WILSON, Kenneth Roy
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Kenneth Roy Wilson, age 83, of Wiseton, Saskatchewan passed away on November 18, 2012. He was born on October 27, 1929, to the late Melville and Laura (Ritchie) Wilson.
He attended school in the community of Wiseton at Glen Uig School. He lived on the Wilson homestead and farmed with his brother Bob, until he purchased his own farm from his brother Lorne in 1964. In 1965 he married Johanna Smith, daughter of Peter and Catherine Smith of Wiseton. They had 2 daughters, Glenda in 1966 and Carla in 1968. Ken and Johanna later divorced and Ken remained on the farm. For most of his farming life, he farmed together with his childhood friend, Lloyd McDonald, until Lloyd's passing. In 1980 his home on the farm was destroyed by fire and he purchased a house in Wiseton and continued to farm until retirement. Kenny remained in his home until his passing.
Kenny was a kind-hearted, gentle, caring man and wonderful father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Kenny is survived by his daughters, Glenda and Carla, sisters, Bessie, Marion, Ethel, Bernice, Darleen and Carol. He was predeceased by his father and mother, brothers Lorne, Tom, Bob and sisters Iva, Trudy, Dorothy.
Kenny's family would like to sincerely thank all his friends and members of the community who were a part of his life.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on November 23, 2012 at Wiseton Memorial Hall. Pastor John Sellwood will be officiating. Condolences may be sent to www.shanidarfuneralservices.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pierre A. Charpentier, Rosetown, Saskatchewan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wiseton Memorial Hall.
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Nov. 22, 2012