KULRICH, Kenneth Lorne
November 10, 1936 - April 4, 2014
It is with great sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of Kenneth Lorne Kulrich of Saskatoon. Ken passed away peacefully on April 4, 2014.
Ken was predeceased by his beloved wife, Goldie; his parents, Frank and Rose Kulrich; his parents-in-law, George and Margaret Toth; his brother and sister-in-law, Steven and Dorothy (Loeffler) Kulrich; his brothers in-law, Eugene Latos and Joseph Toth; and sister-in-law, Theresa (Toth) Kirtzinger. Ken is survived by his wife, Thelma; his four sons, Lorne (Olive) and their children, Kent (Amanda), Amy (Tyler) Sanwald, Michael and Kate; Sidney (Cynthia) and their children, Adam (Kirby) with great-granddaughter Grace, Matthew (Haylie Ptolemy) , Brittney (Chad Kurylowich) and Lindsay; Wayne; Rodney (Celia) and their children David and James; his step-son, Graeme (Debra) Bittner and their daughters Brooke and Kierra; his sister, Edna Latos; and his sister-in- law, Joyce Toth; along with many nephews and nieces.
Ken was born in Wakaw, Saskatchewan on November 10, 1936. His early years were spent in Windsor, Ontario and Wakaw. He obtained his Bachelor of Education degree and taught for 32 years. Ken married the love of his life Goldie Toth on July 27,1957. Over the years he lived in Wakaw, Blaine Lake, Shellbrook and Saskatoon where a great number of friendships were formed.
After Goldie's passing in 1986, Ken married Thelma Bittner. Ken loved all sports, art, painting, photography and carpentry. Ken loved to travel, especially to Hungary where he met relatives and spent countless hours gathering information for his family tree; which was his pride and joy and will be a legacy for generations. Ken had a calm demeanor and was a kind, caring, generous and compassionate man who was willing to help anyone who needed a hand. He will be remembered in our hearts always as the greatest man we ever knew.
The Memorial Service will be held Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. from Acadia McKague's Funeral Centre (915 Acadia Drive, Saskatoon Saskatchewan).
If so desired, Memorial Donations may be made in Ken's name directly to: Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan (301, 2550 - 12th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X1).
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2014