Nestor Kosowan

July 18, 2020 8 Condolences Print Obituary

November 23, 1942 – July 12, 2020

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father Nestor Kosowan at the age of 77 in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Born in Gardenton, Manitoba (in the municipality of Stuartburn), Nestor was the loving and devoted husband of Leona (nee Yurkiw) and married for 31 years at the time of her passing in 1998. Nestor is survived by and was an amazing Dad to daughter Angela and son Leonard (Selina) as well as a loving grandfather to his grandsons Alex, Jaxon, Spencer and Evan. 

Nestor came from a wonderful family of twelve and is also survived by sister Helen and brothers Michael (Henrietta), Jarvis (Eila) and Lawrence (Barbara) as well as sisters in law Elsie (Bill), Marlene (Nick) and Diane (John).

Nestor was predeceased by his parents Verna and Nicholas as well as brothers Albert, Bill, Nick and John, sisters Olga (Toews), Lucy Mitchell, Sonia Douglas, sister in law Elsie (Albert) brothers in law Sid Toews (Olga), Peter Chubaty (Helen) and Ken Douglas (Sonia). 

Nestor also leaves to mourn numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and special friend Patricia Milliken. 

The family wish to express their most sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the medical, nursing and care support team at Jubilee Lodge Nursing Home for their caring, compassionate and professional care. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Nestor’s name to the Jubilee Lodge Nursing Home in Edmonton. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a small graveside service will be held on
Monday July 20th at 1.00pm at St Michael’s Cemetery situated at 13819 – 82 street NW, Edmonton Alberta. 

  1. Nestor was a good man. It was an honor to have met him. He will be missed.

  2. My deepest condolences to my western (and down-under) family. It was such a pleasure meeting and spending time with you last year. Sending big virtual hugs. xox

  3. We have so many fond memories of Nestor and his family.
    Our sincere condolences on his passing.
    Jim and Vicky Kosowan and family.

  4. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.
    We were neighbors for many years seeing the family growing up.
    Aime & Sylvia Adam

  5. Our sincere sympathy to the families of Angela and Leonard in the loss of your dear father. Many of us at Holy Cross Parish have fond memories of Nestor. His work ethic, the cabinets that he built, his friendship and especially his love of dancing! May his soul rest in peace and may your many memories bring you comfort.

  6. Dear Angela, Leonard, Selina and Family:

    We are so sorry to learn about your father’s passing. Being neighbors with your family in the past, brings thoughts of good conversations and visits. May the precious memories of your dad comfort you, strengthen you and give you peace. With Deepest Sympathy.
    Mary & Peter Gramniak and Family.

  7. Angela and Len,
    I send my deepest condolences to you both and your families. Nestor was such a lovely man with a kind heart..and always a smile. He always made everyone feel welcome in your home. His talent as a skilled carpenter showed in his beautiful work….it was his true passion.
    Wishing all of you peace and comfort.
    Kathleen Todoruk

    • I would like to pass on my condolences to the Kosowan family for there loss of a husband and father, there is never a good time to lose a family member and even worst during a trying time with covid. I hope everyone’s heart can heal fast.

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