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Left to mourn his passing is his wife of 67 years, Jean (Turchyn), daughter Gail (Nelson), son Wayne (Michelle), grand-children: Jonathan, Stephanie, Mailyne, Jolaine (Alex) and Eric (Anita), as well as four great-grandchildren.
Dad was born and raised in Gardenton, Manitoba, moving to Medika in 1949. He married Jean in 1952 and together they raised their family and farmed until his retirement in 1984. Dad was a longtime President of the Ukrainian Catholic Parish of Ascension of Our Lord, in Hadashville, Manitoba.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 15 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hadashville Recreation Centre, 45030 PTH 11, Hadashville, MB, with Deacon Stefan Tyrawski officiating. Interment will follow at the Birch River Cemetery, 50117 PR 506 in Medika.
Flowers are gratefully declined. If you wish, a donation may be made in Dad's honour to the Birch River Cemetery, c/o Gail Wasylnuk, PO Box 11, Group 16, Hadashville, MB R0E 0X0.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 12, 2020
Condolences & Memories (3 entries)
Auntie Jean, Cousin Gail and Cousin Wayne Our deepest condolences. We are very sad to hear about Uncle Bill. I remember him as a good husband and father and am sorry that he is no longer there as part of your lives. God bless you all. - Posted by: Vern Turchyn (Nephew) on: Feb 13, 2020
Auntie Jean & family - so sorry to hear about Uncle Bill. In our thoughts & prayers. - Posted by: Corinne & Lorne Pubantz (Great Niece) on: Feb 12, 2020
Peter and I are so sorry we will be unable to attend Uncle Bill's funeral - our sincere condolences to Aunty Jean, Gail, Wayne and families. I will always remember Uncle Bill's friendly smile whenever we met and will forever be grateful to him and Aunty Jean for having our Mom and us girls live with them until our move to Winnipeg after our Dad passed. Love, Audrey. - Posted by: Audrey Holleron (Niece) on: Feb 12, 2020
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