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Olga (nee Blaskow) Saufert

SAUFERT, Olga (nee Blaskow) - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Olga Saufert (nee Blaskow) announce her passing on March 28, 2017 in the City Hospital, Saskatoon, SK. at the age of 76 years. Olga was born on December 13, 1940 in the Doncrest area to Paul and Sophie Blaskow. She attended the Nixonville School until Grade 9. Olga met the love of her life James Saufert in 1958 and they were married on February 20, 1959. Together they farmed and in 1966 built their family home a quarter mile from the Saufert homestead. Olga stayed home to raise their two children Lorraine and Ed until starting at the Red Deer Nursing Home. In 1983 Jim and Olga built a home in Porcupine Plain. In 2002 they moved to Melfort. Olga enjoyed cooking, golf, cards, puzzling and especially spending time with her family and friends. Olga's family was her pride and joy. Olga was predeceased by her husband Jim; her parents and husband's parents; her brothers: Peter and John; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law. Olga is survived by her daughter Lorraine (Dan) Vallee; son Ed (Brenda); grandchildren: Shalynn, Sheena (Clint), Sasha (Brian), Katelynn (Grayden) and Dylan; great-granddaughter Rylee; brother Mike (Barb) Blaskow; sisters-in-law: Eva Blaskow, Theresa Devine, Elizabeth Lisitza, Margaret Saufert and Doris Meekins; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The funeral service was held on April 1, 2017 in the Porcupine Plain Community Hall, Porcupine Plain, SK, with the Rev. Nancy Steinbachs officiating. Interment followed in the St. Andrew's Cemetery. Those so wishing may make memorial donations in memory of Olga to: Camp Easter Seal, 1410 Kilburn Ave., Saskatoon, SK, S7M 0J8 or to the St. Andrew's Cemetery Fund, c/o P.O. Box 314, Porcupine Plain, SK, S0E 1H0. To send online condolences to the family please visit Funeral arrangements were entrusted to BLAIR'S FUNERAL HOME LTD. - Porcupine Plain, SK .13161272
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