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Celebration of life held for Wawota man who died in tragic fall

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WAWOTA - Sympathy to Andrea Smyth, Holden and Hale, and dad Hugh, on the passing of Kyle Smyth. He passed away on Nov. 11 after a tragic fall. He was 39 years old.

A celebration of his life was held at the Wawota Town Hall on Nov. 17 in true Kyle style. Interment was in the Wawota Cemetery.

Gordon and Marie had a family gathering at the Wawota Drop In to celebrate their recent 50th wedding anniversary.

Members of the late Marilyn Wilson gathered at the Wawota Drop In on Nov. 18 to celebrate her life.

Word has been received of the passing of Frank Easton of Sherwood Park, Alta., on Nov. 10 at the age of 88. He was the youngest son of Gerald and Maud Easton and a brother to Fred, George and Charlie.

Born to Riley and Jana Ridell of Lumsden, a son on Nov. 9. He weighed seven pounds and four ounces, and has been named Vonn Gordon. He has a sister Scottie and is a grandson for Rod and Gaylene Riddell.

Born to Garett and Keri Le Poudre, a son on Oct. 27. He weighed nine pounds, four ounces, and has been named Rueben Alexander. He is a brother for Tommy and Jem, a grandson for Garth and Lorraine Taylor of Wawota, Don and Joanne Le Poudre of Davidson, and a great grandson for Mary Walker of Saskatoon.

Sympathy to the family of Bonnie Charles, who passed away on Nov. 11. She was 72 years old and the daughter of Bill and Dorothy Greenbank. She leaves her husband, Roland, son, Wade and daughter Cayley (Tom) Hamilton, along with three granddaughters, Mya, Roary and Casey. Her funeral was from the Wawota Town Hall on Nov. 25.

This week marks my 40th year of contributing news to the local newspapers. I started submitting my news to the Kipling Citizen in October 1983, taking over from Nora Bonar. I added the Carlyle Observer a few years later.