Nov 20, 1927 - Jul 3, 2020
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
Bernard will buried with his parents and wife Betty in Wadena, Saskatchewan.
Wolkowski: Bernard Raymond
Bernard “Bernie” Raymond passed away peaceful in the Valleyview Manor, Rimbey, Alberta on July 3, 2020 at the age of 92 years.
He was born to parents Frances and Ben; near Buchanan, Saskatchewan on November 20, 1927.
Bernie is survived by his children: Susan (Robert) Kemmis, Butch (Cheryl), Gordon (Gail), Gary, Shelley (John), Shawn (Barb); 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; his brothers: Mike (Nellie), Leonard (Madeleene),and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Betty (nee Guy) Wolkowski; his first wife Mona (nee Crocker) Sinclair, his parents Frances and Ben; brother Victor, sister Longine, and granddaughter Chantelle.
Bernie was a Royal Canadian Legion Member for many years, including in the recent years to the Rimbey Branch #36. He had a wonderful sense of humour. He loved to help others! A given to pull out the ladies’ chairs so they could be seated. A real gentleman!
A Special Thank You to Dad’s friends, Christine, Fernie and her mother Kay. Bless You! As well Thank you to the staff at Valleyview Manor, Rimbey Alberta.
Cremation took place at the Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House. Bernie will be laid to rest with his parents and wife Betty in Wadena, Saskatchewan at a future date.
Sylvan Lake and rocky Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-887-2151
Bernie was a gentle man and a gentleman. He was a great friend to my mother and watched over her when she was ill. He became a wonderful friend to me when I moved to Rimbey. I am so grateful for the time I had to get to know him. I will miss him dearly.
Harold and Nadia Trafananko, Prince Albert, SK:
We had the pleasure to connect and chat with Bernie when we were doing the family history. We extend our prayers and deepest condolences. May he rest in peace.
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