NICOLAY, HENRY passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2003 at the age of 93. He is survived by his loving family: three sons, Wally Herrmann (Barbara) of Vernon, Eric Hermann (Dianne) of Leduc, AB, Dietz Nicolay (June) of Kelowna; seven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 13th at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 1905 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC with interment to follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trinity Baptist Church Music Department, 1905 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC V1Y 7V7. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME 860-7077.
MUNRO, JEAN: Passed away at the Penticton Regional Hospital on Wednesday January 8th, 2003 at the age of 85. Jean was predeceased by her husband Bruce and three sisters. She is survived by one sister, Louise in Killarney, Manitoba and many close friends. A Tea to honour Jean's memory, will be held on Tuesday, January 14th, at 48 Granby Avenue, from 2-4pm. No funeral by request.
Adams, David Horton Miller: Passed away peacefully on January 12, 2003 at home in Brentwood Bay with his family by his side. David is survived by Olive, his loving wife of 54 years, children Robert (Tibbie), Allan (Nancy) and Julia Grant (Paul), grandchildren; James Adams, Erin Grant, David Adams and Michael Grant and sister Joan Adams. He was predeceased by his sister Barbara Adams. David was born April 28, 1924, the son of pioneering Kelowna residents, William and Gertrude Adams. David was a sailor and adventurer from an early age, sailing his first boat on Okanagan Lake. During WWII he served in the Canadian Navy on corvettes in the North Atlantic. Shortly after their marriage, David and Olive moved to the Pender Harbour area and David completed his apprenticeship as a boatbuilder. From 1957 through 1972, David and Olive owned and operated Brentwood Boat Rentals, where he built and repaired boats, fished and guided. After retiring, he pursued his passion by sailing to the Queen Charlotte Islands and offshore to Hawaii and Mexico. He then fulfilled his life long dream of sailing the South Pacific to New Zealand as well as venturing to Alaska and continuing to explore the west coast of BC on 'Meridian Passage II'. David was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. The family treasured spending summer holidays together on his beloved boat, learning from his vast experience and sharing in his quest for adventure. David will be missed on tennis courts in Central Saanich and Mexico where he enjoyed many laughs with his wonderful circle of friends. David was respected for his honesty and integrity. Dignity, courage and humour were his strengths. A memorial service will be held for family and friends on Thursday, January 16 at 2:00pm at Shady Creek United Church, 7176 East Saanich Road, Saanichton, B.C. with Reverend David Stephens presiding. Refreshments will be served at the family home following the service. The family wishes to thank Dr. Bosenberg, the nursing staff in the Palliative Care Unit of Saanich Peninsula Hospital and the Victoria Hospice for the care they provided during David's brief battle with cancer. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations, if desired, may be made in David's memory to the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Society, Palliative Care Unit, 2158 Mt. Newton X Rd, Saanichton, B.C. V8M-2B2.
Edmunds, June Iowna: Suddenly on January 12, 2003 in Kelowna. She will be missed by all of her family and friends. At June's request, there will be no formal services held. Cremation. Interment will be in The Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 860-6440.
Friestadt, Joseph leonard passed away peacefully December 26, 2002 in Delta, B.C. Joe was born February 25, 1919 in Carmel, Saskatchewan. He now leaves this world to join his wife Lily. He will be missed by his only daughter and son-in-law Linda and Bob Cooke, his only grandson Koby and the rest of his surviving brothers and sisters. The family wish to thank the staff at Northcrest Care Centre for their attention to his care in the past years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Parkinson's Research.
Hardie, Gwenneth Marjorie (nee Macdonnell), of Summerland, died peacefully January 10, 2003 after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by her daughter Maureen Pollard (Ray), Gwen is survived by Robert, her husband of 59 years, sons Allan (Mary Jane) and Doug (Susan), grandchildren Trevor, Aimee, Michael, Lara, and Shea, and great grandson Zac.
'Her quiet dignity, love of family and infectious sense of humor will be greatly missed.'
A private graveside service will be held for family members. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gwen's honor to the Canadian Cancer Society, Summerland Unit, Box 174, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Summerland Funeral Home Rosedale Chapel 250-494-7752
Hauschildt, Marie (Antoinette): Born on December 31, 1912 in Montreux, Switzerland, passed away peacefully at Windsor Manor on January 11, 2003. She is survived by one daughter Heidi Sabine Kirschner (Gordon) and grandchildren Julian, Nicholas, Brianne and Devon. Memorial Service will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, January 16, 2003 from the Chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W-4M7. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME 765-3147
Simpkin, Mabel Alice passed away peacefully at Three Links Manor on January 10, 2003 at the age of 95 years. Mabel was born in Glenlea, Manitoba to parents Robert Collin and Sarah Welsh in June 1907. She moved to Kelowna in 1981. Mabel was predeceased by her first husband William Henry Mawson. She later remarried and was also predeceased by her second husband Walter H. Simpkin; son Derward Mawson; daughters Hilda McKeen and Agnes Smithson. She is survived by her son William, daughter-in-law Eleanor Mawson of Kelowna, BC; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. No funeral service by request. We wish to thank Dr. Peter Cosman and the Staff of Three Links Manor for their love and care she received. Interment will be in the family plot at Chapel Lawn Gardens, St. Charles Winnipeg, MB. Arrangements have been entrusted to Everden Rust Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC.
Stolz, Elizabeth passed away on January 11, 2003 at Kelowna General Hospital. Survived by her loving family: daughter, Irene (Don) Fox of Calgary; sons, Larry (Marj), Harvey, Wayne (Linda) and Michael, all of Kelowna. Also survived by ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Predeceased by husband, Michael in 1983. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at St. Pius X Church, 1077 Fuller Ave., Kelowna. The Reverend Father Rick Paulin Officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent De Paul, would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES 860-6440
Bucsis, Julius passed away at Sutherland Hills Rest Home on January 12, 2003 at the age of 92. Julius was born September 25, 1910 in Szarfold Megye, Hungary. He emigrated to Canada in 1925. He married in 1932 to Mary Andre of Prudhomme, SK and they farmed in Cana and Waldron prior to their move to Kelowna in 1956. Julius was very proud to have worked on the construction of the floating bridge spanning Okanagan Lake. He was later employed at Sun Rype until his retirement at 65 years of age. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by sons: William (Viola) of Saskatoon, SK; Raymond (Anne) of Moose Jaw, SK; Harold (Eileen) of Vernon, BC; daughter Lorraine (Lloyd) Dawson of Grand Forks, BC; 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and beloved sister Anne Barsi of Kelowna, BC also extended family and friends. Predeceased in 1992 by Mary, his loving wife of 60 years, parents Frank and Ethel (Hadarics) Bucsis, two brothers and six sisters. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice or the Parkinsons Disease BC Assoc., 600 - 890 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1K4. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME 765-3147.
CLARK, MARGARET (PEGGY): passed away on Monday, January 13, 2003 at the age of 79. She is survived by her loving husband, Bernie, of 58 years. Two sons: Robert Clark (Susan) of Calgary; Bill Clark (Lisa) of Mexico; four grandchildren: Vickie, Laura, Daniel, Shawn. Peggy resided in Winfield for sixteen years and the past four years on the Westside. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 18th, at 10:30 am at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME - 860-7077
Higgins, Rodney James: of Kelowna passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at the age of 67. Survived by his loving wife Edna of 45 years, two daughters: Heather (Craig) Canning of Kelowna, B.C., Sandra (Monty) Alder of Seattle, WA, one son Lloyd (Janice) Higgins of Kelowna, eight grandchildren: Jana, Robert, Jonathan, Winston, Nathaniel, Crofton, Morgan, Brandon, one great grandchild Colton, three brothers: Eldon (Wilma) of Guelph, ON, Don (Flo) of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Dave (Elaine) of Goulais River, ON. Sadly predeceased by sisters Ivy and Ruple and brother Uttley. Friends may pay their last respects on Thursday, January 16, 2003 from 7:00-9:00p.m. at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2003 at 1:00p.m. from the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, with Mr. Shaun Buckley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, 201 - 1456 St. Paul St., Kelowna, B.C., V1Y 2E6. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME - 860-7077.
MIDDLETON, MARY: born Oct 2/ 1905 in England & came to Canada 1924. Survived by son Jim (Alice) and Harry (Emily), 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary Parish, Cranbrook, B.C. Jan 16th @ 1:00 pm. Phone 250-427-4462 for more details.
PATRICK, CHARLES FREDERICK: died on December 22, 2002 at the age of 85 years. He is survived by his daughter Penelope Oshatz of Eugene, Oregon; sister Doris Stevenson of Coquitlam and grandchildren Tanya Oshatz of Seattle and Daryl Oshatz of Oakland. Predeceased by his wife Margo in 1990. Memorial service, Saturday, January 18, 2:00 PM in the chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave. Kelowna, with reception to follow. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com
Siemens, Susan Marie: Our special angel is now watching over us. On January 13, 2003, at the age of 54 Sue lost her brave battle with cancer at home in Kelowna with her husband by her side. She will be dearly missed by her loving husband Kirk, of 32 years, daughter Treina, son Joel and the light of her life, grandson Braden. Also, her brother Bill (Irma) Wilson of Prince George, sisters-in-law Karen Penninga, Kathy Siemens and Kelma Eckhart, nieces and nephews Stephanie, Elizabeth, Jeffrey, Gary (Deb), Keith (Sara), Lee-Ann (Brad), Steven, Ryan, Erik, Jessica and Emily. She was predeceased by her parents Harvey and Ruth Wilson, her mother and father-in-law Jake and Anna Siemens and her brother-in-law Bob Eckhart. Sue was born on Christmas Eve and grew up in Summerland. Upon graduation, she followed in her mother's footsteps and attended the University of Victoria to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a teacher. She began her career in Kelowna in 1970. Sue always felt it was a privilege to have worked with so many wonderful students, colleagues and parents. She had a special place in her heart for children, music, animals and nature. She will be fondly remembered for her kindness, caring, sense of humor and her deep love for her family. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to everyone for their prayers and support during this difficult journey. A special thank you to Dr. Nash and Carol, Dr. Khoo, Dr. Reid, all the wonderful staff at the Kelowna Cancer Centre, the Hospice volunteers and the Palliative Care Home Support staff. A Memorial Service to celebrate Sue's life will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2003 at 1:30p.m. at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, B.C. If you so desire, donations may be made in Sue's memory to Project Literacy, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. (250) 860-7077.
'Love you today, tomorrow, and forever .... Kirk, Treina, Joel and Braden XOXOXO