The family of the late Vance Bohn sadly announce his passing on September 1, 2021 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre.
A Funeral Service for Vance Bohn, age 75 years of Ebenezer, will be held on Wednesday, at 10:30 am from the Ebenezer Baptist Church with Pastor Don Timmons officiating.
Interment will follow in the Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Vance may be made to the Ebenezer Baptist Church Memorial Fund or the Good Spirit Bible Camp.
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Vance Bohn, a farmer by vocation and by love, died after a short battle with cancer on September 1, 2021 at the age of 75.Vance was the eldest child born to Reinhold and Edna Bohn (nee Patzer), on May 22, 1946. He lived one year on a farm east of Ebenezer and then the family moved to Ebenezer village where he lived, went to school and farmed with his dad. Vance was an entrepreneur from an early age, leaving school after his grade 9 year to pursue farming. At 16 he began acquiring land and cattle with the support of his uncles and dad. At 19, Vance began breeding Charolais cattle which he imported from France. Vance’s progressive approach to farming and willingness to take risks was evident throughout his career. Vance married Ardice Yanke on November 18, 1972. They built a home on a farm west of Ebenezer where they raised two daughters, whom he adored, and lived until his passing. Vance was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed many hobbies over his lifetime including working with horses, playing hockey, curling, snowmobiling, fishing, bird hunting, playing board games, ‘supervising’ in the kitchen, traveling and gardening. Vance had a strong, practical faith and was very involved in his home church, serving as a trustee and usher for many years, and volunteering on the building committee and church board. Vance was known for his welcoming smile, mischievous antics, generous nature, and gift of hospitality. He was always more than willing to lend a hand. Vance treasured his family including his 6 beloved grandchildren. He found no greater pleasure than having everyone together at the farm on special occasions.
Vance is predeceased by his parents, Reinhold and Edna Bohn; an infant brother who died at birth; his father and mother-in-law, Elmer and Rosene Yanke and a sister-in-law, Marilyn Bergen. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Ardice of Ebenezer; daughters, Cheryl (Allan) Andringa of Beaumont, AB, Jennifer (Roger) Angove of Yorkton, SK; six grandchildren, Morgan, Tanner and Lincoln Andringa, and Greyson, Charlotte and Fergus Angove; a sister, Carolyn (Ivahn)Dockter of Rochester, MN; a brother, Dale (Judy) Bohn of Ebenezer, SK. Brother-in-laws Robert Bergen of Saskatoon, Arden (Sharon) Yanke of Yorkton, Sk; a sister-in-law Janice (Brent) Kirk of Edmonton, as well as many nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by his friends, family and all that knew him.
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