Sophie Kutzak, 93, of Burlington, Ont. passed away peacefully at the McCall Continuing Care Centre in Mississauga, Ont. on Thursday, April 23, 1998. She was born in Gardenton, Man. in 1904, and was the wife of the late John Kutzak.
She moved to Fort Frances, Ont. in 1936, and had several businesses here, including the pool room and Kutzak Grocery Store. Our greatest memory was of our parents working so hard building the Rainbow Motel.
She also was a member of St. George’s Orthodox Church and the Lesia Ukrainian Branch here.
She was the loving mother of Mary O’Donnell of Vancouver, B.C., Doris Burda of Toronto, Ont., and Lena Grabowski and husband, Stanley, of Fort Frances; and cherished grandmother of 10. She also had many great-grandchildren.
She also is survived by her loving sisters, Vera Jossul of Kapuskasing, and Lena of Vancouver.
Sophie was predeceased by her parents, Andrew and Maria Kosowan; sister, Mary; and brothers, Bill, John, George, Kost, Matt, and Nick Kosowan.
Visitation was at Smith’s Funeral Home in Burlington.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 27, 1998, with interment at Spring Creek Cemetery in Mississauga.