Gerald WEIKUM

WEIKUM, Gerald James “Jim”
1936 – 2023

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of our beloved Gerald James Weikum, also known as Jim. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born on July 23, 1936, and peacefully passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at the age of 87, surrounded by his loving family.

Jim was born on the family farm in the RM of Qu’appelle. He started his farming journey alongside his father. In April 1962, he married the love of his life, Carlyn, and began his lifelong passion for dairy farming. After retiring to Indian Head, Jim found joy in gardening, fishing, golfing, playing cards, and spending quality time with family and friends. Jim cherished his loved ones and treasured family gatherings, especially watching his grandson’s sporting events.

We express our heartfelt gratitude to Bengough Home Care and the compassionate staff and nurses at the Long-Term facility for their exceptional care and support extended to Jim and his family. We are deeply thankful and bless you all for your kindness.

Gerald James Weikum, from Indian Head (Ogema), was predeceased by his infant daughter Brenda, parents John and Whilma Weikum, parents-in-law Emile and Yvonne DeVocht, siblings Eleanor (Allan) Pletz, Leonard Weikum, and Bob Weikum, sister-in-law Judy Weikum, as well as nephews Dion and Rodney Weikum. Jim leaves behind his devoted wife, Carlyn, children Randy Weikum, John (Sheila) Weikum, and Donna (Kelly) Chibi, grandchildren Tyler (Shyla, Easton, Emmett) Weikum, Adam (Michelle, Griffin) Weikum, Dryden (Alexis) Mead, Shyla Weikum, and Brett (Jasmin, Kayson) Mead, siblings Doreen (Leon) Breton and John Weikum, siblings-in-law Sheila Weikum, Alex (Anne) Devocht, and Judy (Don) Janiskevich, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Details regarding the Funeral Service will be shared in due course. Family and friends are warmly invited to leave tributes and/or donations in memory of Jim. Online condolences may be posted at http://www.paragonfuneralservices.com.

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