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HALESCHUK, Don

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we are finding ourselves announcing Don’s sudden passing on December 12, 2018 in Kelowna, BC. He is survived by his wife Louise Haleschuk; daughter Lyndsay Haleschuk (Matt Daniel) and...

JOHNSON, Stewart

Stewart passed away, surrounded by family and friends, on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the age of 62.  He is survived by his daughters Erin Martin, Sarah Johnson and Michelle Johnson; sisters Charlene (Larry) Scott, Heather (Roger) Gabel...

HAMMETT, John

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our father John Hammett on Wednesday December 12, 2018 at the age of 71. He is survived by his special friend June Shaw, his daughter Jessi (Aaron)...

COTTON, Michael Leigh

Mike peacefully passed on Monday, December 10, 2018 at the age of 88. He is predeceased by his ever-supportive and loving wife of 65 years, Rosemary in September 2018. He is survived by son, Ross Cotton of Calgary,...

STIRLING, Bonnie Rae

Bonnie passed away on December 11, 2018 at the age of 68.  She is survived by her daughter Terry (Alan) Ruether, sons Darren (Janice) and Michael (Chelsea Clifton) and grandchildren Elizabeth, Megan, Zander and Aidan.  She was predeceased...

SAWATZKY, Sherrlyn

Sherrlyn Mary Sawatzky (nee Rohleder) passed away into the loving arms of her Saviour at her home in West Kelowna on December 4, 2018. Sherrlyn is survived by her husband Richard. She will be dearly missed by her sister...

LEPP, Katherine

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Katherine Lepp on December 11, 2018.  Katherine was born in the Rosenort area of the Ukraine to Peter and Maria Kliever, the oldest of six children. In August...

FARMAN, Carol Lynn

Carol passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the age of 61.  She is survived by her loving partner Jim Lilgedahl, her children; Jasen Farman, Michael (Jennifer Page) McFarlane, Sandrina (Josh) Chartrand, Natasha (Nick) McFarlane, Douglas (Shelby)...

CALHOUN, Alvia “Al”

Alvia Odborne Calhoun passed away suddenly but peacefully at the age of 92. Al is survived by his wife and best friend Renia and their five children: Al (Lena), Dale (Wendy), Janice (Barry), David (Tara-Lee), Donna (Chris), 14...

WOROBETZ, Lawrence “Larry”

With immense sadness and disbelief, the family of Larry Worobetz announce his passing in Kelowna, BC on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the age of 77 years.  He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Ruth,...

MARSHALL, Wilma

It is with great sadness that the family of Wilma Jean Marshall announces her passing on Monday, December 10, 2018, at the age of 95.  Wilma’s entire career was that of a devoted nurse starting in the Royal...

SCRIVENS, Bill

Bill passed away on December 10, 2018 at the young age of 52. He is survived by his parents Tony and Lee and his brother Dwight. Bill was born in Fort Qu’Appelle SK on November 18, 1966.  He...

LEBARGE, Donald

Donald passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the age of 64.  He is survived by his loving wife Donna, step-daughter Amanda Weber (fiancé Pat Madderom), step-son Michael (Christina) Weber, granddaughter Maisie, mother Henni, sisters Susan...

HILLABY, Dorothy Viola

Dorothy passed away and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the age of 94. Dorothy was the youngest of ten children born to Almiron and Myrtle Wilcox of Primrose, Alberta. She is...

HEWKO, Gary Joseph

Gary Joseph Hewko, born March 26, 1959, left us suddenly on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Gary was many different things throughout his life.  He started playing hockey in his early teens, became a qualified chef, had his own business...

OSTRIKOFF, Natasha

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Natasha Ostrikoff. She passed away peacefully on December 6th, 2018 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age...

JOHNSTONE, Garth Embury

Grandad passed away peacefully early morning on Friday, December 7, 2018. We are all saddened, but thankful our beloved husband, father and grandfather is now at rest. He is survived by his loving wife Joan of 58 years;...

TIMMERMAN, Mary Helen

Mary passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the age of 94. She is survived by her daughters Darlene (Gary) Rogers and Dawn (Ed) Saddler, her son Rick (Lenna Shelest) Rowland,...

HOUDE, Francis Leonard

Francis passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the age of 96.  He is survived by his loving wife Hilda, daughter Theresa (Adolf) Ruesch, son Marcel Houde (Mark Wengrowich), grandchildren: Tracey (Trevor) Schwartz, Darryl (Kandace) Ruesch, Dean...

WOLF, Wayne Alan

If you knew Wayne, you know all the wonder and infinite love he shared.  If you didn’t, you missed out. Wayne knew your fortune was found in the family and friends you keep and dad has passed on a...

WEBB, Rebecca Ann

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, Rebecca Ann Webb passed away at the Central Okanagan Hospice House.  Though heartbroken, her beloved daughter Kate, her mother Freda and sisters Nancy (Bob) and Debora (Terry) celebrate the love and joy Rebecca...

DOHERTY, Mary Isabel

Mary Isabel Doherty Oliver (nee McCoy) was born on January 9, 1924 in London, ON. She passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at the age of 94 in Kelowna, BC. Mary lived a busy and full life. She volunteered...

CAMPBELL, Don

Don Campbell passed away suddenly on November 30, 2018.  Survived by his loving wife Aileen, son Noel, sister Sharon (Bob), numerous nieces and nephews and many special friends.  Predeceased by son Dale, sister Verna and parents Tom and...

SHIPPEY, IVY  

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ivy Shippey on November 30, 2018. She is survived by her loving daughter Coleen (Brent) Cheal and her grandchildren Kyle and Kaleena.  Also survived by brothers Ken...

TEATHER, Robert “Captain Bob”

Bob passed away after battling cancer on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the age of 75. He is survived by his loving wife Shirley of 52 years; daughter Keely (Mike) Abrams; son Robin (Crystal) Teather; grandchildren Zakkary, Quentin...

STUIT, Arie

ADRIAAN (ARIE) THEODORUS STUIT, of Kelowna, BC, passed away peacefully at his home on November 18, 2018. He was 68 years old. He was born on June 9, 1950 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Holland). Arie worked for Holland America...

DYCK, Helen

Helen passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 25th, with her loving husband, Clarence and three daughters by her side. She was 93 years old. Helen was a sweet and loving soul who drew others to her with her kind...

FOSS, Wilfred Kenneth

Wilf passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the age of 81.  He is survived by his loving wife Sharon, daughter Louise Swan, stepdaughter Erin Ferris, son Bruce Foss, granddaughter Hannah Swan, sister Sharlene Olafson and brother...

ROBERTS, Margaret Anne

Marg Roberts, mother, grandmother, friend and family matriarch passed away on November 21st in Kelowna at the proud age of 85.  Born to parents Alice (d. 2012) and Joseph Dory (d. 1950) in Edmonton, Alberta, she is survived...

BROWN, David Smith

David journeyed on, on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the age of 82 years.  He is survived by his loving wife Sylvia of 61 years, his sisters Margaret (Jack) Ferguson and Nan Lamb, his sister-in-law Sybil (Peter) Bauckham...

LINDNER, Trudy

It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Trudy on November 26, 2018. She will be lovingly remembered by her devoted husband and best friend Rudolf, brother Joe (Janet) Roth and their children Cindy (Ken),...

MEDEMA, Tina

(nee Jantiena Haasksma) Tina went to be with her Lord and Saviour on November 21, 2018 at the age of 70 after a short, brave battle with cancer.  She was born on April 23, 1948 in Munnekezijl, The Netherlands. ...

MORSE, Marlys “Marley”

Born July 1, 1953 in Winnipeg, MB, Marlys “Marley” Morse passed away on November 23, 2018 at the Kelowna General Hospital. She is survived by her loving family, mother Louise Morse and sister Karen Morse and her children...

BILINSKI, Rose

The family of Rose Bilinski (Zeleznik) sadly announces her passing at the age of 88 in the Kelowna General Hospital on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Rose was born on June 8, 1930 in Bentley, Alberta to Michael and Katerina...

NYGREN, Gordon Dennis

Gordon passed away suddenly but peacefully on Thursday, November 22, 2018 with his loving wife, Irene, of nearly 70 years at his side. Their wedding anniversary was coming up on December 4. He is survived by six sons: Richard...

AUDETTE, Rella Marie (nee Gamache)

Rella passed away November 22, 2018.  She is survived by her loving children, 5 daughters; Janet (Jack) Whiting, Elaine Bro, Lori (Paul) Brown, Pamela Campbell, Carmen Audette and 2 sons; Paul (Lisa) Audette and Ward Audette, daughter-in-law Renee...

POMEROY, Jack V.

Jack Pomeroy passed away on November 14, 2018 in Kelowna at the age of 90 years.  He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Verna (nee MacGregor); daughters Jackie George-Johnson (Steve) of Marysville, WA and Wendy...

KLEINHENZ, Juergen

Juergen passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the age of 73. He is survived by brother Klaus (Siegrid) of Germany, as well as several nieces and nephews. Juergen is predeceased by his wife Dolly in...

MEARNS, Alan Norman

Alan died on November 18, 2018 at the age of 93. He is survived by his wife Masami Mearns, nieces Anita, Mavis and Barbara Mearns and nephews Bill and Frank Hassard and David and Brian Mearns. An Interment will...

KRAHN, Anna

Anna went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 89.  She is survived by her son Peter (Sara), daughters Anna Chaisson, Tina Wolf (Henry), Mary Dorffi and Nattee Grace, eleven grandchildren,...

RUSSELL, Ruby Cecelia

John 14:6 Jesus said to him: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” Ruby Russell, born March 4, 1937 in Creston, BC, passed...

SCHLENKER, Olga (Ollie)

Went to be with her Heavenly Father on November 18, 2018 at the age of 94 years. She was sadly predeceased by her loving husband Otto in 2012, her parents Ewald & Helen Lepholtz, and brothers Joe & Ray. She is survived by her...

HOOGVELD, Maximilian William Fredrick

It was an early autumn evening when Elizabeth, Max’s forever caring wife of 66 years and his seven children held hands, sang and prayed together while Max (92), passed peacefully. Max was born in S’Heeren Bergh, Netherlands, attended boarding...

JENKINS, Marion Louise

On November 18, 2018, Marion Louise Jenkins took God’s hand and walked into the light at the age of 84. She is survived by her loving husband and dancing partner, Richard Dale (Darling) Jenkins; daughters Marjorie (Rick) Seaman,...

STEFIUK, Mike

Mike passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Glenmore Lodge in Kelowna, BC at the age of 88 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Alpha and their four children: Rose (Brian)...

WEBERG, David

David Weberg passed away peacefully on November 10, 2018 at the age of 58.  Survived by his children Bryanne (Jeremy) Edler, Scott Weberg (Amanda), Nikki (Christopher) Luciow and; grandchildren Austin and Ryder Edler; two sisters Gloria and Janice...

WILDE, Carolyn Bernice (nee Brant)

Carolyn, born on December 1, 1944 in Barrhead, AB, passed away on November 17, 2018 in Kelowna at the age of 74 years after a 5 month battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving family: daughter...

WEIERS, Frieda

Frieda peacefully went to her eternal home on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the age of 93.  She is survived by her daughters: Sharon Smood (Larry) of Port Alberni, BC, Elaine Kennedy of Scottsdale, AZ, Daphne Harris (Sean)...

WINSOR, Wavey

Wavey Phyllis Winsor (nee Robbins) was born on April 15, 1923 in Springdale, Newfoundland.  She was the fourth of seven children born to Thomas and Patience (Colbourne) Robbins. As a child, Wavey lived in many communities in Newfoundland such...

BUSCH, Alan Ernest

Alan Ernest Busch passed away surrounded by loved ones on the morning of November 7, 2018 at the age of 58. Alan was born in Kelowna on October 20, 1960 to Ernest and Angelina Busch. It was at...