Chepil, Jacqueline

CHEPIL -  Mrs. Jacqueline Chepil (nee Chipuer) of Yorkton entered eternal rest on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was 65 years of age. Jacqueline Helene Patricia was born on September 8, 1952 in Melville,  SK, eldest daughter of Helen and Edmund Chipuer. Jacki attended St. Henry's School in Melville and after graduation moved to Yorkton where she met her future husband Ken. Jacki was united in marriage to Kenneth Chepil at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church in Saskatoon on November 9, 1973. They just celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. Their union was blessed with two children, a son Regan in 1979 and a daughter Amber in 1987. Jacki devoted her life to her family, once Regan was born she worked in the home until Amber was in high school and returned to work until she retired. She doted on her grandchildren who loved to visit her and always looked forward to her time and attention. Her hobbies included gardening, sewing, baking, crossword puzzles, her love of music, her guitar, interest in genealogy and also other arts and crafts. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Ken, son Regan (April) of Yorkton, her daughter Amber Johnson (David) of Christopher Lake, SK; three grandchildren: Brett and Violet Chepil of Yorkton and Colter Johnson of Christopher Lake. Also sisters: Leslie (Rod) Varga of Yorkton, Dr. Heather Chipuer O'Neill (Gerard) of Brisbane, Australia, Sandra Chipuer of Yorkton and Geraldine Chipuer of Yorkton; as well as sister-in-law Diane Fulton of Lethbridge, AB, brother-in-law Len (Kaylynn) of Chilliwack, BC and numerous nieces and nephews. Jacki was predeceased by her parents, Helen & Edmund Chipuer, her brother Charles, as well as her mother and father-in-law, Mary & Alec Chepil and brother-in-law Robert Fulton. Funeral services were held on Friday, November 24, 2017 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, B.Th. officiating. Candle-lighters were grandchildren Brett, Violet and Colter. Daughter Amber read scripture. The interment followed in the Trinity Columbarium in the Garden of Memories with son Regan and daughter Amber as the urn bearers. Memorials can be made to the Allan Blair Cancer Clinic - 4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, S4T 7T1 in Jacki's memory.

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