It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Stacey Lynn Mee of Bengough, Saskatchewan. Stacey passed away in her sleep at the age of 49 years after a three-year struggle with Stiff Persons Syndrome. Stacey is predeceased by her father Richard Huffman, father-in-law James Mee and stepfather Murray Mattice. Stacey will be lovingly remembered by her husband Robert Mee; mother Mildred Mattice (nee Pepper); father Jim Taylor; children Kim (Mitchell Hoess) Huffman, Richard Huffman, and Ashley (Devin Bailey) Crowther; stepchildren Coralee Mee and Sahra Mee; grandchildren Kayne, Joseph and Sarah Hoess, Joel and Luke Huffman, and Aurora Bailey; siblings Wes (Amanda) Huffman, Shara (Craig) Kezema, Gerry (Tammy Andrews) Huffman and Natasha Styre; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Stacey was born on October 18th, 1973 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. She had a happy childhood with tons of family and friends around. She lived in Weyburn for many years where she started her own family in 1990 with the birth of her first daughter and married her first husband in 1993. Anyone who knew Stacey knew she was a hard-working woman and when she wasn't working she put everything she had into her family. Stacey enjoyed the coffee and live music at Carve’s On 1st in Weyburn where she went almost every Friday night to listen.
In 2007, Stacey bought her first home in Bengough, Saskatchewan moving herself and her three kids. Stacey quickly adjusted to living in a small town and made many wonderful friends. She started working at the Co-op Gas Bar where everyone enjoyed her happy greetings every morning, She continued to work for the next 13 years. In 2019, she could no longer handle working due to illness
In 2016, Stacey's lifelong best friend Robert Mee moved to Bengough to be with her and on May 17th, 2018 they were united in marriage. Stacey was immensely happy to be spending the rest of her life with Robert. Sadly only one year later Stacey started to get sick. Her muscles started getting weak and as she described twitching. It took three years to get a diagnosis, In May of 2022, we were told Mom had Stiff Persons Syndrome a neurological disease that causes muscle spasms. The disease was incurable and it was caught too late to slow down symptoms, Stacey suffered for three years before she passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 28, 2022 at the Bengough Health Center.
Many describe Mom as an inspiration, hardworking, happy lady, her smile and laugh will be missed by many. A private family and friends service will be held at a later date as well as an open Celebration of Life where all who want to pay their respects are welcome. A memorial donation in Stacey’s name can be made to a charity of your choice.