Obituary of William Baron
The family of William "Willie" Baron, beloved husband of Virginia of the Gorlitz District sadly announce his passing on Thursday, November 3, 2022. Willie was 84 years of age. No service will be held at this time, but a service is being planned for the spring of 2023 with the interment to be held at the St. Mary's United Parish Cemetery, Golitz District. Memorials in memory of William may be made to the Alzheimers Society (301-2550 12th Ave., Regina, SK S4P 3X1) or Charity of Choice as gifts of remembrance William Baron was born on September 27th, 1938 on the family farm in the Hryhoriw district. He attended the Hryhoriw school until 1947 when they moved to Yorkton. While in Yorkton, he attended Burke school and the YCI . Willie as a youngster was a gifted artist and his teachers would often comment on his lifelike drawings of birds . He loved the outdoors and archery and canoeing were his passions . Later on, he enjoyed hunting. Willie had a very strong work ethic and this evident with his part-time jobs grade 8 through high school. In high school, he met the love of his life Virginia and in September 1959 they were married. Willie & Virginia were happily married for 63 years . They were blessed with two girls, Michele and Sheila. They started their life together in Regina. Willie worked at Ipsco and then the Dept. of Labour. In 1966, they moved to Saskatoon and he continued his work with the government. During this time he travelled a lot and on these road trips he enjoyed fishing and began painting . He was a very talented artist. Following a number of years in Saskatoon, Willie & Virginia moved to Prince Albert. He began a successful career with Weyerhaeuser. Willie was able to enjoy many years of retirement on the Wiwchar family farm near Good Spirit Lake . He loved his family and friends and enjoyed many fun gatherings! His energy brought life into every room. His adventures and shenanigans were legendary. He had a lust for life like no other. The stories and memories we have of this wonderful man are endless. Willie is predeceased by his parents Steve & Stella; his sister, Sophie and his grandson Riley. He is survived by his loving wife Virginia , his sister Liz Vossen , daughters Michele (Mike Smith ) and Sheila (James Griffith); 3 grandchildren - Kelsey (Matt Lowe), Brody Leimer and Jesse (Erin) Leimer; 5 great - grandchildren Jack, Riley, Talin, Alinea & Remedy. As well as numerous nieces and nephews. Service Details. Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of William Baron September 27, 1938 - November 3, 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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