In the early morning of Sunday, February 28th, 2021, Roger George Butterfield passed away peacefully in Pioneer Lodge Palliative Care, at the age of 85 years young.
Roger is lovingly remembered and survived by his wife of 36 years, Marian Tarnes; brothers, Don (Marylin) and Wally (Cindee); sister, Ruth; daughter, Sharon (Dave); grandson, Lane (Deseray); great-grandchildren: Ava, Eden and Mya; granddaughter, Michelle (Brett); great-grandchildren: Madelyn and Jack; son, Randy (Sandra); granddaughters, Bronwyn and Frances; son, Blair (Jodi); grandsons, Ryan and Joshua; son Glen; grandsons, Nolan and Nicholas; and son, Brian.
Also loved and survived by his extended family: stepdaughter, Lynn (Darrell); grandchildren, Matt (Mercedes) and Michelle (Brandon); great-grandchildren: Ava, Rylan, and Brayson; stepson, Bill (Laura); granddaughter, Sophie; stepson, Dan; granddaughters, Taylor and Halle; stepson-in-law, Roy (Sue); step-grandchildren: Lee, Orr, and Kale (Dori); great-grandson, Henri. Roger will also be remembered by numerous nieces and nephews and countless dear friends.
Roger was known for his wonderful laugh and sense of humor. He was a storyteller, genealogist, electronic geek, zoom host, aviation enthusiast, gardener, photographer and a Rider Fan. He was always willing to help others and demonstrated the life lesson on how to live “One Day at a Time”.
“WELL DONE MY GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT”
The family would like to thank the many facets of Sask Health for the excellent care given Roger during his journey to his eternal home.
Due to public health restrictions, a Private Service and Interment will be held. You are welcome to view the Service virtually on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. by going to www.moosejawfuneralhome.com/webcast/. Donations in memory of Roger may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre St, Regina, SK S4P 2R3, STARS Air Ambulance, 2640 Airport Road, Regina, SK S4W 1A3, or organization of one’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Dave L
Our sincere condolences to all of the Butterfield family, we enjoyed having Roger as a member of the Moose Jaw Genealogical Society, he was always willing to share his interesting stories and expertise in his family research with all of us.
Miss you Rog.
Our deepest sympathy to you at this time. Rodger was such a quiet and friendly man. He will be missed. We will be thinking of you & keep you in our prayers. Stay well
Rodger was a awesome bus driver he drove my son whom austistic to Prince Arthur for 6 years. God bless you you will be forever missed. Condolences to family in our thoughts and prayers
Roger was a great person.
I remember on several occasions dropping by the Shell in Chamberlain to have a chat and cinnamon bun at Rogers . He became a big part of my life and many others lives. He served as mentor to many . Thank you for all of your words of wisdom.
Our deepest condolences to you Marian and to all of Roger’s family. ❤ Wayne and JoAnne
I’m so sorry to hear about Roger. My condolences to the family. Roger always had a smile on his face. He was truly a very kind man.