Brian, John Halko

Thomas Michael Halko

April 11, 1969 – January 23, 2012

Brian was born on April 11, 1969 in the Michel Hospital with a smile on his face.

He attended Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School and Graduated from Sparwood Secondary School in 1987. He then attended EKCC in Cranbrook before starting work for the District of Sparwood on a casual basis until going full time in 2001. While he was a casual employee for the District of Sparwood he also started working for Mainroad in a casual position that continued until his death.

He met the love of his life Gail Fraser and married her on June 24th, 1995. They soon were blessed with two boys, first there was Dillan and Zachary followed two years later. Brian’s love of his family was well known and he loved his boys and his 2 “girls”, Lucy and Lexi his two dogs. Wherever Brian went Lucy and Lexi were not far behind him. He loved hunting, fishing and camping; anything pleased him as long as it was with his family. No one will miss him more than his wife Gail, his two boys, Dillan and Zachary and his beloved girls “Lexi and Lucy”.

He was predeceased by his grandparents, Sam & Susie Tolley, John & Susie Halko; father-in-law & mother-in-law Clarence & Zora Fraser; four brothers-in-law, Bill, Reggie, Doug & Harvey and his wife Gloria Fraser; nephews Dwaine and David Fraser.

Brian is survived by his loving wife Gail, sons Dillan & Zachary, his “girls” Lexi & Lucy; mother and father John & Marjorie Halko, sister Leanne Halko; sister-in-laws Darlene & Debbie Fraser, brother-in-law Maurice (Sharon) Fraser, sister-in-laws Irma Fraser & Sharon O’Brien, nieces, Sarah Fraser (Alex) & Sophie Halko, nephews Billy (Evelyn) Fraser, Brad (Kim) Fraser, Kent (Christine) Fraser, Trevor (Wonita) Fraser, Randy Fraser, Shane (Sheree) Fraser, Andrew Fraser & girlfriend Dominique, and Patrick Fraser-de Mynn, Uncles and Aunts, Thomas (Marianne) Halko, Julie (Robert) Craig, Shirley (Bob) Barclay and Wendy (Ray) Allen. He is also survived by numerous cousins, great nieces and nephews, and close friends.

Brian was a gentle soul who had an infectious smile, a kind word or a helping hand for everyone he met; he will be missed by all who knew him.

Rest in Peace Brian.

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