Sirena (Westman) Foote passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Tatagwa View Care Home in Weyburn, SK at the age of 94 years.
She was predeceased by her parents, Martha and Albert Krueger; husband Don Westman; husband Delbert Foote; brother Alvin Krueger in infancy; brother Arley Krueger; brother-in-law Jim Arts; and her nephew Murray Krueger.
Sirena is survived by her and Donald’s children: Jim (Noreen) Westman; Janet (Ray) Morris; Ron Westman; two grandchildren, Jason Westman (Nicole) and Shelley (Dana) Van Eyck; five great grand-children: Alyssa Westman, Jenna Westman, Jackson Van Eyck, Lexie Van Eyck and Danielle Van Eyck; sisters, Eileen Arts, Dianne (James) Taylor; sister-in-law Marlene Krueger; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Sirena was born to Martha and Albert Krueger on July 9, 1926. She attended Olmstead School until Grade 10. Her grade eleven and twelve years were taken in Midale. After completing Grade 12, Sirena went to Success Business College in Regina and became a secretary and worked in the McCallum Hill building for an insurance company. After working in Regina, Sirena moved back to Midale to marry the love of her life, Don Westman on May 9, 1947. They rented their first farm and then bought a farm northeast of Midale. Sirena loved farm life. She had huge gardens and would can fruit and vegetables in the fall. She also loved flowers and had many varieties planted in the garden and around the house.
Sirena was an avid church goer and was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Midale since it opened in 1947. She also played the organ at St. Luke’s and received a plaque in recognition of playing organ for 40 years and continued playing for another 14 years.
On January 22, 1995 Don passed away after being married for 47 years. Sirena then lived in an apartment in Weyburn where she met Delbert Foote. They were married in 1999 and lived on Delbert’s farm northeast of Weyburn. They enjoyed dancing and belonging to the Weyburn Legion Darts club. They moved into Crocus Plains Villa in 2014. Delbert passed away March 17, 2016. In March 2021 Sirena moved to Weyburn Special Care Home and then to Tatagwa View Care Home.
~ We will always love and miss you Mom ~
A Funeral Service was held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from RD Family Funeral Chapel, Weyburn, SK with Pastor Victoria Mwamasika officiating. Pallbearers were: Ron Westman, Jim Westman, Jason Westman, Ray Morris, Rodger Kittelson and Dana Van Eyck. Interment followed at Westphalia Cemetery, Midale, SK.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, we all must abide by the province of Saskatchewan’s restrictions on public gatherings by limiting the number of people attending the service to 60 people.
For those wishing to join the family, please follow the live stream video by opening Sirena’s memorial page on RD Family Funeral Chapel’s website starting at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021.
For family and friends so wishing charitable donations in memory of Sirena may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, Unit #26, 1738 Quebec Avenue, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1V9.
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