Kresho Mario Petrovich

30-Nov-1956 - 24-Dec-2020

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Kresho Mario Petrovich

On Thursday, December 24, 2020, Kresho Petrovich, loving husband and father of three boys, passed away at the age of 64.

Kresho was born on November 30, 1956 in Zagreb, Croatia. On August 25, 1979 he married Christine Hoekstra and shared 41 adventurous years together. He worked in the grain milling industry for over 40 years and retired in 2016 leaving the business in the care of his three sons Skylor, Kyle and Justin. His three sons are happily married to Nicole, Ashley and Elisa whom he loved

Kresho had a passion for travel and exploration. At any given time he would have half a dozen hobbies or projects on the go. He was always known as Papa and loved spending time with his five grandchildren, Cohen, Shay, Luke, Jayde and Fox. He was known for his quick wit, big heart, infectious generosity and compassionate spirit. He was loved by all who knew him and would always be
there for anyone in need. 

Psalm 73:23-24 Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand: You guide me with your council, and afterward you will take me into glory.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your local foodbank or hospital. Please leave a message for the family on our online Guestbook ( Thank you.

Because of Covid-19 restrictions,  a private graveside service will take place on Tuesday December 29, 2020 at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Thank you.
Memorial donations to a local food bank or local hospital would be appreciated. Thank you.

Kresho Mario Petrovich

Psalm 73:23,24
Yet I am always with you;
    you hold me by my right hand.
You guide me with your counsel,
    and afterward you will take me into glory.

Condolences from family and friends

Posted by ALEKSANDRA BOJSIC | 28-Mar-2021

To my dear cousin Kresho, may you rest in peace. Recently I heard a story from your childhood shared by our uncle Marijan from Zagreb, Croatia. Circa 1958, when you were about 2 years old, you arrived with your parents from Zagreb to visit grandpa Karlo’s grain processing mill situated in the village of Resetari, Croatia. You were dressed in a beautiful dark wool dress coat and dress shoes. While your parents were engaged in an adult conversation you were exploring all the nooks and crannies of the mill. When your parents turned around to look for you, imagine the look of surprise on their faces, when they saw you covered from head to toe and all over your beautiful dress coat in the freshly milled corn flour. It turns out this experience may have just set the stage for your future profession in the grain milling industry at your young age of two. Kresho, you will always be remembered for your humour, kindness and generosity. To the entire family Petrovich, please accept our sincere condolences. You are always in our prayers. Cousin Aleksandra Bojsic and Nathalia.

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Posted by Denise Stemmler (BAKERS AND US) | 27-Jan-2021

Dear Skylor and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Father may be gone in body but his spirit will always be with you and your family.

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