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Paul Yatsko

Posted: 08/8/2018 10:54 AM

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June 27, 1934 - Aug. 4, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather, Paul Yatsko, age 84, of Steinbach, MB, formerly of Sundown, MB, on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Steinbach, MB. He was born on June 27, 1934.

He will be lovingly remembered and forever cherished by his wife Margaret of 61 years; two daughters, Virginia (Roy) Lischynski and Susan (Bob) Windsor; one son, Ken (Sharon) Yatsko; grandchildren, Adam, Jason (Kelsey), Amanda (Justin) Stefanchuk, Brittany, Kevin, Tamara and Brenden. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; also sister Evelyn (Eddie) Allen.

He was predeceased by his parents Leonty and Anne Yatsko, sisters Jessie Pott and Mary Krasniuk, and brothers Pete, Mike and Nick.

His working career began with forestry, road construction, working on heavy equipment, and as an engineer with highways maintenance until health failed him. He also farmed throughout his life.

In his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his family, playing card games and quad riding.

The funeral service for Paul was held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, 162 Hwy 52W, Steinbach, MB, with a viewing prior to the service. The burial followed at Ridgeland Cemetery, Sundown, MB.

If friends so desire, donations in memory of Paul may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB, R3L 0K6;

Arrangements by Birchwood Funeral Chapel 1-204-346-1030 or 1-888-454-1030.

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