Obituary of Michael Andrychuk
Michael was born on the family farm in the Veregin District on April 11, 1932. He was the 8th child born to Alexander and Paraska (Polly) Andrychuk who had 10 children. Michael was raised on the farm and attended Rona School.
As a young man, Michael helped on the family farm and met Verna Prokopchuk, who he married on Oct. 15, 1955. Michael and Verna took over the family farm, which they operated with pride. They were blessed with two children, Dwayne and Colleen. They had a mixed farm, with an immaculate farmyard with a large garden, fruit trees and many beautiful flowerbeds. They farmed until they retired to their present home in Yorkton in 2005, until he was moved to Melody Manor in May 2021.
Michael and Verna enjoyed travelling to Hawaii, Europe, Florida, Mexico and spent many winters in Arizona. They loved cross-country skiing, dancing, playing cards with friends, and entertaining by hosting many barbeques.
Michael was predeceased by his parents, sisters Anne (Fred) Oystryck, Nettie (George) Achtemichuk, Mary (Ivan) Uhryn, Kay (Frank) Klos, Elsie Holowatuk and his brothers Nick and George. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 67 years Verna, son Dwayne and his wife Shelly, their son Branden and great grandchildren Ivy and Eve, and daughter Breanne and her partner Jordan, and his daughter Colleen and husband Dennis Kaminsky, and their children Terrin, her husband Adrian Daemen and great grandchildren Hayden & Hatley, Caitlin, her husband Dylan Oneschuk and great granddaughter Olyvia, and twins Evan and Carlynne. Michael is also survived by his brothers Peter and Danny, brother -in-law Peter Holowatuk, and sisters-in-law Pearl Andrychuk and Elsie Andrychuk, as well an many nephews and nieces.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Verna, Dwayne, Colleen and their families wish to extend their thanks for the kindness, prayers and support during this time of sorrow.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael Andrychuk, please visit Tribute Store