The family of the late Wilmer Ostapowich age 85, beloved husband of Dorothy of Yorkton SK sadly announce his passing on May 22, 2021.
Due to Covid 19 Restrictions a celebration of Wilmer's life will take place at a later date.
For more information or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.ChristiesFuneralHome.com.
Wilmer Augustine, husband of Dorothy, passed away May 22, 2021 in Yorkton SK at the age of 85 years. Wilmer was born in Sheho SK to George and Effie (Sebulski). He attended school in Sheho, graduating from the Yorkton Collegiate.
Wilmer worked at Poulter’s Men’s Wear in Yorkton, then at the Department of Highways as a draftsman; and later at Standard Motors before retiring in 1996.
In 1963 he married Dorothy Hart of Theodore SK. Wilmer and Dorothy were blessed with a daughter, Shelly Lee born in 1969.
Wilmer loved sports. He played baseball, hockey and enjoyed golfing.
The family cabin at the lake was one of his favorite places to be, boating, fishing, snowmobiling, walking on the beach or just relaxing on the deck.
He enjoyed many trips and holidays with his family and friends.
Gardening and working in both of his yards was very relaxing for him.
If you ever needed something repaired or fixed, Wilmer had tape, glue or a piece of string handy.
His grandchildren were very special to him. He was so proud of them and loved them deeply.
He leaves to mourn and cherish his memory, his best friend and devoted wife of 58 years Dorothy, his daughter Shelly Lee and her husband John Kachur of Saskatoon, grandchildren Darby, Abby, Payton and Taiya; and many great friends. He will also be missed by his favorite puppy Bosco.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Yorkton Minor Hockey Association or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
“When someone is in your heart they are never truly gone.”