Ken passed away peacefully on May 24, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. He had celebrated his 80th birthday with friends and family just last fall.
Though Ken lived in Barriere the past 1 ½ years, he lived in Darfield, B.C., the majority of his life. There from birth, to growing up, to raising his own children, and not moving from there until he lost his wife Claire in 2015. He worked on the farm and logging, as well as a short time as a school bus driver through his working years. His favorite pastimes included fishing, hunting, and chatting/reminiscing with friends and family.
Ken left behind his children Debbi (Dennis) Boylan of Victoria, B.C., Danny Hill of Edmonton, AB, Lynn (Claudio) Tulliani of Merritt, B.C., Lorelei (David) Demarell of Castlegar, B.C., Art Rosen of Edmonton, AB, Leonard (Alanna) Rosen of Merritt, B.C., Heather (Jeff) Paulson of Burns Lake, B.C.; his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his siblings Ted (Ruth) Rosen, Sharon (Richard) Holland, Keith (Patricia) Rosen, Gordon (Mona) English, and many nieces and nephews; as well as his many friends.
He was predeceased by his wife Claire, stepson Phillip, grandson Kenneth, parents Arthur and Mary, brother Walt, and sister Sonja.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Cancer Society.
A memorial tea to share and reminisce will be held Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Darfield Community Hall, on Highway 5, approximately 18 km north of Barriere, B.C.
Arrangements entrusted to: Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services, 250-554-2324.
Condolences may be expressed to the family from: www.myalternatives.ca