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O’KRANE, Harland Darrell Andrew


Harland of Kelowna, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 12, 2015. Survived by wife Joanna, his mother and step-father Flo and Hector, sons Lorne (Kelly), Jeff, their mother Brenda, grandchildren, brothers Robin, Chris, Rodney and sister Joy along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family, friends as well as Harley AKA Mr. Bug (his beloved orange cat). Sadly predeceased by his father Andrew (2012). Harland was a road warrior who spent 30 plus years in the trucking industry. He was larger than life, a character who called it as he saw it. He had a fantastic sense of humor and he loved to cook, his fridge and freezer were always full. He was a meticulous man with his truck, his home and his wife. Harland’s kindness and generosity of spirit will be missed. A celebration of Harland’s life will be held on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home Family Centre, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home Family Centre

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The service for O’KRANE, Harland Darrell Andrew is scheduled for Sunday, January 18, 2015 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 Family Centre

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Athena &Tim Sieben says:

    my heart and prayers go out to Harland’s family. I will remember him as the one who always took the time to bounce me on his knee when I was little.

  • Mike & Rita Chase says:

    Joanna we’re so schocked and very sorry to hear about Harley. Our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. We are definitely gonna miss ” SHORTY “, LOVE MIKE & RITA CHASE

  • John Boruta says:

    The world was a much better place with Harland in it. Always there for his family, friends, colleagues. Sincerest condolences to Joanna and family. John & Linda Boruta

  • Sharon R Wood says:

    For the loss of a Son,Husband,Father Grandfather,Friend.I wish for you ,whatever soothes your spirit , comforts your soul,and brings you peace.

  • Laverne Obrien says:

    So sorry to here Harland has passed away, he was always a true friend , the roads have lost a true trucker , Laverne Obrien and family

  • Sally says:

    Our condolences Joanna ♡ Harland was a wonderful, cheerful guy. I met him years ago at Coopers. He will always be fondly remembered for helping us get Willie home for Christmas. Now heaven has a fun loving trucker angel on duty to look after us all. (((HUGS))) Thoughts and prayers for you my dear friend.

  • Jamie Bennett says:

    Wow, I can not believe this. I just talked to him just before Christmas and He was so happy like he always was. Harley what a great person, dedicated, loyal, proud of all his family and he had a great personality, also there was not a pedestal high enough that he could of put you on I just thought I would let you know that as he told me that many times. Take care and I know that he will be with you even though you can’t see him.
    Take care Joanna I am thinking about you, and cheers to Harley RIP my friend until we meet again.

  • Kim Harris says:

    Joanna, I am devastated and deeply sorry to hear about Harland’s passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you & your family during this difficult time. I pray that God will comfort you with the peace and courage needed to face the days ahead and may He also bless you with loving memories to cherish & hold in your heart forever.

  • Donna from the Zodiac says:

    So shocked and saddened to hear about Harland’s passing. He brought a smile and a story to every time that I bumped into him. My prayers and thoughts go out to Joanna. xo

  • Dee Utigard says:

    I am so sad to hear of Harland’s passing. He was always such a pleasure to see every time he came in to the chiropractic office. Talking of his traveling and all the crazy drivers! I will never forget his laugh.

  • Steve and Kathleen says:

    Joanna, we are shocked and incredibly saddened by your loss. You are in our thoughts and hearts. We will miss Harland so much.

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