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Neil George Wakelam of Regina passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on May  14th 2018 at the age of 61. Neil was an avid horticulturist and his green thumb will be greatly missed by his friends and family. Neil was predeceased by his parents Fred and Mary and his nephew Jordan. He is lovingly remembered by his partner in life Joan Kilbride, children Jackie (Jaret) Wakelam of Red Deer, Ashlee (Ken) Wakelam of McLean, Michael (Andrea) Kilbride of Regina, and Joel (Jessica) Kilbride of Regina, Grandchildren Liam, Parker, Emma, Michael, Madison, Issabelle and Vienna, 3 brothers Lorne (Shelley), Wayne (Janice), and Glenn (Jackie), as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. A special thank you to the ICU staff at St. Paul’s hospital in Saskatoon. A private service will be held at a later date, in lieu of flowers we ask that a donation be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association and/or a tree/perennial be planted in his memory.