HANS Gregor BALKENHOL

entered into eternal rest on December 25th, 2008, He passed away at his residence in Kelowna surrounded by his family. Hans was born in Wuppertal Elberfeld Germany on July 15, 1936. He came to Canada in 1957 and began his trade as an architectural millworker. He is survived by his loving wife Beverley, his 3 sons Greg, Kurt and Jeff, his sister-in-law Marilyn Weiler, daughters-in-law Trudy and Cheryl, 6 grandchildren: Tyler, Lisa, Tamara, Brennen, Madison and Tanner, and a brother and sister in Germany. His son Greg will continue on with the family business in Kelowna. There will be no service at the familys request and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Childrens Miracle network or Canuck Place. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com