Katherine Greilach

Obituary of Katherine Greilach

March 27, 1927 -Edmonton, Alberta

May 23, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Katherine ‘Kay’ Greilach of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at the age of 96 years.


Kay volunteered with numerous organizations including, Canadian Blood Services and the Jubilee Auditorium. She worked in retail for most of her working life. Kay accomplished much through her life and was particularly proud of her friends and family.


Kay enjoyed spending time with friends, and especially travelling to Hawaii numerous times throughout her life.


Kay's favourite saying was, "so anything new and exciting?". She will be most remembered for her hours spent helping others.


Kay is survived by numerous nieces and nephews including, Donna Cunningham, Doug Greilach, Jim Greilach, Judy Avery, Sharon Hurst, Wayne Wahl, Shirley Rausher, Dwight Greilach, Denise Seabrook and Tara Nelson. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Ada Greilach and Edie Greilach.


Kay was predeceased by her mother, Katarina, and father, Frederich. She was the last of her siblings to pass. She will, therefore, be joining brothers, Steve, Carl and Fred, as well as sister Sue. Kay was the last chapter of the Greilach family. They were all hardworking and caring people, and they are together again.


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In living memory of Katherine Greilach, a tree will be planted in the Aim & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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