Ernie went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the age of 82 years. Survived by his wife Hanna; daughter Hilde (Kirk) Spowage of Delta, BC; two sons: Harry (Darlene) Karpinsky of Kelowna, and John (Andrea) Karpinsky of Kelowna; five grandchildren: Jonathon and Nathan Spowage; Cory, Kevin, and Allison Karpinsky; two brothers: Fred and Helmut of Kelowna; and many more loved ones. A Funeral Service will be held at Springfield Funeral Home on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons, c/o 593 Spruceview Place South, Kelowna, BC V1V 1S8.

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