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In loving memory of June Patricia Ryba June 10, 1938 – July 2, 2017 June Patrica Ryba was born June 10, 1938. She was born and raised in Arborfield, Saskatchewan and June was the eldest of 3 children to John Livingston (1966) and Eva Edwards (2008). After June graduated Grade 12 from Arborfield High School, she continued her education as a Graduate Nurse and she did her studies at the Holy Family Hospital in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Upon her training, June worked as a general nurse with children with challenging illnesses in the Moose Jaw Union Hospital. Furthering her nursing education, she studied as an Operating Room Nurse at The Lachine General Hospital in Quebec. June returned home and nursed in Craik, Saskatchewan and The Arborfield Union Hospital. In 1970 on March 28, June married Joseph. They moved to Aylsham and in 1976 they had one daughter, Jo-Lynn. June owned and operated a craft store in the town of Aylsham. J. R. Hobbies was a compilation of all her many talents such as custom picture framing, cake decorating, flower arranging, ceramics, and paper tole. June also instructed classes through the Cumberland Regional College. Among all her other talents, June was a beautiful pianist. She played piano and organ at her church accompanying the choir and she was often asked to play at many local functions. June was an active and major contributor to the Town of Aylsham. Her community involvement was extensive, June was a Board member for the Pineview lodge for 15 years, she was a volunteer Director for the Nipawin Exhibition Association, Arborfield and Aylsham Horticultural societies, volunteer Secretary/ Treasurer for numerous committees and associations and a Volunteer School Librarian at the Aylsham Elementary School, just to name a few. Joseph and June lived in Aylsham until 1997 and then moved to Arborfield, where they bought a house right next door to June’s mother. Joseph passed away in 2006 and in 2008 June suffered from a cerebral hemorrhage and made the move to Saskatoon to be closer to her daughter and son-in-law. June was strong willed and she was fiercely independent. It was at this time that June’s inner strength shone through, she persevered through extensive rehab and regained her independence going on to live independently until 2016. During those years, June devoted all her time to her daughter and son in law and a beautiful mother/daughter friendship flourished. In 2012 she welcomed her first and only grandchild, Emma June Yvonne Witt, who was her pride and joy. In March 2016, June once again suffered from another cerebral hemorrhage only this time it robbed her of her independence and she had no choice but to move to a long-term care facility. She resided at Oliver Lodge in Saskatoon up until her passing. June was a loving mother, a doting Nana, a supportive sister and a kind and compassionate friend. She will be remembered for her smile that lit the room, her contagious laughter and humor, her never ending crochet and knitting projects she always was working on, her loving hugs that made you feel so special and loved and how she always thought of others before herself. June’s family was her pride and joy and she lit up whenever she was around her granddaughter Emma. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew her. June was preceded in death by her husband Joe in 2006. June is survived by her daughter Jo-Lynn (Bryan), her granddaughter Emma, her sister Marg (Wayne), her brother Richard (Anne), and many nieces and nephews.