← View All Obituaries


Obituary Notifications

Click below if you would like to be notified when a new obituary is posted.

Sign Up

← View All Obituaries


April 8, 1928 - September 28, 2017



On September 28, 2017, Mrs. Rose Lakusta of St. Paul passed away at the age of 89 years. She is survived by her son, Jim (Marge) Lakusta; daughter, Marie (Luke) Audette; 5 grandchildren, Cherie Lakusta, Andrea (Russell) Martin, Tara Lafortune, Danielle (Travis) Kabyn & Marc (Kristyn) Audette; 9 great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Rose, Dylan & Danielle Martin, Tory Shtybel, Drake, Emersyn & Mason Kabyn, Gavin & Samuel Audette; siblings, John Snihur, Elsie Motowylo & Andy Snihur; 5 sisters-in-law, Stefania, Almeda & Jean Chrapko, Rita & Leona Snihur. She was predeceased by her husband, John; parents, William & Mary; 7 brothers, Mike, Nick & Eddy Snihur, Bill, George, Peter & Silver Chrapko; sister, Anne (Alex) Werenka; 2 sisters-in-law, Anne Snihur & Mary Chrapko. A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Paul. Reverend Father Peter Haugen will be officiating, with interment in Union Cemetery, St. Paul. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society) c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


Send a condolence, light a candle and/or share a memory, click "Send Condolence". Once your message has been approved by the moderator it will be posted to the website.

Pages: 12

From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Edith Read
Relation: Marie's friend

Marie, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I know she meant the world to you & Luke and you will miss her dearly. Hold on to the wonderful memories as you mourn her passing.

From: Judy Bogdan
Relation: Friend of Marge and Jim

My deepest sympathies Jim, Marge and family.. May she RIP

From: Randy & Judy Kulczycki
Relation: Friends of the family

So very sorry to hear the passing of your Mother. Our deepest condolences to the family.

From: Morris and Vicki Chornohus
Relation: friend

Marie and Luke our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I will miss her great sense of humor.

From: Leo and Diane Cote

Jim, Marge and families..
We are so very saddened to hear of your loved one’s passing.
We will keep you all in our prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time.
Please find comfort in knowing mom is now in God’s care.
Deepest Sympathies.. 🙏🏻 Leo and Diane

From: Shirley Boisjoli
Relation: niece and Lawrence nephew

Marie, Luke & family – Jim, Marg & Family
May your memories guide you all through your loss. My Aunt Rose was a wonderful person to me and everybody in her life. RIP , Aunt Rose Shirley & Lawrence

From: Sharon & AL Poirier

Jim & Marge – Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family at this time. Hugs

From: Gisele and Steve Yaceyko
Relation: friends

Jim, Marie and family a Mother is always very special and very hard the loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

From: Jan Pankiw and Family
Relation: Great aunt to my children

Marie, Jim and family, Sincere condolences from our family to yours during this time. Your mother was a beautiful spirited person who touched many lives with her presence, gentle touch and kind words. She will be forever missed by all who knew her. God Bless, Prayers to all of you.

Pages: 12

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
October 5, 2017
Beginning at 7:30pm

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 6, 2017
Beginning at 10:30am

All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Paul

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to: Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society) c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

Thank You Notice

Send Flowers

Order direct from a local florist:

Dana Smyl Design
Call or Text 780-614-3917

The Jungle Flowers & Gift Store
4921 – 50 Avenue (across from Post Office)
St. Paul, AB.
Call: 780-645-3544 / Toll Free: 1-877-335-3544

Floral Enchantment
4910 – 50 Avenue (next to Post Office)
St. Paul, AB.
Call: 780-645-5159 / Toll Free: 1-866-645-5159

Westcove Treasures (Artificial Arrangements)
Text: 780-614-5748
Email: westcovetreasures@gmail.com

The Floral Farm
Mobile Florists Serving Smokey Lake & Area
Louella Tychkowsky & Team
Telephone: 780-650-0292

Please have the name of the deceased and the date of the service for handy reference.

Donate In Memory

Send Condolence - For Rose LAKUSTA

Use the form below to send a Condolence, light a memorial candle and/or share a personal memory.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please upload a small jpg file (Max file size is 1MB)

← View All Tributes