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May 8, 1960 — December 2, 2013

Went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2013 at the age of 53. Survived by her loving husband “Jaybird” Derkach, sister Linda Racette and brother Chris Racette. Friends are invited to a memorial service for Brenda on Monday, December 9, 2013 at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


Monday, December 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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Service Details

The service for DERKACH, Brenda is scheduled for Monday, December 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC

Phone: 250.860.7077

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  • Debbie (See) Poloik says:

    I am so shocked and saddened to see Brenda’s obit.
    My sincere condolences to Chris and Linda…and family.
    I have many happy memories of Brenda, lots of good times.
    Please take good care;

  • Tina Steward says:

    I have known Brenda since we were in our 20’s, sometimes we only spoke a couple of times a year but we always knew the other one was there if needed. I will miss my friends soft calm voice on the other end of the phone but will smile that she is absent from body but present with the Lord. My thoughts are with Chris and Linda.

  • Tina Steward says:

    Brenda had such a beautiful smile, you should change this photo of her.

  • Marlene Stratulat says:

    I wish to express my sincerest condolences to Brenda’s dear husband and family. Although I didn’t have the opportunity to spend much time with her, I cherish the times we fellowshipped together. I rejoice knowing she is in God’s presence. Isaiah 57:1,2

  • Joyce & Sarah Mainland says:

    Jason, I am out of town and not able to join you on Monday to remember Brenda, but will praying for you during this difficult time.
    Joyce and Sarah Mainland,

  • Elaine Johnson says:

    I appreciated the times I was able to spend with Brenda and encouraged by her faith in God. My sympathies go to Jason and the family at this time.

  • shelanne and rob says:

    my condolences to Linda,Chris and family,Sorry to hear about Brenda, We are thinking of you all.

  • Donna Anderson says:

    I too offer my condolences to Jason and Brenda’s family, you are all in my prayers… She was a wonderful friend who I would’ve love to have spent more time with but couldn’t due to my bad health. I can’t make it Monday for Brenda’s remembrance service but my thoughts and prayers will be with you.

  • Rob & Diana Anderson says:

    Dear Jason,Chris, & Linda and Family,

    Rob and I would like to express our sincerest condolences. Our hearts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.
    Sending out much love, strength and courage.
    Rob & Diana Anderson

  • Adina & Wally Hansen says:

    Jason, Chris, Linda and Family;
    Our condolences to your family on the passing of Brenda. She was a special friend to us both and we miss her very much. We shared many laughs and tears together over the years. God be with you and your families and remember the memories of Brenda to ease the pain.

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