KOSTICHUK - Loreen Kostichuk, beloved wife of James Kostichuk of Yorkton passed away following a brief illness on Thursday, July 18th 2019 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. She was 63 years of age. Loreen Kostichuk was born on May 2, 1956; a daughter of Albert and Bertha (nee Reimer) Weber. She attended the Springside School and later Dr. Brass Jr. High, and graduated from the Yorkton Regional High School. She began working at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre, in the laundry department, a career that spanned 33 years. Loreen made many good friends during her working years. She met the love of her life, James Kostichuk, and the couple were united in marriage in 1985 at Yorkton. This union was blessed with a daughter Lisa in 1989. Loreen loved the outdoors, camping & fishing were favourite pastimes. Many enjoyable trips were made to Clear Lake during the summertime. She also enjoyed going for coffee, talking old times, doing puzzles, and watching movies. She had a passion for animals. Loreen always had a big smile, and a pleasant greeting to whoever she met.
Predeceased by her father Albert; she leaves to cherish her memory her husband James; daughter Lisa Kostichuk (Sheldon) of Yorkton; sisters Joanne Haluke (Lori) of Regina Beach; Annette Field (Don) of Regina; brothers Ken Weber (Erica) of Edmonton, AB; Allan Weber (Teresa) of Yorkton; her mother, Bertha Weber of Yorkton; numerous nieces, nephews and her many other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held on Thursday, July 25th 2019 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, B.Th officiating. Songs played were 'Wherever He Leads Me', 'Jealous of the Angels', and 'Wind Beneath My Wings'. Teresa Weber gave a tribute to Loreen. The interment took place in the Garden of St. John with Ken, Allan & Nicholas Weber and Alvin Kostichuk serving as the casketbearers. A reception followed in the Reception Room of the Family Centre. Memorials were to the SPCA. Condolences can be left at baileysfuneralhome.com.