Charles (Tom) Moore

entered eternal rest  at the age of 86 years on April 12, 2014 in Kamsack,SK.

A celebration of life was held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from the Holy  Trinity Anglican Church in Kamsack.

As per the families request any friends who  wanted to wore a Rough Riders Jersey to the Celebration of life.

Interment will be held at a later date.

Tom was born on April 5, 1928 in Kamsack, SK.

Left to celebrate his life are:

Wife Shirley, Children:  Deb & Bill Sutherland, Donna Moore, Nancy& Jim Klempp, Grant &Tina Moore Margo & Brian Lundstrom. Grandchildren: Kellen & Jordan Klempp, Adria &Alina Moore, Taylor& Davis Lundstrom. Sister: Nora Clyde.

If friends so desire donations in Tom’s memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Kamsack( Box 1685, Kamsack,SK. S0A1S0)   or to the Shriners Patient Transportation Fund (2065 Hamilton St, Regina,SK. S4P2E1.)

Gladys Nykolaishyn

passed away at the age of 64 years on April 1, 2014 in Kamsack,SK.

A memorial service and interment will be held at a later date.

Ray Allen (Yacevich) Quewezance

passed away at the age of 53 years on March 23, 2014 in Regina, SK.

A wake was held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from the Keeseekoose Band Hall.

A funeral service was also held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from the Keeseekoose Band Hall.

Officiated by; Elder Peter Nippi

Interment followed at the Keeseekoose First Nation Traditional Cemetery.

Ray was born September 2nd 1960 to Claira Quewezance and Sam Konkin in Allen,SK.

Ray  is predeceased by his mother Clara Quewezance and  father Samuel Konkin, aunt Tanis, aunt Eleanor, uncle Sam, uncle George, and cousin Judy and cousin Wayne.

Allen is survived by his loving family, brothers: Edward Westwood, Leslie Smith and sisters: Lena Quewezance, Marilyn Jordan, and Carmen Keillor.

Numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, friends, and relatives.

Some Memories of Uncle…

 Camen Keillor remembers; ” Uncle gave me his prized walkmen that I still have to this day. ”


Rhianda Keillor remembers; ” When we were little we would go on long walks with uncle because he loved the adventure. ”


Amanda Quewezance remembers; ” She loved listening to the stories uncle told her about when she was little. ”


Tynera Keillor remembers; ” When we were very young, my sister and I could never agree on going to a place to eat, so uncle would take us to both of them. ”


Steven Quewezance remembers; ” Uncle Ray always asked about me. ”

Kelly remembers; ” Uncle always asked how I was doing. ”


Edward Jr. ; ” We had many laughs together, and many stories to tell. ”




Alice Wurzburger


Died peacefully on March 19, 2014  at the age of 80 years at the Kamsack and District Nursing Home.

A funeral service was held on Monday, March 24, 2014 from the chapel of Andrychuk Funeral Home.

Interment  followed at the Riverview Cemetery.

She was born in Grandview Manitoba on August 5, 1933. Alice became deaf at the age of 2 years. She met and married Norman Wurzburger in May 1953 and was predeceased by Norman in January 2005. Together they lived with brother in law Tommy Wurzburger. They lived in Runnymede for most of their lives before moving to Kamsack.

Alice was a hard working woman who loved helping out her elderly neighbors. Shovelling snow in the winter and mowing lawns in the summer. Alice had an avid doll collection. She treasured them all. She always had some kind of craft on the go. She quite enjoyed putting together puzzles. Right to the end no one could put a puzzle together like Alice.

Alice will be missed by numerous nieces and nephews. She had a special relationship with 9 of her great, great, great nieces and nephews. Nolan, Troy, Meagan, Jamie, Owen, Treanna, Reed, Max and Olivia. Alice will be especially missed by Norm and Brenda Mac Donald and special friend Lillian Koroluk and family.

If friends so desire donations in Alice’s memory may be made to the Kamsack and District Nursing Home Auxiliary.


Agnes Paluck

passed away on Sunday, March 2 at the Kamsack and District Nursing Home at the age of 97 years.

A vigil prayer service will held for Agnes on Thursday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. from St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church in Kamsack.

The funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 7th at 12:00 noon also from St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church.

Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Kamsack.

She was born in Kamsack on August 10, 1916 to  Marie & Louis Olshewski. Agnes grew up and spent all her life in Kamsack. She was involved in her church and loved gardening especially her flowers. Agnes and her husband  Joe took a few bus trips to the Maritimes and Alaska.

Agnes was predeceased by her husband Joe, parents Marie & Louis Olshewski, four brothers Frank, Louis, Ed and George; her grandson Shane.

She is survived by her son Ron (Sandra) Paluck of Prince Albert, SK. granddaughter Leah (Tysdal) Paluck; great grandson Silas of Saskatoon, Shannon (Scott) Hanson & great grandsons Cade & Rylan & great granddaughter Sariah of Yorkton. Sister; Martha Pennell as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff at the nursing home for their wonderful care of Agnes.

If friends so desire, memorial donations may made in Agnes’ memory to the Kamsack and District Nursing Home Auxiliary

Joseph Elton Keshane

passed away on February 15, 2014 on Keeseekoose First Nation.

A wake was held for Elton  on February 20th,2014 from Keeseekoose Chiefs Education Centre.

His funeral service was held on  February 21st, 2014  also at the Keeseekoose Chiefs Education Centre.

Interment  followed at the Full Gospel Cemetery on Keeseekoose First Nation.

Joseph Elton Keshane was born March 8th, 1960 to Bill & Lucy Keshane (nee Straightnose) in Prince George, British Columbia.

Elton was Predeceased by his mother Lucy, sisters Margaret Keshane and Freda Cote, his paternal Grandparents Henry Stanley and Agnes Keshane (nee Quewezance), Maternal grandparents Joe and Margaret Straightnose (nee Shingoose),  Uncles Philip, Danny, Norbert (Chaman), Frank , Albert and Genie Keshane, Leslie,  Jerry and Lambert Straightnose, Aunties Margaret Cote, Mary Fiddler, Doris Straightnose.

He has left to pass on his mantle of faith in Jesus to his daughters Melanie McKay, Tina and son in law Niu Savea,  Beautiful grandchildren Joshua, Hope and Benjamin Savea. His son’s Elton and girlfriend Katelyn and oldest grandson Hunter and new grandson Dexton.  David and wife Beverely and princess Harmony, Dion and girlfriend Keanna, and Mikhal (Tank) Quewezance. Special people that he took in as his own children Desmond Desnomie, Billie-Jean Dieter, Candi Cappo and Aurthur Shingoose. Special friends Martha Quewezance and Shirley Cote.


Brothers Bill Jr, Henry (Bev), Norbert, Andy, Joe. Sisters Gladys (Ted) Merle, Marjorie, Louise (Randy), Bernadette, Lisa, Lila, Agnes. And all his nieces and nephews, too numerous to mention, but all had a special place in his heart.

Laura Kabatoff

Passed away on February 15,2014 at the age of 91 years in Kamsack, SK.

A funeral service was held on  Saturday, February 22,2014  from the chapel of Andrychuk Funeral Home.

Interment  followed at the Verigin Cemetery.

Laura was born on June 3, 1922 to Fred and Fenya Kabatoff of Veregin District.

Laura lived in Veregin Saskatchewan until she moved to Eaglestone Lodge in 2008.

Laura was active within the community of Veregin. She was a part of the women’s auxiliary in Kamsack.

She was beautiful person, mother, grandmother and friend.

She will be greatly missed by her family. We will be forever grateful for her love.


Maranda Marie Severight

entered eternal rest on January 31, 2014  at the age of 32 years with her family by her side in Regina, SK.

A traditional wake was held on  February 13, 2014 from the Cote First Nation Band Hall.

A traditional Funeral Service was held on  February 14, 2014 also from the Cote First Nation Band Hall.

Interment followed at the Cote Hillside Traditional Cemetery.

Maranda will be sadly missed by her mother Sonia Severight, Step dad Lloyd Brass, sisters Amanda Severight (Chet) of Regina, Noella  Severight (William) of Cote First Nation, Matilda Cote of Cote First Nation, Hilda Stevenson of Yorkton, SK, Delilah Roussin (Dion) of Yorkton, Only brother Kevin Severight (Tanya Asapace) of Regina. Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was predeceased by her grandmother Katherine Mary Severight, father; Elwood Gregory Cote, Uncle Kelly Frank Severight,   niece Gabriella Courtney Ward, grandmother on fathers side Ruth Shingoose, grandfather on fathers side Willard Shingoose.

Mike Nadane

passed away on January 24, 2014 at the age of 95 years at the Kamsack and District Nursing Home.

A private interment was held by the family with a  memorial service to follow on June 28, 2014.

If friends so desire donations in Mike’s memory may be made to the Elks or the Royal Purple Fund for Children.. 100-2629-29th Ave, Regina,SK. S4S9Z9 , The Kamsack Medical Clinic Foundation or to a Charity of ones choice.

Ruth Cooper

Passed away on January 17, 2014 at the age of 95 years in Kamsack, SK.

As per Ruth’s request there will be no funeral service.