October 12, 1943 – October 3, 2017
at the age of 73 years
Mass of Christian Burial, 10.30 a.m, Thursday, October 12, 2017, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm
Mustafa “Mike” Mujcin passed away peacefully on Monday, October 02, 2017 At Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm after a brief battle with lymphoma.
Mustafa was born in Bosnia on October 12, 1943 and moved to Canada at the age of 21 to work in Yellowknife. Mustafa and Milena met when Mustafa was 26 and Milena was 19. They were married within six months. Mustafa and Milena moved to Salmon Arm (with John and Harry) in 1974.
Mustafa is survived by his wife Milena and four children; John (Margo), Harry (Kierstin), Jane and James. Survived by grandchildren; Roman, Allen, Gabriel, Darby, Armand, Mary-Clare, Jackson, Kateri, Jamieson, Victoria, Graham and Colette.Also survived by brother Hak (Heidi) as well as nephews Mirsad and Senad.
Mustafa worked at Federated Coop for over 30 years (sawmill). Mustafa loved McDonald’s coffee, walking, spending time in his yard and with his furry friend Pepper.
Heartfelt thanks go out to Dr. Main and wonderful staff in the Oncology Unit, Dr. Breugem, Dr. Wood, Sean Harcus LPN, who my dad had a great connection with and kept my Dad smiling, the staff at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Fischer’s Funeral Home and many friends and family.