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Couldwell, Jane

Passed away on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the age of 87. Survived by her loving husband George of 65 years; four daughters: Pamela MacKenzie (Paul) of Kelowna, Margo Couldwell (Sheila Denysiuk) of Saskatoon, Sheila Froggatt (Jim) of Edson, AB, Katherine Kirkup (Thomas) of Okotoks, AB; two grandchildren: Ryan (Kristine) and Laura; two great grandchildren: Solenne and Mac; brother Bill Prentice (Betty) of Vancouver; sister Betty Bennett (Ken) of Winfield and numerous nieces and nephews. Sadly predeceased by grandson Todd Kirkup. Jane was born July 11, 1924 in Camrose Alberta. She graduated from North Battleford Collegiate in 1940 and attended one year at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Upon returning to Canada, Jane met George in Edmonton and after a year of courtship married on August 30, 1947. Jane and George raised their four daughters in Prince Albert and Regina. Jane was an active member of the IODE and the CWL (Catholic Women’s League). She was an avid and excellent bridge player and enjoyed many sports including hiking, tennis and skiing. Jane was most passionate about golf earning three holes in one and holding the captaincy of the women’s clubs in both Prince Albert and Regina. Jane was a lifelong learner, attending classes at the University of Regina. Jane and George enjoyed worldwide travel and spent 15 winters in Arizona. They loved to include their grandchildren on special trips to Disneyland. Jane was a loving caring and compassionate mother and spouse. A service to Celebrate Jane’s life will be held Thursday, July 5th at 1pm at St. Pius X Church, 1077 Fuller Avenue, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Salvation Army.

Celebration of Jane's life will be held Thursday, July 5th at 1pm

St. Pius X Church

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The service for Couldwell, Jane is scheduled for Celebration of Jane's life will be held Thursday, July 5th at 1pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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St. Pius X Church

1077 Fuller Avenue Kelowna, BC


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  • Linda Dunlop & David Dombowsky says:

    We are thinking of you Pam at this sad and trying time. Your mother was fortunate to have such a caring daughter. May she rest in peace.
    Linda and David

  • Heather & Paul Bethel says:

    Dear Pam and Paul. Our sincere condolences to you on the passing of your Mom. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and all your family.
    with our love Heather & Paul

  • Heather Brenneman says:

    Pam: We were so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. but I know that she had been failing. Though it is so sad, always, to say goodbye, sometimes it comes as a blessing for the person themselves and for the family that the suffering is over. Know that our thoughts are with you.

    Heather & Peter Brenneman

  • Joie and Shirley Jozsa says:

    The obituary of Jane was circulted among former DNR folks. She was a wonderful person. Our condolence to your family and you George.
    God bless!

    Shirley and Joe Jozsa, Regina.

  • Redge & Judy Teague says:

    Dear George & family ,
    We are sad to hear of your dear Janes passing .
    We were always happy to see Jane when you lived in Asbury and have missed you folks as you were such good neighbors .
    May your dear wife & mother rest in peace .Take care George and chersish the memories of your lovely wife Jane ,
    Sincerely ,Redge & Judy Teague /Ashbury on the Green .

  • Brenda says:

    George, I am so sorry to hear of Jane’s passing. I truly enjoyed when the two of you would come to the bakery for lunch and share a few moments to visit with me. She truly was a lovely lady. I enjoyed her spunk and her great sense of style. I will miss her.
    My heart is with you and your family.
    Brenda Laresser

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