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Lynn, born August 5, 1972 at Minnedosa, Prentice Bradley, born April 11, 1976 at Minnedosa. Adrienne and Prentice attend school at Onanole.

Kathy June, born June 22, 1961, at the Erickson hospital. She received her education at Erickson. On August 20, 1977, she married Harold Albert Joseph Tardiff, son of Joseph and the late Eileen Tardiff of Laurier. Harry was born April 12, 1953, at St. Rose. Harry received his education at St. Rose and A.C.C. in Brandon. Kathy and Harry are presently engaged in a mixed farming operation at Laurier. They have three children: Micheal Jason, born July 21, 1979, Sylvia Marie, born May 21, 1982, and Dennis Harold Joseph born July 8, 1983.


by Les Synchyshyn

Nickolas arrived in Canada from Austria in 1914, at the age of 18. He married Nastasia "Nellie" Macgny in 1919. Nastasia arrived in Canada in 1917, at the age of 11.

Left to Right: Katherine Mochnacz; Nastasia and Nickolas Synchyshyn, and Mike Usick.

They farmed at Sandy Lake for two years, then moved to the R.M. of Clanwilliam, S.W. 4-17-18W, in 1921, and lived there until retirement in 1979. They then moved to Neepawa. Nickolas passed away on May 5, 1982, and Nastasia on June 29, 1978.

They had six children who all attended school at Westmount and Lund. Steve married Mary Motuz.



Left to Right: Steve, Mary, Nastasia and Nick Synchyshyn with other family members.

They live on N.E. 3-17-17W and are members of St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church at Mountain Road, Man. They have six children.

Ronnie, educated at Lund School, now working for Versatile Equipment in Winnipeg in the Engineering Dept.

Rosanne, educated at Lund School and Erickson, is a registered nurse. She married Chuck Turner in Winnipeg and they have two children.

Nicki, educated at Lund and Erickson schools, is in construction at Calgary.

Nancy, educated at the Erickson schools, and works as a practical nurse in Winnipeg.

Margaret, educated at the Erickson schools, married Curtis Carter. They live at Onanole and have a little boy. (refer to Carter, Clarence and Lilly).

Mitchell, attended the Erickson schools, and remained on the farm with his parents.

Charlie lives in Winnipeg. He married Sonja Capack and they had two girls and two boys.

Mary lives in Burnaby, B.C., and is married to Sam Mitch. They have one child.

Victoria married Peter Repko and they live in Winterburn on the outskirts of Edmonton. They have two boys and one girl.

Philip married Sandra Kostantiniuk and they live in Winnipeg. They have two boys.

Leslie attended school at Lund and remained on the farm, S.W. 1O-17-17W. He is a member of St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church at Mountain Road, Man. In 1981, he was elected to the Council of the R.M. of Clanwilliam and is presently the Council representative on the Flying Club Executive, and the Whitemud Watershed organization. Leslie has driven the school bus for 20 years and has also been active in community affairs.

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