Clear

Steinbach, MB

-22°c Clear

Full Forecast

Obituaries

The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION

William Koniak

Posted: 02/6/2019 3:55 PM

  • Print

WILLIAM (BILL) KONIAK
Nov. 6, 1926-Jan. 30, 2019

Peacefully, on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, Bill passed away at Vita Personal Care Home, Vita, MB, at the age of 92.

Bill was one of eight children and was born on Nov. 6, 1926 in Gardenton, MB where he lived most of his life. He was raised by traditional Ukrainian parents who believed in strong values and hard work. Bill held strong to those values all his life.

Upon adulthood, Bill took over the family farm in Gardenton where he resided with his wife Lee until his retirement. With his strong work ethic, he loved tending to the farm, his animals, gardening with Lee and being outdoors. He took great pride in driving a school bus for several years where he was delighted to interact with the children. After their retirement, Bill and Lee moved to Shady Oak Apartments in Vita. In 2014, Bill then became a resident at Vita Personal Care Home.

Bill loved singing and listening to Ukrainian music as well as watching baseball, with his favorite team being the Toronto Blue Jays. His faith was also a very important part of his life and he loved going to church where he served as a cantor. He had a great love for dogs and always looked forward to his pet visits at the nursing home.

Bill will be sadly missed by his brother Nick Koniak (Nettie Senchuk), sister-in-law Mary Koniak, his nephews Brian (Irene) Koniak, Michael (Pat) Koniak, Dennis Koniak, and his niece Carol (Kevin) Bride, along with many other grand-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Lena Koniak, his wife Lee, brother John, sister Lena, and four other siblings that passed away as children.

We would like to thank Stephanie, the nurses and the staff at Vita Personal Care Home for their excellent care and attentiveness during Bill’s stay. Bill had many challenges along the way and their support was greatly appreciated.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:00 am at Korban Funeral Chapel, 245 Railway Avenue, Vita, Manitoba with Fr. Oris Naherniak officiating. Interment will take place at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Gardenton, Manitoba.

VICHNAYA PAMYAT!

Vita Funeral Chapel, 204-425-3114,
www.korbanchapel.com

WILLIAM (BILL) KONIAK
Nov. 6, 1926-Jan. 30, 2019
Peacefully, on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, Bill passed away at Vita Personal Care Home, Vita, MB, at the age of 92.
Bill was one of eight children and was born on Nov. 6, 1926 in Gardenton, MB where he lived most of his life. He was raised by traditional Ukrainian parents who believed in strong values and hard work. Bill held strong to those values all his life.
Upon adulthood, Bill took over the family farm in Gardenton where he resided with his wife Lee until his retirement. With his strong work ethic, he loved tending to the farm, his animals, gardening with Lee and being outdoors. He took great pride in driving a school bus for several years where he was delighted to interact with the children. After their retirement, Bill and Lee moved to Shady Oak Apartments in Vita. In 2014, Bill then became a resident at Vita Personal Care Home.
Bill loved singing and listening to Ukrainian music as well as watching baseball, with his favorite team being the Toronto Blue Jays. His faith was also a very important part of his life and he loved going to church where he served as a cantor. He had a great love for dogs and always looked forward to his pet visits at the nursing home.
Bill will be sadly missed by his brother Nick Koniak (Nettie Senchuk), sister-in-law Mary Koniak, his nephews Brian (Irene) Koniak, Michael (Pat) Koniak, Dennis Koniak, and his niece Carol (Kevin) Bride, along with many other grand-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Lena Koniak, his wife Lee, brother John, sister Lena, and four other siblings that passed away as children.
We would like to thank Stephanie, the nurses and the staff at Vita Personal Care Home for their excellent care and attentiveness during Bill’s stay. Bill had many challenges along the way and their support was greatly appreciated.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:00 am at Korban Funeral Chapel, 245 Railway Avenue, Vita, Manitoba with Fr. Oris Naherniak officiating. Interment will take place at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Gardenton, Manitoba.
VICHNAYA PAMYAT!
Vita Funeral Chapel, 204-425-3114,
www.korbanchapel.WILLIAM (BILL) KONIAK

Nov. 6, 1926-Jan. 30, 2019
Peacefully, on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, Bill passed away at Vita Personal Care Home, Vita, MB, at the age of 92.
Bill was one of eight children and was born on Nov. 6, 1926 in Gardenton, MB where he lived most of his life. He was raised by traditional Ukrainian parents who believed in strong values and hard work. Bill held strong to those values all his life.
Upon adulthood, Bill took over the family farm in Gardenton where he resided with his wife Lee until his retirement. With his strong work ethic, he loved tending to the farm, his animals, gardening with Lee and being outdoors. He took great pride in driving a school bus for several years where he was delighted to interact with the children. After their retirement, Bill and Lee moved to Shady Oak Apartments in Vita. In 2014, Bill then became a resident at Vita Personal Care Home.
Bill loved singing and listening to Ukrainian music as well as watching baseball, with his favorite team being the Toronto Blue Jays. His faith was also a very important part of his life and he loved going to church where he served as a cantor. He had a great love for dogs and always looked forward to his pet visits at the nursing home.
Bill will be sadly missed by his brother Nick Koniak (Nettie Senchuk), sister-in-law Mary Koniak, his nephews Brian (Irene) Koniak, Michael (Pat) Koniak, Dennis Koniak, and his niece Carol (Kevin) Bride, along with many other grand-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Lena Koniak, his wife Lee, brother John, sister Lena, and four other siblings that passed away as children.
We would like to thank Stephanie, the nurses and the staff at Vita Personal Care Home for their excellent care and attentiveness during Bill’s stay. Bill had many challenges along the way and their support was greatly appreciated.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:00 am at Korban Funeral Chapel, 245 Railway Avenue, Vita, Manitoba with Fr. Oris Naherniak officiating. Interment will take place at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Gardenton, Manitoba.
VICHNAYA PAMYAT!
Vita Funeral Chapel, 204-425-3114,
www.korbanchapel.comWILLIAM (BILL) KONIAK
Nov. 6, 1926-Jan. 30, 2019
Peacefully, on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, Bill passed away at Vita Personal Care Home, Vita, MB, at the age of 92.
Bill was one of eight children and was born on Nov. 6, 1926 in Gardenton, MB where he lived most of his life. He was raised by traditional Ukrainian parents who believed in strong values and hard work. Bill held strong to those values all his life.
Upon adulthood, Bill took over the family farm in Gardenton where he resided with his wife Lee until his retirement. With his strong work ethic, he loved tending to the farm, his animals, gardening with Lee and being outdoors. He took great pride in driving a school bus for several years where he was delighted to interact with the children. After their retirement, Bill and Lee moved to Shady Oak Apartments in Vita. In 2014, Bill then became a resident at Vita Personal Care Home.
Bill loved singing and listening to Ukrainian music as well as watching baseball, with his favorite team being the Toronto Blue Jays. His faith was also a very important part of his life and he loved going to church where he served as a cantor. He had a great love for dogs and always looked forward to his pet visits at the nursing home.
Bill will be sadly missed by his brother Nick Koniak (Nettie Senchuk), sister-in-law Mary Koniak, his nephews Brian (Irene) Koniak, Michael (Pat) Koniak, Dennis Koniak, and his niece Carol (Kevin) Bride, along with many other grand-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Lena Koniak, his wife Lee, brother John, sister Lena, and four other siblings that passed away as children.
We would like to thank Stephanie, the nurses and the staff at Vita Personal Care Home for their excellent care and attentiveness during Bill’s stay. Bill had many challenges along the way and their support was greatly appreciated.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:00 am at Korban Funeral Chapel, 245 Railway Avenue, Vita, Manitoba with Fr. Oris Naherniak officiating. Interment will take place at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Gardenton, Manitoba.
VICHNAYA PAMYAT!
Vita Funeral Chapel, 204-425-3114,
www.korbanchapel.com

More Obituaries News

  • Solange Verrier

    Solange Verrier

    02/13/2019 3:31 PM

    SOLANGE VERRIER
    1920-2019

    Solange Verrier passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the age of 98.

    She will be sadly missed by her sons and daughters, Gilbert, deceased (Annette Bourrier), Roland, de-ceased (Diane Chatel), Marie-Paule (Claude Bourgouin), Victor (Gisèle Labossière), ...

  • Evelyn Krentz

    Evelyn Krentz

    02/12/2019 3:39 PM

    EVELYN WILMA KRENTZ
    (GRIENKE)
    June 3, 1931-Feb. 7, 2019

    Evelyn Krentz, age 87, of Steinbach, MB, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Steinbach, MB.

    She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Brian, Kurtis (Jennifer), Sheldon ...

  • Norman Leigh Mankey

    Norman Leigh Mankey

    02/6/2019 4:00 PM

    NORMAN LEIGH MANKEY
    June 12, 1981-Feb. 1, 2019

    In loving memory of Norman Leigh Mankey, known as Leigh to his friends and family. Please join us in celebrating his short life at Southland Church chapel on Friday, Feb. 15 at 2 ...

Ads by Google

Electronic Copies

The Carillon single copy cover

Annual Subscription

Back issues available with an e-subscription

Subscribe to single copy
$1.50 each (includes tax)

December 20, 2018 copy now available

Read this week’s classifieds