May 26, 1933 – August 31, 2019
John Douglas Colvin May 26, 1933 – August 31, 2019
Doug was married to Synnova (nee Wrolson) for 64 years. They lived on a farm northeast of Coronach for 43 years of their marriage. Retiring and moving into Coronach he enjoyed working in his shop and helping anyone that needed his helping hand. In 2016 Doug and Synnova moved into Southwinds Manor in Coronach where he resided until about the end of June when he was moved into the Coronach Health Center. Doug is survived by his wife Synnova, 6 daughters: Gail (Richard) Giraudier of Willow Bunch, Lynn (Marcel) Lesperance of Willow Bunch, Viv (Robert) Marit of Fife Lake, Amy Duncan of St. Albert, Alberta, Serena (Kerry) Brillon of Fife Lake and Gina (Justin) Pearson of Fife Lake. He also has 16 grandchildren: Charla (Joey) Holbrook, Richelle (Thomas) Munroe, Derek (Leigh-Anne) Lesperance, Briana (Timothy) L’Heurerux, Ashley (Adam) Zadorozny, Crystal (Scott) Manske, Amber (Landon) Winter, Logan Duncan, Hunter Duncan, Travis Brillon (Michelle), Brittany (Colby) Chubey, Karley (Cody) Twin, Taylor (Colton) Clark, Preston Pearson, Skylar Pearson and Sydney Pearson, 28 great grandchildren: Macey & Jace Holbrook, McCoy, Chloe & Lenni Munroe, Payton, Olivia & Kaelin Lesperance, Tanner L’Heurerux, Avery & Sophia Zadorozny, Carson, Luke & Hayes Manske, Atlee, Bennett & Ruxin Winter, Caris & Haven Brillon, Cohen, Collyns & Lakelyn Chubey, Vayden, Maverick & Adelyn Iwin, Rowan, Memphis & new baby (any day) Clark. Doug was predeceased by his parents, Ernest and Loretta (MacLeod) Colvin, his brother Lowell Colvin, brother in law Robert Gent, his in laws Gustav and Anne Wrolson, brother in law Martin Wrolson and his wife Eileen, brother in law Bernard Merrien, sister in law Eleanor Kupper and her husband Don. He is survived by his sister Sylivia Gent from Melfort, Sask, sisters-in-law Lorraine Colvin from Montmartre, Sask and Christine Merrien from Assiniboia as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Celebration of Doug’s Life was held Friday, September 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Coronach Community Hall. Richelle Gent facilitator. Tribute was given by daughter Amy and grandchildren. Donations in Memory of Doug may be made to the Coronach & Area Health Care Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Ross Funeral Service, Assiniboia, SK.
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September 5, 2019
Deepest condolences to you all during this difficult time. Cherish the memories, they will last a lifetime!