Ernie Stadnyk of Birtle, Manitoba passed away on December 29, 2020 at his residence at the age of 81 Years.
Ernie was born at home on the farm at Petlura, Manitoba on January 27, 1939 to parents Sam, born in 1894 and Barbara born in January of 1903 who raised a family of nine children: Emily, Harry, Sophie, Jean, Martha, Stanley, Ernie, Ann, and Steve.
At 19 years of age Ernie worked at Valley View, Alberta and later on he bought a farm in the Angusville, Manitoba area. He married Therese Cadieux on November 18, 1965. Together they had two children: Sharon born on July 6, 1968 and Sheldon born on October 5, 1972. Ernie worked for farmers throughout his life until he retired. He was always easy going, had a smile on his face and loved his cats.
He was predeceased by his wife Therese on September 13, 2010; brothers Harry, Stanley, and Steve; sisters Emily, Martha, and Sophie.
Ernie is survived by his daughter Sharon (Lionel) Fouillard and son Sheldon (Anita) Stadnyk; grandchildren Solange, Samantha & Emma Machado; Alicia & Derek Asselstine, Riché & Jasmine Fouillard, Melanie & Cole Sawchuk, Patrick & Carlene Fouillard, Brody & Kerigan, Dianne & Kole; great-grandchildren Carter, MacKenzie, Leni, Kairo, Oakley, Romi & Bennette. He is also survived by sisters Jean Presniak, Ann MacDonald and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Alicia, Riché, Melanie, Patrick, Brody, and Dianne. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mervin Presniak, Kairo, Oakley, Bennette, Leni and Romi.
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