Chantel Schur-Derbyshire beloved wife of Tom Derbyshire of Saskatoon passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2020 at the age of fifty years.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 25 at 1:00pm from the Chapel of Preeceville Funeral Home with Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant officiating. The Interment will take place at the Schur Family Plot in the Endeavour Community Cemetery.
Chantel Nadine Schur-Derbyshire was born on October 6, 1969 in Melfort, Saskatchewan; the daughter of William and Beatrice (nee Leciuk) Schur. Raised in Lanigan, SK, she attended Lanigan High School, attended University of Calgary and then received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Arts from the University of Saskatchewan in 1997.
Chantel met her husband Tom in Lanigan, SK and they were married on June 5, 2004 at Elk Ridge Resort near Waskesiu, Prince Albert National Park, in northern Saskatchewan.
Chantel loved winter sports, participating in figure skating in her younger years. She was also one of the first female zamboni drivers in rural Saskatchewan when she took on the job of rink caretaker for the Lake Lenore Skating Rink. She was very proud of establishing a business venture, with her sister Janet, in Marysburg, SK. Cobblestone & Kettle was a tea house and bed and breakfast running out of a heritage house they moved onto the property and then renovated by themselves.
Chantel had a passion for creative endeavors. She had a flair for photography, painting with water colors and glass artwork. Her true passion was pottery and she took many classes with her father Bill. Chantel also loved to bake and was well known for baking fabulous cheesecakes and desserts. Chantel also had a huge soft spot in her heart for cats. Her fur-babies were a constant source of comfort and joy in her life.
Chantel entered eternal rest on February 25, 2020 in Saskatoon at Royal University Hospital at the age of 50. Chantel leaves behind to cherish her memory and celebrate her life her loving husband Tom and siblings Janet and James (Eileen) of Lanigan. She will be sadly missed by numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Memorial donations in memory of Chantel may be made to the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan as gifts of remembrance.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Preeceville Funeral Home.
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Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan
200-4545 Parliament Avenue, Regina SK S4W 0G3