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Konopaki Mine

Northgate, Saskatchewan, Canada

Konopaki Mine

Located at SW 1/4 Section 7, Township 1, Range 2, W2

Owned by the Konopaki brothers from Bienfait, in the early 1930's
They dug a slope down to the coal, worked all summer, ran into too much water, and closed the mine in the fall

Konopaki's I know of:

brothers Alex and Fred Konopaki

Alex Konopaki
b- Mar 25, 1901
d- Mar 4, 1983
buried in Bienfait Cemetery
Alex married Mary Bozak
b- June 25, 1909
d- Jan 1, 1973
buried in Bienfait Cemetery

Frederick “Fred” Konopaki
b- Mar 6, 1894
d- Feb 4, 1954
buried in Bienfait Cemetery
He was married to Nettie Konopaki, nee Chajkowski
b- Oct 14, 1896
d- Nov 16, 1976
buried in Bienfait Cemetery
Fred and Nettie had 4 sons
John Konopaki
b- Jan 10, 1918 in Bienfait SK
d- Jan 16, 2007 in Red Deer AB, age 89
wife Mary V. Lylyk

Walter Konopaki
b- Nov 20, 1925 in Bienfait SK
d- June 18, 2007 in Moose jaw SK, age 81
married Helen Marie Konopaki, nee Bookout

Wrally Konopaki
b- February 14, 1922 in Bienfait, SK
d- October 7, 2008 in Penticton, BC, age 86
wife Alice Meronick
Wrally Konopaki, lived in Penticton BC

William “Bill” “Bert” Konopaki,
b- Aug 10, 1933, in Bienfait SK
d- Apr 30, 2012 at Moog Hospice Home, Penticton, BC
wife Lenore nee Mantei, lives in Penticton BC

another brother of Fred and Alex,
Louis Konopaki
b- Nov 2, 1902
d- ? buried in Bienfait Cemetery
Louis wasn't involved in the mine


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