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JOHN ZAPOTOTSKY After a long and courageous battle, John passed away peacefully, with his wife Minnie (nee Kaleski) of 65 years, and daughter Marilyn by his side. John is survived by his beloved wife Minnie; and daughter Marilyn (Doug Anderson) and one brother Pete (Mary) and sisters, Pearl Pless and Kay Budzan; grandchildren, Douglas and Darci Zapototsky (Corey), Debra Lamothe (Brad), Brenda Paradoski (Rick) and Michele Serono (Chris) as well as great-grandchildren, Kyle and Nicole Lamothe, Jodi and Jaymi Paradoski, Emilie and Vincent Serano. John is also survived by his son-in-law John Troschuk (Vi) and daughter-in-law Bernice (Jim Habing). He was predeceased by his son Kenneth and his daughter Vivian; as well as brothers, Mike, Dan and Steve and sisters, Ann Miller and Eva Fedak. John was born on February 15, 1910 in Libau, MB, where he lived and farmed until retiring to Selkirk in 1991. He was an excellent husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who loved all his family and who was dearly loved by all of them. John was a strong, hard-working man, who was generous and helpful to all he met and he took pride in his farm, his family and all he possessed. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Lindenschmidt and all the caring staff at the Selkirk General Hospital and the Red River Place Personal Care Home. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Wednesday, February 2 at 3:30 p.m. at the Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk, with a reception to follow at Smittys Restaurant, 168 Main St., Selkirk, MB. Interment of ashes will take place at a later date in Libau, MB. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Selkirk and District General Hospital, Box 5000, 100 Easton Dr., Selkirk, MB R1A 2M2. Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk, in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 01, 2000

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