Marvin Semchyshyn

Obituary of Marvin Edward Semchyshyn

Marvin was born on March 18, 1947 in Dauphin, MB to Joseph Semchyshyn and Michelena (Minnie) Beyko. Marvin passed away at the age 75 on October 05, 2022 from heart failure, at his home in Boissevain, MB.  Marvin’s Family farmed in Fork River, Manitoba until 1938, and then moved to Minitonas where his father owned and operated a saw mill, to which Marvin helped out substantially until Joe’s passing in 1964. He later met and married Evelyn C. Russell from Swan River, MB in April 1967, and later divorced in November of 1992.  Marvin then moved to Thompson, Manitoba for career advancement with the Manitoba Highways and Transportation Department, where he worked initially as a Journeyman Heavy-Duty Mechanic, and then Head Garage Works Supervisor.  During his time with the Highways Dept. in Thompson, Marvin met his second wife, and married Marjorie J. Halabura in August  1996, then later divorced in October of 2007.  Marvin then moved south to Boissevain to be closer to family, and retired at the age of 65.  Marvin is survived by his daughter Frances, son Peter, brother (Elmer) Ernie, and two sisters Mary and Alice; and predeceased by his sister Jeanne.  Marvin will be laid to rest with his two sons, Johnathan (March 24, 1973 – May 22, 2014) and Michael (June 13, 1978 – October 25, 2020) at Brandon Cemetery.

A Celebration of Marvin and Michael’s Life will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332 8th Street, Brandon, MB on Friday, June 23, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. 

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Celebration of Marvin and Michael's Life

1:00 pm
Friday, June 23, 2023
Brockie Donovan Chapel
332-8th Street
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
(204) 727-0694
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