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Dorothy Grace Wilson (née: Deets), aged 94 years of the Tugaske District, SK passed away on Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 in Moose Jaw, SK. Dorothy spent her early years on the family farm in the Harley District in Saskatchewan until she met and married Thomas Wilson on July 11th, 1948. Together they raised 3 children.  Dorothy kept busy gardening, sewing, and taking care of the many animals. She was also active with the UCW and the Rebecca Lodge, where she made many life-long friends. Dorothy enjoyed watching Thomas and her boys compete in pony chuck wagon and chariot races. Occasionally she would take a trip with her girlfriends, which she thoroughly enjoyed and would often reminisce about. Dorothy was overjoyed to teach her granddaughters to bake, sew, and care for orphaned baby animals.

She was predeceased by her parents, 5 sisters, 2 brothers, and her loving husband, Thomas. Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Marj (Bob) and their children; sons, Gerry and Larry (Brenda); their daughters, Twyla (Justin) and Larrissa (Jordan); great-granddaughter, Shayla; as well as numerous other relatives.  

A Private Family Interment will be held to honour Dorothy. The family would like to thank the staff of Providence Place Guardian Grove for the exceptional care they provided to Dorothy. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s name may be made to the Providence Place Foundation, 100 – 2nd Ave NE, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1B8. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550 www.moosejawfuneralhome.com