October 26, 1934 – July 24, 2019
Christine (nee Leik) Paidel passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the age of 84. She was born on Oct. 26, 1934 in Killaly, Sask. and attended school in the community. After leaving home, she worked at St. Peter’s Hospital from 1955-1959.
She married William Paidel on June 2, 1959. They moved to Regina where Christine worked at the General Hospital and Woolworths until 1962. They then purchased their farm near Killaly where they raised four children and farmed for 34 years. They retired to Melville in 1996.
Christine was predeceased by her husband, William Paidel; her parents, Peter and Theresa Leik; her husband’s parents, Martin and Elizabeth Paidel; a grandson, Dean Edgar; sisters, Ella Krieser, Anita Gerhardt, Evelyn Whilidal, Elsie Rogalski, Diane Stocker; brothers, Kelly Leik, William Leik; sister-in-law, Shirley Leik and brothers-in-law, Adam Krieser, Jake Gerhardt, George Whilidal, John Ottenbreit and Edwin Rogalski.
She leaves to mourn her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Renette (Rod) Edgar, Danean and Derek; Brent (Bonnie) Paidel, Ryan (Nikki), Brea and Hayden; Connor (Alanna), Kinsley and Liam; Kate; Ashlyn (Eric) Meyer; Leanne (Mike) Biden, Noah and Sean; Wayne (Colleen) Paidel, Justin and Aaron; her sister, Eugenia Ottenbreit; sisters-in-law, Anne Rogalski, Marlene Leik, Lillian (Harry) Hoedel; brother-in-law, Victor (Leona) Stocker; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Family was the most important part of Christine. She loved to travel, bake, garden and knit. She was a dedicated member of the church all her life. Most recently, she was a member of the Rosary Sodality and Hospital Auxiliary.
Christine will forever be an angel for her family.
Prayer services were held on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7 p.m. from St. Henry’s Roman Catholic Church.
The funeral mass was celebrated on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 10 a.m. from St. Henry’s Roman Catholic Church in Melville with Rev. Fr. Andrew Sowa, OMI as the celebrant.
Arrangements were by Bailey’s Funeral and Cremation Care, Melville.