May 10, 1933-Oct. 4, 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Katie Kraynyk on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. She passed away peacefully at the Vita Personal Care Home, with her family at her bedside.
She is survived by three daughters, Anne (Stanley) Strylytski, Rose (Jake) Wiens and Theresa (Wesley) Andrusiak; three grandchildren, Wesley (Carrie Lynn) Strylytski, Crystal (Chris) Miller and Ashley (Edward) Langille; six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Katie was predeceased by her husband William Kraynyk in 1995, her daughter Mary Johnson in 1985, her son-in-law Edward Wiens in 2015, and two brothers, Mike and Willy.
Katie and William got married on Sept. 12, 1959. Katie, her husband and the family farmed in Gardenton, MB for 19 years. In 1979, William became ill and they moved to Vita. Katie became ill in 2012 and moved to Vita Personal Care Home.
Katie enjoyed playing cards, bingo, gardening, painting Easter eggs, crocheting, cooking, and also enjoyed visiting with family and friends.
We wish to thank the doctors and all the staff at the Bethesda Regional Health Centre emergency unit, Vita Personal Care Home, Dr Abood and all the staff who cared for Mom.
The funeral for Katie was held Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB, with interment to follow at Saint Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery, Arbakka, MB.
Donations in memory of Katie may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba.
Arrangements by Birchwood Funeral Chapel Co-op 1-204-346-1030 or 1-888-454-1030; birchwoodfuneralchapel.com.