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In Loving Memory Of

Michael Hryb Sr.


Michael Hryb Sr., resident of Grande Prairie, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at QEII Hospital, at the age of 88 years.

He was born October 13, 1927 in the Ukraine. He immigrated to Canada at 6 months of age. In his early years, he was raised in Saskatchewan, later moved to Kirkland Lake, ON, and in 1951 joined the R.C.M.P.. Michael was stationed throughout Alberta including: Edmonton, Lac La Biche, Entwistle, Drayton Valley, St. Paul, Smokey Lake, Westlock, Derwent, Crossfield, Calgary, and finally Grande Prairie in 1969.

He was a great story teller who loved to hunt and fish. Michael retired as sergeant in May 1977. Later he worked for the Alberta Government as a Sheriff’s Bailiff. Michael enjoyed his retirement years with his many friends and being outdoors at his acreage.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 59 years Lucy; his three children: Catherine, Christine and Michael John; his sisters Nadea (Waterbury) and Sophie (Jaremko); as well as nieces, nephews, and many friends.

He was predeceased by his daughter Ann-Marie and sister Jenny (Sereda).

The Viewing will be held on Monday, November 2, 2015, from 5:00-7:00pm at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave).

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 10:30am at Oliver’s Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta (Unit 109, 10126 120 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8H9).

A special thanks to all the dedicated home-care nurses, staff and nurses on 5 North for their exceptional care. Our thanks and gratitude to Dr. Rogers Byebwa and Dr. Hugo Bertozzi.


In Loving Memory of

Michael Hryb Sr.


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Monday, November 2, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie
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Funeral Service Details

Funeral Service
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
10:30 AM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 View Map
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