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August 10, 1957 — June 9, 2019

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Laurie Odegard, 61, of Kelowna, BC on June 9, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Laurie left us far too soon and will be greatly missed by many. Laurie is survived by his two children Trevor Odegard and Shaylee Odegard; his sister Lynn Aigner; and many more extended family and friends. Laurie was predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Illene Odegard.

Laurie was born in Hanna, AB on August 10, 1957, then, the age of 10 years old, his family moved and settled in Kelowna, BC. He graduated from Immaculata High School in 1976.

Laurie took great joy in his craft as a field service technician with Ikon/Ricoh where he worked for nearly 30 years. He was also actively involved community sports such as volleyball and pickleball. He will be remembered best for his love of hockey and sunshine.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna BC. with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the BC branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, www.kidney.ca. The family of Laurie Odegard wishes to thank the medical staff who worked closely with Laurie.

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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm with a reception to follow

Springfield Funeral Home

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In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the BC branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Link: www.kidney.ca


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The service for ODEGARD, Laurie is scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm with a reception to follow. 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 Rd. Kelowna, BC


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  • Teresa Deleurme says:

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Thinking of you all through this difficult time

  • Sharron Morrison-Gibb says:

    Rest in peace to a wonderful friend you were always there for us. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family
    Sharron and (Ron) Gibb

  • Sandra & Randy Zahara says:

    Trevor & Shaylee, we are so sorry & heartbroken to hear that your dad has passed away. We are sending our condolences to you & the rest of your family. You all are in our thoughts at this very sad time. We will greatly miss Laurie & our Christmas Party won’t seem the same without him! Take care buddy.

  • Mark Nicholls says:

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss, Laurie will be missed dearly by friends and family.
    Ray Nicholls Sr and family.

  • Laura and Jerry Lnden says:

    So sorry for your loss….we will miss Laurie at the Zahara Christmas parties.

  • Karen Erickson & Kayla Caruana says:

    We loved Laurie on a personal and professional basis and will miss him dearly. Trevor and Shaylee, our thoughts are prayers are with you. He was an amazing man.

  • Ed and Marilyn Breitkreutz says:

    Sending our sympathy to your family. We met your dad when we all got involved in pickleball at the Y. He was always such a gentleman and such fun to play with or against. We will miss him. Hold tight to all your special memories.

  • Cathy Brown says:

    Lynn, I remember how special your brother, Laurie was to you, because you always spoke so highly of him and Trevor and Shaylee. You are in my thoughts at this difficult time. Kindest regards, Cathy Brown

  • Kathryn Lockhart says:

    Laurie was a lovely man, who looked after our Ricoh copier for several years. We will miss him. Kathryn and Bonnie from the Anglican Diocese of Kootenay office.

  • Heather Swallow says:

    So sorry to hear of Lauries passing. Was in shock when Shirley from the. Y let me know.
    Laurie was quite the gentlemen and really fun to play pickleball with.
    Will miss you!

  • Karri Kolster says:

    I’m so saddened and sorry to see Laurie leave this Earth at such a young age. He was a great friend, great fellow worker and countless times a beer drinker and conversationalist. Laurie will definitely be missed. My condolences go out to Trevor, Shaylee and Family.

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