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Olga Tokarski (nee Hleck) passed away peacefully on March 20, 2018. She was 91 years old. Olga Hleck was born April 3rd, 1926 to Demetrius (Martin) and Pauline Hleck (nee Braschuk) and raised on a farm with 6 siblings in the Englefeld area. In 1950, Olga married Michael Tokarski and settled in the Wimmer area to live and love the life of farming. She was a fulltime homemaker and mother of 5. She was an excellent cook and baker. She was known for her wonderful chiffon cakes - the birthday cake of choice. She excelled in gardening and always had home canned goods to share with family and friends. Olga enjoyed playing cards, sewing, knitting, fishing and checking out any new health trend possible. She was an avid member of the Wimmer Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Ladies Aid where she participated in many bake sales, quilting and perogy making parties. She loved to visit family and friends and the welcome mat was always out for visitors too. She will be sadly missed by many. Olga will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed, by her three children, eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren: Bernice Gerspacher (Alf) of Watson and family Chad (Kim) Gerspacher and children Harrison and Heidi of Kelowna, BC, and Tara (Jason) Romanchuk and children Eva and Lindy of Sturgis; Dan (Anna-Marie) Tokarski of Regina and family Jennifer (Scott) Skjeie and children Noah and Olivia, and Lindsay Tokarski (Clinton Templeton), all of Regina; Marci Tokarski (Barry Reid) of Edmonton, AB; Steve’s family, Deb Tokarski of Watson and family Steven Paul Tokarski of Drumheller, AB and Taya Tokarski of Watrous; and Mark’s family Darlene Tokarski of Watson and family Dustin Tokarski (Linea) of Philadelphia, PA and Sierra Tokarski of Dalmeny; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Olga was predeceased by her husband Michael; two sons Steven and Mark; her parents Demetrius (Martin) and Pauline Hleck; and six siblings - Leo, Paul, Elsie, Philip, Harry and Gordon. The Prayer Service was held on Sunday March 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. and the Funeral Service was held on Monday March 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. officiated by Rev. Fr. Michael Faryna. Both services will be held at Malinoski & Danyluik Funeral Home Hwy 5 East Humboldt. Interment followed at Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Wimmer District. Memorial Donations in Olga’s memory may be directed to Quill Plains Centennial Lodge, Watson. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to MALINOSKI & DANYLUIK FUNERAL HOME, Humboldt (306-682-1622).
Quill Plains Centennial Lodge
400 3rd Avenue NE, Watson SK S0K 4V0