It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Taddele Mekuria in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dear husband to Tsehay for the last 55 years and a loving father to Yodit (Miliard), Simret (Abebe), Getachew (Melissa), Admas (Kumneger), Kaleb (Meron), Bruktait. He was blessed with five grandsons and eight granddaughters. He also leaves behind four siblings and many nieces and nephews. Taddele started his career with the then Imperial Ethiopian Airforce, graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's and Masters Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, retired from the airforce with a rank of Colonel and continued his career with Ethiopian Airlines until his retirement in 1991. He enjoyed retirement by volunteering, travelling and reading. He served his country and took care of his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Published in Waterloo Region Record on May 4, 2021.