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Born: May 13, 1953

Date of Passing: Aug 03, 2021

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It is with sadness that we announce the tragic passing of Ken Poleschuk on Tuesday August 3, 2021 in a motor vehicle accident.
Predeceased by father Harry, mother Bertha, and younger brother Barry, Ken is survived by brother Larry (Peggy) Poleschuk, nephew Brad Poleschuk, niece Sheri (Keith) Riddoch and their daughter Sienna, nephew Keith Poleschuk (Sheryl), and their children, Emma, Laura, Hannah, and Benjamin. He will also be missed by many friends and acquaintances.
Ken was born May 13, 1953 in Winnipeg but lived his entire life in Arborg. Affectionately known as "Bear" he spent his working life at the Arborg Credit Union from where he retired several years ago. He was well known throughout the Interlake area which he travelled frequently in his search for all the 'good yard sale stuff'.
As per Ken's wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal funeral service will be held. A private interment will be held at a later date.

MacKenzie Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 14, 2021

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Ken used to sit at my bar at Hooters when I worked there, he was one of the kindest people I’d ever met. He would always tell me about his garage sale findings and said that I was the only bartender who made his water the way he liked it (no ice, no straw, a lemon wedge and 1 lime wedge). He would always share his sliders and fries with me and would bring anyone a cake if it was their birthday, or if he just felt like it! Such a jolly and generous man. Ken would paint his nails for any occasion, and wear the socks to match. He was such a bright light in this world and I am extremely heartbroken to hear of his passing. My condolences to his friends and family. - Posted by: Juli (Friend from old job) on: Aug 30, 2021

  • We met Ken a couple of summers ago when he would travel to Dunnottar to visit with us at our community coffee klatch. He was always full of good cheer and conversation and loved the baked goodies and meeting everyone. We are sorry to hear of his death and offer condolences to his family. - Posted by: Rosalyn Howard and Althea Howard (coffee klatch member) on: Aug 17, 2021

  • A lot of fun times, bear was a character but had a big heart I remember him always saying in a joking way “Hey do I know you” and than after just kidding he gave us a scooter that needed repairs and traded us for a beautiful fire pit. Always a kind heart. My deepest condolences to the family. R I P BEAR YOU WILL BE MISSED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN❤️❤️❤️❤️ - Posted by: Nadine and Ed legras (Friend) on: Aug 15, 2021

  • We were very blessed to know him love WIL and Hazel send blessings to the family - Posted by: WIL and Hazel Siatecki (Family ) on: Aug 14, 2021

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