GABRUCK

In loving memory of Metro “Dick” Gabruck: Dick was born on October 5th, 1929 on the family farm in the Vawn District, Saskatchewan, and the youngest of 8 children. He met Jeanne in 1953 and married July 18th, 1955, and resided in Meota, Saskatchewan. Dad worked as a truck driver, and for Miners Construction. He bought the family farm from his father in 1973 and farmed full time. In 1956, Connie was born and in 1959, twin boys Larry and Terry joined the family. Dick loved fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, gardening and growing the most beautiful roses. He was hardworking and passionate about farming; never complaining about the long hours spent in the fields. He also raised pigs, chickens, and cattle. Dad sold the farm to Terry in 1986. In 1997 he retired to North Battleford, and had a little black dog join the family. Dad named him Buddy. After the passing of Jeanne, he became Dick’s lifelong partner and they were inseparable. Left to cherish Dick’s memory are his children Connie (Craig) Jack and Terry (Jodie) Gabruck; grandchildren Candice Mack (Jamie Becker), Ryan (Janine) Mack, Lance (Kathryn) Mack, Michael Jack, Tara (Mike) Foulds, Amy (Brendon) Read and Geordy (Michaela) Gabruck; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Katie Ilnicki and sister in-law Elsie Gabruch. Dick is predeceased by his wife Jeanne Gabruck and infant son Larry; parents Nick and Mary Gabruck; brothers Michael, John and Bill (Cecile); sisters Annie (Pete) Wawrykowych, Pearl (Joe) Topolnicki and Rosie (Louis) Topolnicki; brother in-law Tony Ilnicki. Funeral services for Dick were held on Saturday, January 28th 2017 from the Chapel of Sallows & McDonald-Wilson & Zehner Funeral Home, North Battleford with Mrs. Joyce Salie officiating. Dick was laid to rest in the City Cemetery of North Battleford, SK. Condolences for the family may be left at www.SallowsandMcDonald.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Martine de Bussac of Sallows & McDonald-Wilson & Zehner Funeral Home.

article continues below
© Copyright Battlefords News Optimist

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Battlefords News-Optimist welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
BATTLEFORD WEATHER

Popular News Optimist

Community Event Calendar


Find out what's happening in your community and submit your own local events.