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KREBS, Ruben

January 1, 1970 — January 1, 1970

Passed away on October 29, 2014 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 96. Born near Edmonton, Alberta in 1918 and has resided in Lake Country since 1936. Predeceased by his wife, Helen in 1989 and their daughter Doreen in 2006. Also predeceased by 4 brothers and 1 sister. Survived by his son Ken (Carola) of Lake Country and his daughter Lorraine (John) of Maple Ridge; 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, 1 brother and 1 brother-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. The service to be held at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to BC Cancer Society or your favourite charity.

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Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for KREBS, Ruben is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm. 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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  • Jack and Gloria Johal says:

    Ken & Carola, Lorraine & John we are sorry to hear that you have lost your father. Our condolences to all the family.
    Jack and Gloria Johal

  • Carol Gill says:

    So sorry Ken and Carola. He was a very nice man.I know he will be missed by all who knew him.I remember him coming home and talking to us when we were just kids.He was always kind to us neighbourhood kids.

  • Marjie Dunahoo says:

    Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I enjoyed spending time with Doreen at your family home. Your parents were always very kind and welcoming.
    Marjie Dunahoo (Hall)

  • Steve Fair says:

    My thoughts are with the family.

  • Josie & Dom Lombardi says:

    Lori, John, Ken, Carola and the entire family. We are so very sorry for your loss. Your dad (grandfather) was a wonderful man and we are proud to have known him. Sending you all peace.

  • Carol Gavin says:

    Dear Ken & Carola/Lorraine & John

    We are so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

    Don & Carol Gavin

  • Heather Dirr says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Uncle Ruben’s passing, he will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.
    Heather and Andrew Dirr

  • Rose says:

    Lori and John, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.


  • Shirley & Blair Nikiforuk says:

    Uncle Ruben will live in our memories (as Auntie Helen does) as a ‘favorite’ aunt and uncle to many nieces and nephews. They remain in our hearts. Condolences to my dear cousins: Lorraine, Ken and their families.

  • Patricia McCarthy says:

    To Ken and Carola and Loraine and John and Families Our Family’s condolences for the passing of your Dad. All of us kids from Bottom Wood Lake Road will always remember him as he gave us a big smile and a wave when he drove by. He was a good friend and neighbor to my grandparents and Aunties and uncles who lived on Okanagan Centre road.

  • Marion Bomford says:

    Carola and Ken… I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing… my prayers are with you all

  • Terry Behnish says:

    Dear Lori, John, Julie and Lisa, My thoughts are with you as you mourn the loss of a special father and grandfather. Terry

  • Kathleen Krebs says:

    Dear Ken and Carola, Lori and John and all of the Krebs family,

    So sorry to hear about Uncle Ruben. I share the fondest memories of him. He was a remarkable man who leaves a fine legacy for all who knew and loved him.


  • Bruce & Lynda Krebs says:

    We are saddened to hear of your loss and are thinking about all of you at this time. Uncle Ruben was a treasure and we enjoyed learning about family history at the numerous gatherings. We have many fond memories of a gentle and kind man. Love from, Bruce & Lynda Krebs

  • Davis & Redecopp family says:

    Our thoughts are with you all. Just saw Ruben a week before.So sorry for your loss.
    Sincerely Yvonne,Toby and family

  • Nina (Bob) Cameron says:

    Uncle Ruben will be sadly missed! Memories of growing up with him, Auntie Helen and Doreen will always be with us!
    God bless.

  • Jean (Cook) Erwin says:

    Lorraine and John, Ken and Carola and families. We are so sorry for your loss. Every September on the way down from Beaver Lake we would stop and have our “yearly” visit with Uncle Ruben. We treasured (and will cherish) those moments we were able to share with him. Uncle Ruben, you will be missed.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Love Jean (Cook) Erwin

  • Morley & Maryann Tulloch says:

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies on the passing of your Dad.We hope good memories will get you thru this very difficult time.

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