Obituary of Bill Luchynski
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather, William "Bill" Luchynski, who passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 at the age of 89 years.
Bill was born June 20, 1933, the eldest son of Mike and Ruth Luchynski of Rivercourse, AB. Bill farmed in the Rivercourse area with his younger brother John and then later with his son Daryl up until currently. His work history included working as a coal miner, truck driver and propane manager leading into a Journeyman gasfitter with the opening of his own heating business of 28 years, Bill’s Heating Services. Throughout his life, Bill was also very active in the community like Grace United Church, Lloydminster District Fish & Game Association and a regular volunteer at the Dr. Cooke Extended Care. He made numerous lifelong friends throughout his many years of work, volunteerism, and travels. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and many outdoor activities but especially sharing the fellowship with others.
Bill is survived by: his loving wife of 65 years, Shirley; son, Daryl (Kathy) of Lloydminster and their children: Kabrie (John) O’Handley and their children, John Koen and Paislie; Tara (Cole); Taylor (Dan) and Slade: daughter, Christina Perry of Lloydminster and her children, Mitchell (Katie) and Joshua: daughter, Kerri (Jerry) Nutbrown of St. Paul and their children, Benjamin (Ayumi), Emma-Lee and Kaleb; brother, John Luchynski; sisters, Helen Boates and Rosie (Randy) Weins; god daughter, Sandie Bernard; sisters-in-law, Bev Kuziak, Eva (Ron) Swanson and Betty Tomlinson; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Bill is predeceased by: his parents, Ruth and Mike Luchynski; father-in-law and mother in-law, Tom and Annie Younger; in-laws, Annie and George Day, Jean and Bill Bruchkowsky, Vera and Harold Martin, John Rekrutiak, Debbie Rekrutiak, John and Delorese Younger, Walter Kuziak, Harold Smith and Wendy Kettlewell.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Vic and Ann Juba, Lawrence Davidson, Grace and Dick McKean, Nick and Sally Matwek, Stan and Jean Daniels, Gerald and Laurie Scott, Tim and Linda Leonard, Kevin and Brenda Cross, Terence and Sue Grams.
The Funeral Service for Bill will be conducted from Grace United Church, Lloydminster, Alberta on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM. If you are unable to attend, you may view the live streaming of the service which will be posted on McCaw Funeral Service website under Bill's obituary at the time of service.
Donations in memory of Bill may be made to Future Development Fund of Grace United Church or donor's charity of choice.
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