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Born: Oct 10, 1928

Date of Passing: Jan 18, 2018

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HELEN DIANE SUL (nee DOBCHUK) Helen Diane Sul (nee Dobchuk) formerly of Kelwood MB, passed away peacefully at the age of 89 at Heritage Lodge Personal Care home in Winnipeg, MB on January 18, 2018. She was predeceased by her parents, Daniel and Elsie Dobchuk; husband John; her brother Wesley; sisters, Olga, Anne and Alexandria; and nephew Kenneth Dobchuk. Left to mourn her passing are her son Don and his wife Lori; grandchildren, Johanna, Clayton, Angela, Neil and wife Raye-Leigh, and Nickolas, as well as four great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Sally Groves and Annette Sul, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Helen was born in Poland on October 10, 1928. She immigrated to Canada with her family when she was seven months of age. She grew up on the family farm north of Arden Ridge, then moved east of Kelwood where she lived until 1948. In 1948, she married John with whom she enjoyed 61 wonderful years until his passing in 2009. They resided at Norgate, MB until 1977. During this time, she helped run the post office that was operated out of their residence until 1969. After the closure of the post office she did homecare and worked part-time at the Kelwood Post Office. She was always very active in the Norgate Ladies Auxiliary and later with the McCreary Gospel Church Ladies group. In 1977 Helen and John built a new home in Kelwood MB where they lived until Helen was no long able to reside on her own. Helen enjoyed many hours of doing crafts. She loved to cook and tend to her garden. Special thanks to all the staff at Heritage Lodge in Winnipeg, Manitoba for all of their care and compassion looking after mom for the past five years. Funeral service will be held at White's Funeral Home in Neepawa, MB on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, MB with Lunch to follow at the Neepawa Legion Hall. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Memory of Helen Sul to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. Messages of condolence may be placed online at White's Funeral Home, Neepawa, MB in care of arrangements. 1-204-476-2848

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 20, 2018

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • My deepest sympathies to you, Don and your family. Heaven has gained another hard working angel. I remember your Mom as always having a smile and some neighbourly news for us as we went to pick up our mail- truly one of the links that held our little community together. - Posted by: Linda Cripps (Norgate neighbour) on: Jan 25, 2018

  • Prayers and condolences for auntie Helen and family. I have fond memories of her from my childhood when visiting Manitoba from Vancouver. I remember her laughter and smiling face. May she rest with her family in peace. - Posted by: Daniel Rudick (Nephew) on: Jan 24, 2018

  • To Don, Lori and family; I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. My thoughts, prayers and hugs to you all at this difficult time, - Posted by: Jane De Pauw (nee Fedak) (Family friend) on: Jan 23, 2018

  • Deepest condolences from Victor Dobchuk and family (son of Peter Dobchuk) - Posted by: victor dobchuk (family relative) on: Jan 22, 2018

  • Our condolences - Posted by: Wilf & Deanna Klassen (Niece) on: Jan 20, 2018

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