June 22, 1949- Sexsmith, AB
July 5, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Darlene Suzan Tychonick, age 64, of Calgary, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013 at The Salvation Army Agape Hospice, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Brian Tychonick of Calgary.
Darlene was born in Sexsmith, Alberta on June 22, 1949 to Norman Omar Sorhus and wife Margaret (nee Yarham). She spent her childhood in Alberta, Sask, and BC. and moved to Calgary in 1975. She and her husband Brian owned and operated Brown’s Food Service Equipment Sales Ltd. in Calgary for over 20 years where she developed many strong relationships and countless friendships. She loved her time driving with Brian in their ’64 Pontiac GTO listening to her favorite Elvis songs. She has been known as a generous and caring person, a hard worker, and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents and sister Constance.
Besides Brian, her husband of 49 years, Darlene will be sadly missed by her beloved sons Kerry and Kevin Tychonick, her daughters-in-law Claudia (Kerry) and Andrea (Kevin), her grandchildren Tyler, Jason, Alexander, Jonathan, Christopher and Timothy, her brothers Colin Sorhus (Marianne), Allan Sorhus (Elizabeth Anne) and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Salvation Army Agape Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N. W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Darlene Tychonick, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences