Henry Heske passed away in Kelowna, B.C.  to rest in the arms of our Lord and Savior on May 13, 2014 at the age

of 89. Henry was born on March 23, 1925 in Poland. 

His family moved to Canada and settled on a farm near New Serepta, Alberta.  He lived and worked on the farm

until he became a saw filer.  He worked as a saw filer

at various sawmills across Alberta and B.C. He eventually sold the farm and moved to Hinton, where he lived and worked for 10 years.  He retired in 1982 and moved to

Kelowna, B.C. where he enjoyed his retirement for a

further 32 years.  He met and married Verna Stevens in 1991.  During his retirement he enjoyed travelling to

various places such as Mexico, Brazil, and Arizona. He

also enjoyed his garden and fruit trees.  He was an active member of Ridgeview Church, and will be remembered

for his kind and quiet nature.  He loved his family and was always ready to play cards and games with his children

and grandchildren.   He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.  Henry is survived by his loving wife Verna,

his children: Robert (Vicky), Terry (Melanie) of Hinton, AB, Richard (Dawna) of Wildwood, AB, Kevin (Susan) of

Kitimat, B.C., Cindy Osborne of Hazelton, B.C., 

Stepchildren: Ralph, Randy, Darryl, & Dale Stevens,

all of B.C.,  Donna Stevens and Jewel Belsham, also of B.C.,  Jim and Sharon Tallman of Edmonton, AB.,

 Brother: Art Heske of Beaumont, AB.,  Sister:

Meta McFarlane of Kelowna, numerous grandchildren

and great grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Ridgeview

Evangelical Missionary Church, 1097 Hollywood Road,

Kelowna B.C.  at 2:00pm  Saturday May 17th 2014. 

As an expression of sympathy you may make donations

to a charity of your choice in Henry’s name


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