Mrs. Doreen Linda Schell of North Battleford, SK passed away peacefully after a short, courageous battle with cancer Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at the Battlefords Union Hospital at the age of 63 years.
Doreen is lovingly remembered by her husband Kim Schell, her children Pam(Marc)Shapiro, Karen(Jesse)Ryalls, Matthew(Heather)Jacek, Kipp(Georgia)Schell and Danae Schell; grandchildren Naomi, Saige, Aurelia, Charlotte, Sawyer, Flynn, Uzzie, Elkin and Eli; brothers Tony(Patti)Grabowski, and Tim(Lori)Grabowski; sister in law Renee Woytiuk; father in law Bill Schell as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Doreen is predeceased by her parents Peter and Doris Grabowski and her mother in law Helen Schell.
Doreen was born on January 8, 1955 in Saskatoon, SK. She graduated from ED Feehan high school in 1972 and shortly after she went on to study and become a dental assistant in 1974. A profession in which she worked until her retirement in 2016. Doreen lived in Saskatoon all her life, but moved to North Battleford, SK in 2012 after marrying Kim. She loved to garden, cook, collect antiques and spend time with her family. She was a very nurturing and generous woman and was always willing to help others. She was the type of person that could meet a new friend anywhere she went.
The family wishes to thank the staff on the Neuro 6300 ward at RUH as well as the staff at BUH Palliative Care ward for your care and compassion during this difficult time. In accordance with Doreen’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Instead there will be a private family memorial. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to BUH Hospital Foundation- Palliative Care Unit. Po Box 1358, North Battleford, SK, S9A 3L8. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Trevor Watts of Eternal Memories Funeral Service & Crematorium