Obituary of Walter Stratychuk
Walter (Wally) Stratychuk, of Winnipeg, MB, passed peacefully on March 3, 2023, surrounded by family.
Walter was born June 26, 1926 at Yorkton, Sk. He was predeceased by his parents, Nicolai & Dora (Philipchuk), brothers Alex, Nick, George, sisters, Victoria, Doris & Mary, daughter Beverley Scott, & grandson Christian Scott.
He is survived by his children: Sheron Pickard, Garry & Jerry Scott, Barry Stratychuk (Cheryl), Sheila MacKenzie (Bruce), Linda Duncan (Dave); Arlene Helgason (Kelly), Douglas Stratychuk (Joann); 16 grandchildren; 18+ great grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews.
Wally grew up & worked in Barvis & Stornoway, SK. He worked on the farm, helping to provide for him & his mother. In the army, he learned mechanics; he was discharged on compassionate leave to care for his mother, cutting his service short.
In Winnipeg, Walter worked at various jobs, at Purity Flour Mills, railway, mostly as a mechanic. He managed the BA service station on St. Mary’s Rd. He owned several businesses, with a passion for his towing & Auto Parts businesses & going to Auction sales. He loved watching & listening to baseball & hockey games. His dogs were his beloved companions.
As per dad’s request he will be buried next to his mother, at Yorkton, Sk.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 1 pm at Yorkton Memorial Gardens, SK-10, Yorkton, Sk..
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Humane Society or the Alzheimer’s Society is preferable.