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Lois M. Giefer - Parsons SunTuesday, January 31, 2017
St. Paul passed away at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
She was born Jan. 28, 1925, in South Mound to Charles H. and Sara “Ellen” (Brown) Steinbacher. As a young girl, she grew up in South Mound and graduated as valedictorian in 1943 from St. Francis High School in St. Paul. Following high school, Lois worked at the State Bank of Parsons.
On Sept. 12, 1944, she and Francis J. “Frank” Giefer were married in South Mound. Together they built their own farm and raised a family of nine children. She later worked as a self-employed tax preparer.
Lois was a devoted wife of 66 years, a loving mother and an adoring grandmother. Her family was her passion. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, its Altar Society and Daughters of Isabella. She especially enjoyed gardening, playing cards, dancing, baking, cooking, sewing and hosting get-togethers. In earlier years, Lois enjoyed serving on the election board.
Survivors include a son, Patrick Giefer and his wife, Marcia, of Denver; six daughters, Carolyn Ford of Sausalito, California, Linda West and her husband, Ron, Rebecca Beachner and her husband, James, all of Parsons, Jane Massey and her husband,...
WJJones & Son Funeral Home Tree of Memory Ceremony - Discover Moose JawWednesday, December 7, 2016
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The first of 16. Funeral for play-by-play announcer of Humboldt Broncos - Surrey Now-LeaderThursday, April 12, 2018
Humboldt.Adam Herold, who would have turned 17 today, will have his funeral in his hometown of Montmartre.Players on the Broncos were from communities across Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.Related: Dayna Brons, trainer for Humboldt Broncos, dies in hospitalRelated: Tom Cochrane reworks lyrics to honour Humboldt BroncosBill Graveland, The Canadian PressLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Funeral service held for radio broadcaster, 'amazing man' Tyler Bieber - Saskatoon StarPhoenixThursday, April 12, 2018
Nipawin, was confirmed to be one of the victims of the of the crash. (Supplied)SASwpLyndon Friesen, president of Bolt FM’s parent company, Golden West Radio, travelled from Manitoba to attend Thursday’s service with other employees. Friesen called Bieber’s death “tragic” and said it had a huge impact on those who work there.“He was a critical piece to the station,” Friesen said in an interview.Maureen Johnson, who knows Bieber’s mother and has a child Bieber’s age, wore a jersey to the service. She said she attended the funeral to show support not only for Bieber’s family, but “to show strong support for the kids in the hospital.”The collision between the Broncos bus and a semi-trailer took place last Friday around 5 p.m. on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale as the Broncos travelled to Nipawin from Humboldt in a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) semifinal series against the Nipawin Hawks. Of the 29 people on board, 16 died in the collision and 13 were injured. The driver of the semi-trailer was not injured.Bieber was vice-president of the Humboldt touch football league, involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters as a mentor and was set to start coaching at a football academy in Saskatoon three days a week. Bieber was also a fan of the NFL’s New England Patriots. When Patriots owner Robert Kraft learned that, he sent flowers on behalf of the team to Thursday’s service and also left a voicemail for Bieber’s mother expressing condolences, according to ESPN.“My son was one amazing man,” Bieber’s mother, Marilyn Hay, said last week. “He would get up at 5:30 every morning and go to work, but his day didn’t stop there. After, he would volunteer with the high school kids — teaching them basketball, football, he taught the girls flag football — he had a real passion for that.“Tyler was rarely at home between running from work to volunteer jobs,” she said. “He wasn’t in it for the money, he’d get paid extra for being an announcer, but he’d drop that to go be a volunteer coach instead.”In a post on Facebook, his brother Brandon said, “I don’t know what to do or say right now but I know one thing is you will always be true in my heart, RIP my sweet brother, I miss you and love you dearly.”In addition to several services across Western Canada scheduled for the coming days, three other funerals are set to take place in Humboldt.A celebration of life has been announced for Jacob Leicht, 19, on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Elgar Petersen Arena. According to an obituary for L...
Mississauga woman whose life was saved by expensive drug pushes BC to cover its costs like Ontario does - Globalnews.caThursday, December 14, 2017
Dix did say he feels for the family and other patients suffering from the disease, but that his staff would consult with the Ontario government — along with those of Manitoba and Quebec, the other two provinces that cover Soliris — and make an informed decision based on what they find.Wanting to do moreBack in Mississauga, Saiphoo says the B.C. government’s unwillingness to cover the drug goes against evidence of the drug’s efficacy, and rejects the idea that there’s a lack of concrete results.“I’m speechless, I don’t know what to say about that,” she said.“The results are me sitting here now being able to talk to you. Being in the comfort of my own home.“I mean, I’m proof [that it works].”Saiphoo says now that she has access to the drug, all she wants to do is share it with people like Anaquod.“I have an infusion coming up on Saturday,” she said. “If I could just give her that infusion I would gladly do it, because I know it would help.”Let's block ads! (Why?)...