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SPAK: Mr. John Spak of Brandon, formerly of Virden, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the age of 79. John is survived by his wife, Sharon of Brandon; son, Ryan (children, Jaylen and Dylan) of MacGregor, MB; daughter, Carmen (Shaun) Steinburg (children, Katelyn and Hannah) of Grande Prairie, AB. He was predeceased by his parents, Wasyl "William" and Domka "Dorothy" (Drozda) Szpak; brothers, Peter and Paul; sister, Mary. A private family service will be held. A celebration of John's life will take place at a later date when restrictions ease. If friends desire, donations in memory of John can be directed to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, MB, R7A 2B3. Please indicate Palliative Care or Westman Cancer Care. To send messages of condolence to the family, please visit:

Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral
Home & Crematorium,
Melita, MB
(204) 522-3361.
Neil Redpath and
Kurt Ardron
Funeral Directors.

As published in Brandon Sun on Dec 02, 2020

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • Dear Sharon & family- I was so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Deepest sympathy to you all. John was a good man and he will be missed by all who loved him. Take care Sharon - have been thinking of you and hoping you are doing okay. - Posted by: Laura Maxwell (Friend) on: Jan 21, 2021

  • Mr. Spak was one of my favorite teachers! He brought to me a love of the world and sense of wonderment in geography class! - Posted by: Barbara Janzen Hodsmyth (Student) on: Dec 04, 2020

  • Sharon and family - so sorry to hear of John’s passing. My sincere condolences. Great lake neighbors of my mom’s. - Posted by: Arlene Skelton (Friend ) on: Dec 04, 2020

  • Sharon and family, so sorry for your loss. Hold your memories close. To live in hearts we leave behind, is not to die. - Posted by: Arlene Nicholson (Friend I’d shaein) on: Dec 03, 2020

  • Quiet, sensitive loving he was and will always be remembered as a good friend, loving husband, father and grandfather. My sympathies and prayers to you all. - Posted by: Colleen Law (Friend ) on: Dec 02, 2020

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