Mate (Mike) Saban passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the age of 80 years. He was born on November 12, 1933 in Licki Novi, Croatia, to Dragica and Anton Saban. He came to Canada at the age of 25 on the ship Arosa San in 1958. In 1965, he married Diane and together they had four children. They moved to Alberta in 1975 and started M&M Painting, a commercial painting company, which he ran until his retirement. Mate will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Diane, his children; Robert Saban, Suzie Saban, Juanita (Joe) Allison, and Barbara Pickett, nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and his special companion, Koko. A Funeral Service will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820-45 Street, Red Deer, on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Special thanks to Dr. Holmes and all the staff at home care, in particular Danelle.

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