It is with heavy hearts that the family announces that on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Walter Rakiewich passed away at the age of 68 years.
Walter will always be lovingly remembered by his wife of 47 years, Nadene Rakewich–semicolon– three children, De’Anne (Benoit) Piche, Barry (Heidi) Rakewich, and Jennifer (Jason) Byman–semicolon– seven grandchildren, Ethan, Logan, Lucas, Everett, Danica, Pearl and Wilson–semicolon– three sisters, Bernice, Christine (Joe) and Kathy (Les)–semicolon– sister-in-law, Laura (Willie)–semicolon– brother-in-law, Russel (Betty)–semicolon– as well as his Lynden family and numerous extended family members and many dear friends.
The family wishes to say a special thank you to Dr. J. White, Dr. D. Fields, and Dr. N. Usmani for their kindness and care of Walter.
A Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Connelly-McKinley St. Albert Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive. Keeping with Walter’s wishes, cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Walter may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 100-119 14 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 or to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Ave, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2.