Posted: March 31st, 2016

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Garry “Wire” Wyrostok

1948 – 2016

Garry Michael Wyrostok of Lethbridge, Alberta, beloved husband of the late Margaret Wyrostok, passed away suddenly on March 27th, 2016 at the age of 68 years. Garry was born in Shaughnessy, Alberta in 1948 to George and Margaret Wyrostok. Garry graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1966. He began working at Canadian Western Natural Gas (now Atco Gas) in the early 1970s, and retired in 2013. In his youth, Garry played many sports, excelling at hockey and fastball. He later developed a passion for the game of golf, and the golf course became his second home. Garry also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, frequently hosting them at backyard bonfires, and had recently begun pursuing photography as a hobby. Garry was known for his sense of humour and quick wit, and always seemed to have a joke ready to tell. He is survived by his daughter Amber, son James (Natalie), grandson Alexander; brothers Glenn (Wendy) Wyrostok and Geoff Wyrostok; Uncle Lino Chiste; Aunt Lillian (“Babe”) Soice; sisters-in-law Vi Roth, Anna Wutzke, Verna Roth, Roberta Roth, Eleanor (Terry) Collins, and Kathy (Ed) Carpenter; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and their families. In addition to his loving wife Margaret, Garry was predeceased by his parents, George Wyrostok and Margaret Wyrostok; parents-in-law, George and Agnes Roth; sister, Linda Westling; Uncle Peter Lazaruk; Aunt Irene (“Tootsie”) Chiste; brothers-in-law George Roth, Jim Wutzke, Robert Roth, and Lester Roth; and niece Cheryl Delinte. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, located at 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, located at 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge Alberta. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 10th St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7

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