FRECKA, Kathleen

Posted: January 6th, 2021


KATHLEEN “KATY” FRECKA, beloved wife of the late John Frecka passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on December 31, 2020 at the age of 92 years.

She is survived by her children: Bill (Marjorie) Frecka, Deb (Alex) Campbell, Kathy Van Ryn (Lou Ravoy) and Gary (Sylvia) Frecka as well as seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband John, she was predeceased by her parents Bill and Rosalia Nagy, sisters Irene (Joe) Chabay and Jolane (John) Kovacs and brother Bill Nagy Jr.

Katy was born January 21, 1928 in Tiszaadony, Bereg County, Hungary. At age three, she immigrated to Canada with her mother, where they joined her father.

Katy was a homemaker, gardener, great cook, baker and crafter. John and Katy opened Master Cleaners for 18 years where they made lifelong friends. She loved to travel to various destinations.

She was always known as Gramma Katy and she would give the best “HUGS”. She is now dancing with her Johnny….

The family would like to thank the staff at Fairmont Extendicare for the wonderful care they gave Katy the past three years. Katy mentioned many times she was treated like a Queen.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Hugh Jack officiating. The service will be live streamed and may be accessed via Katy’s obituary on the Cornerstone Website.

Donations are gratefully accepted in Katy’s memory and may be made to Fairmont Extendicare (115 Fairmont Blvd. S, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 5V2).

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