Peacefully after a courageous struggle on November 12, 2008 at the age of 83 with his family by his side, Arden was called to be with the Lord.  Survived by his loving wife Beulah, nine children, Rick, Sharon (Terry), Gary (Carolyn), Marilyn (Stuart), Dale (Dorothy), Bill (Linda), Debbie (Rob), Cynthia (Glen), Dianne (Irv), 21 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, five surviving siblings; Bob (Sheila), Walter, Dave (Maxine), Brian (Eleanor) and Phyliss (Harold).  Arden was born and raised in Winnipeg,MB.  He served four years in the R.C.A.F. Maritimes until 1946.  Arden and Beulah shared 63 years of marriage raising their nine children in Winnipeg, MB until 1990 when they retired to Kelowna, BC. Arden made his career of 27 years as a Sales Manager for Coca Cola, Wpg, MB.  Arden’s joys in life were his family and many hobbies such as cooking, gardening and the many family “pets”.  The family would like to acknowledge and thank Dr. Mark Clark for his dedicated personal care and support over the last 18 years.  Also special thanks to the staff of Kelowna General Hospital and Interior Home Care and our many friends for their love and support.  A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, 696 Glenmore Road, Kelowna, BC., with 2nd Councilor Evan Lamb officiating.  Refreshments to be served.  Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Missionaries.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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