Roger Rene Bouvier
Roger Rene Bouvier was born in Gravelbourg, SK February 10, 1946 and passed away peacefully December 21, 2022 with Carolyn and Ashley at his side. Roger had a short battle with lung cancer. Roger was predeceased by his beloved son Carman, parents Leo W, Germaine (Smith), Brothers Arthur and Joseph and nephew Russell. Roger is survived by his loving Daughter Carolyn Bitz (Corey)& Granddaughter Ashley (Mike), daughter-in-law Lisa, Grandsons Ryan and Justin and Great Grandchildren Vada, Hayden, Alaska, Jupiter, Bam, Otto, Siblings Paul, Paulette, Don and many nieces and nephews of whom he cherished.
Roger attended school in Glenbain, SK and enjoyed sports growing up especially hockey. In 1962 Roger began farming, he married Linda (Vervalcke) on July 7, 1965 and later had two children Carman and Carolyn.
Roger had many good times with friends that included, New Years Parties, Grey Cups, Snowmobile derbys, road trips and many card games.
Roger had many careers during his life which included farming, backhoe operating, managing the Red Rooster in Kincaid with Linda, R&R Bale Hauling, Owner-Operator of Roger General Insurance, custom combining, car salesman and hail adjuster.
Roger sold his farmland and retired at the young age of 52 and relocated to Moose Jaw, he then decided to come out of retirement when he purchased the Claridon Hotel in Gull Lake, SK. Roger was forced into retirement due to a fire and moved back to Moose Jaw where he spent the rest of his life.
Roger spent his retirement on the phone chatting with friends, cruising with his sister, going to Verobas for breakfast and spending time with his family and even made a motorcycle trip to Sturgis.
Roger will be remembered for his quick whit, offside humour and eagerness for a good time. A Funeral Service for Roger will be held on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home with Celebrant Dave Foley officiating. For friends and family who are unable to attend you are invited to view the service virtually by going to www.moosejawfuneralhome.com/webcast/. In lieu of flowers, donation in Roger’s name may be made to the Kincaid and District Health Centre Board Inc. Box 11 Kincaid, SK, S0H 2J0 (KincaidHCB@gmail.com)
Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550
Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Our Deepest Sympathy, We enjoyed a few breakfast with your Dad at Veroba’s and he was a very kind man We alway enjoyed our visits with him
Robert & Faye
Our heartfelt sympathy to you Carolyn, Ashley and families. Thinking of you all during this difficult time, especially over the holidays. Sounds like you have some great memories of your dad and grandpa, hold on to them tight.
Ash and Carolyn – Rog was such a good man and will be missed – glad we got to know him and he even made it to the garage / had a blast with him – cherish all your memories of him
Nick & Sherri
Our sympathies to all of Roger’s family.
My sincere sympathy, Roger was a good friend & listener over years, he will be greatly missed. He was so proud of Carolyn & Ashley & that great granddaughter.
He will now be with Carman!
Rest in piece my friend, I will not forget our last conversation and wish I could have filled your request, you left us to soon.
We are very sorry your loss
Losing your father is very difficult
May God Bless you all in your time of sorrow
Deepest sympathy to all. i knew Roger for many years and we had many great times. lots of laughs!
2 trips to Waterton Lakes National Park with one on motorbikes as well as visits to Gull Lake & Moose Jaw.
Pretty much weekly phone calls to find out news from back home or jokes to tell each other. Will miss him deeply
but have many great memories. R.I.P.
Carolyn and Families – Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May 2023 bring renewed hope and many wonderful memories.
Noel and Rita Gosselin