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Gilbert Lucien Denis

August 4, 1937 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 83)

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GILBERT LUCIEN DENIS

August 4th, 1937 - November 6th, 2020

Gilbert Lucien Denis passed away peacefully on November 6, 2020 at Leoville Evergreen center in Leoville Sk, at the age of 83. Gilbert will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife of 51 years Alison Denis as well as their son Travis (Kayla) and their children Jace and Kyler. His siblings Eva Crossland, Raymonde Bouchard, Rolande Poulin, Simone Chase, Lillian Gerard, Armand (Yvette) Denis, Anne Marie Compagna, Paul (Lorraine) Denis, Ernest (Doris) Denis, Claude (Sue) Denis, Celine Doucette, Cecile (Sidney) Klics, Charles Denis, and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; Louis and Laurette Denis, his parents in law; Robert and Bentley Cote, his sister in law; Glenda Ulrich, his brother in law; Albert Crossland, Lucien Bruneau, Albert Bouchard, Leo Poulin, Murry Chase, Roland Gerard, Real Compagna, Wilfred Doucette.

Gilbert was born on August 4, 1937 on the family homestead North of Leoville where he grew up and worked with his family. Gilbert had many jobs throughout his younger years, from working as a long shoreman on the coast of B.C. to the mine in Pine Point and Uranium City. His true passion for farming led him back to Leoville where he met his wife and got married on October 11, 1969. Together they purchased a farm near Leoville where together they worked and raised their son. Gilbert was a very community orientated man he was on many boards, councils and committees, throughout his life. His biggest passion was farming where he could watch his crops grow throughout the summer and where he could see his cows grazing in the green lush pastures. He was also passionate about horses, especially teams, he loved wagon treks, giving the grandkids and his dog a wagon ride on a nice summer day, or sleigh rides to the kids during the winter at community functions. Gilbert loved his family especially his grandkids, he always had time to tell a story of when he was a kid, he always had such enthusiasm and a big smile when telling these stories. His smile, kindness, enthusiasm and passion for the things he loved will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Due to COVID - 19 restrictions a service will be held at a later date. The family requests that donations be made in Gilberts name to the Leoville Evergreen Health Center or Ste Therese Parish in Leoville.   Family and friends wishing to send online condolences are welcome to visit www.beaulacfuneralhome.com Arrangements have been entrusted to Beau “Lac” Funeral Home, Lori Saam, Spiritwood, 306-883-3500

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