Rosetown SK Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Full honours funeral planned for Rosetown firefighter - Saskatoon StarPhoenixSaturday, March 02, 2019
More than 1,000 people could attend a full honours funeral service for the volunteer firefighter who was killed last week while responding to a highway collision near Rosetown.The service for Darrell James Morrison is scheduled to take place Tuesday at the Rosetown Civic Centre starting at 2 p.m.Dale Feser, a director with the Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs, said a full honours service is "considered the most prestigious" service for people in uniform and is only held for members who die in the active line of duty.The service will start with an honour guard, a pipe and drums band and a funeral procession that may involve one or more fire apparatuses."We've had an outpouring of support from right across Western Canada here for all uniformed service, so it's not just the fire service, but we're looking at RCMP, municipal policing, EMS, dispatchers, the fire service from right across Western Canada," Feser said."We all know full too well that it doesn't happen that often, but when it does, we definitely want to celebrate the life and honour the service that this individual provided to the community."He said he can't remember the last time such a service was held in Saskatchewan."I know it's been quite some time," he said.
Darrell Morrison, a 46-ye...
Cars and Saskatchewan places share names - Regina Leader-PostWednesday, July 05, 2017
Among them:Ambassador, a CP siding near Nokomis, was a high-end Nash, Rambler and American Motors’ product from the 1920s to the 1970s.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?)...
GRAHAM - The Battlefords News-OptimistFriday, April 21, 2017
Roberta “Bobbie” May Graham of St. Walburg passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the age of 62 years. Roberta was the second daughter of Tom and Marj Cunningham, born on April 28, 1954 at Rosetown, Saskatchewan. Bobbie will be lovingly remembered by her devoted husband of 46 years, Earl; and her children, Lorne (Bobbie), and Darryl; her grandchildren, Garret, Blake, Dallon, and Kaylee; her sisters, Arlene (Jim) Wright, and Gail (Greg) Cressman; her brothers, Tom (Lee Ann) Cunningham, and Billy (Glenda) Cunningham; her mother-in-law, Doris Corbiel; her sister-in-law, Patricia (Ron) Finnestad; her brothers-in-law, David Graham, Gerald (Gloria) Graham, and Keith (Patricia) Graham; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Bobbie was predeceased by: her parents, Tom (May 17, 2009), and Marjorie (October 28, 2015) Cunningham; her father-in-law, Jimmy Graham; her sisters-in-law, Carolyn (Teskey) (Hoskins), and Shirley Doucette; and her nephew, Virgil Cressman. The Funeral Service for Bobbie was conducted from the Catholic Church in St. Walburg on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor John Sellwood officiating. The eulogy was read by Candace Dustan, the ushers were L...
Dorothy BradySaturday, October 29, 2016
Joshua, Alexis, Trinity, Neveah, Hensley, Liam, Jakob, Noah, and Scarlet. Predeceased by 3 sisters and two brothers. Dorothy was the youngest of 6 children born to Estelle and Arthur Smith in Rosetown, Saskatchewan in 1930. While her siblings were off to war, Dorothy and her parents moved east. It was in Oshawa where she met the love of her life Bill, they married in 1950. Dorothy had a varied career in health care working at Ajax Pickering Hospital and Fairview Lodge. Bill & Dorothy enjoyed their 65 years together, especially their time in Florida and St. Catherine’s. Her family was the most important focus in her life. She had an incredible relationship with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. They all adored her. Dorothy had many talents. She was a beautiful vocalist. She sang at many weddings, special events and church. Dorothy was also an incredible watercolour artist, she painted many pictures for all to enjoy. Dorothy was a member of Kendalwood SDA church, and her faith was very important to her. She will be truly missed by all who knew her but especially by her family who adored her, loved her, but most of all learned respect from her. Dorothy has now joined her beloved Bill and together they await the coming of their Lord & Saviour. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME Oshawa for Visitation on Thursday October 27th from 7pm until 9pm, & Friday October 28th from 1pm until 2pm. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home Friday October 28 at 2pm. Donations in Dorothy’s memory to ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) are appreciated.
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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‘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...