Posted: August 13th, 2015

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Wesley “Wes” Wolowidnyk

1947 – 2015

Wesley “Wes” Wolowidnyk of Coalhurst, beloved husband of Bernice Wolowidnyk, passed away suddenly on August 10, 2015 at the age of 68.

Wes was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan on May 29, 1947 to Steve and Mary Wolowidnyk. He was raised in Ituna, Saskatchewan. In 1966, he graduated from high school and continued to learn throughout his life, attending SAIT and NAIT obtaining various certificates in the trades.

Wes met the love of his life and soulmate, Bernice, in 1969 and then they married on February 21, 1970.

He worked in many areas during his career eventually retiring in October of 2014 from Suncor Plant at Firebag.

Wes enjoyed spending time with his family and tinkering around the yard with his best friend, Bernice, when he wasn’t working.

Besides his loving wife Bernice, Wes is survived by his 2 daughters, Leslie Wolowidnyk- Vogel and her husband Lawrence of Turin, Alberta and Brandy Wolowidnyk and her son Mason of Coalhurst, Alberta. He also leaves behind many other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, with Pastor Rodger Halvorsen officiating.

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9 Condolences for “WOLOWIDNYK Wesley”

  1. Rose Rossi says:

    I was shocked…..just found out
    …and very sadden to hear of his passing
    I will always have fond memories of a great guy ….that always treated you with a smile and warm words….or a chuckle….big heart! …..
    Hugs to all
    Rose Rossi
    And the gang at bully’s

  2. Lisa Mack says:

    I know this is late, but I was just going through the obituaries and was shocked to find Wes’s name. Deepest sympathies for your loss. I will always remember yours and Wes’s kindness when we first met more than 40 years ago. He had a big heart and I am sure you had much to do with that. Hugs to you and your family.

  3. Judy Mowat says:

    I was away when I heard about Wes’ passing . I worked with Wes at the building for many years and I am shocked by the news. I know Wes loved his family very much and he was a good man. My heartfelt condolences to the family.

  4. Leslie says:

    Wow Dad,
    It’s hard to believe you been gone a whole year. I miss you so much!
    We all think of you everyday and wish that you were still here with us. You left us way too soon, especially since we just started doing things as a family again. Love from us all…..

  5. Allison Nelder says:

    I just was told of this on the weekend, and it broke my heart for you all… Wes was a great friend indeed… and his love for you all is what he spoke of the most…. Gosh how he loved his three girls… and when he told me of his new grandson, he was so proud…. and yes he always called you the love of his life Bernice…. if I ever bumped into him he’d say… “just out with the love of my life”…He’d laugh his laugh….. I have so many memories… I will miss him dearly. Much love to you all !

  6. Leslie says:

    Happy Father’s Day to the best dada do grandpa any child could have .
    We can’t send it to you in person , but we want you to know that you will always be our hero. We miss you and you are in our thoughts always.

    Love from us all……

  7. Titus, Masons Best Friend! says:

    I Never Knew Mason,s Dad A) Was Famous. B) Died. I Hope That You All Remember Him.

  8. Leslie says:

    Hey Dad ,
    Wednesday was your birthday and today is mine. What I miss most and have been thinking about a lot today is sharing our cake. This year would have been my cake for us to share . Happy birthday 🥳 to us.
    I miss ya.

  9. Leslie says:

    Thinking of you during this Christmas season Dad! Missing your emptying the stockings and handing out the present and enjoying mom’s Christmas snacks and dinner. Mason is practicing handing things out this year,
    Miss ya Dad!

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