Obituary of Stephen Bogdanek
July 13, 1938 – April 20, 2017
Steve Bogdanek of Grande Prairie, formerly of Eaglesham, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on April 20, 2017, at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie. He was 78 years old. He was born in Codesa, Alberta on July 13, 1938, was raised and farmed there until moving into Grande Prairie in 1999. He married Caroline Abramic in 1974 and together they had two children, Darrel and Jennifer. Steve was a devoted family man who loved to joke around, a farmer and gardener, and was well known for his many years in crop and hail insurance in the Peace Country.
Steve was pre-deceased by his parents Nick & Sophie Bogdanek, his brother Bill, and leaves to mourn his wife Caroline, son Darrel (Angela) Bogdanek and their children Bryce and Brooke, and his daughter Jennifer (Marcus) Battig and their children Cadynce and Breanna, and his brother John (Helen) Bogdanek and their two sons Alvin (Cheryl) and Danny.
A funeral service will be held at Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God Parish at 10315 114 Avenue in Grande Prairie on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 1 PM, with Father Roman Planchak officiating. Interment will follow at Fox Creek Cemetery.
The Bogdanek family would like to thank the nurses on 3N and 5N for their compassionate care during Steve’s illness. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada www.heartandstroke.ca or Canadian Cancer Society www.cancer.ca
Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home Grande Prairie 780-830-7742 www.bearcreekfuneral.ca