On December 16, 2016 Earl Korzenoski at the age of 86 passed away peacefully at his home in Vernon, British Columbia with his wife Nellie (Holomay) at his side as well as his children. Earl faced his illness with courage, grace and dignity.
He leaves behind his wife Nellie of 64 years and daughters Bernice, Heather (Harry), Audrey (Glen), Kim (Doug) and son Earl (Catherine) plus his 15 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. As well he will be missed by his brother Edward and wife Florence, plus his sister Jane and Dennis.
Earl was predeceased by his son Lloyd, mother Pauline, father John, brother Malcolm, sisters Stella, Frankie and Lillian as well as his relatives Mike and Annie Holomay, Stella and Melvin Prokopowich, Tillie and Bert Ouelette, Adam Posyniak, Edward and Nick Holomay, George and Barry Persunka, Bob Stretch, Mike Stykylo and Frank Puchailo.
Earl was born in Venlaw, Manitoba on April 8, 1930. Earl and Nellie were married on October 1, 1952. Earl and Nellie moved to Toronto Ontario and from there they moved to Atikokan, Ontario. They moved to Grandview, Manitoba where they raised their family for twelve years. In 1972 they moved to Norway House, Manitoba for twelve years. In 1986 they moved to Sicamous, BC where they lived for 24 years. As demonstrated by his strong work ethic Earl proved that working hard had great rewards. His commitment to family was shown everyday in his life through his actions.
Earl lived his life with a strong sense of fairness, honesty and integrity in his personal life, with his family and his working relationships. Earl had a great sense of humor and loved to tease everyone. Earl’s motto was laugh as often as you breathe. Earl followed the world events of news and had a love of politics.
Those wishing to honor Earl’s memory may do so by changing your oil regularly and keeping your fuel tank on the top half.
Earl will be loved and missed by all his family and many life long friends through eternity. He has left us all with many precious memories.