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SASKATCHEWAN - Regina - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 45

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Playfair, Robert Andrew,
Published: 08/27/2004
ROBERT `BOB' ANDREW PLAYFAIR February 25, 1930 August 25, 2004 - It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Robert `Bob' Andrew Playfair on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at the age of 74 years at Royal University Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer for two years. He will be dearly missed by Joan, his wife of 49 years; daughter, Kathryn (George) Miller of Moose Jaw, SK; son, Ian (Joanne) of Calgary, AB; grandchildren, Geordie Miller and Sarah Miller. He is also survived by sisters, Evelyn Ward of Regina, SK, Edith Findlay of Toronto, ON, Yvonne Tobin (Tom) of Oregon, USA; and sister-inlaw, Myrtle LaVallee of Strasbourg, SK; and by Joan's sisters, Deena (Bruce) Jones and Karen (Eugene) Kitchen; and numerous special nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert was predeceased by his parents, Guy and Verna Playfair and by brothers, Edwin and John. Bob was born in Cupar, Saskatchewan on February 25, 1930, and there he received his education. He worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway, starting as a telegraph operator and then was a Chief Dispatcher (Saskatoon Division) retiring in 1988 after 39 years of service. He loved time spent with his little pal  Buffy, his friends, but most important to Bob was his family. He enjoyed traveling, the trailer club, golf, curling and square dancing. Music was a huge part of his life especially in later years. Bob enjoyed the music, the friendships made, and especially playing with the Jammers. Robert was a member of Bethel United Church, the Masonic Order, Scottish Rites and the Saskatoon Shrine Club. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed. The family would like to acknowledge the doctors, nurses and staff of the Cancer Clinic and Royal University Hospital for the wonderful care Bob received. In memory of Robert, the family would appreciate memorial donations be made to the Saskatoon Cancer Clinic (20 Campus Drive, University Of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 4H4), or to the Bethel United Church Memorial Fund, (1141 5th Street East, Saskatoon, SK, S7H 1H4). A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, August 30, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. from Bethel United Church, Munroe Avenue and 5th Street, Saskatoon, SK. Officiating will be Reverend Jeanette Liberty-Duns. A private family interment of Bob's cremated remains will take place in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery, prior to the service. Arrangements are in care of HILLCREST FUNERAL HOME, (David Schurr 477-4400).

Santbergen, Marinus,
Published: 08/27/2004
SANTBERGEN - Marinus C. (Dutchy), 1911  2004 After a short illness our much loved husband, dad and Opa, late of Regina and formerly of Milestone, left us on Tuesday, August 24, 2004 to play cribbage in heaven. Born in Holland, he lived in and loved Canada since 1952. Predeceased by two sons Johannes (1947), Gerardus (2002), and nine siblings. Remembering him always are his wife of 63 years, Johanna (Ann); daughters Connie (Earl) Kinvig, Mary Ann (Tony) Sherman; sons Jack (Joan), John (Margo), and Joe; grandchildren Joanne; Danny, Darren Kinvig, Amy Schwab (Kinvig); Sonya and Aaron; Jennifer Amichand (Santbergen), Miranda and Tara; Joey; Jessica and Shane; and eleven great-grandchildren. May God let you work in His garden. Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Aloysius R. C. Church, Milestone with Rev. Gary Kuntz presiding. Cremation. Interment in Milestone Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the staff of Sunset Extendicare for their care. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. Aloysius R.C. Church, c/o Chester Helmeczi, Milestone, SK SOG 3L0 or the Milestone Drop-In Centre, c/o Eila Badley, Milestone, SK S0G 3L0. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. Condolences may be emailed to the family at

Siemens, William,
Published: 08/27/2004
Fort Qu'Appelle, SK
SIEMENS - WILLIAM "BILL" Staff Sgt., Retired, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, late of Fort Qu'Appelle, SK passed away after a brief struggle with leukemia on Thursday, August 26, 2004. He was predeceased by his father, Wilhelm; his mother, Helena; brother, Johny; and brother-in-law, Keith (Sheila) Reinhart. Bill's memory will forever be cherished by his family: loving wife, Muriel of 41 years; son, Douglas of Edmonton, AB; daughter, Rhonda (Shane) Mead of Irma, AB; granddaughters, Jordan and Jayme; brother, Hank; sisters, Esther and Marie; brother-in-law, Gerry (Hazel) Reinhart; and sister-in-law, Norma (Pat) Korpatt; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bill was a 26-year veteran of the R.C.MP. serving primarily in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, and the N.W.T. Following his retirement he was a Sheriff in Humboldt, Wynyard and Regina. Bill was instrumental in organizing the Good Sam club in Saskatchewan, and was the first Provincial Director. He was also the first president of the Queen City Sam's Chapter. A VISITATION for family and friends will be held at the Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East on Monday, August 30, 2004 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A SERVICE TO REMEMBER BILL'S LIFE will be held at the R.C.M.P. Chapel, 6101 Dewdney Avenue on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to may make donations in Bill's memory to the Friends of 3B, Pasqua Hospital, 4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK S4T 1A5 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre St., Regina, SK S4P 2R3. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306-789-8850).

Stephenson, Hannah,
Published: 08/27/2004
STEPHENSON - Hannah Stephenson of Davidson, Sask., passed away peacefully at the Davidson & District Health Care Center, with her family at her side on Wednesday, August 25th, 2004. Hannah is survived by her loving children: Robert Stephenson & Grace (Lloyd) Surkan. Also several other family members. The celebration of Hannah's life Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 28th, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. at the Davidson United Church, Davidson, Sask., with Rev. Nobuko Iwai officiating. Interment Davidson Cemetery, Davidson, Sask. For friends so wishing memorials in memory of Hannah may be directed to the Davidson United Church Fund, The Davidson Cemetery Fund or to the Davidson & District Health Care Center Fund. Hanson's Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Storle, Irvin,
Published: 08/30/2004
Regina, SK
STORLE, IRVIN - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Irvin on August 28, 2004. Full obituary and memorial arrangements will be published on August 31, 2004. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. Condolences to the family may be sent to

Trithardt, John Henry,
Published: 08/30/2004
Kipling, SK
TRITHARDT - On Friday, August 27, 2004, John Henry Trithardt, Kipling, Sask., age 92 years. The funeral service will be held in Christ Lutheran Church, Kipling, Sask., on Thursday, September 2, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Carlton Larson officiant. Interment in the Edenland Cemetery. Predeceased by his wife, Violet in 1993, sonin-law, Emil Varjassy, three brothers, Jack, Adam and Ralph (Rose), two sisters, Katie (Ed) Adolph and Minnie (Albert) Timm. John is survived by his children, Geraldine Varjassy (Charles Easton), Langbank, Sask.; Dianne (Ron) Sostorics, Kennedy, Sask.; Carol (Stan) Doughty, Pangman, Sask.; Dennis (Cathy) Trithardt, Edmonton, Alta.; and Marlene Trithardt, St. Albert, Alta., seven grandchildren, Vernon and Clinton Varjassy, Langbank, Sask.; Rhonda Doughty, Weyburn, Sask.; Patricia Doughty, Regina, Sask.; Shaun Trithardt (Carrie), Janice McEachern and Sherry (Clint) Elger, all of Edmonton, Alta., two great grandchildren, Jordan and Corissa Elgert, stepbrother, Walter (Beryl) Harris, California, U.S.A.; and stepsister, Annie Blackmer (Roy Blanchard), Neville, Sask.; sister-in-law, Minnie Trithardt, Neudorf, Sask., John is also survived by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. If friends so desire contributions to Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, Kipling, Sask., S0G 2S0 or to the Kipling Health Foundation, Box 989, Kiplling, Sask., S0G 2S0 or to a charity of choice may be tokens of remembrance.

Stuber, Rosie,
Published: 09/03/2004
Cupar, SK
STUBER - Rosie Marie Stuber, late of Cupar Shalom Lodge, formerly of Southey, SK, passed away on August 31, 2004 at the age of 81 years. Predeceased by her husband Tony Stuber; brothers Florian Yandel, Mike Yandel, Stephen Yandel, Casey Bohn, John Bohn; sisters Millie Solie, Frances Zurowski. Rosie is survived by her six children and families: Dennis (Adele): Robin (Peter), Kristen; Marcella Purdue (Barry): Ryan (Lindsay), Scott (Colleen); Max (Arlene): Erin, Michael; Pat Laatsch: Toni, Jennifer; Gerald (Sherry): Alex, Erica; Shirley Deen (John): Sean, Kevin; great-grandchildren Loegen, Kendyll Purdue; sisters Ella (Joey) Flaman, Isabel (Burke) Barker, Johanna Flaman; brother Joe Yandel. Prayers will be held TONIGHT (Friday) at 8:00 p.m. in St. James Catholic Church, Southey and Funeral Mass on Saturday, September 4, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Southey Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam, to the St. James Parish Lift Fund, Southey. Our thanks and gratitude to the staff of Shalom Lodge, Cupar who looked after Rosie so well and made her last year happy and comfortable. Rosie will be missed by her old and new circle of friends. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. Condolences to the family may be emailed to

Watts, Charlie,
Published: 09/03/2004
Esterhazy, SK
WATTS - Charles Burrell "Charlie " of Esterhazy, SK. passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004 at the age of 79 years. Charlie is survived by his loving wife: Edna of Esterhazy, SK. and his children: Kevin (Monica) and their daughter: Bailey Kaitlyn of Estevan, SK., Shelly Pederson and her son: Justis Donald Charles Pederson of Sintaluta, SK. Prayers will be said on Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at 7:30 PM. from Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Esterhazy, SK. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004 at 2:00 PM. from the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, Esterhazy, SK. with interment to follow at the Esterhazy Town Cemetery. Friends so wishing may make memorial contributions to St. Anthony's Hospital, Esterhazy, SK. or to the Royal Canadian Legion, Esterhazy Branch, Esterhazy, SK. in memory of Charlie Watts as tokens of remembrance. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Peter Carscadden Funeral Service, Esterhazy, SK. (306) 745-3304.

Wotherspoon, Douglas,
Published: 09/03/2004
Saskatoon, SK
WOTHERSPOON, DOUGLAS MORLEY - It is with very sad hearts that we announce the loss of Douglas Morley Wotherspoon, our dear husband, father, brother, and friend. Born in Yorkton on October 4, 1938, Doug passed away at his home in Saskatoon on August 31, 2004, after a painful battle with cancer at the age of 65. Doug will be very sorely missed. A memorial service for Doug will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, September 4, 2004, at Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 415 Fairmont Drive, Saskatoon. Arrangements in care of Martens Warman Funeral Home 934-4888. Email:

Young, Marshall Ridgely,
Published: 09/03/2004
Regina, SK
YOUNG, MARSHALL RIDGELY - Marshall's family sadly announces his death, which occurred peacefully on August 30, 2004 at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. Marsh was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, On August 17, 1923. He attended Central Collegiate and the University of Saskatchewan. He was president of Sun Electric Ltd. A company owned by the Young family since 1913. He was a past president of the Saskatchewan Construction Association, a founding member of the Saskatchewan Electrical Contractors Association and was proud to have been named Electrical Contractor of the year by the national publication. For many years, the family enjoyed summers at their cottage at Katepwa Lake in the Qu'Appelle Valley. For health reasons, in 1975 the company was sold to six employees of long service whom Marsh called "The Magnificent Six ", and he and his wife retired to Victoria. They enjoyed many years of cruising the Gulf Islands in their motor-sailer "Youngster ". His woodworking shop produced beautiful furniture and his life-long hobby attracted many students. Marsh was predeceased by his first wife, Marcelle Beaudreau of Indian Head, Saskatchewan in 1960. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois and five children: Greg (Maureen); Robert (Heather); Karen Marcus (Glenn); Jamie; Lisa Sutton (Don); eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. At Marsh's requires, there will be no service. Flowers are gratefully declined.

Yu, John,
Published: 09/03/2004
Regina, SK
YU - John Ka Ming Yu, born in 1981, passed away suddenly on August 31, 2004. He was the beloved son of Yee On and Ching Hsia Yu and dear brother to Susan (Rex) children Sarah, Jason Wan; Debbie (Denis) children Danielle and Dawn Louis; Julie and grandson to Xiu Zhen Yu. As well he left behind Auntie Mee, two aunts and two uncles in China and numerous cousins. John thrived in his faith in God and love for life. He always put others first regardless of the task. John was currently attending the University of Calgary; majoring in business and history. John lived a short life and will be remembered by family and friends as a wonderful, loving and caring individual. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 3, 2004 from 7:30  8:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. in Regina Chinese Alliance Church, 3010 Arens Road East. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services. Condolences to the family may be emailed to reception@

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