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McCANN, Ivan

September 30, 1932 — July 10, 2018

Ivan Wilburt McCann passed away on July 10, 2018 at the age of 85.  He is survived by his loving wife Rita; sons Michael of Vernon, BC and Robert and wife Michelle of Toronto, ON; grandchildren Noah and Logan.  Predeceased by brother Garfield.

Ivan was born in North Battleford, SK and later moved to Endcliff, MB and took his High School in Russell, MB.  Ivan married Rita Fingas in 1955 in Inglis MB.   Ivan was an avid hockey and baseball player.  Ivan found his career with the Royal Bank working in Minnedosa, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Saskatoon.  He retired in Regina moving to Kelowna in 1990.  Ivan golfed for many years at Sunset Ranch course and took up downhill skiing, which he thoroughly enjoyed.  He loved to play cards, Bridge and Cribbage.  While living in the prairies, Ivan’s favorite sport was hunting ducks.  Ivan was always involved with Church Council in both Winnipeg and Regina and most recently at Christ Lutheran Church in Kelowna.

A funeral service will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 with Rev. Wallace Loge officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gospel Mission or Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Gospel Mission, Kelowna, BC.

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 11:00 am

Christ Lutheran Church

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gospel Mission or Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Gospel Mission, Kelowna, BC.


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The service for McCANN, Ivan is scheduled for Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Christ Lutheran Church

2091 Gordon Drive Kelowna, BC


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  • Allan and Kristina Chase says:

    Dear Rita, We are going to miss our many dinners, discussion and card nights with our long time friend! Back to (Saskatoon days). Hugs to you Rita, Michael, Rob and family. Our prayers are with you and we will miss our friend but know that he is in a better place now and in the arms of our loving God 🙏

  • Tricia Mensch says:

    Rita & Family,
    So very sorry for your loss of husband and father. We have wonderful memories of Ivan from over the years and please know that we are thinking of you at this time and are in our prayers.
    Love, The Gordon Mensch Family (Langenburg, Saskatchewan)

  • Marvel says:

    I was so sorry to hear of Ivan’s passing but feel fortunate to have had a couple great visits with him recently. I will miss him. Condolences to Rita, Mike, Rob and family.

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