Obituaries

October 8, 1948 – November 29, 2021 at the age of 73 years
June 1, 1943 – November 27, 2021 at the age of 78 years
at the age of 95 years: “Our Mom, Grammie, and Aunty Girly”  October 29 to November 27, 2021    Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep.  I am a thousand winds that blow,  I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sunlight ripened grain, I am the gentle Autumn’s rain. When you awaken in the early morning hush, I am the swift uplifting rush,

November 26, 2021

Kendall, Arvid Earl

September 16, 1930 – November 26, 2021 at the age of 91 years After 91 years sharing his intelligence, wit and charm with us, Arvid Earl Kendall passed away in Salmon Arm BC on November 26, 2021. Arvid was born in Toronto ON on September 16, 1930.  After two years in the US Army he put his intelligence to work for 14 years with CBC Television in various capacities, followed by six years at UBC
January 6, 1942 – November 25, 2021 at the age of 79 years: Maurine MacPherson beloved wife of Donald MacPherson, of Salmon Arm passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021 after a courageous battle with dementia at the age of 79 years. Maurine had a passion for family and friends and many different sports, including tennis and golf.  She was very supportive of her family and all their athletic endeavours.  Maurine looked forward to socializing
December 5, 1929 – November 21, 2021 at the age of 91 years

November 18, 2021

Grier, Leigh Diana

October 19, 1948 – November 18, 2021 at the age of 73 years
September 26, 1944 – November 17, 2021 at the age of 77 years
June 19, 1943 – November 16, 2021 at the age of 78 years It is with broken hearts we announce the sudden passing of “Mom”, “Grandma”, “Framma” on November 16, 2021, at home in Salmon Arm, surrounded by family. Born in Vancouver, BC, she later moved to Vernon, Canoe, Sicamous and Salmon Arm. She was a hard worker, had many friends and valued family above all else. She is survived by son James (April) of
August 24, 1946 – November 14, 2021 at the age of 75 years
June 10, 1941 – November 13, 2021 at the age of 80 years Patricia Ann Davies of Salmon Arm passed away on the morning of 13 November 2021, in the gentle care of hospital staff at Shuswap Lake General Hospital.  She was 80 years old. She was always fiercely committed to her goals, a crusader of human rights, a wizard at woodworking, a fan of Arthurian stories, a lover of all animals small and furry,

November 12, 2021

Rehill, Olive Agnes

March 13, 1927 – November 12, 2021 at the age of 94 years: A memorial gathering will be held in the common room of Sunridge Estates at a later date. Ollie went to her rest November 12, 2021 at Hillside Village where she had resided for the past three years.  Her care was wonderful and the staff were devoted and kind.  They have earned a million Golden Stars in Heaven; God Bless you all! Ollie
September 11, 1936 – November 12, 2021 at the age of 85 years
June 1, 1962 – November 10, 2021 at the age of 59 years
February 14, 1938 – November 9, 2021 at the age of 83 years: Funeral services will be held t St. John’s Anglican Church, in Salmon Arm, Nov. 27 at 1:30pm.  Chris Lein had an appreciation for bright colours, so dress code is:  Festive Attire.  The family welcomes donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, as an expression of sympathy, instead of flowers. Covid protocol – Masks and social distancing. Christine Elizabeth Lein RN & Midwife, has
October 24, 1926 – November 9, 2021 at the age of 95 years It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fred Yamamoto. Fred was born in Port Haney (now Maple Ridge), BC to parents Isamu & Tsunako Yamamoto.  He leaves behind his daughter Kathryn (Peter), son Barry (Kathy), daughter Carol (Bill) and daughter-in-law Kathleen, 7 grandchildren and their spouses and 6 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his parents Tsunako and
October 8, 1926 – November 6, 2021 at the age of 95 years:        Daniel John MacQuarrie Husband.  Dad.  Grandpa.  Uncle.     My Dad was many things to many people. And I know that each of you hold many special memories of your time with him. Memories of family celebrations, gatherings with friends, birthdays, anniversaries, City Council. Dan married Edna  Agatha Hartfelder on August the 9th 1950 . He was a corrosion
December 30, 1949 – November 4, 2021 at the age of 71 years
July 17, 1931 – November 4, 2021 at the age of 90 years
August 7, 1951 – November 3, 2021 at the age of 70 years Marlane (Marlene) Martha Clifford passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna, BC on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021, at the age of 70 years. Marlane was born in Quesnel, BC on August 7th, 1951, and had been a resident of Salmon Arm, BC since the mid 80’s. She worked for 20+ years as an Educational Aide
July 18, 1932 – October 30, 2021 at the age of 89 years George Duncan age 89 passed away peacefully October 30th at his home in Sunnybrae with his daughter and sister by his side. Born July 18th 1932 in Prince George, BC. His early life was full of many adventures but his biggest adventure started when he met his wife Gladys and they began a beautiful family together. He was a devoted, caring and

October 28, 2021

Armstrong, Claude

January 11, 1934 – October 28, 2021 at the age of 87 years
September 19, 1925 – October 28, 2021 at the age of 96 years

October 27, 2021

Dyke, Markreta

June 25, 1934 – October 27, 2021 at the age of 87 years Markreta Dyke (nee Merk) passed away in Salmon Arm on October 27, 2021. She spent many years living in various cities in BC., Germany and Alberta. Upon retiring in Salmon Arm, she helped construct a home on the lake in Seymour Arm where she spent most of her spring, summer and fall months for many years.  She was born on June 25,

October 27, 2021

Reid, John Duncan

April 29, 1947 – October 27, 2021 at the age of 74 years
May 16, 1948 – October 25, 2021 at the age of 73 years
March 24, 1953 – October 24, 2021 at the age of 68 years
May 17, 1942 – October 20, 2021 at the age of 79 years
June 27, 1940 – October 17, 2021 at the age of 81 years
November 8, 1933 – October 16, 2021 at the age of 88 years Funeral service October 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Shuswap Community Church, 3151 6 Avenue NE, Salmon Arm, BC On October 16th Inez went home to be with her Lord and Saviour. Born in Trochu, Alberta, she began her life as Inez Margareda Eslinger. Inez married Harry Stripling in Calgary in 1953 and in 1959 they moved to Salmon Arm and owned
December 5, 1947 – October 15, 2021 at the age of 73 years

October 15, 2021

Petruschak, Walter

July 21, 1935 – October 15, 2021 at the age of 86 years Born July 21, 1935 (Foam Lake, SK) Passed away October 15, 2021 (Salmon Arm, BC)                                                                                               
November 30, 1941 – October 15, 2021 at the age of 79 years
October 31, 1951 – October 14, 2021 at the age of 69 years
August 27, 1940 – October 13, 2021 at the age of 81 years George Duncan Cheyne of Salmon Arm, British Columbia died at the age of 81. He was born during “The London Blitz” in Middlesex County, England to George and Edith Cheyne.  George attended Lab and X Ray technician training and got his first job in Morris, Manitoba when he met his future wife Judy.  George and Judy were married on June 13, 1964
September 21, 1924 – October 12, 2021 at the age of 97 years
December 7, 1953 – October 8, 2021 at the age of 67 years It is with great sadness our family announces the passing of Dale Curtis Thorson on October 8th, 2021 at the age of 67. Dale was born in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan on December 7th, 1953.  He had a huge heart of gold and lived life to the fullest….  His greatest treasure was his family especially his grand children.  He had a need for

October 7, 2021

Parr, Russell John

October 6, 1930 – October 7, 2021 at the age of 91 years
July 22, 1959 – October 4, 2021 at the age of 62 years It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Cindy Lee Bertrand, on the morning of October 4, 2021 in Tappen BC, at the age of 62. Cindy was born in Kamloops BC to Norman and Florence Wendell in the summer of 1959. Cindy began her dream career of dispatching with the Lacombe Police department, later moving
December 8, 1931 – October 4, 2021 at the age of 89 years
July 5, 1945 – October 2, 2021 at the age of 76 years

October 2, 2021

Berna, Maria

September 8, 1922 – October 2, 2021 at the age of 99 years
August 3, 1936 – October 1, 2021 at the age of 85 years
November 25, 1935 – September 29, 2021 at the age of 85 years
March 7, 1948 – September 26, 2021 at the age of 73 years: Morley “Wayne” McGill, 73, passed away suddenly on September 26, 2021 at his home in Salmon Arm, BC. Wayne was born on March 7, 1948 to Joan and Morley McGill in Winnipeg. After graduating from high school in Carman, Manitoba in 1966, he went on to study Civil Engineering at MIT. After graduation, Wayne landed his first job with Manitoba Hydro, kicking

September 24, 2021

Stephens, Warden Frank

April 22, 1938 – September 24, 2021 at the age of 83 years
January 19, 1953 – September 26, 2021 at the age of 68 years

September 24, 2021

Schlitt, Paul Samuel

October 18, 1922 – September 24, 2021 at the age of 98 years Celebration of Life:  Friday, October 1, 2021, 1:00 p.m.    Gardom Lake Bible Camp, 651 Glenmary Road, Enderby, BC On the afternoon of September 24th, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. our Dad, Paul Samuel Schlitt, slipped quietly into the presence of his “Wonderful LORD and Heavenly Father”, that is how his prayers always started for as long as we can remember.  He was
December 14, 1952 – September 23, 2021 at the age of 68 years
April 23, 1928 – September 20, 2021 at the age of 93 years

September 19, 2021

Bugala, Frank Daniel

July 18, 1941 – September 19, 2021 at the age of 80 years
December 20, 1944 – September 18, 2021 at the age of 76 years
May 22, 1931 – September 14, 2021 at the age of 90 years
November 12, 1939 – September 13, 2021 at the age of 81 years
June 13, 1954 – September 12, 2021 at the age of 67 years: It is with great sadness we announce that Gary A. Gerlinsky (Salmon Arm, BC), passed away on September 12, 2021, at the age of 67.  Gary is survived by his wife Rose, son Ajay (Caylee), daughter Joy (Ross), 3 grandaughters and a grandson. Gary was born in Thunder Bay Ontario,and is predeceased by his parents Mabel and Arnold. He was loved by
August 2, 1923 – September 12, 2021 at the age of 98 years:   It is with profound sadness that the family of Helga Burdeniuk announces her passing at Hillside Village in Salmon Arm, BC on September 12, 2021.  Helga was predeceased by her husband John in 2009, and by her 15 siblings, 4 who died in infancy.  Helga is survived by her three sons Ernest (Cathy), Eugene (Robyn) & Dwayne (Liz),7 grandchildren & 7
August 17, 1972 – September 6, 2021 at the age of 49 years

September 5, 2021

Oshanek, Sophie

July 7, 1929 – September 5, 2021 at the age of 92 years Sophie Oshanek (nee Blahut) passed away peacefully September 5, 2021, in Vernon, BC. Sophie was predeceased by her parents, Peter, Pelagia, and stepmother Nettie, her sister Kay (Bill), brothers Nick (Pearl), Bill (Doris), Peter (Anne), Fred (Jean), Alex (Marge), Harry (Kay), Ed (Gladys), Frank (Jean) and her granddaughter Betty-Lou. She is survived by her children: David, Dennis (companion Kim), Sandra (Harry), Cheryl,

September 1, 2021

Larkam, Larry Charles

August 17, 1932 – September 1, 2021 at the age of 89 years Larry Charles Larkam passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on September 1, 2021.  Larry was born at the Calgary General Hospital on August 17, 1932.  Larry is survived by his two sons, Randy (Catharine) and Brian (Michelle), both of Calgary, his six grandchildren, Elisha, Mackenzie, Austyn, Taylor, Jessica and Sheila, as well as four great grandchildren, Avery, Rowan, Mason and
March 27, 1944 – August 29, 2021 at the age of 77 years A celebration of life will be held at the Sunnybrae Senior’s Hall on September 18, 2021, 2pm. Maddie was born in England, raised in Windsor, ON and moved to Tappen, BC in 1994. She was predeceased by her parents Mary and Lyle Story and son Michael Anger.  She is survived by her husband Dave Welch, daughter Jodie St. Antoine, sons Mark Anger,
July 12, 1923 – August 29, 2021 at the age of 98 years
May 2, 1952 – August 29, 2021 at the age of 69 years
December 19, 1932 – August 28, 2021 at the age of 88 years Hazel Norine Burden (neé Loewen) passed away August 28, 2021 at the age of 88. Predeceased by husband James (Jim) in 2015 and daughter Carol in 2014, Norine will be missed by son Dan (Catherine) and grandchildren Alexander and Liz. Born in Hepburn, SK, and raised in Aldergrove, BC, Norine taught elementary school for over 35 years, in Clinton, Prince George, Langley
March 5, 1934 – August 27, 2021 at the age of 87 years Dieter was born in Leipzig, Germany and was raised in an orphanage until his father and stepmother adopted him when he was 3 years old. He grew up in Dinglesdorf on the Bodensee, but the romance of cowboy novels and the dire conditions of post war Germany lead him on a journey to Canada. He eventually ended up in Edmonton and worked
July 7, 1932 – August 26, 2021 at the age of 89 years With profound sadness the Pelle family announces the passing of Frank on August 26, 2021, at the age of 89. Frank was an amazing husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be forever missed by his wife Peggy of 40 years, 4 children:  Linda (Lyle), James, Frankie and David, stepchildren: Norman, Pat (Sheila), Dennis (Barb), Ken (Corinne), Penny Lee (Jay), 11
A celebration of June’s life will be held Saturday, September 18th, 2021, at 2:00 pm at Fischer’s Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, and as well as in her hometown of London, Ontario at a date and time to be determined. It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of June Junko LeClair, nee Wakabayashi, on the evening of August 25th, 2021, at the age of 70.  June fought a courageous battle with cancer over

August 25, 2021

Dufresne, Marlene

November 17, 1955 – August 25, 2021 at the age of 65 years
March 11, 1931 – August 24, 2021 at the age of 90 years
June 1, 1932 – August 23, 2021 at the age of 89 years Share memories and condolences of Lloyd through the Facebook page link:              (20+) Lloyd Martin Nelson | Facebook  
August 5, 1931 – August 22, 2021 at the age of 90 years In Loving Memory ~ (1931-2021) It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our loving Grandma on August 22, 2021. She was predeceased by her loving husband Gordon and her two children, Garry and Linda, and son-in-law, Les. Grandma and Grandpa spent most of their years together in the Shuswap area of beautiful British Columbia. Golfing, fishing, boating, playing cards
March 12, 1949 – August 21, 2021 at the age of 72 years
November 19, 1963 – August 21, 2021 at the age of 57 years
December 30, 1949 – August 20, 2021 at the age of 71 years
February 20, 1936 – August 19, 2021 at the age of 85 years
January 2, 1965 – August 19, 2021 at the age of 56 years Kent Martin Thomas Schneider was born in Calgary AB to Kenneth & Sharon Schneider. Kent left behind two wonderful children, Breanne Westerhausen Schneider & Daniel Grimes. He is also survived by his mother, Sharon Schneider and his younger siblings, Mark (wife Linda) Schneider and Tami (husband Neal) Calkins and his many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his Girlfriend Anika Moore
May 23, 1934 – August 17, 2021 at the age of 87 years It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hannelore de Dood. She was born in Cologne, Germany in 1934 and passed peacefully with her family by her side on August 17, 2021. She described her life as difficult but interesting and said she overcame many challenges. She is survived by her daughter Heike, grandchildren Dave (Abby), Cheryl (Fred) and Darcy (Trissteen) and five great children.  The Celebration of Life has
August 15, 1929 – August 17, 2021 at the age of 92 years
March 8, 1945 – August 13, 2021 at the age of 76 years ~ Heaven Gained a Beautiful Angel ~ It is with Heavy Hearts we announce the passing of our Beloved Mother, Wife, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, Grammy, Great-Grandma and Cherished Friend. Mom passed away peacefully on the morning of August 13th, 2021 at the age of 76 at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm, BC. Mom had Metastatic Breast Cancer, along with

August 12, 2021

Heppner, Henry

July 2, 1933 – August 12, 2021 at the age of 88 years It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henry Heppner.  Henry is survived by his loving wife Phoebe (Sissons) and six children: Susan (Rick), Leonard (Lydia), Delmer, Linda (Colin), Brad (Crystal), and Phoebe (Steve).  He’s also survived by 16 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Henry was born July 2, 1933, to John and Frieda Heppner

August 12, 2021

Stier, Julie Anne

March 5, 1955 – August 12, 2021 at the age of 66 years: Julie passed peacefully at home on August 12, 2021 in Salmon Arm, B.C., with husband Stephen, daughter Leigha, and sister Leanne by her side. Julie was born in 1955 in Revelstoke, BC, the second of four children born to Norbert and Phyllis Stier. Early life in the country set the stage for a lifelong love of nature. Her keen sense of adventure
February 27, 1943 – August 11, 2021 at the age of 78 years
May 23, 1940 – August 11, 2021 at the age of 81 years: Bob passed away peacefully in the Piccadilly Care home, his residence for the past 3 years. He is survived by his wife Roberta (Scotty), sons Rob (Kris), Dave (Geri), Kevin (Lana), stepdaughter Tami, stepson Lon (Yvette) and grandchildren Jessica, Ryan, Curtis, Jenelle, Dylan and Brenna as well as his siblings Phyllis, John, Jim and Rick.    Bob was born in Welland, Ontario
January 9, 1939 – August 8, 2021 at the age of 82 years
October 23, 1933 – August 8, 2021 at the age of 87 years
December 1, 1931 – August 7, 2021 at the age of 89 years: Helen Birrell Boast (nee Cunningham) December 1st, 1931 to August 7, 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mama, at the age of 89 after a short but extremely courageous battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth in 2005. Helen will be remembered as a kind, loyal, brave, loving and beautiful person. She
May 25, 1929 – August 6, 2021 at the age of 92 years
February 6, 1935 – August 3, 2021 at the age of 86 years: In loving memory of Thelma Orlean Paul who passed August 3, 2021 at age 86. She joins her husband of 47 years Arnold Paul. Thelma leaves her children Greg, Charlene, Don and Fred as well as Arnolds children Lynn, Phil, Rick, Sharline, Linda, Lorie and their families. Thelma had ten siblings that she was also very close to. She loved Curling and
June 15, 1940 – August 2, 2021 at the age of 81 years
September 6, 1960 – August 2, 2021 at the age of 60 years
July 4, 1925 – August 1, 2021 at the age of 96 years: Memorial service: 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 9th, at Broadview Church, 350 30th St NE, Salmon Arm, BC. Mark 6:31 Jesus says : “Come unto me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest” Helen passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on  August 1st, 2021. Age 96 years. She is survived by her husband
December 16, 1940 – July 31, 2021 at the age of 80 years It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fred Enno Rolf on July 31, 2021 at the age of 80 in Vernon, BC.  Fred was born in Osnabruck, Germany on December 16, 1940. He is survived by his wife, Win Malner Rolf; his children, Annemarie Dillon (Mike), Bridget Rolf, Christopher Rolf, Denise Dober (Ray), Wesley Rolf (Maeghan), and Stephanie
March 17, 1935 – July 30, 2021 at the age of 86 years Frank was born March 17, 1935 in London, ON and left us on July 30, 2021. He is survived by his wife Katie(nee Uren), daughter Bev(Doug) Lillooet, BC, son Jeff(Susan) Phoenix, AZ, brother John of Innisfil, ON,  grandchildren Chris(Melissa)-Lillooet, BC, Devon-Lillooet BC, Jenna-AZ, Jessica-AZ, great grandchildren:  Hunter, Harper and Annalise(Annie)-Lillooet, BC, nephews:  Mike(Kelly), Richard(Jill) and Jim, niece Carrie(Ted) and their families in
June 20, 1951 – July 26, 2021 at the age of 70 years
May 8, 1933 – July 25, 2021 at the age of 88 years Mom was born on May 8, 1933 in Waskateneau, Alberta, a sister for her older brother Cecil. After the tragic loss of their mother Ella, Mom and her siblings which now included baby sister Lynne went to live with various family members on both sides but it was with Auntie Viv and Uncle Wally Trenholm she remembered most fondly. Blue eyes, blond
December 6, 1957 – July 23, 2021 at the age of 63 years A Celebration of Charlotte’s Life will be held at the family home 1105 Grayston Rd in the Deep Creek Valley, Saturday August 14 at 11 am. Please bring your best Charlotte story to share. Lunch and drink will be served. Charlotte was born in Marville, France to Agnes and Norm Cleaver during her dad’s first overseas Canadian Armed Force posting in Belgium.
April 5, 1935 – July 22, 2021 at the age of 86 years With heavy hearts we share the passing of Joeanna Ganet Hazel Goodwin on July 22, 2021.    She is survived by her husband Ted, her children Greg (Beth), Christine (Stuart) and Jan (Sue); her grandchildren Jessica, Evan, and Sydney; her great-grandchildren Desirey, Freya, and Isla; her sister-in-law Gwenn (Frank), Donna, Neila and Perla; and all her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and
August 8, 1934 – July 20, 2021 at the age of 86 years
Decenber 24, 1951 – July 20, 2021 at the age of 69 years
June 20, 1939 – July 20, 2021 at the age of 82 years The Timmis family sadly announces that Lance passed away peacefully in the Salmon Arm Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. He and his contagious sense of humour will be missed. He is survived by his daughters; Tracy Woolford and Kelly Underwood, and his niece & nephews; Amanda, Miles and Jason Timmis. No service to be held.
October 15, 1933 – July 19, 2021 at the age of 87 years
Call Now Button