Service Date: April 30th, 2019 11:00AM
Service Location: St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, Holden
On April 19, 2019 while outside enjoying a beautiful spring day on his farm near Holden, Alberta, Albin Michael Lukawiecki suddenly passed away at the age of 83.
Albin is survived by his children Anona [Seeven Vydelingum], Teresa, Vincent [Annette], and 10 grandchildren – Elena, Deiter, Anastazya, Emilia, Meaghen, Kaylee, Michael, Emanuel, Brayanna, and Jonathan. He is also survived by his long term companion, Evelyn Nemirsky from Lamount, Alberta. Albin was predeceased by his father Walter; his mother Nancy; sister Marian Bober; and daughters Andrea, Deidre and Marcia.
Albin was born on the farm in January 1936. He attended Longridge and Holden schools, working briefly in the oilfields before returning to his farming roots. Albin was committed to public service and his local community, elected as a councilor for the County of Beaver, and actively involved in the National Farmers Union, the local Rural Electrification Association, and his church. Albin lived a modest and humble life, finding joy in his family, friends, farm and Ukrainian heritage.
Funeral Prayers will take place at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2019 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, Holden, AB.
Funeral Mass will take place at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, Holden, AB with Father Vu presiding. Interment will follow at the Holden Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S., or to the Holden Cemetery, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.