Service Location: A memorial service will be announced on a later date.
On Sunday March 15, 2020, Myrtle Kushnerick was called to be with her Lord at the age of 98 years. Myrtle was born in Kopernick, Alberta on August 29, 1921.
She is survived by her son Jerry Kushnerick; daughter in law Jane Kushnerick; grandchildren Kristopher (Shalee) Kushnerick, Nicole (Clay) Gunderson, Traci Kushnerick; great-grandchildren Zane, Rhea, Nicholas and Archer; sisters Mable Wynnyck, Elsie (Ray) Holyk and Jennie Babie as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Myrtle was predeceased by her husband Nick Kushnerick; son Robert Kushnerick; parents Mary and Prokop Faryna; brother Dave (Josie) Faryna and sister Dora Faryna.
Myrtle was a grain and Hereford cattle farmer south of Ryley with her husband and sons. She was an avid curling fan and loved to be in her garden and flowers. Myrtle committed a lot of her free time to St Gregory's Church in Holden. She was a passionate baker and spoiler of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the long term care staff at the Tofield Health Centre for their tremendous care during the last few years of Myrtle's life. Myrtle will be laid to rest at the St Anthony Cemetery in Edmonton next to her husband Nick.
An interment service will take place at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Edmonton.
In light of the current gathering restrictions, a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Donations in Myrtle's memory can be made to the Tofield Health Centre