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Wawota residents gather to remember

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A Remembrance Day service was recently held in Wawota.

WAWOTA - The Wawota branch of the Royal Canadian Legion held its annual Remembrance Day service at the town hall.

Ed James, a historian from Elkhorn, Man., was the guest speaker. He showed several artifacts from the First World War and gave a presentation on the history of the Canadian role with the British Armed Forces.

Congratulations to Neila Dennis on the birth of her daughter. Proud grandmother is Barbara Dennis. The baby was born on Nov. 4, which was the fifth anniversary of the passing of the baby's grandfather Dennis.

Sympathy to the family of Jason Linder who passed away in Regina on Nov. 4. He was 54 years old and was the son of Val and the late Reg Linder and a brother to Kent. He leaves behind a wife Karen, and sons Michael and Brandon and their families. His funeral service was held at the Regina Funeral Home on Nov. 12. Several family members from Wawota attended the service.

Word has been received of the passing of Sheri Haines of Collingwood, Ont., on Nov. 8 at age 60. She leaves a daughter Hailey. There will be no funeral at this time. Sheri lived in Wawota a few years ago and she worked at Deer View Lodge.

Justin Olson and Tamara Buckingham from Saskatoon visited in Wawota over the weekend. Stacey Heffernan, Kate and Sarah of Regina were also Wawota visitors for the Remembrance Day weekend.

Sympathy to the family of Therese Lamontagne on her passing on Nov. 4 at age 84. She was a resident of the lodge and predeceased by her husband Ernie. She leaves her four sons Brad, Murray, Jason and Darren and their families.

Her funeral mass was held at the Wawota Town Hall on Nov. 13. Interment was in the Dumas Cemetery.



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