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Road Catholic church and mother a member of the S1. Judes' Catholic church in Erickson, also attended ser vices at the Ukrainian Catholic church in town.
There were twelve children in our family. Annie was born in March, 1899, and came to Canada with her parents when she was three weeks old. She attended school at Erickson in the early years, was thirteen years old when she worked for Tom Campbell's for two years and a short time for Charlie Bengtson. While at Camp bell's, she met and married Bill Krysko. (refer to Krysko, Bill and Annie).
Mary was born on August 7, 1901, at Olha, Manitoba.
She married John Adamyk and they lived at Mountain Road. They had five children; Andrew, Martha, Kathy, Peter and Victor. Four of their children married. There were eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. John is presently in the Fairview nursing home in Neepawa. He is 94 years old. Mary passed away in 1973, and is buried at Riverside cemetery in Neepawa, Manitoba.
Wes was born on May 5, 1903, at Erickson and was educated at Erickson school. He farmed till 1940 when he sold out and moved to Waitville, Saskatchewan, where he had a blacksmith shop, later bought land and farmed until 1965. He married Ida Ullberg and he had one stepson, Eddie. Eddie married Wanda Fischer. They have three girls; Jodi, Ginger and Tammy. Wes died on December 13, 1965 and is buried in Birch Hills cemetery in Saskatchewan.
Christine was born May 10, 1904, at Erickson, at tended Erickson school from 1911 to 1916, worked for different families in town in exchange for room and board. Christine married Archie Rushton of Basswood, Manitoba (refer to Rushton, Archie and Christine).
Katherine was born May 25, 1906, and attended Erickson school and also went out working for different families, Hempstocks, Tom Logan, McQuarrie's and George Thompson. She married Peter Warwaruk. (refer to Warwaruk, Peter and Katherine).
Rose was born December 22, 1907, at Erickson. She was educated at Erickson school and also worked out for many years. Rose married Wes Warwaruk. (refer to Warwaruk, Wes and Rose).
Peter was born on May 15, 1909, and educated at Erickson school. Peter married Rose Woytowich of Oakburn, Manitoba. Peter had a blacksmith shop in town and resided there for many years. While living in Erickson, Rose was a member of the Women's Institute and an ardent curler. Peter was a member of the In ternational Order of Foresters. They were members of the Roman Catholic Church. They then moved to Kitimat, B.C. in 1965. He worked as a Welder at the Alcan Plant for 16 years. Peter and Rose had two sons, Douglas and Wesley. There are four grandchildren. Peter died on July 23, 1972 and is buried at Kitimat Municipal cemetery. Rose resides at Kitimat.
Pearl was born March 17, 1911. She attended Erickson school. Pearl married Jack Joskow of Ontario. They had six children; Yvonne, Donald, Marieanne, Margaret, Rose, Judith and Tom, fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Pearl passed away at Brandon hospital in 1975 and is buried at St. Judes cemetery at Erickson.
Annie and Magda O/eniuk.
Daniel was born on September 17, 1912. He died at the age of four years, buried at Mountain Road cemetery.
Helen was born on December 29, 1914, and educated at Erickson and married Philip Stattin. They owned a general store on the Fisher River Indian Reservation for 46 years. They have six children; Julia, Phyllis, David, Walianna, Randy and Lori. There are 10 grandchildren. They retired in April, 1982. Presently they reside in West Kildonan, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Walianna was born on May 29, 1917 and educated at Erickson. She died on September 17, 1930 and buried at Mountain Road cemetery.
Paul was born June 1, 1919 and was educated at Erickson school. He died at the New Children's Hospital in Winnipeg in 1931 and is buried at Mountain Road cemetery.
My mother Magda died at the age of eighty-one years.
She is buried at S1. Jude'scemetery at Erickson.
OLENIUK, W ASYL AND TEKLA by Stella Hill
Wasyl was born in Zywarciw, Ukraine, on December 12, 1878. He married Tekla Wawszko in 1905. She was born on January 1, 1884, also in Zywarciw. They had several parcels of land which they farmed. Two daughters, Mary and Annie, were born to them in the Ukraine.
Wasyl's first trip to Canada was made some time after 1910 when he came to Ontario and worked on the railroad. He went back to the Ukraine, coming again in 1913 to the Erickson area. There were friends and relatives here and he worked for several farmers as a hired hand. Wasyl was with the Wilson Greenlaw family for four years and he was known as Billy.