July 8, 1929 – June 25, 2015
Bruno Korol passed away peacefully on June 25, 2015 at the age of 85 with his family at his bedside. Bruno was born on July 8, 1929 in Henribourg to John and Mary Korol. He grew up on the homestead in Foxford and quit school at an early age to help his father and brothers break the land and then farm it. He continued farming with his brother Stanley until his retirement in 1995. Bruno met Olga in Foxford where she was teaching and they married on July 21, 1957. They celebrated their 57th anniversary last year. They raised two children, Sharon who was born on their 5th anniversary and Wayne who arrived 3 years later. After retirement, they moved to Prince Albert where they spent 16 years of quality time with their friends and family. They also travelled to visit their children in Campbell River, BC and Fairview, AB. Bruno is survived by: his wife Olga; his children Sharon from Campbell River, BC and Wayne (Linda McKay) from Fairview, AB; his grandchildren Jessica (Derrick) and Taylor (Jordan Whillans); his great-grandchildren Elizabeth, Brielynn and Lennyn; his brothers Joe (Doreen) Korol, West Kelowna, BC and Stanley (Liz) Korol, Smeaton, SK; his sister-in-law Pauline Wojciechowksi, Prince Albert, SK. He was predeceased by: his parents, John and Mary Korol; his brothers Walter and Steve; his sister Lynn; his in-laws Andrew and Mary Chambul; his sister-in-law Helen Pikaluk. Bruno was a member of the Foxford Wheat Pool and a Director of the Foxford Recreation Centre. His passions were farming, fishing and hunting and in retirement coffee with his friends and family. A special thank you to niece Chris Stacey, brother-in-law Stan Skulmoski, and Brad, Bonnie Ashley and Shawnee Stich for their care and assistance over the past year. Thanks to the nurses on the 5th floor of Victoria Hospital for their kind and compassionate care of Bruno during his brief stay. A Celebration of Bruno’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 2, at Messiah Lutheran Church with Pastor Dennis Serfas officiating. Interment will be held at Prince Albert Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of RIVER PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Prince Albert, 306-764-2727, Carla Jesso, Funeral Director.