KING, WALTER (WALT)
March 25, 1922 – January 1, 2012
Beloved husband of Joyce Hilda King of Kelowna, BC passed away on January 1, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
Walt was born March 25, 1922
in Moose Jaw, SK, where he
grew up and was educated until enlisting with the Canadian
Forces in 1939. He served
with distinction until the
end of WWII.
During his time in England he met his wife Joyce and
married in 1941. After WWII Walt, Joyce and their two
children Terry and Bonnie lived in Moose Jaw until 1947 when they returned to England. Walt owned a successful electrical business until his retirement. Walt and Joyce
retired to Kelowna in 1984.
Besides his loving wife of 70 years, he is survived by his
two daughters Bonnie (Keith) and Tina (Bun); seven
grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three sisters
Bertha (Robbie), Rose (Les), Elaine and one brother
Walt was predeceased by his son Terry (Sue), his parents Harold and Dorothea, brother Harold (Anne) and sisters
May (Gene), Irene (George) and Toby (Walter).
A celebration of Walt’s life will be held on Saturday,
January 7th at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home,
2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue,
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3.
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