August 22, 1953
– January 9, 2017
Mickey was born August 22, 1953 in Nelson, B.C. to parents Mike and Dorothy Shkuratoff. Mickey was the second eldest of the four children – Larry, Allen and Harvey. He grew up in Winlaw, attending W.E. Graham School in Slocan City.
Mickey married Nettie Sherbinin October 26, 1974, making Winlaw their home, where they raised their two children, Holly and Chad.
Mickey enjoyed many sports including snowmobiling, quading, boating, fishing and biking. He enjoyed playing harmonica and guitar. His favourite hobby was working on automobiles.
In 1996 Mickey’s first grandson, Trent was born. Later on, he was blessed with two granddaughters, Alexa and Liviana.
Mickey is survived by his loving wife, Nettie, daughter Holly, son Chad (Rachel), grandchildren Trent Drapaka, Alexa and Liviana Shkuratoff, parents Dorothy and Mike Shkuratoff, brothers Larry (Lorraine) Shkuratoff, Allen (Evelyn) Shkuratoff, Harvey (Diane) Shkuratoff, Sister in laws Charlotte Hlookoff, Irene (Patrick) Poznikoff, brother in law Collin (Kathryn) Sherbinin and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Mickey was predeceased by his grandparents, Mike and Nadia Shkuratoff, Pete and Mary Kabatoff, father in law Pete Sherbinin, mother in law Helen Sherbinin, brother in law John Hlookoff, and son in law James Drapaka.
Castlegar Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.
Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son ~ forever in our hearts.
Goodbyes are not forever,
Goodbyes are not the end,
They simply mean we’ll miss you,
Until we meet again