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APPEL, David Adolf

October 14, 1936 — February 10, 2019

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 worked at the mill in Kelowna for 37 years. After retiring he loved to spend time camping, fishing and hunting.

Dave was predeceased by his wife Greta in 1998. He is survived by three children: Shane, Randy (Teresa) and Donna (James) Herriot; five grandchildren; sisters Doreen and Violet; brothers Rynald, Walter, Alfred, Johnny and William; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna. Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made in Dave’s name to the Kelowna Hospice House – 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6.

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Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

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Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made in Dave's name to the Kelowna Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z6


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The service for APPEL, David Adolf is scheduled for Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC

Phone: 250-860-7077

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  • Julie Chilibeck says:

    Donna and family, I am sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I hope you can always hold close those happy and lovingmemories you shared. Julie Chilibeck

  • Kevin & Joan Parker says:

    I have so many precious memories of Uncle Deary, as many others must. He was the life of any party. I’m so blessed to be a part of such a fun, loving family.

  • Karyn-Catherine Rennie says:

    Many fun memories with the Appel’s . I was blessed to be on many camping/fishing trips with Dave, Greta, Randy, Shane and Donna. Dave always shared his knowledge of the great outdoors and life in general…..I caught the biggest fish at Mahood Lake on one of the Appel adventures…..I still have this photo. Until we meet again Dave!

  • Ken Madelene Hryciw says:

    So sorry to hear about your dad. Ken hunted with your dad around the Prince George area and has memories of many good laughs around the evening campfire as well their hunting trip was successful. Ken and Madelene Hryciw .

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