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WALL, Rose

Rose Wall passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the age of 75.  Survived by her daughter Shannon (Robert) Born, grandchildren: Adrian (Toni) Born, Taylor (Garrett) Born and Sydney Born, sister Sheila (Jim) Coughlin and nieces...

BJUR, Glen Harry

Glen passed away and went to be with the Lord peacefully, surrounded by love and family on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the age of 88. He is survived by his children: Larry (Vivian), Donna (Mike), Randy (Mary), Denise...

WOOLCOCK, Marlene

Marlene passed away peacefully on the February 16, 2019 after her battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Philip; sister Jenny Locke; daughter Sarah (Colin, Caleb, Zachary) Winkler; and sons Alastair (Bethany,...

SADOWICK, Theodore George

Theodore passed away peacefully with family by his side on February 20, 2019 at the age of 93 years. He is survivied by his loving wife of 67 years, Lena; two daughters; one son; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;...

HEGION, Diana Louise

Diana, born on September 7, 1948 in Penticton, passed way on February 19, 2019 at Kelowna General Hospital after an 18-month battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Rob; children: Jessica Hegion (Ryan Finley), Taylor (Chelsea...

BROUGHTON, Geoffrey Bruce

We announce with love and sadness that Geoffrey Bruce Broughton went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on February 15th, 2019, with his family by his side. He was predeceased by his parents Eric Geoffrey (d.2005)...

COOPER, Josef Alsid Iwin “Ivan”

  Josef passed away on January 18, 2019 at the age of 77.  Predeceased by his wife Terry in 2017.  There will be no service.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com.  ...

ANDERSON, Jean

It is with deep sadness that we announce that Thelma Jean Anderson has gone to be with her Lord and Savior on February 17, 2019 at the age of 89.  She was residing at Orchard Manor, Kelowna, where...

AUCH, Vernon Lloyd

Vernon passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the age of 83 in Kelowna, BC. He is survived by his loving children: Lloyd (Wendy) of Lake Country, Leslee (Corinne) of Kelowna, Sherry Delmar of Kelowna, and Jodi...

FRIESEN, Marlaina

Born on July 9, 1974 in Hinton, AB, Marlaina passed away in West Kelowna on February 13, 2019 from complications from Multiple Sclerosis that she battled for the last 14 years.  She is survived by her loving family:...

SCHNEIDER, Marlaine Marie (nee Kroschinsky)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marlaine Schneider on February 14, 2019 at the age of 66 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Marlaine is survived by her loving and devoted family:...

BRETT, Doreen “Rene”

Doreen “Rene” Brett passed away in Kelowna on February 14, 2019 at the age of 88. A Memorial Service for Rene will be held on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna,...

HOFFMAN, Edith (nee SPLETZER)

Edith Hoffman (nee Spletzer) was born on December 7th, 1925 in Essen, Germany to Angela and August Spletzer, and emigrated to Canada in 1928. The family settled first in Success, Saskatchewan. Eight years later they embarked on an...

KROSCHINSKY, Gerald (Jerry) Leo

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Dad, Jerry. Jerry was born in Wilkie, Saskatchewan to Joseph and Elizabeth Kroschinsky and was the third child of ten. His family moved to Kelowna in 1947. In 1953,...

TRIBE, Michael

With broken hearts we announce the passing of Michael John Tribe on February 12, 2019 at the age of 41. After a three-year long battle with cancer, he leaves behind his loving wife of 5 years, Michelle, and...

APPEL, David Adolf

David Adolf Appel was born October 14, 1936 and passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the age of 82 years. Dave was born in Saskatchewan and moved with his large family to Kelowna in 1943. Dave...

JAFFRAY, Margaret

Margaret passed away peacefully on Monday, February 11, 2019 two days shy of her 96th birthday.  She is survived by her daughter Jan Weir, sons Craig (Linda) and Scott, grandchildren Darren, Adam (Renee), Bryan, Blaire, Lauren (Sheldon) and...

DURANTE, Amilcare “Mike”

Mike passed away at Kelowna General Hospital on February 10, 2019, at the age of 96 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Norma (Moretti), his son Ricardo Durante, two granddaughters Emily Hazen and...

DIMOND, John Trimble

John passed away on February 8, 2019 at the age of 79. He is survived by his loving wife Patricia Wood; daughters Cristal Potesta (Allan), April Dimond (Eric) and Laura Carbonneau (Normand); sons John Dimond (Shannon) and Stephen...

GRADY, Myles Daniel Jason

Many are mourning the tragic, sudden loss of a dear brother and exceptionally good friend. Myles was lost to us much too soon. Born in Fort St. John, BC to beloved parents Emma and Daniel Grady, Myles spent...

ROBERTS, Thomas Donn

Donn Roberts, father, grandfather and friend to many, passed away on February 4, 2019 in Kelowna at the proud age of 91.  Born to parents Ella (d.1975) and David Roberts (d.1954) in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, he is survived...

SMITH, Raymond

My name is Raymond G. Smith (aka Ray, “Ray of sunshine”, Papa or Yogi).  I was born on January 26, 1947 in Drumheller, Alberta. I considered myself a dinosaur of sorts. I wrote my own obituary because in my...

LEBOE, Terry

Terry Donald Leboe passed away on February 3, 2019 at the age of 67.  He is survived by his loving wife Karen, sons Adam Jeffries and Shane Stringer, stepdaughter Chandra Haire, grandchildren Tristen Bright and Adya Perry and...

NIKOLAJ, Donald “Don”

Don passed on to Glory on February 3, 2019 at the age of 61 years. He is survived by several cousins across North America.  He cared deeply for his family and friends and will be remembered for his...

Michele Jane Blake (Murray), or Merd

A Star is Born....and Lost....Way too soon. We asked your people what comes to mind when they think of you. This is what we got: Disneyland, Lavender, Strong, Giggle fits, Irreplaceable, Genuine, Vibrant, Caring, Creative, Free-Spirited, Funny, Unique, Kind, Sparkle, Awesome...

SHOTT, Gerald William (Gerry)

It is with heartbreaking and overwhelming sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather, Gerry Shott. He was taken from us suddenly in a senseless accident, leaving his family in a...

SADOWSKI, Stella (Stanislawa)

  Stella passed away peacefully with family by her side on February 4, 2019 at the age of 92. She is survived by her daughter Helen (Bob), son Dennis (Kathy), grandchildren Nicola and Alexander and great granddaughter Elianna. She...

ELTON, Chorynn Allison

Chorynn passed away surrounded by her loving husband, Dennis, and loving family on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 82 years. Together Chorynn and Dennis shared a very happy second marriage. Chorynn’s...

LEHMANN, Gottlieb

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the age of 79, Gottlieb, with his family at his side, quietly left this world to be with the Lord.   He is survived by his loving family: sons Robert (Mary) and Arnold...

TAYLOR, Clyde

On Monday, February 4, 2019, Clyde Taylor passed away peacefully with his wife, Shelley (Yvonne) Taylor and his son, Michael Taylor, present and holding his hands at his bedside, at the age of 73 years. Clyde will be...

HAYASHI, Shizue

Born on October 7, 1922, lifelong Kelowna resident Shizue Hayashi passed away on January 29, 2019 at the age of 96. She is survived by her daughters: Joyce Favell (Don), Pegi Uyeyama (Joe) and Gail Brown (David); grandchildren:...

HEARD, Barry

Barry passed away on January 30, 2019 at the age of 76. He is survived by his loving wife Ira, daughter Lindsay Lindsay (Joel), son Bradley (Kara), grandchildren Hayden, Lundynn, Addison and Nash and sister Patti Lee Ross...

MARTIN, Anne “Carol”

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces Carol’s passing on January 14, 2019. Devoted to her family, she is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Peter. Together they raised their family: Richard (Candace), Denise...

HEEMSKERK, Hendrica Ernestina Maria (“Rita”)

Hendrica passed away on January 11th, 2019. She was born on July 30th, 1924 to Anna Maria and Cornelis Vollebregt in Zoetermeer, Netherlands. She was fourth oldest in a family of eight children. Hendrica is predeceased by first...

HEPPNER, Hank

Hank went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2019 at the age of 89. He is survived by daughter Angela Heppner; sons Lavern Heppner and Warren Heppner; grandchildren Mickey, Chris, Lea, Tyla and Adam; and great-grandchildren...

FONTOURA, Albino

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving Father and Grandfather on January 25th, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. He is survived by his two daughters, Goret Fontoura (Larry...

MUIR, Roberta Ann (nee Shaw)

“Bert” Passed away peacefully on January 10, 2019 at the age of 72 with her family at her side after a short illness. She is survived by her son Melvin (Martina) Muir, daughter Barbara (Terry) Hein, grandchildren Jordan...

FOX, Ingeborg

Inge passed away in Kelowna, BC on January 14, 2019 of Alzheimer’s. She was born in 1937 in Albersloh, Germany. Inge trained in a dairy to become a purchasing assistant. In 1959 she immigrated to Canada with her...

WHITEHEAD, Edward

It is with great sadness the family of Edward (Ted) George Whitehead announce his passing on January 23, 2019 in Kelowna, BC. He leaves to mourn his loving wife June, and 13 children, including Colin (Alice), Shelly (Nick),...

RODYCH, Lillian

Lillian passed away on January 26, 2019 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 94. She is survived by her four daughters: Darlene Rodych, Donna Rottenbucher, Diana (Garry) Diebel and Carol (Earl) Schooley, six grandchildren: Corey, Jamie, Karrie,...

COOK, Richard (Rick) John Winston

Rick was born on July 25, 1941 and passed away on January 24, 2019.  He was predeceased by his parents Stanley and Lillian Cook, his sister Lillian and his brothers Albert and Clarence. He leaves to mourn his...

CARTER, Tyson James

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Tyson on January 26, 2019 at Vancouver General Hospital.  Tyson is survived by his mother Pam Nicholas, father Jim Carter, brother Brett Carter, sister Kacee Carter, grandmothers...

MEANEY, Geoffrey Leo

Geoffrey passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the age of 79 years. Pre-deceased by his loving wife Patricia. Survived by two daughters: Lisa (Ed) of Nelson and Rochelle (Greg) of West Kelowna; son Wayne of Sydney,...

DIDORA, Anne

In peace and with dignity, Anne passed away at the age of 89 after a lengthy illness. We will remember her kindness, soft voice, willingness to help others in need, and especially her smile. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren...

SCHMIDTKE, Alice

Alice slipped away peacefully in her sleep with family at her side and went to be with her Lord on January 23, 2019, at the age of 91. She was born in Poland on August 14, 1927 to...

VAN DE WETERING, Willem (Bill)

Born in Holland in 1933, Bill died in Kelowna, BC on January 17, 2019.  Immigrating to Canada in 1953, he built his professional life in the automotive business in Vancouver, Lillooet and Kamloops, BC. He is lovingly remembered by...

GENEREUX, Claire

It is with great sadness that we announce Claire’s sudden passing on Saturday, January 19, 2019. She is survived by her loving family: daughters Mary (Frank) Beyea, Mona Foreman (Cosimo Geracitano), Laura Jean (Louis) Pomerleau and Katherine Genereux...

GULENCHYN, Susan (Sue) Linda

Passed away peacefully with family and friends by her side on January 4, 2019 at Central Okanagan Hospice House at the age of 66.  Sue was born June 26, 1952 in Toronto, Ontario. She is survived by her...

ALLNUTT, Shirley Yvonne

Shirley passed away on January 19, 2019 at the age of 84. She is survived by her daughters Jo-Anne Dooley, Carol Brown, Linda (Dave) Morrow and Pat Allnutt; son Howard (Trish) Allnutt; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister Myrna...

FORBES, Joan Louise (nee Olson)

Joan passed away on January 18, 2019 at the age of 82.  She is survived by her loving husband Fred Steele, daughters Lynn Davis, Jan Forbes, stepdaughter Cindy Nelson, son Steve Forbes, stepsons Steve (Jenelle) Steele, Sean Steele,...