KLASSEN, IRIS MARILYN EARLA (NEE KINCAID) Following a courageous battle with pulmonary heart disease, and complications from COPD, Iris went home to be with her Lord on August 7, 2015. She was born in Dodsland, Saskatchewan on September 15, 1939. Iris grew up and took her schooling in Saskatoon, SK. Iris worked as a care aid in a nursing home, and then after marrying her husband Ernie Klassen, she worked alongside him in running their transportation business. She was married to Ernie for 52 years before his passing.
She is predeceased by her parents Earl and Alena Kincaid, her husband Ernie Klassen, daughter Colleen Klassen, and her brother Tony Kincaid. She is survived by, her brother Jack (Mary) Kincaid of Castro Valley, California, son Robert (Elaine) Klassen of West Kelowna, and their two children Matthew and Paulina Klassen of Edmonton. Iris enjoyed, attending church and bible study, travelling, horseback riding, playing fast pitch, playing cards, bowling, being with friends and family and caring for not just her own pets but all animals in general. A celebration of life for Iris will be held on Saturday, August 15, at 2:00 pm at Sun Pointe Village, 700 Rutland Road North, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the MS Society and/ or your local SPCA.
The family would like to thank the staff at both Sun Pointe Village and Brookhaven Care Center for the excellent care and compassion provided to our mother/aunt/grandmother Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.