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Kathy Pirz

October 10, 2011 - November 10, 2011


Kathy Pirz, born as Katica Stulac on October 10, 1941 passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011

Kathy was a resident of Canal Flats and after less than a year battle with cancer, Kathy passed away peacefully at her home in Canal Flats. Kathy was born and raised in a
small village called Budim in Croatia. She worked in a Hotel on the
coast of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea and later on a Army Base in Nurnberg
Germany before returning back to Budim and later moving to Canada with her
7 year old son Vladimir in 1967.

She was one of five children born to the late and most loving mother
Terezija and father Mato Stulac . She was the beloved wife of Peter Pirz
who predeceased her just over a year ago. Kathy will forever be remembered
by her devoted family; her sons, Val (Marlene), Peter (Gwen) and Lloyd (Yvonne), her
treasured grandchildren, Chrystl (Ben), Tara (Warren), Jordan, Braden,
Chelsea, Kyron and her great grandchildren; Sharlene and Nicholas, her family back
in the old country and many caring friends whom were blessed to know her.
Kathy had many loves in addition to her family and friends, she truly
enjoyed hunting, fishing, bingo, and the odd casino trip.

Kathy touched the lives of many people with her smile and generosity, and
maintained her dignity all the way to the end. Friends and family are
invited to attend a celebration of life on Saturday, November 19th, 2011,
at 1:00 PM at Canal Flats Civic Centre located at 8911 Dunn Street, Canal Flats,
BC. Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Rowland and Dianne Usher
Relation: Friend

Kathy was a very beautiful person to us. She was always kind and thoughtful. Her smile could light up any room. We will always remember her by the way she made us feel in return. We will miss seeing you around town.

From: Murray Palmer & Bonnie Alcock
Relation: friend

We are very saddened to hear of your loss.

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