Roy Atkinson April 22, 1916 February 29, 2012 On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, Roy Atkinson, Kipling, Sk., died at the age of 95 years. The funeral service will be held in Christ Lutheran Church, Kipling, SK., on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. With Rev. Murray Halvorson officiating. Cremation with interment in the Kipling Cemetery. Predeceased by his wife, Joan (Moore) in 1974, son, Robert in 1999, daughter-in-law, Suzanne in 2003, parents, John and Rosetta Atkinson, brothers, Jim and Elmer, sisters, Bessie (Charles) Johnson, Hazel (Wilbert) Chambers and Eva (Walter) Spiess. Roy will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Donna (Lorne) Olver, and their children, Sheila (Darren) Szakacs and Cole and Rylie, Kipling; Travis Olver and Ciara, Estevan; Kirk Olver (Ashley), Kipling; son, Kenneth Atkinson, Surrey, BC., and children, Devann Atkinson, Surrey, BC.; Jason Atkinson, Red Deer, AB.; Robert's children: Colin (Kelly) Atkinson and Alexander, Regina, SK.; Joshua (Lori) Atkinson, Kugaaruk, Nunavut and Cassie Atkinson (Charles), Toronto, ON., as well as his nieces, nephews and many dear and caring friends, all so very special to his life. Roy will always be remembered for his love of family and his great sense of humour which he kept right to the end. Dad, your struggles are now over, rest in eternal peace, you will be missed and forever remain in our hearts. In lieu of flowers if friends so desire contributions to the Kipling Health Centre Building Fund or to a charity of choice may be tokens of remembrance. On-line condolences may be made at www.tubmanfh.com
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Published in The Regina Leader-Post on Mar. 3, 2012