Myrtle was born in Turtleford to parents Ida and Oscar Mathieson on January 4, 1936. She grew up in Robinhood, Sask with siblings Inez, Harry, Morris and Clarence. She loved the farm and was an extremely hard worker. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Susan (Ron) McClean, Debbie (Neil) Bostock and John Vargo as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She passed away in Saskatoon, Sk on September 30, 2018 after a lengthy battle with Dementia. At her request there will be private celebration of her life.