DAREICHUK - Steve Dareichuk, beloved husband of Amy of Yorkton passed away on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. He was eighty three years of age. Steven William Dareichuk was born on January 9, 1936 in the Drobot District of Saskatchewan. A son of Wasyl and Katherine (nee Tymoruski) Dareichuk. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in the district and later in Theodore. In Steve's younger years he worked on the family farm. He later worked at Snow Lake, Manitoba in the nickel mine and then with Sask Power High Line. In 1957 Steve met Amy walking home from school and gave her a ride home. It was love at first sight for both of them which grew into a sixty two year relationship. Steve and Amy Graval were married in 1959 and were blessed with a son, Kevin born in 1960. Steve and Amy moved to Yorkton in 1960 where Steve accepted a job at Auto Electric Service as Counterman, then being rewarded as Territory Salesman where he stayed until 1974. In 1976 he went into partnership and purchased York Auto Supply. In 1979 he ventured out on his own and started Canadiana Agri-Motive which is in its 40th year of operation. Steve also loved farming and had purchased the family farm north of Insinger. Steve was very involved in Yorkton's community service. He was a proud member of Associated Canadian Travelers A.C.T. and on the Yorkton Terrier Junior executive committee. Steve was a sports giant! He played baseball, hockey and loved football. He managed the Yorkton Braves to within one game of going to the Canadian nationals in New Brunswick. Later Steve managed hockey teams, baseball teams and refereed and umpired Junior games. He was a huge fan of the: Cleveland Indians baseball team, the Chicago Blackhawks hockey team and our Saskatchewan Roughriders football team. Go Riders! Love you Papa Steve. Steve was predeceased by his parents Wasyl and Katherine, his brothers John and Bill; sisters, Mary Podhorski, Lena Baziuk and Anne Koshman; his mother and father in law; George and Katherine Graval; and his brother in law, Joe Roebuck. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of fifty nine years, Amy; son, Kevin; sisters in law Rose Dareichuk and Delores Roebuck; as well as many nieces, nephews relatives and friends. Prayers were held on Sunday evening, August 11th 2019 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey officiating. Tributes were given by Tracy Baliski & Ken Schroeder. The funeral service was held on Monday morning, August 12th 2019 from Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Yorkton with Rev. Father Petro Tsenov officiating. The responses were led by Zenovia Duch, with assistance from the Parish Choir members. The crossbearer was Lorrie Kaban, the sacristan was Gerald Kaban. The interment followed in the Garden of Crucifixion at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Shayne Roebuck, Brent Mireau, Walter Skiehar, Larry Penteliuk, Don Dziaduck and David Dareichuk serving as the casketbearers. Memorials were to cardiac care at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. Condolences can be left at baileysfuneralhome.com
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Mr. Steven Dareichuk of Yorkton, beloved husband of Amy & Father of Kevin passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the age of 83 years. Prayers will be held on Sunday, August 11 at 7:00p.m. at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre. The funeral service will take place on Monday, August 12 at 10:00a.m. from Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Orthodox Church with the interment to follow in the Garden of Crucifixion, Yorkton Memorial Gardens. Memorials in memory of Steve may be made to the Yorkton Regional Health Centre for Cardiac Care as gifts of remembrance.