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CHAMPAGNE, Lawrence “Fern”

October 31, 1931 — November 14, 2019

On November 14, 2019 Lawrence “Fern” Champagne passed away peacefully in Kelowna, BC with his wife of 58 years and daughter by his side. Fern was predeceased by his father, Frank; mother Elsie; and sister, Alvina. He leaves behind his loving wife Margaret; daughter Crystal (Randy); sons Tom (Jacquie), Gary, Bill, and Lawrence & Perry Greenwood; grandchildren Jordan (Rebecca), Kendahl, Amber, Justin, Ryan and Hope; and great grandchildren Aradia and Jesse. Fern will also be missed by his sister Dorothy; brothers, Earl (Doreen), Raymond (Bernice), Dennis (Irene), Alan (Sheila), and Garry; along with many nieces and nephews.

Fern was a hard-working truck driver for over 37 years, who was an avid golfer, great dancer and enjoyed watching tv. He will always be remembered for his devilish grin and flirting with the ladies, although he only had eyes for his wife. He had a great sense of humor, and like to act tough but was always loving, thoughtful and his family meant everything to him. Fern will be always loved, forever missed, and never forgotten by his family and all the people whose life he touched.

The family will not be having a celebration of life till late spring. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, www.heartandstroke.ca.

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  • Patti Sturgeon says:

    Sorry to read of your Grandfathers passing…hold your memories tight..love and 🤗 hugs..

  • Karin + Justin Champagne says:

    We are deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Our condolences.

  • Liz Jansik says:

    My deepest sympathy on the loss of your father.. My condolences to your family and friends.

  • Dean Papa says:

    So sorry to hear of his passing. I knew Mr. Champagne many years ago when growing up in Calgary. He was a hard working man who did everything for his family. I know he will be dearly missed.

  • Eva Jenish says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Ferns passing. Words seem so inadequate at a time like this, but with this note comes our heartfelt sympathy.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with Margaret and family.
    Eva (Bigelow) and Frank Jenish of Chemainus, BC
    and Alice Broadhurst (Bigelow) and Roy Bigelow

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