Roy Stuart Lohse, late of Beaubier, passed away January 11, 2014, at the age of 55 years. Roy was predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Edna Lohse; as well as several aunts and uncles. Roy is survived by his loving wife Myrna Lohse, daughter Melissa Lohse, son Brandon (Paula) Lohse; sisters Faye (Don) Mantei, Gail (Doug) Gamble; brother L. Blaine (Cindy) Lohse; father and mother-in-law; Duane and Delores Larsen, brothers and sisters-in-law; aunt Norma Lohse; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends. Roy was born in Estevan on August 27, 1958, the youngest child of Lloyd and Edna Lohse. He had two older sisters, Faye and Gail; and one older brother, Blaine. Roy grew up on the family farm near Ratcliffe. He attended school in Lake Alma and Gladmar. Roy helped with the farming and cattle while growing up and in 1978 he started renting land. Roy married Myrna Larsen on November 7, 1981. They moved to the farm where they spent 32 years together building a beautiful family and a family farm operation. Roy loved to stand at the kitchen window to see his cattle grazing on the hillsides. Roy raised Black Angus cattle and only operated John Deere Equipment. Roy had many things he enjoyed in life. Some of those things included country music and visiting with friends, family, children and the elderly. He loved travelling with Myrna to casino's, ball games, rodeos or just driving around looking for equipment or the next bull to add to his herd. Roy had a love of sports as well. He was always proud to cheer on the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the Maple Leafs and the Blue Jays. He also enjoyed watching curling on TV. Roy loved his family more than anything and was very excited for the first grandbaby to arrive. He was very proud of what his children have accomplished. Everyone loved Roy's big smile and friendly hello. Roy felt you had to enjoy life each day and live it to the fullest. He will be greatly missed by all. Visitation for Roy was be held on Wednesday, January 15 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at RD Family Funeral Chapel. A service of remembrance for Roy was held on Thursday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m. from the Zion Lutheran Church, Weyburn, with Pastor Martin Olson and Wendy Caldwell officiating. Lunch followed service. For family and friends so wishing, donations in memory of Roy may be made to STARS, 2640 Airport Road, Regina, SK S4H 1A3, or the Beaubier Lutheran Church, Box 42, Beaubier, SK SOC 0H0. Arrangements were entrusted to RD Family Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Weyburn (306-848-0333 ~ 1-888-848-0333). Expressions of sympathy to the family may be sent to our website at www.rdfamilymemorialchapel.com "Our family serving your family"
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