Lorraine Joyce (Dreger) YACKULIC
1943 - 2016
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December 14, 1943 – March 1, 2016

With great sadness our family announces the peaceful passing at home of Lorraine; loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Lorraine was born in Grande Prairie and raised on a farm near Woking by her parents: Herman and Minnie Dreger. Lorraine graduated from the University of Alberta with degrees in Education and Arts. She taught Language Arts in Eaglesham, Calgary, and Edmonton before retiring in 2002. In retirement, Lorraine volunteered at the St. Albert Botanic Park and authored three books on Albertans of German Heritage.

Lorraine is survived by her husband of 48 years, George; sons: Michael (Annie), David, and Robert; precious grandchildren: Thomas and Sara; brother, Norman (Helen) Dreger; sisters-in-law: Carol (Hap) Davis, Dorothy Yackulic, and Patti Yackulic; brother-in-law, Peter Yackulic (Sue); and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 7, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Parish, 75 Poirier Avenue, St. Albert, Alberta.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 10985-124 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0H9.

To send condolences please visit: www.connelly-mckinley.com

Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home
9 Muir Drive, St. Albert, Alberta, 780-458-2222

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Published in St. Albert Gazette on Mar. 5, 2016.
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March 18, 2016
I am so saddened to have just learned of Lorraine's passing. Please accept my regrets.
My thoughts today bring me fond memories of Lorraine and our hours together at Wellington.. I know that I was very fortunate to

have known Lorraine. She was a very special person and friend. Sincerely, Norah Thomas, Victoria BC
March 9, 2016
Dear George and family,
We are so very sorry for the loss of Lorraine. She was a wonderful teacher who understood the concept of student-centered learning long before books were written on the subject. May God bless and keep her. Colleen, Bob, Rob and Ellen McClure
March 8, 2016
Our most sincere sympathies are extended to the Yackulic and Dreger families. Lorraine was a friend and classmate through school. Our paths crossed years later as educators in Edmonton.
We shall always remember her.
We shall miss her too.
Gladys J. & Alvin Burdeyney
March 8, 2016
We are sad to learn of the loss of Lorraine. Our sympathies and prayers go to the entire Yackulic and Dreger families.
Having been friends & neighbours since childhood, our paths crossed not only in friendship but also in the field of Education in Edmonton. We shall always remember her. We shall miss her.
Gladys J. & Alvin Burdeyney
March 7, 2016
My condolences to all family was saddened to hear of Lorraines sudden passing knowing her as a neighbor& school friend through grade school My smypathyFrom me& my family Rose Shura Woking AB
Rose Shura
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