Nick Bobyk was born Feb. 2, 1931 to Peter and Annie (Tymchuk) Bobyk of Kamsack, SK. He attended Poplar Point School south east of Kamsack. In the winter of 1954-1955, Nick took agriculture short courses for farmers at the University of Saskatoon, which included motor mechanics, welding and other information to do with farming. He also spent time at University Hospital checking species of disease. In the winter of 1956-57, he worked with Dr. Leon checking cattle for TB and Brucellosis, in 1977 he took machine classes in Yorkton. He preferred farm equipment that he could repair, and remodeled equipment to work better. Nick also made tools he could not buy. Nick built the bed for the University to push from Saskatoon to Regina for Telemiracle 1998. Nick served the minister in Stornoway Orthodox Church, helping out here needed, including the hall where they held dances. He loved to travel, to visit relatives in the U.S.A as well as trips to the Ukraine. He farmed with his parents, brother Mike, Mike's sons and helped out with his neighbors when needed, and nobody kept time who helped each other as money was not involved.
Nick is survived by his friend; Patty Nykyforak of Roblin, MB, sister in law; Olga Bobyk her family, Darrell of Kamsack, Les and his wife Alison and son Rowan of Regina, SK, daughters; Donna of Regina, Lorraine and Brad Young of Langenburg, SK and sons Braiden and Stephen, sister; Sonia Leakey's sons Shawn and wife of Prince George B.C., Allan and Kenny and wife of Fort St. John, B.C.
Nick is predeceased by parents; Peter and Annie, sister; Sonia and husband Ed, baby sister, Maria, brother Mike, all his aunts and uncles.
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