Katherine Wach of Yorkton, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully in the early hours on July 6, 2019 at Jowsey House (Yorkton and District Nursing Home) at the age of 98 years.
Katherine was born on May 16, 1921 in the Fone Hill District.
She was the daughter of Stefan and Emily (nee Nazarkiewicz) Borys. Katherine went to a country school in Fonehill and completed her grade 8 education. After her schooling she helped out on the family farm. On October 22, 1949 she married Steve Wach, they settled in Yorkton and together raised 4 children.
Katherine was predeceased by her parents, her husband Steve, her brothers Alex, Bill, Fred, John, Mike, Fritz, and Eli, her sisters Anne and Mary.
She leaves to celebrate her life her children, Frances Wach, Betty Slater, John Wach (Sandra Pratt) and Marge Nelson (Brian) her grandchildren, Shauna (Mike), Sean (Ashley), Shannon, Shane (Vanessa), Kendra (Andrew), Erin (Tim), Katherine, Bryce (Amy). One brother Max (Jenny) as well as 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great daughter, former daughter-in-law and friend Wendy Morris. Also numerous nieces and nephews.
She will missed beyond words.
A Memorial Service was held for Katherine on Thursday, July 18,2019 at 1:00 pm from the Christies Funeral Home and Crematorium in Yorkton with Rev. Catherine Pace officiating.
Interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Katherine may be made to The Boys and Girls Club of Yorkton.
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Boys and Girls Club of Yorkton