Norman Edgar Andrushuk
February 12, 1934 – September 12, 2019
We are sad to announce the passing of Norman Edgar Andrushuk on September 12th, 2019. Norm died peacefully at home in Winnipeg Beach, MB, with family by his side.
Norm was predeceased by his sons Norman and Ray, his parents Pete and Euphemia, and his siblings Isabelle, Larry, Nelson, Ramona, and Russell.
He is survived by his wife Lorraine; sons Robert (Lynn), Russell (Angie), and Peter (Sharla); daughter-in-law Lorelei; grandchildren Jordan, Rachel, Tempest, Daisy, Jim, Erin and Owen; sisters Louisa and Pearl; brother Sid; sisters-in-law Betty (Ruggles), Cathy (Jerry), Janet (Fred), and Margaret (Wayne); brothers-in-law Alan, David (Dawn), Ron (Brenda), John and many cousins, nephews, and nieces.
Norm was born on a farm in Layland, Manitoba. Norm developed his extremely strong work ethic while growing up on the farm. At the same time he developed his love for the outdoors, especially hunting and trapping. Norm left home at 15 years old to work in construction. He joined the army a couple years later and served with the Royal Horse Artillery during the Korean War. After the war he served with the Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry.
After leaving the army, Norm held various jobs to make a living. He finally landed on a career in the heating and air conditioning trade. He also continued to trap to supplement his income.
He met his wife, Lorraine in 1965. They married in 1966.
Norm and Lorraine raised their 5 boys in the Maples at the same time they operated a successful heating and air conditioning company.
Norm passed on his love for the outdoors and work ethic to his children and grandchildren. He was a great teacher and actively participated during their many hunting, trapping, camping, and work adventures.
Norm will be greatly missed by his family and will be in their hearts and souls forever.
Norm’s memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19th at the Winnipeg Beach Royal Canadian Legion, 20 Hamilton Ave.
Condolences may be left on his tribute wall at www.gilbartfuneralhome.com
Gilbart Funeral Home, Gimli in care of arrangements.
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