Obituary of Garry Shepherd
Garry Walter passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Moose Jaw at the age of 72 years. He was born to Stanley Frank and Mabel Emma Constance (nee. Snell) Shepherd on Feb. 18, 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario. Mabel and children at the end of the war moved to Briercrest, SK. to live with Grandma Snell until Stan, his dad left the Air Force. The family then moved to Hearne Sask. where Stan farmed. Garry attended Amherst school, then went to High School in Briercrest. Upon graduation Garry joined the Air force and attended Royal Roads in Victoria. As he was color blind he was forced to join the Army. Garry mustered out and returned to Moose Jaw to work for the Bank of Montreal. He later studied to be a Chartered Professional Accountant. He and two associates started their own accounting business (Boadway, Shepherd and Tiede) in Moose Jaw. Following that, he was Business Operations Manager for Moose Jaw Housing, until his retirement in 2003. Garry was also on the Moose Jaw Housing Authority Board with cousins Mary and Heather until his passing. Garry enjoyed baseball, curling, bowling, golf and walking. Garry will be missed by his family and many friends in Moose Jaw and area. Garry was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Mabel; his sister Linda Faye Johnson; uncles, William Snell, John Albert Snell, Leonard Fenske, Jerry Lambertus, Gordon Shepherd, Walter Shepherd, Glen Shepherd; aunts, Lenora Snell, Marjorie Jukes, Marlene Snell, Mildred Shepherd, Merville Shepherd, Marion Snell, Darlene Shepherd, Beryl Lambertus, Hazel Shepherd; cousins, Shelly Ann Fenske. Donalda Fenske, Bejal Snell, Tammy Shepherd, Jamie Snell, Mark Doucette, and Allan Lambertus. Garry is survived by sister, Gayle Wagner (Dudley); nephew, Chris (Becky); great nephews, Quintin and Jacob; brother-in-law, Grant Johnson (Cathy); niece, Lenora; nephew, Evan; great-nephews, Jakob and Caeleb; his Aunt Decima Mary Fenske and Uncle Harral Jukes. He is survived by many cousins. A Graveside Service will take place Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm, at Rosedale Cemetery. Those attending can wait at the cemetery gates, at 3:50 pm the procession will be lead to the graveside. Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association (919B Albert St, Regina, SK S4R 2P6). In living memory of Garry, a memorial tree planting will be made by JONES Funeral Home. Please sign the memorial register at website: www.wjjonesandson.com (Obituaries). Stephanie Lowe, Funeral Director
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Garry
Shepherd 1945 2018..