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Born: Oct 23, 1940

Date of Passing: Sep 23, 2020

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October 23, 1940 - September 23, 2020

After another successful haying season and a brief battle with cancer, Les passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on September 23, 2020, at the age of 79 years.
Les will be lovingly remembered by his wife Lydia, of 58 years, his daughter Pam, son Darcy (Marni), granddaughter Chantel (Josh) and his great-grandson Karsen (aka Little Papa). He will also be greatly missed by his sisters, Sharon (David) and Jeannette (Richard), brother-in-law, Albert, sister-in-law, Hugguette, his favourite neighbour boys, Henry and Luke, numerous nieces and nephews and close friends.
Les was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Frances, sisters, Lorraine, Betty, Helen and Irene; brothers, Andy, Bert and Anthony; sister-in-law Elizabeth, and nephews Sheldon, Darrell and Brian.
Les was born on October 23, 1940, in Gimli, MB. One of the first babies to be born in the new Gimli hospital.
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Gilbart Funeral Home, Gimli in care of arrangements.

Publish Date: Sep 26, 2020


Peacefully, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at the Gimli Community Health Centre, Les Marchak, aged 79 years of Narcisse, MB, beloved husband of Lydia, passed away.
Full obituary to follow.

Gilbart Funeral Home, Gimli
in care of arrangements.

Publish Date: Sep 25, 2020

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 25, 2020, Sep 26, 2020

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • Uncle Les was an extremely good uncle. He always made old school jokes. My last memory of him was when we were picking sticks at their house and he was bugging me the whole time. He will be in my heart forever. He will never be forgotten. - Posted by: Colby Marchak (Great Great Nephew) on: Sep 29, 2020

  • Uncle Les was the funniest person I ever met. He loved to bug me and always called me a girl! He could make anybody happy. I loved listening to all his stories. I am going to miss visiting with him. Love you Uncle Les!! I miss you. - Posted by: Riley Marchak (Great Great Nephew) on: Sep 29, 2020

  • My condolences to Lydia, Pam, Darcy and family. Les was a great guy I remember many good times with him and my kids loved him he always made time for anybody that needed help. RIP Les!! - Posted by: Arlene Moar (Friend) on: Sep 26, 2020

  • So sorry to hear about your dad's passing. My thought are with you and your mom and your family. - Posted by: Joanne Bergman (friend) on: Sep 26, 2020

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Lydia and your family. We were so sorry to hear of Les's passing as we had seen you and Les two days before. All we can say is cherish the memories and know that he is now pain free. Our deepest sympathy, Ed & Audrey Powroznik - Posted by: Ed & Audrey Powroznik (Acquaintance of the family) on: Sep 26, 2020

  • We are so saddened to hear of the passing of Les. He was a great man, sending our love & prayers to Lydia and all the family. - Posted by: Victor & Charlene Dziedzic (friends ) on: Sep 26, 2020

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