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Kenneth Walter Rice
Ken Rice of Saskatoon, formerly of Asquith, passed away December 16, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Ken was born in Asquith and after a few years spent in BC with his family returned to Asquith where he spent most of his life. Ken met and married Dot Cattell in 1963. They lived and worked together tirelessly for most of their married life in Asquith. Through the years Ken was a mixed farmer, including dairy, raising cattle, and grain farming. Ken's love of the outdoors made this a great occupation for him. Later, Ken would work as a welder at Flexi-Coil while continuing to farm. Ken valued his family first and foremost. Many good times were had and memories made over the years with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Ken was predeceased by his wife Lorena "Dot" Rice, his parents Gordon and Nancy Rice, his brother Bud Rice, his sister Shirley Friesen, and his great-granddaughter Madelyn Rael Watt. Ken is survived by his daughters Deb (Ron) Burwell, their children Jill (Bob) and her son Brett, Brandi (Don) and their son Carter, and Jodi (Wade) Brissaw, their daughters Jessyca and Jayla, and his brothers Denny (Sharon) and Keith Rice. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 6 at the Asquith Baptist Church, Asquith, SK. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Asquith Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to MARTENS WARMAN FUNERAL HOME (306-934-4888).


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Published in Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Jan. 3, 2017.
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January 6, 2017
My deepest sympathy to all the Rice families.
Sharon Lahti
January 3, 2017
To the Rice Family. We are saddened to hear of Ken's passing. We really liked and admired him. Sincere condolences to you all.
Dennis and Betty Ernst
January 3, 2017
Dear Rice family,
We are so sorry to hear of Ken's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,
Ed and Arlene Fairbrother
arlene fairbrother
January 3, 2017
Sorry to hear. Worked with him for many years. Really liked him and 'Granny Dot'!
Jodi Edstrom
January 3, 2017
To the all the Rice Families
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ken shall be remembered as a great guy and a gentleman in every aspect of the word. God Bess you all
Regards
Gord and Marg Davidson
Lethbridge , AB.
January 3, 2017
To 'ALL' the Rice Family -- So sorry to hear about Ken. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Larry and Brenda Summach
January 3, 2017
Deb, Jodi and families. Brad and I both remember your dad as quiet hard working man. We are sorry for your loss.
Janice (Rice) Rawlyk
January 3, 2017
Dear Debbie, Ron and family; please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your Papa! Always so hard at this time of year. Deepest sympathies. Hugs and Prayers! Eugene and Bev Boire
Bev Boire
January 3, 2017
I love you so much Papa. I miss you so much.
Rest In Paradise Papa. xoxo
Brandi Watt
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