Culos, Elizabeth (Betty)
August 2, 1925 — September 17, 2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Culos at Kelowna General Hospital on September 17, 2011. Betty was born in Preeceville, SK, in 1925. Betty received her schooling in the prairies then moved with her family to Kelowna. She is survived by her one sister Anne and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Reno in September, 2010. After graduating from school she was employed by McKenzie’s Grocery Store on Bernard Ave; then by the city of Kelowna. She also worked many long hours for the Kelowna Regatta for many years. She was a dedicated member of the Royal Purple Lodge and officiated as an Honoured Royal Lady. She was an ardent snow skier in her early days, starting her skiing at the ski-bowl at the foot of Black Mountain. She also loved water skiing from her front door when she lived on Poplar Point. Her hobbies including travelling, sewing, cooking and entertaining. Betty was a long time resident of Kelowna and she will be fondly remembered by those who knew her. The family wishes to thank the staff at Kelowna General Hospital (4B) and Chatsworth Retirement Centre for the wonderful care Betty received. A special thanks to Dr. Hignell. A memorial service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation (Kidney Dialysis Unit): 2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
The service for Culos, Elizabeth (Betty) is scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2011 at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.