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Muriel Conel Ivan
October 13, 1938 - February 16, 2014
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<div itemprop="description">IVAN, Muriel Conel <br />October 13, 1938 &ndash; February 16, 2014 <br />It is with great sadness the passing of Muriel Ivan of Broderick, SK. occurred at Royal University Hospital on February 16, 2014 at the age of 75 with her family by her side. <br /> <br />Muriel was the first daughter of five children born to Arthur and Wilhelmine Drews in the Saskatoon City Hospital, Saskatchewan on October 13, 1938. Known to many as Connie, Muriel grew up on the family farm near Aberdeen Saskatchewan and attended the Old Trail School near Aberdeen. Muriel helped out on the family farm looking after the dairy cattle and other farm chores. In her early 20&rsquo;s Muriel moved to Saskatoon and worked as a chamber maid at the Bessborough and Park Town Hotels. Later Muriel worked at the Royal University Hospital in Housekeeping. In 1965 Muriel married Lloyd Ivan from the Glenside district and moved to Outlook where William Christopher was born in 1966 and Jeffrey Arthur Jerry was born in 1968. Lloyd and Muriel moved the family to Broderick in 1972 to a small home on Wilkinson Street. Muriel was a hard worker and helped to support the family by working at several jobs in the Outlook area. Muriel worked at the Broderick Hall, Sask Wheat Pool Service Center, Barrich Farms, Lake Diefenbaker Fish Farm and Raylen Motel. In 1975 Muriel started at the Outlook Civic Centre as janitor, while holding down several other jobs. In 1989 her spouse of 24 years Lloyd Ivan passed away from a yearlong battle with lung cancer. Muriel continued working at the Civic Centre until she retired in 1998 at the age of 60 years. Muriel enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and baking. In her retirement Muriel enjoyed spending time with her family, and would enjoy baking, making cookies and spending time with her eight grandchildren. <br /> <br />Until her passing Muriel resided in Broderick and will be cherished by son William Ivan and wife Annette and their children Joshua, Thomas, Drew, Tessa, Davin, and Brandt of Outlook, Saskatchewan; son Jeffrey Ivan, wife Britt and children Alyssa and Alex of Okotoks, Alberta. Sisters Shirley (Jim) Peever, Ethel (Rudy) Goerzen, Jeanette (Mike) Pigula, Paulette (Roger) Thevenot, Sister-in-law Doreen (Merle) Larson, many nieces and nephews. <br /> <br />Predeceased by her husband Lloyd Ivan (1989), her father Arthur (2005), and mother Wilhelmine (2006). <br /> <br />A special thank you to the many doctors in particular Dr. Janzen and ICU (Erin, Jill, and Cassandra) staff of the Royal University Hospital, as well as Pastor Ron Bestvater who provided spiritual counselling for Muriel in these past few weeks. <br /> <br />A service celebrating Muriel&rsquo;s life will be held on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Outlook St. Andrews United Church (211 Thomson Street, Outlook, SK) with Reverend Cindy Gossling officiating. Interment will follow at Jan Hus Cemetery. <br /> <br />Donations in Muriel&rsquo;s memory can be made to Broderick Rec Board for the Broderick Memorial Park. Condolences on behalf of the family are being accepted at &ldquo;Obituaries &amp; Tributes&rdquo;. <br /> <br />Arrangements entrusted to Derryl Hildebrandt, Park Funeral Chapel, 306-244-2103. <br /></div>