GALICZ – John Galicz, beloved husband of Teresa Galicz of Brooks, passed away in Brooks, Alberta on January 24th, 2000 at the age of 84 years.
Born on July 12th, 1915 in Kiskunhalas, Hungary John came to Canada in 1927 to Manitoba. He came west to Alberta in 1940 to work in the coal mines at East Coulee. John and Terry Repas were married in Drumheller on March lst, 1941 and moved to Duchess in 1959. He operated a home decorating business and drove school bus for many years. John and Terry moved to Brooks in 1996 and have resided here since. He will be best remembered for his love of, people, for his love of hunting, fishing and the outdoors and for the enjoyment he received travelling to the state of Nevada with his family.
Besides his wife Terry, John is also survived by his loving family, his daughter Deanna Green of Calgary, his son Robert and his wife Doreen of Brooks, his beloved grandson Brian and numerous brothers, sisters and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 :00 a.m. on Friday, January 28th from Smith Memorial Chapel.
Pallbearers were Brian Galicz, Andy Barath, John Stroebele, Greg Friesen, Bob Repas and Jim Jones.
Interment followed at Brooks Cemetery. In memory of John, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to Ducks Unlimited, Box 818, Brooks, AlbertaT1R 1B7. Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home. Telephone 362-4636..