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Dorothy BITNER (nee Kilbrei)
June 16, 1921 - April 13, 2018
Dorothy Bitner (nee Kilbrei) of Saskatoon, Sask., formerly of Biggar, Sask., went to be with her Lord at the age of 96 on April 13, 2018. She died peacefully surrounded by her family. Dorothy was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was known for her boundless energy, laughter, gratitude and faith.
Dorothy was born June 16, 1921 in Rosenberg, Manitoba.  After her marriage to Albert Bitner, they farmed in Arborg, Man., before moving to Biggar, Sask. They continued to farm until 1980 then retired to Saskatoon.  After Albert passed away, Dorothy enjoyed life with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  In 2016 she moved to Porteous Lodge.
Dorothy was dearly loved by her children, Elmer (Elaine) of Bon Accord, Alta.; Ron of Ottawa, Ont.; Wilfred (Barbara) Campbell River, B.C.; Curt (Sandra) of Calgary, Alta.; Roger (Deanna) of Toronto, Ont.; Lorne (Ruth) of Dalmeny, Sask.; Iris (Dale) Johns of Regina, Sask.; Doug (Brenda) of Saskatoon, Sask.; Dwight of Edmonton, Alta.; Dianne (Dale) Johnson of Edmonton, Alta.;  Randy (Roxanne) of Dalmeny, Sask.; Ken (Diana) of Spruce Grove, Alta.; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert; her parents, Andreas and Emma Kilbrei; brothers, Rudolph, Fred, Max and Ben; two sons, Wilf and Curt; and two granddaughters, Annaliese and Angela.
The Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 2:30 p.m. at Riverbend Church of God, 306 Saguenay Drive, Saskatoon, Sask. A private interment preceded the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Porteous Lodge or Riverbend Church of God. Dalmeny Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, 306-254-2022.
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Morley SCHMIDT
August 5, 1935 - March 25, 2018
Morley Schmidt passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018. He leaves to mourn his wife, Ruth; his sons, Murray (Kim), and Marvin (Kristi); and his grandchildren, Leah, Megan, Hayley, Kaelee Anna and Monte. Morley is also survived by his brothers, Lloyd (Sara) and Cliff (Jean); his sister-in law, Marie, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by parents, Herb and Edith; his brothers, Ken, Ron and Floyd; his sister, Erma; and his nephew, Vernon.
Morley was born on the family farm near Sonningdale, Sask. on August 5, 1935. He grew up and went to school in the Sonningdale district. Morley worked on numerous water and sewer projects around the province and was the foreman of the City of Saskatoon Water & Sewer Department for 30 years. He could fix almost anything, even if he had to make the parts himself. Morley loved horses, the farm and his family.
At Morley’s request, there will be no funeral. The interment will be held at Spinney Hill Cemetery on a sunny summer day.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Haven Special Care Home, 1020 Ave I North, Saskatoon SK, S7L 2H7.
Cremation arrangements in care of Mourning Glory Funeral Services, Saskatoon.