Eugene was born on the family’s homestead by Butte St. Pierre on October 18, 1931. He enjoyed farming and trips to B.C. to do some logging with his brothers. On August 21, 1982, Eugene married Katherine (Hoffman) Bielecki. At this time, he took on the responsibility of helping Katherine raise her 5 children. Eugene and Katherine were blessed with a daughter on December 9, 1982. Louise surprised them by coming a couple months early. Eugene farmed until he retired and moved to Paradise Hill in 2016. He spent his final years in the lodge in St. Walburg, where he passed away on April 27, 2021.
Eugene is survived by: his wife, Katherine; his daughter, Louise (Brad) Setter; his step-children, Sharon (Mike) Champagne, Melvin Bielecki, Brenda (Rick) Schwab, and David (Leah) Bielecki; his grandchildren, Shelby Setter, Cassidy Setter, and Austin Setter; his step-grandchildren, Denielle (Sean) Mottram, Meikal Champagne, Aurora Champagne, Melissa Bielecki, Devin Bielecki, Chelsey Schwab (Etienne), Taylor Schwab, Jayden Schwab, Jordon Bielecki, Dawson Bielecki, Chase Bielecki, Kayden Bielecki, Ashten (Melissa) Bielecki, Samantha Bielecki (Jordon), Justin Kissick, Tesa Bielecki, and Landon Bielecki; his step-great grandchildren, Hayden Mottram, Mika Mottram, Braxton Schwab, and Dominic Schwab; his sisters, Lucille (Arnold) Hawkins and Theresa Beauvillier; and numerous nieces and nephews.