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Margaret Burkitt
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Obituary for Margaret Burkitt (Lord)

Margaret Burkitt (Lord)
BURKITT: Margaret Grace
March 10, 1929 – May 14, 2017
Margaret Grace Burkitt (nee Lord) passed away peacefully at the Watrous Manitou Lodge on May 14, 2017 with family by her side. Margaret was born on March 10, 1929 and raised in Bethune, SK. Upon completion of Grade 12, she attended the Regina General Hospital School of Nursing and graduated in 1950. She nursed in Regina, Portland and Salem, Oregon, and Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon. She ended her nursing career, after 35 years of service, at the Watrous Union Hospital. Margaret enjoyed her long career as a nurse. Her enthusiasm and dedication was outstanding. Margaret married Lewis Burkitt of Amazon and the two decided to make their home in Watrous. Mom was a busy lady, having four young girls to take care of, helping dad, working full-time and being on many committees. Margaret was predeceased by her twin sister at birth, Eileen; her younger brother Allan; her parents Mary and George Lord; her sister Nancy Wilke; her husband Lewis, in 2011; and her eldest daughter, Colleen Burkitt, in 2014. Margaret is survived by her daughters, Maureen (Leslie) Gartner of Watrous, Lynn (Bob) Freundl of Medicine Hat, Lori (Greg) Meddins of Young; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Lacey (Craig) Anderson of Watrous and their children Carson, Harper and Collyns, Marcie (Ryan) Halyk of Melville and their children Keaton and Grady, Riley (Kye) Campbell of Swift Current and their daughter Nye, Brady (Fallon) Campbell of Swift Current and Hailey Campbell; her sister Marion Garbutt of BC; and her many nieces and nephews; as well as the many Nurses and friends she made over her lifetime. Mom was loved by so many and will be so missed. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held in All Saints Anglican Church, Watrous, SK on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 with Rev. Matteo Carboni officiating. Private Family Interment in Watrous Cemetery. For online condolences, tributes or to make a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan “In Memory of Margaret Burkitt” please visit 

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