Father Emil Sasges

Father Emil Sasges

Father Emil


Father Emil Sasges passed

from this life to eternity

on August 5, 2014.

He was born in Lake

Lenore, Saskatchewan

on February 6, 1931 and

moved with all his family

members to Vernon BC in 1937. He attended

school in Vernon before enrolling in the Seminary

of Christ the King. He was ordained a priest

for the Diocese of Kamloops in April 6, 1957

and served in several different parishes within

the diocese, including Sacred Heart Cathedral,

the parishes of Valemount and Blue River, the

parishes and missions of Ashcroft, Cache Creek,

Holy Family Parish, Kamloops, as well as Chase

and Logan Lake, St. Jude’s parish and missions in

100 Mile House. He retired from active ministry

in 2012. For the past two years he called the

Immaculate Heart of Mary Shrine Centre, Cache

Creek, his home.

He is survived by his sisters Helen (Ray)

Donovan and Agnes (Larry) Streeter, of Vernon,

and numerous nieces and nephews. He was

predeceased by his parents as well as his brothers

Reinhart, Aloysies (Al), Jerome, and Norbert,

their wives, as well as his nephews Darryl in 2013

and Brennan in 2012.

Prayers for Fr. Emil will be recited in Sacred

Heart Cathedral, 3rd Avenue and Nicola Street,

Kamloops on Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m. The

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday,

August 13th at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow

in the priest’s plot in Hillside Cemetery.

A reception will follow in St. Anne’s Academy

Gym, Kamloops.

Service arrangements are entrusted to Schoening

Funeral Service, Kamloops, B.C.,


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