Annie Marie Kayter (nee Anton) passed away in Regina on Wednesday December 27, 2017 at the age of 88. She was predeceased by her husband Tony, brothers Andy Anton and Joe Anton, sisters Helen Nameth, Julia Kayter and Betty Olinger. She is survived by her daughter Anne (Merv) Thurmeier of Red Deer AB; son Tony (Cheryl) Kayter of Moose Jaw and sister Eva Lorencz of Regina. Also left to cherish her memory are five grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Karrie (Stephen) Kelleher- Summer, Sasha & Scarlett; Joel (Jodi) Thurmeier- Reese, Jacob & Ellis all of Calgary; Steven (Tanya) Thurmeier- Iris & Wyatt from Fernie BC; Joleen (Kyle) Lichtenwald- Carter, Beckett, Brielle & Calla; Michelle (Tim) Dodd- Mason, Everett & Eden all of Moose Jaw.
Annie was born July 31, 1929 north of Cupar and married Tony on November 21, 1946. They farmed the family homestead near Cupar for 44 years. She was an excellent homemaker and worked briefly in retail and as a care aide at Shalom in Cupar. Annie and Tony retired to Regina in 1993 and later lived in Wintergreene Estates. Annie’s final months were at Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home.
She was an excellent and exceptional cook and meticulous house keeper. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and they all loved “Cookie Grandma” as well. Annie enjoyed country music and eagerly participated in games of chance. She was a lifetime member of the CWL, loved going to Manitou Springs for weekends in the summer, doing word search challenges, keeping abreast of world news and enjoying square dancing while she could. Her legacy will be the delicious recipes that continue to be family favorites.
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Christ the King R.C. Parish Church, 3239 Garnet Street, Regina SK.