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Gordon Romeo Sawchuk
October 17, 1935 ~ July 27, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Gordon Sawchuk passed away July 27, 2023 at 10:03 AM in the Athabasca Hospital with his wife, Barbara, by his side.
He was born October 17, 1935 at the Athabasca Hospital and was the fourth child of Nancy and Michael Sawchuk. Gordon was raised on the family's farm west of Athabasca, along with his brothers: William, Walter, Michael, and his sister Anne. Him and his brothers worked the farm and also had a road construction business that built many of the roads in the community.
Gordon met Barbara Angus and they were married on April 23, 1966. They lived west of Athabasca near Gordon’s home farm. Gordon and Barbara had two children: Beverly and Denny.
Gordon Sawchuk is survived by his wife of 57 years Barbara; his daughter Beverly; his son Denny (Cindi); and his two grandchildren: TJ and Ali.
He was predeceased by his father Michael (1955) and his mother Nancy (1985); his brothers: William, Walter and Michael; and his sister Anne.
A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 1:30pm at the Athabasca Reformed Church with Pastor Al Plat officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Stars Ambulance in Gordon Sawchuk’s name.
“Psalm 73:26. “My flesh and my heart may fail but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
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