The family of Mrs. Gladys Walowski, wife of the late Frank Walowski, of the Stenen District, sadly announce her passing on Friday, May 19. She was 91 years of age.
Visitation will take place on Thursday, May 25 from 4:00-5:00 and 6:30- 8:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Preeceville Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 26 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Sturgis.
Interment will follow in the Canora Community Cemetery.
Memorials in memory of Gladys Walowski may be made to Canora Gateway Lodge as gifts of remembrance.
Gladys was born on February 2, 1932, in the community of Lady Lake, Saskatchewan. She attended school nearby in Cavell, Saskatchewan. After leaving school, she worked in Sturgis, and later followed her family that had moved to Gilbert Plains, Manitoba. She then worked in Dauphin and Gilbert Plains as a waitress. In 1949 Gladys met Frank Walowski and they were engaged. In 1950 they were married and she moved to Frank’s farm north of Stenen, Saskatchewan. They were blessed with four sons, Jim Frank, Garry Wayne, David Rocky and Ronald Milden.
Gladys loved the farm life and was truly devoted to her family. She loved gardening, flowers, cooking, and canning. They raised farm animals which Gladys was a big part of. She provided love and care to her family.
“Your worries Sis are all over now. We will not hug each other again, but I will remember the last forever.”
Fred Palaniuk – Brother to Gladys
Gladys is predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Frank Walowksi; and her parents, Mike and Anne Palaniuk.
Gladys is survived by her brother, Fred Palaniuk (Yakima, WA) and her sister, Bernice Yaycheshen (Chilliwack, BC); her four sons and their families, Jim Frank (Sandy) of Vernon, BC and their three sons, Justin (Lana), (granddaughter, Zea) son, Jeffery (Leanne), (grandson, Harrison) and son, Jamie;
Garry Wayne (Leona) of The Pas, MB, and their two daughters, Katerina (granddaughters, Sarah and Ava), and Bobbishay (granddaughters, Emma, Alexandria and Sophia);
David Rocky (Nora) of Ft. McMurray, AB, and their two children, Zachary (grandkids, Emerson, Wren) and Hannah; and
Ronald Milden (Stenen, SK) and his son, Reis.