GORDON JOHN INGLEHART

INGLEHART, GORDON JOHN

Gordon John Inglehart passed away peacefully in Kelowna

General PHospital surrounded by his family on December 15th, 2015. Gordon was born in Stoughton, SK on November 26th, 1926 and at the age of 3 years moved to Vancouver with his family. He worked at several jobs before joining the Armed Forces in the last year of WWII. He again joined the Military in 1951 and was stationed in Victoria where he met Nina and they married in Vancouver in 1953. Gordon went to Korea in 1954 with the peacekeeping forces then returned to Canada where they lived on several different bases before retiring in 1977 and moving to West Kelowna. In Kelowna he worked for Orchard Park Mall and then Sears for 13 years, retiring in 1981. In 1981 he was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and for many years helped out at the Kelowna Diabetes office and for several years was the President. Gordon is survived by his loving wife Nina, two daughters Debbie (Horace) and Judy; 4 grandchildren Tracy, Tiffany (Don), Amanda (Brad) and Brandon and also 7 great-grandchildren Dawson, Ashlee, Caylah, Alyssa, Eithan, Aaliyah and Kaylie, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Gordon was predeceased by his grandparents, mother, father, step mother and five brothers & sisters Lois, Dorothy, Cecil, Ken and Rita. A Celebration of Gordon’s Life will be held from the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers,memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation in Memory of Gordon. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com

Arrangement entrusted with First Memorial

Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC 250-762-2299


Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.