LECAINE, AUTUMN STARR
LECAINE - Autumn Starr passed away suddenly at the age of 8 weeks and 2 days. She is lovingly remembered and missed by her mother Melinda (John); grandparents Charles and Arlene Lowery; her older siblings Charlene, Jonathan, Kayla and Lance, her cousin Sophia and uncles Lincoln and Caine Dobson; Autumn was predeceased by her great-grandparents Fred and Mae Burden; sister Summer Rose at 30 weeks gestation. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, November 4, 2005 at Lee Funeral Home, 3101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. Arrangements are in the care of LEE FUNERAL HOME 757-8645
SHANAHAN, JAMES WILLIAM
SHANAHAN, JAMES WILLIAM - Jim passed away with his family by his side on Monday, October 31, 2005 at the age of 65 years at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre. He was predeceased by his mother Maisie in February of 1998. Jim is survived by his father William Shanahan of Niagara Falls, ON; his companion of 25 years Vi Vindevoghel; three step-daughters Denise (Fred) Hungle of Regina, SK, Louise Vindevoghel of Terrace, BC and Paulette (Les) Nightingale of Regina, SK; his sisters Sandra (John) Haddad of San Francisco, CA; Rae Ann (Chris) Cairns of Niagara Falls, ON; his brothers Richard (Barb) of Niagara Falls, ON, and Robert (Shirley) of Vernon, BC. Left behind to honor their special "Ampa" are the apples of his eye Ashley, Alyssa, Christopher and Ashlyn as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, Regina, SK on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 917a Albert Street Regina, SK S4R 2P6. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.
BUSCH - We regret the passing of our mother, Barbara Busch, on Dec.13, 2005 after a brief illness. Barbara was born in Dysart, Sask., in 1910. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph; parents Elizabeth and John Smith; brothers Edward, Odie, and Frank and sisters Maem Dixon and Elizabeth Smith. She is survived by two sisters Bertha Katan and Francis Conway; three sistersin-law, Mary Smith, Myrtle Smith and Amy Busch. Her memory will be cherished by two daughters Joan (Paul) Kaiser and Patricia (Hugh) Huck; seven grandchildrenMary Kay (Troy) Vollhoffer, Natalie (Kevin) Krawchuck, David (Michelle) Huck, Erin (Layne) Gardner, Rachel Kaiser, Jeramie Kaiser, Bethany Kaiser; twelve great-grand children, and many special nieces and nephews. Joe and Barbara were married in 1936 and moved many times throughout their married life. They quickly became a strong nucleus in each community. They loved to travel especially wherever they could enjoy a game of golf. In her later years, Barbara thrived on visits from her neighbors and family; she loved painting, reading, knitting, homemaking and entertaining her family and friends. We would like to acknowledge her special friendships with Eva Kaszczuk, Muriel Brenneke, Pat Wilson and Sr., Bennedicta and ladies from Christ the King Parish; and to thank Fr. Ken Miller and Fr. Neal Osiowy from St. Martin R.C. Church for their spiritual visits. We would also like to acknowledge the staff that gave her such special care and friendships that she enjoyed at Silva Care Home, 4002 Montaque St. Regina. A special celebration of Barbara's life will be held in the spring. Arrangements are in the care of LEE FUNERAL HOME 757-8645
EVANCIO, ANNE - was born on April 11, 1919 at Goodeve, Saskatchewan, daughter of Fred and Nellie (nee Kozakevich) Stecyk. Anne received her education at Roberts School at Lake Mona. On November 2, 1943 Anne was united in marriage to Alex Evancio at Sacred Heart Ukrainian Church in Ituna, celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 1993. The couple farmed in the Goodeve district until 1982 at which time they built a home in Melville and retired. Anne was an active member of St. George's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Melville and took part in helping the parish ladies at different functions at the Parish Hall. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, sewing, crocheting and traveling. Anne entered eternal rest at the Pasqua Hospital in Regina on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at the age of 86 years with family by her side. Predeceased by her parents; husband Alex in 1996; four brothers, Nick, Matt, Bill and Fred Bohay; five sisters, Myrtle Manovich, Pearl Piluk, Katie Kowalchuk, Rose Samyluik and Marioin Harysmuik; Anne leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Ron (Judy) of Dauphin, MB, Don (Linda) of Regina and ARnold (Rebecca) of Regina; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Rob Kowalchuk), Ryan, Stephanie (Larry Rauer), Marie (Arnel Roberto), Donald, Donna, Jenny (Trevor Davies), Laurissa, Andrei and Tye; and one brother John (Elise) Stecyk of Calgary, nine great grandchildren Adrian, Raphael, Mina, Rivkah, Jacob, Tierra, Evan, Courtney, Brin. Prayers will be held on Friday, December 16, 2005 at 7:00 pm at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Centre. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 11:00 am, Yorkton Memorial Gardens Centre. Interment will be at Yorkton Memorial Gardens. Funeral arrangements by Baileys Funeral Home of Yorkton.
GIBSON - Evelyn Leila Gibson. The family of Evelyn Gibson is saddened to announce her passing at the age of 94 years on December 14, 2005 at Providence Place, Moose Jaw. The Funeral Service will held on Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in Parkview Funeral Chapel. Rev. Bill Thomson will officiate. Burial will take place at Rosedale Cemetery. Evelyn was born at Yeomans, Sask. on September 28, 1911 to Harvey and Ruby Harper. She attended school in Trossachs and then moved to Weyburn where she completed a business course. Evelyn was employed by the Co-op Creamery in Weyburn, Regina and Esterhazy. Following the War, she married James Gibson. They resided briefly in Assiniboia and Fir Mountain and then settled in Glentworth where they raised their family. Evelyn was manager of the Glentworth Credit Union for seventeen years, before retiring to Moose Jaw in 1971. The slower pace of retirement gave her an opportunity to spend quality time with her husband, children and grandchildren who were all very special to her. She enjoyed serveral trips throughout Canada and the United States. Many leisure hours were spent crocheting and knitting. These special keepsakes will always be treasured by her loved ones. Following the death of her husband, James, in 1987, Evelyn continued to live in her own home. At the age of 91, she moved to the Bentley Retirement Home until ill-health required her to take up residence at Providence Place a year ago. The family wish to express their gratitude to the kind and compassionate staff and special residents of Providence Place who supported her during this past year. Evelyn was predeceased by her parents; husband, James; infant son, James Junior; sister, Irma Harper; daughter-in-law, Louise Gibson; and brother-in-law, Steven Herberholz. She leaves to mourn daughters: Doreen (O'Dell) Dodd and Ruby (Roy) Sayers, and son: Bill (Jacquie) Gibson; grandchildren: Clayton (Corinne) Gibson, Trent (Christina) Sayers, Sandi (Michael) Gray, Andrea (Gord) Mc Nally, Jana (Larry) Polupski, Jeff (Michelle) Dodd, Brendon (Gretta) Sayers, Todd Sayers, Nicole, Taylor and Shelby Gibson; sixteen treasured great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Herberholz; neice, Donna (Neil) Hastings; sisters-in-law: Robina (Harold) Crowhurst, Mary (Gordon) Beavis, Margaret (Harold) Wilkinson, Hannah (Mel) Van Horn; as well as many neices and nephews. As part of the Living Legacy Planting Program, Parkview Funeral Chapel will have a tree planted in Wakamow Valley in memory of Evelyn. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 61B Ross St. W., Moose Jaw, SK S6H 2M2 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 2360 2nd Ave., Regina, SK S4R 1A6. Parkview Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services, Moose Jaw, entrusted with arrangements. Todd Sjoberg, James Murdock, Funeral Directors (694-5500). www.parkviewfhmoosejaw.com
HOFFMANN, HARTWIG GEORGE
HOFFMANN, HARTWIG GEORGE - born November 12, 1924 in Modosch, Yugoslavia, passed away on Wednesday December 14, 2005 at 81 years of age after a brief period of failing health. He was predeceased by his wife Katie in January 1993. Left to mourn are his sister Hilda Kontz (Michael and family); three daughters, Claudia (Bill, Kim, Chad) Petersmeyer, Monica (Doug, Elissa, Jordan, Ryley) Gillespie, Erica (Russ, Keri, Jered, Tenille) Kirkland. Hartwig, Katie, and their firstborn immigrated to Canada in March 1949. With the help of his wife and family, Hartwig soon began a long and successful career in business. He first owned and operated O.K. Window Cleaning in Regina followed by various other ventures, among which Globe Fabrics was one of his proudest accomplishments. Hartwig will always be remembered by friends and family as having an enthusiasm for telling stories and jokes. The family expresses gratitude to the caregivers at the Regina General Hospital and the Palliative Care staff at Pasqua Hospital. Special thanks to Woody. A gathering of family and friends wishing to pay final respects will take place at Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, Regina, SK on Sunday, December 18, 2005 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care, Pasqua Hospital, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 1A5 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 2360 2nd Avenue, Regina, SK S4R 1A6. Family and friends are invited to sign book of condolences at www.obituariestoday.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.
J.A.T. (TED) MACINTOSH April 12, 1921 - Dec 9, 2005 Ted passed away peacefully on December 9, 2005. Ted was a loving husband and a hero to his children and grandchildren. Ted was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and grew up in Lumdsen, the youngest son of Dr. Aden and Florence MacIntosh. Ted was a fighter pilot in the R.C.A.F and flew missions over the Middle East during WW II. Ted received a degree in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan in 1948, and went on to a distinguished career in the public service. A lifetime sportsman, Ted had a great sense of fair play and met everyone with dignity and humor. Ted was an amateur hockey player, baseball player, curler and golfer. He built rinks, organized teams, tied thousands of skates, thawed frozen toes, taught a neighbourhood to throw a curveball, and cheered from the stands at a hundred track meets. Ted curled on the 1973 Senior Provincial Curling Championship rink, and represented Saskatchewan in the national playdowns. An original member of the Regina Beach golf course, he was much loved and respected by his golfing friends. At 79, he shot his age only a continuing battle with sand traps prevented something even more spectacular. Ted is lovingly remembered by Mary, his wife of 57 years; sons, Donald (Marlene), John (Lana); daughter, Margaret (Bill Bauer); grandchildren, James MacIntosh (Jill), David MacIntosh, Elizabeth Bauer and Brian Bauer; sister, Adena Pettigrew of Calgary; and sister-in-law, June MacIntosh of Regina. Swing easy Dad. A Memorial Reception will be held on Sunday afternoon December 18th, 2005 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the W.A. Edwards Family Centre (4th Ave. and 25th St.) courtesy parking at Saskatoon Funeral Home. Interment will occur at Lumsden in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Saskatoon Cancer Centre (20 Campus Drive Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 4H4 ) Email condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Arrangements have been entrusted to SASKATOON FUNERAL HOME.
MCLENNAN, JOHN CHALMERS
MCLENNAN, JOHN CHALMERS - May 16, 1918 December 2, 2005.. John was born on the family homestead south east of Wynyard in the Harvard School district. He was the eldest son of James McLennan and Lovina Chalmers. His family included sister Isobel (Ralph) Mercer (deceased), Robert (Joan) McLennan and David (Pat) McLennan. As a child John attended Harvard School. On October 16th, 1940 he married Therese Dupont and together they farmed the family farm. He served in the Armed Forces during World War II. John was known for his keen sense of humour, his love of poetry and nature, his interest in politics, world affairs and sports. Grandpa could always be found with a grandchild on his knew passing on the morale of `The Little Red Hen' or reciting the story of `Chicken Little', and Robert Burns`Ode to a Mouse'. He will be sadly missed by Therese, his loving wife of 65 years, and his six children Verna McLennan, Calgary; Gloria (Vince) Gudmundson, Lethbridge; Denice (Lorne) Lasuita, Regina; Debby (Lorne) Munro, Regina; Laurinda (Jerome) Karakochuk, Wynyard; Corwin (Cindy) McLennan, Moose Jaw. He is also survived by 21 Grandchildren; Nick (Linda) Pohorelic, Calgary; Brant (Joy Bacalso) Pohorelic, Calgary; Scott (Jacquie) Pohorelic, Calgary; Rayna (Darryl) Benke, Calgary; Lori (Trevor) Bennet, Anmore, Cam Gudmundson, Fort McMurray; Kurt (Trina) Gudmundson, Fort McMurray; Dori Gudmundson, Taber; Bobbi Lasuita, Regina; Kerri (Jeff) Thurman, Balgonie; Mikki (Blaine) Lasuita, Calgary; Danni (Mike) Lasuita, Forget; Kristy (Ken) Hendsbee, Regina; Dallas Bausmer, Regina; Lindsey (Carlos) Munro, Regina; Dana (Curtis) Karakochuk, Carievale; Jevon Karakochuk, Wynyard; Cait Karakochuk, Wynyard; Tommy McLennan, Moose Jaw; Eric McLennan, Moose Jaw; Brad McLennan, Moose Jaw; and 21 Great Grandchildren. He was our encyclopedia, our well of knowledge, we are now on our own. And so in the words of Rudyard Kipling: When earth's last picture is painted, and the tubes are twisted and dried, When the oldest colors have faded, and the youngest critic has died, We shall rest, and, faith, we shall need it - lie down for an eon or two, Till the Master of all Good Workmen shall put us to work anew. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the wonderful and caring staff at Golden Acres for the excellent care provided John in the last year. Thank you to Father Marv for the service, Tompkins funeral home, Steven Pidkowich for playing the bagpipes, the CWL ladies for the wonderful lunch, Ann Zaluski and Bonita Reeves for the music. Thank you to everyone who donated food, money, sent flowers, also for the phone calls and kind words. Monetary gifts will be donated to the Cancer Society. Your kind thoughts and prayers were appreciated and will not be forgotten. The Family of John McLennan.
ANDERS BERNARD NORMAN ASCHIM - July 30, 1922 January 3, 2006 Norman Aschim passed away at Saskatoon City Hospital on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 with his family at his side at the age of 83 years. He is lovingly remembered by Sigrid, his best friend and wife of 62 years; his children Joyce (Morris) Flory of Edmonton, AB, Roy Aschim (Barb Danis) of Calgary, AB, and Carol (Dennis) Rutten of Saskatoon, SK and their families. Norman and Sigrid raised their family in Zehner, Cupar, Nokomis, and Humboldt then living in Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Regina and finally retiring to Saskatoon in 1987 after working for Saskatchewan Wheat Pool for 42 years. A celebration of life will be held at McClure United Church, 4025 Taylor St. East, Saskatoon, SK on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 1:30 P.M. Email condolences to email@example.com
Star Blanket First Nation
BIGKNIFE - MERVIN CLARENCE ESMOND. With the beginning of 2006, a new journey has begun for our son, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. The Lord called him home January 4, 2006 at the age of 65 years. Mervin leaves to celebrate his life, his beloved wife of 44 years, Hilda; his parents Florence and Charles Bigknife; his mother-in-law Nancy Bitternose; three daughters, Sharon Bigknife, Cheryl LaFrance, Rhonda (Tom) Deutsch, and daughter-in-law Cindy; five sons; Elden (Cathy), Conrad (Shannon), Ian (Maxine), Barclay, Dallas (Linda); his grandchildren; CJ (Jessica), Shanette (Billy), Justin, Ira, Ione (Gil), Issac, Ian Jr., Elijah, Ezekial, Katriona and Karissa; extended grandchildren; Destiny, Shayleen, Kelly, Dakota, Chris, Alana, Justice, Aaron, Braiden and Marlena; greatgrandchildren; Ashton, Kieran, Talia, Seth and Darian; four sisters; Freda (Donald) Koochicum, Vera (Richard) McNabb, Stella (Mike) Koochicum and Lynda Bigknife; brother, Lawrence (Anita) and adopted brother Barry Ryder; special aunts; Yvonne Bigknife, Lillian (Bill) Morris, Beatrice (Morris) Kinequon; special uncles, William Bitternose, Sidney (Monica) Buffalo, Irvin (Doris) Buffalo; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in Okanese Learning Centre, Okanese First Nation with Pastor Edmond Gordon and Ron Hooper officiating. Interment in the Bigknife family cemetery on the Star Blanket First Nation. An on-line book of condolence may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com "Your spirit is free now and may you rest in peace. All those who loved and knew you, will miss you. "
BOWDISH, IRA (SLIM) - On Tuesday, January 3, 2006 Ira Bowdish, late of Regina passed away peacefully at the age of 86 years with his family at his side. Ira was predeceased by his parents Agnes and Ira Bowdish; sister Helen (Clark), Ruth (Williams) and infant grandson. Ira is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Elsie; one son Erling (Carol); daughters Sandra (Marvin) Binder and Euniece (Al) Dueck; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Family and friends are invited to a CELEBRATION OF IRA'S LIFE at Regina Funeral Home, Hwy # East, Regina, SK on Monday, January 9, 2006 at 2:00p.m. VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service. INTERMENT will follow at Regina Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation's in Ira's memory may be made to the Lung Association of Saskatchewan, 1231 8th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7H 0S5.
Whitebear First Nation
CADREAU - JOHN RANDOLPH Cadreau in his 38th year passed away in the early morning of Saturday, December 31st, 2005 in Regina, Saskatchewan. John is survived by his 3 children Codey, Morgan, and Jylissa. Special friend Cynthia Longman. Adopted father and mother Gord and Helen Whiteduck. Brothers Bruce (Debbie), Wayne, Keith (Sue), Rick (Wendy), Gord (Sharon-Ann). Sisters Darlene (Tony), Arlene (Paul). Predeceased by his mother Annette Cadreau, father John Pickard, and brother Paul Whiteduck. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Wake to be held on Sunday, January 8th, 2006 at 5pm at the Whitebear Community Hall on Whitebear First Nation. Funeral Services to be held on Monday, January 9th, 2006 at 2:00 pm at the Whitebear Community Hall on Whitebear First Nation.