Weleschuk, Joyce Arlene

Weleschuk, Joyce Arlene

December 12, 1942 – January 6, 2022
at the age of 79 years     

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022, 2 pm., Salmon Arm Elk’s Hall, 3690 30 Street NE, Salmon Arm, BC

Joyce Arlene Weleschuk, 79, of Salmon Arm, BC, passed away on January 6, 2022.

Joyce was born in Camrose, AB on December 12, 1942.  She married Eugene Weleschuk on May 22, 1965 in Salmon Arm, BC. She was involved in Beta Sigma Phi for 42 years. She was very crafty and enjoyed doing arts and crafts.  She loved to camp and fish but didn’t catch very many.  She also loved to ATV and belonged to the Revelstoke ATV club for about 10 years.  She enjoyed travelling, knitting, Brazilian embroidery and crocheting. Her greatest accomplishments in life were being married and raising her family.  Joyce wanted to be remembered for all the happy times she spent camping and travelling.

Joyce was predeceased by her parents, Lloyd and Laurie Peterson, 3 brothers, Frank, Joe, and Jamie.

Joyce is survived by her husband Eugene, children Raymond (Tami), Edward (Tina), Melody (Stephan), and Arthur (April), 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, sisters Lil (Doug) Dunsmore, Sharlene (Ken) Boychuk, Jean (Al) Hogabaum and brothers Doug (Wendy) Peterson, Andy Peterson and Phil Peterson

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The family of Joyce wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all her family and friends.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date. 

Rice, Patrick John

Rice, Patrick John

December 18, 1979 – March 23, 2022
at the age of 42 years:

      Patrick passed away March 23, 2022, at Nazko, BC at the age of 42 years.  He was born December 18, 1979, in Salmon Arm, BC where he was raised. 
Patrick leaves to mourn; his wife Ronnie, two children Kaine and Acadia, parents Pat and Laura, brother Wade (Sarah), sister Tracy (Ryan), nephew Trentyn and niece Rayla and mother-in-law Debbie (Lewie). Patrick loved his family!
Fishing and hunting were a couple of Patrick’s passions.  He was also a good artist and loved to make things; all while developing the family farm in Nasko.  He was always proud of his work. 
Patrick will be deeply missed.
A special thank you to Kari Lentz, Nancy Moore, and Lisa Butler for their support and care.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Olson, Bryan Marvyn

Olson, Bryan Marvyn

August 24, 1980 – March 20, 2022
at the age of 41 years: 

       It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of our beautiful son Bryan in Kelowna BC.

Bryan is survived by his mother Annamaria Collopy (Rob), sisters Amy and Emily Olson, stepmother Patti, stepbrother Bryan Collopy, uncles Vince (Tammy), Pat (Sue), David (Barb), Dale, aunts Yvonne (Jim), Kathy and Cheryl (Brad).

Bryan was predeceased by his father Marvin Olson (2020), grandparents Vincent and Alice Fischer, Bill and Ella Olson, uncles Gerry, Leslie and Richard.

Bryan lived most of his life in the Okanagan and loved spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, playing baseball or just hanging out with friends and his dogs.

He never hesitated to offer help when someone was in need. His smile and laugh were truly contagious and he will be remembered by his many friends as a kind, compassionate and generous soul that will be truly missed.

A celebration of life will be held on May 21, 2022 from 12:00 – 3:00 at the Rutland Centennial Hall – 215 Shepherd Road Kelowna, BC.

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