DOKE: Florence Jean Doke, beloved wife of the late Mr. William Doke, passed away at St. Paul's Hospital at the age of 89 years. Florence was the loving mother to son, Larry (Valerie) Doke and their children, Melissa and Nevhan of Meota, SK; daughter, Brenda Gills and her son, Ernest of Sacramento, CA; son, Garth Doke and his children, Frazer and Olivia of Saskatoon, SK; son, Warren Doke of Palm Springs, CA. She will also be dearly missed by her 5 great grandchildren; sister, Evelyn (Willy) Boehme of Fort Qu'Appelle, SK; brother, Wayne Kienas of Nanaimo, BC; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William, in 2004. Florence loved watching curling and her Saskatchewan Roughriders. She will be dearly missed. A private ceremony will be scheduled at a later date. She will be laid to rest with her husband in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. __________________________________________________
Published in The Battlefords News-Optimist from May 6 to Jun. 5, 2021.