2:00 pm
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Glencaid United Church
1st St. E.
KINCAID, Saskatchewan, Canada


Hazenmore Cemetery
HAZENMORE, Saskatchewan, Canada

Obituary of Joan Barbara ODBERT

Joan Odbert of Kincaid, SK, passed away on January 8, 2013, in Gravelbourg, SK, at the age of 75 years. Joan was born in Kincaid on January 8, 1938, the only daughter of Clarence and Mildred (nee Weiterman) Rieder. She grew up on the Weiterman homestead near Summercove and attended Varsity School, located 3 miles east of the family farm. Joan married William "Bill” Odbert of Kincaid on November 9, 1956. They made their home in Kincaid and Joan worked at the hospital in town for 30 years. Joan and Bill loved to garden together. They were especially fond of growing tomatoes, of all sorts and sizes, as well as potatoes and rhubarb, which were generously shared with friends and family. Although they did not have any children of their own, Joan always had time for kids, and made many toys for family members. Joan enjoyed playing cards and board games, and bowled for many years in Meyronne. The Club 50 in Kincaid was a big part of Joan’s life; she was one of the first members to help organize events and would often make cakes for their many fundraisers. Joan cherished time with her family and friends and always enjoyed their visits. She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered. Joan is survived by her brother Glen (Fran) Rieder; uncle George (Marguerite) Weiterman; sister-in-law Alma Lech; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her husband William Odbert (2003); parents Clarence and Mildred (nee Weiterman) Rieder; brother-in-law Andrew Lech; sisters-in-law Pearl (Harold) Johnson and Orva Odbert. Funeral Service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Glencaid United Church, Kincaid, SK, with Reverend Mathias Ross officiant. The eulogy was shared by Jack Weiterman. The Kincaid Community Choir was accompanied by pianist Phyllis Robertson. Special song "I Will Remember You” was sang by Jacey Loverin. Urn bearer was Brittany Jordet. Private family interment took place at the Hazenmore Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Joan to the Kincaid Club 50, c/o Eunice Lalonde, Box 97, Meyronne, SK S0H 3A0 and the Foyer d’Youville Foundation, Box 810, Gravelbourg, SK S0H 1X0, were greatly appreciated.
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