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.

Margaret “Kim” Langan

passed away on January 12, 2014 on Cote First Nation.

A wake was held starting at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 16th from the Cote First Nation Band Hall.

Kim’s funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17th also from the Cote First Nation Band Hall.

Interment followed in the New Cote First Nation Cemetery.

Aang Kenneth Wayne Keewatin

Passed away in Yorkton, SK. on January 7, 2014.

A private wake and interment will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014.

Kenneth Wayne Tourangeau

Passed away on January 1, 2014 at the age of 49 years in Saskatoon.

A wake was held on Friday, January 3, 2014 from the Chief Gaberial Education Complex on Cote First Nation.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 also from the Chief Gaberial Education Complex.

Interment  followed at the Cote First Nation Cemetery.

 Ken was born to George and Lillian Tourangeau on Febuaryn27,1964 and is lovingly remembered by his wife Norine, and his sons Bradley and Troy of Saskatoon; his brothers: Melford (Vera) Tourangeau, Raymond Tourangeau, Laurie Tourangeau, Alvin Tourangeau, Cory Tourangeau; his sisters: Georgina Tourangeau, Margaret (Norman) Straightnose, Corine (Brad) Tourangeau, and numerous nieces and nephews, all of Cote First Nation, as well as his Aunt Harriet Foy, Aunt Harriet (Mastook) Marion,Uncle George Keewatin and his special family the Keewatin Family.

Ken is predeceased by his grandparents Joe Genaille and Margaret Cote, parents George and Lillian Tourangeau, father-in-law Henry Blackstar, mother-in-law Inez Blackstar, aunts Alice Shingoose, Josephine Tourangeau, Rose Shingoose, Grace Quewezance and special aunt Martha Keewatin who helped raise him; uncles Bryce Tourangeau, Malcolm Tourangeau and Duncan Tourangeau, siblings Alfred ‘Boy’ Tourangeau, Ronald Tourangeau; nephews Billy Joe Quewezance, and Norman Dean Straightnose Jr.

Ken took great pride in his family and loved his sons very much.  He was very proud of them.  Ken enjoyed watching sports such as hockey, UFC and golf.  Ken was a man of many accomplishments.  He served 3 years in the Canadian Army posted in Shiloh, Manitoba.  He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Indian Studies then a Certificate of Business Administration at SIFC.  He worked for many years as a Post-Secondary Coordinator for Cote First Nation until he discontinued due to health reasons.  Ken’s love of learning was exemplified when he further completed a Community Economic Development Officer Program and a Master of Business Administration with Cape Breton University (Warman).   Ken took great pride in the fact that he was a good provider for his family.  The past few years were difficult for Ken.   He loved to laugh and joke, along with his family, and this carried him through the difficult times.  He enjoyed the friendships he had and loved to tell stories about his family and childhood friends.  Ken appreciated the love of his extended family, the Keewatin family, whose recent loss of beloved Martha left a void in Ken’s life.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for him at St. Paul’s Hospital and the Renal Clinic.

Ken’s legacy he leaves are his values, education, good work ethic, stay away from drugs and alcohol, exercise, be a good provider and don’t forget that laughter is possible even in difficult times.

Lucille Evelyn Stone

 

 

(nee Scoville), of Kamsack, formerly of Togo, died peacefully at  Kamsack District Hospital December 27, 2013 at 97 years of age.

A private family graveside service and interment was held.

Born south of Togo, SK on December 12, 1916, Lucille was the daughter of Frances and Amanada Scoville.  While growing up Lucille lived and went to school at Togo, SK and Makaroff, MB.  Following high school, Lucille left for Selkirk, MB to train as a practical nurse.  Upon graduation she worked in Winnipeg and Selkirk.

In 1944 at Winnipeg she married Charles George Stone.  They returned to Togo and farmed west of Togo.  There they did mixed farming, mainly cattle and grain, but also kept bees and poultry.  They still found time to grow a beautiful flower garden along with vegetables.  Charles and Lucille raised three children.  Charles died in 1973 and a few years later Lucille moved to Kamsack leaving farming to the younger generation.

Lucille retained a keen interest in farming.  She was active and a long time member of the Royal Purple and enjoyed her many friends.  Home and family were especially important to her.  She loved her gardening and the outdoors.

Lucille was predeceased by her husband Charles in 1973 and parents Frances (1961) and Amanda (1973) Scoville.

She will be sadly missed by son Lloyd Stone of Togo SK, daughter Kathryn Nyitrai of Edmonton AB and, daughter Carol Daer and son-in-law Douglas of Mississauga ON.  She will also be forever remembered by grandchildren Michael (Wanda) Daer, Shauna Daer, Charlene (Corey) Bowley, Carrie Stone (Patrick Shields), Curtis Stone  (Tiffany), Arnall Nyitrai, and Amanda (Frank) Playter, along with 12  great grandchildren .

If friends so desire, donations in Lucille’s memory may be made to Eaglestone Lodge in Kamsack.

Russell Kitchemonia

Passed away on December 25, 2013 at the age of 55 years at the Yorkton and District Care home.

A wake was held on Monday, December 30, 2013 from the Keeseekoose Band Hall.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 also from the Keeseekoose Band Hall.

Interment was  held at the St Philips Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Mary Franko

of Regina and previously of Kamsack passed away at the age of 91 years on December 20, 2013 in Regina SK.

A funeral service for Mary was held on Saturday, December 28, 2013  from the chapel of Andrychuk Funeral Home.

Interment followed at the Riverview Cemetery .

Mary was born to Paul and Julia Lipka on February 8, 1922 on their farm west of Fosston, Saskatchewan.  She attended Ponass Lake School, then high school at the Saskatoon Technical Institute.  She graduated with a diploma in Commercial Studies and immediately moved to Ottawa to assist the war effort for two years as a Stenographer.

 

She married John Franko in 1945 and they lived in Yellow Creek where he taught school for a year.  They moved to Kamsack where she made family her top priority as they raised three children.  John worked for the RM of Cote and they were very active together in the Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church and enjoyed singing in several choirs.  After John’s death in 1991 she became an avid reader and particularly enjoyed the discussions with the Kamsack Book Club and her Bible study group.  She moved to Queen Victoria Estates in Regina in 2011.

 

She was predeceased by her parents, husband and sister Teena Lipka.  She is survived by brother Michael (Dorothy) Lipka of Temple Hills, MD, USA, sister Kay (George) Chernoff of Regina, SK, son Allan (Taunja) of Edmonton, AB, daughter Joan (Allen) Fedorak of Regina, daughter Donna (Greg) McGlashan of Elkford, BC, granddaughters Christine (Ryan) Lett, Tammy (Ashton) Richter and Chelsea (Jordan) Vander Woude and great-grandchildren Joshua Lett and Jayde Richter.  She was loved by all her family and will be greatly missed.

 

Her family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.

Greta Price

Was called home to be with the Lord at the age of 79 years on December 22, 2013 in Yorkton, SK.

A funeral service was held on Monday, December 30, 2013 from the chapel of Andrychuk Funeral Home in Kamsack, SK.

Interment  followed at the Riverview Cemetery

Greta was born on January 25, 1934 to Walter and Florence (O’Donnell) Lyons in McNamee, New Brunswick, on the Miramichi River. In 1980 she moved to British Columbia where she resided until retiring in Kamsack, Saskatchewan in 2001.

Greta was predeceased by her husband George Richard Price on May 9, 2012.

They had nine children; Carol Ann (Eric) Pineault of N.S, Wayne (Valerie) Price of N.B, Darlene (David) Wilson of B.C, Ellen Chase of Alberta, Larry (Patricia) Price of N.B, Sherry (Albert) DeMerchant of N.B, Mary Lou Bussey of SK, Krista (Reg) Brewer of SK, Arthur (Donna) Price of Alberta.

Greta was blessed with 26 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Greta is also predeceased by 2 sisters; Edith and Ivy and 2 brothers; Ben and Murray, also son in law Wesley Lang.

She was survived by sisters; Mary, Mabel, Gertie and Lois and brothers; Darrold and Carol.

Greta was the heart of her family whom she loved and cared for deeply. She is dearly loved and greatly missed by her family and friends.

Our Loss is Heavens Gain!

. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Greta may be made to the Kamsack Pentecostal Church Building Fund

Ken Yeo Sr

passed away at the age of 66 years on December 20, 2013 in Regina, SK.

A private family graveside service and interment was held on  December 23, 2013 from the Cote First Nation Cemetery.