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Floyd Steele

January 30, 1933

Obituary

STEELE: Floyd Allister age 88 of Hazlet, SK passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, SK. The family graveside service was held at 11:00 a.m. on September 4, 2021 from the Verlo Cemetery with Carola Anderson officiating. The pallbearers were Shawn Steele, Brandon Trapp, Cody Thierman, Chad Trapp, Bob Hansen and Brian Tucken. Floyd is survived by his wife of 66 years Darlene Steele; his son Brad Steele and his children Sharisse (Dallas) Dyer and their children Hayley and Austin; Shawn Steele (Heather) and their children Ethan and Aiden; his daughter Shelly (Kurt) Thierman and their children Chelsey Thierman (Mahlon), Cody (Ashley) Thierman and their children Ellie, Cole and Quinn; his daughter Tracey Trapp and her children Brandon Trapp, Chad (Paige) Trapp and their son Jake, Nikita Trapp (Nathan) and Tracey's granddaughter Jaycee Trapp; granddaughter Terri-Anne (Brennin) Halmrast and their children Bree-Anne and Torrin; sister Jo Schlenker; brother Richard Steele; sister-in-law Beatrice Steele and numerous nieces and nephews. Floyd was predeceased by his father Albert Steele Sr. and mother Agnes Steele; sons Edwin Steele and Terry Steele; granddaughter Shayna Trapp; grandson Nigal Trapp; parents-in-law Lester and Hazel Jensen; brother Albert (Pete) Steele; sister Margaret Watson; brothers-in-law Garnet Watson, Emil Schlenker, Don Taylor and Keith Gietz; and sisters-in-law Ardyce Taylor and Sharon Gietz. Floyd was born on January 30, 1933 in Gull Lake, SK. He attended school at White Craig School for nine years and then went to school in the Hamlet of Verlo until 1952. Floyd then worked on the oil rigs and worked part time for his brother-in-law Emil Schlenker at the Texaco Garage in Medicine Hat, AB. In 1955 Floyd married Darlene Jensen in Gull Lake, SK. They then started mixed farming and have resided on the farm ever since. The Steele farm has been in the family for over 100 years. Floyd played softball for the Verlo team. He loved to travel, was a member of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, a member of the Gull Lake Elks and a member of the Eagles in Swift Current. Floyd enjoyed going to auction sales where he could visit with people from all over the country, making life long friends. Floyd and Darlene loved to have company. Their door was always open. If someone happened to stop in at meal time Floyd's favorite saying to Darlene was "Just add more water to the soup"! You always knew that you would get fed and the coffee pot was always on! Floyd's knowledge about family history and history of the area will truly be missed by all. He always had a story to tell if you were driving around the country side. He will be sadly missed by many people. Donation's in Floyd's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society 1910 McIntyre Street Regina, SK S4P 2R3, Stars Ambulance 2640 Airport Road Regina, SK S4W 1A3, or to a charity of your choosing. Arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home. For further information please call 1-306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy to family members on the tribute wall.

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Canadian Cancer Society
1910 McIntyre Street, Regina SK S4P 2R3

Stars Air Ambulance
2640 Airport Road, Regina SK S4W 1A3
Tel: 1-306-564-7900
Web: http://www.stars.ca

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