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Born: Apr 01, 1922

Date of Passing: Oct 18, 2021

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April 1, 1922 - October 18, 2021

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of John Sawatzky on October 18, 2021 at age 99.
He will be mourned by his children, Carol (Len) Penner, Reg (Linda), Bruce (Irene) and Leonard (Sharon); 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Hilda, sister Erica, and brothers, Isaac and Albert.
He is survived by his sister Mary Goertzen.
The family would like to thank the staff at Oakview Place, where he spent the last two weeks of his life.
Due to Covid restrictions, a private family service will be held on October 25, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Livestreaming of the service will be made available at http://www.livememorial or go to
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MCC Canada.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 23, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Every time I met your father or grandfather I was always impressed with his kindness. I am sure his long life has left you with many wonderful memories which you will carry with you forever. - Posted by: David Halstead ( Related through marriage) on: Oct 25, 2021

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