Squadron Leader Michael Kutyn passed away peacefully January 3rd, 2018 at the age of 95.
Michael is survived by loving wife Helen (Couturier)–semicolon– children John (Debbie), Neil (Silke Otremba), Blaine (Kerri), Greg (Cindy), Karen (Bob Gregg) and Michelle (Anthony Green)–semicolon– grand-children Jennifer, Holly, Jessie, Shaylynn, Nikki, Chelsea, Kylie, Kodie, Shelby, Ashley, Mikala, Anthony, Stephen, Heather, Santi, Sebi and five great grand-children.
Survived by brother Joe, predeceased by parents Nicolaus and Julia–semicolon– brothers Marshall, John and sister Mary (Jan Valastin).
Michael joined the R.C.A.F. in 1941. He served with the R.A.F 10 Squadron and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Michael joined 418 City of Edmonton Squadron in 1949.
A prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Homes St. Albert Chapel.
A mass of Christian burial to celebrate Michael Kutyn’s life will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, January 8th at St. Albert Catholic Parish, 7 St. Vital Ave, St. Albert, with interment in the family plot at Holy Cross Cemetery, Edmonton. Reception to follow.
The family wishes to express their thanks to the medical staff at the Sturgeon Hospital and the Citadel West for Michael’s care.
In memory of Michael, donations may be made to the Edmonton Aviation Museum 11410 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB, T5G 0X4.