Agnes Katchin youngest daughter of Frank and Lena Shewchuk, born Sept. 4, 1939 in Vista Rural area. Later they moved to Vista town were her parents ran a coffee shop and restaurant. She completed her schooling in Vista and later worked at the telephone office in Rossburn. At a young age she met Harvey Katchin and after a short courtship they married Oct. 11, 1958. They lived with the in-laws John and Margaret for a year till they purchased the Bell farm south of Angusville. They had 4 children, Brenda born 1959, Glen 1960, Karen 1964, Lisa 1965. They farmed there till Harvey's sudden passing in 1983. During those 25 years they had good friends and neighbors, whom they spent alot of time with. Mom farmed a short time with Glen and moved to Angusville. After Lisa moved to Calgary mom decided
to move to Brandon and worked in the Saan store several years. She made several friends and joined a club where they danced, went for walks and met for coffee. After a number of years, she decided to retire and move back to Angusville were she lived till her passing surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Mom passed her time with making all kinds of Ukrainian goodies for us all. She loved watching golf, tennis and curling. She made several puzzles over the years and the past couple she did alot of word find. When she was younger, she attended alot of the grandchildren games but after some surgeries she started to slow down and each one more difficult. The last month or so she got pneumonia and was hospitalized for a short period of time and later found a out there was a more serious issue and could not fight back from this. She was able to say goodbye to some immediate family and passed away early March 6 morning with her family at her side. She was predeceased by husband Harvey, brother in
law Walter, dad and mom Frank and Lena, Father and Mother in Law John and Margaret and in laws Bernice and Ronnie and lastly sister Marie.
Surviving are Clinton, Brenda Pushka, children Clint, Nicole, Brandy their spouses and 5 great grandchildren. Glen Katchin, Petra and his children Chad and Brittney and their, spouses and 5 great grandchildren. Karen and Greg Cochrane, their children Jory, Tawny, Connor, Landyn their spouses and 1 great grandchildren. Lisa, Brad Alfredson their children Jayden, Kyler, Dylan.
Mom's wishes were to be cremated and buried at a private burial at a later date when warmer. We would like to firstly thank Dr. Pieterse and wonderful staff in Russell and Dr. Hasmati and staff of
the Brandon ICU. We would also like to thank Aunt Shirley, Nelson and family who welcomed us into their home for the weekend. We could not have been more comfortable. Next to Rick and Lori and all the Braendle and Bruce staff for their comfort and guidance during this difficult time. Lastly to all our friends and family for the calls, food, flowers and visits. You's have made this difficult week more bearable knowing how many people cared. She is gone but not forgotten! God Bless
Brenda, Glen Karen, Lisa and our spouses and families