Joseph Paydli
Joseph Paydli

Obituary of Joseph Fred Paydli

Joseph Paydli was born in Cudworth, Saskatchewan to Mary and Michael Paydli. Born premature and weighing only 3 lbs at birth he was given slim odds that he would thrive., but thrive he did with the aid “of the oven door”. After attended the Willing School for eight years, he then took his Grade 9 by correspondence and then finished high school in Bruno, Saskatchewan. Joe received his basic training in electronics at De Vry Technical Institute in Toronto, Ontario. Upon returning to Saskatchewan, he served his apprenticeship doing radio and T.V. service and sales at the Saskatoon Co-op. In January of 1966, he joined the communication branch of the DNR (Dept of Natural Resources) in Prince Albert where he worked in the field of Telecommunications. In the North, the only form of communication at that time was provided by the D.N.R.. Consequently, Joe made many trips to Lac La Ronge, Buffalo Narrows, Cree Lake, Stony Rapids, and Beaver Lake. Joe met Maxine Cottingham in June of 1970 at a night club. Ironically, they had both been enticed to go out by their friends that night. After engaging Maxine in conversation, he later asked for her phone number. On August 18, 1972 he was united in marriage in Prince Albert. In 1974, Joe formally and legally adopted Maxine’s children: Mona, David, Stephen and Karen. He raised and loved these children with a heart that was bigger than him. In January of 1975, after joining the R.C.M.P. to work as an Electronics Technician, the family moved to Yorkton, where he resided till his death. Over the years, Joe was involved in many different organizations: Cubs and Scouts, #17 Air Cadet Squadron president, Marriage and Engaged Encounter Weekends, St. Gerard’s Parish Council, and Knights of Columbus. He was a 4th degree Knight. Joe enjoyed many vacation trips with his loving wife to such places as Europe, Mexico, Panama Canal, Hawaii, Alaska, etc. He also enjoyed camping and golfing with his family and friends. Saturday mornings were devoted to watching old westerns shows and movies. Joe was an avid Saskatchewan Roughrider fan that never failed to wear Green on Game Day. Joseph Fred Paydli, is survived by his loving wife, Maxine Paydli, his children Mona Bozsik (Gordie Squair) of Yorkton, SK, David Paydli, and Karen Shortt of Nanaimo, B.C; His grandchildren: Christopher (Miranda) Shortt – Nanaimo, B.C., Terry Paydli-Reilly, and Sarah Whiteside of Calgary, AB. His brother Lorne (Myrt) Paydli of Saskatoon, SK., and many nieces and nephews. Joe was predeceased by his parents: Michael and Mary Paydli, his brothers, Don, Frank and Allan, his son Stephen Paydli and his sister-in laws: Gerry and Maxine Paydli. Joe leaves to mourn many close friends and family members. Service Details. Prayer Vigil Thursday, July 14th, 2022 | 7:00pm When: Thursday, July 14th, 2022 7:00pm Location: St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church Address: 125 Third Ave. N. YORKTON, SK S3N 1C4 Funeral Mass Friday, July 15th, 2022 | 10:00am When: Friday, July 15th, 2022 10:00am Location: St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church Address: 125 Third Ave. N. YORKTON, SK S3N 1C4 Interment Location: Yorkton City Cemetery Address: King St. East YORKTON, SK Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Joseph Paydli June 10, 1943 - July 12, 2022 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book
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