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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Creston - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 11

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Pelletier, Doris

Doris was born on September 8, 1927 in Cranbrook, BC. She also received her education in Cranbrook, as well as being a member of the award winning Cranbrook Girls Bugle Band.

Doris married Henry Pelletier in October of 1957 and shorty after being married the couple moved to Creston, BC. Here Doris worked as a secretary/book keeper at the Provincial Department of Agriculture until her retirement.

After retirement, Doris became a member of the Ladyís Bowling League for many years. She also worked with the Anglican Church Auxiliary. Doris enjoyed being outside in her garden and loved to go walking for exercise and for her health.

Doris was predeceased by her husband Henry; sister Edna Dundass and brothers Doug and Les.

She will be lovingly remembered by her current partner of many years, Ernie Ivany; daughter Sharla; son Duane; grandchildren Janine, Steve and Jenny, and two great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service was held on Saturday October 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Christ Church Anglican with Rev. Robin Celiz officiating. Interment followed the service at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Erickson, BC.

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Charity of the Donorís choice.


Passed Away October 20, 2011
Age 86 years, Residence Creston, BC

Funeral Services
Holy Cross Catholic Church
Father Gabriel celebrant

Friday Oct. 28, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass
Saturday Oct. 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

Forest Lawn Cemetery, Erickson, BC
Royal Canadian Legion Veteran Tribute

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the
Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund
P. O. Box 135, Creston, BC, V0B 1G0


Passed away November 14th, 2011
Age 91 years - Residence Creston

Saturday November 19th, 2011
At 2:00 pm
G.F. Oliver Funeral Chapel
Lorraine Doeleman celebrant

Royal Canadian Legion Veteran Tribute


Friends wishing to make a memorial tribute in Rodís name, may do so to the
Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC
4-1551 Southerland Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9


Passed Away November 13, 2011
Age 54 years, Residence Creston

A Memorial Funeral Service
to be held at a later date


Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the
BC Liver Foundation
828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2

James Hugh ( Jim ) McDonald, a resident of Wynndel, BC passed unexpectedly in the Cranbrook Hospital on November 9th, 2011 at the age of 67 years.

Jim was born to Oline and Bill McDonald on September 20th, 1944 in Creston, where Jim received his formal education. He continued his education at trades schools in Kelowna and Vancouver gaining his papers as a journeyman carpenter. Jim married Vicki Johnson in Reno, Nevada on October 10th, 1971 and the couple made Wynndel their home, where they celebrated their 40th anniversary. Jim changed his skills as a carpenter to truck driving, first owning a logging truck until buying a local lowbed trucking business, which he operated from 1976 until his retirement in September 2009.

Jim was an active member of Creston Paws. He enjoyed rebuilding cars, attending car shows, boating and water skiing, snowmobiling and atv riding. Jim loved the valley and especially Kootenay Lake and the surrounding mountains.

He was predeceased by this parents Oline ( Uri ) and Bill McDonald. Jim will be dearly missed by his loving wife Vicki, daughter Robbi McDonald ( Scott Langevin) and son Jamie McDonald, sisters Crystal of Penticton, Ronelle of Penticton and Norma of Nuevo, CA and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Private Family Memorial Service to be held in the spring. Cremation has taken place.

Friends wishing to make a memorial tribute in Jimís name, may do so to the PAWS 2805 Lower Wynndel Rd., Creston, BC V0B 1G8

Bella Darychuck (nee Stinka) passed away on November 12, 2011 in Creston, BC at the age of 81 years. Bella was born on June 21, 1930 on the family farm in Saskatchewan to parents Helen and Harry Stinka.

Bella married Nick Darychuk in Canora, SK on the 15th of October, 1950. Shortly after, in 1952 they moved to Canex in Salmo, BC with their daughter Elaine. They lived in the Canex Mine Townsite until the spring of 1964 then they moved to the town of Salmo where they had a 4 acre hobby farm until 1990. They then moved to Creston for a few years before returning back to Yorkton, SK in 1998. After this, they moved to Cranbrook where Nick passed away in 2001 and ever since then Bella had been a resident of Creston, living in the lovely Birch Meadows.

Bella worked with the Ladies Auxiliary in Salmo, BC for many years. Recently she was a part of the Creston United Church where she helped out with many functions. She was also a part of TAPS in Creston and enjoyed the regular outings and making many new friends.

Bella was predeceased by her husband Nick on July 14th, 2001; her daughter Elaine on February 22, 1972; sisters Doris (in infantry) and Cathy and brothers Nick, Mike and Billie.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children Myles (Cheryl) Darychuk, Delores, Donna (Steve) Magaw, Sherry Jane (Ben) Chretien; grandchildren Nicole, Stephanie, Marissa, Matthew, Tyler and Boden; sisters Iris and Virginnia and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral services was held Thursday November 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the G. F. Oliver Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randy Wood officiating.

Interment followed at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Erickson, BC.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the BC Cancer Foundation Ė 601 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L3.

Windels, Charles

CHARLES JOHN WINDELS was born December 16th, 1932 in Canwood, S.K. and passed away November 4th, 2011 in Creston, B.C.

Charles is survived by his wife, Katrina (nee Elias), sons Ronald (Lillian), Jerry (Jeannie) and Joseph; brothers Clarence (Emma); Clifford (May); sisters Janet and Lisa; eight grandchildren; also numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Charles was predeceased by his parents Herman and Anna Windels.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 26th at 2:00 p.m. at the Creston Seventh-day Adventist Church in Creston, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ADRA Canada, 713 Cavell Street, Creston, B.C. VOB 1 G4

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