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CHMILAR, Jodi Nicole

June 23, 1987 — March 30, 2023

On March 30, 2023, Jodi Chmilar passed away unexpectedly in Mission Creek Park, Kelowna, BC.

She is survived by her son Ryan Joly; brother Kevin Stienstra and his 3 children; brother Brian Chmilar and his 7 children; sister Katelyn Chmilar and her 2 children; grandma Mitsy Hufty; grandparents Bev and Vince Propp; and her aunt-mom Lesley Chmilar.  Jodi was predeceased by her mother Cindy Chmilar; father Darrell Propp; and grandparents Don and Francis Chmilar.

Jodi was born June 23, 1987 at Kelowna General Hospital and she was raised in Kelowna and Westwold, BC.  Jodi was a people person, and loved having a social life and going out with friends for drinks and food.  Jodi worked in the hospitality industry most of her life. During the last couple of years she was wanting a change, and had started working at car dealerships and had a goal of becoming a car saleswoman.

She loved her family and friends and would do anything for them.  Anytime anyone needed help, she would be there.  Jodi was an outgoing person who loved being the center of attention.  Most of all, her son Ryan, whom she loved dearly and was very proud of, was the center of her world.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 4:00 pm, at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. If you are unable to attend in person, please join the family online by Livestream at the time of the service (see below), a recording will be made available to view shortly thereafter.

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Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 4:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

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