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Elizabeth "Betty" Ganton

GANTON, Elizabeth "Betty" - Elizabeth "Betty" Ganton, along with sister Sarah and brothers Frank, Cornelius, and John were born to Frank and Elizabeth Peters of the Warman area. She was the eldest and outlived her siblings. Betty was born September 19, 1922. Elizabeth, hereafter known as "Betty" was engaged in various occupations. As a young girl, she helped on her parent's farm even harnessing and driving horses doing field work. Later she was a domestic and was an excellent cook. After sewing classes she became an impeccable seamstress making garments for herself and others. In 1961 she married Oakley Ganton and to this union, a son John William was born. In 1964 she was left a widow. She later married Robert and after they farmed for many years, they retired in Melfort. In 2005 Bob passed away and Betty's health seemed to deteriorate slowly and she was placed in Assisted Living and finally in Parkland Place where she received excellent care. Betty passed away on February 16, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Betty is survived by her son John (Fay), four granddaughters, sisters-in-law Mary Peters, Ruth Prytula, Edith Baptist, and a host of nieces and nephews. The Funeral Service for Betty was held from the Fedusiak Funeral Chapel on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Dave MacPherson officiating. The interment followed in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. The pallbearers were Ken Baptist, Ron Friesen, Ross Ganton, Terry Tkachuk, Andrew Peters, and David Peters and the organist for the service was Joyce Moore. Friends so wishing may make memorial contributions to a Charity of One's Choice. To leave condolences for the Family, please visit the online guestbook at Funeral arrangements were entrusted to FEDUSIAK FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, Melfort.13150534
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