August 8, 1951 – February 5, 2019
It is with heavy hearts, that we share the passing of Brian Donald McMillan, who left this world peacefully on February 5, 2019 at the Humboldt District Hospital. He was 67 yeas old. Brian was born on August 8, 1951, to Rodney and Lorraine (nee Therres) McMillan, in Humboldt, SK. He grew up on their farm east of Pilger and attended Colorado/Pilger School. Brian worked at various occupations throughout his life, with the most recent at CNH New Holland in Saskatoon, until his retirement. Brian will be best remembered for his love of animals and the outdoors. Growing up on the farm, Brian spent much of his time outside. He was well-known to return home after a long day of exploring, with his dogs in tow and usually some sort of stray animal, from foxes, birds, and mice to even skunks. Brian will also be remembered for the love of his family, inquisitive mind, and his love of sports, especially his lifelong passion of the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Montreal Canadians. Brian was known as a trickster and loved to play practical jokes on everyone he met. He enjoyed watching old western and war movies, and listening to music, especially country, his favourites being Elvis and Johnny Cash. Brian is lovingly remembered by his 5 daughters: Lisa (Perry) Demers, Leanne (Scott) Kirsch, Sharrae, Sierra, and Chelan McMillan; his partner and best friend Vicki Meyer (Peter Nussey); mother Lorraine McMillan; brothers Neil McMillan, Glen (Colleen) McMillan, Lynn McMillan (Laura Haye), and Darren McMillan; grandchildren: Steven (Ashley) Demers, Gregory Demers (Jolene Lang), Ashley Demers, Alyssa Kirsch and Cameron Kirsch; nieces and nephews including Clinton McMillan, Evan McMillan, Stephanie Charlton, Benjamin McMillan, Richard and Melissa Winters, Alison, Jacob, and Clare Haye. Brian is predeceased by his father Rodney McMillan; and brother, Patrick McMillan. As per Brian’s wishes a private funeral service was held at Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral Chapel on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., celebrated by Fr. Joseph Salihu. Others taking part were: Ashley Demers and Stephanie Charlton, scripture readers; Chelan McMillan, intentions. Honorary pallbearers were “All those who shared in Brian’s life.” Active pallbearers were Steven Demers, Gregory Demers, Cameron Kirsch, Clinton McMillan, Evan McMillan and Benjamin McMillan. Interment followed at St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Pilger District, SK. Memorial Donations may be directed to the children of Brian McMillan Trust Fund c/o P.O. Box 107
St. Gregor, SK S0K 3X0.
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Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral Chapel - Humboldt, Saskatchewan