Herbert Edward (Herbie) SIMPSON

SIMPSON, Herbert Edward (Herbie) Went to be with his Creator on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the age of 79. He is survived by his loving wife Joan; four daughters: Roberta Simpson-Alec (Fred) of Pavillion, BC, Maureen Ziprick (Curtis) of Winfield, Leona Simpson (Sylvestor Arana) of Winfield, Karen Simpson of Winfield; nine grandchildren: Roman, Francine, Tara, Zachary, Christopher, Steve, Glen, Dillon and Alicia; five great grandchildren: James-Dean, Tristen, Katy, new baby boy and Savannah; his brother Charlie Simpson (Martha) of Winfield; nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents George and Clarine Simpson, brothers Clarence and Ernest; three sisters: Susan, Isabele and Mary. Herbie was a Band Councillor for the Okanagan Indian Band in Vernon. He was involved in the logging and sawmill industries. He also loved to hunt and fish. Prayers will be recited on Thursday, March 3rd at 7:30 pm at 9260 Jim Bailey Road, Winfield, BC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 4th at 11:30 am at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 North Rutland Road, Kelowna, BC with interment to follow in St. Theresa’s Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Winfield Community Hall, Bottom of Wood Lake Road, Winfield, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.