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I'M GOING TO LIVE
TILL I DIE.

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James Balcombe

Saskatoon Saskatchewan
May 14, 1924 - March 04, 2017

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Obituary

With family at his side, James passed away at St. Paul's Hospital on March 4, 2017. James is survived by his partner Shirley, Daughter Cheryl (Mert), daughter-in-law Iris Balcombe, grandchildren Lori (Ward), Brian, Erika (Mark), and Henry (Tammy), six great-grandchildren and sister Margaret Taman. James was predeceased by wife Maggie, son Gary, granddaughter Shelley and four sisters. James loved gardening, fishing, woodworking and family get-togethers. He took pride in the accomplishments of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His love, compassion and work ethic are carried on by those left behind.

Funeral Details

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Grace Westminster Church (505 - 10th St E.). A private interment will be held at a later date.

Condolence Messages

Katie Rhoden

Written March 07, 2017 from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Cheryl, Lori and families,

My sincerest condolences on the recent loss of your father and grandfather. I enjoyed hearing your stories about him and know that, although you will miss him, you have a lifetime of memories to help ease your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Katie