Anne Anaka, beloved wife of Peter Stefan Anaka formerly of the Stenen, Saskatchewan district passed away peacefully at the Preeceville Long Term Care Home on December 28,2022 at the age of 101.
Anne was born to Alex & Sadie (Rusnak) Hunko in the Burgis area. She was the third child born in a family of six.
Anne attended West Wexford School in the Burgis area. In the mid 1930’s she moved with the family to a farm north of Stenen, where she was in charge of cooking for the hired men, and no longer went to school. Anne met Peter at the age of 16 and they dated for four years. On May 28,1942 Anne married Peter S. Anaka. They soon moved to their own farm several miles north of Stenen. It was there they raised their four beautiful children, Harold, Dan, Ron, and Marlene. Anne and Peter continued to live on the farm until their retirement in 1985.It was at that time they moved to Preeceville.
In 2015, Anne moved to the Preeceville Personal Care Home. She lived there until 2018 and then moved to the Preeceville Long Term Care Home.
Anne was an active member of the St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Stenen for over 60 years.
She enjoyed baking, cooking, crocheting, knitting, and quilting. Anne was proud of her huge garden and spent many hours tending to it.
Anne enjoyed her time at the Dew Drop Inn, Stenen and Club 60 in Preeceville where they were members. She enjoyed playing cards and playing shuffleboard.
Anne is survived by her four children, Harold (Carol), Dan (Collette), Ron (Marci) and Marlene (Jack) Starner, her nine grandchildren were her greatest joy: Michelle, Carla (Marcelin) Perras, Shaeleen (Dan) Digirolamo, Kyle (Carling) Anaka, Curtis (Chelsea) Anaka, Jason (Jennifer) Anaka, Allison (Mike) Lynds, Marc Starner and Adam Melvin; Anne also had 14 great grandchildren. Anne is survived by sisters-in-law, Phyllis Anaka, Vicky Rougeau, and Pearl Petrash and generations of nieces and nephews.
Anne was predeceased by her parents, Alex and Sadie, her husband Peter, brothers Mike (Katie), Paul (Francis), John (Vicky) and siblings William and Marusa.
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