HARPER, Gordon C.

Gordon C. Harper of Kelowna passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 07, 2010. Gordon was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan and moved to Vancouver, BC in 1942. He was a member of the Canadian Army and served till the end of the World War II. At the end of the war he returned to Vancouver where he met his wife Bonnie from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. In Vancouver they raised their three children. Gordon retired in 1983 and moved to Mayne Island, BC where he resided for seventeen years. During retirement Gordon and Bonnie travelled extensively across Canada, United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, the birthplace of Bonnie’s mother. Gordon is survived by his wife Bonnie of Kelowna, Darrell (Janice) of Vancouver, David (Lena) of Edmonton and Randy (Sharon) of Kelowna and grandchildren Zachary, Joshua, Megan and Brent. Gordon was predeceased by his father Edward Sr. Harper, mother Florence Harper and six step brothers and sisters Iren, Viola, Mildred, Edward Jr., Burton and Alva. A private celebration of his life will be held in Kelowna with his wife and family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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