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bull rider, Randy Bancescu, from Wood Mountain, SK. Randy and Wendy reside at Oak Lake, MB where Randy is an equine rancher. Wendy and Randy have three little girls: Haley Anna, Amy Aaron and Kaitlyn Emily. Their spare time is occupied by a wealth of outdoor activities and by escorting little girls to dancing, piano and skating.

Joan, Anna's youngest daughter, and her husband, Dave Korocil, live in Saskatoon, SK. Dave is assistant terminal manager of CP Rail Intermodal Services for Saskatoon, while Joan runs a daycare in their home.

Their oldest son, Jason, married Lynette Ganert in the fall of 1998. They reside on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, USA. Jason works as a registered nurse at the E.R. at Waiane Emergency Center. Lynette works as an R.N. III surgery at St. Frances Hospital.

Dave and Joan's second son, Jonathan, married Carissa Redekop in the spring of 1999. Jonathan is doing an apprenticeship with Le Grand Ocularists in Edmonton, AB.

Dave and Joan's daughter, Deanna, is presently attending the University of Nations in Kona on the island of Hawaii, USA. Her future education plans include a degree in Agriculture in Saskatoon.

Their youngest son, Timothy, has one year left in high school; then he hopes to study Environmental Sciences.

Dave and Joan plan to retire within a couple of years on the Wark farm at Hilltop, MB.


Cliff and Bea Warrington Family

Back row: Alvin Kowalick, Cathy and Kent Warrington Middle row: Patsy Kowalick, Zachery and Stephanie Warrington, Bea and Cliff Warrington, Ron and Darlene Slobodian

Front row: Kailey, Ricky and Lindsay Kowalick, Tammy (Slobodian) Letowsky, Heidi and Chad Slobodian.

Missing: Colin Slobodian

Back row: Patsy, Kent and Darlene Front: Bea and Cliff Warrington

Edna passed away on January 1, 1988. Edna's son, Clifford, and wife, Beatrice (Lundman), retired from farm­ ing and are now living in the trailer court in Erickson. They celebrated their 50th Anniversary on August I, 1998. All of their family, relatives and a lot of friends attended.


Kent Clifford is the youngest child of Clifford and Beatrice Warrington, boru on January 22, 1966, at Minnedosa, MB. He received his schooling at Erickson and bought the family farm (NW 29-17 -18W) in 1984 from his parents. On April 5, 1986, Kent married Catherine Mae Cooley at the Hilltop Baptist Church. Catherine, oldest child of David and Evelyn Cooley, was boru on January 3, 1967, at Birtle, MB. She received her schooling at Birtle schools and Erickson Collegiate.

They have two children. Zachary Kent was boru in Minnedosa on September 13, 1986, and currently attends Erickson Collegiate. Stephanie Erin was boru on October 7, 1988, at Minnedosa, MB, and attends Erickson Elementary.

In 1995, the farm was sold to Alvin and Patsy Kowalick. After a short time in the town of Erickson, Kent and Cathy moved to Brandon for two years, returuing back to Erickson in June 1999, and they are living at SE 5-18- 18W. Kent is employed at Erickson Co-op and Cathy at Gold Nugget Service.


Daniel and Thuraya Weedon moved to the Erickson area with their eldest son, Michael, in December 1976, where Daniel obtained work as a Park Naturalist in Riding Mountain National Park. The first winter was spent in a cabin, but in the spring of 1977, they moved into the