Sallows and McDonald - Wilson and Zehner Funeral Home

1271 103 Street, North Battleford, SK


Michael Clifford Yakiwchuk

October 24, 1951April 15, 2020

Michael Clifford Yakiwchuk passed away in North Battleford on Wednesday, April 15th 2020 at the age of 68 years. Michael was born in Hafford, Saskatchewan on October 24th 1951 to parents Annie and Mike.

Michael will be lovingly remembered by his devoted wife Brenda Yakiwchuk; his four children Leon (Jamie) Yakiwchuk, Melanie (Rob) Jackson, Marlene (Robin) Davis and Michael Yakiwchuk; his nine grandchildren and his sisters Justyne Keterynych and Elsie Kutnikoff. Michael is predeceased by his parents Annie and Mike Yakiwchuk and his brothers Morris and Eddy.

A graveside interment will take place on Saturday, April 25th 2020 at the City Cemetery in North Battlefront with Reverend Dixon van Dyke presiding. At the present time a memorial service at the 3rd Avenue United Church will be planned for a later date. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.sallowsandmcdonald.com. The family has entrusted Sallows & McDonald-Wilson & Zehner Funeral Home with the arrangements.


  • Rodney Swyston, Active Pallbearer
  • Robin Davis, Active Pallbearer
  • Leonard Katerynych, Active Pallbearer
  • Donald Katerynych, Active Pallbearer
  • Glen Morrison, Active Pallbearer
  • Rodney Sjoberg, Active Pallbearer
  • Gordon Moore, Active Pallbearer
  • Henry Welford, Active Pallbearer


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Michael Clifford Yakiwchuk

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April 28, 2020

So sorry to hear of your loss. My memories of school days at Bromley and later at Maymont will be forever cherished. Our most sincere condolences to you, Brenda and your family. Audrey and Blaine Leidl

Charlotte Kirkpatrick

April 28, 2020

Brenda & Family
The loss of someone dear to us is never easy. I hope all the cherished memories that you have of Michael brings you comfort during this sad time. Our deepest condolences.
Kirk & Charlotte Kirkpatrick

Carrie Miller

April 26, 2020

Brenda, Leon, Melanie, Marlene, Mike,

Thinking of all of you and wishing you peace and comfort during this sad time.  Michael was very generous, hardworking and talented with an enormous sense of humour and the greatest storyteller on the planet. We will miss him.

“A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” – Maya Angelou

Kimberley Dickinson

April 26, 2020

Dear Brenda & family
My heart is sad to here your news. Michael we’ll be missed. I well always remember our last visit but most of all I well miss his fabulous jokes & stories. I well remember his hard work, smile, and his open open arms to all that came to visit you both at the farm! My condolences go to you Brenda and all the kids and family’s at this so sad time. Love to you all ❤️
Kimberley 🌸

Charlene Spence

April 25, 2020

Brenda & Family - I was so very sorry to hear about Michael’s passing, and I’m thinking of all of you at this sad & difficult time.

Dennis & Margaret Bohun

April 25, 2020

Brenda & Family,

Our deepest sympathy on Michael's passing. May the good Lord wrap His loving arms around you all during this difficult time. Michael and his entertaining stories will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace Michael!

Doug & Thelma Ebach

April 23, 2020

We were so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing ,- our deepest condolences to you Brenda, and to your children and families. We remember Mike for his big smile, his love of life and people , and his jovial personality. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Sonja Prescesky

April 23, 2020

Brenda and family - John and I are very sorry to hear about Michael's passing. Our deepest sympathies to you and all of your families. There will be many wonderful memories for you to cherish. Please let us know when the memorial service is scheduled.
Sonja Prescesky

Kathy Gagne

April 22, 2020

Oh Brenda I remember stopping in back in the day when I was working and always being welcomed when you guys were home and wonderful hospitality. My condolences to you and all your family. God Bless Brenda.


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