Bessie Evelyn Coey 995,996
- Born: 29 Jan 1917, Winnipeg, , Manitoba, Canada 995
- Marriage (1): Leslie Gerald Johnson
- Marriage (2): Albert Yokum on 10 Mar 1973 in Shaunavon, , Saskatchewan, Canada 995
- Died: 21 Dec 2003, Shaunavon, , Saskatchewan, Canada at age 86
Another name for Bessie was Bessie Evelyn Corey.995
BESSIE EVELYN YOKOM
January 29, 1917 \endash December 21, 2003
Mrs. Bessie Yokom aged 86 years of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan died on Sunday, December 21, 2003 at the Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre.
Bessie was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on January 29, 1917. She married Albert Yokom at Shaunavon on March 10, 1973. Bessie has continued to live in Shaunavon since that time.
She was predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Eva Coey and her husband Albert on June 20, 1995.
Bessie is survived by her seven children, Cecil McNaughton of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Faye Burkey of Oshawa, Ontario, Gloria Passero of Whitby, Ontario, Gary Skidmore (Sharon) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Al Brownell (Judy) of Elliott Lake, Ontario, Christel Johnson of Edmonton, Alberta, and Colette Smith (Walter) of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, fifteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held at Hillcrest Cemetery at Shaunavon on Saturday, December 27, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Ken Schrag officiating. Binkley's Funeral Service of Shaunavon (www.Binkleys.com <http://www.binkleys.com/>) was in charge of the arrangements.
Pallbearers were Dusty Swanson, Robert Hardin, Ken Nelson, Dave McDonald, Dave Taylor, Peter Busse and Dale McInnes.
Bessie married Leslie Gerald Johnson, son of Lars Tycho Göransson and Anna Manson. (Leslie Gerald Johnson was born on 26 Oct 1916 in Scotsguard, , Saskatchewan, Canada,33 died on 21 Jun 1986 in Scotsguard, , Saskatchewan, Canada and was buried on 25 Jun 1986 in Swift Current, , Saskatchewan, Canada.)
Bessie next married Albert Yokum on 10 Mar 1973 in Shaunavon, , Saskatchewan, Canada.995 (Albert Yokum died on 20 Jun 1995 995.)