Oxbow SK Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Gordon Melvin Leonard, 1931-2017 - Estevan MercuryThursday, December 14, 2017
Estevan; granddaughters, Nicole (Greg) Bawden, Pilot Butte and Jennifer (Mike) Brown, Milestone; great grandchildren, Carter and Finley Brown and Emma and Matthew Bawden; sister Phyllis Morrow, Oxbow; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Elda Leonard, Estevan, Donna Voisin, Moose Jaw, Eldeen Farwell, Moose Jaw, Warren (Bev) Pederson, Chase, B.C. and Anne (George) Holman, Regina, and special friend Jan Leonard of Estevan, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Public Visitation was held on Monday, November 27, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan. The Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church, Estevan, with Rev. Jason Richards officiating. Interment followed at Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, after which a luncheon was held in the church auditorium.
If friends so desire, donations in Gordon's memory may be made to the Shriners Hospitals For Children - Canada, 1003 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, QC, H4A 0A9 or St. Paul's United Church, 1418 - 3rd Street, Estevan, SK, S4A 0S4.
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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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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 email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter.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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