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RICHARD A. PATAPOW
Date of Passing: Sep 30, 2017Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
RICHARD A. PATAPOW 1955 2017 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father and grandfather, Richard Patapow. Peacefully, on Saturday September 30, at the age of 62, Richard was set free. Richard will be deeply missed by his family; his son Rick (Ealisha) Patapow; his daughter Michelle (Stephen) Towle; brother Leonard "Buck"; nephews, Dan Smiley and Braydon Patapow; niece Jackie Patapow and all of his grandchildren, A.J., Madison, Matthew, Kaitlyn and Carley. Richard was predeceased by his mother Jaqueline; father Alexander and his sister Linda. The family would like to thank all of Richard's friends and co-workers for their support and help in this difficult time. Also our gratitude to the wonderful staff on the 3rd floor at Concordia Hospital for the excellent care that Richard received. A memorial service for Richard will be held on Tuesday October 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street with a celebration of life to follow the service at another location. A private family interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a donation on behalf of Richard can be made to a charity of choice.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 07, 2017
Condolences & Memories (4 entries)
Rick was an all around great guy..I've known him and his family for 40 yrs..he stood up for me when someone was hurting me..even tho he was in casts from going thru a tornado. .I never forgot that..rest easy IckyRey. .as I called him. .he was also lovingly known as Papasan to his buddies at the Marion Hotel..there was another nickname. .I knew it last week 😢 .. I will miss you Rick xoxoxoxo Love Jamie - Posted by: Jamie Ziegler ( Extended Family) on: Oct 09, 2017
WE are very sorry to hear that Rick is no longer with us. We offer support to his family and brother "Buck" in whatever is needed. Love and light go out to all. Eileen and Gyll - Posted by: Eileen and Gyll Ziegler (Friend of the family) on: Oct 09, 2017
I met Rick in 1978. He was an easy, happy kinda guy. I am so sorry for your Family loss, a Brother, A Father, an Uncle, a grandfather, a co-worker, and a friend. He was a good guy that will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace Rick ❤️🙏🏻 - Posted by: Cindy (Chartrand) Smith (Family Friend) on: Oct 08, 2017
Ken and I will always remember Papason spent many hours talking with Him and enjoyed every minute of it He will forever be in our hearts....Hugs to all - Posted by: susan hogue (friend ) on: Oct 08, 2017
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