1921 ~ 2017
Mr. Eugene Domagala beloved husband of the late Mrs. Elfriede Domagala, passed away in Lethbridge on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the age of 96 years.
Eugene was born on January 1, 1921 in Imbramowice Poland. In 1943 he went to Plochingen, Germany where he joined the American Army as a mechanic, it is here that he met and married Elfriede Matel in 1951. Later that year he immigrated to Canada to be followed by his wife in 1952. They settled in Lethbridge where they raised their seven children. Eugene retired from Safeway in 1986 after many years of service. Eugene enjoyed his retirement by gardening, reading, walking and spending time with his grandchildren.
Eugene is survived by his four children, Steve (Rita) Domagala, Tony (Dianne) Domagala, Rick (Brenda) Domagala and Eugene Domagala; sons-in-law Eugene Wilamowicz and Gary Vredegoor; seven grandchildren Chris Vredegoor (Cassandra Duncan), Lisa Michael (Allan Dumont), Sebastian Wilamowicz (Arlene Mencedez Candog), Nicole Domagala (Geoff Pries), Jessica Domagala, Craig Domagala (Lisa Barnett), Cory Domagala and one great grandson TristanWatson all of Lethbridge.
Eugene was predeceased by his loving wife Elfriede, son Stanley Domagala in 1973; his daughter Monica Wilamowicz in 1986; his loving wife Elfriede Domagala in 2011 and his daughter Mary Vredegoor in 2012. He is also predeceased by his parents, brothers and a nephew in Poland.
Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00pm on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00pom on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 12th Ave South, Lethbridge, Alberta with Father Lukas Drapal, celebrating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4K7.