Katherine Ann Galko, 94, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019.
Kate was born in Barberton on December 30, 1924 to Joe & Katie Durec and was a lifelong area resident. She worked as a product demonstrator for Quality Demo for many years. Kate also worked making wedding cakes and catering; she was an incredible baker and cook. She enjoyed sewing. Kate was a good mother and a loving & fun grandmother. She was a longtime member of St. Mark Lutheran Church.
Kate was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Albert; and daughter Susan. She is survived by her son Albert (Shari) Galko; grandchildren Leslie (David) Luchtenberg, and Christine, Catherine, Creed & Caden Galko; and great-granddaughter Susanna Luchtenberg.
The family is grateful to the doctors and staff at Summa Akron City Hospice for their kind and compassionate care of Kate in her last days.
A memorial service will be celebrated at 3PM on Friday, May 3 at Anthony Funeral Homes, Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S Main St, where the family will receive friends for one hour prior, beginning at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Summa, Summa Health Foundation – 51140, PO Box 2090, Akron, OH 44309-2090.