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MAURICE CLARKE KENNARD _June 13,1915 April 1, 2005 THE GREATEST DAD THE BEST HUSBAND Maurice passed away on April 1, 2005 in House #11 at Sherbrooke in the presence of his caregivers in the Veterans Home in Saskatoon. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Phyllis, who also resides at Sherbrooke. He leaves to mourn three sons, Keith (Carolyn) Saskatoon, Gordon(Barb) Calgary and Rod (Diane) Saskatoon. He was pre-deceased by two sons, Doug (Mary) of Winnipeg,Man and Alan of Vancouver,B.C. He leave 10 grand children Joshua (Julia) of Langley BC, Kelly of Regina, Craig of Calgary, Curtis of Toronto, Michael of Calgary, Jill of Windthorst, Sk, Darren (Carrie) of Burnby,BC, Jayson, Devin, Dana (Ryan) all of Saskatoon. There are also 5 great grand children Kelly (2 sons) and Jill (3 daughters, Shanay, Jenna & Marissa). Dad was born to John and Elizabeth Kennard of Cupar, Sk. He had 3 brothers, Jack, Sam and Victor, 4 sisters, Hilda, Betty, Mariah & Margery. Victor, Hilda & Mariah survive Maurice. He and Phyllis were married in Regina on October 3rd, 1951, where they resided until 1998. How very fortunate we were to have him for a dad. He was the best. Dad enlisted in the army in 1939 with the outbreak of the war. He served for 5 1/2 years and was very proud of his service. On his return to Regina he was employed by C.N.Railway, then by the Dept of National Defence. An opportunity to serve with the R.C.M.Police presented itself and Dad was with them until his retirement at age 65. He was a valued member and in turn he valued his service to the force. Dad was very proud of the fact that he served in the Canadian Militia. The Memorial Service will be held at SHERBROOKE COMMUNITY CHAPEL, 401 Acadia Drive, Saskatoon, Sask. on Wednesday April 5th at 3:00pm. Reverend R. Purdy officiating. Internment will be in the Soldiers Plot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon. Coffee & Lunch to follow. The family wishes to express its highest regards and thanks to the Staff at Sherbrooke.
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