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.

Martin Mike Beitel Martin Mike Beitel

February 14, 2018

Martin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the age of 94 years. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Emma; sons, Randy and Brian (Kim); daughter Linda; grandchildren, Jackie (Steve), Brittany (Corey), Jeffrey (Amanda), Stacey (Jordan), Lindsay (Brandon), and Shawn (Leanne); and seven great-grandchildren. Martin is also ...


Alfred Karl Steinke Alfred Karl Steinke

August 19, 1931 - January 14, 2018

Our family announces with great sorrow the passing of Alfred on January 14, 2018. Alfred was born on August 19, 1931 to Adolf and Natalie Steinke at a farm near Wapella (34-15-32 W1). He attended Coot Hill School. Alfred and his brother Otto took over the family farm which they farmed together until Otto’s passing in 1989. Alfred and ...


Bruno Pranke Bruno Pranke

February 2, 2018

Bruno Pranke passed away peacefully at the Whitewood Community Health Centre on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 96 years. He was predeceased by his parents Peter and Martha (Kempin); one brother Arthur, his children’s mother Hedwig and his son Wesley. Bruno is survived by his son Harvey, daughters Darlene and Jenny (Len) Sielecki; grandch...


Enid Marchant Enid Marchant

September 14, 1928– January 23, 2018

Enid passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Saskatoon. She was predeceased by her husband Reg in 2012. A private family service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left at Arrangements entrusted to Prairieview Cremation and Memorial Services (306-242-7884)....


G. Merle Hambleton G. Merle Hambleton

September 3, 1920-January 27, 2018

Merle passed away at Pioneer Village Nursing Home in Regina with her family by her side. Born in Maryfield, Sask., Merle was the eldest of four children born to John and Margaret Hoey. In 1944 Merle married Allan Hambleton. Their daughter Beverley was born three years later. The family lived in Kelso and Kennedy before moving to Vandura i...


Clara Thelma Szafron (Eifler) Clara Thelma Szafron (Eifler)


On Sunday, January 28, 2018, Clara Thelma Szafron of Moosomin, Sask. and formerly of Wapella, Sask. died at the age of 85 years. A celebration of life was held in St. Andrew’s United Church, Wapella, Sask. on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 11 am by celebrant Darlene Thomson. Reception followed the celebration in the Wapella School. Inte...


Pearl Wilson Pearl Wilson

1924 - 2018

Gladys Pearl Wilson passed away peacefully in her 94th year, on 18th of January 2018 at Deer View Lodge Nursing Home in Wawota, Saskatchewan. Pearl was born in Wolseley at her grandparents’ home, first child of Elizabeth and John Lawrysyn. Her home was in Kipling where she lived with her parents and three brothers. After completing her scho...


Alma Hamilton (nee Wushke) Alma Hamilton (nee Wushke)

July 26, 1931-January 23, 2018

With sadness and much love, we announce that Alma Hamilton of Devon Alberta (formerly of Wapella, Saskatchewan) passed away peacefully at home, with her family by her side, on January 23, 2018 at the age of 86, following a courageous battle with cancer. Alma will be dearly missed and always remembered by her family and friends. Beloved wife, mo...


Lena Doell Lena Doell

February 4, 1926 - December 22, 2017

In loving memory of Lena Doell, who passed away on December 22, 2017 at the U of A Hospital in Edmonton, Alta. Lena was born on February 4, 1926 to parents John and Annie Dahl on the homestead at Main Centre, Sask. She was the sixth of eight children. She married Wilfred Doell on March 26, 1949 and farmed at Davidson, Sask. In 1962 they p...