John and Beatrice Sidloski have been active members of the Weyburn community for many years. John joined the Weyburn Knights of Columbus Council # 1731 in 1951 and has been an active member for the past 65 years. He is currently a 4th Degree member with Bishop Klein Assembly # 1526.
John and Beatrice are the proud parents of 14 children. Faith and living Christian values was very important within the Sidloski family and this was demonstrated throughout John’s participation within the Knights of Columbus. One of his most proud moments as a member of the Knights of Columbus was when four of his sons joined the 4th Degree at the same time.
Throughout their lives, John & Beatrice were committed to the Pro Life Movement. John was Editor of the provincial Choose Life News for 25 years and remains on the editorial board. He has provided and maintains 90 Pro-Life billboards in Saskatchewan and 100 more in the rest of Canada. John is currently president of Weyburn & District Pro-Life and has been a major fundraiser for the organization. To recognize their exemplary contribution over the years, John & Beatrice were recent recipients of the Pro-Life Dombowski Award.
Beatrice enjoys music and occasionally provides music for the Weyburn nursing homes, and their church services.
John & Beatrice are extremely pleased and proud of the active participation of their children in the support and promotion of Christian faith within their respective communities. It is their hope that the John & Beatrice Sidloski Family Endowment will provide assistance in furthering Christian learning and communications for young people and their families.