Michael Baran passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre at the age of 79 years.
Michael was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 26, 1932 to William and Maria (nee Yaremko) Baran. He was raised in Venlaw, Manitoba.
Michael made his living as a farmer, but was also a skilled electrician and plumber.
In his spare time, Michael enjoyed reading. He was also the community Historian. He was an active member of the Orthodox Church and served on the cemetery board.
To all who knew him, Michael was a man who never got angry, and because of his good nature, he had many friends and acquaintances.
He leaves to mourn and cherish fond memories, his family: 1 brother, Martin (Lynda) Baran; 1 sister, Jean (Ted) Herteg; 1 sister-in-law, Vicky; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Prayers were offered on Monday, August 1, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. from the Sneath-Strilchuk Funeral Chapel in Dauphin. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from the St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Dauphin with the Rev. Fr. Brent Kuzyk officiating. St. George’s Cantors provided choral accompaniment. Interment followed in the Venlaw Community Cemetery.