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Mavis (Elder) Laughren

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Mavis A. Laughren formerly Elder
Born 1930s.
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Died 2000s.
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2017
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Mavis was born in 1930. She passed away in 2009. [1]


  1. Personal recollection of events witnessed by Sheryle Laughren as remembered 12 Sep 2017.

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On 14 Sep 2017 at 14:24 GMT Nancy Elder wrote:

I'm researching ELDER names in Crail, Fife, Scotland, posting notes on my Freepages at

Some Y-DNA kits in MAINE category from ELDER DNA RESULTS CHART with origins in FIFE posted at

---Nancy Elder Petersen, Host, ELDER DNA project at

On 13 Sep 2017 at 15:45 GMT Nancy Elder wrote:

FAIRBAIRN Family Tree by Wendy Fairbairn in at

Robert Dunn Elder — Birth 06 FEB 1899 • St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland — Death 1980 • Saskatoon, SK — Married — Sara Gjertina Bagne — Birth 10 AUG 1895 • Gary, Norman, MN — Death APR 1986 • Saskatoon, SK

His father — James Albert Elder — (photo) -- Birth 28 SEP 1855 • Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland — Death MAR 1933 • Saskatoon, SK

His father — Charles Elder — Birth ABT. 1822 • Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland — Death 24 MAR 1891 • Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

On 13 Sep 2017 at 14:03 GMT Nancy Elder wrote:

More from Obituary -- Mavis was predeceased by her father and mother Robert and Sarah Elder and brother, Marvin Elder. Mavis graced this world, Oct. 18, 1930 in Saskatoon, SK. In 1934, as a small child she moved with her family to a homestead near Shell Lake, where she attended Ferrisdale School until 1941 when they moved backed to Saskatoon. In 1945 Mavis met her future husband Gerry they wed in 1948. In 1956 the family moved to New Westminster, BC, on to Calgary in 1957, spent the next 20 years in Swift Current and district at which time they moved to a farm near Blaine Lake. In 2004 Mavis and Gerry moved into the village of Krydor. Mavis spent her younger years knitting, sewing clothes and wedding dresses for the 5 girls in the family ....MORE

On 13 Sep 2017 at 14:01 GMT Nancy Elder wrote:

This looks like the same person, obituary posted at

Mavis Arlyne Laughren 1930-2009 With her loving husband of 61 years by her side Mavis slipped peacefully away December 31, 2009 at the Rosthern Hospital. Mavis's strong quiet presence will be sadly missed by her loving children; Barry Laughren (Shirley) of Langley, BC, Darlene Watson (Orval) of Drayton Valley, AB, Sheryle Powley of Krydor, Wanda Laughren of Blaine Lake, Esther Laughren (Mervin) of La Ronge, SK and Kim Langan (Sam) of Kamsak, SK, 18 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren. Also left to mourn is her brother Don Elder (Donna) of Saskatoon and sister-in-law Katherine Pauthier (Paul) of Calgary. Mavis was predeceased by her father and mother....More

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