Thursday, 24 January 2013 16:28
MICHAEL KALETA passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the age of 92 years.
Mike was born in the Ukraine on March 6, 1920.
He came to Canada in 1926 (approx) with his mother and sister – Ann; settling in Lethbridge. Mike attended Galbraith School, sold Herald newspapers and then went into the egg and poultry business.
On January 20, 1951, he married Joyce. When Mike retired in 1985, he and Joyce enjoyed an early retirement, travelling from coast to coast, cruising the Caribbean and in later years travelling to Mexico in the winter. He was an avid gardener and great sports fan, and lived a full life.
Mike is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joyce, sister Ann Knox and son Gary, and sister Ella Wilk, son Gerald of Calgary, and one special niece Violet Knox.
He is predeceased by his mother Anna, father Peter, brothers-in-law William Knox and John Wilk.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at FIRST UNITED CHURCH, 502-13 Street North, Lethbridge. Viewing will be available one hour prior to the service.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Sign guest book: www.generationsfh.ca