Agnes Jeanett Small of Biggar, Sk was the youngest in a family of five children to Tony and Lena Ochs. She started school at Standard School and moved to Landis School in 1948. She stayed with Hugh Woodworth and worked for Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Gerow as an operator at the Telephone Office. She then stayed with Ben Ochs for her last two years. She graduated in 1956 in a BIG class of 1! Agnes and her sister Pauline moved to Regina where they worked at the Grey Nuns Hospital as a telephone operator and ward clerk.
Agnes and Allan Small we’re married July 11, 1957. They lived in Estevan and sons David and Greg were born. They moved to Edam and daughter, Leila and son Dwayne were born. After several moves, they settled in Landis to raise their family.
Tragically, David passed away in 1972 and Allan passed away in 1976. Agnes persevered and worked at the Landis Coop and Village Office. Agnes moved to Biggar in 1996. She worked part time, volunteered at New Horizons and St. Gabriel Church. Agnes loved to dance. She enjoyed coffee with friends and family, grandchildren and great grandchildren, carpet bowling, scrabble and was our historian.
Agnes passed away peacefully on September 25, 2020 at the age of 82 years. She is survived by three children: son, Greg (Donna) of Edson, AB and children Chelsea (Greg) and children Robyn and Jake, Chantelle (Dave) and children Tanner and Alyssa, Nathan (Nina) and children Molly and Kenny, Alanna (Tom),and Cassianna; daughter, Leila (Ian) of Regina, SK and children Angela, and Nicole and children Aliyah and Brooklyn; son, Dwayne (Connie) of Grandora, SK children Dylan and Tessa (Alec) child Kayden; sister, Pauline Leibel, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family. She was predeceased by parents, Tony and Lena; husbands Allan and Les, son, David, brothers Martin and Bernard, and sister Betty.
Huge thank you to Home Care, Biggar Hospital staff and dear friends!
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