Steve Greilach (1925 - 2016)

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With loving family by his side, Steve passed away September 5, 2016 at the age of 91 years. Steve was born in Becmen, Yugoslavia, the third child of Fredrich and Katarina Greilach. His parents immigrated to Canada in 1926 and purchased a homestead in Mellowdale. On February 26, 1952, Steve married Florence Bootsma and they took over farming on the original Greilach homestead. Together, they were blessed with four children. They loved life on the farm and Steve always said it was the best job you could ever have. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Florence and his grand-daughter Cindy Tipton. He leaves to mourn his children; Doug (Deb), Donna Cunningham (Bob), Judi Avery, Jim (Jina), special friend Dorothy Adair, 15 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. A special thank you to the staff at Hillcrest Sr. Lodge where Steve resided for the past 11 years. Also, the staff at Barrhead Healthcare Center and Mayerthorpe Extendicare. Funeral Service was held at Christ Lutheran Church in Mellowdale on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. Donations in Steve's memory can be made to Christ Lutheran Church, Barrhead & District Social Housing Association or the charity of your choice. Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, Alberta 780 674-4644.
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Published in The Barrhead Leader on Sept. 13, 2016
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Barrhead, AB   (780) 674-4644
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