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EDWARD KOSHELANYK (published on September 12, 2011)

EDWARD KOSHELANYK We announce the tragic and unexpected passing of Edward Koshelanyk, at his home on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at the age of 59 years. Eddie was born in Vita on January 11, 1952, to Marco and Lena Koshelanyk of Caliento, Manitoba. He was predeceased by his mother Lena Koshelanyk on October 28, 2010, and baby brother in 1962. Eddie is survived by his father Marco, brothers Jim (Lee), Tom (Marg), sisters Christine and Marianne (Roger), and many nieces, nephews and friends. As a young man, Eddie worked briefly tree planting and at Canada Packers. When he returned to the farm, he realized his love of farming. In August 2003, the 100 Year Century Farm Award was presented to Eddie and his parents - descendants of Safroni and Eufrozina Stefiuk. Eddie was also a third generation Post Master at Caliento. Eddie's Funeral will take place on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., at Vita Funeral Home, Vita, MB with interment in the Caliento National Cemetery Caliento, MB. In lieu of flowers or donations, please do an act of kindness, as Eddie had done many a times. Funeral Arrangements by Vita Funeral Home, Vita, Manitoba, (204) 425-3114.

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