Franc passed aBednjicki, Franc edited Nov 26 2013way suddenly on Monday, November 25, 2013 doing what he loved, his morning walk.  After a recorded 20, 247 miles, he has gone to walk in greener pastures.

Born in Brezova Gora, in the former Yugoslavia, Franc was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, one sister and Nada Nickel (Yogi’s Mom).  Survived by daughter Yogi Bednjicki, her partner Mark Zarzycki, Bob,  Zivka, Andy and Alex Milosavljevic.  Also survived by two sisters from Slovenia, Marija Rošar and  Amalija Gabrovec and many nieces and nephews, especially niece Jasmina Rosar.

The many extended families that enriched his life include The Conestoga Mall Walkers, Tim Horton’s and Coffee Time companions who provided fun, humour and compassion on a daily basis.  Special thanks to Maria Weber, her children and grandchildren who brought him so much joy over the years.

Dad, how can mere words describe the special man you were?  You taught me all the big life lessons, were always there, a positive influence providing love, support, peace, comfort and of course a great joke.  My memories will include you laughing, smiling, and making the most of each day.  I will not be alone as I know you will always walk alongside me as my journey continues.  I will smile every time I see a bauble atop a car antenna blowing in the wind; I know this will be you waving to me from Heaven.  Till we meet again, all my love, Yogi.

Relatives and friends are invited to share memories of Franc during memorial visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Friday, November 29 from  2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate Franc’s life will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.Bednjicki, Franc edited Nov 26 2013

Condolences for the family and memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at or 519-745-8445.

Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy. ~ Eskimo Legend

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