John Dutka

January 23, 1931 - March 13, 2019


It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden death of our father John Dutka who passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Seven Oaks Hospital at the age of 88 years. He was born on January 23, 1931 to Mary and Jakob Dutka in Skylake, Manitoba.

John is survived by his daughters Mary-Lou Woldu and Josephine Tran (Wally); son Jason Dutka; grandchildren, Brendan Woldu, Jonathan Tran (Charlotte), Amy Tran (Leo), Alexander Tran, Michael Tran, David Tran and two great-grandsons Grayson and Braylen Tran. He is also survived by his sister Elizabeth Harrison (Dewey) as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Beverley, sister Alice, brother Peter and mother and father.

John had been associated with the Inkster Gardens Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses for many years. He looked forward to the time when the Blessings of God’s Kingdom would cover the whole earth, Rev. 21:1-5.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1877 Inkster Boulevard, Winnipeg, with Bob Krueger officiating.

The family would like to thank Fred Douglas Lodge for the loving and tender care they provided.

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