In Memory Of


Paul William Hlady

Aug 23, 1959 - Nov 21, 2020


  A celebration of life will take place at a later date.


Paul William Hlady

August 23rd, 1959 – November 21st, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Paul William Hlady announces his passing. Paul passed away on Saturday November 21st 2020, after a brief battle with an aggressive form of head and neck cancer, at the age of 61.

Paul was born August 23rd,1959 in Swan River, Manitoba to Paul and Sonia Hlady.

Paul will be forever remembered by his loving mother Sonia Hlady, his daughter Bradee (Brent) Iverson, his son Logan Hlady, his grandchildren Quinn and Carter Iverson. Paul will also be lovingly remembered by countless extended family and dear friends. Paul was predeceased by his father Paul Hlady and his brother William “Billy” Hlady.

Paul was a man that had many passions and hobbies. He loved under water diving, was a very artistic man and also enjoyed cooking. After school Paul started an apprenticeship as a heavy-duty mechanic and then moved out to Alberta and started work in the oil patch as a mechanic. After a few years he returned to The Pas, Manitoba and found work at the correctional facility first as a guard and then later as a cook and started a Family. Paul always had a love of motorcycles, as many young men find though, Harleys aren’t three seaters. Paul made the decision to sell it, swearing that one day he would own another. With two children and a wife, Paul and his father started up a sawmill and logging company. Paul was a jack of all trades, him and his father even built the family home on Ralls island in The Pas. Paul decorated every elaborate birthday cake for his children and also painted a huge mural on the wall for his first child’s room.

In 2005 Paul moved to Brandon where he worked in construction and drove gravel truck. With the addition of grandchildren, he packed up and moved out to Red Deer in February 2020 to be closer to the family. Being true to his word he bought himself the Harley that he had sworn to have again. Logan and Paul enjoyed many rides together during the short riding season in Alberta.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Cremation entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, AB

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 887-2151


Gloria and Brian Lewicki:

Our deepest sympathy to you dear Sonia and family for the passing of Paul Jr. We have many fond memories of him from the Renwer days.

Heather (Storozuk) Brandt:

Sonia, Bradee and Logan, my deepest condolences to hear of the loss of your son and father. Please know my prayers and thoughts are with you. I will forever cherish our memories with the family up in The Pas. Sending comfort in this difficult time. Heather, Trevor and family.

Randi Salamanowicz:

I am so sorry for your loss. I am without words. Sending prayers to you all

Mike and Debbie Williamson :

So sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. Condolences to his family.

Violet Hawkins St. Albert.:

Dear Sonia and Family,
I am deeply saddened to hear of Paul Junior's passing and want you to know how sorry I am for your great loss.
May his kind soul Rest in Peace and his love and memories live forever. I pray that you find peace and comfort during this very painful time.

Ted and Teen:

Dear Sonia, Bradee,Brent and Logan
Words can not express the sorrow we feel for you all at this very sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our love Ted and Teen

Ken Redlick :

Dear Sonia it is very sad to hear of Paul JR passing. I have always thought of him as a very special person. I wish you all the best through these hard times. All the best from my family

Wayne Redlick:

Dear Sonia. I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Paul. I haven’t seen him for many year but he has been in my thoughts quite a few times. My memories of hanging out with him and listening to him play the drums at Mom and Dad’s in our younger years will always remain special. I wish you all the best through these times! Please take care!

Debbie and Patrick MoseleyWilliams :

Paul was a very special person... know that we are sharing in your sadness over the loss of a very special life!

Wally Jarosz:

so sorry for your loss i would have loved to go for a ride together on our Harley's. It would have been great to get to know him again and share some old memories. It sounds like he had a good life and i'm happy to hear that. It's a huge loss for us all.

Blaine Dushanek:

Sorry for your loss Sonia! Paul played in our band in the Swan Valley in the mid 70’s. He was a great drummer! Sorry to hear of his passing!

Ken Grieve:

I am saddened to read this.i was a bass player at the age of 13 in a band with paul.wonderfull memories of riding in his Camaro!

Stevenson Family:

Dear Sonia and Family. We are so sad to hear of the passing of your beloved Paul Jr. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
Kathie Hassard, Carolyn Killingbeck, John Stevenson
(Brandon, Manitoba)

Geoff Erickson:

Paul played drums in our band “Mr” in Swan River around 1975-76. He was a keener, and not only was he a great drummer he had a car. I was always jealous of him because he had the girls swooning over him.

I wish we had reconnected

Dennis and Kathie (Hlady) Trotz:

Dear Sonia We are So Sorry for Your Loss. Thinking of All of Yous at this Very Sad Time. Please Take Care. Love Kathie and Dennis Trotz.

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