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Bruce John Newkirk
October 18, 1927 - May 10, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">Bruce John Newkirk, born October 18, 1927 at Maple Creek, SK, passed away May 10, 2016 at Sunnyside Adventist Care Centre, Saskatoon, SK. <br> <br>Bruce is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Joan; daughters, Lois (Harry), Donna (Robert), Janice (Al), Brenda (Mike); grandchildren, Rhonda (Dave), Kirk (Jenn), Michelle (Daryl), Loretta (Kevin), Ryan, Kyle, Jesse (Catherine), Dustin, Taylor (David), Shelby (Robin); great grandchildren, Shantel (Scott), Kaitlyn (Tyler), Nathaniel, Emily, Avery, Chanse, Emily, Justin, Braden, Brooklyn, Jayme and a new baby due in August; one brother, Orville Martinson; his aunt Mary Borneman; and cousin Tracy Borneman; as well as nieces and nephews. <br> <br>He was predeceased by his mother, Gertrude Sunde Martinson; his father, John Robert Bruce Newkirk; step father, Chris Martinson; three brothers, Bert, Buster, and Bobby; and his dog, Buddy. <br> <br>Honouring his wishes, there will be no funeral service. A Family Graveside Service to be held at a later date. <br> <br>Special thanks to special friends, Glen and Marion McKinney, the Palliative care nurses who cared for Dad at home, Dr. K. Rai, the caring staff at Sunnyside Adventist Care Centre, and everyone who helped us over the last few years. <br> <br>Memorial donations can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. <br> <br>To share memories and condolences, visit “Obituaries”. Arrangements entrusted to Derryl Hildebrandt, Park Funeral Chapel, 306.244.2103. <br></div>