Wolanuk, Victor

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Wolanuk, Victor

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1928 - 2016


Victor Wolanuk was one years old when his parents Wasyl (Bill) and Annie Wolanuk immigrated from Poland with their three children (Xannie and Antonette) in 1929. Bill (1892 – 1945) homesteaded at NW 10-68-21-W4, Richmond Park, Alberta and two more children were born in 1930 (Mary) and 1937 (John). Annie and the children kept the farm running after Bill’s death in 1945; Victor eventually taking over the homestead. He married Anne Popwich in 1955. Victor became an Athabasca School District No. 42 trustee in 1950, was a member of the Farmers’ Union of Alberta (subsequently the United Farmer’s of Alberta), a director of the Richmond Park Mutual Telephone Company, and a member of the “Reflections from Across the River,” 1994 history book committee. He passed away in 2016 at the age of 88 years. His grandson now farms the family homestead.


Richmond Park, Alberta

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Farmer, volunteer, school board trustee

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Victor Wolanuk farmed in Richmond Park, Alberta on his father's homestead from the 1940s to the early 2000s. He was a school board trustee for a number of years and volunteered in several capacities in his community.

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ath 20.18

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September 22, 2020




"Reflections from Across the River," 1994
Athabasca Archives obituaries

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Margaret Anderson

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