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Kurt Kofer, beloved husband of Janet Kofer (nee Jaeb) passed away at home; his family by his side after a brief battle with cancer on February 14, 2016 at the age of 78. Kurt was born and raised in Switzerland before immigrating to Canada with his family in 1967, working in Alberta before settling in Kelowna in 1980. Kurt enjoyed the outdoors; fishing, camping, skiing and soccer. His passion was German music; actively involved within Kelowna as the Liedertafel musical director for over 25 years and a founding member and director of Deutsche Mannerchor. Kurt was predeceased by son Kurt and daughter Beatrice and is survived by his children Marianne (Beat), Irene (Lee), Monika (Wayne), Ralph (Carol), grandchildren Anastasia, Steven, Tyler, Megan and Kiana as well as extended family.


A celebration of Kurt’s life will be held Friday, February 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. 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.”

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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