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Tubman Funeral Home/Valley Crematorium

210 Claude Street, Wolseley, SK

OBITUARY

Larry Joseph Stradeski

June 14, 1949August 30, 2019

Larry Joseph Stradeski – It is with great sadness we share the news of Larry’s passing. After a short battle with cancer, he passed away peacefully with family by his side in the Pasqua Hospital on Aug 30th at the age of 70.

Larry was born in Grayson, SK on June 14, 1949 to parents Charles and Elizabeth (nee Flegel) Stradeski. He attended Columbia school until grade 8 at which time he started helping his dad on the family farm. Aug 2, 1975 he married the love of his life, Lucille Andersen, and they continued to farm. In 1976 they were blessed with their son Jason and 2 years later their daughter Jackie completed the family. They continued to farm until 1983 when different business ventures took them to many different communities throughout the province including Grenfell, Melville, Foston, Yorkton, Neudorf and finally back to Grenfell where they owned and operated Grenfell Family Foods and later the Grenfell Homestead Motel until retirement in 2009. Larry was an active community member and was a current member of the Grenfell Lions Club. Throughout his life, Larry enjoyed playing ball, curling, golfing, fishing, camping, cooking, coaching/managing Jason and Jackie’s ball and hockey teams, and following and supporting his granddaughter’s in everything they did. Breelyn and Jaylyn were his absolute pride and joy.

Larry will be remembered by his family and friends for his famous campfires, his amazing cooking (especially his fish fry’s), his big kind heart, his gentle soul and his willingness to help out with anything at any time.

Larry was predeceased by his parents Charles and Elizabeth, baby brother Albert, father and mother in law Clarence and Irene Andersen, and brothers in law Willy Selin, Gordon Koch, Larry Topliss.

Larry is survived by his loving wife Lucille; son Jason; daughter Jackie (Mike); special granddaughters Breelyn and Jaylyn; brother Butch (Lise); sisters Pat, Therese, Jo (Brian), Gladys (John), Anita (Albert), Gail (Ron), Lou (Al), Sadie (Dave); in laws Vivian (Jim), Chris, Doreen (Bernie), Elsie (Mal), Sylvia (Dennis), Merv (Dawn); and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. We would like to extend our gratitude to the Doctors and Nurses on Unit 3B at the Pasqua hospital and to Lisa Clark-Musschoot, NP at the Grenfell Health Center for your amazing care.

Arrangements in care of Tubman Cremation and Funeral Services. 1-800-667-8962

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Interment in Grenfell Cemetery Friday, September 6, 2019

Memories

Larry Joseph Stradeski

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Judy Rink

September 8, 2019

My deepest sympathies to Lucille Jason and Jackie and Mike and the Gkids. He was always a very kind and gentle man. I always enjoyed our visits while cutting Larry’s haircut. Love and Prayers to all

Dave and Sandy Williamson

September 7, 2019

Our sincere sympathy to Lucille and all of the family. We enjoyed visiting with Larry and getting to know you all at the lake. We saw what an amazing grandpa Larry was to the girls and can only imagine how much they will miss having him in their lives. Our thoughts are with you all 💔

Dave Thomlinson

September 5, 2019

Larry was always a loyal and trusted good friend, enjoyed many hours of his company both as one on one and as couples with Lucille. Good friends are hard to find.

Wes & Alice Rathgeber

September 5, 2019

Our sincere condolences to Larry's family, so sorry to hear of Larry's passing.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY