1932 - 2018
Mike Sekura, beloved husband of Marion Sekura, passed away in Taber on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the age of 85 years, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Relatives and friends were invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service was held at Knox United Church, 4929 - 50 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Burial followed at the Taber Memorial Garden.
Mike is survived by Marion, his wife of sixty two years and their sons Brian (Tracy) Sekura of Vauxhall and Alan (Christine) Sekura of Taber; grandchildren Tyler, Brad (Robyn) Carol, Eric, Robin and Cody; great grandchildren Chason, Braylee and Mackenzie; sisters Mary Krizsan of Taber, Julie Molnar of Calgary as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents Mike and Katherine Sekura, son Dale Sekura, grandson Michael Sekura and sister Tresa (Joe) Revak.
Mike was born November 25, 1932 at home in the Wadena district south of Taber where he lived until his passing. He started farming with his dad, eventually purchasing the farm. He enjoyed spring time, watching the grass turn green and the calves being born; but fall was his favourite season when he could go hunting with his sons and grandsons. Mike loved riding horses and trailing calves home every year was his passion. He rode till the age of eighty three.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Mike’s name may be made directly to the Taber and District Health Foundation, 4326 - 50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 1N9 www.tdhf.ca or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200, 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 2P5 www.cancer.ca.