Colleen Baudais (née Wilson) passed away unexpectedly on January 29 in Saskatoon, SK at the age of 64. Colleen will be loved and missed by her surviving: husband, Raymond Baudais; sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren: Tanner, Tracy (née Stucky) and Sarah, Tod, Nathalie (née Denis) and Liam, Brent, Amanda (née Piesinger), Bailey and Addison; brother, Dane Wilson, his wife Irene and their children, Mark and Alanna; and brother-in-law, Denis, his wife Joan and their children, Michael and Brian and their families. She was predeceased by her parents, Raymond Wilson (Winnipeg) and Dawn Gregg (Winnipeg). Colleen was born on March 23, 1952 in Winnipeg, MB. She welcomed her first son, Tanner, in 1971. She married Raymond in 1975. The couple welcomed Tod in 1977 and Brent in 1978. After moving to Domremy, SK, to return to a farming lifestyle, Colleen began working at the Minatinas ski area and later at the St. Louis rehabilitation centre. Her children remember her as an awesome mother who was open and kind. She always had a helping hand, a shoulder to cry on and an ear for listening. Colleen was a very talented and creative person. She would generously make gifts for friends and family including birthday cakes, doll clothes, and furniture for her grandchildren. She loved camping in the summer and skiing in the winter. She enjoyed fishing, swimming and cooking with her friends and family. She was a vivacious woman who loved life. A Service of remembrance will be held at the St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church in Domremy on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment of the Urn will follow in the St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Cemetery. Donations in Colleen’s memory can be directed to the Saskatchewan Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Marc Blondeau of Kushneryk Funeral Service, Wakaw, SK, 306-233-4403.
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