July 22, 1930 – January 2, 2013
Ivan passed away peacefully at the age of 82 with Helen,
his loving wife of 48 years at his side as well as many
family members. Ivan was born in Minto, New Brunswick
to Charles and Mary Higgins. Predeceased by parents, three brothers and one sister. Survived by wife, Helen;
children, Bob (Kathy) Christenson of Oromocto, NB,
Brian (Debbie) Christenson of Fredricton, New Brunswick, Carolyn (Darrel) Madore of Minto, New Brunswick, Rick Christenson of Westbank, British Columbia, Charles Higgins of Westbank, British Columbia and Rhonda (Archie) Taylor of Westbank, British Columbia; twelve grandchildren and
fifteen great grandchildren. Ivan was a Korean War Vet and worked for New Brunswick Coal before moving his
wife and children to Westbank, British Columbia in
1970 to work for Brenda Mines in Peachland.
He enjoyed fishing, camping and roadtrips with his family.
He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his
family, friends and brothers and sisters in Christ.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2pm on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Guisachan Fellowship Baptist Church, 2210 Stillingfleet Road, Kelowna, B.C.
In lieu of flowers,donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the charity of your choice, would be appreciated.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses
at ICU in Kelowna General Hospital.
Arrangements in care of
Everden Rust Funeral Services