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