John Sawatzky

02/09/1995 - 03/06/2021


Obituary For John Sawatzky

John Sawatzky was born to Andreas and Maria Sawatzky on September 02, 1995 in Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico. When John was 4 years old his family moved to Winkler Manitoba where he spent most of his childhood. In 2012 John, moved with his family, to Hythe, Alberta where he started his career as a welder/iron worker. John enjoyed his work and stayed with this work till his passing.

John’s hobbies were fishing, boating, snowboarding, hiking, travelling etc. He loved to be outdoors and to explore and experiencing new things were a joy to him.

He also loved to be with his family and friends. During his mother’s illness with cancer for the last few years, John has often taken time to comfort her and to share Scripture verses with her.

In the last part of John’s life his life became very troubled and he went through many struggles which led to his passing.

John will be sadly missed by his parents, Andreas and Maria Sawatzky, His brothers Frank, Wilmer and Arnold Sawatzky.

A funeral service for John will be held on Saturday June 12 at 1pm at the Mountview Bible Fellowship Church.

The service may be viewed online at the link below.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742

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  • My condolences. My son passed on June 2 from likely the same cause. It's so hard personally yet so strange to think that there are several families going through the same thing at the same time for the same reason in GP. Carmen Nicholson mom of Sebastian Heemskerk

  • John you are such a wonderful friend God blessed me when he let me meet you as kids we had our ups and downs but the one thing that I really loved about you was how inviting you were you never let anyone feel unwelcomed around you

  • Our Deepest Sympathy Continuing to keep family and friends in our prayers during these difficult times and will keep his mom in prayers tightly ❤️🙏🌈💐 Stay close to each other in strength and love. Love wins .

  • I am so terribly sorry for the families loss, as well as close friends with John. I only hung out with him a few times and once at harvest festival. He was always caring and great company.. John will be missed by so many!

  • We are deeply saddened by the news of John's passing May God comfort you Andreas,Maria,Frank,Wilmer,and Arnold during this difficult time 😔💔 For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life John 3:16

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