Robert Emile Courchene

January 14, 1936March 9, 2023
Obituary of Robert Emile Courchene
Robert Emile Courchene, age 87, of Regina, Saskatchewan passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Robert was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Robert Emile Courchene passed away in the early hours of March 9, 2023 at the age of 87 years old. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth of 62 years. Dad is also survived by his children: Shune (Tim), Simone, Mike (Elaine), Lisa and James (Rachel); his grandchildren: Sean, Danielle, Riley (Heather), Lietesha, Rachel (Mitch), Madison (Luc), Andrew, Jonathan, Preston and Zachary; his great-grandchildren: Finley, Lucy, Jack, Ari and Hannah, as well as his sister Denise and brother Ray. He is predeceased by his son-in-law Robert Martin; 3 brothers, 3 sisters and numerous in-laws. Dad was born on January 14, 1936 at Saskatoon, SK. He spent his childhood in Duck Lake and St. James. He attended St. Peter’s College in Muenster, SK and graduated from Scott Collegiate in Regina, SK. After working with Scotiabank in various locations, throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan, he and mom settled in Regina. Dad met the love of his life in Brooks, AB in early 1959 and were engaged in late March of that year. They were married in Regina on June 18, 1960. They resided in Regina until December of 1982 when Farm Credit Corporation transferred Dad to Assiniboia, SK. In February 1986 he was transferred back to Regina and in June 1991, Dad retired from FCC, after 31 years of service. After taking early retirement, Dad enjoyed cooking, wine making and serving on their condo board. His faith and community service were always a large part of Dad’s life. Throughout their married life Mom and Dad were involved in their Roman Catholic church community, Worldwide Marriage Encounter and in later years the Mary Magdalene Inclusive Catholic Church. A memorial service, presided by Bishop Jane Kryzanowski, will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 1:00 pm at the Victoria Avenue Funeral Home, 2080 East Victoria Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 7B9. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Courchene family.

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