ROWAT, Sally Kathleen (nee Langlands)
Born May 31, 1941 (Powell River, BC)
– Died May 27, 2014 (Winnipeg, MB)
It is with deepest sadness and heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of our mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend. Sally K. Rowat at the age of 72 at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her parents, Kathleen (Kay) and Robert (Bobby) Langlands and her husband Charlie (Chuck) Rowat.
Sally is survived by her daughter Kelly (Mike Plochl) and son Shane (Lisa) and granddaughter Lanee Grace, her brother Dr. Robert Langlands (Charolotte), her sister Mary Fran McArthur (Ralph Clasby) in-laws – Mac & Carol, Derek & Jo-Anne, Russ & Linda and numerous nieces and nephews. Sally was a long time teacher starting her career in B.C. and coming to Dryden and teaching for St. Joseph’s Separate School Board and finishing off her teaching career as teacher diagnostician and as an outside consultant to the Wabigoon First Nations Band. Sally was an active member of the community throughout the years including serving as Councillor for the Township of Barclay 1992 – 1997 and the City of Dryden from 1998 – 2000. She was an active member in the local Go-Getters Seniors Club. Sally enjoyed many hobbies, games of all kinds. She was passionate playing and learning all she could about Bridge and she so thrilled to have played in the Senior Games. Sally had a zest for life, touched many lives, loved her family, friends and extended American family whole-heartedly. She has left a hole in many lives. Funeral Mass was held on Monday June 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Al Campeau officiating. Interment of ashes followed in the Dryden Cemetery. If friends so desire, donation may be made to the Lanee Rowat Education Fund or the DRHC Room Refurbishing through the Dryden Community Funeral Home 249 Grand Trunk Ave., Dryden ON P9N 2X3