Verna TangjerdMay 14, 2017
On Sunday, May 14, 2017, Verna Tangjerd, age 82, passed away at the Herbert & District Integrated Facility, Herbert, SK. Verna Nancy Tangjerd was born March 27, 1935 in Springwater, SK to Albert & Ada Goring. She attended school in Springwater and took a Certified Nursing Assistant course in Oxbow, SK. She then worked at the Oxbow Union Hospital and Melville Nursing Home. Verna married Orvald Peder Tangjerd on November 14, 1953 at the United Church in Springwater. Together they raised five children, and time with her family was most precious to Verna. She proudly watched her children grow up and get married, and was thrilled when her grandchildren came along. Many fond memories were made together, especially at Christmas. She was a talented baker, buns and cinnamon buns were her specialty, and enjoyed watching cooking shows. She loved to sew, quilt, knit, and crochet. Verna was a truly special lady and will be missed by her family and friends. Verna leaves to cherish her memory her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; Linda Bridal, her children, Nancy (Pat) and baby coming in June, Wade (Rebecca) and their children (Xavier and Oliver), Kara-Lynn (Jeremy) and their children (Seth, Emery, and GraceLynn); Carolynn (Daryl) Aspinall, their children, Chad (Catina) and daughter (Alice), and Jason (Chantelle); Brad (Angie) Tangjerd, their children, Adria (Colin) and their children (Elissa and Drexil), Dustin, and Braeden; Myles (Dee Dee) Tangjerd, their children, Morgan (David) and Jenner; her son, (predeceased), Terry Tangjerd’s children, Tasha (Darwin) and their children (Levi, Keegan, and Teryn), Vaughn (Amber) and their children (Ashton, Arden, and Nicholas), Dustin (Megan) and their children (Hayley and Tayson), Tory, and Thayne; and by her sister, Eleanor (Morley) Ries. She was predeceased by her husband, Orvald Tangjerd; her son, Terry Tangjerd; her parents, Albert & Ada Goring; and by five sisters and two brothers. The Funeral Service for Verna Tangjerd was held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm from East Side Church of God, Swift Current, SK with Pastor Kevin Snyder officiating. “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Amazing Grace” were sung by the congregation with Nancy Peters serving as pianist. John 14:1-7 was read by Verna’s granddaughter, Morgan. The eulogy was given by Carolynn Aspinall and Tasha Tangjerd, followed by a photo presentation. The ushers in the church were Donna Brown and Pat Olson. The Interment Service was held Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm from the Melville Municipal Cemetery, Melville, SK. In memory of Verna Tangjerd, donations made to the Herbert & District Integrated Healthcare Auxiliary or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.