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King, Walter (Walt)

March 25, 1922 — January 1, 2012

March 25, 1922 – January 1, 2012

Beloved husband of Joyce Hilda King of Kelowna, BC passed away on January 1, 2012 at the age of 89 years.

Walt was born March 25, 1922 in Moose Jaw, SK, where he grew up and was educated until enlisting with the Canadian Forces in 1939.  He served with distinction until the end of WWII.

During his time in England he met his wife Joyce and married in 1941.  After WWII Walt, Joyce and their two children Terry and Bonnie lived in Moose Jaw until l1947 when they returned to England.  Walt owned a successful electrical business until his retirement.  Walt and Joyce retired to Kelowna in 1984.

Besides his loving wife of 70 years, he is survived by his two daughters Bonnie (Keith) and Tina (Bun); seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three sisters Bertha (Robbie), Rose (Les), Elaine and one brother Norman (Darlene).

Walt was predeceased by his son Terry (Sue), his parents Harold and Dorothea, brother Harold (Anne) and sisters May (Gene), Irene (George) and Toby (Walter).

A celebration of Walt’s life will be held on Saturday, January 7th at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3.

Saturday, January 7th at 10:00 am

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for King, Walter (Walt) is scheduled for Saturday, January 7th at 10:00 am . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Jacinthe Gomes says:

    There is never a good time to say goodbye to a love one.
    May you be blessed with wonderful memories and the assurance that God is there with all of you in these difficult times.

    “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”-Matthew 5:4
    With love, Jacinthe

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