Agnes passed away peacefully on October 10, 2022 in
She was born on October 9, 1930, to Julius and Anelia (Nellie) Lipka, on their farm in Nora, Saskatchewan. Shortly after finishing school, Agnes met Andrew Sawchyn and they married on October 18, 1948. Their first home was at Hacienda School teacherage near Quill Lake. From there they moved to Robinsdale One Teacherage West of Rose Valley. Eventually they moved to Rose Valley where she lived until 2016.
Agnes and Andy were blessed with six daughters between
1950 and 1968. As household manager, Agnes dedicated her life to caring for her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. In the early years she was a prolific sewer and throughout her life enjoyed many hobbies such as knitting, embroidery, crocheting and cross stitching. She was an avid gardener and took pride in her beautiful flowers and yard.
Agnes was involved in her community and volunteered regularly. She was active in the Roman Catholic Ladies Aid helping with catering various events, cleaning and decorating the church. She sewed and altered many costumes for the Rose Valley figure skating club. Later on, Agnes served on the local housing authority board. She loved curling, music, dancing, playing cards and visiting with friends and neighbors. Her door was always open to anyone who stopped by for a visit. Agnes treasured her friendships with the ladies that gathered for coffee and tea, walks and birthday cake.
Left to cherish her memory are Judy (Glen) Hinch of Neilburg, Don Fedirko of Regina, Janet (Meril) Sotski of Saskatoon, Andrea Davis of Hudson Bay, Roxanne (Leighton) Enns of Martensville, and Leanne (Todd) Gammel of Regina, 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and sister Jeanette Brick of Cutknife.
Agnes joins her husband, Andrew (1992), her daughter Brenda Fedirko and granddaughters Shelley and Cheryl Fedirko, her son-in law John Davis, her parents Julius and Anelia, brother Walter, sisters Ruth, Joyce, and Teresa.
Her generosity and kindness will always be remembered.
In Loving Memory of Agnes Sawchyn
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Christ The King Roman Catholic Church
Rose Valley, SK
Those wishing to send cards of caring & sympathy may send them to the Family of Agnes Sawchyn
c/o Andrea Davis
P.O. Box 838
Hudson Bay, SK S0E 0Y0
Memorial Donations in memory of Agnes
may be made to
Rose Valley Community Spirit Manor
P.O. Box 490
Rose Valley, SK