Joseph (Josef) MARKIC

Joseph (Josef) died June 13, 2008 at the age of 78. Born in

Baiti, Yugoslavia on February 10th, 1930, coming to Canada in 1950 to work for Abitibi in Thunder Bay, ON. He then worked for the Board of Education from 1966 until he retired in 1990 moving to Kelowna, BC and then to Peachland. Joe is predeceased by his first wife Alice (Holmes). He leaves behind his sons Brian (Kathy) of Thunder Bay, ON, Rick (Sandy) of Richmond Hill, ON, Kevin of Merritt, BC and new sons David of Edmonton, AB, and Kevin of Regina, SK, his wonderful grandchildren and great grandchildren and his sister Maria (Karel Perger) and Louisa Servi both of Kelowna, BC, his best friend and wife Linda Reeve Markic and all that knew him family and friends. Special thanks to all the staff of the Kelowna Cancer Clinic including the wonderful nurses and Dr. Sanjay Rao and our family doctor Dr. Howard

Davidson for the wonderful and compassionate care they gave to both Joe and me. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. A gift in living memory of Joe will be made to Hospice Care by Springfield Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com