Ken Wirges

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Coderre Community Centre
Main Street
Coderre, Saskatchewan, Canada

Obituary of Ken Wirges

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Kenneth James Wirges passed away on July 6, 2023, at St. Joseph Hospital in Gravelbourg, SK. Ken was born on December 12, 1942, in Moose Jaw, SK. He attended Castlereigh School and later Coderre School. On July 10, 1965, he married the love of his life, Betty Johnson. They were married for 57 years. They were blessed with three girls: Jackie in 1966, Lori in 1969, and Kendra in 1972. Ken loved his farm and cattle. Together, he and Betty worked side by side to build a great life for their family. He loved the land and his pets, especially dogs. Over the years, he was never without a dog by his side. Throughout his life, Ken belonged to the Parkland Kinsmen in Parkbeg, SK, was a member of the Coderre History Book Committee, and served on the Coderre Courval Community Centre Board. He was also a councillor for the R.M. of Rodgers for many years.

Ken is survived by his beloved wife, Betty (Betsy), daughter Jackie, granddaughter Janelle (Jake) and great-grandchildren McCoy and Bronson, granddaughter Makayla (Jason)and grandson Blake; daughter Lori (Trevor), grandsons Logan and Jaron. Ken was predeceased by his daughter Kendra in 1991 and great-grandbaby Marchessault in 2023.

A Celebration of Kenneth’s Life will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 @ 2:00pm at the Coderre Community Centre. Memorial donations in Ken’s memory can be given to St. Joseph Hospital/Foyer d’Youville,  Box 810 Gravelbourg, SK S0H 1X0.

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