William (Bill) Gary Schur entered eternal rest on January 24, 2020 at the Preeceville Hospital at the age of 91. He was born on April 9, 1928 in the Endeavor district of Saskatchewan; the son of Stephen and Edna (nee Cherniec) Schur.
William attended Normal School in Saskatoon in 1948-49, then returned to Endeavor to teach. While teaching in Endeavour he met his future wife, who was also a teacher, Beatrice Lecuik from Ituna, SK. They married on August 15, 1954. William then taught at various other rural schools while continuing his studies during spring and summer sessions. On October 25, 1975 William was awarded a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan. He taught as an Industrial Arts teacher at Lanigan Central High school until his retirement.
William leaves behind to cherish his memory three children: Chantel (Tom) Derbyshire, Janet Schur, James (Eileen) Schur and their daughter Alexis. He will be sadly missed by his brother Lawrence Schur and sister, Evelyn Luhning. William will also be missed by numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
William will fondly be remembered as having a quick wit and quick with a smile by family, friends and students.
Interment will follow in the Schur Family Plot in the Endeavour Community Cemetery.
Memorials in memory of William may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Endeavour.
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