Lawrence “Larry” Alexander Lichowit

February 26, 1933 - June 16, 2021

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Service Details

Funeral Mass: Livestreaming Available at 9:45am*
Friday, June 25, 2021 – 10:00am
St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church
809-10th Street, Humboldt, SK

Interment:
Friday, June 25, 2021

Memorial Donations:

Regina Wascana Grace Hospice
50 Angus Road
Regina, SK, S4R 8P6
Phone: 1-306-543-0655

St. Augustine Parish Centre
PO Box 1989
Humboldt, SK, S0K 2A0
Phone: 306-682-2106

Obituary

Larry grew up in remote northern Manitoba on the Hudson Bay Railroad. At the age of seven, he and his brother Ray went to the Goldbank School in Endeavor, SK. From there, he moved to The Pas, MB where he lived with two other families in addition to his own. His mother, Stella, his Aunt Kay, and close family friend Senoria, each took turns raising their six boys while the other two women stayed with the men on the Hudson Bay Railroad. Together, Larry’s brother Ray, his cousins Patrick, Bill, and Stanley, and family friend Larry, grew up like brothers. Dad finished school in The Pas in Grade 11, after which he signed on to the Canadian National Railroad, and moved to Humboldt, Saskatchewan, in 1951. He married Verna (née Hepp) in 1955 and they had one daughter, Nicole. While in Humboldt, Larry participated in the community through the Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus, and he enjoyed curling. In 1988, Larry moved to Kamloops, British Columbia, to finish his career with the railroad as a Conductor of the Via Rail Passenger Train which traveled to Jasper, Alberta. It was his dream to work for VIA, and he was proud to have accomplished it before he retired in 1990. Larry met Shirley Grayson, his love, in 2002. They returned to Saskatchewan in 2010, settling in Regina. Larry will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his partner Shirley Grayson; his daughter Nicole Lichowit and her family: husband Rob Sinyard and their son Jackson Sinyard; his brother Ray (Phyllis) Lichowit; and his nephews, Douglas and Patrick Lichowit. Larry is pre-deceased by his father Oleksa (Alec) Lichowit, his mother Stella (née Tront), and his wife Verna (née Hepp).

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