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March 9, 1924 – November 18, 2011

We are sad to announce the passing of Nickolas Masikewich on Friday, November 18, 2011 at the age of 87 years.

Nick was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all those he was close to. In 1954 Nickolas moved from Edmonton to Calgary. He was with Gulf Canada Resources for thirty years in various administrative positions. Nickolas was a Christian and an active member at First Baptist Church in Calgary and volunteered many hours at Operation Eyesight Universal. He was friendly, outgoing and enjoyed fellowship with family and friends. He was very active in sports with a special love for baseball, at which he excelled and played at a semi-professional level in Edmonton. Nick also enthusiastically attended his grandchildren’s sporting events at every opportunity. He also enjoyed golf, curling, and hunting with friends. Nickolas loved travelling, he visited many countries around the world and loved spending time with his family at his cottage at Sylvan Lake. His hobbies included photography and gardening which provided many hours of relaxation and enjoyment.

Nick is survived by his loving wife Bernice, his sons, Jim (Svetlana), Glenn (Lynn), and Brent (Christine), brother Richard (Sylvia), and grandchildren, Robert (Amber), Curtis (Claire), Jodie, Sacha, Scott, Jenifer, Clayton, Joel, Kayla (Jason), Angelina and great-granddaughter Grace and many other family members.

Nickolas was predeceased by his first wife Shirley Laurean Masikewich; parents George and Mary Masikewich and sister Kay Latto.

Funeral Services will be held at First Baptist Church (1311 – 4th Street S.W.) on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Operation Eye Sight Universal or SIM (Serving In Mission).

In living memory of Nick Masikewich, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Bruce and Mary Llewellyn and Family :

    We extend to all of you our heartfelt sympathy in the passing of your husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather, and dear family member.
    You are all a beautiful living honour to him. Please let us know if we can help in anyway.

    With Sincere Loving Sympathy,
    Bruce, Mary, Jonathan, Rose, Ethan, and Daniel Llewellyn

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  2. Jim, Glenn and Brent

    I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. As I thought back to those many years ago I remembered his smile and his laugh and how much he cared for you and your Mom.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this time.

    Take Care
    Dave and Leigh

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  3. To the Bereaved family of Nickolas Masikewich,

    Hope that you are consoled that Nickolas is now in God’s hands resting in peace…

    With Prayers,

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  4. Dear Aunt Bernice and family,

    Please accept my most sincere sympathy on the loss of your loved one, Nick. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  5. Michael John Walters :

    Dear family of Nickolas,

    I will miss his warm smile and friendly greetings.


    Michael Walters

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  6. Dan, Wendy and kids :

    Our sympathies go out to all family members, who are clearly his greatest legacy.

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