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Bernice Rose Kropodra

Bernice Kropodra Obituary

Kropodra: Bernice Rose,   June 29, 1929 – December 4, 2023 age 94 years
Bernice Rose Kropodra was born June 29, 1929 to Metro and Angeline Mocyk in Hazel Dell, Saskatchewan and passed away on December 4, 2023 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan.
    She went to Halycry School and being the youngest in the family, she had to quit school when she was 13 years old to help her mom and dad on the farm. At 17 years old she met the love of her life, Harry Kropodra, and they were married on October 19, 1946.  
    They lived on the farm north of Hazel Dell for a few years and then they moved into Hazel Dell where Harry had a blacksmith shop. Their first son, John was born in 1948. Then came Lawrence in 1950 and then Len in 1954.  In 1955 they moved to the mining town, Snow Lake, Manitoba, where Harry worked for H. B. M. S Company in the mine and Bernice got a job at H.B.M.S Cafeteria, where she worked for 17 years. 
    In 1985 they moved to Kamsack, SK.  Bernice joined the Senior Center and loved playing Bingo and cards. She loved knitting and dancing and watching curling and Blue Jays.  Her children and grandchildren were the love of her life. 
She was predeceased by her dad, Metro, in 1959 and her mom, Angeline in 1968; her husband, Harry in 1995; Step Brother, Dan Zayanchkowski (Bessie); Walter (Tillie); Frank (Jennie); John at 3 years old; Step sister Lena (Bill) Sliziak; Mary (Bill) Sochon; Helen (Mike) Siwicki; Brother Pete (Daisy) Mocyk; Joe at 14 years old. Sister Annie (Jack) Siwicki; Great grandson Dillon Davison of Winnipeg at 3 months old and a dear friend, John Kozima in 2014.
    She is survived by her sons John (Joan) Kropodra of Winnipeg, Lawrence (Darlene) of Penticton B.C.; Len (Debbie) of Winnipeg, Grandsons Robert Kropodra of Calgary; James (Val) of Winnipeg; Vincent (Sherry) of Sparwood.; Curtis (Stacy) of Red Dear; Dion (Marin) of Salmon Arm.; David (Mary Ann) of Arizona; Granddaughters Heather Kropodra of Winnipeg; Laura Kropodra of Winnipeg. Great Grandsons Brennen and Logan Kropodra of Sparwood., Riker and Axl of Red Deer and Nathen Kropodra of Winnipeg. Great Granddaughter Michel and Aleah Dawson of Winnipeg; Elizabeth, Tia, Joslyn and Bionka Kropodra of Winnipeg, Ember Kropodra of Winnipeg,  and numerous nieces, nephews.  Funeral Service was held on Friday, December 8, 2023 at 11:00 am from the Chapel of Wolkowski Funeral Service, Kamsack, Sk with Karry Ann Nunn celebrating.  Donation in memory of Bernice may be made to Eaglestone Lodge (Box 1330, Kamsack, SK S0A 1S0).  To leave a note of condolence for the family please visit wolkowski.ca

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Services

Funeral Service
Friday
December 8, 2023

11:00 AM
Chapel of Wolkowski Funeral Service - Kamsack
445 Park Street, West
Kamsack, Saskatchewan S0A1S0

Donations

Eaglestone Personal Care Home
346 Miles Street, Kamsack, SK s0a1s0

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