October 21, 1947 – July 8, 2009

 It is with sadness that we announce the sudden

passing of Christine Grad, beloved wife, cherished daughter, loving mother, caring grandmother. She will be fondly remembered by her family: husband Gary Grad; mother Mary VanCalsteren; sister Anita VanCalsteren; daughter Kimberley (Rob) Ikebuchi; son Kevin (Erin) Paul; and grandsons: Reilly, Rohan, Sebastian and Meryckx. Predeceased by her father Augustinius VanCalsteren.

“The heart hath its own memory, like the mind. And in it are enshrined the precious keepsakes, into which is wrought the giver’s loving thought.” – H.W. Longfellow


A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 13th at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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