July 22, 1942 — June 24, 2011
Carole Buckland died peacefully in her home Friday, June 24th surrounded by the family that she nurtured, supported and loved. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years Don Buckland, her son Dean (Judy) of Calgary and their children Shea and Dawson, her daughter Kim Milford (John) of Calgary and their children Jake and Riley and daughter Karen Garner (Graham) of Calgary and their children Kennedy and Lucy. Carole is also survived by her brother Ken Christian (Brenda) and children Nic, Jon and Taryn, of Kamloops and brother-in-law Frank Buckland of Kelowna and family.
Carole was born July 22, 1942 in Fort William Ontario, was raised in Winfield, worked in Rutland and retired in Okanagan Mission. She and Don operated Buckland Orchards Ltd on McKenzie Road for many years. Carole loved art and recreation but most of all loved her family and lived for opportunities to share in their busy lives. Her life has been short, but along with her high school sweetheart Don, she built a solid foundation of long time, loyal friends and a very appreciative family that will allow her zest for life and memory to live forever in their lives.
A funeral service for Carole will be held at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, on June 29th at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers the family asks that persons wishing make a donation in Carole’s memory to the ALS Society of Canada. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Springfield Funeral Home
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The service for Buckland, Carole is scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.