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Ronald "Gordon" Mair
November 9, 1944 - June 17, 2017
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Gordon Mair of Biggar, Sask.
Gordon is survived by his wife, Janet; children, Roberta (Brent) Wilmott, Carla (Brad) May, George (Brandi) Mair; grandchildren, Jackson and Mason MacDonald, Seth Wilmott, Carter (Jenae), Gordie and Kathleen May; McKenna, Stratton, Carson and Georgia Mair; sisters, Gayle Prell; Georgina (David) Clements; and Shena (Dennis) Donahue. He was predeceased by his mother, Evalyne Mair, and father, Ronald Mair, brother-in-law William Prell.
Gordon attended school at Tweedyside then Biggar Composite High. He farmed with his father until 1974 then on his own until his son George began to farm with him. Gordon and Janet were married in Biggar in 1965 and raised their three children on the farm. In 1979, they met their Vietnamese family through participation in a joint church sponsorship. The Nguyens have continued to be an important part of his family life.
Gordon and Janet loved travelling and visited several countries throughout the world. In later years he enjoyed time at Jackfish Lake where he liked to fish and golf. His greatest treasures were his grandchildren. He loved nothing more than spending time with each of them, he especially loved when they were all gathered together.
Gordon was a member of St Paul's Anglican Church in Biggar; Past Master of Biggar Masonic Lodge #100 AF&AM; Past Patron of Acacia Chapter #3 Order of the Eastern Star; and Past President of Goose Lake Shrine Club.
Funeral services will be held on FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Biggar Community Hall, 1st Ave East, Biggar, Sask. with Rev. Jessica Latshaw officiating.
Donations may be made in Gordon's memory to Shriiners Hospital for Crippled Children, c/o Wa Wa Shriners Patient Transportation Fund, Wa Wa Shrine Centre, 2065 Hamilton St., Regina, SK, S4P 2E1.
Grondin Funeral Service, Biggar entrusted with arrangements, "Our family serving your family since 1963", 306-948-2669, www.grondinfuneralservice.com