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A. YVONNE GALKA (published on July 31, 2009)



A. YVONNE GALKA (nee LANDELS) With sadness we are announcing the passing of Yvonne Galka, beloved wife of Ken Galka. After a brief and valiant struggle with cancer, Yvonne passed away July 28, 2009 at the age of 53 years in the company of her family. During her 32 years in insurance, Yvonne made many good friends and was known throughout the industry. Yvonne was born Agnes Yvonne Landels in St. Andrews, Scotland. She and Ken married December 29, 1984, in Winnipeg moving to Calgary in 1990. Yvonne is loved and will be missed by her family, good friends and co-workers. She is survived by her husband Ken Galka, mother and father John and Lillias Landels, sister Jackie (Gord), brother Craig (Kori), sister-in-law Marilyn (David) and nieces and nephew, Melissa, Tanya, Birklee, Tierney, Sara, Ryan, Savannah and Shaina, as well as a large and extended family in Canada and Scotland. Yvonne loved life, her winter vacations with Ken and their friends in Maui, doing her crosswords and crafts. She will be missed for the many things she did for others, helping with family gatherings, dog sitting for friends, her energies were numerous. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to Calgary Humane Society, 4455 110 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website www.mem.com. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM Telephone: 403-297-0888 Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial


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