George (Duro) Horvat was born on April 14-1932 in Cirkovljan ,Croatia .
Passed away peacefully on November 10-2021 in Edmonton, Alberta.
George had 3 brothers and 1 sister George was the youngest sibling of 5
Parents Franjo Horvat, Katarina Horvat.
George Left Former Yugoslavia in his late 20’s and lived in Italy. After spending some time in Italy he found work coalmining in the city of, Merkstein, Germany. While working in Germany, George met his wife to be Hildegard Sacht.
From there George and Hilda, embarked on a journey to Canada settling and putting roots down in Edmonton, Alberta.
George and Hilde Horvat had 3 children Gabriele deceased at 13, Lorraine, and Frank.
With Grandchildren Abbi(Alex), Tessa, Gracie, Jeff(Nicole),Greg,(Lianne), Stephanie(Christof).
Great Grandchildren, Emily, Hailey, and Kobe.
George was a hard workingman, and his experiences led him to become a carpenter. George was very proud and was known for his strong work ethic. He was a loving husband and provided endless support for his family and friends.
George spent a lot of his life, taking care of his children whilst being a compassionate caregiver to his wife.
Dad planted the foundation for his children to continue his legacy of hard work, unconditional Love, and support for family and friends.
We love him very much; he will be missed, being in our hearts and memories forever.
Thank You Dad and Grandpa.
Frank and Family.
Lorraine and Family.