Robert "Bob" Swerhun

Tuesday, August 14th, 1951 - Friday, June 5th, 2020
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The family of Robert Swerhun of Edmonton, son of Anna & the Late William Swerhun of Calder, sadly announce his passing on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the age of 68 years. Due to current public health restrictions a Family Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, June 17 at 11:00a.m. from Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey officiating.

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The interment will follow in the Garden of Devotion, Yorkton Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made in Bob's name to the Kidney Foundation (2217 Hanselman Ct, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6A8) or to the Diabetes Association (919B Albert St, Regina, SK S4R 2P6).

SWERHUN - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Robert (Bob) Swerhun, of Edmonton, Alberta on June 5th, 2020. Bob was 68 years old.
Bob was born on August 14, 1951 to Bill and Anne Swerhun of Calder. He attended Minerva, MacNutt and Calder Schools and graduated from Yorkton Regional High School.
Bob's working life took him to various points in Manitoba, Alberta and for sometime in North West Territories.
Bob was greatly loved by his family and leaves to mourn his mother, Anne Swerhun of Yorkton, Saskatchewan, his brother David (Donna) Swerhun of Boyle, Alberta, his sister Bonny (Neil) Maddaford of Yorkton, Saskatchewan, his nieces Alanna of Edmonton, Alberta, Carissa of Yorkton, Saskatchewan and nephew, Jonathan of Calgary, Alberta. Bob is survived by his Aunt Genevieve McLeod, Aunt Gail Marteniuk and many cousins and their families.
Bob was predeceased by his father, William Swerhun of Yorkton, Saskatchewan and predeceased by both his maternal and paternal grandparents of Calder and Yorkton, Saskatchewan.
The Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, June 17th at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant officiating. The eulogy was conveyed by Donna Swerhun. The interment followed in the Garden of Devotion at Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Terry Marteniuk, Gerald Shymko, Carl Kohut and Don Tkachuk serving as the casket bearers.
Memorials in Robert's memory may be made to the Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation. Condolences can be sent to the family at
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  • Service

    Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 11:00am
    Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre
    Highway #10 East
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    Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant
  • Interment

    Yorkton Memorial Gardens
    Highway #10 East
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Skyline Property Management

Posted at 05:10pm
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Posted at 04:34pm
To Ann, Bonny and family, and David and family I express my deepest condolences on the loss of your son and brother. I know words are never enough to ease the pain you are feeling. I just want to let you know I am thinking of you and wish you strength to get through the difficult days. Karen Leonard(Yurchuk)

Lido Faverzani

Posted at 03:59pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm surprised and saddened to hear about Bob's passing. He was such a good man. At Richmond Arms we’re going to miss him. I’m deeply sorry your family is experiencing the pain of a loss like this. My heart goes out to each of you. Keeping you in my warmest thoughts as you navigate this difficult time—and wishing you hope and healing when you’re ready. With deepest sympathy as you remember Robert. Sincerely, Lido from Richmond Arms Unit #11.

Shirley Eftoda

Posted at 07:07pm
To Bob's mother Anna, his sister Bonny & family, and his brother David & family:
Terribly sad to hear of Bob's passing. He was truly a man of honesty and great character who marched to the beat of his own drummer. He will be missed and I'll never stop loving him. Wishing you all strength and peace during this hard time, hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain.
With deepest sympathy,
Shirley Eftoda
Edmonton, AB


Shirley Eftoda

Posted at 06:18pm
My sincere sympathy,
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