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Wawota is looking for a new mayor

Nomination forms need to be submitted by Dec. 14.
Town of Wawota
Wawota is looking for a new mayor.

WAWOTA - Wawota is looking for a new mayor after the resignation of Shawn Murray. The deadline will be Dec. 14 to file a nomination.  

Sympathy to the family and friends of Ivy (Monuik) Zerr of Regina. She passed away last month at the age of 88 years. A funeral service was held on Nov. 13 and interment will be in the spring. 

Brad and Tamara Birnie, Dylan, Myla and Brody enjoyed a holiday in Mexico recently. 

News has been received of the passing of Tim Dlouhy on Nov. 6. He was 60 years old and leaves a wife Penny, daughter Jordan (Gary) and a son, Judd (Sandy). He lived at Round Lake, Assiniboia, Whitewood and Maryfield. There will be a celebration of his life at Round Lake in the spring of 2023. The Dlouhy name is well known in this area as Tim's grandfather Gene supplied music at Kenosee Gardens for years. 

Justin Gunn and Vicki White, along with her family, Trinity, Presley and Cassidy, have moved to Qu'Appelle to be closer to Justin's work. 

The Wawota branch of the Royal Canadian Legion held its annual Remembrance Day service on Nov. 11. An appreciative crowd enjoyed the service and the laying of wreaths at the cenotaph. Some stayed for the roast beef meal. 

Scholarships and bursaries awarded by the Wawota legion on Remembrance Day went to horticulture student Grace Nielsen of Saskatoon, daughter of Ryan and Lenna Nielsen and granddaughter of Allan and Coralee Brehaut; business student Zach Mudrewich of Saskatoon, son of Nolan and Kate Mudrewich and grandson of Lawrence and Helen Dezell; and optometry student Talisa Davies of Calgary, daughter of Todd and Tammy Davies and the granddaughter of Josephine Easton and the late Jim Easton. 

Welcome to Kitty Alexander, who has purchased the home formerly owned by Keri Taylor (the former Oliver house). She comes to Wawota via Winnipeg and has lived in Alberta and B.C. 

Deb Saville spent two weeks in West Palm Beach, Fla., with friends. Upon arriving home, she had a surprise visit from her daughter Victoria. 

Lana Coffey is now the owner of the former Meyer home on Hall Street. It was the home of Andrew and Nicole and their boys. 

The community was saddened to hear of the passing of Elizabeth (Betty) Ketcheson-Walker on Nov. 4. She was at Deer View Lodge and was 93 years old. Betty was a very active person in the community and we appreciated her. She was involved in several groups and was active in the United Church. She was predeceased by husbands, Garnet Ketcheson and Thomas Walker.  

She is survived by Valerie (Gordon) Van Dresar) and Kurtis (Karen) House and their families. Her funeral service will be held Nov. 26 at the Wawota Town Hall.