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Ralph Scott Thistlethwaite


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Patricia Cavell McBurney

Ralph Scott Thistlethwaite 2,51

  • Born: 21 Jan 1915, Stewart Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada 2,25,51
  • Marriage: Patricia Cavell McBurney
  • Died: 6 Mar 2010, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada at age 95 29
  • Buried: Abt 30 Mar 2010, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada 25,29

bullet  Burial Notes:

Event Description: Mount Pleasant Burial Park - Blk 274


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Grave Marker: Mount Pleasant Burial Park - Blk 274, 2010. 25 Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada

1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Ralph, age 1, with father Andrew, age 39, mother Emma, age 37, and sib, 1916. 77 lings Ashworth, age 8, Anje, age 5, and Lloyd, age 4.
Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada

Religion: Evangelical, 1916. 77 Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada

Canadian Voter List, 1949. 20 Vanderhoof, British Columbia, Canada

Occupation: School teacher, 1949. 20 Vanderhoof, British Columbia, Canada

Obituary, 2010. 28 Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
Thistlethwaite. Ralph Scott, age 95, of Swift Current died Saturday, M arch 6, 2010 at the Cypress Regional Hospital. Ralph was predeceased b y his parents Andrew & Emma Thistlethwaite; his loving wife of 52 year s Donnie and their infant son Michael; his brother Ashworth Thistlethw aite & his sister Anje Anderson. Ralph and Donnie farmed on the homest ead in the Stewart Valley area for 10 years after which they moved t o Swift Current. Ralph continued to farm from the city, where he worke d at Gallant Motors. He was an Elder at the United Church for many yea rs and then became active at Trailview Alliance Church until his death . He served on the Swift Current Housing Authority for several years . Ralph was a Charter Member of the Prairie Pioneer Kiwanis club wher e he served a term as President as well as other executive offices. H e recently received his 30 year tribute. He was a staunch supporter o f the Co-op movement and the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, the CCF and th e NDP all his life. Ralph's generosity and compassion was exceptional . He had a knack for bringing out the best in everyone he dealt with a nd was held in high esteem by friends and family. Ralph was proud of h is family. He loved to laugh and he loved a good joke with them. He lo ved to recall events from the past and tell the old stories in exactin g detail. Ralph is survived by his wife Pat of 15 years; daughters Jud y (Essam) Diebes of Los Angeles; Janice (Ken) Roberts of Calgary; gran dchildren Michael and Sreyhem Roberts (Cambodia); Leanne Roberts (Saud i Arabia), Joe Diebes (New York), Daniel Diebes, (Marina Del Rey); gre at grandchildren Andrew, Aaron and Alina Roberts (Cambodia); stepchild ren, Ken and Dianne Hymers (Swift Current), Eldon and Terry Hymers (Mo ose Jaw), Donna and Keith Lange (Lloydminster) and Judy and Peter Newm an (Sherwood Park); 11 step grandchildren, 14 step great-grandchildren ; and many nieces and nephews. A family graveside service was held th e morning of Thursday, March 11 at Mount Pleasant Burial Park. The Cel ebration of Life Service, with Pastor John Regier officiating, will b e held on Tuesday, March 30th at 2:00 P.M., Trailview Alliance Church.


Ralph married Patricia Cavell McBurney, daughter of John Albert McBurney and Annie Christina Manning.

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