Jean Olivia Rutherford

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 13:49 PM

Jean Olivia Rutherford
September 29, 1931 – October 1, 2017

In loving memory of Jean Rutherford, age 86 years, who passed away peacefully Sunday October 1, 2017.

Jean is survived by her three wonderful children Rob (Debra) Rutherford of Dryden, ON, Janet Rutherford of Saskatoon, SK and Lori (Gervais) Simon of Flin Flon, MB.  She will be missed by grandchildren: Lynn Kivilahti (nee Rutherford), Jenelle Wakeman (nee Rutherford), Scott and Jessica Rutherford, Farrah (Soriano), Brad and Aaron Simon, Jonathan, Matthew and Joshua Kuemper, her brother-in-law Doug Rutherford of Saskatoon, SK and daughter-in-law Janet Rutherford (Mableson) of Kenora, ON. and their families.

She was predeceased by her husband Bruce; her son Jim of Kenora; loving parents Gordon and Olivia McConechy; brother Ken (Eileen) and her best friend and sister Helen Gordon.

Jean attended Haultain Elementary School and Technical Collegiate.  She married the love of her life Bruce in Vancouver on February 9, 1951.  She spent her life making a loving home for her family and later worked for Woolco.

A family memorial service and interment will be held at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Saskatoon, SK at a later date.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and will live in the hearts of the many people she helped.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made online or through the Stevens Funeral Home, P.O. Box 412, Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1.  Condolences may be posted at