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In Loving Memory Of

Paul Frank Hilkewich

 

Paul Hilkewich resident of Grande Prairie, formerly of Dixonville and Manning, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Grande Prairie at the age of 82 years.

He was born on the family homestead at Figure 8 Lake, the youngest child and little brother for his 12 siblings in the Hilkewich family. He went to work at a very young age, operating heavy equipment doing road construction, later owning gravel and lumber trucks. In 1955 he married Lois Coulter and became an instant father to her two daughters (Judy and Sherry). Together they had three more daughters (Donna, Paula, Susan) and lastly one son (David). In 1960 one of his dreams came true when he bought a farm.

He was known for his hospitality, generosity, mischievous sense of humour and his love of horses.

Paul was predeceased by his parents, Polly and Metro Hilkewich and his wife, Lois.

He is survived by his children: Judy Kessler (Denis Gamache), Sherry (Andy) Paul, Donna (Cal) Watson, Paula (Tim) Halter, Susan (Howard) Gamble and David (Jayne) Hilkewich; as well as 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are being held Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 1:00pm at Brownvale Community Hall.

Memorial donations in Paul’s memory can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (Unit 109 10126 120 Ave. Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8H9).

In Loving Memory of

Paul Frank Hilkewich
 

 
 

 
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Funeral Service Details

Funeral Service
Saturday, August 8, 2015
1:00 PM
Brownvale Community Hall

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Interment

Berwyn Cemetery
MD of Peace River
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