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Born: Oct 06, 1938

Date of Passing: Jul 15, 2021

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October 6, 1938 - July 15, 2021

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Anthony (Tony) Ogibowski at the age of 82 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Tony was born October 6, 1938 near Sandy Lake, Manitoba on the family farm to Peter and Jessie Ogibowski. He was the second youngest of 13 children.
Tony leaves behind his loving wife of almost 56 years, Evelyn; children and grandchildren, Roy / Kim (Vanessa, Monica, Nicholas, Nick, Katie), Angela / Steve (Josh, Ben), Anita / Jeff (Madison, Meagan), and Tammy / Kyle (Paisley).
After leaving the farm life, Dad went to Saskatchewan to work for CP Rail for a few years. Coming back to Manitoba he worked at Swift's and finally at the RM of East St. Paul Public Works where he retired as a heavy equipment operator. Dad was also one of the founding members of East St. Paul volunteer Fire Department with over 25 years of service. He was very active in the local hockey community coaching and maintaining the hockey rinks. Dad enjoyed his yearly hunting and fishing trips with family and friends.
Family was extremely important to Dad, and he especially cherished his role as Gigi to his grandkids. The family home in East St. Paul was always open to anyone where many enjoyed a cup of coffee or a bowl of soup and laughter. Dad was a prankster and his hugs were the best! He will be missed by all.
As per Dad's wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be planned later.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 24, 2021

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Roy please accept my condolences on the passing of your father. I had the extreme privilege of getting to know him when I joined the East St. Paul Fire Department. Tony had a great and witty sense of humour. He never hesitated to help anyone who needed it. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times. He will be missed. - Posted by: Jernej Anderlic (Former colleague with fire department) on: Jul 27, 2021

  • Dear Evelyn and family, sending you prayers and comforting hugs, on the passing of Tony. We always enjoyed his happy, positive nature, and joking matter. We will all miss him. cheers Jan and Harve, friends. - Posted by: JAN & HARVE ROCHELLE (friends) on: Jul 27, 2021

  • My condolences - Posted by: Doris DEsautels (School ) on: Jul 24, 2021

  • Our sincere condolences to you, Evelyn, and your family on your loss. Good times were had growing up together and socializing in early years of marriage. Although close ties waned in later years thoughts of old friends and occasional meetings renewed great memories. May you find peace in your hearts and cherish your memories of him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and everyone of you. God Bless and hugs to everyone! - Posted by: Len and Vicki Lazaruk (nee Hnatuk, Sandy Lake) (school friends) on: Jul 24, 2021

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