Lorne Fandrey

April 16, 1931 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 90)


Lorne Lincoln Fandrey passed away peacefully at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Esterhazy, SK on Friday October 8, 2021 at the age of 90 years.

 Lorne was born on April 16, 1931 in Yorkton, SK; he was the oldest son of Ed and Olga (Patzer) Fandrey. He grew up on the family farm near Ebenezer and he attended Langeau School.

Lorne met Grace (nee Hoffman) and they married on June 25, 1955, this union was blessed with four daughters.

 Lorne spent most of his life on the family farm which he dedicated to his Angus cattle which eventually became Bryterion Angus.  He had a great love of horses as well.

Lorne’s greatest accomplishment was when he travelled by train to Toronto to attend the Toronto Royal Fair in 1972 where he won Grand Champion Angus Bull.  He was the first person from Western Canada to win this prize.  He attended many Agribition’s in Regina as well as local cattle shows which he enjoyed. This provided him with the opportunity to visit with his many friends in the cattle industry.

 After Lorne dispersed his herd he moved on to his next adventure which was to find the perfect team of horses for his wagons.

 In 2013 Lorne and Grace retired from the family farm and moved into Yorkton, he enjoyed his coffee row, sports days and going fishing.

 Lorne was predeceased by his parents Ed and Olga Fandrey. He leaves to mourn his loss and celebrate his life his wife of 66 years Grace, his daughters Brenda (Les) Froh, Tye (Kelsey), Chance (Kaylee); Lenore Petryshe, Ashley (Joel) Marce, Taylor; Karen (Gale) Blischak, Cole, Madison (Andrew); Sherry (Darryl) Wardle, Carson and Kade; three great-grandchildren Ava and Braelyn Froh , Aria Marce; brothers Arlan (Marlene) Fandrey,  and Ken (Karen) Fandrey; sister Daphne Wilson; as well as many nieces, nephews and good friends.

The service to celebrate Lorne's life will be live streamed at 1:50 pm please click onto the link provided to view the service  You do not need a Facebook account to view the service. 

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Funeral Service
October 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Christie's Funeral Home and Crematorium
121 Palliser Way
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N4C6

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