Born, David Cornelius

BORN, DAVID WJanuary 6, 1935 – October 26, 2013
at the age of 78 years

Celebration of life:  Sunday, November 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m., Fischer’s Funeral Services

It is with heart felt sadness that the family of David C. Born announces his passing on October 26, 2013 in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm BC.

David is Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Shirley and their five children: Guy (Peg) Ian (Judy), Kevin, Paula (Rob), Tanya and their eight grandchildren: Kristina, Jason, Alyssa, Molly, Craig, Jordan, Cindy (Matt), James and one great grandchild: Alexandria.

David was born in Manitoba and moved to BC at the age of twenty where he worked in the airline and travel industry, and where he became a gentleman farmer.  David & Shirley built their retirement home in Sorrento in 1999 where they enjoyed hobby farming, gardening etc.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the many friends & family who have supported them through this difficult time.

Thank you to the many caring & compassionate Healthcare Workers at Shuswap Lakes General Hospital, Kelowna General Hospital & Bastion Place.

Special thanks to Dr. Marc Lourens & Dr. Richard Currie for their care & concern.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, The MS Society or the charity of your choice.


  1. We became part of the Hagen’s Travel Family in 1j984 and had the pleasure of
    working as a team member with Dave over the years. Don has many great
    memories of attending conferences and taking educational cruises with Dave.
    We both enjoyed Dave and Shirley’s company at the Hagen’s and Travel Industry
    Socal Functions. Dave was a great guy… will be missed.
    Don & Edie Swaile

  2. It was an honor to have Dave as my Father in-law. I will miss him greatly.

  3. Dear Shirley and Family, I was saddened to hear of Dave’s passing. Working for Dave at Hagen’s Travel always holds the warmest memories for me. My sincere condolences to you all.
    Ann Waggett & Family

  4. Our sincere condolences to Shirley and the Family. We will forever remember Dave and his contagious smile and sense of humour. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Mary, Maria and Lynne

  5. So sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. I have very found memories working for Dave at Hagen’s Travel. My thoughts and prayers go out to you Shirley and your family during this difficult time. All our love Kim Funk and Family.

  6. With God’s grace Uncle David’s pain has been relieved and he is rototilling a heavenly garden. Uncle David will be remembered for his warm, friendly & inviting personality, very strong hugs, and affection for humorous and insightful dialogue. On behalf of Susan, Brandon, Brittany and I, we extend our sincerest condolences to you and your family.

  7. So sorry to hear of Uncle David’s passing. On behalf of myself and my family, my mother, Esther Born, and sisters Naomi and Rebecca, I wish to express my condolences to you, Aunt Shirley and your family. He was a dear uncle with a great sense of humour and will be missed.

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