It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Father, Grandfather, brother and friend; Edmond (Ed) Joseph Buchner. Ed was born August 6,1926 in Macklin Saskatchewan and passed away peacefully in Kelowna on January 23, 2015 at the age of 88. Predeceased by loving wife Theresa in 1996, son Gerald in 1967,granddaughter Tiffany in 2008; his parents, and many brothers and sisters. Ed is lovingly remembered by his sister: Dorothy Greer (nee Buchner) children: Janice (Jim), Sharon (Michael), Deborah (Robert), Darlene (Vern), Donald (Kelly), grandchildren; Rose, Kyle, Rylee, Shayne, Brent and Devon, great grandchildren, London, Indhica and Rowan. Ed loved to play sports and he freely shared his laughter, his inviting smile and striking blue eyes. Much of his life was spent volunteering selflessly for the Knights of Columbus and wherever he could be of service. He has gone to be with our Lord and is no longer in pain. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. Thanks to all the lovely people at the Dorchester for their friendship and care, and the wonderful caring staff at KGH.Visitation for the comfort of family and friends will be held within Valleyview Funeral Home Friday January 30, 2015 from 7~9 PM, 165 Valleyview Road Rutland. A Mass will be celebrated on Saturday January 31, 2015 at 1:00 PM at St. Theresa’s Catholic Parish 750 Rutland Road N. with Father Cerlouie Jiminez officiating. After internment at St. Theresa’s Cemetery a reception will follow at St. Theresa’s Hall.In lieu of flowers donations in Ed’s memory may be directed to KGH Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2.

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