Ernie passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the age 87 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Chris; daughters: Carmen (Bill) and Tiffany; granddaughter Courtney (Cory) and grandson Jet. Predeceased by his son Bradley November 5, 2014. Ernie was born in Meacham, Saskatchewan on December 29, 1929 to Fred and Sophie Thatcher and was the fifth of six children. Family was always the most important thing to him and he passed away with all of them together at his bedside. Ernie and family set down roots in Kelowna in 1977. He will always be remembered as an astute, hardworking businessman who was a man of his word and was respected by all who worked for him. He had a great sense of humor and a unique chuckle which will forever be missed. Rest in peace, Ernie; you’ve done well! A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 2nd at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, with interment to follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos, or to share a memory, please scroll down this page to the area called “share your condolences.”
Service: Monday, October 2nd at 10:00 am
Location: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
The service for THATCHER, Ernest Clifford is scheduled for Monday, October 2nd at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.