Michael Kurt of Balgonie passed away with his daughter in law
Michelle by his side on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the age of 72. Michael was predeceased by his wife Valerie; son Ian; mother and father Bernard and Sheelagh.
Michael was born on March 15, 1945 in Edmonton, AB. He grew up in Assiniboia. He met the love of his life Valerie Otten and they moved to Balgonie in 1974 and then were married on July 19, 1975. They made their home in Balgonie and raised their five children. Mike was an iron worker for many years before retiring. In his spare time, he enjoyed restoring cars with his son Mickey and hunting and fishing with sons Kevin and Sean. He loved sharing his vast knowledge of the outdoors with his granddaughters Neleah and Amera.
Volunteering was an important part of Mike’s life, he volunteered with Ducks Unlimited, Regina and Estevan Wildlife Federation Youth Camps as well as the Regina Wildlife Federation. He was rewarded with an honorary life membership for his services with the Regina Wildlife Federation.
Michael is survived by his children Mickey Schauenberg of Regina, Kevin (Tara) Schauenberg of Moose Jaw, Sean (Michelle) Schauenberg of Regina and Bonnie (Robin) Mosiman of White City; grandchildren Neleah and Amera Schauenberg and Bailey Mosiman; siblings Linda (Vern) Opperman, Tony Schauenberg, Kevin (Sharon) Schauenberg, Tim (Shirley) Schauenberg, Stephen (Shannon) Schauenberg and Wendy Schauenberg as well as many other family members and friends.
A Celebration of Michael’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the Balgonie Multiplex, Balgonie, SK. The family would like to give a very special thank you to the doctors and nurses on units 3A and 3B at the Pasqua Hospital, the Allan Blair Cancer Clinic and the William Booth Special Care Home for their loving care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ducks Unlimited.