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Born: Sep 04, 1960

Date of Passing: Mar 15, 2013

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DONALD ANDRUSIAK Sadly, on March 15, 2013 Donald Andrusiak passed away after a lengthy illness. Donald was born on September 4, 1960 and spent his whole life in Sundown. He grew up helping his father work the family sawmill and planer before taking a job with the Department of Natural Resources as a forest fire fighter. Through his adult years, he tried his hand at various jobs before getting a truck and operating his own cattle hauling business. He was very proud of Don's Trucking and drove for years. He then became a bus driver for the Borderland School Division and an Educational Assistant. This position brought Donald great joy, he loved working with students until he was no longer able to as his own health began to decline. Donald is survived by his devoted wife Serena, his son Miles, sister Virginia Holden (Jim) and brother Julian (Joy) as well as many other family members. Don was predeceased by his parents, Irene and John and sister Darlene in infancy. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sundown Hall with interment to follow at Menisino Cemetery. Vita Funeral Home in Care of all arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 19, 2013

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • We were very sad to hear of Donald's passing and would like to send our condolences to his family. Romans 14:8 For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. - Posted by: Nick & Eva Waskul, Shelley Waskul & Bryan King (Uncle, Aunt, Cousin) on: Mar 21, 2013

  • Good memories of Don driving bus for me from Vita to Dominion City, great guy, very friendly. Sorry to hear about his passing - Posted by: Nick Yakimchuk (Friend) on: Mar 20, 2013

  • So sorry to hear of Don's passing, his friends at St. Boniface hospital are saddened by this news. We offer our condolences to his family. - Posted by: Kathy RN () on: Mar 20, 2013

  • I knew Don for a short time in which we had grown on each other. We had some really good times and laughs together. He was a person who can talk about anything over a glass of cherry diet pepsi (with no rye in it). My condolences to the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Ted - Posted by: Ted Makar (Friend) on: Mar 19, 2013

  • So sorry to hear of Donald's passing. We are thinking of the family and we will be praying for all of the family. - Posted by: John and Janice Thiessen (relatvie) on: Mar 19, 2013

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