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TATTERSHAW, Laura Joan

Quietly, gently on Saturday May 19th, at her Avonlea Carehome in Kelowna, Laura slipped through the doorway to Heaven. She was born on June 28th, 1952 in Calgary, Alberta, the daughter of Jim and Irma Tattershaw and little sister...

GIBBS, Mac

It is with great sadness that the family of James (Mac) Gibbs announce his passing after surgery for a broken hip, on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the age of 84 years.  Mac will be lovingly remembered by...

LAPOINTE, Esther

It is with great sadness that the family of Esther LaPointe (Garrioch) announce her passing at the age of 97 years.   She was preceded in death by her son-in-law Gerald MacNeal on December 30, 2010 and her husband of...

NAGY, Terrance

Terry passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the age of 67.  Survived by his loving wife Rae of 46 years, daughter Cindy (Sean) Bigler of Calgary; son Steven (Brandy) of Kelowna; grandchildren; Jessie, Kali, Nikayla and...

MOSSER, Alvena (Bea)

We sadly announce the passing of our wonderful mother, Bea, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the age of 93 in Kelowna General Hospital.  She was born in Friedenstal, Alberta on August 3, 1924.  She is survived by...

AALTONEN, Henry

Passed away May 10, 2018 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 65. Henry is survived by daughters Michele (Jay) Sortland, Cynthia (Kelly) Klassen and Karina Aaltonen; grandchildren Katrina Keil, Austin Sortland, Jory Sortland, Tyson Klassen, Colleen Klassen,...

MOORE, Trystan Jamieson

Passed away on February 16, 2018 at the age of 31 years. He is remembered by his family: mother Cyndy (David Duggan), father Allan (Karen Monahan), brother Korydan Moore and sister Alectra Duggan and extended family.  All are...

HENNING, Ottilya

Went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the age of 87.  Ottilya is survived by her daughters: Esther Breckenridge (Russ) of Kelowna, Louise Ewen (Norm) of Prince George, Hilda Gawryluk (Jack) of Kelowna,...

OSTROMAN, Dominica Maria “Mimi”

In Memorium Dominica Maria “Mimi” Ostroman Born February 15, 1929 - Veli Losinj, Croatia Went to be with the Lord May 17, 2017 - Kelowna, BC ...

CALVERLEY Erika Emilie

Erika Calverley went to be with the Lord with family by her side on Monday, May 14th, 2018 at the age of 95.  Survived by her two sons Ron of Winnipeg, MB and Stephen (Kathy) of Elliott Lake,...

WOLF, Hans

We regret to announce the passing of Hans at the age of 88 on Monday, May 14, 2018.  Hans was born in Leutershausen, Germany on January 19, 1930. He was predeceased by father, Johann Wolf, mother Katherina (nee Appold),...

HENKE, Marjorie Isabel (Marge)

Marge was born on September 6, 1925 in Kelowna, BC and passed away on May 13, 2018 in Kelowna, BC, at the age of 92.  She was the mother of six boys and a long-time member of the...

HARLAND, John Harford

John developed an intense interest in ships and sailors at an early age; and enjoyed visiting the Belfast docklands as a boy and making ship models. He enrolled as a medical student at Queen’s University in Belfast in 1940,...

JOHNSON, Charles “Doug”

Doug passed away with his family at his side on the morning of May 12, 2018 at the age of 75.  He was born March 6, 1943 in Estevan, SK where he met Rita and they married in...

JANZEN, William “Willie”

Willie Janzen, born October 20, 1931, passed into the arms of His Saviour on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He was born in Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico where he was raised by immigrant parents and relatives.  He lived his early childhood and...

KOBI, Harold Ernest

Harold Ernest Kobi passed away on May 3, 2018 at the age of 83. He is survived by his loving wife Maxine; sons Dan of Kelowna, BC and Jason (Leanne) of Richmond, BC; grandchildren Sarah, Jordan, Giselle, Andreas;...

SCHREDL, Walter (Wally) Hans

God completed His final touches on the soul of Walter Schredl and took him Home on May 8, 2018.   Walter grew up in Vienna, Austria and immigrated to Canada as a young adult. He leaves behind a legacy of...

Colbran, Barbara Ann (nee Gillett)

Barbara was born January 31, 1933 in Vancouver, B.C. has passed away peacefully on the morning of May 7, 2018 at Kelowna General Hospital. Barbara was predeceased by the love of her life, husband Jim in 1994,...

CHUTE, Debra Cheryl

It is with great sadness we announce the very sudden passing of Deb Chute on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the age of 57. She is survived by her loving husband Ken; son Cole (Courtney) Vasko of Kelowna,...

CARR, Ernest

Ernie Carr passed away peacefully on May 2, 2018 in Kelowna, BC. Ernie was born in Unity, Sask on October 15, 1944. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Sandy of 50 years; daughters Roxanne Lunnin...

BRADSHAW, Lee H, P.Eng.

It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of a dear husband, father and friend on May 1, 2018.   Lee was born and raised in Mountain View, Alberta where he received his primary and high school...

NIEREISEL, Inge Mary (Nee: Quadfasel)

On the glorious Spring morning of Wednesday, May 2, 2018, our beautiful mother, wife, Oma, friend and artist passed away at the age of 90, holding her daughter’s hand.  I could have held my mom’s hand forever!  I’m...

FICHTER (Nicholls), Barbara Dorothy

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Dorothy (Nicholls) Fichter on January 1, 2018. Barbara was born in Sedley, Saskatchewan to Alfred Ernest Nicholls and Dorothy Nicholls (nee...

SOMERVILLE, Archibald Weston

Archibald Weston Somerville passed away on April 28, 2018 at the age of 78. He is survived by his daughter Kathy (Dan) Somerville of Lumby, BC; sons Wes (Amanda) Somerville of Orgiva, Spain, Wayne (Michelle) Somerville of Kelowna,...

NEID, Larry

Long-time resident of East Kelowna Larry Neid passed away December 19, 2017 at Kelowna General Hospital, he was 91. Larry was born in Beausejour MB February 14th 1926 and moved to East Kelowna at an early age. He attended...

PIHOWICH, Terry

Terry passed away on April 29, 2018 at the age of 73.  Survived by his loving wife Donna of 49 years; sons Troy (Crystal) of Edmonton, AB, Ryan (Jodi) of Vernon, BC; daughter Christie of Kimberly, BC; grandchildren...

CAMPBELL, Joan G.

If we could, we would write this in all CAPS, as this was her typing style we could never change. Stubborn, funny, warm and a devoted dog lover, Joan Purvis Campbell (nee Gordon) passed peacefully away on April...

SIEWERT, Ron (Rogan, Rogie)

Ron passed away on April 25th 2018 at the age of 82. Survived by his loving wife Anita Siewert; two sisters Darlene Hall (Joe Hall) and Diane Pearson (Cliff Pearson); nieces Barb Pearson, Ashley Haner and family, Amber Siewert...

SORKILMO, Sharon

It is with heavy hearts we announce the unexpected loss of Sharon (Sherry) after suffering a stroke a few days following her 79th birthday. Sharon passed away peacefully surrounded lovingly by her family. Known affectionately to some as...

SCHWAB Dennis John

With great sadness the family of Dennis John Schwab announces his passing April 18, 2018.  Born June 19, 1945 in Maillardville, B.C. Dennis was predeceased by his mother Lucille and his sister Viv. Dennis is survived by his wife Kelly...

RUF, Martin

Martin Ruf went to be with the Lord on April 29, 2018 at the age of 90.  Born October 16, 1927 in Yorkton, SK Martin moved to Kelowna in 1947 and attended business school, later working in the accounting...

JOYNER, Douglas (Bud, the Bus Driver)

Please join the family to celebrate the life of Bud At The House (Church) 240 Lougheed Road, Kelowna On Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm We are very heartbroken to advise that Bud Joyner has lost his...

FRANCIS, Julian

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Julian Francis on April 30, 2018.  Leaving behind his wonderful and beautiful wife, Judi, of 38 years; children: Tara Lynn Francis and Lee Jeffrey Francis.   Julian was a wonderful man...

NIEBUHR, Peter

Went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2018 at the age of 92.  Survived by his daughters; Barb (Dallas), Irma (David), Elsie, his sons; Eddy (Erin) and Gerald (Caprice), his grandchildren: Kari (Noel), Steve, Andy, Charlotte...

MILLER, Doreen Elizabeth

Doreen Elizabeth Miller went to join her father and mother and all those who went before her on April 29, 2018 at the age of 77. She is survived by her loving husband James; daughter Michele (Daniel); grand...

VOGELSANG, Kitt Allan

Loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away with his wife of over 40 years by his side on April 20th, 2018 in his 62nd year. After a long battle with health complications arising from Diabetes he is finally...

WINTERS, Margaret Joan (nee Patterson)

“A constant source of effervescent enthusiasm” McGill Graduates Society Distinguished Service Award. Born and raised in Hampstead, Quebec, Joan attended Trafalgar School and McGill University. Joan joined in on the war effort as a driver, and...

SCHENK, John

Born in the Netherlands, October 28, 1939, our beloved ‘Grandad’ passed into the arms of Jesus on April 23, 2018, at the age of 78. Predeceased by son John, and great grandson Zaiah Tyrrell.  Left to mourn his passing...

PAVELICH, Steve Joseph

Steve cast his last net on April 23, 2018 at the age of 95. After a brief stay in Kelowna General Hospital he passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. All those that have met him will...

FINNEY, Marjorie

Marjorie Finney passed away peacefully on April 21, 2018 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 93. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Warren, who passed away in 2007. She was the last remaining family member of...

POAG, Hugh (Robin)

POAG, Hugh (Robin) passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the age of 87.  Survived by his loving wife Shirley, his brother Sam (Marianne) Poag and his sister Lois Byrnes. Many thanks to Dr. Pavan, the palliative care...

SCHNEIDER, Grace H.

Grace Schneider peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the age of 96.  She is survived by her loving family: daughter Carleen Kalamen (David) of Kelowna; son Doug Schneider (Judy) of Oshawa, ON; five grandchildren; and...

MCCORMICK, May

Ada (May) McCormick, 97, of Kelowna, B.C. formerly of Camrose, Alberta, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband of 62 years, John Alexander “Red” McCormick in 2004, sister Edith Harrison,...

PLATTS, Glenn Elliott

Glenn passed away suddenly on April 16, 2018 at the Kelowna General Hospital. Glenn was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on October 31st, 1932, at the Grace Hospital. The most easy-going and sociable of people, friends surrounded Glenn everywhere and...

MELSNESS, Pastor Russell

Passed away on April 12, 2018.  Survived by his loving family: daughters: Karen Mitchell (Kirk), Randi Maygard (Kim); 5 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; as well as a sister-in-law, Doreen Melsness.  Predeceased by his wife Astrid in 2013.  A...

NAPIER, Berit Synøve (Mysen)

In loving memory of Berit Synøve (Mysen) Napier Place of birth, Oslo Norway June 18th 1944. Passed away April 4th 2018 in Kelowna B.C. at age 73   Daughter of Solveig and Reidar Zahl. Loving mother of Marianne Vissers and Reidar Mysen. Mother...

AZAMA, Manabu “Jacky”

Manabu “Jacky” Azama passed away on April 9, 2018 at the age of 67. He is survived by his loving wife Etsuko; daughter Risa (Jack) Drysdale; sons Marshall (Jolene) and Kenny; grandchildren Kendell, Sydney and Jordan, all of...

TOLES, Fred

Fred passed away peacefully on April 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Our hearts are heavy with loss, but also full of love and memories. Dad was many things to many people and we all have special...

EKSTROM, Sandra Lynne

Sandra Lynne Ekstrom, 69 years of age, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Kelowna General Hospital. Lynne was born May 15, 1948 in Regina, Saskatchewan to the late Edward and Evelyn Shannon.  She married Rodney Brian...

FICHTNER, Berthold

Bert was born April 25, 1931 in Penny, BC, raised and a long-time resident of Prince George, BC and went to be with the Lord on April 9, 2018 in Kelowna, BC.  He is survived by his daughter...

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