CHIRKA PaulPosted: February 28th, 2014
PAUL CHIRKA of Lethbridge, AB passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Paul was born in Wein, AB to William and Nancy. Being one of 14 siblings, Paul learned early on the importance of family and helping others. After returning to Canada from serving overseas in WWII he met his wife, Helen, and eventually settled in Lethbridge. He is survived by sons Larry (Anne) and Don (Sherry), daughters Elaine and Cathy, and grandchildren Julia, Paul, Zac, Jason, Daniel, Stephen and Anna. Never one to stay still, after working as a Heavy Equipment Operator with Transport Canada for 30 years, he retired and focused on his gardening, storytelling and snow shovelling. Funeral Services will be held at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703 13 Street North, Lethbridge on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Gary Sedgwick officiating.