George Stratichuk of Yorkton, SK formerly of Cranbrook, BC and the Theodore district of SK entered his eternal life on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Gateway Lodge in Canora, SK. He was seventy eight years of age.
George was born on April 2, 1935 in the Insinger district, of Saskatchewan he was the youngest of six children of Mike and Mary (nee Haluik) Stratichuk.
After George retired from farming in 1992, he moved to Cranbrook, British Columbia. It was here that he later met his second wife Laurelee Peacock. George and Laurelee were married in May 2002. While living in Cranbrook, George enjoyed a new lifestyle and began doing new things such as mountain biking, hiking and downhill skiing and of course going for coffee. Laurelee passed away in 2004.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey B.Th Certified Celebrant officiating. Interment will follow in the Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Parish Cemetery in Sheho. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baileysfuneralhome.com Memorials in memory George may be made to the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation for Habitat Trust or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey’s Funeral Home – Yorkton.