10 March 1920 – 24 March 2010
Two weeks after celebrating his 90th birthday, Doug passed peacefully from this life on March 24, 2010.
Born in Zealandia, Saskatchewan on March 10, 1920 he is survived by his wife of over 64 years, Gwen; sister Evelyn Steele of Gabriola Island, BC; daughter Nancy Henderson of Bellingham, WA; daughter Colleen (Ray) Keith, presently of Kelowna, BC; grandchildren Jason and Kathy Guilbault, and Benjamin, Jonathan and Audrey Henderson; and great-grandson Astin Henderson.
Since moving to the Kelowna area following retirement 25 years ago, Doug was very actively involved with the Winfield OAPO, the Winfield Senior Centre, the residents’ carpentry shop at Bristol Gardens, and the Imperial Oil Annuitants. His craftsman-quality carpentry projects continue to be used and enjoyed by his family and by many at both the Senior Centre and Bristol Gardens.
Memorial Services were held at the Winfield Senior Centre, Winfield, BC on March 27, 2010 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be in Calgary, Alberta at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2.
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