B.A. (Bunnie) Whillis WHILLIS (nee Gierl)

Died peacefully on January 13, 2009.  Born in Leroy Saskatchewan in 1923 Bunnie moved to Grand Forkswith her parents and brother and sisters in 1932 and came to Kelowna in 1942, after finishing high school.  Bunnie married Jim Whillis in 1945 and they were happily married until Jim predeceased Bunnie in 2002.  Bunnie is survived by her son John resident in the Isle of Man, her 2 sisters, sisters’ in law and numerous nieces and nephews. Her smile and gentle good nature will be missed by all her family and friends. A short service in her memory will be held at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC on Tuesday, January 20th at 10:00 am, followed by refreshments.  As Bunnie was a long standing member of the Ladies Hospital Auxiliary, donations to that worthy cause in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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