Lovingly surrounded by his family, Bikar passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the age of 69. Bikar will be missed by his brother Jack (Gloria) Johal; daughter Chantal (Tom) Haske; grandson Ethan Haske and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Kabal Singh Johal and Raokaur Johal, brother Gulbant Johal and sister Bantakaur Gill.
Bikar was born at Kelowna General Hospital, was raised and still resided in Rutland. He owned and operated Bikar S. Johal Trucking since the age of 16. He will be remembered for his generous nature and devotion to his family and friends. We will forever miss his smile, laughter and his unconditional love.
Our family would like to thank the Hemo-Dialysis nurses, BC Transplant Society, his first kidney donor Ann Robinson and the second unknown donor, for all the extra years that were given to Bikar.
We would like to acknowledge and express our gratitude to 6 West for your quick response, the whole team of ICU nurses, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists and all the other disciplines.
Also to Dr. Foster, Dr. Chaubey and all other specialists which were involved we thank you for your dedication and efforts given to Bikar during his 6 weeks in ICU.
Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, January 28th at 1:00 pm at the Mission Creek Alliance Church, 2091 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. Prayer Service to follow at 3:30 pm at the Sikh Temple, 1111 Rutland Road North, Kelowna, BC. With respect to Sikh tradition, head covering is required at the Temple for all attending. There will be handkerchiefs for head covering available or if you choose please bring your own scarf or handkerchief.
In lieu of flowers: donations may be made in Bikar’s memory to the Canadian Kidney Foundation or the BC Transplant Society.
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Prayer Service: Saturday January 28th at 3:30pm at the Sikh Temple
Service: Saturday January 28th at 1:00 pm
Location: Mission Creek Alliance Church
The prayer service for JOHAL, Bikar Singh is scheduled for Saturday January 28th at 3:30pm at the Sikh Temple at located at 1111 Rutland Road North, Kelowna, BC..
The service for JOHAL, Bikar Singh is scheduled for Saturday January 28th at 1:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.