We Remember

Odermatt, Paul

January 1, 1970 — January 1, 1970

On March 6th, 2012, at the age of 87, Paul passed away at home with family by his side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.


Paul is survived by Barbara, his wife of 60 years;


4 daughters: Beverly Burton of Kelowna, Donna Sali (Grant) of Surrey, Angie Pomeroy (Mike) of Fort St John and Brenda Odermatt (Gerry) of Kelowna;


5 sons: Paul Jr. (Michelle), Myron, Declan (Heather), Kevin, all of Kelowna; and Chris of Cherryville;


16 grandchildren: Nadine and Kurtis Odermatt of Kelowna, Kristen, Michael, Benjamin and Meghan Sali of Surrey, Nathan Pomeroy (Lexie), Adam Pomeroy (Jody), Maria Driedger (Andy) and Annalise Kines (Daniel) of Fort St John, Shauna and Ashley Odermatt of Kelowna, Alana Deleurme (Jason) and Kathleen Roxborough of Kelowna, Alisha and Sierra Odermatt of Kelowna.


9 great grandchildren: Lincoln, Eden, Nash, Brielle, Lina and Esperanza of Fort St John, Kyra of Midwest City, Oklahoma, and Emma and Lexi of Kelowna;


2 brothers: Kaspar Odermatt (Rose) of Vernon and Alois Odermatt (Ruth) of Switzerland.


3 sisters: Maria Rutz (Ernst/Hans), Ida Meier (Jakob) and Rosa Schwarzenberger (Josef), all of Switzerland.


A special thanks to Paul’s loving caregiver, Helen Biabado.


Paul was predeceased by 3 brothers: Josef (Kathy), Arnold (Christina) and Martin Odermatt (Helen).


Paul will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered.


Funeral Prayers will held on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am. Both at Immaculate Conception Church, at 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favourite charity. Paul faithfully supported the missions; one of his favourites was “Save a Family Plan” www.safp.org.


Prayer Service
Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Church

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The prayer service for Odermatt, Paul is scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm at located at 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC.

The service for Odermatt, Paul is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 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:

Immaculate Conception Church

839 Sutherland Avenue Kelowna, BC


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  • Geraldine Weber says:

    Dearest Brenda, Gerry and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about your Dad. May your memories, your friends along with your family keep you strong through this difficult time. Our hearts are with all of you.
    Love Geraldine and Mike Weber

  • Betty Yarrow says:

    Paul is a fine example of a faithful disciple. His faithful devotion and service will always be remembered by those who knew him. May he rest in peace.

  • Bob & Donna FRANKLIN says:

    Our Sincerest Condolences, from Bob & Donna Franklin

  • John and Jeanette Stremel says:

    We are very sorry to learn of the passing of Paul Odermatt Snr. He was a mentor to his children and grandchildren, and will be sadly missed by his whole family. His love of the outdoors and growing things will always be his legacy. In particular to Paul Jnr. and Michelle, and to the rest of the Odermatt family, our deepest sympathies. We are sorry we cannot attend prayers or the funeral, but our thoughts and prayers will be with you all on those days. Sincerely, John and Jeanette Stremel.

  • George Wood says:

    Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Paul.He will be missed by all

    George Wood and Family

  • Randy Ritchey says:

    Sorry to hear about your loss,he was a good family man. Take Care Randy Ritchey

  • Dudley and Gayle Wagner says:

    We are sorry to here of Pauls passing. He was a good friend during his years in Fort St John. I enjoyed many a hunting and fishing trips with him and enjoyed his fellowship in the Rortary Cub
    May God be with you all

    Dudley and Gayle Wagner

  • Kay Treadgold says:

    My sympathy goes out to Paul’s family, especially to my backyard neighbours Paul Jr. and family. I have missed hearing your father’s cheery voice over the fence for the past couple of years and now I realise why. He was a very dear man and will be greatly missed.

  • Will Kruiper says:

    Chris and family members;
    Sorry to hear the passing of your dad.
    I hope everyone is able to remember the good times you had with him and the guidance he provided you on your life path.

    Will Kruiper

  • Mike Francis says:

    Please accept my condolences on the passing of your father.

  • judy neufeld aka waege says:

    just wanted to wish the family of paul odermatt my condolences on my behalf of the waege’s. he will be sorely miss

  • Paul Kaspar Odermatt says:

    By a fluke I read about my uncles passing. I’m concerned because of the day of death. It’s my birthday. Anywho, I wish Barbara an the hold family my best wishes.

    Paul Odermatt, Weinfelden, Switzerland

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