Alice Olga NYCHKA

NYCHKA, Alice Olga

Passed away peacefully at Sutherland Hills Rest Home Monday, January 10, 2011. Born December 14, 1935 in Winnipeg. She is survived by her husband Don, four children Perry, Mickey, Carol and Susan (Mark) Kilmury, five grandchildren: Jamie (Michael) Mauro, Hanan, Don, Sam and Michael and one great grandchild Haven; also two sisters Liz (Terry) Holub, Fran (Bob) Peacock. Alice was predeceased by her parents Bill and Anne Masnyk. After regular schooling she trained in the secretarial field in which she worked throughout her life. After her marriage to Don in 1955 she lived in many communities throughout Manitoba and eventually moved to the North where she and Don operated a Drive-In Theatre for 20 years. After retiring in 1995, she was able to spend winters at their home in Yuma, Arizona and summer in Kelowna, BC. Alice had a great knack for doing all kinds of craft work including knitting and crocheting. All her family have mementos of her handiwork. Alice’s family would like to extend gratitude for the extraordinary and loving care provided by Sutherland Hills Rest Home. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC with Mr. Claire Jantzen officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC, 865 Bernard Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 6P6 or a charity of your choice. Final resting place will be at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kelowna. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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