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Nykiforuk, Daniel 'Dan"
December 31, 1920 - January 12, 2018
Service:Friday, February 16, 2018
2:00 pm
A Celebration of Life will be held in Dan’s honour at the Rocky Funeral Home, Rocky Mountain House, AB. on February 16 , 2018, 2 PM.
Interment:  Pine Grove Cemetery
Notice:  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dan’s name to the acute care unit of the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre.

Obituary

Daniel Nykiforuk
December 31, 1920 - January 12, 2018

It is with sadness the family of Daniel Nykiforuk, husband of Hazel, announce his passing at Rocky Mountain House Health Centre January 12, 2018 at the age of 97.
Daniel was born on the family farm near North Battleford Sask, the 5th child of Michael and Caroline Nykiforuk. Dan served in the Canadian Army with Westminster Regiment during WWII and was posted to England, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
After his return to Canada, Dan married Elizabeth Srayko and had 3 children. He worked in various careers in sales, married Hazel McBlane and retired eventually to Rocky Mountain House, where he enjoyed his love of the West Country. Dan often had fun stories or jokes to tell, he loved company and outdoor pursuits.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 38 years Hazel, his three children Donald (Sharyn) of Fairview AB, Raymond (Ann) of Fairview AB and Joyce (Murray) Nelson of Parksville BC; three stepchildren Gloria (Ken) Rhodes, Richard McBlane, and Kim McBlane; grandchildren David, Jennifer (David) Straughan, Valerie (John) Muggaberg, Lethe (Troy) Johanesson, Christopher, Samantha (Chris) Picklyk, Ray (Alaina), Danny, Natalie, Carlos, Mark Nelson and Julie Nelson; step grandchildren Aileen and Corinne Rhodes; 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; his sisters Olga (Gilles) Verret, Oraise (+Fred) Horkoff and brother Peter (Ina); sisters- in- law, Sophie, Lillian, and Mary plus numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Predeceased by his parents: Michael & Caroline Nykiforuk; step-mother Paraska, brothers & sisters: Paul (+Mary), Emily (+Paul) Dumas, Morris, William (+Ann) Dick, Walter, Tom, Nick, Odarka (+Kenneth) Cairns.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Dan’s honour at the Rocky Funeral Home, Rocky Mountain House, AB. on February 16 , 2018, 2 PM. Cremation entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Crematorium.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dan’s name to the acute care unit of the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre.
A special thank you, to the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre for the compassionate care of Daniel in his final days.

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with arrangements. 403-845-2626

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