Frank Coulton Monkhouse

Frank  Coulton Monkhouse


Passed away on September

22, 2013, after a long illness

at Cottonwoods, his home for

the last five years. Frank was

born in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan on December 1, 1913. He

attended high school and

teachers college in Moose

Jaw. For 37 years he had a

teaching career at institutions

ranging from a one-room Prairie schoolhouse to the University

of Toronto Medical School.

In addition to teaching he was a research scientist at the Charles Best Institute and a University administrator. After retiring to Kelowna in 1974 he actively pursued a variety

of interests, he was, among others, a keen gardener, a woodworker, curler and golfer. His last years were spent quietly among his orchids, tropical fish and books. He is

survived and is sorely missed by Doris, his wife of 74 years; sons Bryan (Patti) and Alan (Deborah) as well as five

grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 27th at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna internment to follow at Lakeview Memorial


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