March 30, 1947 – June 24, 2010
Steve Ruklic, beloved husband of Paulina of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at the age of 63 years.
Steve was born in Croatia in 1947. In 1971 he married the love of his life, Paulina. Shortly after immigrating to Canada in 1972, they had their two sons, Willie and Dennis, who he taught to work hard and you will get everything you want. Steve loved the outdoors, food and music and his family’s presence. He always loved having his friends around him too. But most of all, he loved his grandchildren, Cassie and Carter.
Steve leaves behind his loving wife Paulina; sons and daughters-in-law, Willie and Jenny, and Dennis and Stephanie; and grandchildren, Cassie and Carter, all of Airdrie. He is also survived by his sister Stephanie, brother Vlado and his half sisters; as well as many nieces and nephews and countless friends.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, June 27, 2010 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family requests to celebrate Steve’s life to donate or plant a tree in his honour.
In living memory of Steve Ruklic, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences