November, 2016

Grant James Wightman

Wightman: Grant James Wightman passed away in the Rural Municipality of Hillsdale Marsden, Saskatchewan on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the age of 73 years.
Grant leaves to mourn his wife of 37 years, Sandra; his daughter, Luanne and her children Lily and Lachlan; his son, Curtis (Rachel) and their children Augustus, Roy, Amos and Clara; his sisters, Sandra (Tony) Allen, and Lois Myer; his brother, Fred (Brenda) Wightman and numerous family and friends.
The funeral service for Grant was conducted from the Neilburg Hall, Neilburg, Saskatchewan on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm with Fred Sirett officiating.
The eulogy was given by Jason and Bryce Allen.
The music for the service was lead by Brian Graham, Hazel Wiens and Cliff Scott.
Interment was held in the Wycollar Cemetery.
The reception was held in the Neilburg Hall, Neilburg, Saskatchewan.
Donations in memory of Grant may be made to the Neilburg Recreation Board or Charity of Choice.
“The Wightman family would like to extend our sincerest gratitude for the astonishing level of support and love they have received since Grants passing. For all the meals brought to the house, prayers sent up on our behalf and for the work that went into the service by our amazing community, we have been sustained by you. God bless”.
McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.

Winona Redden Guhl

GUHL: Winona Redden Guhl passed away at the Lloydminster Hospital on October 30, 2016 at 94 years.
She leaves to mourn two daughters Marion (Walter), Carol (Charlie), two sons Gordon (Lois), Dwayne (Mona), 11 grandchildren Carrie, Sherry, Darwin, Kelly, Cory, Cristy, Niki, Bart, Wade, Melissa and Mallory, 16 great grandchildren Randy, Kalli, Jaimi, Amanda, Brady, Jordyn, Allie, Ashley, Kyle, Jake, Abbie, Lennie, Harper, Ryan, Liam, and Lily, two great great grandsons Lincoln and Bentley, two step children Larry, Betty, and their families.
Winona was predeceased by her first husband Jim Redden in December 1987 and second husband Paul Guhl in May 2011, one step-daughter Edna May 2015.
A memorial service was conducted from Grace United Church on November 7, at 2 P.M. with Reverend Paul Duval officiating.
Hymns sung were “In the Garden” and “In the Bulb There is a Flower,” led by the United Church Choir and Lois Sonnega as pianist. Choir processional was “One Day at a Time.” Special solo – Bill Barber, “Where Roses Never Fade.” Recessional guitar solo-composed by the late Don Redden.
Eulogy was given by granddaughter Carrie Pollard and Cory MacAuley. 
Pallbearers were the grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Urn bearers were great grandson Randy Valetle and granddaughter Cristy Arychuk.
Lunch was served at the Legacy Center.
McCaw Funeral Service of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.
Donations in Winona’s memory may be made to the Pioneer Lodge building fund or charity of choice.

The family would like to send their thanks and gratitude to the following: Honorary pallbearers grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, Dr. Kevin Govender and staff at Lloydminster Hospital for their excellent care in Moms final days. To the Pioneer Lodge and the home care for all they have done for Mom in her 5 years as a resident there, to granddaughter Carrie and Cory for your tribute, to Grandma in your eulogy, to Randy and Cristy for being urn bearers, to Reverend Paul Duval, United Church Choir and Lois Sonnega pianist, to Bill Barber for your beautiful solo, to the Legacy and Legacy ladies for putting on the lunch.
McCaws Funeral Home for your expertise and help, to everyone who sent cards, donations, food to the house and phone calls. Thank you.

Marion & Walter Pollard,
Carol & Charlie Arychik,
Gordon Redden & fiancée Lois,
Dwayne Redden & friend Mona, and families

Karen Marie Barrett

BARRETT: Karen Marie Barrett passed away in the Lloydminster Hospital, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the age of 58 years. Karen is survived by her fiancé Dale Paul; one sister Judy and one brother Ernie as well as numerous nieces and nephews and her Aunt Linda Wright.
A celebration of life for Karen Barrett was conducted from The Blackfoot Hall, Blackfoot, Alberta on Friday, November 18th at 2:00 pm.
The eulogy was given by Bonnie Cook.
The honorary pallbearers were her numerous nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to STARS or a charity of the donors choice.
McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.
The family wish to thank the nurses and hospital staff for their kind and compassionate care for Karen while in the hospital, all the ladies who took part in preparing and serving a great lunch, for all the cards received from family, friends, and neighbors, and thank you to everyone who came to Karen’s Celebration of Life.

Jean Grace Tradewell

June 30, 1934 to October 31, 2016

Jean Tradewell passed away at the Lloydminster Hospital, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the age of 82 years.
Jean is survived by her sister Marian Myers, her brother Francis (Shirley) Tucker, her 5 children Cheryl Jones, Daryl Jones, Terry Jones, Karen (Lionel) Dumontier and Kim (Selena) Jones, her 11 grandchildren Cody (Andrea Silva) Bezaire, Michael Bezaire, Travis Bezaire, Dallas Bezaire, Jessica (Dwayne) Rhinehart, Mitchel Jones, William Dumontier, Grace Dumontier, Matthew Jones, Alexis Jones and Maya Jones, and her 2 great-grandchildren Rhett Rhinehart and Delany Rhinehart. 
Jean was predeceased by her parents Grace and Walter Tucker, her brother Denis, her first husband Dan Jones and her second husband Ken Tradewell.
A memorial service was conducted from Grace United Church, Lloydminster, Alberta on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 2:00 with Reverend Paul DuVal officiating.  The hymns sung were “Amazing Grace” and “In the Garden” accompanied by Irene Knowlson.
The honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  The eulogy was given by Daryl Jones and Karen Dumontier and consisted of an audio-video presentation with input from all her children and grandchildren.
Jean’s parents, Walter Tucker and Grace Searle came to Canada from England, met and settled on their farm at Battle Hills south of Lashburn.  Jean was born June 30, 1934 in Lashburn, Saskatchewan, attended school in Battle Hills and Lashburn, and Reeves Business School in Lloydminster.  Jean married Dan Jones in 1954, they built a house on the farm east of Lloydminster where they raised their family of 5 children.
Jean stayed home until the children were in school, and then returned to work driving a school bus, working in the office at Beaver Lumber and as Assistant Manager at Sears.  After Jean and Dan divorced, Jean married Ken Tradewell in 1987. They lived in Lloydminster, and traveled to Yuma, Arizona for the winter for many years.  After Ken passed away in 2005, Jean moved to Horizon Village, Lloydminster and continued to winter in Yuma.
Jean enjoyed many crafts and activities through the years and was an avid quilter. She also enjoyed reading and watching crime mysteries, traveling and new adventures.  She recently traveled to Hawaii, Florida, Cuba, Mexico and Belize and she was looking forward to spending December in Belize then returning to Yuma for the winter.
Jean will be sadly missed by her family and friends.  Her family extends their thanks to Reverend Paul DuVal, the doctors and nurses at the Lloydminster Hospital, and the many who sent cards, flowers, food and donations.
McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.

Norman McCourt

Norman McCourt passed away peacefully at the Lloydminster Hospital, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at the age of 68 years,  with his family by his side.
Norman leaves to mourn his passing; his loving wife of 49 years, Donna McCourt; his daughters; Lori Mennie and her children: Logan and Camryn and their father Bruce Mennie; Terri (David) Leer and their children: Jordan, Justine and Amber; mother-in-law, Bettie Noyce; his siblings; Joan (Jack) Easton; Helen (Robbie) Robinson; Ruth Frick; David (Evelyn) McCourt; Ken (Sheelagh) McCourt; Marion (Phil) Skognes; Hugh (Connie) McCourt; his brother-in-law Doug (Wilda) Noyce; sisters-in-law Fran (Gabe) Baksza; Linda (Eugene) Smereka; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Celebration of Life was conducted from the Centennial Civic Center, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM followed by lunch. Honorary Pallbearers were Norman’s 5 grandchildren, his bus kids from the past 40 years and all of his friends and family.
Norman’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the medical staff who cared for him during his stay at the Lloydminster Hospital. Our family is forever grateful for the exceptional care he received from all the staff, especially Dr. Du Plooy; palliative care nurses, Michelle Turgeon and Brenda Servold; social worker, Cindy Getzinger; all the nurses and care aids; dietary and housekeeping staff. Donna spent almost every night with Norman at his bedside during his 6 week stay. The caring nature and thoughtful words and gestures displayed by this incredible staff will never be forgotten.
We would also like to sincerely thank everyone who came to help with harvest during a most difficult and stressful time.  Thank you to Warren Calfas, Dimmels and their crews, Monti McEwen, Damian Bielesch, Dale & Aaron Crush, Glenn Clayton, Harvey & Norman Leer and Larry Kurjata. We are forever grateful and overwhelmed by the generosity shown by all of you.
Thank you to the following: Glenn & Brett McCaw and staff of McCaw Funeral Services for their services; Nicole Fluet & Shawna Royer for the heartfelt eulogy; Rick Baksza- celebrant; Roger Ogram for the blessings; Jordan Leer for the slideshow: Warne Noyce for the musical tribute; Norman’s bus family for the touching and humbling tribute to him- he would’ve been so pleased; Colleen Hozack for the delicious lunch; Kim & Vanessa Macnab for all their support and help. Thank you to all the friends, family and neighbours who visited, brought food, bought flowers, offered condolences and support, and made donations in Norman’s memory during this difficult time. Your kindness and compassion will be forever cherished.
In lieu of thank you cards, a donation will be made to the Lloydminster Regional Health Palliative Care Unit.
Donna McCourt,
Lori Mennie, Terri & David Leer and families

James Harvey Murray

September 21, 1930 to November 9, 2016

A graveside service was conducted for James “Jim” Harvey Murray on November 9, 2016 officiated by Reverend Bob Aldrich.
Jim was born August 21, 1930 to James and Dora Murray. He passed away peacefully on November 4, 2016 at the age of 86 in the Lloydminster Hospital.
He leaves to mourn his passing: Randy (Rhonda), Daryl (Sandra) and his family, Rob (Heather) and Brandy. Rob’s children Kailee, Kacie and Brynn.  Jamie and his family, Kirk (Krista), Lacey (Dylan), Carmen (Kyle) and Clint. Kirk’s children, Natalie and Greyson, Lacey’s children, Paisley and Bristol. Several nieces and their families. He was predeceased by his wife Ann, his parents, his 4 sisters and his daughter-in-law, Evon.
We gather today to say goodbye to James Harvey Murray. Born August 21, 1930 meant growing up in the depression years on the prairies. This left a lasting impression. Tough times on the farm sent the Murray family to BC when Jim was a young boy. Jim and his dad headed back to the farm at Marwayne in the late ‘40’s. It was then that he met the young teacher at Bellcamp school, Ann Fasenko from Hairy Hill, AB. From this union came three sons and as the boys grew so did the farm. The six grandchildren were happy additions to Jim and Ann’s family. Ann passed away suddenly in 1996. More recently, he has welcomed the seven great-grandchildren.
His family and his in-laws were always important, visits from any of them were welcome and thoroughly enjoyed. Friends and neighbours can attest to always being welcomed warmly.
He was born on the farm and his life revolved around the seasons from seeding in the spring to harvest in the fall and the care of the animals year round. The morning “meetings” were held at his kitchen table daily with everyone gathering there to determine day’s activities. That coffee pot of his was on all day long! Will we ever enter the house without expecting him to be sitting at the head of the table in his favourite chair?
Sad as it is to say good bye, he is resting peacefully now and he would want life to carry on as it did for his 86 years on the farm.     
The family would like to express their gratitude to the following: the pallbearers - Rob Murray, Kirk Murray, Dylan Belliveau, Kyle Kimball, Neil Hames, Glen MacDonald, to Dr. Antonio and the staff at the Lloydminster Hospital for their excellent care during his final days, to McCaw Funeral Service for the caring attention to detail, to Reverend Bob Aldrich for his service, to Colleen’s Catering for the delicious lunch and to the family and friends who extended their condolences in so many ways. We thank all of you.

Margaret Catherine Daniel

March 30, 1939 to October 30, 2016

Margaret Catherine Daniel passed away at Lloydminster, Alberta on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the age of 77 years.
Margaret is survived by: her children Carrie (Byron) and their daughter Sara; Darren (Toni)Daniel and their children Jackson and Kyle; daughter Sandra Daniel; sisters: Mary (Bruce) Sutherland and Diane (Richard) Landerl; brother-in-law Huey McKenzie and numerous nieces and nephews.
Margaret was predeceased by: her parents William and Emma Cameron and her sister Myrtle McKenzie.
The Memorial Service for Margaret was conducted from the Grace United Church, Lloydminster, Alberta on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul DuVal officiating.
The eulogy was given by Yvonne Babey.
The hymns sung were How Great Thou Art and Church In The Wildwood accompanied by pianist, Lois Sonnega and the Grace United Church Choir.
Soloist was Daryl Amundrud who sang The Old Rugged Cross and In The Garden.
Honorary pallbearers were Mom’s coffee group as well as all her friends.
Interment was held at the Albion Cemetery.
Hi everyone, my name is Yvonne Babey I am one of Auntie Marg’s nieces. I want to thank the family for asking me to share this account of Auntie Marg’s life. I said to the kids the last time I was up here the only words I had to speak were “I Do”, so this is a stretch. Auntie Marg was a planner and she had made very detailed notes on how today would unfold. So Auntie Marg I hope I can do you proud.
Margaret Catherine Daniel (Cameron) was born on March 30th, 1939 in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan to Bill and Emma Cameron. She was the second oldest of the four sisters. She was predeceased by her parents, Bill and Emma and her sister, Myrtle. They grew up on a farm north of Greenstreet, Saskatchewan. She enjoyed her time at the Albion School from grades 1 to 9. She shared many stories of getting to school by horseback and all the adventures that allowed. She lived with Helen and George Morlidge for her high school years of grade 10, 11 and 12 at Lloydminster High School. She really enjoyed high school and participated in many of the school clubs. She had a full social life and loved to laugh. During this time she worked part time at Hale’s Department Store. She was able to take Secretarial courses during her high school years and that helped her get a job in Edmonton after school.
She adored her time working in Edmonton at the Alberta Government Personnel office in the Parliament Building. She always spoke of these 4 years in Edmonton with such pride, joy and freedom. Her independence meant so much to her. She was very proud that she bought her first washing machine herself while in Edmonton.
She returned to Lloydminster in 1961 and married Stan Daniel. They spent a year in Camrose and her first daughter, Carrie was born there in 1963. But the call of Lloydminster which was home was always there and they returned to Lloydminster where her other two children were born, Darren in 1965 and Sandra in 1966.
Margaret enjoyed being a stay at home mom to her three children. She was a devoted and present parent. There were always birthday parties, homemade Barbie clothes , trips to the lake and holidays with family. She loved to visit her parents on the family farm. She always loved style and had a great knack for creating and putting together stylish outfits. Mary remembers from the high school days Auntie’s white poodle skirt with black poodle appliques complete with saddle shoes and bobbie socks. Her children were often found wearing matching dresses made by her.
Education was very important to her and she encouraged all the kids to pursue their interests. She was very proud that Carrie achieved a Bachelor of Education degree at the U of S; Darren attended Lethbridge Community College completing Renewable Resources Management and Sandra obtained a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from the U of S.
She particularly loved her sisters, Myrtle, Mary and Dianne, they had many memories of their fun growing up and all the high-jinks and freedom they had. From going to dances and dancing all night to playing ball. She often spoke about walking over to her Granny Patmore’s place. She adored her parents and spoke about them with pride and love. All the sisters had jobs at home. Aunty Marg wasn’t too fond of milking cows though and there were some farm chores that she didn’t love, so Myrtle and Mary took care of these. At heart she was a lady through and through. Aunty Di remembers that suppers were her and Aunty Marg’s job. Aunty Marg and Aunty Di had a special bond, which likely began when they had to share a bed growing up. Aunty Di remembers moving in with Aunty Marg in Edmonton and that she always made sure she had birthday cake. She cherished her sister time. All four sisters loved to go to the dances and the Cameron girls were popular avid dancers. The brother in laws, Hugh, Bruce and Richard held a special place in her heart and she especially enjoyed the teasing that always ensued at family get togethers.
Throughout her life she will be remembered as a very classy woman who loved clothes, shopping and spending time with her sisters. She just had a knack of knowing how to put things together. She revelled the trips to Edmonton with her sisters. They had a day of fun, shopping and always ended with a “nice” lunch.
As Aunty Marg’s children grew and they moved to an acreage, they became involved with horses, 4-H and showing. This was a family hobby that still continues today. Margaret was fully involved in every aspect of this. She had an excellent eye for a good quality horse and fully supported her children in this endeavor. A favorite part of this past time was her design and creation of the horse show clothes. She chose the fabric, the seamstress and the style. She just had that gift of knowing how to create interesting and stylish outfits. She always made sure her children had the best horses and clothes that she was able to provide. She loved that Jackson, Kyle and Sara all have their own horses and she liked to hear of their experiences with their mounts.
She spent 28 years of her working life at Sears Canada in the Accounting and Catalogue areas. She really enjoyed this and it was more than a job for her. She found lifelong friends and a sense of community that was positive, fun and even paid her. Her warmth and genuine kindness made this a perfect work situation for her. She had many life long relationships with staff and customers. Her existing coffee group includes many of her Sears friends. She treasured her life long friendships.
The love of dancing continued as Aunty Marg so enjoyed square dancing and it also led to her other love of picking the appropriate outfit. She enjoyed the socializing and making of new friends that went along with it.
Margaret loved being a grandmother to her three grandchildren, Jackson, Kyle and Sara. She doted on them and particularly loved taking them shopping for clothes. No surprise here. They of course loved it too. Jackson lived with Grandma (who he called G-Ma) for 1 ½ years and he often called her his “moral compass.” She would not hesitate to shake her finger at him if she thought he was doing something she didn’t think was quite right. I too remember the finger wagging growing up whether it was directed at us kids or at one of her brother in laws. She also did this with great humor. She attended most of Jackson and Kyle’s school performances and she even remembered the Lloydminster High School Cheer at Kyle’s football games. She enjoyed shopping with Sara and often mailed clothes and cheques to Calgary telling her to get something nice for herself. Kyle’s words to describe Grandma were kind, wise and the best Grandma a kid could have.
Margaret adored her little black and white Boston Terrier, Mindy. Mindy was great company in her later life. Mindy was a strong minded terrier and the kids were all a bit scared of her. She only listened to Aunty Marg and she was a great comfort to her in so many ways. They enjoyed many walks. Mindy would vacation at Darren and Toni’s and she will now be living with them.
One of the acquisitions she had later in life was her beloved car. She adored her Cadillac mostly because it was so stylish and she found great freedom with this car. She just loved it! She would travel to watch her daughter Sandra show her horse. Auntie Marg was immensely proud of Sandra’s success with her horse.
Another request of Auntie Marg was that there be 50 roses here today. There were to be white to represent innocence; cream for appreciation; yellow for friendship; red for romance; peach for gratitude; pink for sweatness and lavender for charm. All qualities Auntie Marg held in the highest regard.
As we sat around the other night with the family sharing stories I asked each of them to give me “one” word that popped out when they thought of Auntie Marg. This is the result:
So how best to describe the life of Margaret Daniel. She lived well with grace and great humor and style. She had this humble kindness and she was quick to help and connect with people. She was particular, a perfectionist and selfless. She had strength and resilience in spades. She valued independence and her freedom. Classy, elegant, generous, gracious, thoughtful and good hearted. She always meant well and always saw, hoped and wished for the highest good. Lastly, she could laugh. Laughter from its purest kindest place of joy, and the simple pleasure of being alive. A life well lived on her own terms.
In closing, I would like to say to you Carrie, Darren and Sandra your Mom was very proud of you and your families and loved you to the utmost. Your success was her success!!! She honoured herself and was content.
Toni asked me to share a poem that Auntie Marg had given her when she lost her Mom. She has kept it for 15 years and feels this was Auntie Marg.
The love of a wonderful Mother is something that always lives on; filling the days with sweet memories; long after her presence is gone; you still feel the warmth of her caring; her wisdom will never depart; for the love of a wonderful Mother; forever lives on in your heart.
Thank you.
Donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.
McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.
The family would like thank the attending RCMP and Ambulance personnel, Dr. Rogers, Dr. Adele Naude, doctors and nurses from the Cardiac Unit at the Royal Alexander Hospital.  Thank you to Daryl Amundrud for the beautiful vocals and Yvonne Babey for the eulogy.  Thank you to Lois Sonnega for playing the piano.  Thank you to all our family and friends for their support during this difficult time.  Thank you to Glenn McCaw and staff at McCaw Funeral Service Ltd. For their professionalism and support.
The Margaret Daniel Family

Dennis Pinske

Formerly of Marwayne, AB
passed away Oct. 25, 2016
in Kamloops, B.C.

Patricia Lorraine "Pat" Tenney

Patricia Lorraine “Pat” Tenney passed away at the Lloydminster Hospital, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 65 years.
Pat leaves to mourn her passing: her husband Merle Tenney, her son Robin Tenney and his wife Launa and their 3 children: Keegan, Keshia and Kade Tenney, her son Kurt Tenney and his wife Kareen and their 3 children: Kolby, Kyle and Kirby Tenney, her mother Rene Foster, her brother Grant Foster and his wife Liz, sister Judy Bosch and her husband Wayne, sister Lynne Kennedy, and brother Ross Foster and his wife Bernadette, her brother-in-law Bill Hill, sister-in-law Jean Duncalfe, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Pat was predeceased by her father Alex Foster, father-in-law and mother-in-law Wilbur and Evelyn Tenney, sistes-in-law Joan Hill and brother-in-law Vern Duncalfe.
A memorial service was conducted from Grace United Church, Lloydminster, Alberta on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Reverend Paul DuVal officiating.
The tribute was given by Grant Foster and Wendy Plandowski.
The readings were read by Rita Foster and Tamara Gerein.
The hymns sung were: “Why Me Lord” and “One Day at a Time” accompanied by Lana Johnson and the Grace United Church Choir.
The honorary pallbearers were: Elaine Lawrence, Elaine Olson, Pat Wild, Dee White, Josie Nelson, Kara Trachuk, Bev Dixon and Colleen Ogram.
The reception was held at the Grace United Church hall, Lloydminster, Alberta.
Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to the Lloydminster Regional Health Foundation or Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce (Pat Tenney Scholarship Fund).
McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.
Very special thanks to the ladies that stayed with Pat in her final days and nights: Colleen Ogram, Judy Wenzel, Marj Krykowski, Michelle Toner, and all her friends and family.
Thanks to Ray Faltermier for singing “Amazing Grace”.
The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and hospital staff for their support and dedication to Pat’s needs.

Otto Kenneth Hvidston

October 30, 1936 to October 29, 2016

Otto Kenneth Hvidston passed away at Lloydminster Continuing Care Centre, Lloydminster, Alberta on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the age of 79 years.
Otto is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marlene (Fraser), his children, David (Susan Rose), Jody (Dean) Ostrom, and his grandchildren, Joshua, Emily, Ashley and Allie, and numerous nieces and nephews. Otto was predeceased by his parents, Ole and Kristina, brother, Gunar, and sisters, Ruth and Inger.
Otto was a well respected business man. He worked for Dominion Fruit for 17 years in both Weyburn and Estevan. From 1974 to 1977, he owned and operated the Shaunavon Hotel. For the next 30 years, he worked in real estate in Lloydminster.  He will be sadly missed by family, friends and colleagues.
Services were held at the Grace United Church, Lloydminster, on November 3, 2016.
On behalf of our family, we would like to extend our sincere thanks to Reverend Paul DuVal, Dr. Gerber and the nursing staff at the LCC, as well as to the many who sent cards, flowers, food and donations.

Richard Dale Williams

Richard Dale “Rick” Williams passed at the Jubilee Home, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Wednesday, Oct­ober 5, 2016 at the age of 65 years.
Rick is survived by numerous relatives and friends.
Rick is predeceased by: his mother, Ester Lorraine Williams; his grandmother, Iva Peterson; and her lifelong friend and companion, Cliff McCaig “Dad”; his brother, Donald Williams; his uncle, Elmer Zimmer, and his aunts, Ida Zimmer and Mildred Williams.
The funeral service for Rick was conducted from McCaw Funeral Chapel, Lloydminster, Alberta on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:30 am with Pastor Tim Acey officiating.
The eulogy was given by Marilyn Russett.
The readers were Angela Fox and Victoria Lupul.
The pallbearers were: Andy Russett, Randy Russett, John Lupul, Neil Morrow, Darcy Lupul and Clinton Russett.
Interment was held at the Lloydminster City Cemetery, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.
Donations in memory of Rick may be made to Saskatchewan or Alberta Fish and Game or Lloydminster SPCA.
The family of Richard Dale Williams “Rick” would like to express our sincere thank you to the following groups and individuals for their kind support and dedication to Rick.  Thank you to the staff of the Jubilee Home for the excellent care they provided to him over the past four years.  I would also personally like to thank the staff for the support that they gave me on the day of Rick’s passing. To McCaw Funeral Service, a very special thank yo to Glenn and Dean for their support and guidance in arranging the service.  Your help was greatly appreciated.  To Pastors Tim and Sam Acey, thank you for the friendship you had with Rick and for the many times you assisted him.  Thank you also for the comforting words and prayers and the wonderful service you conducted in celebration of Rick’s life. To the pallbearers, John and Darcy Lupul, Neil Morrow and Randy, Clinton and Andy Russell, your kindness was appreciated and will never be forgotten. To Angela Fox and Victoria Lupul, thank you for doing the readings. To Miss Charlee Fox, a very special thank you for singing “I am a Child of God”.  To the members of the Moose Lodge, thank you for the excellent lunch and the use of your facility.  Your friendship with and support of Rick throughout the years was greatly appreciated. To Dr. Kerlis and the staff of the Lloydminster Hospital, thank you for your kindness and dedication to and care of Rick throughout the many years.  Thank you to everyone who attended his service. Your thoughts and prayers were greatly appreciated. May God’s blessing be upon each of you.
                                                Andy & Marilyn Russett and families
Clarence & Carrie Hodgson and families

McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.

Joan Roberge

On Friday, October 21, 2016, Mrs. Joan Roberge of Lloydminster passed away in the Lloydminster Hospital at the age of 80 years.
Joan will be forever loved and remembered by her children: Leon (Bev) Roberge of Lloydminster, Dianne (Roland) Gervais of Lloydminster, Marcel (Jaclyn) Roberge of Lloydminster,  Eugene (Shannon) Roberge of Moose Jaw; Daughter-in-law Val Roberge of Kelowna; Grandchildren Joe (Nichole) Roberge, Réjean Roberge (fiancé Patrick Sibilleau), Renae Roberge, Kyle Roberge, Rolanda (Mike) Clague, Derek (Gina) Gervais, Amber (Jamie) Sparkes, Colby Gervais, Taygen (Lori) Roberge, Rikkea, Kleysen, Jax Roberge and Lauren, Brenn, Jace and Jevonne Roberge; Great- Grandchildren Jager and Hudson Roberge, Maya, Mckenna and Mason Clague, Kamryn and Makayla Gervais, Ivy and Ellie Sparkes, Cooper and Chloe Roberge; Sister Alva (Harry) Creech of Vermilion, Brother-in-law Wilf (Una) Roberge of Lloydminster; Sisters-in-
law Agnes Roberge of Sherwood Park, Blanche Lemp of Vernon; Numerous nieces and nephews
Joan was predeceased by her husband Art Roberge; Daughter Yvonne; Sons Roger and John; Granddaughter Maggie Roberge; Great Grandson Madden Clague; Parents John and Barbara Nelson and Sister Lorna (Tom) Stockwell.
A prayer service for Joan was held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm and a funeral service on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.
Donations in memory of Joan may be made to the Joan & Art Roberge Kid’s City Sports & Recreation Fund (c/o City of Lloydminster, 4420-50th Ave, T9V 0W2).
Joan’s family would sincerely like to thank everyone. Thank you Father for coming to the hospital and the nice service, the senior choir, the cwl for honor guard, cwl ladies for the great lunch, friends who sent condolences, prayers, masses, flowers, food and donations. Your kindness will be cherished. And to Creech’s Funeral Home for going above and beyond, making this difficult time as easy as possible. To Alva Creech for doing the eulogy, awesome job!

"Dollie" Margaret Olive Hines

“Dollie” Margaret Olive Hines passed away in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the age of 84 years.
Dollie is survived by her five children: Susan, Deborah, Carolyn, Allan and Evan Hines; 9 grandchildren: Dal, Chuck, Mike, Mark, Katelyn, Brielle, Amber, Tanner and Blake; 2 step grandchildren: Marshall and Mackenzie; and 2 great-grandchidren, Olivia and Ethan.
Dollie was predeceased by her loving husband, Homer in 2014 and daughter, Elaine in 2011.
The graveside service for Dollie was held at the Marwayne Cemetery, Marwayne, Alberta on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Jordy Dyck officiating.
McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta administered the funeral arrangements.
Eulogy written by Deborah Hines, delivered by Deborah Hines and Susan Hines.
“Just Imagine”
Imagine sitting in a wheel chair for 11 years, unable to roll over in bed and feeling lucky.
Imagine Grace…
Imagine losing your partner of 60 years to dementia and then to death.
Imagine Loneliness…
Imagine losing your oldest child to cancer.
Imagine Sorrow…
Imagine creating beautiful gowns, loving the feel of fabric, the possibility.
Imagine Beauty…
Imagine good friends, travel, playing cards, dancing, auctions, skating, hockey.
Imagine Joy…
Imagine cheering for the Canucks for 46 years.
Imagine Loyalty…
Imagine losing many of your skills at the young age of 59.
Imagine Perseverance…
Imagine leaving your home on the farm, your friends, your community to move to a city with 6 kids.
Imagine Determination…
Imagine going out to find a job in this new city.
Imagine Courage…
Imagine raising 6 kids, cooking, cleaning, sewing, gardening.
Imagine Hard Work and Long Days…
Imagine nurturing 6 kids, encouraging, supporting.
Imagine Patience…
Imagine falling in love with a Cowboy and never riding a horse.
Imagine Passion…
Imagine growing up the eldest of 6 kids on a farm in the 30’s and 40’s.
Imagine Responsibility…
Imagine a dream of university.
Imagine Disappointment and Acceptance.
Imagine an intelligent, kind, patient and beautiful woman.
Imagine Mom.

Thank you to Laurier House, Edmonton, for providing a supportive and caring environment for Mom and Dad.  Thank you to all the family and friends that visited at Laurier House.  The visits were looked forward to and remembered long after.
The family would like to thank Pastor Jordy Dyck for officiating a beautiful service. The family also thanks Shelley West, soloist for the two songs chosen, “Green, Green Grass of Home”  and “Peace in the Valley”.
The family thanks Colleen Hozack and staff for preparing a delicious meal following the graveside service.  Thank you to all friends and family for donations received. 
Thank you to McCaw’s Funeral Home for providing support and guidance, and thoughtful, professional services.
The Hines Family

Julia Rekrutiak

February 6, 1926 to October 13, 2016

It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Lloydminster Hospital.
Julia (nee Kulczycki) was born in Glaslyn, SK on February 6, 1926 and moved to Meadow Lake as a young girl alongside her family whom farmed, raised cattle and ran a sawmill. She and her twin brother, Tony were the 3rd youngest of a family of 14.
She attended post secondary school in Saskatoon, 1947 - 1949 and attained her teaching diploma. She moved to the Lloydminster area where she taught at the Trafalgar teacherage for 3 years, then one year in North Battleford and later a year in Streamstown, Alberta.
She married Bill Rekrutiak July 7, 1953.  Their marriage was blessed with two daughters. Julia was a hard working, strong lady and as a farm girl, farm wife and mother, acquired many home maker skills - sewing, knitting, crocheting, delicious home baked meals, gardening and canning. She took much pride in their farmyard, it was always well groomed and filled with flowers. Mom and Dad hosted many family events through the summers. A special hobby of hers was the daily diary she maintained for 66 years.
She was an avid athlete in her post secondary years, coached basketball and volleyball while teaching and became involved in Lloydminster both curling and golfing, and attained lifetime membership at these clubs.
She loved the outdoors, cross country skied, loved camping and traveled with Dad and family and friends through Canada, the States and Europe. Throughout her life, she shared her love with her grandchildren in Hardisty and Prince Albert, hosted or made many a trip with Bill to follow their many extra-curricular events including hockey, dance, gymnastics, and music concerts. This past year, Julia was blessed to become a great grandmother to great granddaughter, Isla Isabelle.
Julia leaves to mourn, her daughters: Connie (Blaine) Cullen, Donna (Stirling) Lehner; grandchildren: Travis (Nichole) Cullen, Megan (Byron) Cullen, Katelyn Lehner, Karson Lehner; great-granddaughter: Isla Cullen; and one sister: Emily Ratke and numerous nieces and nephews and their extended families.
Julia was predeceased by her husband, Bill, her parents, Anton and Kathleen, 12 brothers and sisters.  There is an encompassing void in our lives that will never be filled and we are blessed with beautiful memories.
We wish to thank Dr. A. Snyman, the third floor medical nursing staff and palliative staff, and additional support staff at the Lloydminster Hospital for their compassionate and professional care to our mother. A special thank you to a special caregiver, Sheila Ross.
The funeral service for Julia was held at St. John’s Anglican Church, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Archdeacon Michael Stonhouse officiating.