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Agnes PAYSEN

Agnes Vivian Paysen, age 93, passed away on July 30, 2023, surrounded by loved ones at Royal University Hospital. She was born on July 20, 1930, in Chaplin, Saskatchewan. Agnes spent her early years on a farm and developed a love for the outdoors, frequently camping during the summers. She attended Pine Lake School, a one room schoolhouse, where she fondly recalled receiving sandwiches wrapped in wax paper in a syrup pail lunch kit. Horseback rides to school were another cherished memory that Agnes often spoke about with gratitude. She enjoyed extensive travel throughout her life, including a memorable trip to Norway. Agnes married George in 1950 and together they raised three daughters in Moose Jaw. Throughout her life, Agnes worked as a seamstress, specializing in sewing at Singer stores. In 1975, she and George moved to Prince Albert before settling in Saskatoon in 1978, where they ultimately purchased their own Singer store in Market Mall. Agnes was a sociable individual and will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends. Her delicious boiled raisin cake and crumb cake were made with love, a reflection of her caring nature. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the care team at LutherCare and other healthcare facilities for their exceptional treatment of Agnes. She was predeceased by her parents Odin and Eileen Vevang, her husband George, her daughter Sharon (Marcel) Voyer, her brother Allen (Peggy) Vevang, and her brother-in-law Ed. Agnes is survived by her daughters Diane Meacher and Wendy (Shaun) Walker, grandchildren Michele (Wade) Corriveau, Jeff Meacher (Kathryn)(Shevie), Adrian and Olivia Walker, great-grandsons Ethan and Reid Corriveau, and sister Mary. She also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Hillcrest Funeral Home made the arrangements, but according to Agnes’s wishes, there will be no funeral service at this time. The interment will take place at a later date. Messages of condolences may be sent to the family through the website http://www.hillcrestmemorial.ca.

Agnes Vivian Paysen, 93, passed away on July 30, 2023, surrounded by loved ones at Royal University Hospital. Born on July 20, 1930, in Chaplin, Saskatchewan, Agnes spent her early life enjoying the outdoors on a farm. One-room Pine Lake School provided her education, where she often reminisced about receiving wax paper wrapped sandwiches in a syrup pail lunch kit. The occasional horseback rides to school were also treasured memories. Travel was a significant part of Agnes’s life, with a notable trip to the country she cherished, Norway. In 1950, she married George, and they raised three daughters while residing in Moose Jaw. Agnes had a passion for sewing and made a living working at Singer stores across several locations. In 1975, she and her husband moved to Prince Albert before settling in Saskatoon in 1978. Here, they purchased their own Singer store in Market Mall. Agnes will be remembered for her sociable personality and her culinary skills, particularly her scrumptious boiled raisin cake and crumb cake, which were always made with love. The family would like to express their gratitude to the care team at LutherCare and other healthcare facilities for their attentive treatment of Agnes. She was preceded in death by her parents Odin and Eileen Vevang, her husband of 49 years George, her daughter Sharon (Marcel) Voyer, her brother Allen (Peggy) Vevang, and her brother-in-law Ed. She is survived by her daughters Diane Meacher and Wendy (Shaun) Walker, grandchildren Michele (Wade) Corriveau, Jeff Meacher (Kathryn)(Shevie), Adrian and Olivia Walker, great-grandsons Ethan and Reid Corriveau, and sister Mary. Agnes also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and friends. Hillcrest Funeral Home handled the arrangements, and in accordance with Agnes’s wishes, no funeral service will be held at this time. The interment will occur at a later date. Anyone wanting to extend their condolences to the family can do so through the website http://www.hillcrestmemorial.ca.

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Agnes Vivian Paysen on July 30, 2023, at the age of 93, at Royal University Hospital. Agnes was born on July 20, 1930, in Chaplin, Saskatchewan, and spent her formative years living on a farm, embracing her love for the outdoors. Her memories of attending Pine Lake School, a one room establishment, included the delight of receiving sandwiches carried in wax paper within a syrup pail lunch kit. Fondly recalled were the occasional horseback rides to school, an experience she held in high regard. Agnes had a wanderlust spirit and explored various destinations, including a memorable journey to Norway, a country dear to her heart. In 1950, she tied the knot with her husband George, and together they built their lives in Moose Jaw, raising three daughters. Throughout her entire life, Agnes had a deep passion for sewing, which led her to work at Singer stores. She and George relocated to Prince Albert in 1975 and eventually put down roots in Saskatoon in 1978, where they became the proud owners of their own Singer store at Market Mall. Often described as a social butterfly, Agnes will be remembered for her warmth and generosity. Her scrumptious boiled raisin cake and crumb cake were always made with love, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and taste buds of all who were fortunate enough to enjoy them. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the dedicated members of Agnes’s care team at LutherCare, as well as the other healthcare facilities where she received treatment. Agnes was predeceased by her parents, Odin and Eileen Vevang, her loving husband of 49 years, George, her daughter Sharon (Marcel) Voyer, her brother Allen (Peggy) Vevang, and her brother-in-law Ed. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Diane Meacher and Wendy (Shaun) Walker, alongside her adoring grandchildren Michele (Wade) Corriveau, Jeff Meacher (Kathryn)(Shevie), Adrian and Olivia Walker. Great-grandsons Ethan and Reid Corriveau brought immense joy to her life. Agnes will also be dearly missed by her sister Mary, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. The arrangements for Agnes’s memorial have been entrusted to Hillcrest Funeral Home. In accordance with Agnes’s wishes, no funeral service will be held at this time. The family plans to organize the internment on a later date. Messages of compassion and solace can be shared with the family at http://www.hillcrestmemorial.ca.

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