PIHACH - Mr. Rick Pihach, of Regina, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2004 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was 56 years of age. Rick was born in the Fenwood district, worked at Lynn Lake, MB and at Yorkton before moving to Regina in 1974. He was a 23 year employee of the City of Regina but was forced to retire due to an accident in 1997. Rick will be missed by his many friends in Regina: his sister, Jeanette Pihach of Ituna, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives. Prayers will be said on Thursday evening at 7:00pm and the funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00am, all from Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ituna. Interment to follow in the parish Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home, Yorkton & Ituna (firstname.lastname@example.org)
ASH - Joseph Heis (Joe), born in Qu'Appelle, Sask on September 11, 1932, the eighth of 11 children born to Jack and Mary Ash, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 2, 2004 at the age of 72, with his family at his side. Joe's passing came after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by Norma, his loving wife of 49 1/2 years; son, Tom (Tina) and children Trevor and Danielle (Danny) of Regina; son, Dave (friend Marilyn) and children, Tyler, Courtney and Brittany of Saskatoon; daughter, Leanne (Gerry) Levis and children Ashley and Brett of Saskatoon; as well as his brothers Jim (Mavis) of Regina; Wilf (Kaye) of Brandon; Ralph of Regina; Walter (Anne) of Regina; Al (Jocelyn) of Regina; Bill (Lois) of Lethbridge; sistersin-law Marg Ash of Regina and Betty Ash of Surrey, BC; sisters and brothers-in-law Mae and Harold Wesley of Edgeley; Malcolm and Carolyn Howden of Saskatoon; Bob and June Howden of Edgeley, and many special nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Jack (1949), his mother Mary (1964), brothers Norm (1979), Sam (2000), sisters Ola Ash (1997) and Arlette Dunn (Oct. 2004), sister-in-law Eileen Ash (1978), brother-in-law Ken Dunn (1999) and special family friend Lil Duckworth (2000). Joe began his career in carpentry with Bird Construction at 16 years of age. After 14 years with Birds, he joined the Saskatchewan Department of Welfare as head carpenter for all of their facilities throughout the province. In 1969, he joined the RCMP Depot Division as Project Supervisor of Construction. He retired from that position in July 1993 after 24 years. During the 1970's and 80's he was also a partner in Calash Concrete Ltd. He was a very generous man who never hesitated to volunteer his creative talents as a carpenter on many projects for his family and friends. Joe was keenly interested in the activities of his children and grandchildren. He helped coach or manage Little League baseball and minor hockey with the Firefighters peewee team and Spurs bantam team. Other activities included membership in the Optimist Club of Regina, church boards at St. Andrews and St. James United churches, and committees in the Regina Lions Band. In his retirement he especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren in their numerous activities such as baseball, softball, hockey, basketball, soccer, volleyball, waterpolo, team handball, lacrosse and badminton. As well, he enjoyed many summers relaxing and tinkering around the cottage at Sorensen's Beach on Long Lake. Special thanks to Dr. Miller and Dr. Clein and the nurses in the Palliative Care Unit at the Pasqua Hospital, especially Carol, Penny and Lorraine, and to home care nurse Linda B. for their excellent care and support. Also, heartfelt thanks to all our family and friends for their love, compassion and support over the past two years and especially the last few weeks. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Zion United Church, 120 Broad Street North, Regina on Monday, December 6, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. David Hoffman officiating. A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 5 from 2:00 4:00 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue. A private family interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any contribution of remembrance be made to the Pasqua Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina S4T 1A5 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre Street, Regina S4P 2R3. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. Condolences to the family may be emailed to email@example.com.
BERLAD - Viktor K. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Viktor Berlad, late of Regina, on Wednesday, December 1, 2004. Viktor was born in the town of Inyatin in the Ukraine, where his beloved mother resides. Following his military career in Russia he attended the University of Chernortse where he obtained his Baccalaureate of Physics. He participated in many sports throughout his years in the Ukraine, most notably field hockey which he played in University. Victor came to Canada in 1992 and obtained his Canadian Citizenship shortly after. Viktor was predeceased by his beloved father in his youth. He is survived by his mother Maria, sister Tamara, nephew Yaska, sister Olga, brother-in-law Oleg and their children Igor and Nina, all of the Ukraine. Loving companion Carrie and her son Bryce. Throughout his business travels in Canada and abroad Viktor made many friends and extended family. He touched many lives and will be deeply mourned by all. His remains will be taken home to his birthplace where he will be reunited with his father. Those wishing to celebrate his life may join us at Regina Funeral Home, 1-2pm, with a luncheon following at a different location. Rest in peace, Viktor. We love you and we'll miss you.
Carlisle, Lloyd Roy,
CARLISLE - On Wednesday, December 1, 2004 Lloyd Roy Carlisle late of Regina, Sask., passed away at the age of 86 years. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 2:00 PM in the G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Moosomin, Saskatchewan.
DEIS, PIUS - Born November 15, 1925 passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 2, 2004 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his parents Michael and Magdalena; brothers Charlie, Michael and Tony; sisters Annie Gangl and Magdalene Beitel; brothers-in-law John Gangl, George Fink and Bill Danylchuk and sister-in-law Alice Deis. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Anne; son Raymond (Heather); grandchildren Jeremy, Jamie and Breanna (fiance
DREBIT - Martha passed away suddenly in Regina on November 29, 2004 at the age of 79 years. Martha is survived by her husband George, and her daughter Helen (Reg) and their children Dallas and Logan; daughter Shelley and her children Matthew and Sabrina; three sisters and one brother; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT THE REGINA FUNERAL HOME TODAY, ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2004 AT 10:00am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306-789-8850).
FELLINGER, AUDREY MARIE LOUISE - On Sunday, November 28th, 2004 Audrey Fellinger passed away at the age of 68, at the Victoria Union Hospital in Prince Albert, SK. Audrey was predeceased by her father Julius Maertens and husband John P. Fellinger, survived by her mother Grace Maertens, her son Daniel (Rhea), daughters Julie (Clayton), Jo Ann, brothers, Kenny (Gale), Harvey (Bev), Andy, sister Donna, several nieces and nephews, grandchildren Simone, Ashley, Mathew, Kyle, Noelle and Dustin. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Victoria Union Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 1200 24th St. West, Prince Albert, SK S6V 5T4
JOSEPH AUGUST BENTZ - Bentz, Joseph August, born Aug. 15, 1935, passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2005, with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 69. He was predeceased by his mother Martha, father Philip, sister Katherine, father-inlaw Steve Bulka Sr., brother-in-law Herman Schultz, sister-in-law Josie Bentz. He is survived by Mary, his loving wife of 47 years; daughters, Brenda (Tom) Perkin, Michael, David and Kristine, Karla (Gary) Eckel, Tyson, Jordan & Steven; sons, Logan, Blair (Lorie), Colin, Brendon, Caitlin, Courtney & Kelsey, Bradley (Denise), Dylan, Braden, Damian & Blaze; one brother George (Mary Jane); 3 sisters, Helen (John) Senft, Phyllis (Garry) Horn, Hilda (Ron) Stagg; 4 brothers-in-law, Joe (Margaret) Bulka, Steve (Maria) Bulka, George (Dorothy) Bulka, Frank (Shirley) Bulka; 3 sisters-in-law, Anne Eggleston, Yolanda Schultz, Elizabeth (Garry) Macza; mother-in-law Rose Bulka; many nieces and nephews. Joe grew up and farmed in the Dickens district until 1991 when they moved to Punnichy. He still helped with the farming and pursued his passion of buying, raising and training horses. A visitation will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at St. Albert Church in Punnichy. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Albert Church in Punnichy SK with Fr. Peter Thang Nguyen celebrant. Interment to follow at Punnichy Cemetery. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of St. Joseph's Integrated Care Facility for the wonderful care Joe received during his illness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph's Integrated Care Hospital Auxiliary. Arrangements in care of Tompkins Funeral Home.
Campbell, Glen Miller,
CAMPBELL - With deep sorrow, we announce the death of Glen Miller Campbell on February 1st, 2005 in Regina. Born on September 23, 1916 in Avonlea, SK, he was the third of seven children born to Sandy and Eva Campbell. He grew up on the family farm and attended Sunshine School. Glen was a natural athlete throughout his entire life, playing ball, rugby, hockey, curling, golf, shuffleboard and tennis. After Grade 12, Glen went to the University of Saskatchewan obtaining his Accounting Degree and Chartered Accountant's Designation in 1942. With the outbreak of World War II, Glen navigated RCAF bombers stationed in York, England and Aberdeen, Scotland. He met his sweetie, Fern Hagerty, farm daughter and Registered Nurse on the ice skating rink in Moose Jaw. They married in April 1946. Shortly after, Glen and his brothers led a team of 21 young men who custom combined wheat harvests from Texas to the Dakotas. In the spring of 1947 Glen attended his first of six Canadian Curling Championships, winning the MacDonald Brier in 1955 with brothers Garnet, Lloyd and Don. Over the years, his other curling mates were father Sandy, brother Gordon, Jack Keys and Bob Pickering. Glen was a 25-year Registered Seed Grower in the Pense district from 1950-1995 and a Founding Director of the Palliser Wheat Growers Assocation. He and Fern moved permanently to Regina in 1975 and started wintering in Texas. Glen lost Fern in 1985. He was blessed to have two special women in his life when he met Elsie Teulon. They continued to winter in Texas together, collecting many shuffleboard and golf trophies. He continued ""balancing the books"" for his relatives until his 88th birthday. Glen was predeceased by wife Fern, parents Sandy and Eva, brother Don, sister Verna and her husband Bill Evans, and Lloyd's wife, Wilma Campbell. Poppa will be sorely missed by children Doug (Irene) Campbell, Cochrane, AB; Glenys (Rand) McIntyre, Regina; James Campbell (Steve Stellenwerf), Houston, TX; and his loving companion Elsie Teulon; brothers Lloyd, Pense, Garnet (Deverne) and Gordon, Avonlea; sister Margaret (Archie) Smith, Boulder, CO; sister-in-law Grace Campbell, Toronto; and brotherand sisterin-law Ray and Anna Hagerty, Moose Jaw, as well as numerous nieces and nephews; Grandchildren Keith, Ross and Jennifer Campbell, Lindsay and Brandon McIntyre. Heartfelt thanks go out to Dr. Abdulhadi, Dr. Gorman, Dr. Bradel, Dr. Clein, staff of the Renal and CRI Unit, Palliative Home Care and William Booth Palliative Wing Staff. Funeral Services will be held at Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue, Regina on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Those wishing to do so, may give to the Kidney Foundation of Canada-Regina Chapter, or William Booth Wascana Grace Hospice. A brief memorial service will take place in Avonlea, SK in July as part of the 50th Miller Family Reunion. ""It was ever thus... To thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."" Shakespeare
DEIS - DEIS On Tuesday, February 1, 2005, Rosalie Deis, late of Regina, Sask., passed away at the age of 87 years. Arrangements are pending. Full service details will appear in Friday's publication of the Leader Post. Arrangements are in the care of LEE FUNERAL HOME 757-8645
Dumur, James Edward,
JAMES EDWARD DUMUR - The family is saddened to announce the passing of "Jim ", formerly of Kisbey, SK, late of Moose Mountain Manner in Carlyle, SK. Jim was a member of the RCAF, Edmonton Transit, and the Royal Canadian Legion. He will be lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends. A CELEBRATION OF JIM'S LIFE will be held at the Kisbey Recreation Centre, Kisbey, SK, on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Regina Funeral Home.
GOODWIN, SYBIL - It is with sadness, the family announces the passing of Sybil Goodwin (nee Henfrey), age 91, on February 1, 2005. Sybil was born April 14, 1913 on the family farm at Bulyea. Sybil was predeceased by her husband Bill, her parents Ellen and Christopher Henfrey, brothers Glydon (Irene), Laurie (Grace), Alga and Sam, sisters Betty, Cassie (Herb), Olga (Ambrose), Louie, Nora (Pete), Viola, one grandson Robin, and daughter-in-law Dora, She leaves to mourn her daughter Barbara (Einar) Thompson, son George (Shirley), 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, sister-in-law Kathleen, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 2 PM from Bulyea Hall. Sybil was a kind and generous person will be missed dearly. The family would like to give heartfelt thanks to the staff at Nokomis Health Centre, Last Mountain Pioneer Home and the homecare girls who enabled grandma to stay in her own home as long as she was able. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Last Mountain Pioneer Home or the A.L.S. Society. Hansen's Funeral Home, Strasbourg in care of arrangements.
HESJEDAL - LOLA, OF Bengough, Sask, passed away January 30, 2005, age 88. Predeceased by her husband Carl, brothers Jennings, Kenneth and Leo Dahl; she is survived by daughter Coleen (Carlos) Torres; granddaughters Regina (Bill) Kossatz and Lola (Steve) Dosch; 6 greatgrandchildren; sisters Evelyn MacDonald, Violet Wetherell and brother Donald Dahl. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at Knox United Church, Saturday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Teresa Burnett-Cole officiating. Memorial donations can be made to the Bengough Health Centre Auxiliary or Knox United Church Memorial Fund. Ross Funeral Service, Assiniboia, 642-3373
BOURASSA - Audrey Elaine passed away peacefully Friday, March 4, 2005, in Regina at the age of 56. She was predeceased by her father Oliver Dokken, her husband Emile Bourassa, and her brother Marlo Dokken. Audrey is survived by her mother Louise Dokken; her four loving children Vivian (Terry) Gatzke, Randy (Penny) Bourassa, Paula (Jarrett) Rusnak and Twyla Griesser; her five grandchildren (John, Chase, Matthew, Evan, Jasmine); her sisters, Beverly, Marlene, Yvonne, Doreen, Elsie and their families, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. From the family, a special thanks goes to the Regina General Hospital ICU and Audrey's special care givers, including Norma, Nicole and Sharon. Your kindness and compassionate touch will never be forgotten. The funeral service will be held at Radville United Church on Wednesday, March 9th, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow. Condolences to the family may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org