Mr. Walter Eftoda of Yorkton, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the age of 85 years. The funeral service will take place on Monday, July 22 at 11:00a.m. at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre. The interment will follow in the Yorkton City Cemetery. Memorials in memory of Walter may be made to a Charity of Choice as gifts of remembrance.
Walter Eftoda was born on December 1, 1933 in the Calder district of Saskatchewan; a son of Metro and Laura (nee Kozaruk) Eftoda. Walter was raised on the family farm and attended the Torsk School. As a young man he began farming. On July 23rd 1956 he was united in marriage to Elsie Senychych. In 1961 Walter purchased his own land. In the mid 1970's Walter moved to Yorkton and rented out his land. After settling in town he eventually began working at Mike's Lock Service, where he was employed for several years. Following an illness Walter decided to retire. He enjoyed attending garage sales, watching sports on tv, especially hockey. He also collected antiques and enjoyed wood working in his spare time.
Walter's health had been in decline for a number of years but was able to stay in his own home and maintain his independence until just recently. Walter passed away on Tuesday, July 16th 2019 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. He was 85 years of age. Predeceased by his parents; his brother Nick; two sisters: Lena (Mike Kowal) and Mary (Alex) Kowal. He is survived by his daughter: Shirley Eftoda (Greg) of Edmonton, AB; sister-in-law, Dora Eftoda of Campbell River, BC, as well as several nieces, nephews & cousins.