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MATIESHEN, Kathryn – Updated Service Information

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023, at 11:00 am, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2547 Hebert Road, West Kelowna, BC.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Kathryn Matieshen (née Kwiatkowski), who peacefully passed away on March 11, 2023, at Brookhaven Care Centre Hospice at the age of 86.  Kay was predeceased, by Harold (d. August 2012), her husband of 51 years of marriage. Kathryn is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Graham) Phipps, and her son, Kenneth (Erin) Matieshen; and grandchildren, Allison Phipps-MacNeish (Mathew), James Matieshen, and Ivy Matieshen.

Kay was born in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Joseph and Anastasia Kwiatkowski. She attended Business College in Vancouver, BC, returning to Saskatoon working as a legal secretary.  Upon retirement, Kay and Harold moved to West Kelowna, BC, where she enjoyed golfing, skiing, gardening, entertaining, and a good game of cards.  Kay was well known for her love of cooking and baking, as well as her great sewing skills.

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