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Patricia, our daughter, lives in Vancouver. She is a medical librarian and manager of the library at Riverview Hospital.


Anne and Barney

60th Wedding Anniversary June 5, 1998

Baruey officially retired from the service station busi­ ness in June 1991, after 61 years in the business. His retirement enabled him and Anne to spend more time trav­ elling throughout Canada and the US. One of their most memorable trips was a cruise to Alaska in June 1998, when they celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on board the Legend of the Seas cruise ship.

In 1998, Anne retired as president of the st. Jude's Ladies of the Altar after 22 years of service. She contin­ ues to take great pride in her garden and spends countless enjoyable hours tending to it.

Their daughter, Gerri Phillips, resides in Surrey, Be.

In 1988, her daughter, Lana, married Rob Hakesley of Surrey, Be. They reside in White Rock, BC and have two children: Tyler and Nykita. In 1992, her daughter, Leisa, married Jordy Zaharia of Richmond, Be. They reside in Kelowna, BC and have two children: Brayden and Tianna.

Sadly, in 1986, their daughter, Gloria Skog, passed away at age 44. Her husband, Dennis, resides in Erickson, MB. Their son, Dwayne, his wife, Barbara, and children, Bradley and Stacey reside in Fort McLeod, AB. Their daughter, Kim, and husband, Neil Fleming, reside at Ditch Lake, MB and have two sons: Troy and Sean. In 1997, their son, Darren, married Angela Shell born of Onanole, MB. They reside in Norway House, MB.

Their daughter, Lenore, and husband, Bob Buvyer, reside in Richmond, BC. Their son, Craig, resides in Vancouver and daughter, Carly, resides in Richmond, Be.

Their son, Larry, married Pat Gervais from Calgary, AB in 1998. They reside in Calgary, AB.

Their daughter, Jan, married Ray Doraty of Edmonton, AB in 1992. They reside in Edmonton, AB and have two sons: Nathan and Jacob.


In this year of 2000, I am still living in Minnedosa.

I look forward each year to spending the summer at Gertrude Lake (Ditch) at our cottage there.

Bob and Linda also live in Minnedosa where Linda is a resource co-ordinator for Home Care. Bob is presently working at Super Thrifty Drugs in Brandon. Their son, Michael, lives in Winnipeg and is married to the former Lisa McNabb. He is a geological engineer with Connors Associates. They have two sons - Andrew Jackson, five years old, and Logan James, two years. Daughter, Sharri, is married to Stewart Roche. They live in Winnipeg where Sharri is a guidance teacher at Dakota Collegiate and Stewart works with the Royal Bank. They have a wee daughter, Sarah, who is 1 112years old.

Laurence and Christine live in Winnipeg. Laurence is a fmancial advisor with Berkshire Investment Group, and Christine teaches E.S.L. (English as a second language with Immigrants). Their son, Stephen, works with 'Shippers Supply'. Daughter, Laurie, is in 3rd year arts at U. of Winnipeg, and Andrea is taking Environmental Studies at Sir Sanford Fleming College in Lindsay, ON.

Eleanor also lives in Winnipeg. She works for Intria Items (CIBC). Her son, Kori, is finished school and presently taking an advanced course in pip e fitting.


Lome and Margaret continue to live in Erickson. Their daughter, Charlene (Copeland), lives III Morden, MB. She has two children, Laurel and James. Lome and Margaret's son, Edward, lives in Brandon. He has two children, Shawna and Troy. Lome and Margaret's youngest daughter, Lori, is married to Dennis Lavineway and lives in Erickson. They have one daughter, Sara-Jean Lavineway.


In the year 1921, John Boyko married Annie Kopeechuk. They were married in the church at Sandy Lake, MB. They lived for a few years in the Mountain Road area before moving to the Erickson District. They settled on the home place in 1928 and rented for eighteen years. They purchased the farm in 1947. One more quarter was added in 1958 and another in 1971. Annie died in 1997 and