Stanley Ruszkowski

January 12, 1924 - March 22, 2009 

Stanley Ruszkowski

January 12, 1924 - March 22, 2009 

Obituary for Stanley Ruszkowski

RUSZKOWSKI " Stanley

Stan passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2009 with his granddaughter Jennie by his side. He had a full and active life. As a young man he served his term in the army. Upon returning, he married Phyllis Swain in 1947 and began farming until he retired in 2006. He was a dedicated and loving family man who welcomed his extended family into his heart with open arms. He enjoyed many sports, especially softball and curling. Above all, Stan was renowned for his card playing, finally being dealt the perfect hand in crib. He was a dedicated lifetime member of the Legion and felt honored to be a member of the color party on many occasions. He was predeceased by his wife Phyllis (June 1, 2002); his son Conrad (March 21, 1974) and his parents Marjian and Anna Ruszkowski. Stan will be sadly missed by his son Larry (Annette); grandchildren Jeff, Jennie, Holly (Jonathan) Dewhurst (Grace), Eldon (Michelle) Wilson (Brooke, Paige & Jaiden), Aaron (Janine) Wilson (Obsidian, Carter & Miller) and Brent Wilson; sisters Albina Major and Emily Bissky; brother Walter (Ann) Ruszkowski; numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend and companion Mae Hoffman and her family. Public Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Gray’s Funeral Chapel, 575 " 28th Street West, Prince Albert, SK. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2009 at the Calvary United Church, 114 " 25th Street East, Prince Albert, SK with Reverend Tony Thompson officiating. Interment will be held at Prince Albert Memorial Gardens. In lieu of other tributes, memorial donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 279 " 3rd Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H8. Officers and Members of the Royal Canadian Legion will confer Veterans Honours. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's Funeral Chapel, Lorne Adams, Funeral Director.

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