Margaret Lyster, aged 91 years of Moose Jaw, SK passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 with her family by her side. Marg was born in Moose Jaw on June 3rd, 1928 to Nick and Lena Meronick. After receiving her education in Moose Jaw, her first job was with Robin Hood Mills. Marg and her husband Bob owned Automotive Machine and Supply, as well as the Matador Inn where she also worked. She later moved to a finance position with the Moose Jaw Police Service and retired after 16 years. Marg loved her Buffalo Pound Lake home where she and Bob entertained family and friends throughout the years. She had many fond memories of Christmas and New Year’s spent at the lake. Marg loved music, gardening and flowers. She enjoyed her bus tours south with Las Vegas being her favourite. Marg loved her monthly “girlie” party with her friends Gerry, Thelma, Helen and Marj. Marg’s life revolved around family and friends, which meant everything to her. She was a devoted, caring, very generous and kind person. She was predeceased by her husband, Bob Lyster; sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Wrally Konopaki. Marg is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Dennis) Darroch and Lori (Mac) Anderson; grandchildren: Jana (Jeff) Fox, Mark (Coral) Darroch, Christa (Aaron) Anderson, and Sarah (Lee) Anderson; great-grandchildren: Brayden, Alaina, Brooklyn, Ryder and Rustin; and special nephews, Rodney (Susan) Konopaki and Fred (Jen) Konopaki along with their families. The family wishes to thank Drs. Marx, Sanderson and Hassan, as well as the very caring staff at Extendicare and Moose Jaw Homecare.
Thank you Marg for the warmth and love you shared with your family and friends. Till we meet again!
In keeping with Marg’s wishes, a Private Family Service will be held in her honour. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Marg’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Michelle Surtees, Funeral Director 306-693-4550.