Obit: Tkachuk, Lydia Mary (1923 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Challe, Jaeger, Martin, Mravik, Sedivy, Tkachuk, Tkachuk-Davis
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 4/16/2015
Tkachuk, Lydia Mary (Jaeger) (29 NOV 1923 - 11 APR 2015)
Lydia Mary Tkachuk, 91, Lublin, died on Saturday, April 11 at Miller Alternative Care in Thorp, where she had resided the past four years. Private family services were held.
Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
The former Lydia Jaeger was born on Nov. 29, 1923 in the town of Arthur, Cadott, to the late Carl and Mary (Sedivy) Jaeger. In 1929, the family moved to the Gilman area where she attended and graduated from Gilman schools.
On Nov. 18, 1943 in Medford, she married Mike Tkachuk, who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2011. She worked with her husband on their farm in the Lublin area, where they raised Guernsey cows, until their retirement.
She was a member of The Chequamegon Bird Club. She enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens, hosting and cooking for family gatherings, feeding and watching birds, crossword and picture puzzles, playing Scrabble and listening to country music.
Survivors include four children, Jeanette (Philippe) Challe of Plaisir, France, Marilyn (Tilton) Tkachuk-Davis of Red Wing, Minn., Michael (Sue) Tkachuk of Elk Mound and Raymond (Tracy) Tkachuk of Lublin; a sister, Wilma Mravik of Gilman; two brothers, Raymond (Delores) and Rudy Jaeger, both of Gilman; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a half-sister, Florence Martin.
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