KERLUK, Matilda

Posted: May 30th, 2017


MATILDA “MATTIE” KERLUK, beloved wife of the late John Kerluk, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at the age of 89 years.

Mattie was survived by her son Bill (Janette) Kerluk, and her grandchildren Katherine (Colin) and John. She also leaves to cherish her memory, two great-granddaughters Dylan and Auburn and her special friends Elsie and Betty.

Besides her husband of 41 years, John, Mattie was predeceased by her sister Elizabeth and brothers Joe (Everal) Horhozer and Chester (Darlene) Horhozer.

Mattie was born on July 7th, 1927 in Lethbridge, AB to Joe and Katie Horhozer. She was raised and educated in Lethbridge and started her working career with Frache’s Flowers at the young age of 17 years old. She continued in the flower business until her retirement.

Following her retirement she spent lots of time as a grandmother and great- grandmother, doting on all of her family’s needs. Matilda truly enjoyed her retirement years and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

A private family interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Matilda donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Legacy Lodge for their continued care for Matilda throughout her stay.

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