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Born: Mar 27, 1920

Date of Passing: Nov 17, 2018

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STEVEN KACHUR March 27, 1920 - November 17, 2018 Sadly we announce the passing of Steven Kachur, peacefully at Holy Family Home in Winnipeg, on November 17, 2018, at the age of 98. Steve lived a long, happy, productive and healthy life until his passing. Steve was born in Amsterdam, Saskatchewan on March 27, 1920 and spent his early years in Saskatchewan and then most of his later life in Winnipeg. He had a brief few years in the late 1950s in California. Steve was predeceased by his loving wife Mary (Prokop), his daughter Joyce, brothers, Paul and John, and sisters, Lena and Sylvia. He is survived by his son Jim, brother Joe (wife Josie), and sister Mary Kuz all of Winnipeg, son-in-law Bruce Clapham of Courtenay, BC, two grandchildren, Shane and Kim, and two great-grandchildren. There are many loving and caring nieces and nephews. Special thanks go out to the caregivers at the fifth floor wing of Holy Family Home. A Divine Liturgy service will be held at St. Anne's Ukrainian Catholic Church at 35 Marcie St. in Winnipeg, Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Green Acres Cemetery in Winnipeg.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 20, 2018

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • I am saddened to have learned of the passing of Mr. Kachur just today. Steve (and his wife Mary) were 2 of my clients for about a year while I worked as a home support worker about 10 years ago. I went to the Kachur's apartment (oakland gardens) once a week for laundry, Steve was such a sweet old man, he was SO independant, he ALWAYS insisted in helping me take the laundry down, (as often as I would say "no, no it's okay!!" he would always help anyway) as well as fold it after it was done. I remember him always being so neat which I thought was pretty cool! He would always help me hang his collared button-up shirts on hangers! He was such an angel to Mary! I remember how much I could tell he loved her. He would always cover her up with a blanket, and put on/take off her socks for her when she was on the recliner! He was always telling her to keep her feet/legs up (elevated) on the leg rest thing!! Steve was such a nice client to work for! always willing to help and always friendly!! I Always liked his accent (or the way he talked). RIP Steve, you were a wonderful person. - Posted by: Amber (Former home support worker (laundry) ) on: Dec 14, 2018

  • I'm so sorry - we lost one great man. He will be missed by all. I hear him still sing 'hunny in morning hunny in evening'.. I looked always to see them both when aunty and uncle came for visiting. I got tons of great memories. Love you uncle, rest with all others and know you will be missed daily. From me and my kids and all your other Prokop family, we will miss you. - Posted by: Tracy prokop (Niece) on: Nov 24, 2018

  • We will always remember Steve, Mary and Joyce. They will live in our hearts forever. - Posted by: Sunny and Richard Shier (Friends of the family) on: Nov 20, 2018

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