It is with great sorrow, the family of Larry William Turchenek announce his repose on February 24, 2022.
Larry is sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years, Gloria (nee Dziadyk); his son, Jonathan (Larissa) Turchenek; two granddaughters, Krista and Jenna; close nephews, Gary (Jan) Dziadyk and Christopher (Shauna) Dziadyk and their families; numerous relatives, friends, and colleagues.
Larry was predeceased by his parents: Peter and Mary; brothers, Murray and Peter; sister, Elizabeth Dziadyk; nieces, Jane Hall and Sandra Turchenek; nephew Calvin Turchenek.
Larry had a passion for his work, soil science, making many major contributions through his research and soil/peatland surveys within Alberta. He also had a deep love for nature. Larry could often be found gardening, hiking, and exploring the different landscapes the countryside has to offer.
It was Larry’s kindness, gentleness, and generosity that touched everyone who knew him and those who worked with him.
A private Divine Liturgy will be held at St. Basil’s Ukrainian Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Basilian Fathers officiating. Memory Eternal! Vichnaya Pamyiat!
Serenity Funeral Service – South
780 450 0101