December 3, 1939 – December 26, 2020
John Milan Kratky aged 81 passed away peacefully in his home on December 26, 2020. John was born in Coleman Alberta December 3,1939, eventually moved to Trail and went to work at Cominco.
He married Rachele Conzon on July 22, 1974. They built the house of their dreams and as a hobby fostered injured greyhounds from the race track. Shortly after the house was built John was hit by Multiple Sclerosis which severely altered the course of their later years.
Despite this setback John and Rachele developed a great love for the environment and wildlife. John is predeceased by his wife Rachele, sister Elizabeth Sandulak (Sandy) nieces; Gail McDougall (son Tyler) and Karen Onyschuk (Dennis). John is survived by his brother Louis Jr. (Florence), nephews; Kim (Elia) and Colin Sandulak, nieces; Hayley Morris (Rae) and Christie Tidsbury (lan). An outside gathering will take place in late spring.
Special thanks to: CSIL program for their seamless support, April Cashman ‘s Caregiving Service for extraordinary service, the hospice nurses, Dr. Houde for her dedication and support, Raymond Van Die Bitsch for his help to John and Rachele over the years.
In Lieu of flowers please consider donations to the SPCA, Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society or a charity that is special to you.
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