William Bill McConnell

Obituary of William Bill Thomas McConnell

William " Bill" McConnell


March 6, 1925 - July 17, 2022



William "Bill" Thomas McConnell late of Edam, SK, and formerly of Glaslyn, SK passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in Edam, SK at the age of 97 years.  Funeral Service was held on Monday July 25, 2022,  2:00pm at the Glaslyn Community Hall with Rev. Kun Kim officiating.  Interment followed in the Glaslyn Cemetery.  


Bill is lovingly remembered by:

His children:

Allan Granrude of Glaslyn, SK

Nancy (Mike) Cadrain of Glaslyn, SK

Cindy (Wayne) Zubiak, of Edmonton, AB

Todd McConnell (Celeste) of Glaslyn, SK

His grandchildren and great-grandchilren:

Deanna (Darrin) Zubiak of Vermilion, AB and children Ryder and Natalie

Tara (Dan) Thiessen of Saskatoon, SK and children Amber and Jordan

Angie Clifford of Vernon, BC and children Owen, Seth, and Sunny

Erin (Ryan) Gobolos of Edmonton, AB and children Amelia and Noah

Amie (Tyler) Grant of Edmonton, AB and children Aubrie and Declan

Shaun (Amy) McConnell of Saskatoon, SK

Chayse (Amanda) McConnell of Lloydminster, SK and daughter Haisley

Draden McConnell of Saskatoon, SK

His sisters-in-law:

Grace Pawliw of North Battleford, SK; Carol Kury of North Battleford, SK; Joyce McConnell of Fort McMurray, AB

Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Bill is predeceased by:

His parents Sara and Edward McConnell; his wife Joyce McConnell; his son David Granrude;

All his siblings:  George, Ellen, Bella, Ed, Bert, Howard, Roland; his in-laws Einar and Isabella Braaten.

Words can not express the feelings in our hearts.  We thank you for sharing in Bill’s celebration of life.  Thank you to all the family and friends for their condolences through calls, texts, and emails.  A special thank you to Drs. P Campbell and A Behnami, and all the Lady Minto staff in Edam for their wonderful care.  Thank you to the Catholic Ladies group for serving and cleaning up at the celebration luncheon.  To Tyler Mann of Saskatchewan Goose Company Lodge, thanks for accommodating us. Your thoughts and words of sympathy are greatly appreciated.

Donations may be made to the Lady Minto Health Centre, Edam, SK or to the Alzheimer Association of Saskatchewan in memory of Bill McConnell as tokens of remembrance.  


Family and friends wishing to send online condolences are welcome to visit www.beaulacfuneralhome.com

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Beau “Lac” Funeral Home and Crematorium, R. Mark Muir Funeral Director, Spiritwood, SK (306) 883-3500.


Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Monday, July 25, 2022
Glaslyn Community Hall
322 1st Ave
Glaslyn , Saskatchewan, Canada
Funeral Service


Glaslyn Cemetery
General Delivery
Glaslyn, Saskatchewan, Canada
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