Adolph Zarowny

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Adolph Zarowny on Monday, September 3, 2012 at the age of 76 years at Kamsack Hospital.

A funeral service was held on  September 7,2012  from the chapel of Andrychuk Funeral Home.

Interment  followed at the Greenwood Cemetery, west of Pelly.

 Adolph was born April 7, 1936 at his parents’ home in the Arran, SK district.  He began his education at Evadale School and finished high school at Arran, SK.  Adolph then went to work in the tobacco farms in Ontario for a while then moved back to work for Sask Power for a number of years.

It was at this time he met the love of his life, Violet Kowch.  They were married July 14, 1961 and began farming.  While farming, Adolph drove a school bus, then decided to get his welding ticket and went to work in Tuktoyuktuk, NWT for Imperial Oil.

 With his wife and farming in his heart, he decided to stop working up North, stay home, farm, and raise a family.  Later, Adolph wanted to supplement the farm.  He built his own portable saw mill and did numerous custom sawmilling jobs, as well as custom combine.  With his health failing, Adolph and Violet moved to Pelly and continued farming.

 Adolph’s greatest passions were hunting, fishing, camping and telling his life’s experiences to his grandchildren.

Adolph is survived by his loving wife, Violet (Kowch) of 51 years; children, Raymond (Colleen), Tia-Cherise and Rayelle; Bernadette Twerdoclib (Robin), Brittany, Clayton, Brennan and Kelsey; Cameron (Shelley); Landon, Drake, Tanner, Kohlman, Ryedur, grandson Hayden; Garnet (Robin); Zachary, Mackenzie; Joann Lukey (Patrick); Kent, Montana, Jenaya; brothers, Ludwig (Olga), Rudolph (Iris); sister-in-law, Bessie.  There are numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

 Adolph was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Carrie (Perepeluk), sister Nellie, brother Carl.


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  1. Betty and Al Karpinski says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you

  2. Sandra and Tom Forsythe says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you may all the wonderful memories you have with your father give you comfort during this difficult time.

  3. Rev. Frances Patterson says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed our time together in Pelly and will remember the many conversations I had with Adolphe. I remember our first visit at the farm and the continuing friendship we had through the years. Blessings to you all.

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