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KORT, Ernest

November 23, 1933 — September 22, 2022

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Kort went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on September 22, 2022, at the age of 88. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 23, 1933, to Edward and Emma Kort.  Ernie is survived by his wife, Gladys Kort, and their 4 children, Greg (Leanne), Kim (Anand) Kannan, Ken (Keri), and Debbie (Greg) Kornell; 10 grandchildren Amanda (Perdeep), Graeme (Chloe), Tyler (Kristi), Keeland (Kayla), Kyle, Shalayna, Megan (Jayden), Jordyn, Madison, and Jackson; and three great-grandchildren Raina, Ronin, and Ollie Mae; as well as his sister Irene Frers and brother Ken. Ernie was predeceased by three sisters, Gladys Schnidel, Jean Buss, and Evelyn Job.

An opportunity for viewing and to visit with family will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 10:00 am, at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, 1991 Bernard Ave.

The family would also like to extend a special thank-you to the nurses and care staff at Three Links Manor, who took such special care of Ernie for the last three years. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ernie can be made to Three Links Manor or KGH Foundation.

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Friday, September 30, 2022, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Springfield Funeral Home
(2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC)

Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 10:00 am

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

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The service for KORT, Ernest is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

1991 Bernard Ave Kelowna, BC


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  • Dave and Gloria Brubacher says:

    We remember Ernie as a kind and gentle man who faithfully served the Lord. May the Lord comfort you at this time of sorrow.

  • Pamela Kashuba says:

    We are so sorry to hear the news of Mr Kort’s passing. Please know that we will be praying for you all during this difficult time…Bruce and Pam Kashuba

  • Florence Pauline Holland says:

    Gladys and family
    Caring thoughts are with you in this difficult time of saying good-bye to Ernie.
    We pray the Lord will comfort you as you remember your time together, and know he is in a much better place with the Lord.
    Richard & Florence Holland

  • Elfrieda Krumbhols says:

    Dear Gladys, Leanne and Greg, and all the family. It is so very hard to let go and say goodbye to the one we love. May good memories give you comfort as you shed tears, but may you also find the release of joyful
    Love and prayers, Elfrieda Krumbhols.

  • Arnold & Maureen Hancock says:

    Gladys and family.
    We extend our sincere condolence’s in your loss of such a fine gentlemen. I have great memories of our days working together.

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