January, 9 1930 — November 6, 2017
Sophie Semchuk passed away on November 6, 2017 at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving family: sons: Gary (Bev) of Prince Albert, SK, Wes (Micki) of Kelowna, BC, Zane of Kelowna, BC; grandchildren: Lori, Lindsey, Brendan, Zach, Zoey, Zabrina; great grandchildren: Brianna, Ashlyn, Keegan, Julianne, Lauren, Andrew, Emilia; nieces: Carol Parson, Anne Schmigelski and Evelyn Benrot. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald (John) Semchuk; brother Bill Yakubchuk of Prince Albert, SK; sisters: Nellie Smigelski, Annie Stratychuk and Mary Podhordeski. Sophie was born on a small farm (Kalyna) North of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. She married John Semchuk in 1949 and they started their family on the farm. They went into the hospitality industry soon after that, making many friends throughout Saskatchewan. They moved to Kelowna in 1971 and were involved with the Ukrainian Catholic Church for many years. She enjoyed travel, friends and most of all, family. She will be very much missed by her family. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please visit www.springfieldfuneralhome.com/obituaries/semchuk-sophie/
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