Four Generations of Devoted Service
In the Selkirk area and Interlake Since 1935
John Edward Myles Sawatzky
It is with deep sorrow that I announce the passing of my beloved husband, John Sawatzky at the Selkirk Regional Health Center on Saturday February 23, 2019.
Left to mourn his loss are his beloved family, wife Kim, brother Neil (Tammy), brother Russell, aunt Agnes Komarevich of Kelowna, B.C., cousin Allan Komarevich of Fernie, B.C., sisters and brothers-in-law Lynn and Ted Yorke, Kaye and Gerry McDougal, mother and father-in-law Alistair and Wilma Wark, and his wonderful nieces and nephews. Also special friends Grant Morrison and Nick Thompson. He was predeceased by his parents Ed and Maureen.
John was born in Winnipeg and grew up in Transcona. He enjoyed working in a Variety of industries from Entertainment (Saints Roller Rink), Automotive both cars and motorcycles, his most recent being an Owner Operator for the last 25 years, which he retired from almost 3 years ago. John had numerous interests with his favorite being riding motorcycles and travelling.
John was a man of integrity, always willing to help friends and business associates.
Very special thank you to Dr. S. Banerji, Rose Woloshyn, BN, Dr. Naseer Ahmed, to ALL the nurses who were so kind at CancerCare Treatment in Winnipeg and to Courtney in Selkirk CancerCare Center.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to CancerCare Manitoba or to Winnipeg Humane Society.