Born April 11, 1927 in Beltinci, Slovenia and passed away on January 31, 2015 at the age of 87. Survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Margaret; daughters Margaret Slade (Jim), Eileen Bate (Garry); grandchildren: James, Matthew (Laura) Slade and Samantha Bate all of Calgary and cousin, Julia Sagadin.  Anton immigrated from Slovenia to Edmonton with

his wife Margaret in 1951. Anton worked at the Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre in Edmonton before moving to Radium Hot Springs to run a motel for many years.  Anton and Margaret moved to Kelowna in 1977.  Anton was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be remembered always for his commitment to family, his positive outlook on life, kind

nature, jovial laugh, deep singing voice and strong work ethic.  Anton treasured the time he spent with his many friends.  A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday,

February 4th at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home,

2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC,

with Father Pat Monette officiating.


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