A Mass of Christian Burial for Albert Louis Kancilja, 71, of Conroe will be held on Monday, July 31, 2006 at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Hubert Kealy as celebrant. Rite of committal will follow in Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, July 30, 2006 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Cashner Funeral Home with a Rosary at¬ 7 p.m.
Mr. Kancilja was born on December 1, 1934 in Waukegan, Illinois and passed away on July 26, 2006 at his home in Conroe, Texas. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church for 34 years and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Albert is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Barbara Kancilja of Conroe; daughter, Mary Kancilja of Conroe; sons, Michael Kancilja and wife Melissa of Pensacola, Florida and Gregory Kancilja and wife Karen of Conroe; grandchildren, Randi Nicole Kancilja, Brian Anthony Hayes, Lance Channing Hayes, Stephanie Garcia, John Aaron Garcia, Brian Garcia, and Eric Garcia; great grandchild, Delilah Brown. Numerous other relatives and friends also survive. Members of the American Legion Post #618 Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers.