George Joseph Marcotte
(January 27, 1920 - October 27, 2008)
MARCOTTE - On Monday, October 27, 2008, George Joseph Marcotte, late of Estevan, Saskatchewan, passed away at the age of 88 years. George was predeceased by his parents Joseph Sr. and Marie Marcotte, brothers: Arsene, Joseph Jr., Louis and Gerard; sisters: Clara Gingras, Cecile Lalonde, Irene Corkery and Aurore MacKillop; daughter-in-law Joan Marcotte and great-grandson Presley Marcotte. He is survived by his loving family: children, Gordon (Sandi) Marcotte of Torquay, Brian (Patti) Marcotte of Torquay, Janice (Keith) Hanson of Estevan, Keith (Darlene) Marcotte of Regina, Lance Marcotte of Estevan, Audrey (Stu) MacMurchy of Estevan, Tressa (John) Friess of Torquay and Trina (Doug) Bloor of Estevan; 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; mother of his children Barb McLaren; two brothers Ernest and Art (Inis) Marcotte, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
PRAYERS will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. and the FUNERAL MASS will be celebrated on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Both services will be held in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Estevan. Interment will take place in the Estevan City Cemetery. If friends so desire contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan or a charity of choice may be made in George’s memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dustin Hall and Monica Dayman of HALL FUNERAL SERVICES, Estevan (634-8233).
Giselle Jeannette Chicoine
(February 23, 1936 - October 6, 2008)
CHICOINE – On Monday, October 6, 2008, Giselle Jeannette Chicoine nee: Aubin, late of Storthoaks, SK, passed away at Sunset Haven, Carnduff, SK at the age of 72 years. Giselle was predeceased by her parents Camille and Carmelia Aubin; 2 infant daughters Jacqueline Marie and Lynne Marie; her brother Dennis Aubin. Left to cherish her memory is her loving family husband Wilfrid, children Danny (Lori-Ann) and Lise (Clint) Paton; grandchildren: Kent, Raechelle, Kayla, Kristie, Taylor and Barrett; siblings: Rita (Gerry) Carriere, Claire (Henri) Lecuyer, Blandine (Wayne) Hardman, Leo (Anna) Aubin and Jackie (Roger) Ritchot; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, Storthoaks, on Friday, October 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Leonce Aubin as celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Anthony’s parish cemetery. Those wishing may make a donation to a charity of their choice in Giselle’s memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dustin Hall and Monica Dayman of HALL FUNERAL SERVICES, Redvers, SK (452-6020).
(August 26, 1925 - September 15, 2008)
McGILLICKY – Emily Monica (1925 – 2008). It is with great sadness that the family of Emily McGillicky announces her passing in Estevan, SK, on Monday, September 15, 2008 at the age of 83 years, surrounded by her loving family. Emily was predeceased by her husband Ralph McGillicky; infant daughter Cheryl; parents, Joseph and Cecilia Frank; brothers, Ed, Adam and Tony Frank;
sisters, Mary Freidt, Lucy Mack and Sr. Mary Cecilia Frank; sister-in-law Denise McGillicky; brothers-in-law Joe Mack and Phil Freidt and nephews Donald Freidt and Larry Frank. She is survived by her loving family: children, Patricia (Dennis) Beahm of Estevan, SK, Kenneth McGillicky of Edmonton, AB, Darlene (Marius) Monteyne of Estevan, Brenda (Yansey) Hagel of Estevan, Charlene (Dave) Driver of Swift Current, SK and Debbie Turnbull (Rob Wharton) of Hitchcock, SK; grandchildren, Shane (Connie) Beahm, Lorelei (Jeff) Pierson, Chad (Tracy) Monteyne, Corey Monteyne, Dannette Monteyne, Ashley Turnbull, Kaylee Turnbull, Cole Hagel, Shelby Hagel, Jessica Driver and Shayla Driver; nine great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Louise Frank, Pearl Frank, Flora Frank, Joyce Healy, Joan Guerin, Carol Larson, Rose Parry and Zena McBride; brothers-in-law, Mike McGillicky, John McGillicky, Martin McGillicky and Bill (Linda) Kalenchuk, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. from the chapel of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Estevan, by Rev. Peter Nijssen. Interment will follow in the Estevan City Cemetery. Those so wishing may make donations to the Renal Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Estevan, or the Estevan Regional Nursing Home in Emily’s memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Boire Funeral Home, Estevan (634-8233).
(Septembe 23, 1932 - September 26, 2008)
HYGARD – Leo Nelson (1932 – 2008). Leo Hygard, late of Estevan, SK, passed away in Estevan on Friday, September 26, 2008 at the age of 76 years. A private family graveside service will be held. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Boire Funeral Home & Crematorium, Estevan (634-8233).
Delbert Clarence Quaife
(April 20, 1918 - September 9, 2008)
QUAIFE – Delbert Clarence. Delbert Quaife passed away in Estevan, SK on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at the age of 90 years. Delbert was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Clara Quaife; wife Annie Quaife and all of his
brothers and sisters. He is survived by his sons, James Quaife of Victoria, B.C. and Rolan (Audrey) Quaife of Estevan, SK; three granddaughters, Camie LaHoise of Victoria, Akihito Mikasa Quaife of Victoria and Amanda (Aaron) Black of Brandon, MB; sisters-in-law, Pauline Thomas of P.E.I. and Louise Alchon of P.E.I., as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. from the chapel of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan. A Funeral Service for Delbert will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Paul’s United Church, Estevan, with Rev. Pat Wotton officiating. Interment will follow in Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan. Those so wishing may make donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, Estevan, in Delbert’s memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Boire Funeral Home, Estevan (634-8233).
Anthony Joseph Wanner
(Jul 20, 1913 - February 11, 2009)
WANNER – Anthony Joseph (1913 – 2009). Tony passed away peacefully at Hillview Manor in Estevan, SK on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at the age of 95 years. Tony was predeceased by his parents, Jacob and Katherine Wanner; son Allan Wanner and siblings, George (Nympha) Wanner, Joseph (Rita) Wanner, Margaret (Ralph) Ross and Pauline (Frank) Zieglgansberger. He is survived by his loving family: wife of 67 years, Rose Wanner of Estevan; children, Robert Wanner of Landau District, SK, Dalores (Bill) Brooks of Stoney Creek, ON, Marie (David) Gervais of Penticton, B.C., Vickie (Dwayne) Gervais of Estevan and Michael (Bobbi) Wanner of Lampman, SK; grandchildren, Greg, Dayna, Jamie, Blair, Colleen, Darryl, Michelle, Michael, Christopher, Sheldon, Colin, Clinton, Cameron and Colton; 12 great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Prayers will be held on Monday, February 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. from the chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan, with Mr. Doug Third officiating. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Estevan, by Rev. Joel Rama. Interment will follow in Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan. Those so wishing may make donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada (www.kidney.ca) in Tony’s Memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dustin Hall of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan (634-8233).
Lloyd Clifford Sovdi
(Sept. 28, 1924 - June 12, 2008)
SOVDI – On Thursday, June 12, 2008, Lloyd Clifford Sovdi, late of Outram, SK, passed away in Estevan, SK at the age of 83 years. Lloyd was predeceased by his parents, Holly and Marie Sovdi; brothers, Arden Sovdi, Marvel Sovdi and Earl Sovdi; sisters, Lenora Rosenthal, Elsie Erickson and Florence Sovdi. He is survived by his loving family: wife Audrey of Outram, SK; children, Arlice (Dennis) Adderley of Smoothstone Lake, SK, Lynn (Garry) Tedford of Estevan, SK, Leslie (Val) Sovdi of Edmonton, AB, Arleen (Bruce) Schoff of Paris, France and Lavern Sovdi of Estevan; grandchildren, Blake (Tammy) Dreher of Estevan, Julie (Todd) Waselinchuk of Manor, SK, Les (Mel) Adderley of Taylor, B.C., Launa (Dale) Coyne of Estevan, Tara Tedford of Estevan, Jerrod Tedford of Estevan and Holly (Becky) Sovdi of Edmonton; 10 great grandchildren; brothers, Reuben Sovdi of Torquay, SK and Ordeen Sovdi of Surrey, B.C., as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 15, 2008, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., from the chapel of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan. A Time of Remembrance Luncheon will be held on Monday, June 16, 2008, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. from the Estevan Church of God Auditorium (1920 Wellock Road, Estevan, SK). A private family interment will take place in Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan. Those so wishing may make donations to Estevan Palliative Care (Box 5000-200, 1174 Nicholson Road, Estevan, SK, S4A 2V6) or the Salvation Army (1107 - 4th Street, Estevan, SK, S4A 0W4) in memory of Lloyd Sovdi. Funeral arrangements are in care of Boire Funeral Home, Estevan (634-8233).
James Daniel “Jim” Rose
(Jan. 14, 1946 - June 5, 2008)
ROSE – On Thursday, June 5, 2008, James Daniel “Jim” Rose, late of Redvers, SK, passed away in Redvers at the age of 62 years. Jim was predeceased by his parents, James and Mary. He is survived by his special friend Irene Hortness of Redvers, SK; son Dwain Rose (Sherrie Fallowfield) of Brownvale, AB; daughters, Arlene (Doyle) Kamieniecki of Brownvale and Marlene Rose (Jason Brown) of Fairview, AB; grandchildren, Derrick, Daylene, Marley, Raylene, Kaylin and Lane; brothers, Henry and Dave; sisters, Cecilia and Betty, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Come & Go Tea in Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held on Monday, June 9, 2008 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Golden Age Centre in Redvers, SK. In keeping with Jim’s wishes, cremation will take place, and his cremated remains will be interred on the grave of his grandfather, William Rose. Those so wishing may make donations to the Redvers & District Community Health Foundation, Inc., in Jim’s memory. Funeral arrangements are in care of Boire Funeral Home, Redvers (452-6020).
Marion Rose Dornian
(December 8, 1927 - February 19, 2009)
DORNIAN - Marion Rose Dornian, nee Stark was born on December 8, 1927 to the late Thomas and Matilda Stark. She was the eldest of 6 children and grew up in the Estevan District.
On October 24, 1949 Marion married Paul Dornian, son to the late Steven and Flora Dornian. The couple farmed in the Outram Disrict and were blessed with 9 healthy children. She was a devoted wife and loving mother. The family moved to Estevan in 1968 where Marion was a tireless employee at various places.
She was a phenomenal cook and baker and accomplished at crochet and knitting. Many of her friends and family were lucky enough to receive some of her beautifully made hats and doilies.
Marion's husband Paul, passed away on February 18, 1989 and she continued to always take care of the loved ones in her life. A devoted grandmother, Marion always made time for her 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
She enjoyed collecting Seraphina angels and beautiful porcelain birds, flowers and place settings. She also loved to watch baseball and was a big fan of the Toronto Blue Jays.
Marion fell ill in July 2008 and unfortunately had to give up her position at Richard and Denmar Court in order to care for her health with the support of her friends, children and grandchildren.
Marion Dornian was a beautiful person who touched all of our lives with her kind ways and loving heart. She is loved for so many things, but, most of all for these:
Her readiness to lend a hand, her eagerness to please, her smile, her warmth, her tenderness, her way of spreading cheer. She's loved for all of these and more each day through the years.
Marion passed away in Estevan on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her nine children: Carol (Dennis) Schick, Larry (Suzanne) Dornian, Gregg Dornian (David Drysdale), Betty (Don) McAuley, Mary (Bob) Foster, David Dornian (Rose Steinke), Keith Dornian, Vernon Dornian and Ron Dornian; 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; one sister and two brothers. She was predeceased by her husband Paul Dornian; two sisters, Bertha Whitman and Irene Orser and her parents, Tom and Matilda Stark.
A private family celebration of Marion’s life was held in the chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan, on Monday, February 23, 2009 with Mr. Doug Third officiating. Interment followed in Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan. Honorary Pallbearers were Dennis Schick, Bob Foster, Don McAuley, Kevin Dornian, Michael Dornian and Corey Dornian.
Those so wishing may make donations to the Allan Blair Cancer Centre, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4T 7T1 in Marion’s memory. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Dustin Hall of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan.
(Born March 4, 1916 - February 23, 2009)
ZIMMERMAN – On Monday, February 23, 2009, Ralph Zimmerman, late of Stoughton, SK, passed away in Estevan, SK at the age of 92 years. Ralph was predeceased by his parents Anton and Rose and his loving wife Violet; siblings: Florence (Barney) Styre, Isabelle (John) Soroko, Frank (Alma) Zimmerman, Peter (Sadie) Zimmerman, Pauline (Roy) McGillicky, Tony (Gertrude) Zimmerman and George Zimmerman; as well as brothers in law: Gavin Mohns, Roger Blain and Gordon McKnight. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Phyllis (Nick) Ksenych; grandchildren: Terry Lynn (Wayne) Beutler; Todd Nick (Lore) Ksenych; great grandchildren: Eric and Andrea Beutler, Cody and Colton Ksenych; sisters: Edith Mohns, Eleanor (Gilbert) Vipond, Gertie Blain and Caroline McKnight.
A Funeral Service for Ralph will be held on Friday, February 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from Grace United Church, Stoughton, with Deborah Laforet officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan. Those so wishing may make donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan in Ralph’s memory. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Monica Dayman and Dustin Hall of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan.