GULLICKSON - George Born October 17, 1924. ~ It is with sadness, mixed with gratitude for a life well lived, that we announce the death of George Mathias Gullickson on October 28, 2005, after a brief struggle with cancer. He will be lovingly missed by his wife of fiftyone years, Lorna. George will also be fondly remembered by sons and daughters-in-law David and Susan, Blair and Jan, Harley and Donna; and grand-daughters Mandy (Nolan), Kirsten, Taryn and Kelsey. He was a loving brother and brother-in-law of Palma (Spalding SK), Alice (Regina SK), Gary and Audrey (Saskatoon SK), Ivan and Charlene (Uxbridge ON), Wendell and Janine (St. Catharines ON), Bernie and Ray (Medicine Hat AB), Darryl and Susanne (White Rock BC), and Sandra and Greg (Calgary AB). He was a special uncle to nieces and nephews, a friend to co-workers and colleagues, and a long-time best friend to Ken and Phyllis Weir (Regina SK). ~ George grew up in a family of nine in Naicam SK. A gifted student, free spirit and talented athlete all his life, he joined the Canadian Army in 1940 as a boy soldier. Soon after his return to civilian life in 1947, George began a long and satisfying career with the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, retiring in 1988. He and Lorna made a good life, mainly in Regina. George was a kind and gentle soul whose generosity and warmth touched the lives of many. ~ Thanks to doctors, nurses and staff affiliated with the Pasqua Palliative Care Unit for their excellent care. Thanks as well to neighbours, friends and extended family members for their comforting words and deeds. ~ Friends and family are invited to a celebration of George's life at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 in Broadway United Church, 105 Broadway Avenue, Regina, SK S4N 1B2, with Reverend Jim Balfour officiating. In lieu of flowers, friends so wishing may make a donation in George's memory to the Broadway United Church Memorial Fund; the Pasqua Palliative Care Unit, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 1A5; and/or their charity of choice. Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
JACOBS - Marie passed away with her family by her side on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at the age of 85 years. Marie was predeceased by her parents Johannes and Petronella Hendriks; two brothers Wim and Jan and three sisters Betty, Nell and Agnes all of Holland. Marie is survived by her loving husband of 59 years Peter; three sons and one daughter: Art Jacobs (Linda) of Regina Beach, SK, Ron Jacobs (Roseann), Edward Jacobs (Maureen) and Pat Donison (George) all of Regina, SK; grandchildren: Jason, Tricia, Vanessa, Dean, Amanda, Kathy, Sabrina, Kyle; great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Tylan, Meagan, Ayden and Courtney; sister-in-law Margaret Geisenger; special niece Nelly Hendriks of Holland, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Marie arrived in Canada on August 28, 1946 as a Dutch war bride. A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at the Regina Funeral Home, Hwy #1 East, Regina, SK on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marie's memory may be made to Allan Blair Cancer Centre, 4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK S4T 7T1. Arrangements are entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.
KITZUL - Ruth Elizabeth May of Regina, SK passed away on Friday, October 28, 2005 in the Regina General Hospital at the age of 67 years. Ruth will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Peter; sons, Alan, Ivan, Gerald (Twyla); daughter, Vivian; 10 grandchildren; sisters, Ella, Lydia, Adline, Marian (Bill); brothers, Rudy (Shirley, August (Gladys) as well as numerous relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her son, Melvin; parents, Henry and Barbara Goebel; 7 brothers and 5 sisters. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 2, 2005 at Gateway Christian Fellowship, 1165 Pasqua St., Regina, SK with Pastor Brian Larratt officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Paragon Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. 359-7776
DEJONG, BLYTHE HENRY - Blythe was born at Balcarres on July 19, 1944 and passed away on January 1, 2006 at his residence in Watrous. He is survived by his wife Margaret, children: Brent (fiance Yolanda), Bernice (fiance Richard), Bryce (Shauna) and Bradford, 10 grandchildren: Issac, Elijah, Mayci, Andrea, Dean, Aaron, Austin, Kaitlyn, Ryan & Dylan, sister Gayle (Elmer) Teskey, brother Ken (Jane) and his two favorite sister-in-laws: Joan and Carolyn and their respective families. A Viewing will be held on Friday, January 6th at 1 p.m. in the Riverhurst Lion's Hall followed by a family burial at 2 p.m in the Riverhurst Cemetery with a lunch to follow in the Lion's Hall. God, grant me the Serenity to Accept the things I can not change, Courage to change the things I can, And the Wisdom to know the difference. Fotheringham McDougall Funeral Service of Watrous in care of arrangements.
DENZIN, AGNES - October 15, 1908 January 1, 2006. Agnes Denzin passed quietly to be with her Lord and Saviour on January 1, 2006 at the age of 97 years. Predeceased by her dear husband Arnley Fred in November 1986. She is survived by her son Warren Denzin of Qualicum Beach, B.C., and daughters Denise Hayhoe of Woodbridge, ON., and Elle Denzin of Regina, Sask. She will be fondly remembered by her six grandchildren: Todd and his wife Sharon, Cory Hills and her husband David, Jill Brandon and her husband Lorin, Mark Hayhoe and his wife Carylin, Greg Hayhoe and his wife Jenn, and Dean Hayhoe and his wife Rhonda, and ten very special great-grandchildren; Zachary, Logan, and Bianca Brandon, Mikhail and Linnea Hayhoe, Haley and Hunter Hayhoe, Madison, Sydney, and Cole Hayhoe. Nan will be remembered fondly by her many nieces and nephews in Scotland and her many family and friends remaining in Saskatchewan. Friends will be recieved at the Woodbridge Chapel of Scott Funeral Home, 7776 Kipling Avenue (at Hwy 7) on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services to be held on Saturday, January, 7th, 2006 at the Speers Funeral Chapel (2136 College Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan) at 11:00 a.m. Will rest until the Lord returns in Tregarva Cemetery, Saskatchewan. In lieu of flowers, please remember her through the Gideon Bible Society.
Central Butte, SK
ECTOR, WILLIAM (BILL) RITCHIE - Bill passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 3, 2006, at Central Butte Regency Hospital. He lost his battle with cancer which he bore with great courage and dignity. Bill was born on January 12, 1943 at Elbow, SK. He received his education in Elbow and went onto graduate from the School of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan. Bill enjoyed sports as both a participant and spectator. He especially enjoyed curling, hockey and golfing. He liked being involved & held offices in community organizations and most recently retired from the Elbow Housing Authority after 25 years. He was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy, father, Archie, mother, Viola, sister-in-law, JoDee Ector, sister and brother-in-law, Jacqueline and Joseph Albert, and father-in-law, John Kober. He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Maureen, son, Todd, daughter, Sherri and son-in-law, Collin Tobert. He will also be sadly missed by his sister, Irene (Harry) Daniluk, brothers, Gordon (Lucille) Ector, Don Ector, Jack (Marie) Ector, Ken (Joan) Ector, mother-in-law, Ada Kober, sister-inlaw, Janice (Ellery) Lindgren, nieces, nephews, uncle, aunt and cousins. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Elbow, Sask. with Mavis Bristow (United Church) officiating. Interment will take place in the Elbow Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Elbow United Church or the Central Butte Regency Hospital, Central Butte, Sask. Arrangements are in care of the Outlook Funeral Chapel, 867-8255.
GRAY, OWEN - On Tuesday, January 3, 2006 Dorothy Frances Gray-Owen (nee Boyer) passed away peacefully in the prescence of her family. Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Ann's Home, 2910 Louise St. on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. She will be remembered lovingly by her children; Lynn (Joe) Foord, David GrayOwen, Marnie (William) Charchuk, Patricia (Ken) Brown and Susan (Brent) Laing, grandchildren Carey (Sandy), Ken, Shelly (Brad), Dawn (Kelly), Julie (Kenneth), Kristie, Nadia, Robert, Allison, Scott (Tara) and Sean, great grandchildren, Brant, Tyler, Morgan, Jordan, Joseph, Benjamin, Carson, Ethan and Aidan. She was predeceased by Norman Gray-Owen, daughter-in-law Diane Johnson., 9 brothers and sisters In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Ann's Senior Citizen's Village 2910 Louise St., Saskatoon, SK. S7J 3L8. Email condolences may be sent to email@example.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to SASKATOON FUNERAL HOME. 244-5577
HEISLER, KATHERINE - passed from this world into the loving hands of God on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 in Regina, SK at the age of 88 years. She was predeceased by her husband Peter; parents Jacob and Catherina Kuntz; brothers Lawrence, Tony, Joe, Jack, Barney, Daniel, George; sisters Carrie Reiss, Mary Thomas, Veronica Lockert, Dorothy Knoll. Katherine is survived by her daughter Darlene (Walter), sons Mervin (Sharon), Glenn (Marj), and Darcy (Lorelei); brothers John (Maggie), Tom (Eileen), and Michael-Dan (Nina); sisters Lucy Fetch, Betty (Albert) Fahlman, and Barbara Eberle; sisters-inlaw Kate, Jenny, and Marge Kuntz; 11 grandchildren: Garth, Trina, Tara, Tanessa, Trista, Collin, Carmen, Deidre, Derek, Trevor, Brock; 9 great grandchildren: Melonie, Megan, Jadan, Tagan, Talisha, Tristan, Kiera, Ryan, and Robin; numerous nieces and nephews. A FUNERAL MASS will be held at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Vibank, SK on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Brad Fahlman and Reverend Louis Abello, celebrants. Katherine will be placed to rest along side her beloved husband at St. Paul's Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to
IRWIN, FREDA - (nee Kostiuk) passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 3, 2006 at the age of 75 years. Predeceased by her husband, Carmen; mother, Nettie; father, Mike; brother, Bill. Freda leaves to mourn her loving children, Carol Moore (Lou), Jim (Bev) Irwin, Judy (Don) Frankiewitz all of Regina, SK; ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Stann of Markinch, SK, Jean Misskey, Eva Syhlonyk, Laura Langmaier and Gloria (Bill) Krasiun all of Regina, SK; brothers, Nick Kostiuk and Leon (Hannah) Kostiuk both of Southey, SK; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family wishes to send a special thank you to the nurses on Ward 4A and Dr. Clein and the nurses on the Palliative Care Unit. A private family service was held at St. Paul's Columbarium. Flowers are most gratefully declined, however, friends and family so wishing may make a memorial donation to the Allan Blair Cancer Center or the Palliative Care Unit, Pasqua Hospital, 4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK, S4T 1A5. Paragon Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. 359-7776
BOURGEOIS, YVONNE - Peacefully at home in Oakville, Ontario on the 16 May 2006, in her 85th year. Will be sadly missed by her brother Louis Bourgeois of Oakville, by her niece Margot Bourgeois and husband Greg Morgan of Ottawa, and by dear friends, Lana Maixner, Hamilton and Elspeth Adams, Oakville. Yvonne was a dedicated public servant and after graduating from Sion Convent in Moose Jaw, worked for the Saskatchewan Government in Moose Jaw and Regina for over 30 years. On retiring, she moved to Oakville to be near her family. Private funeral service.
BRINDLE - Gladys Margaret Brindle (nee Blackmore) passed away on May 15, 2006. Gladys was born on July 18, 1928 in Maryfield and grew up on a farm in the Moosomin area. She married the late Jim Brindle in 1952 and they settled in Regina. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She and Jim were active with Lakeside Lions Club and members of Lakeview United Church. She volunteered for many years and, after her children grew up, worked at Sears. Her children, grandchildren and all who knew her, will remember her unselfish, kind and caring manner. Gladys will be lovingly remembered by her children Brenda (Edmonton) and David (Vancouver), son-in-law Ken Bodden; beloved grandchildren Sam and Kate Bodden; siblings Gordon Blackmore (Calgary), Fred (Beth) Blackmore (Red Deer), Mary Lund (Kelvington) and Ethel Wiebe (Regina); nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. Her family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the caring people at Helping Hands Personal Care Home. A Memorial Service will be held (TODAY) Friday, May 19th at 2:00 pm at Lakeview United Church, 3200 McCallum Ave, Regina with Rev. Everett Hollis officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Society, #301 2550 12th Ave, Regina S4P 3X1. An online book of condolences may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com