RITTINGER - On Sunday, April 18, 1999 William John (Jack) Rittinger, Grenfell, Sask. Age 71 years. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Tubman Funeral Home, Wolseley on Saturday, April 24, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Irene Greenwood officiating. Interment of cremated remains in Grenfell Cemetery. There will be a reception for family and friends at the Grenfell Legion Hall, 713 Stella Street, Grenfell following the interment service at approximately 4:00 p.m. Predeceased by his parents James and Ida Rittinger, two sisters and five brothers Jack Rittinger is survived by his loving wife Vivian; a son Gary (Marlene), Dinsmore, Sask.; two daughters Leslie (Dennis) McGhie, Grenfell and Janice (Tim) McNaughton, Assiniboia; seven grandchildren Craig and Christine Fitzgerald; David and Tom McNaughton; Lindsay, James and Mark Rittinger; a brother Don Rittinger, Regina; sister Enid (Tom) Turner, Plato, Sask.; a sister-in-law Elva Rittinger, Regina; brother-in-law Tom Moase, Scarborough, Ontario as well as many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers if friends so desire contributions to the Wolseley Memorial Hospital may be tokens of remembrance. Funeral and cremation arrangements in care of the Tubman Funeral Home.
SCHMIRLER - Art Schmirler of Biggar, SK. passed away at home with family by his side on Monday April 19, 1999 at the age of 64 years. Anglican Funeral Services will be held on Friday April 23, 1999 at 2:00 pm from St. Gabriel's R.C. Church in Biggar, SK. with Rev. Stuart Ravnsborg officiant. Interment in Biggar Cemetery. Donation's in Art's memory may be made to Biggar & District Home Care Box 1551 Biggar, SK. S0K 0M0. Biggar Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. "Our family serving your family."
WAYLING - Tuesday, April 20, 1999, Charles Leel Wayling, age 80 years, late of Parkside Nursing Home, Regina. Cremation. Memorial service will be held Friday, April 23, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park. Donations may be made, in memoriam, to the Allan Blair Cancer Clinic. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services.
YANDEL - Stephan, late of Southey, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 1999 at the age of 73 years. Arrangements pending and are in care of Unser-Rist Funeral Home Services. (761-2727) Funeral Director Dave Rist
GASHLER, MARIE (THURMEIER) - Passed away on October 28, 1998 at Westbank, B.C.. Burial Mass at St. James R.C. Church at Southey, SK on May 11, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in St. James R.C. Cemetery. Fr. Joachiam officiating.
KAISAWATUM - Bitternose, Amy Lynn of Regina passed away in Regina on May 7, 1999, at the age of 18 years. Amy is survived by her mother, Patricia Kaisawatum, and her father, Clement Bitternose; 2 brothers Travis and Ryan; 2 sisters Tanya and Toni; special cousins Shawn and Kieth Obey, a special sister Jamie Favel and special companion Dave Pritchard; grandparents Charles and Isabel Kaisawatum, and Stuart and Margaret Bitternose; many aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. She was predeceased by her great grandparents Marius and Bella Nahnepowisk, Pius and Minnie Kaisawatum, and Harvey and Ada Bitternose; one uncle, Harvey William Bitternose. The family wish to thank all the friends and relatives that visited Amy during the 4 days she was in the hospital. The wake will be held at the Piapot Community Centre, Piapot First Nations on Sunday, May 9, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Piapot Community Centre on Monday, May 10, 1999 at 2 p.m. Burial to follow at the Piapot Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to PARAGON FUNERAL SERVICES, REGINA (359-7776)
KING-GREBINSKI - Wednesday, May 5, 1999, Dawn-Lee Helen King-Grebinski, our beloved mom and daughter, passed away at the Pasqua Hospital at the age of 42 years, following a short illness. Predeceased by her husband Tony in 1996, her brother Michael in 1989, her maternal grandparents Helen and Alex McGregor, paternal grandparents Myrtle and Ernie King. Dawn-Lee is survived by her son Jerrad at home, her parents Al and Norma King, Regina, sister-in-law Lorraine King, Calgary, nieces Dallas King, Calgary and Willow King, Vancouver, and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. Cremation. Private graveside service will be held Monday, May 10, 1999 in Riverside Memorial Park, with Rev. Carolyn J. McBean officiating. The family wish to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the I.C.U. in the Pasqua Hospital for their compassionate care of Dawn-Lee. Flowers most gratefully declined. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services.
KNELSEN - HENRY, beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Resident of Parkside Extendicare, Regina and formerly a longtime farmer of the Kelstern district. Born October 20, 1909 in the Hodgeville, SK district, Henry departed this life peacefully on April 30, 1999 in Parkside Extendicare, Regina, SK. Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, May 5, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at the Kelstern Community Church. Pastor Archie Jantzen officiated, Ruby Ohlmann was the organist, and Ken Knelsen (grandson) gave the Eulogy. Interment took place at Elim Mennonite Brethren Cemetery. For those wishing, memorials to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetic Association will be gratefully received by the family.
LEHMAN - On Friday, May 7, 1999 Mrs. Barbara Marie Lehman, passed away peacefully at the age of 90, at Sunset Extendicare. Mrs. Lehman died as she lived, with strength and grace. Predeceased by her loving husband Michael in 1974, Mrs. Lehman will be sadly missed by her two children Ron Lehman of Kitchener, Ont., and Marlene (Bruce) Cowie formerly of Regina, now residing in Toronto and seven grandchildren Cameron (Kathy) Cowie, Robert Cowie, Caron (John) Fram, Michael, Steve (Gabby), Rhonda and Tom Lehman. Mrs. Lehman will be greatly missed by her great grandchildren Caylin, Kelsey, Mitchell and Mathew Cowie of Calgary, Justin and Macinly Fram of Regina, and Stephanie and Phillip Lehman of Petawawa, Ont. A Funeral Mass to celebrate Barbara's life will be held Tuesday, May 10th, 1999 at 10:30 AM in Christ the King R.C. Church, 3239 Garnet Street, with Rev. Anthony F. Dizy officiating. Interment in Riverside Memorial Park.
Our memories of you are times when you've shared, Times when you've listened and showed how you cared. Our memories of you are a beautiful part, Of the love that we have for you deep in our hearts.
Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel.
MacKAY - Mary Jane MacKay of Indian Head, and formerly of the Saltcoats District passed away on Thursday, May 6, 1999 at the Regina General Hospital. She was 64 years of age. Mary was predeceased by her mother, Katherine MacKay; her father, Norman MacKay; her brothers, John MacKay, Fergie MacKay, Malcolm MacKay and Peter MacKay. She leaves to mourn her passing her sons, Dwayne Bostock of McLean, Kelvin (Sheena) Bostock of Indian Head and Mark (Tanya) Bostock of Indian Head; her daughters, Myrna (Corey) Galan of Vibank, Wanda (Brian) Webster of Indian Head, Cathy (Blaine) Linn of Saskatoon, Joanne (Joe) Moser of Indian Head and Sandra Lane of Saskatoon. Mary also leaves to mourn 24 grandchildren, her brother, Neil "Haggus" MacKay of Saltcoats; her sister, Tena (Ron) Moffat of Kamloops, B.C.; her sister-in-law, Alice MacKay of Maple Ridge, B.C. and her aunts, Joanne McInnes of Saltcoats and Joan (Mike) Tereschuk of Yorkton. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, May 9, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. form Christie-Hill Funeral Chapel, Yorkton, Sask. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 10, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from Saltcoats United Church, Saltcoats, Sask. Friends so wishing may make donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Saltcoats United Church or Knox Presbyterian Church, Yorkton, Sask. as tokens of remembrance. Christie-Hill Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Yorkton, Sask. in care of arrangements.
McFARLANE - On Thursday, May 6, 1999, Douglas Thomas McFarlane, Winnipeg, Man., age 81 years. The funeral service will be held in the Windthorst United Church, Windthorst, Sask., on Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. Officiant: Lynn Callfas. Cremation with interment of cremated remains in the Summerberry Cemetery at a later date. Predeceased by one brother, Ralston (Rusty) McFarlane and an infant sister, Eleanor Kathleen McFarlane. Mr. McFarlane is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Frances, his four sons: Robert (Suzanne), Dugald, Man.; Douglas Jr., Winnipeg, Man.; Larry (Dorothy), Peebles, Sask.; and Don (Jenny), Regina, Sask., eleven grandchildren, two brothers, Robert, Windthorst, Sask., and George (Lois), Saskatoon, Sask. Douglas Thomas McFarlane was born at Wolseley, Sask., on January 4, 1918 and received his education at Summerberry, Sask., he moved to Peebles, Sask., and took an active part in community affairs. He joined the RCAF in September of 1940 and attained the title of sergeant. He married Frances Davidson of North Battleford on April 15, 1945. He was nominated as Liberal M.L.A. and was elected in 1956, re-elected in 1960 to 1964 and again in 1967, was the Minister of Municipal Affairs in 1964 and became the Minister of Agriculture in July of 1965. In 1971 Douglas was appointed to the War Veterans Appeal Board and moved to Ottawa and later when the Appeal Board moved to Charlottetown, P.E.I., this became their home until his retirement in 1983 where upon they moved to Winnipeg. Douglas was presented with a Senior's Officers Retirement certificate by Governor General E. Schreyer in recognition of his long and excellent service. If friends so desire contributions to a charity of choice may be tokens of remembrance. Arrangement in care of the Tubman Funeral Home, Wolseley, Sask. (1-800-667-8962).
MUELLER - Thursday, May 6, 1999, Marianne Mueller, age 68 years, passed away peacefully in the Pasqua Hospital Palliative Care Unit surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Herman and her parents, Marianne is survived by her son Gary (Janalyn) of Vancouver, B.C.; her daughter Darlene of Regina; two grandchildren, Katelyn and Matthew of Vancouver, one sister, Elfriede (Gerhard) Neumeister and one brother Erwien (Melanie) Knoedel in Germany; two sisters-in-law, Irene (Eberhard) Wiendenhofer in Germany and Margarete (Gunter) Schmit of Thunder Bay, Ont.; numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of Palliative Care Unit for their thoughtful attentive care of Marianne. Memorial Mass will be held Monday, May 10, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. in Holy Trinity R.C. Church, 5020 Sherwood Drive, with Very Rev. K. Miller presiding. Flowers most gratefully declined. Friends so wishing may make donations, in memoriam, to the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan, P.O. Box 305, #3 - 2727 Parliament Avenue, Regina, S4P 3A1. Arrangements in care of Speers Funeral Chapel and Crematorium Services.