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Born: Dec 22, 1935

Date of Passing: Jun 22, 2013

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HELEN JOSEPHINE SOLUK (nee REAUME) It is with heavy hearts and much sadness that we announce the passing of Helen on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the age of 77 years. Helen will always be remembered by her loving husband Don; children Cheryl (Kurt) and Terry (Annette and Kelsey) and cherished family Michele, Courtney and Nolan; sisters Margaret (Ron) Knox and Marvelle Kostick; brothers Joe (Pat), Harold (Mary) and Ralph; sisters and brothers-in-law; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Marvelle and Ralph Reaume; brother Art; sister Betty; and brother-in-law Paul Kostick. On December 22, 1935 Helen was born in Nippissing, ON. Shortly after high school she moved to Toronto with her sister and while working at Loblaws met the love of her life Don, they married on May 25, 1957. In 1962 they made the move to Thalberg, Manitoba to raise their children on the Soluk family farm till 1980 when they moved to Beausejour. Helen worked at the Edward Schreyer School for 20 plus years as a custodian, where she touched the hearts of many students and made many lifelong friends. Helen was an active member of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church and her faith in God was exemplified by her caring ways. She was an amazing woman who made everyone feel special. She had a smile that could light up a room and a laugh that would warm a heart. Helen will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Prayers will be held on Thursday evening, June 27, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, 530 Atlantic Ave., Beausejour, MB. Funeral Liturgy will be Celebrated Friday morning, June 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. also in the Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary Roman Catholic Parish Cemetery. For those who wish, viewing will be held at Prayers and prior to the Liturgy. The family extends a special Thank You to the fantastic staff of the Beausejour District Health Centre and Health Sciences Centre. Wojcik's Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, serving Beausejour,, 204-268-2263.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 25, 2013

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • I'm so sorry for the late note on Mrs Soluk's passing. I've only just discovered and wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. She was such an amazing lady who helped me out tremendously when I was a teenager attending Ed Schreyer. My condolences to you all. - Posted by: Kelly Pageot (nee Zomber) (Friend) on: Jul 16, 2013

  • Donald, so sorry to hear that your wife passed away. - Posted by: margery yusishen (soluk) (relative) on: Jun 29, 2013

  • Cheryl, I will always remember your mom from the days that we were in school and we would spend time at your family's home. She was a beautiful lady and made us feel like one of the family. . . .Donna xoxoxo - Posted by: Donna & Lindy DeMarco (friends) on: Jun 27, 2013

  • Don, Cheryl, Terry and family, please accept our deepest condolences. Helen was truely a beautiful and caring lady who had a heart of gold. (Heaven received a wonderful angel) We will always remember her. - Posted by: Rick & Cindy Riding (friends) on: Jun 26, 2013

  • very sad to learn that Helen passed away. Hold tight to the memories for comfort. RIP, Peace, prayers and blessings. Audrey and James Gunning - Posted by: Audrey (friends) on: Jun 25, 2013

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