Victoria Medwid
Victoria Medwid

Obituary of Victoria Medwid

The family of Victoria Medwid of Yorkton, widow of Peter Medwid sadly announce her passing on Monday, December 5, 2022. Victoria was 95 years of age. A Private Family Service will be held with Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant, officiating. The interment will be held in the Yorkton City Cemetery. Memorials in memory of Victoria may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (1379 Kenaston Blvd., Winnipeg, MB R3P 2T5) as gifts of remembrance. Victoria was born on April 14 1927 to John and Dora Lopaschuk (Kushernuik) on a farm in the Insinger district. She attended Mamornitz School completing the ninth grade. Growing up she and her other siblings helped with the farm. On June 1, 1944 she was united to Pete Medwid from Sheho, Saskatchewan. Together they farmed for twenty years and raised four beautiful daughters. In the spring of 1964 they sold the family farm and moved to Yorkton. Victoria gained employment in 1967 at the brand new Y.R.H.S. as a custodial person and was employed there until her retirement in 1987. After retirement Victoria travelled with her husband to many places, including Hawaii and Alaska. After Pete passed away in 2002 she remained in the home that dad built her until she was no longer able to handle the harder tasks. She lived independently in her apartment on Fietz Street until her health started to decline. She lived for a year at the BENTLEY retirement home, then after suffering a serious fall moved to The Aspen Bluff Villas, a wonderful and caring place she called home until her passing. She loved spending time with all her family especially during holidays. She passed away peacefully in her sleep in her home, on the evening of Monday, December 5, with her family at her side. Victoria was predeceased by her husband Pete, daughters Adella and Patricia, grandson Scott Derbowka, son in law Frank Karapita, sisters Mary, Helen, and Rose, and brother Orest. She Leaves to mourn in her passing her daughters, Annette (Vern) Schick of Theodore, Gwen (Bruce) Fiege of Yorkton. 8 grandchildren Lorrie (Kevin) Scott, Glen (Lauren) Karapita, Brent (Shelley) Derbowka, Clayton (Colleen) Derbowka, Jason (Colette) Schick, Jaime (Chris) Mikkonen, Meghan (Tyson) Lindgren, Morgan (Amber) Fiege; 15, great grandchildren: Sara Scott, Riley and Mackenzie Karapita, Rebecca Petruk, Brendon and Austin Derbowka, Mackenzie and Daylin Derbowka, Victoria and Jaquelin Derbowka, Jay and Callie Schick, Alexa, Jorja and Aubriana Mikkonen, Liam, Kaylum, and Beckum Fiege, Sloane and Cooper Lindgren and 3 great great grandchildren and many other friends and relatives. You will be forever in our hearts. Rest in Eternal Peace! Service Details. Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Victoria Medwid April 14, 1927 - December 5, 2022 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book
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