Sadly, we announce the passing of Charles Frederick Ames on July 8, 2022. Chuck was born May 1, 1932, in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan to Adella and Freedus Ames. He and his family, including 3 brothers, grew up in the Eyebrow area before moving to Moose Jaw. He spent his youth playing with his brothers and friends, delivering papers for the Times Herald, and later graduated from A.E Peacock Collegiate. On July 25 1953, he married the love of his life Elizabeth Good (Beth). Their early years as a married couple brought them 4 children (Nancy, Barbara, Robert, and Susan) and several different addresses across Canada. These moves brought many memories and lifelong friendships. They returned to Moose Jaw in 1968 to help with Beth’s family’s farm and to continue raising their children. Along with farming, he worked as a Medical Laboratory Technologist and commuted to Regina working for the Saskatchewan Government up until his retirement. Once the grandchildren arrived, Beth and Chuck jumped in and quickly solidified their status as the “best”. They hosted Michelle and Melissa in the summers and holidays and enjoyed spending time with Rachelle and Vanessa who lived in Moose Jaw. He was not just a Grandpa, but a best friend. Beth and Chuck were active in their community and Zion United Church. Chuck volunteered in activities such as the Saskatchewan Summer Games, delivering Meals on Wheels, and for several other organizations. He was involved in the Canadian Club, Saskatchewan Senior’s Mechanism and his professional body of retirees. He was a wonderful father, an engaged grandfather and great grandfather, a loyal friend and cherished relative. He taught us to be giving of ourselves and our time and the importance of slowing down and being present to those around us. His loss is tremendous, but we take comfort in knowing he is reunited with his wife Beth and son Robert. He was also predeceased by his parents, brothers Rex, Keith, and Allan; sisters/brother in-laws, son-in-law Brian Kay, Cheryl Marud, and many other close family members and friends. Lovingly remembered by Nancy (Ken) Young and their children Rachelle Foster (Anthony) & Vanessa DeGagne (Benoit); Barbara Ames, and Susan Ames (Trevor Williams). Robert’s daughters Michelle Marud and Melissa Tysowski (Kevin) and great grandchildren Josh, Alizabeth, Troy, Brigitte and Paige; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. We will never forget the lessons you taught us, your giving nature, your thoughtful letters and your warm smile. You will be missed every day. . A Celebration of Chuck’s Life will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 1:30PM at Zion United Church, 423 Main St N, Moose Jaw, SK. Reverend Tim Ellis will officiate.  In living memory of Charles, a memorial planting will be made by W.J. Jones & Son Funeral Home. Please sign the memorial register at website: (Obituaries).

Dayna Chamberlain, Funeral Director