Ronald Brian Stephanson passed away peacefully on August 4, 2022, at the age of 88 with family by his side. Ronald was born Feb 4, 1934, in Wynyard, SK to Oli and Margaret Stephanson. Ron was predeceased by his wife Marilyn, of 62 years, parents Oli and Margaret, sister Carol and in laws. Ron is survived by his children, Kari, Brent (Gayleen), Doug (Tawnia) and Stacey (Wade), 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren plus one arriving soon, 2 great great-grandchildren, extended family Margaret and Gayle. Ron started his work career as a travelling salesman, then worked for Federated Co-op in Regina and Saskatoon and retired as the manager of Family Fashions of Moose Jaw Co-op in 1993. Dad had many talents from playing multiple instruments, his wood working - intarsia, birdhouses and barbie houses to name a few, gardening, all around handyman. After retirement, he added baking to his resume as he helped mom in the kitchen. Dad enjoyed watching sports. He was a Moose Jaw Warrior season ticket holder. He was a diehard Toronto Maple Leafs fan and Toronto Blue Jays fan. And of course, a big fan for all the grandchildren’s activities and sports. A memorial tea to Celebrate Ronald’s life will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM at W. J. Jones & Son Reception Centre, 474 Hochelaga St W., Moose Jaw, SK. Ronald and Marilyn will be laid to rest at Rosedale Cemetery. For those wishing memorial donations may be made to Charity of Choice.
Dad (aka Papa, aka Afi) will be missed dearly by family and friends.
In living memory of Ronald, a memorial planting will be made by W.J. Jones & Son Ltd. Please sign the memorial register at website: www.jonesparkview.com (Obituaries). Dayna Chamberlain - Funeral Director