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SANDERSON, Russell “Slim”

Born June 16, 1929 in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan and passed away suddenly at the Kelowna General Hospital on October 12, 2014.  Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Lucille and their three children: Larry, Sheryl (Les) Scott and Kim Doyle (Ed Richards); four grandchildren: Merilee (Ryan) Hoffman, Kristin (Jeff) Houghtaling, Samantha (Connor) Adrian and Michael Sutton; as well as five great grandchildren.  At Russell’s request, there is to be no service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, #200-4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC, V5G 4K6.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


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  • Jamie says:

    Auntie CC,Larry,Sheryl,and Kim,and families
    I am so sorry for your loss,but hope you are comforted by the wonderful memories you and many people have of Uncle Russ.
    Aviator,hobbyist,cook,wine maker,and ‘dabbler’ of so many things.
    He was most proud of his wonderful family,and will be missed by many.
    My deepest sympathy to you all.

  • Robin Gabert says:

    Dear Auntie and family,
    I feel sad to not be able to chat and laugh with Uncle Russ again in this lifetime. His spirit and essence will remain in my heart, and for that I am thankful.
    I wish you all peace and love as you reminisce your experiences with him over the years.
    Sending lots of love,

  • Kenneth McWilliam says:

    Sorry to hear of Russ’s passing. Lots of fond memories throughout the years with Bob and Marge. Our thoughts are with you. Ken and Marlene McWillliam

  • Kenneth McWilliam says:

    Sorry to hear of Russell’s passing. Lots of fond memories going back to Saskatchewan days with my mom and dad. Our thoughts are with you. Rgds Ken & Marlene McWilliam

  • Bob and Chris Shellon says:

    Russ was always kind and generous to me as I struggled to learn to build and fly planes. His slow smile and manner will be missed. I’m grateful to have known him.

  • Lloyd hodgins says:

    Lucille, Sheryl, Kim, Larry and Les and family members our condolences for your loss of a great man. We did not know Russ that well but the times we met him he was always a happy person and made us feel very welcome in his home. May your fond memories of Russ help you all through this difficult time, hugs to all.

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