Harold was born December 26, 1957 in Rossburn, Manitoba and was the child of Mike Pawluk and Eugenia Wonitoway. He had two sisters Penny and Kim and one brother Lane. Harold passed away suddenly at home September 21, 2019 with his wife at his side, he was 61 years of age.
In his earlier years Harold attended school in Rossburn, and attended a 2-year Agricultural Diploma course at the University of Manitoba. After his diploma program Harold had worked a few different jobs around the country such as the mine up in Flin Flon, a roughneck in the oil field in Alberta, and at Ed & Bill’s Construction in Northern Alberta. He eventually came home and took over the family farm were he led operations for many years. Harold then retired from farming and worked as an equipment operator for Russell Redi-Mix for a couple years before retiring.
Harold had a sense of humour that many will remember him by and had many extended family members that he enjoyed spending time with. He was noted for his impromptu road trips, ability to make you laugh, and unique ability to form bonds with most people he met.
Harold was an avid camper and enjoyed going to the Blue Lakes almost every summer with his family and his close friends, Rob and Mona Blowatt, and Janice Barnes. He also enjoyed fishing and tinkering with his farm equipment.
Harold is survived by his wife Elizabeth, two children Ryan and Catherine, sisters Penny (Bruce) and Kim (Gerry), brother-in-law Doug (Rebecca), sister-in-law Elizabeth and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Mike and Eugenia, his brother Lane and brother-in-law Scott.
Harold's Family hosted a Celebration of Harold's life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm from the Dauphin Multi-Purpose Senior Centre in Dauphin.
All guests at the Celebration of Life were considered honorary Pallbearers.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Harold may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada - Manitoba Branch or Diabetes Canada (Manitoba & Nunavut) Branch.
Kidney Foundation of Canada - Manitoba Branch
1-452 Dovercourt Drive, Winnipeg MB R3Y 1G4
401 - 1 Wesley Ave., Winnipeg MB R3C 4C6