Born September 13, 1935, in Readlyn, SK. Passed away January 19, 2022, at the age of 86. He moved from Assiniboia in 1966 to Moose Jaw, SK working at Caribou Sheet Metal & Plumbing and eventually purchased the business, later adding Culligan Water Conditioning. Ran both businesses successfully for many years before selling the businesses. He then accepted a management position with Fairford Industries in Dubbo, NSW Australia, successfully completing the task. Upon return to Canada, he established Discount Plumbing and Heating. Bill and Bev were then married May 19, 1984 and continued to operate Discount Plumbing until 1994. He then went to work at Master Manufacturing as General Manager until his retirement. Bill’s other accomplishments include being a member of Moose Jaw Kinsmen Club and K-40 Club, Moose Jaw Early Bird Lions Club, Mechanical Construction Association, Moose Jaw Construction Association one of the founding trustees for the Saskatchewan Piping Industry Health and Welfare Trust Fund. Volunteered at book sales for the Moose Jaw Public Library. Bill enjoyed all sports, his favourites being golf, curling, skiing, fishing & dancing. Bill also really enjoyed watching his grandchildren Morgan and Ryan play hockey. Bill and Bev loved to travel and had the opportunity to tour a lot of the world. Predeceased by his father Ilie Itcush and mother Mary (Ardelain) Itcush. Also, waiting to greet him in heaven are his brothers John, Leo, Nick, and Terry; sister Dorothy Shenner; and nephew Leo Itcush. Survived by his wife Bev, daughters Natalie (Ken) Kines, (Chelsea (Devon) Tayen, Daxyn), Chyler (Landyn) Brie; Shawna (Garnet) Gettel, Ryan (Alexandera) Katie, Paislee, Alisha (Austin) Brooklyn, Emerson; Charlene (Brian) Wilson, Colby (Jason), Morgan; son Trent, Jordan (Kory) Ty, Mackenzie (Randy); Stepdaughter’s Barb, Shaeni; Shelley (Jim), Jennifer (Dave), Brody, Kateyln; Brother Don (Darlene); sister Sharon; brother in-law Vern (Judy) Fletcher as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Thank you to Pioneer Lodge nurses and staff for the wonderful care he received. Donations can be made in Bill’s name to Moose Jaw Friends of the Library 461 Langdon Crescent, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0X6 or Moose Jaw Humane Society 1755 Stadacona St W, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7K7. A Service will be held at a later date. In living memory of Bill, a memorial planting will be made by W.J. Jones & Son Ltd. Please sign the memorial register at website: www.jonesparkview.com (Obituaries).
"Can I have this dance for the rest of my life"