KNIEVEL, Sylvester

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July 31, 1943

- July 23, 2010

KNIEVEL - Sylvester passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 23 at the age of 66 years in Estevan, Sask. from a 3 month battle of a brain tumor. Sylvester was born on July 31, 1943, the ninth child of eleven to Anton and Ena Knievel. Sylvester schooled at Pontmain,Tro Val and SAIT. Sylvester married Carol Mann of Wilkie on April 20, 1974 and they lived in Manning, AB for 4 years, moving to Bienfait, Sask. in 1978 and making Bienfait his home for 32 years. Sylvester was a loving husband to Carol, caring father to Anita (Tyson) of Estevan; Chris (Donna) of Saskatoon; Jeff of Regina; Adrian of Bienfait and precious Papa to Ashleigh and Sylvia. Sylvester was a wonderful brother to Ken (Barb) and Edward (Marlene), both of Trochu; Bob (Carol) of Redmond, Washington; Leo (Jan) of Granum; Gerald (Karen) of Camrose; Don (Angela) of Manning; Ann (Garf) of Somerset, Manitoba and Francis (Joyce) of Edmonton. Sylvester was predeceased by his Mom, Ena in 1975; Dad, Tony in 1997; sister Mary (2001) and brother George (2004). Funeral Mass was held at St. Monica RC Church in Bienfat July 30th. Cremation followed, with internment taking place in Bienfait.