Rhynolds, William Bartley Thursday, 04 Sep 2003
March 21, 1953 - Sept. 4, 2003
On Thurs., Sept. 4th, Bill was called home to be with his precious Lord and Saviour. Always remembered and cherished by his wife, Valerie; children Heather Mullin (Brian), Cathy Doerksen (Len), Liam and Vanessa; sister Debbie Dickie (Dale) and family; brother Rick Rhynolds (Donna); step-mother Marg Rhynolds; step-sister Carol Buis (Dan) and family; step-brother Steven Makey and family; other family members: Mom and Dad McKinnon, Don and Virginia Street and family, David and Liz Wallace and family, Glen and Dolores McKinnon and family, Neil and Darcie McKinnon and family, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and awesome friends. Service to be held at Cariboo Christian Life Fellowship, 4930 Telqua Drive, 108 Mile Ranch, Sept. 11, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Services officiated by Pastor Rick Barker. Fellowship tea back at the church following interment in 100 Mile Cemetery. No flowers by request. A Memorial Trust Fund is being set up in memory of Bill. Contact Cariboo Christian Life Fellowship at 791-5532.
McGuire, John Hugh (Jack) Sunday, 31 Aug 2003
Born in Barrhead (Paddle River) Alberta, July 9, 1918. Passed away peacefully, Aug. 31, 2003 in hospital after a brief illness. Survived by his loving wife Florence (Flo), daughter Carol Garvin (Bob), 3 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, brothers Raymond and Harry and their families. Cremation. Service to be announced in the future.
Palm, Ken Thursday, 04 Dec 2003
On Dec. 4, 2003, Ken Palm, a longtime resident of Kamloops and formerly of 100 Mile House, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, at the age of 80 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Lori; his six children, Margaret (Philip) of Campbell River, Robert of Vancouver, Kenny (Shirley) of Vancouver, Gerry (Terri) of Seattle, Judy (Ernie) of Kamloops and Sheryl Palm (John) of Vancouver. Also left with treasured memories are 6 grandchildren; Bev, David, Robbie, James, Misty and Melissa and 3 great grand children; James, Chelsea and Maya. Predeceased by the mother of his children, Frances, in 1989, his brother Roland, nephew Larry and grandson Jimmy. Ken was born in Saskatchewan on April 16, 1923. He served his country overseas during the Second World War. After he returned from overseas, Ken and his family moved to British Columbia and worked in the logging and construction industries. He was a charter member of the 100 Mile House Legion. Ken enjoyed travelling and spending time on the lakes fishing after his retirement. At Ken’s request, there will be no formal ceremony. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations made to the Marjorie Snowden Hospice House, 543 Battle Street, Kamloops, B.C. V2C 2M1. Kamloops Funeral Home - (250) 554-2577.
Hansen, Gorden R. Thursday, 04 Dec 2003
Born in Vancouver, B.C., passed away peacefully at age 77 on Thurs., Dec. 4, 2003 in 100 Mile House, B.C. He will be lovingly remembered by and dearly missed by his wife, Margaret; brother Norm (Helen) and numerous family members and friends. He would want everyone to remember the good times. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at 100 Mile House and District General Hospital for all their TLC. A Memorial Service will be held on Sat., Dec. 13 at 12:30 at the Valley View Funeral Home Chapel 14644 - 72nd Ave., Surrey, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to a charity of your choice.
Gable, Jacqueline Marilis Wednesday, 03 Dec 2003
Nov. 10, 1954 - Dec. 3, 2003
Born in Vancouver to Frank and Lily Gable, Jackie was a “special person” who took up life’s challenges with great spirit and determination. She has gone on to be with her parents and grandparents, leaving behind to remember her fondly brother Ray “Bing” England (Carol); niece Carmen; nephew Raymond and their families; many aunts, uncles and cousins and her special caregiver, Terry.
Cardin (nee Beddington), Marion Friday, 28 Nov 2003
Dec. 25, 1919 - Nov. 28, 2003
Marion was born in Enderby and met Victor Cardin in 1938 at a box lunch social. On May 31, 1941 they were married. Marion and Vic had two children: Anita and Ian. They moved to the Cariboo in 1948. Vic was in a partnership that established the first portable saw mill at Lac la Hache. Marion was an active member of the United Church throughout her life in the Cariboo. Some of Marion’s many accomplishments were knitting, crocheting, embroidery, cross stitch, sewing and painting. She sold and demonstrated liquid embroidering in the 60’s and was honoured for sales selling and demonstrating Avon. Marion is survived by her daughter Anita Cardin (Griffiths), four grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; son Victor Ian Cardin and wife Janis, two step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren who Ian is papa to. Marion is predeceased by her mother and father, a brother and sister. A Memorial Service was held Dec. 2, 2003 at 100 Mile United Church, officiated by Rev. Hilde J. Seal.
Erickson, Katherine Alma (Kay) Saturday, 22 Nov 2003
Katherine (Kay) Alma Erickson, 85, born July 25th, 1918 in Trail B.C., the 5th of 9 children, died on Sat., Nov. 22 of heart failure after a long and interesting life. Predeceased by her husband, Barney in August 1988. Survived by her son Rick, daughter Elaine, grandchildren Lennea and Silas, and great-grandson Cohen. Kay spent the last 7 years living part of the year with her son Rick, in Vancouver and the other part of the year at her Sheridan Lake cottage. Last summer she spent in the Cariboo, at Sheridan Lake, living alone and still cooking on a wood stove. She was always an independent, determined women who did things her own way. She was a member of Kits House and liked to play bingo, cards, and go to Casinos. She also liked to drink rum with her family and friends. We would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the nurses and doctors at VGH Cardiac Care Unit who were so kind and attentive to our mother on Saturday the 22nd. And also many thanks to Dr. Mandy Karim, who always went out of her way to give Kay the best care available. Services were held Fri., Nov. 28, at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home Internment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke foundation would be appreciated.
Swope, Barbara Ann Friday, 21 Nov 2003
Barb died suddenly Nov. 21, 2003 in 100 Mile House, B.C. at age 65. She is survived and greatly missed by her loving family: husband Gerry; daughter Pam, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; son Randy (Cheryl), Hope, B.C.; daughter Patty (Roland), Sardis, B.C.; son Reg, Peachland, B.C.; her grandchildren Carla Swope, Collin Swope, Megan Girard and Travis Girard. She is also survived by her mother Lois Helzer of Arvada, Colorado; her sisters Jean and Betty, Arvada; and her brother Doug (Diana) and nephew Joe of Bend, Oregon. Barb was a member of the Deka Lake Ladies Auxiliary, the Deka Lake Ratepayers Association, and had just become a member of Highway 24 Interlakes Lions Club. She enjoyed helping with community projects. She has been a tremendous help to her husband, Gerry as an interpreter for the past several years since he has become very hard of hearing. A celebration of Barb’s life will be held at the Deka Lake Fire Hall at 3:00 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 28, 2003. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. and Yukon Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.