It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of William Teleske at the age of 91 years.
Bill will be forever remembered by his foster son Sonny Edden (Carlene); foster granddaughter Shannon and Jolene and their children. He also leaves 2 sisters, Mary Close and Nettie Keylor, numerous friends, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Katherine; his parents and 5 brothers.
Bill was born and raised in Edmonton; he joined the army at 20 years of age. He served with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment. After the war he joined the militia as a Warrant Officer retiring in 1970. He was an ardent hunter, fisherman and gardener. Bill was a member of the Fort Edmonton Historical Foundation.
A visitation will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. and a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Connelly- McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, Edmonton, AB. Interment to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery.
Donations, in memory of Bill, may be made to Sisters of Providence, 3005-119 St., Edmonton, AB, T6J 5R5