POW - On Monday, June 18, 2001, Francis Pow, Regina, Sask., and formerly of Wolseley, Sask., age 85 years. The funeral service will be held in the Regina Funeral Home, #1 Highway East, on Thursday, June 21, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Officiant: Rev. Wayne Knouse. Cremation with interment in the Wolseley Cemetery on Thursday at approximately 5:00 p.m. Predeceased by his grandson, Todd Pow and one sister, Jean Haig. Francis is survived by his loving wife, Erva, his twins, son, Dwayne (Evelyn) Pow, and his daughter, Dianne Luzecky, all of Regina, his grandchildren, Tammy (Dan) Manning, Weyburn, Sask., Leanne and Jeanine Pow both of Regina, and Bob Luzecky of Korea, two sisters, Agnes Pow, Port Dover, Ontario and Margaret Pow, Hamilton, Ontario, two nephews, Jim (Lynn) Haig and John Haig of Ontario. Also survived by his cousins. In lieu of flowers if friends so desire contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan may be tokens of remembrance. Arrangements in care of Tubman Cremation and Funeral Services. Wolseley. (1-800-667-8962)
SCHAEFER, Lillian Elizabeth,
SCHAEFER - Lillian Elizabeth Schaefer passed away in Estevan, Friday, June 15, 2001 at the age of 98 years. She is survived by her daughters, Maxine (Mike) Csada, Estevan; Vivian (Jack) Koleman, West Bank, B.C.; Elaine (Josh) McEwan, Calgary; sisters, Rose Quinn, Ireland; Martha Hugson, England; Magherad Murphy, Ireland; daughter-in-law, Margaret Schaeffer, Regina; niece, Frances Morris, Ireland; special nephew, Michael Quinn; special niece, Bernadette Quinn; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Benjamin; parents, Edward and Margaret McKeever; son, Gerald; brother, John 'Jack' McKeever and sister, Molly Breen. Lillian (Elizabeth) Schaefer was born in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on April 4, 1903. Came to Canada in 1926, took up residence in Regina, Sask. where she worked at various jobs including the Saskatchewan Hotel. The last years of her working career were spent at the Grey Nuns Hospital. Lillian married Benjamin Schaefer of Sedley, Sask. on February 22, 1930 at Holy Rosary Cathedral in Regina. They had one son (Gerald) and three daughters (Maxine, Vivian and Elaine). Lillian was a devoted Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Aunt and this devotion was returned by her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, especially at her many birthdays when gala parties were held with her family attending and performing Irish singing and dancing. Lillian's impeccable taste in clothing and the strength and pride that took her through her life will leave us with a memory best described as "a Classy Lady". Lillian, through her family, wishes to thank the Estevan Nursing Home for the excellent care provided for her during the last years. Good-bye "Gramma" - We miss you! Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2001 from Holy Rosary Cathedral, Regina with Father Louis Kubash and Father Ken Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of the Orsted Funeral Home, Estevan. Allan StyreBob Moyse
THACYK, ELEANOR ELIZABETH (nee VOSSEN),
THACYK - ELEANOR ELIZABETH (nee VOSSEN) of Regina, beloved wife of Peter for 53 beautiful years, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord, on June 18, 2001 at her home with her children by her side. She leaves to celebrate her life, Peter and children: Bob (Lois), Gerry (Diane), Joanne (Wilfred) Binsfeld, Wayne (Ann), Tracy (Larry) Prychak, Michelle (Rob) Huber and Lisa; sixteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers; six sisters and their families. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Anna, a brother in infancy and a brother in March 2001. FUNERAL MASS will be held at Holy Child Roman Catholic Church, 2636 7th Avenue East on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ella may be made to Palliative Care Incorporated, Pasqua Hospital, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK, S4T 1A5. Arrangements are entrusted to the Regina Funeral Home (789-8850).
WENGROWICH - Bill died peacefully on Monday, June 18, 2001 with his family by his side, after a short battle with lung cancer. Born December 31st, 1929 and raised in Ituna, Sk., Bill worked 15 years in Sudbury, Ont. before moving to Regina where he owned and operated Custom Paving until he retired. Predeceased by his parents and brother Harry, Bill is survived by his wife Phyllis; three daughters, Donna (Peter) Loran, Linda (Bill) Mueller, Brenda (Nick Kreker) McDonald; seven grandchildren: Justin, David and Adam Loran; Shea, Braden, Erika and Morgan Mueller; and special friend Kay Mueller; four brothers: Pete (Molly), Alex (Ann), John, Ted (Cathy); sister-in-law Phyllis Wingrowich; Aunt Margaret Waltz, as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. Prayers will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at 8:00 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Ave., Regina. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Basil's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1757 Toronto Street, with Msgr. R. Luzney and Deacon Joe Lang presiding. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam, to a charity of choice. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. E-mail condolences to the family may be sent to email@example.com.
SCHWICKRATH, Edmund "Ed" ,
SCHWICKRATH - On Tuesday, November 6, 2001, Edmund "Ed" Schwickrath, passed away peacefully at the age of 79 years. Predeceased by his wife, Pauline, November 8, 2000; sisters, Margaret, Mary and Eva. Ed is survived by his children and grandchildren, Bob (Lynn), Christina and Stacey; Louise Schwickrath and Amy; Paul (Gloria); Dave (Gayle), Quinn and Morgan; two sisters, Barbara Carpenter of Lethbridge and Flo Barr of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's R.C. Church, 2026 Winnipeg Street with Rev. Lawrence Folk presiding. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Sk., 2360 - 2nd Ave., Regina SK S4R 1A6 in Ed's memory would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org "Loves' Last Gift...Remembrance"
Ogema / Bengough, SK
URSU - On Monday, November 5, 2001, FROZINA URSU, late of the Bengough Health Centre was called home to be with her Lord at the age of 100 years. Predeceased by her husband Costan Ursu, parents Teoder & Ecaterina Paliuc, son-in-law Arthur Ritsco and all her siblings and in-laws. She was the last surviving family member of that generation. She is survived by her loving daughter and only child, Mary Ritsco of Ogema; two granddaughters Betty Jackson (Garry) of Ogema and Debby Webb of Winnipeg. Great grandchildren: Leoralee & Tim; Holly & Jonathan; Kelly; Layne; Clinton & Nancy; Curtis & Yola; Corwin; Cassidy. Great great grandchildren: Samantha Webb; Robin, Brandon & Morgan Davison; Raven, Jonah & Noah Buzila; Rielle Frozina & Skylar Hansen, plus numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren. Frozina was born at Fratautii Vechi, Romania on May 19th, 1901 to Teoder & Ecaterina Paliuc, immigrating to Canada with her family at the age of three. She was the ninth born to the family of 2 brothers and 8 sisters. She married Costantin Ursu on June 15th, 1919. They were married for 62 years & farmed in the Kayville district until 1984 at which time she moved to Ogema. Bica, as she was affectionately called by all her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly, was a hard working farm homemaker her entire life loving the outdoors, her horses & livestock, doing yard & garden work that she took great pride in. After leaving the farm she continued to care for her family grave sites & cemeteries until she reluctantly retired her half ton, garden tiller & lawn mower at the age of 94, when she as well retired to the Omega Sunshine Villa, then later on to the Bengough Health Centre. She not only was known for her outdoor work, but she was also a great cook & baker turning out the biggest loaves of bread & doughnuts & highest chiffon cakes her grandchildren had ever seen. Her sharp wit & sense of humour as well cannot be overlooked, one of the traits that was enjoyed by all who knew her. Thursday evening, November 8th, 2001, prayers will be held at 7:30 P.M. at the Helmsing Funeral Chapel, 2210 College Ave., Regina, SK. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 9th, 2001 at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, located two miles west of Kayville, SK. The Very Rev. Fr. Svetislav Balevich officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cemetery. Dinner will be served at the Kayville Community Centre Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in remembrance of Frozina may be made to the Bengough Health Centre, Bengough, Sk. S0C 0X0. Lorne PalmerKen GoldBrent Metz
WINKLER, JAMES CLAUDE,
WINKLER, JAMES CLAUDE - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of James on Saturday, November 3, 2001 at the young age of 30 years, after a courageous battle with cancer. James was predeceased by his uncle Mark Winkler and Grandpa Rene Paquin. James is survived by his loving parents Gero and Isabelle; brother Sean, sister, Stacey (Jamey) Sutherland, sister Chantal and his two nieces Riki and Sydnee whom he adored dearly. He is also survived by his grandparents Lea Paquin and Ursula and Albert Winkler, his great grandmother Emma Istace and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and special pal Jake. Flowers are gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Kinsmen of Saskatchewan. A MEMORIAL SERVICE for James will be held at the Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, on Friday, November 9, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (Phone 789-8850)
YOUNG, BEATRICE SHIRLEY (nee Miller),
Moose Jaw, SK
BEATRICE SHIRLEY YOUNG (nee Miller) - We mourn the sudden passing of Beatrice Young at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital on Monday, November 5, 2001. Born in Delisle, Saskatchewan on November 24, 1927. She married Walter (Whip) Young on July 10, 1948 and they lived their 53 years together in Moose Jaw. Bea was predeceased by her parents, Jim and Edith Miller; sister, Iris Traves; grandson, Colin Thompson; mother and father-in-law, Mary and Charles Young and brother-in-law, Clifford Young. She leaves her husband, Whip Young, children: Diane (Nick) VanderZande of Keewatin, Ontario, Barry (Diana) Young of Ottawa, Barbara (Ken) Thompson of Regina, Thomas (Maureen) Young of Moose Jaw; grandchildren: Malina and Matthew Thompson, Stephen and Jamie VanderZande, and Liam and Carlene Young, sister, Dorothy (Ellwood) Hunsley, sisters-in-law: Beth Young and May Young, brothers-in-law: Lloyd Young and Gerry Traves. Bea grew up in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan and trained as a teacher in Moose Jaw where she met Whip. She had a long and active volunteer life. Bea was involved with the Canadian Red Cross, Moose Jaw Branch, Zion United Church, Moose Jaw Presbytery, Ina Grafton Gage Home. She was a member of the Moose Jaw Chapter Good Sam Camping Club, Federal Superannuates Association, Post Office Heritage Club, and a supporter of Hillcrest Sports Centre. Bea enjoyed camping with her family and friends. Her biggest joy was her children and grandchildren and was happiest spending time with them. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be missed by her numerous friends and acquaintances. THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT ZION UNITED CHURCH, 423 MAIN ST. N., MOOSE JAW ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2001 AT 1:30 P.M. Reverend Dr. Bob Kimmerly and Linda Owens will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Red Cross, Zion United Church or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. In living memory of Bea, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W.J. Jones & Son Funeral Home. Please sign the memorial register book at website: www.wjjonesandson.com (Obituaries)
BRAID - Hilda Braid late of Stoughton, SK passed away November 3, 2001 at the age of 78 years. Funeral Service is Wednesday, November 7, 2001 at 2:00 P.M. in Stoughton United Church, Stoughton, SK with Rev. Heather Lea officiating. Interment at Heward Cemetery, Heward, SK. Donations to Fillmore Health Centre or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Fletcher Funeral Chapel (842-6662).
ZERR, Stephen Victor,
ZERR - On Tuesday, July 3, 2001, Stephen Victor Zerr passed away at the age of 80 years. Predeceased by his parents, Peter and Katherine; three brothers and two sisters: Elizabeth, John, Erasmus, Daniel andMargaret. Stephen is survived by his wife Margaret; five sisters: Mary (Peter) Gartner of Regina, SK, Madeline Blondeau of Regina, SK, Theresa (George) Gessey of Regina, SK, Annie Nunns of Spanish, ON, Catherine (Miles) Oshanek of Regina, SK; two brothers, George (Edith) of Indian Head, SK, Arthur (Theresa) of Regina, SK; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Ave. with Sister Mel Hruska presiding. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam, to Little Flower R.C. Church Memorial Fund, 420 College Avenue, Regina, S4N 0X2 or to a charity of choice. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. E-mail condolences to the family may be sent to email@example.com
ZLATARITS, EMMA THERESA (Neimor),
ZLATARITS - EMMA THERESA (Neimor) passed away with family by her side on Wednesday, July 4, 2001 at the Pasqua Hospital. Emma was born May 18, 1923 in Vibank, SK. Emma was predeceased by her husband Steve, Oct. 1980; her mother in 1955 and father in 1986; brothers Charlie, Chris and Eddie and sisters Helen, Evelyn and Norma. Emma is survived by her two sons Harvey (Janice) of North Vancouver and George (Debbie) of Regina; her three grandsons Jason, Stefan and Toby; her one granddaughter Jaime; her sisters Eva Hodel of Regina, Hilda Hammond of Vernon, BC and Ann Thompson of Regina; brothers Ernie (Marion) Neimor of Bellevue, AB and Bill (Florence) Neimor of Winnipeg as well as many nieces and nephews. Emma grew up in the Vibank area attending and receiving her schooling there. She moved into Regina and worked at Frank's Cafă where she met Steve. She also worked at the Grey Nun's Hospital as a nurses aide and at the Hotel Sask. MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 4825 Dewdney Ave., Regina on Monday, July 9, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Flowers are most gratefully declined. Any charitable donations may be made to the Arthritis Society, 110 - 2550 - 12th Ave., Regina, SK, S4P 3X1. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (Phone 789-8850)