Frank Yaholnitsky
Frank Yaholnitsky

Obituary of Frank Yaholnitsky

YAHOLNITSKY - Frank Yaholnitsky passed away peacefully in the morning of October 29, 2022 . Born in the Yorkton district on March 9, 1930, Frank was one of the six children born to Nick and Sophie (nee Malayny) Yaholnitsky. He attended Rosemount school and later helped on the family farm. On January 21, 1953 Frank married Angie Halarewich in St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church, Yorkton, SK and the couple made the family farm across the highway from Memorial Gardens home. Together they had seven children: Warren, Barry, Edwin, Randy, Kenneth, Darryl, and Carla. Throughout his lifetime, Frank was a very dedicated, hard worker. He was a grain buyer, farmer, and truck driver (for which he received many awards). In 1958 he joined Green Acre Memorial Gardens as a Caretaker and dug graves by hand with his dad and later, his sons. He took a lot of pride in his work and liked to do things "right". Frank received the Award of Merit from the Western Canadian Cemetery Association for his years of service in helping to establish and maintain the Yorkton Memorial Gardens. The farmyard was also always well kept the grass always mowed, the garden weeded, the tractors polished and vehicles clean. Frank enjoyed his motorcycles and took many trips with Angie to various locations including B.C. and the USA. At 50 years old, he decided to attain his private pilot's licence and own his own planes. He usually owned two at a time "Just in case I crash one!" Frank is survived by his wife of 70 years, Angie Yaholnitsky, his children: Warren, Barry, Edwin, Randy (Janet), Darryl (Kerrie), Carla (Darrel) Numerous Grandchildren and great Grandchildren, his sister Ruth Yacyshyn. He was predeceased by his parents Nick and Sophie Yaholnitsky, his sisters Ethel Lubinski, Alice Derworiz, Christine Dobko, brother Earnest Yaholnitsky and his son Kenneth Yaholnitsky. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 2nd 2022 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Rev. Steve Rosluk of Central Baptist Church officiating. Granddaughter, Tanya Lemond gave the eulogy. Pianist, Karen Delong led in the hymns 'Beyond the Sunset' and 'How Great Thou Art'. The interment took place in the Garden of St. Matthew with Randall & Darcy Yaholnitsky, Dolan Lemond, Matthew Obuck, Russell Musey and Gord Kolebaba serving as the casketbearers. Memorials were to the Ride For Site program. Condolences can be left at To view a tribute book created in loving memory of Frank, please click below: Service Details. Visitation When: Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 6:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre Address: Highway #10 East YORKTON, SK Service When: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 11:00am Location: Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre Address: Highway #10 East YORKTON, SK Interment Location: Yorkton Memorial Gardens Address: Highway #10 East YORKTON, SK Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Frank Yaholnitsky March 9, 1930 - October 29, 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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