North Battleford SK Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Helen Elaine Skrove - Vernon Morning StarSaturday, March 02, 2019
In Loving Memory of Helen Elaine Skrove 1915-2019.
Helen was born on December 9, 1915 in Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan to Nick and Marie Popove.
She graduated from Saskatchewan Mental Hospital in North Battleford, Saskatchewan in 1943. Helen worked at Dellview Hospital in Vernon, British Columbia between 1950 and 1980.
In 1943 she dedicated her life to serve Jehovah. In September of 1947 she married Gordon Skrove and moved to British Columbia and settled in Vernon in 1950.
Predeceased by brother, Alexander Popove in 1973; husband Gordon Skrove in 1978 and mother Marie Popove in 1984.
Survived by nieces Audrey Laferriere of Vancouver and Jenny Mead of Kamloops; nephews Ron Popove of Kamloops, Rocky Popove of Kamloops and numerous great nieces and nephews and cousins.
Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1 pm at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home in Vernon, British Columbia.
Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.pleasantvalleyfh.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home 250-542-4333
Pleasant Valley Funeral Home
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Cars and Saskatchewan places share names - Regina Leader-PostWednesday, July 05, 2017
Anglia, just northwest of Rosetown, was a small British-made Ford offered from 1939 to 1967.Breeze, near Lampman, was a compact Plymouth in the 1990s.Cavalier, 40 km northwest of North Battleford, was a compact Chevrolet in the 1980s to the 2000s.Consul, in the extreme southwestern corner of Saskatchewan, was a compact British-made Ford from the 1950s to the 1970s.Falcon, in the Wolseley area, was a compact Ford during the 1960s.Imperial, about 140 km northwest of Regina, was the name of the high-end Chrysler from 1926 to 1989.Lancer, a village 100 km northwest of Swift Current, was a name used by Dodge for various models in the 1950s, 1960s and 1980s.Marlin, 50 km north of North Battleford, was a full-size fastback sold by American Motors in the mid-1960s.Mayfair, 50 km northeast of North Battleford, was a Plymouth model in the 1950s.Pinto, just east of Roche Percee in the southeast, was Ford’s subcompact of the 1970s and ’80s.Ranger, 150 kms northwest of Prince Albert, was a compact Ford pickup truck from the 1980s to the 2000s.And then there is Peerless, a hamlet just south of Goodsoil, about 60 km northwest of Meadow Lake. Peerless is also the name of a luxury car produced from 1900 to 1931 that competed with Pierce-Arrow and Packard.However, the community of Peerless was not named after the car — but it was named after an automotive-related product. The name came from a brand of oil marketed by the British-American Oil Company.In the book What’s in a Name — The Story Behind Saskatchewan Place Names, E.T. Russell writes that a local storekeeper was trying to get a post office and had to suggest a name. Russell says a Mrs. Francis Hankey of nearby Goodsoil wrote: “It so happened that a B.A. gasoline truck was driving by, and they sell an oil by the name of Peerless, and this was advertised on the truck in big letters. Well, there was the answer to the storekeeper’s problem. Why not call that place ‘Peerless’? Other residents agreed that the name was fine, and so the name stuck.” So it turns out that a good name for a car — or a motor oil — can also make a good name for a community, and vice versa.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
CHATELAINE - The Battlefords News-OptimistTuesday, May 09, 2017
November 7, 1976 – April 23, 2017. Corrine Gaye Chatelaine passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She was born November 7, 1976 in Meadow Lake. Raised in North Battleford. She became an incredibly talented synchronized swimmer, winning many awards and competitions. In later years she became a mother to Denea, Tyler, Michael, Reagan and Symone, who she loved more than anything. In 2015 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy. She underwent treatment in Saskatoon. Corrine was a happy and kindhearted person, who was always making everyone laugh and feel loved. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday April 28, 2017, 2:00 pm. at Park Funeral Home, 311, 3rd Ave N Saskatoon. To share memories and condolences, visit www.parkfuneral.ca”Guestbook”. Arrangements entrusted to Derryl Hildebrandt 306.244.2103Let's block ads! (Why?)...
HOFFMAN - The Battlefords News-OptimistTuesday, April 04, 2017
Wayne Robert Hoffman, born February 5, 1947 at Medicine Hat, Alberta to Theodore Hoffman and Mathilda Koch, passed away February 2, 2017 in North Battleford, Sask. Wayne is survived by his wife of 46 years Gisele (nee Hebert), his children Derrick & Erin (Evan & Brantley) (North Battleford), Chelsea & Geno Froese (Swift Current); Mother, Matilda (Tilly) - Medicine Hat, AB; Sisters, Kathy & Jim Schneider (Cameron, David, Lauren) - Edmonton, AB, Joanne Hoffman (Landen, Aaron, Nicolas Strube) - Calgary, AB; Nephew – Travis Hoffman (Saskatoon); Niece – Raelynn Hoffman (Calgary); Sister’s-in-law: Florette Crawford, Edmonton, Rosalie (Jerry) Frass, Regina, Trudy (Mike) Carriere, Calgary, Suzanne (Grant) Carlson – Outlook; Brother’s-in-law: Daniel (Linda) Hebert – Sherwood Park, Raymond (Linda) Hebert – North Battleford, Edward (Michele) Hebert – Sherwood Park; Numerous Nieces & Nephews. Predeceased by: Father – Theodore (Ted) Hoffman; Brother – Russell Hoffman; Sister-in-law – Linda Hoffman; Brother & Sister In Laws – Frank & Arlene Hebert; Allen Crawford. Service Of Celebration & Thanksgiving For...
ELLIOTT - The Battlefords News-OptimistTuesday, April 04, 2017
Evan and Donna Elliott and by his brother, Tom. Celebration Of Life was held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from “The Garden Chapel” - Battlefords Funeral Service, North Battleford, Saskatchewan with Officiant Mrs. Joyce Salie. Shared Memories were given by Robert Elliott. Music Ministry: Pianist - Mrs. M. Junice Headley; Hymn Selections: “In The Garden” & “Amazing Grace”. Honourary Pallbearers were His family and friends. Memorial Donations are requested to Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC), 111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6H5. Private Interment was at City Cemetery, North Battleford, SK. Arrangements were entrusted to Battlefords Funeral Service.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
‘Write me soon. Stay safe’: A story of Canada’s opioid crisis, told in letters from prison - The Globe and MailWednesday, March 27, 2019
Herd. His mother and sisters called him Manie – little man – because he was the only boy in the family. Story continues below advertisement He was torn away from his home on Saskatchewan's Peepeekisis First Nation to be educated in church-run residential schools, emerging scarred by sexual and physical abuse. For years, he would cross the street to avoid passing a Catholic church. A skilled outdoorsman who liked to fish for pike and hunt deer, beaver, bear and moose, he fell into a pattern of drinking, drug taking and fighting that kept him behind bars for most of his adult life. Pictures in an album show Mr. Daniels as an adult; a tattoo on Ms. Barber's back, below, shows him as a child. Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail Moira Barber, his common-law wife for 13 years, met him when she was dealing drugs in Guelph, Ont., and needed someone to collect money for her. She asked for the hardest, meanest dude in town. But Mr. Daniels had another side, Ms. Barber says. He was a keen artist who sometimes drew tattoos for a living. He loved roughhousing with her grandchildren, rolling around with them gleefully until the long hair that stretched down his back was a tangled mess. Mr. Kell grew up in London, Ont., 90 minutes down the 401 highway from Mr. Daniels. He started using drugs when he was a teenager. Before long, he was dealing cannabis and injecting hard stuff. As he puts it now, he would keep using until he ended up in the back of a police car. Between some 20 incarcerations, he tried over and over to get clean. He suffered several overdoses, coming close to death. In Spencer Kell's dining room, angel and devil portraits drawn by Mr. Daniels hang behind him. Blair Gable Mr. Kell and Mr. Daniels forged their friendship during two stints sharing a cell at Maplehurst. On the range at "the Hurst," they won respect for their experience and toughness. Mr. Daniels had an ugly temper. He could flip on you in a second, Mr. Kell says. But he stuck up for the underdogs, especially the new guys. Mr. Kell looked up to Mr. D...
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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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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