Thursday, August 23, 2018

Bill Sturgeon's Obituary



William Geoffrey Sturgeon 1927 ~ 2018 William Sturgeon passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 1, 2018 at the age of 90 years. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Olive Sturgeon; sister, Kathleen (Jack) Hancock; sister, Margorie (Gary) Hughes; infant brother, Nevalon; niece, Wendy Guider; two grandchildren, Rhys Sturgeon and Angela Sturgeon; in-laws, Edward and Johanna Krueger; and brother-in-law Albert Krueger. William was born August 24, 1927 in the Halbrite, SK area to William and Olive Sturgeon. He took his early schooling in Halbrite and later attended a welder's college in Winnipeg. William spent several years working in British Columbia. On his return to Saskatchewan he met and married Esther Krueger on July 11, 1950. Following their marriage William and Esther established a farming life in the Midale, Saskatchewan area. Together they raised their three sons on the family farm. William's passions in life, besides his family, were farming and restoring old tractors. He was an active member of the Souris Valley (Midale) Antique Association. In retirement, William and Esther became full fledged "snowbirds", travelling to Texas for 23 years. William will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 68 years, Esther Sturgeon of Weyburn, SK; sons, Donald (Teresa) Sturgeon of Midale, SK; James (Arlene) Sturgeon of Tobin Lake, SK and Kenneth (Joan) Sturgeon of Midale, SK; grandchildren, Jessica (Jason), Danine, Rhea, and Hanna; brother-in-law Gary (Lois) Hughes; nephews, Bob (Eva) Ziehl, and Steven (Joanne) Hughes; Cathy (Stan) Stapleton, Rebecca (Ian) St. Laurent. A Graveside Service and Interment was held on Tuesday August 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery at Weyburn, Saskatchewan with Reverend Brian Woods officiating. Donations in memory of William may be made to Weyburn Humane Society. Condolences may be left at: www.fletcherfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Fletcher Funeral Chapel, Weyburn, Saskatchewan, 306-842-5432

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