It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Marvin Augustine Koberinski in Saskatoon, SK on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the age of 67. Marvin is lovingly remembered by his wife, Rose; their children, Darcy Koberinski (Ben Vessey), Debbie Clark, Chad (Joanne), and Tammy Sullivan; along with his grandchildren, Colton and Ciarra; Cassandra; Carmyn, Emma and Matthew; Savannah and Ashton; mother-in-law, Patricia Bodnar; brothers, brothers-in-law, sisters, sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews and cousins. Marvin was predeceased by his parents, Leo and Elizabeth Koberinski; twin sister, Marilyn Koberinski at age 1 year; his father-in-law, Joseph Bodnar; brothers-in- law, Lionel Hagen, Earl Hurman, Stan Ennis and nephew, Brandon Hagen. Marvin was born in Humboldt, SK on May 30, 1945 and grew up on a farm near Sinnett, SK. He worked with the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool for thirty-five years and was stationed in Englefeld, White Fox, Lepine, Fulda, Coronach, Milden, and Wynyard. Upon retirement, Marvin and Rose moved to Saskatoon where Marv enjoyed his work with Jastek Master Builders. He was an avid sports fan; active in many sports as a player, an official, and spectator. He was inducted in the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010. He will always be remembered as a generous loving person. Prayers for Marvin will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2013 both at Dormition of The Blessed Mother Of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, 120 – 105th Street West, Saskatoon with celebrant Rev. Fr. André Lalach. Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Bodnari, SK. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church at Bodnari, SK. To send online condolences to the family, visit www.parkfuneral.ca "Obituaries and Tributes". Arrangements entrusted to Greg Lalach, Park Funeral Chapel, 306.244.2103.
God saw you getting weary,
A cure was not to be,
He put His arms around you,
And whispered "Come to me".
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2013