World-Spectator Obituaries


The World-Spectator has started to keep an online archive of all obituaries as of January 2013. If you are looking for an obituary prior to January 2013 please contact The World-Spectator at 306-435-2445 for more information.


Eleanor Elizabeth Hodgins Eleanor Elizabeth Hodgins

June 13, 1922-August 4, 2018

Eleanor was born June 13, 1922 on the family farm near Corning, Sask. to James and Esther McKay. She was the last surviving child of eight siblings with two sisters and five brothers. Eleanor passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 in the Morris hospital in Morris, Manitoba. Eleanor attended Normal Shool in Regina.She was a school teacher in a ...

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Olga Christina Crawford Olga Christina Crawford

March 15, 1927 - July 24, 2018

Olga was born at Piotrkow, Poland on March 15, 1927 to Adolph and Olga (Muller) Bock, the second of eight children. She came to the Wapella district with her parents and older sister Mary in May of 1928. She attended school at Kendalton and Cranbrook. When her father’s health declined she took over a lot of the farming, working with livestoc...

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Larry Gerald (Pike) Marsh Larry Gerald (Pike) Marsh

March 24, 1942 - July 16 2018

Larry Gerald (Pike) Marsh was born March 24, 1942 in Moosomin Hospital to Joe and Lauretta Marsh. He passed away peacefully with family by his side July 16, 2018 in Moosomin Hospital. At an early age Pike loved trucks. He began this career at an early age and continued until his health failed him. In 1992 Pike was diagnosed with MS, which ...

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Shirley Isabell Frazer (nee Welcher) Shirley Isabell Frazer (nee Welcher)

March 18, 1932–July 18, 2018

Shirley Frazer passed away peacefully on July 18, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta. Shirley was born March 18, 1932 in Welwyn, Saskatchewan to Robert and Mary Welcher (nee Byers). She was the third of four children. Shirley married Alex Frazer in her home town in 1952 and shortly thereafter settled in the community of West Hillhurst in Calgary, Alber...

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Wayne James Hirtle Wayne James Hirtle

April 20, 1943 - July 16, 2018

Wayne James Hirtle of Wawota, SK peacefully passed away on Monday, July 16th 2018 at the age of 75. Although diagnosed with cancer in November of 2013, Wayne faced his journey with great courage maintaining a positive outlook to the very end. His faith was strong. It gave him strength. Jehovah God was his guide. Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Manit...

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Margaret Kathleen Preston (nee McQueen) Margaret Kathleen Preston (nee McQueen)

October 30, 1920 - July 6, 2018

Margaret Kathleen Preston was born to Donald and Blanche (Hall) McQueen on October 30, 1920, the eldest of three children. She was raised on the farm, going to elementary school at Riga and high school at Kelso, Saskatchewan. She married Arthur Preston on July 23, 1942 in Kelso United Church; they farmed at Kelso and Doonside. She became a memb...

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Gavin Ronald Krieser Gavin Ronald Krieser

February 28, 2004 - June 7, 2018

Gavin Ronald Krieser passed away unexpectedly in an accident on June 7, 2018. Gavin was born February 28, 2004 in Brandon, Man. to proud parents Terrance and Cathy Krieser. He was the first born; a proud big brother to Carson, Mya, and Neelah and a wonderful grandson to Ron and Beth Canart of Elkhorn and Wayne and Roberta Krieser of Brand...

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Bernice Elizabeth Poole (Anderson) Bernice Elizabeth Poole (Anderson)

February 16, 1928 - June 21, 2018

Bernice Elizabeth Poole (Anderson) was born February 16, 1928 in the Manson district, where she was raised and educated. She spent a year teaching at a country school at Broomhill, Manitoba, and she also worked in the store in Manson. On October 28, 1948, she married the love of her life, Edward Arthur Poole. Together they farmed the origina...

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Grant Beckett Grant Beckett

November 4, 1934 - June 26, 2018

Grant’s life is lovingly remembered and celebrated by his wife Georgina of 62 years, Son Garry (Jacqui) granddaughters Aimee (Colin), great-granddaughters Sadie and Shae; Kari (partner Brennen) and Breanne. Son Wayne (Tammy) grandsons Kody (Monica), Kyler (partner Shania), granddaughter Chelan. Daughter Wendy (Terry), Gail (Lyle); Lori (Guy) grandd...

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