(Thomas) Roger Heard — husband, father, grandfather, teacher, mentor, sportsman, actor, and friend took his final curtain call at home on February 23, 2019. His love and devotion to his wife, Valerie, and his children Lise, Victoria, and Thom was evident in every aspect of his life. As an educator, he touched the lives of thousands of students in three provinces and on two continents. As a regular fixture on Saskatoon stages, he appeared in both amateur and professional productions, as well as murder mysteries and a late-life modeling career that saw him larger-than-life on local billboards. He was a fiercely intelligent man who started every day with the puzzle section of the newspaper. A prodigious reader and life-long learner, he was always pleased to share his knowledge and insight with others. He will be greatly missed by his family and all those who knew him. A favourite review of one of his roles also provides a wonderful testament to his wit and humour in life: “Heard was hilarious”.
Obituaries / Life Stories
What if low-cost funerals were a promise and not just a slogan? At Cherished Memories – it is a promise. Kevin Martens began working in funeral service alongside his father while still in high school. After graduating in 1994, he decided to move to Alberta and embark on his funeral service career. Kevin took his funeral director and embalmer training in Alberta through Mount Royal College and earned the award for the Highest Academic Standing. He was licensed as a funeral director and an embalmer in 1998.
Kevin, along with his wife Charmaine have 4 boys. They are very involved in the community including sporting activities, church and municipal politics where Kevin serves as Deputy Mayor. They started Cherished Memories in 2006 with a mission to serve families with compassion and complete honesty while providing the lowest costs in the area.
Some Funeral Homes claim to be low-cost, but for Cherished Memories it is a promise – not just a slogan. Contact Kevin & Charmaine for compassionate, honest and transparent services and fees. They have saved families thousands of dollars. Cherished Memories – pushing the boundaries of tradition.