Obituary for Victor Idt
On Saturday March 17, 2018 Vic Idt of Moose Jaw (formerly Shamrock) passed away at the age of 82. He is survived by his son Scott (Emily) Idt; Steve (Lorraine) Idt; Howie (Leslie Mae) Idt; ex-wife Joyce Idt (Cecil) and grandchildren Christopher Idt; Cody Idt; Alexandra Idt; great granddaughters Aaliyah, Victoria & Elizabeth Idt. He was predeceased by his parents William and Lottie Idt; brother Irvin Idt and wife Irene (friend Helen); sister Mary Woycenko and husband John. Vic is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Vic was born at Fort St. John, B.C., on February 10, 1936. Then in the year 1944, the family moved to Shamrock. In his early years during the winter he worked in Calgary, Bassano and Carstairs, AB. Summers were spent farming with his dad. In the spring of 1957, he bought land and married Joyce Vesey that summer. Shortly thereafter they had three boys to chase around the farms. Vic enjoyed his farm and cattle and after approximately 40 years it was time to sell. After the farm was sold he stayed connected to farming by helping out on a couple farms around Moose Jaw. After his move to Moose Jaw he continued curling, playing golf, baseball and dancing. Over the years, Vic enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends on several trips. He was a golfer, curler, hockey goalie and played baseball. He helped coach his sons baseball and hockey from time to time. For many years he was a linesman for hockey and an umpire for baseball. He had served on the Shamrock Community Hall Board, Shamrock Community Rink Board, Hodgeville Rural Telephone Company Board and also the Shamrock Rink building committee. He was an Elks member in Hodgeville; a charter member of Shamrock Lions’ Club, a member of the Moose Jaw Lions Club and he was Zone Chairman for this Lions’ district. He was a member of the Wiwa Creek Wildlife Federation. Vic was a long time fan and season ticket holder for the Moose Jaw Warriors and loved going to their games. Vic's family would like to extend a huge thank you to the staff at Providence Place, family and friends for the friendship and care Vic received over the years. Interment was at Shamrock Cemetery on March 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. and the Funeral Service was celebrated on March 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hillcrest Apostolic Church, 1550 Main Street North, Moose Jaw, SK. with David Moore officiating. Eulogy was given by Keith Strueby. In Vic’s honor if you choose please make your donations to the Lions’ Club of your choice.