March 7, 1923 ~ May 30, 2012
Edna Hleucka of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Nicholas Hleucka, passed away after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s, on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
Edna was born in Estuary, SK on March 7, 1923. She lived in various locations until settling in Vauxhall, AB. She married Nicholas Hleucka on June 9, 1946. They raised their three children Elisa, Dennis, and Kim in Vauxhall and then moved to Creston, BC in 1976 when her husband retired. In 2001 she moved to Okotoks, AB to be closer to family and then in 2007 moved to Lethbridge.
Edna is survived by her daughter Elisa (William) Brown; son Kim Hleucka; grandchildren Kari (Darren) Thompson, Wayne Brown, Dennis (Kerri) Hleucka, and Brianne (Cheyenne) Ludwig; great-grandchildren Avari Thompson, Joshua Thompson, and Westin Ludwig; sister Irene Rothe; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Besides her loving husband Nicholas, Edna was predeceased by her parents John Diebert and Annie McNiven; son Dennis Hleucka; and brother Robert “Bob” Diebert.
A Private Family Service will be held at a later date.
Flowers are gratefully declined.
Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada, 1254 – 3 Ave South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0J9.
Thank you to Dr. Ikuta and Dr. Cahill. Many thanks to Laurel, Sharon and all the devoted, caring staff at Adapta Care 9th Ave.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels Ltd. 1-800-382-2901. Send condolences at www.mbfunerals.com.