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John Gilbert HARALDSON

 HARALDSON, John Gilbert -    July 10, 1909 - May 10, 2010    John Gilbert Haraldson was born July 10, 1909 in Bagley, Minnesota to Nils John and Gena. In 1913 his family moved to Spring Valley, Sask., Canada. In 1926 John?s family moved to the Brockington, Sask. area where he spent the majority of his life farming. John moved into Melfort in 2004 still living on his own until 2008 when he moved to Parkland Place.    John spent his life farming, gardening and helping neighbours and friends on their farms. He impressed everyone with his freehand animal cutouts. Family and friends were always a big part of his life.    John is predeceased by his parents, brothers Nils (Annie), Charles (Mary), Frank, Elmer, sisters Sena (Bill) Ingram, Gladys (Helmert) Skiftun and Hazel (Mike) Nowaselski.    He leaves to cherish his memory brother Kenneth (Myrtle), sister-in-law Geolina McCrea, a very special niece Lorna Spearman, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.    John will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all.    Funeral Services were held on Thursday, May 13, 2010 from the C.R.V.L. Church with Pastor Ali Tote officiating.    Interment took place at the C.R.V.L. Cemetery. Memorial contributions in memory of John may be directed to the C.R.V.L. Church and/or a Charity of Choice.    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Melfort Funeral Home Ltd., Melfort, Saskatchewan 752-2714, www.melfortfuneralhome.com0
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