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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 11

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Date: Wednesday, 16 April 2008, at 11:21 a.m.

JENKINS, RONALD LESLIE: On February 5, 2003 at the Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 76. Surviving are his son, Christopher Charles Jenkins; one daughter and two stepsons. Ronald was a decorated Air Force Veteran and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He was a beloved member of his community and will be sadly missed by all those who knew him. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on February 14, 2003 from EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 1910 Windsor Road, Interment to follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements in care of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 860-6440

BELSEY, BERNICE (ABBY): passed away February 8, 2003 at the age of 89 years. Predeceased by her husband Jim on April 8, 1993. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Marilyn (Murray); son Bill (Lonie); two grandsons James and Steven; sister Dorothy and her nieces, nephews and friends. She was a special person to all whose lives she touched. The family would like to thank Dr. Corbett and the staff at Brookhaven Care Centre for their kindness, loving care and compassion given while she was there. They truly are special people. There will be a memorial service at St. George's Anglican Church, 3690 Brown Road, Westbank on Friday, February 14 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com

Flintoft, George H. Passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at the age of 89. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Bertha; son Douglas (Jean) Flintoft of Quesnel; two grandchildren: Jonathan of Port Alberni, BC and Gayle Flintoft of Toronto, ON; brother Lloyd (Mildred) Flintoft of Kelowna and sister Isobel (Prescott) Lindahl of Kelowna. Sadly predeceased by his sister Evelyn, brother James and sister Margaret. George came to Kelowna in 1924. He was a salesman for Loanes Hardward, Marshall Wells and Bennett's Hardware. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 1:30p.m. from the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, with Reverend David Martyn officiating. Private family interment to follow in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation - General Fund: 2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, B.C., V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077.

OLIVER, DOUGLAS: passed away in Edmonton, AB on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at the age of 37. Survived by his mother Rose Oliver of Kelowna, two sisters Cheryl Oliver of Kelowna and Tina Tyres of Kitsilano, brother Darrell Oliver of Kelowna; grandparents Beth and Doug Ellis of Vernon, and dear friend Theresa McGuigan. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday Feb 13, 2003 at 4:00 pm from the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crossroads Treatment Center Society: 123 Franklyn Rd, Kelowna, BC V1X 6A9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077

DULABA, MORRIS: passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at the age of 52. He is survived by his loving family: two sons Chris and Steven; 3 step-children: Rebecca, Natalie and Chris; his mother Anne; brother Jack (Donna) and nephew Jared. Predeceased by his father Mike. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 14th at 11:00 am at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC with Mr. Bruce Chamberlayne officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1633 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1P6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077

Flintoft, George H. Passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at the age of 89. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Bertha; son Douglas (Jean) Flintoft of Quesnel; two grandchildren: Jonathan of Port Alberni, BC and Gayle Flintoft of Toronto, ON; brother Lloyd (Mildred) Flintoft of Kelowna and sister Isobel (Prescott) Lindahl of Kelowna. Sadly predeceased by his sister Evelyn, brother James and sister Margaret. George came to Kelowna in 1924. He was a salesman for Loanes Hardware, Marshall Wells and Bennett's Hardware. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 1:30p.m. from the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, with Reverend David Martyn officiating. Private family interment to follow in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation - General Fund: 2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, B.C., V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077.

MacKENZIE-ELLIOTT, ALASTAIR: Born in London, England on June 20, 1928, passed away at his home on February 10, 2003. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Jane; beloved Papa of Sarah (Mathiew) Gouin and father of Susan (Brenda). Prayers will be recited at Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue on Friday, February 14, 2003 at 7:00 P.M. Followed by a Mass Of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 15, 2003. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association, 204-1755 Springfield Road, Kelowna, V1Y 5V5. Arrangements in care of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 860-6440

WHYTE, MARY On February 10th, 2003 Mary Whyte passed away in the Brookhaven Care Centre. Mary was a member of the Ogopogo Crafter's Guild for many years and was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star in Manitoba. She was presented with a 50 year Service Award. Predeceased by her husband Lewis in 1965 and her two brothers: Bernard and Henry. She is survived by her son Everett and his wife Shirley, nephews: Grant, David and Roy and their families. No service by Mary's request. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com

WOLFF, SHIRLEY of Kelowna, passed away in the Kelowna General Hospital on Saturday, February 8th, 2003 at the age of 64 years. Survived by her loving husband Bryce of 43 years; five children: Susan (Michel), Brenda, Janette (Jocelyn), Karen (Pierre) and Barry; nine grandchildren and two sisters Doreen and Beverly. Prayers will be recited from St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1077 Fuller Ave on Wednesday, February 12th, 2003 at 7:00 P.M. followed by A Mass Of Christian Burial from St. Pius X Catholic Church on Thursday, February 13th, 2003 at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends who so wish may make memorial donations to the St. Vincent De Paul Society (St. Pius X), 1077 Fuller Ave in memory of Shirley. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com

FIEDLER, EMMANUEL (MANNY): went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at the age of 87. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his loving family: daughter Grace Egeland of Kelowna; three sons Gerald (Arlene) of Belleview, AB, Rod (Rene) of Lindale, Texas, Brian (Terri) of Westbank; seven grandchildren: Darcy, Denise, Carrie, Michele, Mark, Jason, David; 14 great grandchildren; three brothers, Ted Fiedler (Rhoda) of Abbotsford, Alvin Fiedler (Doreen) of Mission, BC and Fred Fiedler of Okatoks, AB; two sisters, Elsie Wirsche (Dan) of Harlington, Texas, Ruth Neufeld of Vernon, BC; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Maria in 2001; two sisters, Bertha and Olga; two brothers, Gustav and Julius; daughter-in-law Barb and grandson Jeff. Friends wishing to pay their respects may do so on Sunday, February 16th from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 17th at 11:00 am at the Kelowna Alliance Church, 2091 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC with Reverend Leon Throness officiating. Interment to follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, c/o #216-1329 K.L.O. Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 3N9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD HOME LTD. 250-860-7077

Hammer, Shirley Katheryn: went to where the sun keeps shining and the weather suits her clothes, on Feb 7/ 03. Survived by her sister Jeanne Joughin; her brother James Hammer, her three nieces; Cathryn McIntosh, Barbara Joughin, and Donna Ward. She was a much loved Auntie Shirley to Aislinn & Cameron, Dan and Simon, Elizabeth and Thomas and Kayla. Shirley, your playful and creative spirit will be remembered always. No services at this time. Farewell party to be held in Spring.

HOULE, LEO of Vernon, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 8th, 2003 at the age of 55 years. Survived by one daughter Michelle and one son Alex (Christine), also his brother Roger (Anita) and two sisters Pauline (Jack) Duffy and Jean (Bob) Bohme. Predeceased by his parents. Memorial Service will be held from the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna on Saturday, February 15th, 2003 at 11:00 AM. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, friends who so wish may make memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Kelowna and District Branch, Box 514, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 7P1. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com

MacKENZIE-ELLIOTT, ALASTAIR: Born in London, England on June 20, 1928, passed away at his home on February 10, 2003. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Jane; beloved Papa of Sarah (Mathieu) Gouin and father of Susan (Brenda) and his dog Liam. Prayers will be recited at Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue on Friday, February 14, 2003 at 7:00 P.M. Followed by a Mass Of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 15, 2003. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association, 204-1755 Springfield Road, Kelowna, V1Y 5V5. Arrangements in care of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 860-6440

BACKMAN, MARIE BLANCHE (BILLE): born in North Hatley Quebec on July 8th, 1923, passed away on February 6th, 2003 at Cottonwoods Extended Care. Survived by her loving son Gordon (Hal) Hunting and daughter-in-law Brenda Hunting; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Billie's wit, wisdom, and charm will be sadly missed by many family and friends that she adopted into her life over the many years. A Memorial Service will be held for her from First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave on Monday, February 17th, 2003 at 1:00 P.M.. A special THANKS to all the people at Cottonwoods Extended Care unit for all the Loving Care, Friendship and Compassion given to Billie. You are all true Champions. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com

Bloxham, Elsie Ruby
1918 - 2003
Elsie Ruby Bloxham of Calgary passed away suddenly at the Rockyview General Hospital on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at the age of 84 years. Elsie was born and raised in Champion, AB and married Ken in 1941. She taught school in Champion until 1967 when the family moved to Sylvan Lake, AB. In 1978, Elsie and Ken retired to Kelowna, BC where they remained until 1993. That year they returned to Alberta, settling in Wetaskiwin where Ken passed away in 1994. In 2002, Elsie moved to Calgary. She is survived by five children: Morley (Marilyn), Sandra Bloxham (Harvey Loyst), Penny Mink (Joseph), Fenton (Susan), and Tracy Lutz (Mel); twelve grandchildren: Nancy, Gary (Lesley) and Heather Bloxham; Michael and Rachel Cantelon; Matthew, Chelsea and Adam Mink; Erin, Chris and Jamie Bloxham; and Mallory Lutz; and a great grand daughter Katharina Bloxham. Elsie is also survived by three sisters: Alice Knight, Shirley Overland (Oswald), and Joyce Fath (Robert). She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Bloxham. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's 'Fish Creek Chapel' (14441 Bannister Road, S.E., Calgary, AB) on Monday, February 17, 2003 at 2:30p.m. To e-mail expressions of sympathy: condolences@mcinnisandholloway.com Subject Heading: Elsie Bloxham. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road, S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Elsie Bloxham, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, 'Fish Creek Chapel', 14441 Bannister Road, S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, telephone: (403) 256-9575.

BRANDER: On February 11th, 2003 Allan Brander passed away in the Kelowna General Hospital after a brave battle with leukemia. Survived by his loving family, wife Millie, sons: Allan of Vancouver and James of Kelowna, brother and sister in law Ken and Sophie Wilcox of Lone Butte, B.C. sister Barbara (Marcel) of Kamloops, many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews. Our family would like to thank Dr. Bernard Lewke who cared for Allan with skill, patience, and compassion during his long illness. Our thanks also to the community health nurses. To Maggie and all the wonderful nurses at Ambulatory care, Allan loved you all, the palliative response team, the volunteer drivers from the Cancer Clinic and the lab techs at KGH. A very special thank you to the LPN Brent on 4B KGH for your compassion and skill. Your kindness meant a lot to us. We thank with all our hearts our beautiful neighbors, friends, and coworkers at Joseph Benjamin Residence, Still Waters Private Hospital and Sunpointe Village. We have no words to thank all the friends and relatives that offered and were tested as bone marrow donors, we ask God to Bless you everyday. It was better knowing that you were all just quietly there. Cremation and family interment at Fort Steele, B.C. at a later date. A Memorial to Celebrate the sweetness and dignity of this dear man will be held on Thursday, February 20th, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers donations to the volunteer drivers program at the Cancer Clinic of the Southern Interior would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com
You were so brave and fought so hard
against a cruel and terrible enemy.
Rest now my Love.

DODGE, HAROLD GEORGE - It is with sadness that the family announces the passing of Harold. He was predeceased by his wife Edna. Harold leaves to mourn his step-daughter Helen (Reg) McGiffin; step-son Hugh (Blanche) Andrews and many nieces, nephews and grandchildren. He was also predeceased by his son Robert, stepsons Victor and Vern and step-daughter Evelyn Hatch. Harold was 14 years old when he came to Canada from England. He was taken in by a family in Miami, Manitoba, and later he worked at various jobs in Winnipeg. Following a three and a half year stint in the Canadian Army during World War II, Harold and Edna managed to save enough money to buy a homestead in Anola, Manitoba. The Dodges moved to California in 1967 and then moved to Winfield in 1977 where they retired. Funeral Services will be held from the Winfield Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 11370 Bottom Wood Lake Road on Friday, February 14th, 2003 at 1:30 PM. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends who so wish may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com

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