Perry Potter

Obituary of Perry Potter

    Perry Charles Potter, aged 61 of Yorkton, Saskatchewan passed away on Decemeber 22, 2023 after a very brief 75-day battle with brain cancer.

   On May 30, 1962 Perry was born in Balcarres, the second son of Nora and George Potter.

   When Perry was 7 years old the family moved to Esterhazy. At the age of 14, Perry started working at the salt plant cleaning out the semi-trailers. After graduation, Perry drove potash trucks for Kleysen Transport.

   In 1982, he met his future wife Beata and they were married on May 17, 1986.  They went on to have three children and were blessed with three grandchildren.

   Perry was self-employed with Old Dutch Foods at the time of his passing. He spent a total of almost 24 years with them.

   Perry was a devoted husband who always honored his wife in all her crazy Halloween shenanigan’s. Perry was an exceptional father who had boundless love and unwavering support for his children and grandchildren.

   Great times were had camping and boating as a family. Later tubing and sea-dooing at the cabin at White Bear Lake. Perry enjoyed quadding and snowmobiling with friends. In later years, Perry resumed riding a motorcycle, and with his wife or friends enjoyed many trips through Canada and the US on their Harley.

   Perry was known for how kind and gentle he was and for his friendship. Perry readily extended a helping hand to anyone day or night.

   Perry was predeceased by his beloved mother Nora, his aunties Edna and Jean, and his uncles Vern, Nelson and Cliff.

   Left behind to mourn his passing are, his wife Beata of more than 37 years, his children Kendall (Jayce), Jordan (Michael) and Dylan, three grandchildren Harlow, Nevaeh, and Merrick, his father George, his brother Daryl (Cindy), nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many friends to cherish his memory.

   There will be a Celebration of Life for Perry at a later date.

   In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to an organization of their choice.

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