THORN, Eldon Horace,
THORN — Eldon Horace, beloved husband of Mildred Thorn, of Moosomin, Sask., passed away at Broadview Centennial lodge on Sunday, August 10, 2003 at the age of 96 years. Funeral service from G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Moosomin, on Saturday, August 16, at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Mike Williams officiating. Interment in Fleming Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Moosomin & District Health Care Foundation or to the Moosomin Dial-A-Van, in Eldon's memory. G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Moosomin, in care of arrangements.
BELLEGARDE, Carla Irene,
Peepeekisis First Nation, SK
BELLEGARDE — Carla Irene left us suddenly on August 12, 2003 at the age of 30 years to go on her spiritual journey. Predeceased by her mother, Shirley, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Bellegarde and Mr. and Mrs. Don Watcheston, brother, David and numerous aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. She leaves to mourn her children, Bailey (Sue), Kaitlin Cree, her parents, Alvin (Rhonda), sisters, Tattianna and Theresa and brothers, Alvin Jr., Dion (Cicely), Nathan, Anthony and Austin. Also survived by her nieces and nephews as well as her special aunt Rita. The funeral service will be held in Mary Immaculate R.C Church, Peepeekisis First Nation on Friday, August 15, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in the parish cemetery. A wake will be held in the Okanese Band Hall on Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
GRAY, VALIDA JEAN (Miller),
GRAY — VALIDA JEAN (Miller) was born on April 2, 1926 at Unity Hospital, Unity, Saskatchewan. She is the last remaining child of Clifford and Nina Miller. Predeceased by daughter-in-law Patricia Gray (Fraser), nephews Gerald McLean and Terrance Miller and grandson Shawn Lewchuk. She is lovingly remembered by her husband of fifty-four years William Kenneth Gray and her children: Nina (Ed) Crumley, Linda (Rick) Dietrich, Sheila (Clarence) Leier, Scott (Yvonne) Gray, Kerry Gray (Val Burke); Grandchildren: Robert Crumley, Kristopher (Merianne) and Aaron (Tobey) Dietrich, Micki (Karen Biss) and Jody Lewchuk, Wendy Gray, Lindsay, Courteney, Isaac and Nathan Gray; great-grandson Caelan Dietrich. Valida grew up in Rutland, where she completed her schooling. She spent many hours in the family general store along side her father. In 1948, she met and married Ken Gray. Family always came first, and throughout the course of their marriage they raised five children. She enjoyed many hobbies including dancing, bridge, bowling, knitting, ceramics, and many more. Her love of baking will always be remembered. She will always be remembered as a dedicated, faithful, and loving wife, mother and grandmother. A Service to Celebrate Valida's life will be held at Regina Pioneer Village, 430 Pioneer Drive, Regina on Friday, August 15, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the CNIB, Digital Library Campaign, 2550 Broad Street, Regina, SK, S4P 3Z4 or the Outreach Program at the Regina Library, P.O. Box 2311, Regina, SK, S4P 3Z5 or Public Library Interlink, 7252 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, V5E 1G3. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (Phone 789-8850)
HODGSON, Violet Olive,
HODGSON — Violet Olive Hodgson, late of Manor, passed away at Weyburn Saturday, Aug 9. 2003 at the age of 81 years. Private family graveside service will be held Aug. 21 from the Cannington Manor Cemetery with Rev. Michelle Moore officating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Sask. Funeral arrangements in care of Orsted Funeral Home (Carlyle). Darren Grimes Cindy Smyth
KILLICK, Mary Jane,
KILLICK — On Sunday, August 10, 2003 Mary Jane Killick of Regina, SK passed away at the age of 89 years. Predeceased by her husband, William and sisters and brothers in England; Mary Jane is survived by one son, John Frederick of Regina; one daughter, Marjory (Hugh) Smith of Calgary; three grandchildren: Michelle (Kevin) Kelln, Christian and Shaun; and great-grandchildren: Chase and Kyla. A Memorial Service will take place Friday, August 15, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Victoria Avenue Funeral Home, 2080 E. Victoria Ave. with Rev. John Gardner presiding. Friends so wishing may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Sask., 2360 2nd Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 9Z9. Arrangements entrusted to VICTORIA AVENUE FUNERAL HOME 761-2727
NELSON - Laurel Dwight passed away on September 25, 2003. He was born on April 14, 1922 in the Village of Wilcox, Saskatchewan to parents Bertha and Arthur Nelson. He received his elementary and high school education at the Wilcox Public School and his university education at the U of S in Saskatoon. He served in the RCAF during WWII in England for five years as an aero mechanic and on his return from duty he attended University. Following his education, he took up farming in the Wilcox area with Rita G. (his bride of 56 years). Together they raised three children: Denyse, Dwight, and Perry. Laurel's passion was digging. He always enjoyed helping install water systems for a great number of farms in his and surrounding communities, and in the process, made countless friends. Laurel led by example and was always ready to ham it up at any social function. A greater husband and father would be hard to find and he was a true friend to all those that had the honor of knowing him. Laurel retired from farming in 1995 and moved to Regina in July of 1999. He was a good athlete and enjoyed music, swimming, curling, fishing and many other sports. Laurel was a very gentle and loving person and was greatly admired and loved by his wife and family. He was predeceased by his loving wife Rita; brother George; sister Merle; and nephew Kevin. Laurel is survived by his children: Denyse, Dwight (Rhonda) and Perry (Luanne); grandchildren: Kelly, Joe, Anders, Jessica, Taylor, Summer, Dakota and Logan; brother Corwin (Arline); sister Evelyn; sister-inlaw Isabella; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at the Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Memorial tributes may be made in Laurel's memory to the Alzheimer Association of Saskatchewan, 301-2550 12th Avenue, Regina, SK, S4P 3X1 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre Street, Regina, SK, S4P 2R3. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the community of Wilcox, the Doctors and staff of Parkside Extendicare and the Wascana Hospital Veterans Wing. Arrangements are entrusted to the Regina Funeral Home (789-8850).
UNSER, MARY (WEISBECK) - Passed away on September 29, 2003. FUNERAL SERVICES on Friday, October 3 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Gregor Church, St. Gregor. Burial on Saturday, October 4, at 11:30 a.m. in Regina Memorial Gardens.
BICKNELL, AGNES - passed away peacefully Sunday, September 28, 2003 in Kelowna General Hospital following a heart attack. A long time resident of Regina, Agnes moved to Kelowna a year ago to be with her family. She was predeceased by her husband Orv, brothers George and Moir, her parents, sister in law Thelma and brother in law Russ. Her son Doug and his wife Yvonne Pinder, Yvonne's children and grandchildren, her sister Jessie Wallace, nieces Janet and Jackie and nephew Graham and Blair and their families, survive Agnes. Her family and friends will cherish their memories of a quiet, dignified lady who provided support and encouragement for everyone she knew. A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, October fourth, at one p.m. at Speers Funeral Chapel 2136 College Avenue, Regina, SK. Arrangements are in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium. Email condolences may be sent to email@example.com
ROBERT (BOB) EMILE BINETRUY - Born in Radville, Saskatchewan May 4th, 1949, Bob passed away September 30, 2003 in Moose Jaw. He leaves his wife, Sharon, and son, Joe, of Moose Jaw, daughter Faye and son-in-law Stephen Craig, brother, Emile (Frances), of Taber, Alberta, sister, Blanche (Jim) Klovansky, of Davidson, Saskatchewan; brothers-in-law; Wayne Hunstad of Weyburn, Saskatchewan and Gordon Hunstad (Rita) of Calgary, Alberta, sisters-in-law: Shirley Wallin of Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Dolores (Ron) Toso, of Okotoks, Alberta and Linda (Terry) Lahure, of Calgary, Alberta, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many good friends. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 1064 3rd. Ave. N.W., Moose Jaw. Reverend Father Gerry Bauche will preside. An Evening Prayer Service will be held Friday, October 3, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the W.J. Jones & Son Funeral Home, Moose Jaw. Memorials for the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 521, Moose Jaw, S6H 4P2 or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 150 Albert St, Regina, S4R 2N2 would be gratefully appreciated. In living memory of Bob, 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). W.J. Jones & Son Moose Jaw. (693-4644)
CAMPBELL - Monday, September 29, 2003 It is with great sorrow the family of Elizabeth (Betty) Campbell (nee Bey) announces the completion of her life here on earth. With great joy we celebrate the beginning of her new life in the arms of our Lord. Gone ahead to prepare a place for her are her dad, Ted (1963); her mom, Isabel (2001); and her second husband Keith (1997). Waiting until we join her are Valli Johnson, her daughter; Randy and Donna Johnson, her son and daughter-in-law; Kelsey, Lindsey and Joshua, her grandchildren; Harold and Edna Bey, her brother and sister-in-law; Linda (Tom) Latcham, Wendy Benson and Cathy (Eric) Lorenz, her nieces; Verna (Elgin) Karpyk, Bill Barber and Ethel Petras, her cousins; and many more great friends and relatives. Betty was born and raised in Hazel Dell, SK. She completed her nurses' training in Yorkton, SK and upon completion of her RN worked in Yorkton. After she was married she moved to Regina, raised her family and worked at the Grey Nun's (Pasqua) and General Hospitals and later for the Dept. of Health. She enjoyed a long retirement, wintering in Arizona with Keith, and after his passing, volunteering at the Red Cross and Wascana Hospital, holidaying in Mexico, St. Lucia, Hawaii and the Mediterranean with friends and family, dancing, golfing, lawn bowling and making crafts. We miss you. We thank God for the gift He gave us in you and we know we are only waiting until it is our time to join you. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 6, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue with Rev. Lori Erhardt officiating. Interment in Yorkton City Cemetery at a later date. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam, to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada, 401 St. Clair Street, Point Edward, ON N7V 9Z9. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. E-mail condolences to the family may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Moose Jaw, SK
DROPE - Wallace (Wally) Earle Drope, age 88 years, of Moose Jaw, passed away on September 23, 2003. A Service of Remembrance will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at Parkview Funeral Chapel, 474 Hochelaga St. W., Moose Jaw, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. John Gardner of St. Aidan Anglican Church, Moose Jaw will officiate and interment will take place at Sunset Cemetery. Wally was born near Avonlea and grew up on the family farm. In 1960, he purchased his own farm two miles south of Moose Jaw. Many happy years were spent travelling with his beloved wife Josephine. Wally's two greatest passions in his life were his family and his farm. He will be sadly missed. Wally was predeceased by his wife Josephine; sisters: Marion, Marjorie and Irene; brothers: Allan, Harold and Barton. He is survived by his step-children: Vincent (Florence) Dewing and Muriel (Bob) Towriss; step-grandchildren: Farrell, Warren, Melissa, Robert and Nelson; brother Tom (Marjorie) Drope; sister Doris Hunt; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a dear friend Ethel Ingalls. As part of the Living Legacy Planting Program, Parkview Funeral Chapel will have a tree planted in Wakamow Valley in Wally's memory. Flowers are gratefully declined. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Saskatchewan Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Box 102, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8 or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Parkview Funeral and Crematorium Services, Moose Jaw. Calvin Gammel, James Murdoch, Funeral Directors (694-5500).