Peacefully on Sunday December 18th, 2022, Alex beloved husband of Marilyn, passed at Concordia Hospital with family by his side.

Alex was born in Libau, Manitoba on October 8, 1932.  Alex was predeceased by his father Martin, mother Irene, his first wife Lucille and sister Marie.

Alex is survived by his son Craig, his sister Joan Kieruluff and her family and will be greatly missed by his wife Marilyn, step-daughter Rhona Kretchmer, step-son Doug Kretchmer and grand bird Billie (Parrot),  grand-daughters Heather and Erika, great grandsons Karl and Vaughn as well as in-laws Patsy Hadden, Joan & Norm Woodward, Bruce & Laurie McCorrie, Donna McPherson, nieces Debbie (Alan), Lisa (Jeremy) and their families.

Alex worked for the Manitoba Hydro for 43 years and retired at the age of 60.
 Alex enjoyed curling and his team members at the Transcona Curling Club for many years.  Alex loved cars especially his 1959 Thunderbird which he drove in the annual Hi Neighbour Festival Parade.  Alex was an active member in his community and loved gardening in his yard in his home in Transcona for 58 years. Alex was an Elder and active member in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church for many years.
The family would to thank the staff at the Concordia Hospital N1 Unit and Winnipeg Health home care aides that cared for him in his home for the past year.

Please join the family at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1500 Day Street on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  The interment will follow in Green Acres.  Friends may join the family at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1800 Day Street for a reception following the interment.

Condolences can be sent to
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Heart and Stoke Foundation.


Funeral Service

10:00 am
Friday, December 30, 2022
All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church
1500 Day Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Green Acres Memorial Gardens
#1 Hwy
& Navin Road Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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