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KRECH, Michael John

Published:May 05, 2010

Event Date:Apr 26, 2010

 

Classified Type: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Waterloo Region Record

Location: Waterloo

 

 

Michael John KRECH

MICHAEL JOHN KRECH 1937 – 2010 With deep sadness, Michael’s family announces his passing on Monday, April 26, 2010 at his home in Waterloo. Michael was born in Windsor on September 27, 1937. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 43 years, Barbara (nee Ewasyke) on November 10, 2006. Michael is survived by his children, Lori (Martin) Berg and Michael Krech, and grandchildren, Emma Krech, Katie Berg and Alex Berg. Dear brother of Hank (Jacqueline) Krech of Grand Bend, Peter (Emina) Krech of Woodstock, and Daniel (Jackie) Krech of Toronto. Remembered by his aunts, Katarina Avbelj and Paula Demsar, both of Windsor, his mother-in-law, Lettie Ewasyke, and sisters-in-law, Pat (John) Kominar of Waterloo and Georgina Morgan (Joe DaSilva). Michael is also fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Louise (nee Avbelj) Krech. Michael earned his doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Windsor and was a retired Professor of Chemistry at Wilfrid Laurier University. He was also a retired Lieutenant of the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve. Michael was a long time member of St. Jerome’s Catholic Community. Visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home , 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday, April 29 from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, April 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 8 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s RC Church, 240 Hemlock St. (at University Ave.), Waterloo with Fr. Jim Valk as celebrant. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario can be arranged by contacting the funeral home at 519-745-8445 or at: www.erbgood.com

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MAY 04, 2010 12:11 AM
Dr. Krech was my first professor at Laurier in 2006 for Chemistry. He was well liked and respected by all his students. We will have a beer and pizza chemistry study group in his honour. My sympathies to the family.

Stephanie Reich - Waterloo, ON
APRIL 29, 2010 03:24 PM
Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family

Michael (Cordelia) Staffieri and Family
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