Alfred Achtymichuk

Alfred Achtymichuk

Tuesday, July 16th, 1929 - Monday, October 14th, 2019
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ACHTYMICHUK - Alfred Achtymichuk of Yorkton passed suddenly on Monday, October 14th, 2019 at the age of 90 years. Alfred was born on July 16, 1929 on the family farm in the Hamton district of Saskatchewan; a son of John and Helen (nee Kozmech) Achtymichuk. He lived in the district until 1935 when his father John moved the family to an acreage east of Yorkton to establish a farm. Alfred received his education at Anemone School. After completing his education Alfred continued farming with his father. On November 28th, 1956 Alfred married Georgina Starr where they took over the family farm and worked together to build a perfect place to raise their children. 1994 Alfred moved from the farm and into Yorkton and continued to farm until 2002. Curling, cards, pool, travel and socializing at the Country Inn every Saturday where some of the things he loved to do. Alfred was predeceased by his wife Georgina (Starr); parents John and Helen; father and mother-in-law Theodore and Julia (Starr); brothers-in-law Brent Stewart; Brenton Reusch; Oscar Gellert; Bob Starr and sisters-in-law Dorothy Gellert and Rusty Starr. Alfred is survived by his daughter Margo (Curtis) Melnechenko; son Chad (Prudence) Achtymichuk; grandchildren Colby (Casey) Melnechenko; Breanna Melnechenko; Ewan, Jude and Georgina Achtymichuk; sisters Lenore Stewart; Bernice Reusch; sister and brother-in-law Marlyn and Dennis Wagner; as well as his many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. The funeral service was held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, B. Th. officiating. Music played was Amazing Grace and How Great Thou Art. The interment took place in the Garden of Gethsemane with son Chad and daughter Margo as the urnbearers. Condolences can be left at
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  • Service

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 2:00pm
    Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre
    Highway #10 East
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    Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant
  • Interment

    Yorkton Memorial Gardens
    Highway #10 East
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Deb Blommaert

Posted at 10:40pm
Ross and Debbie from The Health Foundation extend deepest sympathy to Alfred’s family. We always enjoyed his visits and always shared a few laughs.

Joyce Wagner

Posted at 05:53pm
Margo,Curtis and family; This is such a hard part of life to let someone go but cherish your memories always. May God give you his hand in comfort and peace. My prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Kevin Melnechenko

Posted at 09:18am
Deepest sympathies to all. Alphie is going to be truly missed. It was a blessing to have him around. I’m going to miss having a drink of some “special” refreshments with Alphie, Curtis and Margo, outside on Alphie’s porch, during my summer visits to Yorkton. Never forgotten.

Stan Bischop

Posted at 01:38pm
Alf was a good friend and neighbour!

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