Avis Maxine Tickner
August 8th, 1930- April 4th, 2021
Avis Maxine Tickner of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 4th, 2021 at the age of 90 years.
Avis was born in Fleming, SK to Kenneth and Rose Carter. She grew up on the farm near Mortlach, SK. She attended school at Sweet Grass School and Peacock High School in Moose Jaw. Avis and Stan were high school sweethearts and were married in 1953 at the Zion United Church in Moose Jaw. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 13th, 2018. Avis and Stan owned and operated Western Electric Motor Service in Moose Jaw and Avis did the books for the business. For 60 years they enjoyed gardening and maintaining their home. Avis and Stan loved to travel and they took many cruises with Holland America, her favourite being a cruise to Egypt. Avis loved to golf, curl, to travel Minot for Hostfest, attend social activities in Moose Jaw, and she was very proud to have received her Life Master in Bridge. She enjoyed participating in the activities at Chez Nous where she has been living for the past four years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley; sister, Kathleen Roberts (Murray); and niece, Linda Ligtelyn. Avis is survived by her niece, Gwen Elliott (Keith); nephew-in-law, Cas Ligtelyn; great-nieces and nephews: Gerald (Maureen), Kevin (Melissa), Patrick, Karen (Matt), Kristin (Jonathan) and Chris (Karissa); great-great-nieces and nephews: Theia, Luisa, Chelsea, Francine, Hailey, Keith, Anthony, Gabriel and Holden. Thank you to the staff at Chez Nous for their loving care for Avis.
In keeping with Avis’ wishes, a Private Family Service will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Todd Sjoberg, Funeral Director 306-693-4550
Avis had been a client of mine for many years and I really enjoyed her visits to my spa at Eaton’s. She was such a go-getter and always amazed me with her energy. I’ve missed seeing her over the years but I’m glad she was well taken care of in her later years. Avis is one of those people that will always stay with me. Sincere condolences to the family and friends.
She and Stan were nice people. Sad to learn of the loss.
I did not know Avis very well.I only met her a few times at her parents farm,very close to my home.I did know her parents well.Great neighbors.At the farm she was always so busy and caring.RIP.
Sincere condolences to the family. I knew Avis and Stan through my parents and always appreciated what great people they were. Avis enjoyed life and enjoyed having fun. She will be missed and always remembered.