William Ostepchuk Mine

Roche Percee, Saskatchewan, Canada

William Ostepchuk Coal Mine

Underground Mine

Operated by William Ostepchuk

Coal Sale #86

Mine on S 1/2 LSD 16, and the Northerly 5 chains, of LSD 9
NE 1/4 Section 22, Township 1, Range 6, W2

Surveyed Oct 20, 1938 by Robert John Campbell Lee RPE

Top seam 3 1/2 ft, then 6“ clay then another 2 1/2 ft coal

Mine Survey Map
note- last name spelled Ostapchuk on this document

Mine Plan, Documents, and maps above, copied from Original Documents, held by Saskatchewan Government, Mines Branch, Regina,
Acquired by Richard (Dick) Wright, P. Eng, and contributed by Mr. Wright for viewing here.
He was assured they were Public Documents, and Web Use allowed.

William Ostepchuk,
b- Jan 14, 1881 in ?
d- Feb 20, 1959
Buried in Bienfait Cemetery

Wife- Pauline Ostepchuk, nee ?
b- Feb 14, 1886
d- Aug 24, 1962
Both buried in Bienfait Cemetery

Son- Alexander (Alex) Ostepchuk-
b- Oct 31, 1915
d- Jan 16, 1998
Buried in Bienfait Cemetery
Served in WWII, no further info found
Honorary Lignite Louie in 1979

Daughter- Mary Ostepchuk, no info found
b- Dec 4, 1908
d- Jan 10, 1981
Buried in Bienfait Cemetery
Mary had a son Myron Ostepchuk
b- Mar 16, 1932
d- July 20, 1972
Buried in Bienfait Cemetery

Daughter- Olga L. Ostepchuk,
b- ca 1911
d- July 31, 2001, age 90,
married name- Walker
buried in Bienfait Cemetery

Other Ostepchuk names in the area, relations?
Stephen (Stephan) (Steve) Ostepchuk,
b- ?
d- May 18, 1993 in Winnipeg MB
Wife- Elsie Florence Ostepchuk, nee Coates
lived on a farm at Roche Percee. Both are deceased
Stephen served overseas in WWII, Service Number: L27383

Theodore Ostepchuk, (brother to William?)
b- ca 1885
d- June 21, 1942, age 57
buried in Bienfait Cemetery


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