Obituary of Dr. Peter Groenewald
A Public Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 15th at 11:00am in the Mental Health Auditorium (Yorkton Regional Health Centre). All are welcome.
GROENEWALD - The family of Dr. Peter "Pete" Groenewald, beloved husband of Carla, sadly announce his sudden passing at home on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. He was 63 years of age.
Dr. Groenewald was born on June 19, 1959, in Zambia. He was schooled and obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree in Pretoria, South Africa. After a brief stint in Johannesburg, he immigrated to Canada where he obtained the Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada and Certification in the College of Family Physicians.
He was a singer, painter, and sculptor with a keen appreciation of the opera.
Dr. Groenewald is survived by his loving wife, Carla and her son, Tristen; his brother Daniel; his three children: Nikola, Pierre and Jéani.
A private family funeral took place in the Chapel of Bailey’s Funeral Home with Crystal Bailey, certified celebrant, officiating. Words of remembrance were shared by Pierre, Daniel, Dr. Roodt and Carla. Memorial contributions may be made to Companion Animal Hospital for pets in need (308 Broadway St. W. Yorkton, SK S3N 0N6, Phone: 306-783-3349) in remembrance of Dr. Groenewald and his love of animals. Messages of condolence may be shared at baileysfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home, Yorkton.