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Ambrose “Bruce” Andrew Boyko

Posted By Sobering Funeral Chapel On September 13, 2020 @ 12:59 pm In Obituaries | 15 Comments

October 15, 1943 ~ September 11, 2020

It is with broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Bruce Boyko, on Friday, September 11th at the St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 76 years, with his family by his side.

Bruce will be lovingly remembered and leaves behind to mourn, his beloved wife Betty of 52 years, children; Kyle, Gillian (Rodney) and Andrea.  Grandchildren; Mikayla, Ryan and Natasha. Sisters; Steffie, Lorna and Kay, Sisters-in-law Gladys and Carol (Jerry) and Brother-in-law Ed and many other friends and relatives.

Bruce was predeceased by his parents, Mary & Harry, twin sister Audrey, sister Betty, brothers-in-law Frank, Julius, Larry, Ken and Frank.

Bruce was born in Selkirk, MB.  As a young man he worked with his Uncle John building bridges in Southeastern MB. On Sundays him, Betty and the kids would drive around the countryside admiring the bridges he built and looking for farm machinery.  From there he worked for the R.M. of Brokenhead as a Loader Operator. He later moved on to work for the Manitoba Rolling Mill.  In 1976 Bruce’s dad passed away.  Bruce together with his wife Betty, decided to take over the family farm. They settled into the community of Garson, and he continued to farm right until the end.

Bruce was a family man who loved his children and grandchildren dearly.  He enjoyed visits with friends, family and especially his grandchildren, and took great pride in his farming. 

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.

Cremation has taken place. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private family service will take place.


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Condolence from Fred and Gladys Peters on September 13th, 2020 1:54 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Betty. Please accept our deepest condolences. May God give you all strength in the days and weeks ahead…

Condolence from Myrtle Banash on September 13th, 2020 6:53 pm

We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss. We have good memories of Bruce. We are thinking of you during this sad time.

Condolence from Anne Juenke on September 13th, 2020 8:48 pm

He had a huge presence and a gentle and kind manner.
He loved you all dearly and was very proud of all you.
I am so glad I had so many nice conversations with him and enjoyed his and your company whenever we met.

May all of your beautiful memories stay with you forever and help you through this difficult time. We are thinking of you and extend our condolences to all of you.

Dennis & Anne Juenke

Condolence from Jan and Rick Hnatiuk on September 13th, 2020 9:23 pm

To Betty and family, we are saddened to learn of Bruce’s passing. He was always a friendly and enjoyable person to visit with. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Debbie and Larry Okolita on September 13th, 2020 9:51 pm

Our sincere condolences.

Condolence from Trudi Dancho on September 14th, 2020 11:32 am

Dear Betty and Family

My heartfelt condolences on the loss of Bruce.

I have many fond memories of our times together with the Tractor Club and antique Harvest Days. Those were very special memories for me as Alfred sure enjoyed those as well!
Take comfort in knowing you are surrounded by loved ones, family and friends.
God Bless You
In my thoughts and prayers

Condolence from Gail Augustine on September 14th, 2020 3:53 pm

Betty & Family,

My sincere condolences on the loss of Bruce. I am so glad I saw you both at the anniversary party in June we just never know what life holds or how short it can be.
God bless you all at this very sad time.

Condolence from Virginia Kubish on September 14th, 2020 8:29 pm

My sincere and deep condolences to you Betty and your family, upon the sudden passing of Bruce. May he Rest In Peace and may all the beautiful memories of all your years together be with you all forever. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all.

Condolence from John Holland on September 16th, 2020 8:33 am

We had the pleasure of getting to know Bruce and Betty and Kyle. We enjoyed getting together at New Years Eve, Tractor Club Christmas parties and breakfast at Peppercorn. We saw Bruce recently and were shocked by his sudden death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Michelle and Brian Horanski on September 16th, 2020 1:41 pm

Betty and Family,

We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Michelle and I really enjoyed ourselves whenever we would get together with you and Bruce. Our sincere condolences.

Michelle and Brian Horanski

Condolence from Lorraine Drewlo on September 17th, 2020 10:44 am

To: Betty, Gillian & Audrey Boyko:
Wish we could give you a HUG, it was a real shock to hear of Bruce’s passing.
Welcome to the ‘World of Widows’ Betty. Sincere Sympathy to All Your Family!
Lorraine Drewlo, Lorry Henderson (Drewlo)

Condolence from Judy and Archie Poitras on September 17th, 2020 7:05 pm

So sorry to hear about Bruce our prayers and thoughts are with you all Archie and Judy Poitras and family

Condolence from Debbi szuszko on September 17th, 2020 7:57 pm

Thoughts and prayers for you all

Condolence from Gary and Gail neduzak on September 21st, 2020 6:20 pm

Remembering the good times..Keeping the family in our thoughts

Condolence from Bonnie and Murray Melvin on September 23rd, 2020 11:29 am

Betty and family

So sorry to hear about Bruce. He was a very kind and gentle man.
With deepest sympathy,
Bonnie and Murray Melvin

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