many other relatives and friends.
The funeral service was held on Saturday, October 5, 2002 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Rev. Richard Gibson officiating. The eulogy was given by Arlan Fandrey. Organist, Elaine Patzer led members of the congregation in the singing of the hymns 'I Will Sing of My Redeemer', 'Holy God We Praise Thy Name', and 'Blessed Assurance'. A quartet of Allan Bohn, Arlan Fandrey, Kevin Fandrey and Art Patzer sang 'This World is Not My Home' with accompanist by Marlene Fandrey. Reuben Ziolkowski played two hymns on his cello, 'The Lord's My Shepherd' and 'Shepherd of Love'. The interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery with Darryl Patzer, Vance Bohn, Bob Kriger, Chesley Patzer, Garnet Johnson and Garry Holstein serving as the casketbearers. Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

Mary Pawliw
Mrs. Mary Pawliw of Ituna, beloved wife of the late Joe Pawliw, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at the Pasqua Hospital, Regina, SK. She was 76 years of age. Mary was born on September 27, 1926 in the Horselake District of Saskatchewan near Kelliher. She was the daughter of Nick and Anne (nee Rokosh) Koback. Mary grew up on the family farm and received her education at Eastward School in the Kelliher district. As a young girl she worked at various occupations until 1957 when she became employed by the Ituna Union Hospital. She was employed there until her retirement in 1991. On July 28, 1956 she was united in marriage to Joe Pawliw at Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ituna. The couple resided in Ituna where they raised a family of six children. In the years following her retirement Mary spent her time being close to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren which were her pride and joy. She enjoyed crocheting, travelling and camping.
Mary leaves to cherish her memory and to celebrate her life two sons: Joe (Diane), Garry (Tracy) of Regina; four daughters: Delores (Jim) Bulych of Foam Lake, Shirley of Regina, Josie (Greg) Rutko of Calgary, and Christine (Ivan) Kozey of White City. Five grandsons: Jason (Krista) Bulych of Foam Lake, Curtis Bulych of Saskatoon, Travis Bulych of Foam Lake, Reece and Ashton Pawliw of Regina; one granddaughter Kristen Bulych of Foam Lake. Two great grandsons: Kaleb and Aiden Bulych of Foam Lake. Also, three sisters: Jean (late Matt) Zuchkan of Parkerview, Rose (Willard) Bubyn of Regina, Eva (Ben) Andrusiak of Foam Lake and two brothers: Nick Koback of Ituna, John (Marlene) Koback of Quesnel as well a many nieces ,nephews, numerous other relatives and many dear friends. Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband Joe in 1986, her father Nick in 1961, mother Anne in 1987 a sister Anne in infancy and a sister Katie Lees in 2000.
Prayer services were held on Sunday evening, January 26, 2003 from Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church Ituna, Saskatchewan. Requiem Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Monday morning, January 27, 2003 from Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church with Reverend Father Methodius Kushko C.Ss.R. as Celebrant. Larry Tymiak was the Sacristan. The Liturgy responses were sung by Wayne Boczulak and Ladmer Moskal. Ivan Kozey was the Cross bearer with Krista Bulych reading the Epistle. Honourary Bearers were all those that knew and loved Mary. The interment followed in the Parish Cemetery with Jason, Curtis, Travis, Jim Bulych, Joe and Garry Pawliw serving as Casket Bearers. Services directed by Bailey's Funeral Home Ituna and Yorkton.

Alexander Pawlust
Alexander Pawlust was born on February 5, 1916 in the Ituna district of Saskatchewan; a son of Wasyl and Florence (nee Shutro) Pawlust. He was raised on the family farm north of Ituna and attended the Lunnville School. In his younger years, Alex worked as a miner in the Flin Flon area, and also for the railroad. He later farmed with his brother John until 1982, when he sold the land and moved into Ituna. In September of 1982 he was united in marriage to Lily McInnes at Yorkton. The couple resided in Ituna. Alex was a quiet man, he had a kind, gentle nature. He was devoted to his family. His hobbies included woodworking and furniture refinishing. He enjoyed playing checkers in his spare time and visiting with his friends. Since April of this year, Alex had been a resident of the Ituna Pioneer Health Care Centre. He passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2003. He was 87 years of age.
Predeceased by his wife Lily on January 21, 2000, brothers Metro, John, Peter and Nick, and by sisters Annie Ozemlowski and Julia Pawlust. He is survived by brothers Mike of Calgary and Paul (Elizabeth) of Owen Sound, Ontario, a sister Mary Glowachuk of Teulon, Manitoba; nieces Doris Mahoney, Louise Fabris and Jean Minuk, a nephew Roy Dumore; step-children, Florence (Ray) Woloschuk of Yorkton, Vi Dixon of Saskatoon, Marjorie (Bill) Lewchuk of Gorlitz; five step grandchildren and four step great grandchildren; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

William Pawlyshyn
Mr. Bill Pawlyshyn of Ituna, beloved husband of Rose, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2001 at the Ituna Pioneer Lodge. He was 73 years of age. William Pawlyshyn was born on January 2, 1928 at Goodeve, son of George and Katherine (nee Burak) Pawlyshyn. Bill grew up on the family homestead and attended Goodeve School. He then went on to technical school in Saskatoon. After finishing school he was employed by the University for 10 years. In the spring of 1955 he came to Goodeve and started Pawlyshyn's Electric, selling household appliances, servicing and wiring. In the spring of 1962 he opened a second business in Ituna. Shortly after, he met Rose Potoroka and they were united in marriage on July 27, 1968 at the Goodeve Orthodox church. They made their home in Ituna and together they ran both businesses. In the winter of 1973 Bill sold the Goodeve shop. Bill took great pride in his work and enjoyed the visits when he went out on service calls. Numerous people in the area have stories of Bill coming out to do work for them. After 45 years of hard work, Bill sold his business and retired in June of 2000. As busy as Bill was he always found time for his pastimes of fishing, camping and travelling. Bill and Rose were fortunate to be able to travel to Hawaii, Alaska and the Maritimes. His electrical and refrigeration seminars also allowed then to travel to many places in Canada and the United States. Bill was active in his church and served as the sacristan for the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church for many years. Bill enjoyed the time he spent visiting with family and friends. It was always a pleasure to spend time with him.
William was predeceased by his parents George and Katherine, his brother Peter and brother in law, Harry Murawsky. He leaves behind to mourn his passing and cherish his memory, his wife Rose; two sisters, Nellie (James) Mykytuik of Vernon, BC, and Annie Murawsky of Spiritwood, SK.; one brother, John (Dodie) Pawlyshyn of Parksville, BC.; sisters-in-law Lena Pawlyshyn of Goodeve and Ann (Elvin) Mandziak of Regina; brothers-in-law John Potoroka of Goodeve, Emil (Edna) Potoroka of Calgary, Mike (Elfrieda) Potoroka of Goodeve, as well as many relatives, nieces, nephews and the many friends he made throughout his career.
Prayer services were held on Sunday, February 18th at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Ituna. Funeral services continued on Monday, February 19th at Holy Trinity Church with Rev. Father Michael Kopchuk officiating. The cantor, John Smysnuik assisted by parish members led in the singing of the responses. Walter Kozey served as sacristan. The cross bearer was Mike Potoroka and the banner bearers were John Zatwarnitski and Ron Pilipow. All family and friends in attendance were considered as honorary bearers. The interment followed in the Holy Trinity Parish Cemetery with John Suwala, Bonnie Potoroka, Mark Pawlyshyn, Bohdan Machula, Vladimir Pawlyshyn and Robert Burak serving as the casket bearers. Tributes were conveyed by niece Karen Davis, nephew Vladimir Pawlyshyn and friend and neighbor John Zatwarnitski. ETERNAL MEMORY! Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home, Ituna.

Dolores (Dolly) Jean Pearson (nee Erhardt)
PEARSON - On Sunday, May 28, 2006, Dolores (Dolly) Jean Pearson (nee Erhardt), late of Saltcoats, Saskatchewan passed away at the age of 67 after a courageous battle with cancer.
She is survived by her husband, Les, her children, Sean (Sara) and Lezlie (Chris), her brother, Windy (Vivian), her sister, Sandy (Bill), and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends from coast-to-coast. Dolly was born on August 5, 1938, in Melville, Saskatchewan. With the onset of World War II, the family moved to Hamilton, Ontario and settled with a wonderful family, the Fahey's. They then returned to Melville after the War, where Dolly grew up and received her education before venturing out into the busy world. Dolly first met her husband, Les, in 1956. They found each other, once again, in 1959 and were married in 1960. They began their lives together in Yorkton before moving to Regina, where they were blessed with the arrival of Sean in 1966. They spent a short stint in Humboldt, where Lezlie arrived in 1968, before moving to Saskatoon. The family finally settled in Prince Albert in 1969, where Dolly and Les ran an electrical company together for 28 years. Dolly was always involved in the community and schools, covering Brownies, Cubs, play-days, recitals, softball, hockey, haunted houses, camp, and also found time to act as Treasurer for the Midtown Community Club for many years. Dolly's life was full of adventures, as she loved to travel and entertain. Whether it be Waikiki Beach, Rincon de Guayabitos, Auntie Kay's in Florida, Australia, or the Narrows in Waskesiu, she zestfully embraced the diversity of land, people, and life. Upon retirement, Dolly and Les sold everything but their truck and 5th wheel trailer and planned on spending a year of travel. A single year changed to eight of travelling to favourite places, including White Rock, BC, Emma Lake, the Maritimes, Scotland, and England. They finally decided to have a home base and settle in the picturesque town of Saltcoats, where they made and had many wonderful friends.
Dolly's affect was far reaching, and her spirit, wit, and grace inspired us all. She will be deeply missed.
A memorial service was held on Thursday, June 1st, at the Saltcoats United Church with Rev. Walter Farquharson officiating. The organist, Ruth Datema and pianist, Lorne Neal led Saltcoats United Church in the singing of the hymns, "Come and Find The Quiet Center", "The Lord's My Shepherd", "Make Me a Channel of Your Peace", "Teach Me God to Wonder", and
"Amazing Grace" . The tribute was shared Sandy Archer.
Funeral arrangements were in care of Bailey's Funeral Home.
Memorial donations be forwarded to the Cancer Patient Lodge, 4104 Dewdney Ave. Regina, SK S4T 1A3.

Minnie Pedde
Minnie Pedde, formerly Minnie Klause (nee Gabel) passed away peacefully at the Anderson Lodge in Yorkton on Sunday, January 13, 2002 at the age of 95 years. Minnie enjoyed a fruitful life, was always cheerful and a pleasure to be around. Minnie was born Amelia Goebel in Posnan (Posen) Poland on July 10, 1906, a daughter of Caroline (nee Mieski) and Frederick Goebel. She immigrated to Canada with her parents in 1907 at the age of one. She received her education at Victoria School. In 1923 she was united in marriage to Theodore Klause. The couple farmed in the Springside district. Three children were born, Alvin, Gladiola and Kenneth. In 1975 Minnie married Alfred Pedde, she enjoyed greatly her final stay at the Anderson Lodge.
Predeceased by her first husband Theodore in 1963, son Kenneth Klause and daughter Gladi Smith, and by her second husband Alfred Pedde. She leaves to cherish her memory her son Alvin Klause and his wife Muriel of Winnipeg; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Also two sisters, Katie Klause of Saskatoon, and Mary Anaka of Canora, numerous nieces, nephews and her many other relatives and friends.
Cremation took place at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Crematorium. The Funeral Service was held on Monday, January 21, 2002 from Westview United Church in Yorkton with Rev. Faye Greer officiating. Grandson Jim Klause gave a tribute to Minnie. The organist, Marilyn Newell led the congregation in the singing of the hymns 'What A Friend We Have in Jesus' and 'Beyond the Sunset'. The interment took place at the Yorkton City Cemetery with granddaughter Yvonne Campbell as urnbearer. Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

Cecil Peet
Mr. Cecil M. Peet passed away from complications due to kidney failure in the ICU at Regina General Hospital at 11:24 p.m., Wednesday, January 9, 2002. Born at Yorkton on September 27, 1916, "Cec" lived his earliest years on the homestead of his parents, Sidney Herbert Peet (1882 - 1963) and Pansy Elizabeth (Rowell) Peet (1891 - 1955) near Preeceville, Sask. In 1920 the family moved to Yorkton, Sask., where they farmed what is now the SW portion of that city. Starting in the 1920's the farm diversified into a commercial dairy known as City Dairy, which Cec owned and managed from 1950 to 1969. Cec took great pride in the accomplishments of "the dairy": one of Saskatchewan's first pasteurizing facilities, Saskatchewan's first bulk-milk tanker, award winning cheeses, his long-time loyal employees and their families, the exceptional quality of the dairy's milk shippers and the dairy's growth to serving the largest part of East Central Sask. and NW Manitoba prior to the dairy's 1969 merger with Dairy Producers Co-op. Cec remained active in the industry he loved, retiring in 1982 as Manager of Dairy Producers at Regina following the successful completion of DPCL's then ultra-modern Winnipeg Avenue plant. Following retirement Cec and Eleanor returned to Yorkton to be nearer to their family, Yorkton friends and summers at Crystal Lake cottage. A veteran, Cec served in the RCAF during WWII. A life-long curler and golfer well into his eighties, Cec had held memberships in the Legion, Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club, several golf and curling clubs, Knights of Pythias and the Rotary Service Club at Yorkton and Regina. Cec strove to live a long, healthy and active life. He succeeded grandly. Cec took particular pride in the progress of the City of his birth and his family's participation in its development, starting with his father's arrival at the turn of the century constructing grain elevators, his planting the now towering trees at Patrick Park, donating milk at Yorkton's Hobo Jungle during the Great Depression and donating lands for church construction on West Broadway St. Cec passed peacefully into the hands of God with family at his side. "I asked him to touch God for all of us. I am sure he will."
Survived by his wife of 55 years, Eleanor Elizabeth (Evans) Peet and their children, Barbara (John) Rowe, Diane (Wayne) Rusnak and Russ (Vicki) Peet, 7 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, his brother, Clifford (Rosemary) Peet and sisters, Rena (Mac) Ferguson and Vera (Elmer) Dauncey.
Funeral Services were held on Monday January 14, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Pastor Ken Wiebe of the Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Tribute & remembrances of "Cec" were given by son-in-law Wayne Rusnak. The organist Mrs. Vange Shipowick led the congregation in the singing of the hymns "Just A Closer Walk With Thee" and "O That Will Be Glory". Soloist Debbie Onslow - Kitzan sang "How Great Thou Art". The Legion Burial Rite Service was performed by members of the Royal Canadian Legion General Alexander Ross Branch # 77. Interment followed in the Peet Family plot in the Yorkton City Cemetery with Rena & Mac Ferguson as the urnbearers. Piper Dave Gillard performed "The Lament - Flowers in the Forest" and "Amazing Grace". Cremation and Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

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