Mozelisky, Velma

Velma Jean Mozelisky (Peppler) of Yorkton, SK, beloved wife of Alex and loving mother of Wendy and Cheryl, passed away at the Yorkton Nursing Home on January 29, 2018 at the age of 81 years. Lovingly remembered by her husband Alex and her two daughters, Wendy (Glen) Soyka of Yorkton, SK and Cheryl (Jim) Graves of Springside, SK, her grandchildren, Samantha (Marcel) Beaudry of Nanaimo, BC, Darren (Kristy) Soyka of Moose Jaw, SK, Kris (Angie) Graves of Canmore, AB and Kevin Graves of Springside and her great-grandchildren Kali, Kyson, Emma, Gracie, Alexia and Braxton. Also, brothers Clarence (Rita) Peppler of Yorkton and Harvey (Arlene) Peppler of Indian Head and their families. Velma Mozelisky (nee Peppler) was born March 9, 1936 on the family farm outside of Rhein, SK. She was the second child of three to Molly and Philip Peppler. There she grew up helping on the family farm. Velma and Alex married in 1955 and moved to Esterhazy in 1961 where they made their home raising their children for over 40 years. Velma was a founding member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church. She was active in the CWL and participated in the church programs until they moved to Yorkton. Velma loved baking, including her New York Special dainties and perogies. She also made the best pickled eggs. Velma enjoyed working at the rink canteen visiting with the skaters, hockey players and curlers. Velma spent may hours crocheting clothing items, afghans and doilies. She loved her flower beds and always had a huge garden. Velma had finally taken her first plane trip with family to Nanaimo, BC to visit family a couple years back. Velma and her family also took vacations to Clear Lake, MB, Waskesui, SK, Denver, CO, Vancouver and visiting relatives in BC. Upon retirement, Velma and Alex enjoyed camping, pedal biking and spending time with their family. They also made numerous trips to Hostfest in Minot, ND. Velma loved dancing. Velma and Alex enjoyed their trips to Branson, MI. There will be a private graveside service at a later date. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Dementia Canada in memory of Velma. Friends may visit to leave messages of condolence. Peter Carscadden Funeral Service, Esterhazy are in care of arrangements. 306-745-3304.

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