RUNOLFSON, PALL SIGURBJORN
It is with sadness we
announce the death of Pall
Sigurbjorn Runolfson on
Thursday, February 6, 2014
after a short battle with cancer.
He died peacefully at Hospice
House with family by his side.
Pall was born to Sigurbjorn
and Marie Runolfson at Lundar, Manitoba on June 18, 1923.
He was predeceased by his
parents; brothers Barney, Alex, Steve and sister Josie.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Verna, son Paul, daughter Paula Newbury; grandsons Daniel and Jeff
Newbury; great-grandsons Gabriel, Logan and Seth
Newbury all of Kelowna; nieces Barbara Hintz of Victoria and MaryAnne Rutledge of Winnipeg; nephews Leslie and Jim Runolfson of Lundar, Manitoba. Pall’s life was an
adventure, lived fully. It included traveling on ice roads in northern Manitoba for commercial fishing, working for
CNT in Whitehorse, Yukon and many years on the Alaska Highway and visiting Hawaii, China and Mexico.
Special thanks to Dr. Koss the many nurses at KGH
and Hospice who took wonderful care
of Pall during his last few days. Special thank you to the friends and family who have and continue to provide their love and support during this difficult time. In keeping with Pall’s wishes cremation has taken place.
A family celebration of Pall’s life will be held later.
Donations in memory of Pall may be made to
the charity of your choice. Condolences may be
sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com
and searching his name under stories.
Arrangements entrusted with
First Memorial Funeral Services,