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Donald Leroy Goranson

July 16, 2021


Donald Leroy Goranson, late of Weyburn, SK, passed away July 16, 2021 at the age of 99 years. 

He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Johanna; his wife Oliveen; son Garry; a daughter in infancy; son Brian; and daughter Donna Goranson- Kessler; brothers: Carl Goranson, Evan Goranson, Doug Goranson; sisters, Isabel Goranson, Beatrice (Alan) Bell, Doris (Jack) Wilson; sisters-in-law, Elenor (Roy) Tollefson, Ruth (Fred) Bowen, Marjorie DeChief, Thelma Blum; brothers-in-law: Edward Hala, Werner Blum, Henry DeChief; nephews: Bruce Tollefson, Dwight Hala, Randy Wilson.

Don is survived by his daughter-in-law, Bonnie Goranson and family: Marc Goranson, Krista Goranson; son-in-law, Al Kessler and family: Tyler Johnston (Sandy and her children: Brynn, Keeley, Aven), Dustin (Jenna and her daughter Everly); sisters-in-law: Gail Goranson, Mary Goranson, Mayvis Goranson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

A Funeral Service was held on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. from Grace United Church, Weyburn, SK with funeral celebrant Sharon Elliott.  Pallbearers were: Marc Goranson, Tyler Johnston, Dustin Johnston, Dean Goranson, Wayne Goranson and Stuart Goranson. Honour Guard were the Royal Canadian Legion, Weyburn Branch #47.  Luncheon was held at Upper Grace Hall, Weyburn, SK with interment following Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn, SK. 

For those wishing to attend virtually, please follow the live stream video by opening Don’s memorial page on RD Family Funeral Chapel’s website starting at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021.

For family and friends so wishing, charitable donations in memory of Don may be made to the  Weyburn & District Hospital Foundation, Box 1416, Weyburn, SK, S4H 3J9 or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #47, 150 ~ 3rd Street, Weyburn, SK



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Funeral Service
July 23, 2021

2:30 PM
Grace United Church, Weyburn, SK
210-3rd St. NE
Weyburn, SK S4H0W6

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