Evelyn Marie Winsel (nee Currie), passed away on April 22, 2021 at Sherbrooke Community Centre, Saskatoon. Marie was born on January 13, 1936 in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan to Jim and Millie (Firth) Currie. Marie will be lovingly remembered by her sons Gordon (Janelle), David (Rosemary) and her grandchildren Paula (Chris), Wendy (Andrew), Kara (Stasiu), Bayley (Bart) and Tony as well as her nieces, nephews and cousins. Also mourning her passing are her brothers Gordon (Donna) and Keith (Carol). Marie was predeceased by her parents Jim and Millie, her husband Alf, her brother David, and her sisters Dorothy and Helen.
Marie’s early years were spent in Lone Rock, Saskatchewan. The family later moved to Delisle Saskatchewan where Marie attended school in the Avondale district. She completed her education at the Delisle school. Marie attended the Saskatchewan Teacher’s College in Saskatoon and taught in the Langham and Kelfield districts prior to settling in Biggar, in 1958.
Marie married Alfred Winsel on January 1, 1962. Marie left teaching at the end of June, 1962, to raise her family in Biggar. In her spare time, Marie loved arts and crafts and gardening. She volunteered with Biggar New Horizons, the Community Crisis Line, and Newspaper On Tape. Marie resided in Biggar until 2015 when she moved to Saskatoon and eventually took up residence at Sherbrooke Community Centre.
The family would like to express their profound gratitude to the staff of Sherbrooke Community Centre for providing care for their mother and grandmother.
Due to COVID restrictions a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may to made to the Sherbrooke Community Centre (www.sherbrookecommunitycentre.ca) or Telemiracle (www.telemiracle.com)