BRILTZ - On Tuesday, June 1, 2004, Marilyn Mae Briltz, late of Regina, Sask., passed away at the age of 68 years. She was predeceased by her father Alfred Kvamme, mother Elva Kvamme and sister Karen Mehler. Marilyn is survived by her husband Ray Briltz; children Mark (Delores) Briltz of Regina and Michel-Anne (Joerg) Pyle-Schulz of Germany; grandchildren Devin and Christopher Briltz, Tyler, Garrett and Jordan Pyle all of Regina, and Janine and Alessa Schulz both of Germany; brothers Les (Eileen) Kvamme of Estevan, John (Brenda) Kvamme of Saskatoon and Bob (Cheryl) Kvamme of Estevan; sisters Joyce Dodd of Estevan, Marg (John) Green of Victoria and Gloria (Darrell) Miller of Bienfait; great aunt Marg (Al) Olson of Estevan and her special dog "Kiwi ". The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2004, at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Lee Funeral Home, 3101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK with Mr. Eric Warren, officiating. The Interment will follow at Riverside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to Regina Palliative Care Inc., 4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK S4T 1A5 would be appreciated by the family. "We love you, Grandma " Arrangements are in the care of LEE FUNERAL HOME 757-8645
KOFFLER - Born at Regina General Hospital on December 19, 1962 and raised in Regina, Kenneth James passed away on Monday, May 31, 2004 at the age of 41 years. Predeceased by his grandparents, Marten and Isabella Koffler and Harry and Florence Barker, Ken is survived by his mother, Loretta Koffler; father, Paul Koffler; siblings, Douglas (Debbie), Olivia (Rick), Christine (Gary), Carol and Kevin as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Ken worked at the post office in Regina and Vancouver before being disabled by Carpel Tunnel and Lupus in 1994. He loved all sports. We would like to thank all of Ken's caregivers. Viewing and Prayer Service will be held from 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2004 at Paragon Funeral Services, 521 Victoria Ave., Regina, SK. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken's memory may be made to Lupus Saskatchewan, P.O. Box 888, Royal University, 103 Hospital Dr., Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8. Paragon Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. 359-7776.
Forbes, Douglas Archibald,
FORBES - Douglas Archibald passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2004 at the age of 85. Doug was born on the family farm near Condie, Saskatchewan on August 13, 1918. He was predeceased by his parents Archibald and Muriel Forbes; his brother Donald; his sister Dorothy; and an infant brother Carleton. Doug is survived by his loving wife Josephine (nee Pollock) and his two daughters: Edna (Dale) Wilde and Heather (Jim) McCrum. He was the proud grandfather of five grandchildren, Cathy, Karin and Laurie Wilde and Devon and Colan (Kathy) McCrum. Doug married Josephine on November 20, 1946 and worked in the road construction business for a number of years with his brother Don. He also worked at Sask Power and SaskTel, retiring in 1983. He spent the last twenty years of his life doing the things he enjoyed, helping people with household projects and following the Saskatchewan Roughriders. For the last number of years he has cared for Josephine in their home and followed the successes of his grandchildren. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Rayson, Dr. Clein and the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Pasqua Hospital, as well as Doug's AA Group. A Funeral Service to celebrate Doug's life will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue. Flowers are gratefully declined, however those wishing to make a donation may do so to the charity of their choice in Doug's name.
HOFFMAN, MARTHA CAROLINE - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2004 at Cupar Nursing Home. Martha was born on October 13, 1916 and grew up in the Southey District. She married John Louis Hoffman who passed away in 1976 and they farmed at Southey for many years. Martha was predeceased by her loving husband John Louis Hoffman, her daughter Judith Arlet Costea, son-in-law Dean Costea, grandson Gary Costea, great granddaughter Jennifer Beka her parents Richard and Stephanie Schultz, brothers Edward, Jacob, Fernie and Ernest. Martha leaves to mourn her daughter Doreen (Stephen) Walker of Saskatoon, grandchildren Debbie (Grant) Vargo of Regina, Jodie (Ken) Tourscher of Regina, Kelly (Jon) Temme of Toronto, Dr. Shawn (Renelle) Walker of North Dakota, great grandchildren Sarah, Andrew and David Costea of BC, Tyler Mandziak, Michael and Vanessa Vargo all of Regina, Christina, Shayne and Meredith Walker of ND, her sisters Gertrude (Norman) Lauridsen of Regina, Leona (Walter) Ritter of Southey, sisters-in-law Helen Schultz of Southey, Mary Schultz (Jake's wife), Mary Schultz (Ernest's wife) both of Regina, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. in Southey Emmanuel Lutheran Church Pastor L. Dressler officiating with interment to follow in the Southey Cemetery. A Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday July 9, 2004 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Lee Funeral Home, 3101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Memorial Fund, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Southey, SK, S0G 4P0. Arrangements are in the care of LEE FUNERAL HOME 757-8645
Indian Head, SK
PEAREN - Joy Massey (Smith-Windsor), passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on July 7, 2004. Much loved by Lloyd, her husband of 54 years and family: Larry (Sonia) Pearen, Stacey and Lea of Yorkton, Sask., Rev. Marilyn (Craig) Evans, Shawn and Lindsay of Calgary, Alta., Don (Sara) Pearen, Angela, Michael and Scott, Indian Head, Sask. Also survived by brother-in-law Tom Forsyth of Reston, Man. and sister-in-law Jean Smith-Windsor of Katepwa lake, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her son David, her parents Rev. James and Winona (Massey) Smith-Windsor, sister Edythe Forsyth, and brothers Grenville Smith-Windsor, Dr. Morley Smith-Windsor and Dr. Brooke Smith-Windsor. Joy was born on June 23, 1926 in Moose Jaw, Sask. As the daughter of a United Church Minister, she lived in several rural towns in Sask. and Man. before graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics. Following her internship at the Toronto General Hospital, she took great pleasure in teaching the nurses at the Regina General Hospital. She enjoyed and greatly contributed to the life of an active farm family. Katepwa Lake was a special place both in her childhood and adulthood. She enjoyed many family vacations throughout North America. Joy was a warm and gentle teacher who loved her many, many piano students nurturing their love of music through performances in recitals, festivals and Conservatory exams. She introduced Music for Young Children to Indian Head and area. Her love of music was shared with her husband and family, and extended to playing the organ at St. Andrew's United Church and other churches in the community, as well accompanying the Sunshine Choir, the St. Andrew's United Church Senior choir, music festival participants and a host of community events. She was an active member willingly sharing her gifts in both her church and her community contributing to a variety of groups over her lifetime. She was a very devoted and loving wife, Mom, Grandma, as well as a valued teacher and friend. She will be remembered as being a kind, gentle-spirited, gracious and loving woman and will be forever missed. The Memorial Service in celebration of her life will be held in St. Andrew's United Church, Indian Head, Sask., on Saturday, July 10, 2004 at 2;00 p.m. with long-time friend, the Rev. Dr. Bill Cross of Winnipeg, Man. officiating. A private family interment at the Indian Head Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers it friends so desire, donations of remembrance can be made to The Joy Pearen Memorial Music Fund (Box 1450, Indian Head, Sask. SOG 2KO) or the Indian Head Hospital Foundation (Box 543, Indian Head, Sask. SOG 2KO).
JOSEPH NOEL (PONCHO) SHEEPSKIN - Assiniboine Indian name is ""Wo-ti-ja-gakin"" ""He who carries the Lodge"". Went to the Spirit world, June 5th, 2004 at his home in Soquel, California. He was born October 5th, 1935, White Bear FN. Poncho fought a very long courageous battle against cancer. He is now at peace and without pain. Poncho leaves to mourn his beautiful loving wife of 20 years, Kathleen (McQuilling) Sheepskin, his animals and one step-son. He also leaves to mourn his brother; John (Irma) Sheepskin (Ocean Man FN), Sisters; Bonnie (Mannie) Toto of the Mucscowpetung FN, Christine (Leonard) Grealey of Ocean Man FN, Brandon, MB. Special granddaughter P.J. McArthur of Pheasant Rump FN. One step-brother Bill White Bear of White Bear FN, Uncle Joseph McArthur of Pheasant Rump FN, Aunts Rosabelle Standingready, Aunt Mary Little Chief of White Bear FN. He was predeceased by his sister; Shirley Anne Shepherd, Mother; Olive Flora McArthur, Father; Joseph ""Jack"" Sheepskin and many nieces & nephews. It was his wishes to have a simple ceremony/service, he was cremated at Soquel, CA, USA, where he made his home for many years. He will be greatly missed. His remains will be coming home to rest at the Ocean Man Cemetery next to ""Mama"" in the near future. The Family would like to thank everyone for their sympathy. Thank you to the Lodges and the Lodgemen for their prayers. The family have plans for a Feast & Giveaway in the near future.
WIECHEART - John Wiecheart, son of Rogus and Julia Weicheart passed away at Estevan on Thursday, July 6, 2004 at the age of 87 years. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 10, from Salvation Army Church, Estevan, with Capt. Kirk & Linda Green officiating. Funeral arrangements s are in care of Orsted Funeral Home, Estevan.
Andries, Leon Albert,
ANDRIES - On Tuesday, July 6th, 2004, Leon Albert Andries, late of Estevan, Saskatchewan and formerly of Benson, Saskatchewan, passed away in Estevan at the age of 86 years. Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 8th, 2004 from Boire Funeral Home Chapel, Estevan. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 9th, 2004, from St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Estevan, with Rev. Fr. L. Crozon the celebrant. Interment will follow later Friday afternoon at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benson. If relatives and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Building Fund for cemetery upkeep, Benson, in memory of Leon Andries. Funeral arrangements are in care of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan.
AST - Herman Rudolf passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2004 at the age of 79 years. He was predeceased by his parents Christian and Adolfina Ast, sister Katie Ast, three brothers: William, Arnold and Otto Ast, brother-in-law Emil Hodel and sisterin-law Audrey Ast. Herman is survived by his sisters: Nellie Hodel, Gertrude (Bill) McFarlane, Lillian (Fred) Klassoff, Mary (Peter), Toker, and Delores (Phil) Bouzovetsky, great-godchild Jordan Elle Mushansky, and several nieces and nephews. A VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the funeral service. A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East on Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Don Koch officiating. Flowers most gratefully declined. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 2360 2nd Avenue, Regina, SK S4R 1A6 or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Regina Chapter, 1545C McAra Street S4N 6H4.Family and friends are invited to sign a book of condolences at www.obituariestoday.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home. (306) 789-8850.
BARNETT - On Sunday, August 8, 2004, Henry Charles "Harry " Barnett, Wolseley, Sask. died at the age of 83 years. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Tubman Funeral Home, Wolseley, Sask. on Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Lynette Callfas officiating. Interment in the Wolseley Cemetery. Predeceased by his parents, Henry and Ida Barnett; two brothers, Melvin and Norman Barnett; and one sister, Beth Bishop, Mr. Barnett is survived by his wife, Ruth; their children, Victor (Linda) Barnett, Terrace, B.C.; Joyce Mundy, Regina, Sask.; Robert (Verla) Barnett, Regina, Sask.; and Terry (Caryn) Barnett, Canora, Sask.; his numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother in law, Rob Bishop, Medicine Hat, Alta.; sisters in law, Emily Barnett, Winnipeg, Man.; Ida (Bill) Rumpel, Regina, Sask; Mae (Vernon) Schlamp, Grenfell, Sask.; and Edna (Murray) Brown, Winnipeg, Man.; and his numerous nieces and nephews. If friends so desire contributions of remembrance may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 2360 2nd Ave., Regina, Sask., S4R 1A6 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 104 2301 Avenue C North, Saskatoon, Sask., S7L 5Z5.
COLLINS, NORMAN PERCIVAL - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing on August 5 of our devoted husband, father, and grandfather after a long battle with emphysema. Predeceased by his parents John & Margaret Collins, two sisters Mabel & Margaret, and one brother John. He is survived by his wife Dora of 58 years, sons Rick (Debbie) & grandchildren Alex & Caitlin (Toronto); David (Gloria) & grandchildren Christopher & Taylor (Lumsden); three sisters Nancy Ellison (Rocky Mtn. House, Ab.), Vi McCubbin (Calgary), Shirley (Clarence) Jackson (Emma Lake) and all their families. Norm was born and attended school in Wynyard, served in the RCAF overseas for four years, and on the Regina City Police force for 32 years. He retired in 1977 and moved to Kannata Valley, where he served on the village council. He and Dora moved to Lumsden in 1999, which had been his "adopted curling town " in years past. The loves of his life were his family, the years at his treasured beach home, his curling, fishing and hunting friends. Cremation and no service at his request. A celebration of his life will be held 2:00, September 2, 2004 at the Lumsden Legion. Donations in memory may be made to the Saskatchewan Lung Association, 1231-8th Street East, Saskatoon, Sk. S7H 0S5.
EXNER - August Anton, late of the Killaly district, passed away Friday, August 6, 2004 at the age of 68 years. August was predeceased by his parents, George and Katherine (nee Haas) Exner; his stepmother, Josephine; a brother, Gabriel in infancy and a step-brother, Charles Zimmer. He is survived by a sister, Emily (Harold) Krieger of Regina; two brothers, George (Connie) Exner of Regina and Ralph Exner of Calgary, AB; two stepsisters, Geraldine (Vern) Huber of Regina and Marilyn Molloy of Delta, BC; two stepbrothers, Joe Zimmer of Manitoba and Jerome (Merledene) Zimmer of Regina as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Prayers will be said on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. from St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, Killaly. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Elizabeth Church. Interment will take place in the Mariahilf Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial donations may be made to the Mariahilf Cemetery Fund. Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews Funeral Home, Melville.