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Real Estate

Apartment for seniors at Central Park Place in Biggar available immediately; call 306-948-5626
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For more information call: Risa Management at 306-665-2300 or Andre at 306-831-4430



Obituaries

Earl James Keogan, 91, passed away on June 08, 2020 at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon from complications following a stroke.  Jim, as he was known, was born on August 5, 1928 in Biggar, SK; the son of James T and Betty Keogan.
Jim left school early to help his dad on the farm.  In 1948 Jim hired on the railway (CN) as a locomotive fireman, very soon after that he promoted to locomotive engineer and worked in that capacity until his retirement in 1988.
Jim was a founding member of the Biggar Council of the Knights of Colombus.  Jim was also very active in the Biggar Elks, holding the position of Exhalted Ruler on numerous occassions.  After Jim’s retirement he was an active volunteer at the North Battleford Western Development Museum, assisting in rebuilding and running their numerous steam tractors.
Jim is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rose Keogan; sister, Sheila Pickett of Biggar, SK; sons, Michael (Bonnie) Keogan, Tim (Cathy) Keogan, Jeff (Kathy) Keogan and daughter Lisa Keogan as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Jim was predeceased by his granddaughter April.
A private Catholic funeral service ‘followiing Covid-19 protocols’ will be held on Thursday, June 11 at 2pm at St. Gabriel’s Parish Church in Biggar, SK.  Interment will follow at the Biggar Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Alice Margarite Ellis July 10,1918 - June 14,2020
Alice Maragarite Ellis was born to Jesse Wesley Donahue and Mary Isabel (McIntosh) on July 10, 1918. She was the fifth child and only daughter. Her brothers were Royden, Ken, Cecil, and Murray.
She was raised in the Allanbank district and attended Alert and Thirsk schools till grade 8 then completed her high school by correspondence. She married Hugh Ellis on October 29th, 1936 on the family homestead where they continued to live and farm while raising their three sons. They were married almost 60 years.
They had three sons Wesley (Deanna), Thomas and Raymond (Butch) (Marilyn).
After retiring from their Bear Hills farm they moved into Biggar where she became a dedicated community minded individual, she was a member of the Eastern Star and Fortnightly club. They assisted in establishing the Biggar Museum and Gallery where she became a wealth of knowledge of the history of Biggar and area.
She had extensive involvement with local and provincial level boards. A lifetime member of the provincial museum association and she received many awards and accolades for volunteerism including the Queens Jubilee Medal.
Together she and Hugh travelled extensively from the far north to Texas and all over the world. They had fond memories of camping and fishing in the northern lakes of Saskatchewan and of the Rocky Mountains.
In her later years she had taken up writing with a series of children’s books and a biography of her first ninety years in which she was so very proud of.
In 2015 she was placed into the Diamond Lodge and then moved into the new Biggar Health Centre where she lived till her passing on June 14, 2020. She was born in a pandemic and passed away in a pandemic.
The thing she was most proud of was her family, her three boys and daughter in laws, the nine grandchildren can tell stories of how much enjoyment there was playing at the farm in childhood. And later her 23 great children and then her 18 great great grandchildren all of whom she took an interest in and treasured seeing their pictures and hearing their stories.
She also held dear her relationships with her nieces and nephews and her many friends of all groups.
Although she will be missed we can all agree that she had a great life that was full of adventures. In her later years her favorite word was grateful and she lived it.
Donations can be made in memory of: Biggar Museum and Gallery



Memoriams

In Memory of Elmer Kurbis who passed away
March 5, 2020

Kurbios Brothers-Four
We lost four brothers within five years
And that brought us each alot of tears
Now Elmer - we miss you alot
You left us with all those bird books you bought
You always tried to have a great smile
And would have still loved to walk a mile
But God took you as you got more sick
And could no more play music with the stick!
Elmer’s diabetes took it’s toll
But we pray God saved his dear soul
Now let us confess and ask God to forgive
So we may “righteously live”

This is written in memory of Elmer Kurbis by his sister
Margaret Kurbis (Scheaffer)



Announcements

Biggar Associated Gospel Church
corner of 8th Ave. W. and Quebec St., Biggar
Worship Service • 10:50 a.m.
Children's Sunday School during worship service
Pastor Doug Motz, Church office phone, 306-948-3424

Biggar United Church
907 Quebec St./corner Turnbull Ave., Biggar
Sunday Worship Service • 11 a.m.
Refreshments and fellowship following service
Minister… Rev. Sharon Ferguson-Hood
Church office phone, 306-948-2280

St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church
109-7th Ave. W, Biggar Father Edward Gibney
Parish Phone: 306-948-3330
Mass time • Sundays • 11 a.m.
Sunday School during service
&
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
Landis, Sask. Father Edward Gibney
Mass Time • Sundays • 9 a.m.

PALs APRIL Worship Services
@ Redeemer Lutheran Church
corner 7th Ave. E., Biggar
Sunday Worship Service • 10:30 p.m.
For more info or pastoral services, phone 306-948-3731 or Pastor Sarah Mowat's cell, 306-951-7286.


Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Saturday Services
Bible Study…10 a.m. Church Service… 11 a.m.
320 - 6th Ave. East, Biggar
Contact: 306-948-2481



The family of Evonne Beeson would like to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, and kind expressions of sympathy demonstrated following her passing.
The support shown at this difficult time was very much appreciated and a great comfort to all the family.