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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, Kaitlyn Klassen, William Klassen, Daniel Klassen, Dalania Aaltonen, Hekkie Aaltonen and Gibbs Aaltonen; great-grandchild Kaeden Price; sisters Karina Aaltonen, Florence Aaltonen, Airi McTavish and Lana Quigley; and brothers Toby Aaltonen and Marty Aaltonen. He is predeceased by his parents, Toivo Olavi Kanerva and Anna Kanerva, and sister Mary Aaltonen.

Henry loved the outdoors and had a passion for riding his motorbike, going on long trips throughout the Yukon.  After graduating from SAIT in the 80’s he spent his working life as a Heavy Duty Mechanic, one of his major accomplishments that he was very proud of.  He will always be in our hearts.

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