With a heavy heart of sorrow, I write these words to announce Sargent Edward Stanley Popiel died on January 4, 2015 peacefully in Nanaimo Hospital in the loving arms of his wife of thirty years, Penny Popiel. Ed will be sadly missed by Deana, Brendan, Guy, Tim, Myles, Kyla, Bill, Terri, Will, Brendan M., Guy Benson, Andrea, Steve, Jeremy, Brock, Brian-Edward, Bradley.
Sargent Edward Popiel joined the Winnipeg Police Department May 5, 1961 and was in Recruitment Class #57. Ed carried his badge proudly #138 for 33 years before retiring to the West Coast.
He enjoyed planting tomatoes, fishing pickerel, canning dills and making potato pancakes. He was predeceased by his twin sister, Adeline York.
Safe in the arms of Jesus