It is with great sadness the family of Wilma Rose Mantell (née: Hudson) announces her passing on Saturday, April 27th, 2024, at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital in Moose Jaw, SK.

She was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Olein Hudson, and three brothers.  Wilma will be sadly missed by her husband of 64 years, Jack; daughter, Wanda (Mark) Tanner; son, Kevin (Brenda) Mantell; grandchildren: Derek Dejaegher (Allison and Penny), Sara Mantell (Jackson), and Logan Mantell (Danee); brother, Gordon (Jean) Hudson; sisters-in-law: Joyce Hudson, Dorothy Mantell, and Irene Mantell; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Wilma was born October 14th, 1938, and was raised on a farm 8 miles north of Moose Jaw, along with her 4 brothers.  On October 24th, 1959, she married Jack Mantell and they resided in Moose Jaw all their lives.  Wilma was a stay-at-home mom until she returned to the workforce, working at Sears where she made many lifelong friends.  She and Jack purchased a service station, known as Mantell's Self Serve and operated it for 17 years.

Wilma and Jack have had many friends over the years.  Much time was spent taking fishing trips in northern Saskatchewan, playing cards, dances at the Scout Hall, as well as travelling to numerous destinations.  They lived on 7th Ave NW for 45 years till 2010, when they moved to Timothy Eaton Gardens and made many friends.  In 2023, they moved to Chateau St. Michaels.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Dr Rininsland and the staff, nurses and doctors at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital, as well as Chateau St Michaels.  Your kindness and exceptional care did not go unnoticed.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 6th, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home.  Pastor Marvin Seaborg will officiate, and interment will take place at Sunset Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, donations in Wilma’s name may be made to STARS Air Ambulance, 2640 Airport Road, Regina, SK S4W 1A3. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane.  Cara Ashworth Funeral Director 306-693-4550