— November 19, 2018
Mike passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Glenmore Lodge in Kelowna, BC at the age of 88 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Alpha and their four children: Rose (Brian) Backman, Kathy (Wes) Peterson, Terry (Colleen) Stefiuk and Kim Stefiuk; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and brother John Stefiuk.
Mike and Alpha farmed in the Estevan, SK area for 47 years until they retired and moved to Kelowna in 1999. Enjoying the area and gardening and taking in the best the Okanagan had to offer. He will be remembered as a hard-working but gentle family man with a great sense of humour. He will be sorely missed.
There will be a Celebration of Mike’s Life in the Spring of 2019 when he will be laid to rest back in Estevan, SK.
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