Estevan SK Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Gordon Melvin Leonard, 1931-2017 - Estevan MercuryThursday, December 14, 2017
Gordon Melvin Leonard passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Special Care Home in Estevan, SK on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the age of 86.
Gordon was born on the family farm near Roche Percee, SK on January 30, 1931 to loving parents, Ernest and Annie (North) Leonard. He attended Britannia School along with his older brother Clifford and his younger sister Phyllis. Gordon met Joyce Pederson, a young new teacher at Britannia School in 1947 and the two were married in 1950. The next few years included a move to Bienfait and in 1953 their only daughter, Cheryl, was born. After Gordon accepted a job with Soo Security Motorways in 1955, the family moved to North Portal where they stayed until 1964. A job offer from the Estevan Co-op then brought the family to Estevan where Gordon worked in the furniture department, the service station and as a bulk petroleum truck driver until his retirement in 1990.
Gordon liked to work in the yard, tinker with his vehicles, curl, and more than anything else, play his guitar and sing. He started playing for...
Lorraine Agatha Rohatyn, 1929 – 2017 - Estevan MercuryThursday, December 14, 2017
Lorraine Rohatyn, formerly of Estevan, SK, widow of the late Steve Rohatyn, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Medicine Hat, AB at the age of 88 years.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Cheryl Morine (Glen Collins), Medicine Hat, AB, Melvin Rohatyn, Medicine Hat, AB, Donna Gilroy (Terry), Regina, SK and Russell Rohatyn, Bienfait, SK.
The Graveside Service will take place at a later date in the spring of 2018 at Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan, SK.
In memory of Lorraine, memorial donations may be made to the Saskatchewan Lung Association, 1231 8th Street E., Saskatoon, SK, S7H 0S5.
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Madeleine Marie Andries 1927 – 2017 - Estevan MercuryFriday, April 21, 2017
It is with much sadness, but also with grateful hearts for a long and full life, that the family of Madeleine Andries announces her passing at St. Joseph’s Special Care Home, Estevan, Saskatchewan, at the age of 90. Mom died just as she lived, quietly and peacefully, during the evening hours of March 30, 2017, with family present. Madeleine leaves a legacy of love and precious memories to her children, Leona (Lyle) Hall, Larry (Lori) Andries and Paulette Kaiser (David Pattyson); grandson Dustin (Jocelyn) Hall; great grandchildren, Grace and Simon Hall; sister Cecile (Lloyd) Smith; in-laws, Maurice Andries and Omer & Bertha Andries, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, whom she spoke of often, with affection. She was greeted in heaven by her loving husband, Albert Andries; parents, Emile and Leonie Tommelein; sisters, Mary (Henry) Gheyssen and Marguerite (Joseph) Gheyssens; nieces and nephews, Evelyn Luterbach, Gary Gheyssen, Janet Prybylski, George Wock and Ron Andries; in-laws, Martha & John Wock, Laura & William Turgeon, Madeleine & Telford Barlow, George Andries, Leon Andries and Madeleine Andries. A Prayer Service was held on Th...
Kathleen (Kay) Elma Wilson 1926 - 2017 - Estevan MercuryThursday, March 09, 2017
Kay passed away at Hill View Manor, Estevan, SK on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the age of 90 years.
Kay is survived by her children: daughter Patricia (Rick) Stevens of Sherwood Park, Alberta, and children Jeffrey (Kathy) Stevens, Michelle (David) Pruden and Greg Stevens; son Sandy (Marian) Wilson of Estevan, and children, Austin, Lindsay (David) Gilmour, Amy, Stephanie and Kevin; son Moray (Carol) Wilson of Estevan, and children, Teresa (Glenn) Willerth and Shannon (Corey) Kardash; great grandchildren, Christopher and Ellen (Marshall Wight) Stevens, Adam (Anna) Pruden and Joshua (Stephanie) Pruden; great great grandchildren, Shaylyn and Brianna Stevens, Brett Pruden, Nathaniel (Joey-Lee Rebelo), Emma (Saige Christenson) and Jeremy Dumaine, Karlyn, Sienna and Claire Kardash, and more to follow. She will also be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.
Kay was predeceased by her husband Guy and infant son David; parents, John and Margaret Simpson and brother Alexander.
The Memorial Service was held on Saturd...
Lawrence M. Fichter 1932 – 2016 - Estevan MercuryThursday, January 12, 2017
Lawrence passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Estevan, SK at the age of 84 years.
Lawrence will be lovingly remembered by his son Chad (Connie) Law of Estevan, SK and their children, Matthew, Alexa, Xander, Zach, Bailey and Brooklyn; siblings, Otilia (Louis) Beaulieu of Estevan, SK, Marty Nicol of Red Deer, AB and Ida (Pat) Morrissey of Oakville, ON as well as numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.
Lawrence was predeceased by his parents, Martin and Barbara; special friend Sharon Law; brothers, Joe Fichter and Ted Fichter; sister Annie Fichter and one brother-in-law Ray Nicol.
Prayers were held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan with Mr. Doug Third officiating. The Funeral Mass was held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist RC Church, Estevan with Rev. Brian Meredith presiding. Interment took place following the service at the Estevan City Cemetery.
In memory of Lawrence, memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Fou...
Saskatchewan police officers attend regimental funeral - Global News ReginaWednesday, March 27, 2019
‘She is a hero’: Husband of slain Fredericton officer bids tearful goodbye
a contingent of first responders from Saskatchewan are among those who traveled to Fredericton were among them.Three officers from the Saskatoon Police Service, two from Moose Jaw, and one from Weyburn are representing the south of the province.Three Regina Police Service members who attended are originally from New Brunswick, including one from Fredericton.
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Stony Plain lines 53 Street with hockey sticks for Broncos' Parker Tobin funeral - Edmonton JournalWednesday, March 27, 2019
Tobin was originally thought to have survived the Broncos' bus collision last week, which killed 16 people. But a Saskatchewan coroner later confirmed he had been firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.comTwitter.com/CGriwkowsky
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‘Write me soon. Stay safe’: A story of Canada’s opioid crisis, told in letters from prison - The Globe and MailWednesday, March 27, 2019
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