BACZUK Magdalene

Posted: September 2nd, 2015

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On the morning of Sunday, August 30, 2015, MAGDALENE MARY BACZUK, of Milk River, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, at the age of 92 years.

Magdalene is lovingly remembered by her son Bryan, daughter-in-law Laverne, grandson Aaron and his wife Wimple, and great-grandsons, Declan and Devlin.

She is also survived by Joe Baczuk (Leona), Barbara Culver (Jim), Louie Baczuk (Patti), Loretta Kalau (Art), Caroline Makarenko (Ed), and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by John Baczuk (Betty), Margret Garber (Frank), Steve Baczuk, Mary Gilchrist (Alistair), Irene Pedersen (Lloyd), and Chester Baczuk.

Magdalene was born in Kipling, Saskatchewan and moved at an early age to homestead with her parents, Steve and Magdalene Baczuk, west of Milk River. She and her 11 brothers and sisters worked hard during the “dirty thirties” to keep the farm going. She loved the farm life and never complained about the hard work she enjoyed doing.

She loved knitting, crocheting, embroidery, bingo, gardening, and serving fabulous meals on holidays with family and friends. When she moved to town she enjoyed coffee, playing cards, and visiting with her many girlfriends.

A Prayer Vigil will be held at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – 321 Main Street, Milk River, Alberta on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be held at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Milk River, Alberta on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Benedicto Tugano IV, Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Magdalene’s name to the Heart and Stoke Foundation, P.O. Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4K7 or to a charity of one’s choice.

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