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GRIEVE, Clifford T.

Cliff passed away on October 10, 2019 at the age of 94. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Pearl; his daughter Pat (Norm) deWynter and son Ron (Karen); his grandchildren Brett (Kate) deWynter, Craig (Kenzie)...

LUCIER, Marjorie Doris (née Squires)

We lost Marlie way too soon to cruel cancer. She passed peacefully on October 8, 2019. Marlie is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 29 years, Barry; her children Michael and Angela; her grandchildren Tanner and...

LYDYNIUK, Madeleine (née Buniak)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Madeleine, on October 6, 2019 at the Kelowna General Hospital with her loving family by her side. Madeleine leaves behind...

SOLLOWAY, Gord

Taken from us suddenly and unexpectedly, we lost our best friend, Gord Solloway, on ­­­­September 28, 2019. He will be dearly missed by his best friend and loving wife of 54 years, Sheron; his daughter Sheri Solloway of...

McGUINNESS, John Brian

It is with great sadness the family of John McGuinness announces his passing after a long and courageous battle with cancer, on October 5, 2019, at the age of 66. John was born on April 14, 1953 in...

KENDALL, Reginald Frank

Reginald passed away peacefully on September 30, 2019 at the age of 91. He is survived by his loving wife Blanche Kendall, daughter Lianne (Les) Sagert, and son Brad Kendall; as well as by his grandchildren Paige Kendall,...

SACKMANN, Herbert

Herbert passed away peacefully in David Lloyd Jones Home on October 8, 2019 at the age of 96, with Herb’s family by his side. Left to mourn & cherish his memory are his beloved wife Alice; sons Tim...

PEARSON, Shirley

Shirley was born on July 7, 1936 in Kenora, ON and passed away peacefully with her family at her side on October 5, 2019 at the Kelowna Hospice House. She is survived by her 4 children Bill, Ken,...

VIRGINT, Dayton Alex

It is with a heavy heart the family of Dayton announces his passing, at the young age of 19, on September 26, 2019. Survived by his mother Deanna Arnison, sister Jode Virgint, and brother Robert Virgint, Dayton will...

KITAURA, Yoshihiko “Barney”

Barney was born in the town of Rutland, BC.  His father Jinshichi Kitaura and mother Yasue Kitaura (née Otani) were born in Wakayama -Ken, Honshu, Japan.  Barney had 5 siblings: Kazue, Yoshiko, Jinichiro, Kuniko and Kiyoe.  Barney is...

CHARLEBOIS, Frances (née Stevenson)

Fran, born in Barrie, ON. Married to Victor Charlebois, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  An artist, an intellect, an athlete; a creative lady with a big heart, a sharp mind and boundless energy.  Of all...

VAN DEN BOSCHE, Christine Anne

With heavy hearts, we are sad to announce the passing of Christine A. Van Den Bosche, on September 21, 2019, at the age of 50. She is survived by her only daughter Karissa; she will be missed by...

MALLEK, Lance

Lance, 82, passed away on September 29, 2019. He is survived by his loving family, sisters Gloria (Dan) Fontaine and Lesia Leversage, numerous nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his mother...

BERTHELSEN, Jorgen “Jack” Arthur

It is with great sadness that the family of Jorgen “Jack” Arthur Berthelsen announce his passing on September 30, 2019 at the age of 85 years.   Jack will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Margaret,...

KROSCHINSKY, Mickey (Verne)

With heavy hearts, we are sad to announce the passing of Mickey (Verne) Kroschinsky. Mick died with his skates on, and so his wish was granted. Mick was born in Wilkie, Saskatchewan and moved at the age of...

VERBICKY, Frank J.

Frank, born November 23,1942, passed away on September 21, 2019 at the age of 76. He leaves behind his loving husband, Craig; his two sons Craig and Scott; his sisters Judy (Paul) Perkins and Teresa (Jan); his brothers...

WALLACE, Clarke

Retired Lieutenant Colonel William Clarke Wallace passed away on the 30th of September 2019 at the Kelowna General Hospital following a period of kidney disease and dementia. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Ann Stark Wallace, and...

CORMAN, Gilbert Albert

Gilbert Corman was born the 7th of March 1933 in a two-room farmhouse near Winnipegosis, Manitoba. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Herb Lake in northern Manitoba, where he spent most of his adolescent life fishing on Wekusko...

WARAWA, Kim Grant

After a very brave and courageous 10-year battle with cancer, the angels have welcomed Kim to Heaven with his family by his side at Kelowna Hospice on September 19, 2019. Kim was predeceased by his parents, Eddie & Pauline/Neta...

McNABB, Wayne Alexander

Wayne, at the age of 80, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 with family by his side. Lovingly remembered by his wife, of 57 years, Leona; his 2 sons of Toronto, ON, Darren (Sandra Nelles) and Kevin;...

STEWART, Ruth

We still feel the loss and grief from having had our lovely mother, Ruth Stewart, pass way on August 26, 2019 at Kelowna Hospice House while surrounded by the love of her family and friends.  Forever the optimist,...

KOPYTSCHAK, Peter

It is with Heavy Hearts that on August 28, 2019 at the age of 67 years, we said Good-Bye to an Amazing Man. Peter was always there for us with open arms The spark in your eyes whenever greeting...

ZIOLKOSKI, Merrie “Billee”

There is no greater sorrow than to announce the passing of our beautiful Mom.  Billee was born with her identical twin Patricia on March 13, 1939 in Vancouver, BC and passed in Kelowna, BC on September 16, 2019,...

RICHARDS, Rosemarie

Rosemarie passed away peacefully, with family at her side, at the Central Okanagan Hospice House on September 16, 2019 at the age of 78. She is survived by loving family: 4 children Rickey Lee Richards, Susan Pare, Monty...

MYRDAL, Noreene Patricia

Noreene passed away peacefully at Kelowna General Hospital surrounded by her loving family on September 23, 2019, in her 85th year. Noreene is survived and will be sorely missed by her six children, Ken (Anna), Gordon (Connie), Jim,...

WARD, Barbara

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved wife and mother, Barbara Ward, on September 24, 2019 at the age of 82. She is lovingly remembered by her husband, Dave; sons David (Catherine) and Jeff (Pam);...

GROSSO, Rick

Rick passed away peacefully at the age of 56 in the Kelowna General Hospital on September 13, 2019. Very much feeling his loss are his three children Dorell Shovar, Martina Shovar, and Justin Grosso; his grandchildren Aubrey, Fox,...

PROCHERA, Paul

It is with great sorrow that Paul’s family announce his passing on September 18, 2019 at the age of 96. He is survived by his loving children, daughter Phyllis Schwartz of Tucson Arizona and son Donald Prochera of...

GIBSON, Heather Dianne (Lorrain)

Heather passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the age of 73. She will be fondly remembered by her daughter, Darlene Austin of Campbell River, BC and her 2 sons...

UDELL, William “Bill” Albert

Bill passed away peacefully at Cottonwoods Extended Care Facility on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the age of 84. He will forever be remembered by his four children, Laurie (Glenn), Shayne (Leslie), Brad and Clay; as well as...

HOWARD, Diane Elizabeth

Diane passed away on September 13, 2019 at the age of 59. She is survived by her sister Cassie-Renee Pheonix (née Karen Howard); her nieces Jessica Lawrence (Steve Finlayson), Angela Hyde (Curt Dyck); her great nephews Jesse Lawrence,...

PATRASCHUK, Rozalia

Rose Patraschuk (nee Hawryliw) went to The Lord peacefully in the arms of her son on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Cottonwoods Extended Care Centre at age 96. Rozalia Hawryliw was born in Lviv, Western Ukraine on November 22,...

DRYDEN, Robert “Bob”

Bob passed away on September 14, 2019. He will be forever remembered by his wife, Judith “Judy” Louise Dryden (née Jansen); his daughter Amber Lynne Dryden (Mike Miner) and their 2 daughters Savannah and Sage; his daughter Corinne...

MIKLOS, Marija

Marija went to be with the Lord on September 12, 2019 at the age of 90. She leaves behind her children Elizabeth Bene and Laslo “Les” Miklos; her grandchildren Les, Frank, and Angela; her great grandchildren Riley and...

KERR, William “Bill” Richard

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of William Richard “Bill” Kerr. Left to mourn his loss is his wife, Martha; daughter Colleen Kerr and her son Brian; daughter-in-law Dina and her sons Andrew and...

LOVE, Gary Duane

Gary passed away on September 15, 2019 at the age of 66. He leaves behind Jane, his loving wife; his son and daughter-in-law Brock and Marcia; and his grandchildren Kaitlyn and Connor. He is also survived by his...

GALLAGHER, Olive (née Smith)

Olive died peacefully on September 13, 2019 at the age of 86. She is lovingly remembered by her husband, Bill; her daughters Donna Gallagher, Kathy Cherry, and Brenda Gallagher; her son, Brian Gallagher (Annelle); her grandchildren Russell, Laurell,...

DELISLE, Noella “Samantha”

Noella passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side. Noella lived in her own home for more than 30 years and loved caring for it. She became a resident of Sun Pointe Village for the last nine...

SCHWARTZENBERGER, Margaret Mary

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Margaret Mary Schwartzenberger, who lost her battle with cancer on the morning of August 29, 2019 at the Hospice House in Kelowna, BC. She fought as...

STEINKE, Harvey

Harvey passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the age of 78. He is lovingly remembered by his family: his wife Sylvia; his children Tannis, Brad, Crystal, and Ivan; his grandchildren Desarae, David and Will; as well...

EWANCHYNA, James Marshall

We the family of James Marshall Ewanchyna regret to make known that James passed away peacefully on September 5, 2019 at 25 years of age. He will be missed by his father Fergus, mother Katherine, brother Brett, grandparents...

RODENKIRCHEN, Maria Katharina “Kaethe”

Kaethe passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on September 7, 2019 at the age of 95. She is missed by her daughter Bettina Rodenkirchen (Bob Curell), her son Manfred Rodenkirchen, granddaughters Kelly Emke (Sam), Stephanie...

SINCLAIR, Eyleen Ivy (née Brock)

Eyleen was born on August 30, 1925 and she passed away on August 30, 2019 at Oak Bay Lodge, Victoria, BC, on her 94th birthday; it is fitting that she arrived and left this earth on the same...

FEHR, Henry

Henry Fehr, of Kelowna, BC, went to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ on September 5, 2019. He was born near Hague, SK on January 16, 1938 the third son to Herman and Mary Fehr. As a...

STEVENS, Pamela

Pamela passed away suddenly after a prolonged illness on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the age of 70. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Graham, and their son, Michael of Vancouver. She also leaves...

WENSINK, Lisa Rachel

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Lisa Wensink of Kelowna passed away on September 6, 2019, at the Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 51. Lisa spent most of her life in Kelowna. She and...

INABA, Doris May

With deep sadness we announce the passing of our loving aunt and friend to all whose lives she touched.  Auntie May passed away peacefully September 1, 2019 at Mission Creek Landing Care Home at the age of 94. May...

FORRESTER, Doreen (née Dawson)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother on August 31, 2019 after a brief decline in health. She is survived by her daughter Sharron, granddaughter Shelly, great...

BALDWIN, Brent

It is with profound sadness that the family shares the heartbreaking news of the sudden passing of Brent; beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, on September 3, 2019 at the young age of 70.  He is survived by...

SCHEPP, Johannes

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Johannes Schepp. John was born January 29 in Odessa, Ukraine to Johanna and Karl Schepp. Early life was difficult as a German citizen growing up in the USSR....