November 23rd, 1942 – October 12th, 2018
With heavy hearts we announce Mike Hrechka, aged 75 years of Moose Jaw, SK passed away with his loving family by his side. Mike was born at Peesane, SK and moved to Moose Jaw in 1952. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Stella; sisters, Mary Noren and Ann McGinnis; brothers-in-law: Jerry Noren, Leo Shull, and Bill McGinnis; and sisters-in-law: Mary Hrechka and Bev Hrechka. Mike is survived by his wife and partner of 56 years, Darlene; daughter, Denise (Tom) Overs; son, Duane (Lana); grandchildren: Evan Soar (Jessie), Emily Soar (Dominic), Eric Soar, and Mikkel Hrechka, Kiana Hrechka; great-grandson, Camden Soar; sister, Kathy Shull; brother, Bill Hrechka (Theresa); brothers-in-law, Gordon (Audrey) Kirkpatrick and Garry (Shelley) Kirkpatrick; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mike was a successful businessman. He was the owner and manager of Diamond Glass from 1964 to 1980, and Emerald Glass and Gallery from 1987 to 2011. Mike started in the glass business when he was 16 years old working at Canadian Pittsburgh Glass. It was the beginning of a glass career that lasted over 50 years. Mike enjoyed his family and many friends. He loved his work, his cottage at Buffalo Pound Lake, antiques, classic cars, country music, and was a great cook and gardener. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Waldner and Nurse Kasey. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home. Reverend Jim Tenford will officiate and interment will take place in Rosedale Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mike’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre St, Regina, SK S4P 2R3 or to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. James Murdock, Funeral Director 306-693-4550.