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Kevin passed away June 17, 2022 at the age of 66 at his home in Sorensen Beach. He was predeceased by his parents Alvin and Irene and brother Dale; his mother-in-law and father-in-law Walter and Frieda Eichorst and brother-in-law Bill Eichorst. Kevin will be missed by his wife Elizabeth; sisters-in-law Yvonne, Kathy and Leah (John); half-brothers Leroy and Doug and many nieces and nephews. Kevin was born on July 1, 1955 in Moose Jaw and raised on the family farm near Duval, Saskatchewan and took his schooling in Duval and Strasbourg.
In 1992 he met Elizabeth Eichorst on a blind date arranged by a mutual friend. On their dinner date, they were surprised at the long line-ups at the restaurant. Neither of them realized it was Valentine’s Day. That sealed their relationship and they were married that same year. While Kevin always said he was farming since the day he could walk, he and Dale worked together with their father on the farm until his passing. When Kevin and Dale assumed control of the family farm they expanded it into a large grain enterprise. For relaxation Kevin and Elizabeth spent their time at Sorensen Beach and in 2007 they built their retirement home at the Lake and moved there permanently in 2012. Kevin and Dale sold the operation and retired in 2013.
Kevin was community minded and had close relationship with many relatives, neighbours, and friends who, throughout his life, became like brothers – you know who you are. For a number of years, he and Elizabeth enjoyed their winter home in Florida and travel excursions to many parts of Canada, USA, an