James Durant, 84 years, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2022, at Glengarda Hospice in Saskatoon surrounded by family.
He is survived by his wife Joan (Moren) of 62 years, sons Randy (Sandra) and Bradley (Marjory), Sister Betty (Dennis) Romaniuk, sisters-in-law Donna and Betty Durant, and Donna Miller, Grandchildren Crystal, Tyler, Angela and Emma Durant, Great Grandchildren Addison and Logan Chahley, and Wyatt Durant.
James was preceded in death by his parents Evelyn and Earl Durant, and brothers Earl Jr. and Doug Durant.
Jim’s career in Case, parts, and service began in 1960 when he was employed at Campbell’s Service Station in Quill Lake. From there the family moved to Cudworth in 1967, where he was employed at Saxinger Motors. Further job opportunities took them to Nipawin, Tisdale, and finally Regina where he was employed at Redhead Equipment until his retirement in 2000.
Following retirement, Jim and Joan moved to the family acreage at Quill Lake, and then to Martensville in 2015.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, June 23, at 2:00 p.m. in the Quill Lake Town Hall with internment to follow at the Quill Lake Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Quill Lake Cemetery Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.
My condolences to you Randy, Sandra and your family. May you find strength in your memories. 🙏🙏
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
We will not be able to attend on the 23 but will remember Uncle Jim always for his big heart and his infectious smile.
So sorry to lose Uncle Jim. We had a lot of good times together. My sincerest condolences to Aunt Joan, Randy, Bradley and there families.
I can’t pick a favourite memory, there are so many! Jim, your way of making anything fun, and memorable will forever remain…. and I Thank You for your Wonderful Hugs, letting me use the Ridem’ Lawn Mower in the storm at “Gracious Living” in Quill, our road trips together, Valley Plain & Manitou. Your gentle loving ways will be missed as much as your spirit 😢 play the spoons Jimmy♥️
Joan, Randy & Bradley, family and friends of JD, hugs and love to you all as we grieve the loss of such a Special Man💝