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Gary Roszell

December 4, 1933September 27, 2020

Gary Orland Roszell Gary Orland Roszell passed away on September 27, 2020 at the Assiniboia Union Hospital at the age of 86. Gary was born December 4, 1933 on the homestead at Congress, SK. With six brothers and two sisters, Gary was one of nine children of William and Edith (Hillmer) Roszell. He had lots of fun growing up in the Congress area on the farm and had many wonderful friends. Garry took his schooling in Congress. When Gary was 14 years old, his dad passed away after having a heart attack. After passing grade ten, he quit school to help out on the farm. Gary started working on CPR when he was 16. He worked on the section gang for ten years and the welding gang for five years. In 1964, Gary married Evelyn Nelson. They lived in Moose Jaw and had four children: Keith, Mike, Kevin and Colleen. Gary started working for Sask. Wheat Pool in 1966 as a helper in Hodgeville. He was only there three months when he was promoted to Elevator Agent in Mitchellton. They moved to Melaval in 1976 and Gary operated four elevators there. In 1985, they moved to Willow Bunch. He retired from Sask. Wheat Pool in 1995. Gary also sold Coop Hail Insurance for 50 years. Gary and Evelyn settled in Assiniboia after retirement. Gary loved his garden and had several at one time. Gary volunteered for 55 Club driving taxi for 23 years. Gary was very sociable, loved gathering with family and friends, and loved to share his jokes. Gary was known for his love of his favorite game, cribbage, which he played almost daily at the Club 55. Gary moved into the Prairie Villa in 2018 after some health issues. Gary was predeceased by his wife Evelyn of 56 years; son Mike Roszell (Lynda); parents Bill and Edith Roszell; siblings: Lyle (Anne) Roszell, Russell (Pansy) Roszell, Melvin (Elaine) (Dorothy) Roszell; brothers-in-law Alvin Letness, Don Drysdale; sister-in-law Eileen Roszell; Evelyn’s siblings: Elda (Dick) Fayant, Percy (Laura) Nelson, Ernest (Roselda) Nelson, Cecil (Jenny) Nelson and Floyd Nelson. Gary is survived by his children: Keith, Kevin (Joy), Colleen (Mike) Schuweiler; grandchildren: Travis Gyman, Janell Roszell, Lisa Conway, Nicole Krusky, Stephen, Trevor, and Terrence Schuweiler; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great granddaughters; sisters Mona Drysdale, Irene Letness; brothers Doug (Lorraine), Terry, Norris (Diane); sister-in-law Joyce Nelson as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Celebration of Life funeral service was held Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Prince of Wales Cultural Centre, Assiniboia, SK. Pastor Greg Dermody officiated. Mona Ludke gave the Tribute. Gary’s son Kevin was the Urn Bearer. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery, Assiniboia. Donations in memory of Gary may be made to 55 Club Memorial Fund. Please join in remembering Gary by visiting our memorial at www.rossfuneralservice.com. Through this site, we invite you to share your pictures and fond memories with the family. Arrangements entrusted to Ross Funeral Service, Assiniboia, SK.

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  • Celebration of Life Service

    Saturday, October 3, 2020

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Andre & Doris O'Reilly

October 7, 2020

So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We knew Gary and Evelyn very well while living in Willow Bunch. Sincere condolences to all of the family.

Andre & Doris O'Reilly

Keith Frank

October 3, 2020

My condolences for Gary passing it was a friend of mine from a long time ago

Denis & Susanne Bellefleur

October 3, 2020

Kevin & Roszell Family

Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you. Garry was our Elevator agent for many years, also always bought our Hail Insurance through Garry. Always a joy to visit with. Would always ask me, how are the boys coming along. Just a few weeks ago he asked me how Harvest was coming along. He leaves behind many Memories.

Denis & Susanne Bellefleur

Georgette and Claude Gregoire

September 30, 2020

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Gary. Gary was our elevator agent in Willow Bunch for many years. He was a true professional;knowledgeable, fair and always helpful. We were priviledged to work with him. Our sincere sympathy to his family
Georgette and Claude Gregoire

Breanna Dumont

September 30, 2020

I’m going to miss you so so much! you were the best grandpa i’ve ever had. I’m going to miss playing I spy with you, you always had a smile on your face that was so contagious. I love you

Betty Doyle

September 30, 2020

Ken and I were sad to hear of Gary's passing. He has been a wonderful neighbor for many years. Condolences to all of his family. RIP Gary

Lorraine Boak-McLaren

September 30, 2020

So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Your Dad was always sweet and such a gentleman . Our Dad and Garry continued their friendship while living at The Villa.

Brad Tornberg

September 30, 2020

Am sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Will miss his smiles and laughter!!! He will be remembered always! Our thoughts and prayers are with Colleen and Kevin at this time of sorrow!

Carol & Brad Tornberg

Woody & Vern Lynds

September 30, 2020

Most sincere condolences to all Gary’s family. Gary was our elevator agent many years ago at Dunkirk-Mitchellton What a very special guy. RIP Gary.

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