Arthur Roy Deets
Arthur Roy Deets, aged 80 years of Moose Jaw, SK passed away on Wednesday, January 19th, 2022. He was predeceased by his son, Sheldon (1968); son, Brent (2013); parents, Harold and Tina Deets; brother, Roger (2014); and in-laws, Hilman and Vera Haug. Arthur is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gail; son, Trevor (Charlene) of Whitecourt, AB; grandchildren, Nicole (Jackson) Bandema and Derek Deets; daughter, Lori Deets; grandson, Alex Sauer; daughter-in-law, Dodie Deets (Troy Rosenau); grandchildren, Justine Deets (Eric MacNeil) and Dalton Deets (Cristin Wendzina); great-grandchildren, Marley (5) and Maverick (1); all of Moose Jaw, SK; sister, Kathy (Odd Saether) of St. Albert, AB; brother, Gerry (Barbara) of Regina, SK; brother and sister-in-law, Brent and Colleen Dayton of Regina, SK; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Arthur was born on March 1st, 1941 and lived in Elbow, SK until Grade 1 when his dad was transferred with the CPR to Moose Jaw. After graduating, he worked at the South Saskatchewan Dam at Outlook for 2 ½ years. Arthur married Gail Haug on February 6th, 1965 and moved to Calgary, AB for 5 years before returning to the Haug family farm in the Mossbank, SK area. While farming, he also welded on compressor stations, upgrader and several other projects. Arthur also crop sprayed, and raised cattle and horses. He sold the farm in 2016 and moved to Moose Jaw. Upon retiring in 2001, he enjoyed puttering in the garage and working in the yard until his health failed after a 14 year battle with cancer and Parkinson’s disease.
A Private Family Service will be held to honour Arthur with an option to view via Zoom. Please contact the family for details regarding the livestream. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550
Most sincere condolences Gail in the passing of Art. May he Rest In Peace. Bless you and your family.
Olga & James Sikorski, we are very sad to hear Arthur had to die from his sickness. We have known Arthur and his family for many years. We wish his wife and family the very best to endure faithfully
until he returns back to life again in the resurrection hope as mention 1Corinthians 15:21- 26. We both love you all very much, may Jehovah give you all the needed strength to endure.
Sorry to hear of Art’s passing. Please except our sincere condolences Gail and all your Families.
Art will be fondly remembered for his humour and being a trickster.
May he forever live on in the memories his Family shares and all the people that were honoured to know him.
Our deepest condolences to you Gail and all of your family.
Very sorry of your loss Gail and family. We will always remember the good times we had on our farms with our families . Thinking of you.
Gail and family, please accept our sincere sympathy for your loss. We grieve the passing of a long-time friend who could always bring a smile to our faces.
So sorry to hear of Art’s passing. My heart and thoughts go out to you Gail and all families.
Sorry for your loss Gail and family, he always brought a laugh or smile to all that knew him.
To Gail and Colleen, a lifetime of knowing the Deets family and the Haug family and sharing the same congregation and experiences. Losing a family member is not easy as we all know, but we have that beautiful hope that Jehovah has given to us. Grab hold of that hope and never let go of it. That is what will get us through our trials at this time. Laura MacDonald and Leon Pandachuk
Dear Gail, Trevor and families.
So sorry to hear of Art’s passing. My deepest sympathies are sent to each of you.
Sorry to hear of Art’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Enjoy your memories and family to get you through this difficult time.
Gail, and Family, I am so sorry for you loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
My condolences to Gail and family at this time. Art always brought happiness to any conversation. Bless all the family and may art rest in peace.
Our condolences to Gail and family in the loss of Art. Having the resurrection hope does help in dealing with the death of a loved one. His playful antics will be remembered.