January 30, 2016 1:20 pm

La Loche shooting victim Marie Janvier’s funeral to be held Saturday

Marie Janvier was one of four people killed in a deadly school shooting in La Loche, Sask. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.


The funeral for Marie Janvier, one of the La Loche shooting victims, will be held Saturday at a local church.

Janvier was shot eight days ago when a 17-year-old boy entered the La Loche Community School where she worked and opened fire.

She had only started working at the school in September as a teacher’s aide.

Friends said she planned to get her teaching degree someday.

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Janvier is being remembered as a loving person with compassion for peoples and animals.

“She was a rare gem, a precious soul, a spirit without bounds,” her obituary on the Morning Glory Funeral Services website read.

The service will be at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Visitation Church in La Loche. Her family is asking for people to make donations to La Loche Community School in lieu of sending flowers.

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Services for the other three victims will be held next week.

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