BUTKIEWJERZ (WLODZIMIERZ – Walter (Wlodzinierz) Butkiewicz of Brooks, Alberta died on December 31, 1977 in the Calgary General Hospital at the age of 84 years.
He was born in Russia and came to Brooks in 1949. He farmed in the Tilley district until retiring 1968 when he moved to Brooks residing here since.
He is survived by his wife, Helena, of Brooks; three sons, Paul of Tilley, Peter of Calgary and Ken of Red Deer; one daughter, Mrs. William (Olga) Klimuk of Tilley; nine grandchildren; tow great grandchildren, and a sister in Russia.
Funeral service was held in Smith Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, January 4 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. L. Lyvenky officiating, Interment following in the Brooks Cemetery.
Pallbearers were John Suchy, Louis Gongal, Stan Michalski, Steve Borowec, Joe Punko and John Hewko.
If friends desire donations may be made to the Alberta Heart Fund.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Brooks Bulletin January 01, 1978 Roll 27 Image 322