FOREST - It is with great sadness that the family of Denis Forest announces that he has passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 at the age of 70 years in Moose Jaw, SK after a 25 year battle with multiple sclerosis. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 20th, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. in Parkview Funeral Chapel, with Fr. Michael Conteh officiating. Burial of cremains will take place in Willowbunch Cemetery. Denis is predeceased by his parents, Viateur and Rose Eva, and two brothers. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 47 years Cecile; sons: Mike and Paul; daughters: Marie Anne and Diana; brothers: Roger (Monique), Albert, Florent (Delores), Lionel (Loretta); sisters: Marguerite Frigon, Doris (Lucien) Lavallee, Marie Reine Rainville, Rita (Paul) Leroy, Claire Forest, Therese (John) Epp, uncle Roma Lavallee and numerous other relatives and friends. As part of the Living Legacy Planting Program, Parkview Funeral Chapel will have a tree planted in Wakamow Valley in memory of Denis. Flowers gratefully declined. As an expression of sympathy, contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 150 Albert St. Regina, SK. S5R 2N2. Parkview Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services, Moose Jaw entrusted with arrangements. Todd Sjoberg, James Murdock, Funeral Directors (694-5500). www.parkviewfhmoosejaw.com
FORNWALD - On Wednesday, May 17, 2006, Leslie Fredrick Fornwald, late of Lampman, SK, passed away in Regina, SK, at the age of 50 years. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, May 22, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Seven Sorrows R.C. Church, Lampman, with Rev. Fr. Lorne D. Crozon the celebrant. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Parish Cemetery, Lampman. Those so wishing may make donations to Alcoholics Anonymous or the Canadian Diabetes Association in memory of Leslie Fornwald. Funeral arrangements are in care of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan.
HIGGINS - On Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Douglas (Doug) Harold Higgins, late of Regina, passed away at the age of 85 years, loving husband of Elizabeth (Lil) Higgins. Predeceased by his parents, Harold and Lou Higgins; brothers, George of Medicine Hat, Donald of Lethbridge; and sister, Mary Grosch of Vancouver. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Lil; and brother, Jack Higgins of Victoria. Also survived by his wife's family in Ireland, England, Australia and Canada. Doug was in the RCAF stationed in England. This is where he met Lil, the love of his life. Doug was known for his sense of humour, his sportsmanship, and the love of his family. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam, to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 2360 2nd Avenue, Regina S4R 1A6. The family gratefully decline any food or gifts at this time. An online book of condolences may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com
HIMMELSPACH - On Wednesday, May 17, 2006, Loretta Lorna Himmelspach, late of Estevan, SK, passed away in Estevan at the age of 64 years. Prayer Service will be held this evening, Friday, May 19, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. from the chapel of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan. Funeral Mass will be held tomorrow, Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Estevan, with Rev. Fr. Lorne D. Crozon the celebrant. Interment will follow in Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan. Those so wishing may make donations to Estevan Palliative Care in memory of Loretta Himmelspach. Funeral arrangements are in care of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan.
MASCHO - Winona (nee: Ulm), age 66, passed away peacefully at her home in Saskatoon on Thursday, June 15th, 2006. She will be lovingly remembered by her stepson, Ron Mascho; sister, Irene Rowe of Regina and her daughters, Linda (Rick) Leeks, Sharon (Lyle) McCarthy; brother, Bud Ulm of Regina and his son, Brent Ulm (Cheryl); sisters-in-law, Barbara Mascho of Blaine Lake; Pauline (Len) Novak of Calgary; brothers-in-law, Bob (Gail) Mascho of Birch Hills; Joe (Norma) Mascho of Ponoka, AB as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be fondly remembered by friends at SaskTel, Victim Services, the Army and Navy Airforce Veterans and the Sutherland Community. Winona was predeceased by her husband, Clare; step-son Jeff; parents, Ted and Violet; parents-in-law, Paul and Alice Mascho; brother-in-law, Gerry Mascho. Special thanks to Marlene and Dennis Farrell and Carol and Ray Hubert and Home Care. In respect of Winona's wishes no service will be held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Saskatoon Cancer Centre (20 Campus Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 4H4). Condolences may be emailed through www.mourningglory.ca. Arrangements in care of John Schachtel MOURNING GLORY FUNERAL SERVICES (978-5200).
MCCORMICK - Ruth Elinor beloved wife of the late Gordon Kent McCormick, late of Maryfield, Sask., passed away suddenly at Moosomin Union Hospital on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at the age of 71 years. Funeral service will be held from St. Andrew's United Church, Maryfield, on Monday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sally Bullas officiating. Interment will be in the Maryfield Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Moosomin & District Health Care Foundation, in memory of Ruth. Arrangements in care of G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Moosomin (435-2513)
ROCKERBIE, DONNA PATRICIA - Passed away on June 9th, 2006 in Victoria. Donna was born of Irish descent to Clifford and Mary (nee Spooner) Towill on her mother's birthday on February 1, 1935 in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. She is survived by her loving husband Russ, and sons Kirk (Deborah), Duane (Pamela) and Neil (Holli). She will be missed by her family and friends including her cherished grandchildren Shelby, Phillip, Clifford and Jordan. Also left to mourn are her sister Marie, her brothers William and Garry, and longtime close friend and journalist Mary Suchcicki in New Jersey. She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers Arthur and Dennis. Victoria (Broadmead) became Russ and Donna's their retirement home in 1989. Donna loved to entertain on piano and guitar. She enjoyed flower gardening, tennis, golf, curling, canoeing, skiing, figure-skating, dancing, sewing, playing bridge, painting, a good mystery story, and a hearty laugh every day. She visited sights and cities worldwide with Russ, and made many lifelong friends along the way. But successfully climbing the hill of life together with Russ and family was her most satisfying achievement. Donna was an angel who came down from heaven to bring joy and happiness to her parents, to Russ and the three sons that she brought into the world, and to the many whose hearts she touched. Now she has returned. A service of remembrance will be held at Cordova Bay United Church at 813 Claremont Avenue at 2:00 PM on June 20th followed by a reception. Flowers are gratefully declined. Tributes to the Salvation Army in her memory at 3rd Floor, 777 Fort St, Victoria, V8W 1G9 will be appreciated.
SCHWEITZER, ALBERT ERNEST
SCHWEITZER - Albert Ernest, of Neudorf, SK passed away peacefully June 15, 2006 at the age of 79 years. Predeceased by an infant son, Daryl Brian and a sister, Bernice Trithart, he leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Frances; three children, Richard (Bonny), Sherry (Garry) Hoehn and Garnet (Lynda) all of Neudorf; ten grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 19, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Neudorf. Interment will follow in the Neudorf Town Cemetery. Tokens of remembrance may be made to The Lutheran Hour, the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements are entrusted to Matthews Funeral Home, Melville.
TATE - Lorne L. born on May 3, 1921 at Dilke, SK passed away peacefully after a short illness with cancer on June 12, 2006 at Regina SK. Lorne is survived by his loving wife Alice; son Kenneth (Bev) Tate, grandsons Ross and Mike, daughter Lorna (George) Wallace, grandson Robert. Lorne attended schools in Regina, was a member of the Masons Scottish Rite, Royal Canadian Legion, fought in Sicily, Italy, Holland and Germany. He married Alice Sutherland in 1947, enjoyed traveling, golfing, biking, and woodworking, had a wonderful family and many friends. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at St. Mary's Anglican Church, 3337 15th Avenue, Regina, SK on Monday, June 19, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre Street, Regina, SK S4P 2R3. Family and friends are invited to sign a book of condolences through www.regina-memorial.ca. Arrangements are entrusted to
BICKFORD - George Bickford, late of Regina, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by his wife, Myrtle; his parents, Richard and Carrie; five brothers and sisters, Muriel, Vernon, Hazel, Lorne, and Rodney. George is survived by his sons, Warren (Catherine) of Regina and their children, Alexandra and Jessica, and Barry (Lorraine) of Calgary and their children, Pierre and Stephan; and sister Gladys of Moose Jaw. George was a dedicated family man and involved in his community. He was instrumental in founding Zion United Church in Regina. He was a Past Grand Counsellor of the United Commercial Travellers of America and Past Board Member of Carmichael United Church. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 19, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue, Regina with Rev. Dr. Robert A. Kitchen officiating. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memoriam, to Regina Palliative Care Inc., 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, S4T 1A5, Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, 2180 23rd Avenue, Regina S4S 0A5, or the charity of your choice. An on-line book of condolences may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com
KUFFNER - Accidentally on Wednesday, November 1, 2006, Ashlee Ruth Kuffner, daughter of Robert Kuffner and Raylene Thompson, Regina, Sask. died at the age of 9 years. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Indian Head, Sask. on Monday, November 6, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. Jose Jojo Tejada. Interment in Indian Head Cemetery. A wake will be held in the Carry The Kettle Band Hall, Carry The Kettle First Nation Sunday evening with prayers at 8:00. Ashlee was predeceased by her maternal grandfathers, Alvin Saulteaux and Arnold Saulteaux and is survived by her parents, Robert Kuffner and Raylene Thompson; her brothers and sisters: Robert Spencer Jr., Terri-Lynne Reynard, Jonathan and Alicia Kuffner; her paternal grandparents, John and Marj Kuffner, Indian Head; maternal grandmother, Gail Thompson, Carry the Kettle First Nation; her special aunts and uncles: Eldeen Thompson, Tracey and Dean Rogers; John and Raelene Kuffner; Clint Saulteaux and Lori Abbott; her favourite cousin Nichole Thompson and numerous other relatives. The family would like to thank their friends, co-workers, contractors at Namerind Housing, all the staff at the Regina General Hospital and Detective Sergeant Murray Walton for the help and support shown to Robert, Raylene and family. If friends so desire contributions to the NICU of the Regina General Hospital, 1440-14th. Ave., Regina, Sask. S4P 0W5 may be tokens of remembrance.
OGILVIE - Susan Olive Abercromby Bell passed away on October 31, 2006. Olive was born on November 5, 1930 in Dundee, Scotland. She immigrated to Canada with her husband and three children in 1966. Olive's passions were her grandchildren and Scottish Country Dancing. Olive was a caring and loving, strong-willed person. She was predeceased by her parents, Susan and James Bell; brother, Ramsay Bell. Olive will be remembered and dearly missed by her husband, George; daughter, Sheila (Junior) Richards; sons, Alastair Ogilvie and Douglas (Lore) Ogilvie; grandchildren, Jason Richards, Shanna (Kyle) Huffman, James Ogilvie, Scott Ogilvie, Neil Ogilvie; sisters, Joyce (Dave) Herbert and Susan (Neil) Lyons (both in Scotland). The family would like to thank some special Santa Marie staff especially Janice, Judy, Nida and Tanya. A celebration of Olive's life will be held for the family and close friends on Saturday, November 4, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. from Rosemont United Church Hall, 5000 8th Ave., Regina, SK. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Olive's name to the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan Inc. # 301 2550 12th Ave., Regina, SK, S4P 3X1. Paragon Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. 359-7776
OTTENBREIT - Winfred (Win) passed away on October 9, 2006 at the age of 73 years. Funeral services will be held at St. Charles Parish at 1171 Broder St. at 10:30 am on November 10, 2006. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Win's memory may be made to Regina Special Olympics, 353 Broad St. Regina, Sk.