December 24, 1924 – Diosgyor, Hungary
September 21, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Julius Laslie Sztraka (Gyula Laszlo) passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the age of 88 years.
Julius attended technical college in Hungary and received his diploma as a draftsman. He married his wife Eva Esther Szakal and immigrated with his family to Canada in 1956. Julius finished his career at Reid Crowther and Partners. He worked on various projects including the Calgary Tower, Foothills Hospital, and the Bonnybrook Waste Water Treatment Plant. Julius gave his time and efforts selflessly, always putting others before himself. He was a very active member at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, and will be missed by many.
Julius is survived by his son Julius; grandchildren Christina (Shane), Stephen and Alysha; as well as great-grandchildren Teghan and Taylor. He was predeceased by his wife Eva Sztraka.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (819 – 13th Avenue S.W.) on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:00 p. Add Mediam.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (819 – 13th Avenue S.W.) on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Julius Sztraka, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences