Peter Woytkiw

June 25, 1932 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 89)


Peter Woytkiw of Swan River, passed away at the Personal Care Home on September 22, 2021, at the age of 89 years.


Peter was born and raised in Arran, Saskatchewan. Bill and Anna Woytkiw welcomed their son on June 25, 1932. Peter was educated at the Evadale School.


On November 7, 1970, Peter married Margaret Ann Popoff of the Thunderhill Area, the love of his life.


During Peter’s life he had several occupations from farming, to mining to custom combining. They lived in Thompson, MB, and Oxbow, SK until settling down in Swan River, where he worked for the Town as a laborer, operating the garbage truck, water meters, running the sweeper, and operating the tandem trucks.


Peter’s interest included having coffee with his friends, going hunting, which he loved, to making sure his vehicles were kept immaculately cleaned. He enjoyed the family gatherings and loved to spend time with his grandchildren. They were the apple of his eyes and were so special to him, they brought him great joy.


Peter is survived by; daughter Cindy (Danny) Jersak; son Dwayne Woytkiw; two granddaughters Courtney Cowan and Leah Woytkiw; grandson Colby (Gina) Cowan; great-granddaughter Hazleigh Cowan; two great-grandsons Kaden Rumancik and Hunter Mehling; brothers Orest (Marcella) Woytkiw; sisters Mary Kseniuk and Rosie Chernenkoff; and in-laws Judy Woytkiw, Mildred (Victor) Firomski, Norma Woytkiw, George Popoff, Doris Stroud, and Sandra Woytkiw.


Peter was predeceased by his wife Margaret; son Dennis; parents Bill and Anna; brothers Alex, Walter, Mervin, and Mike (Brenda); mother and father-in-law Bill and Pauline Popoff; brothers-in-law Alex, Joe, John, Fred, William, Andrew, Sam (Cookie), Mike Chernenkoff and Harry Kseniuk; sisters-in-law Katie (William) and Pauline, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


The family would like to thank all the PCH staff for taking such good care of dad. He was kind of feisty lol.

They kept him comfortable right up to his final days.

Lots of Hugs to them!



In keeping with Peter’s wishes, cremation has taken place

and Peter will be laid to rest beside Margaret at

Heritage Memorial Garden, Swan River, MB at a later date.




Cremation had taken place at

Heritage Memorial Garden

Swan River, Manitoba



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