Kenneth Larry Gulenchyn

Kenneth Larry Gulenchyn


Kenneth (Ken) Larry Gulenchyn passed away peacefully with family and friends by his side on November 5, 2011 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 61. Ken was born July 18, 1950 in Winnipeg Manitoba. He is survived by his wife Susan, his sons Thomas and Colin, daughter-in-law Sara, his mother Mary of Vernon BC, his sister Linda Shea (Gordon) of Kamloops BC, his brother Rick

(Sandra) of Surrey BC and his

brother Randy (Nicole) of Kelowna BC. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Marci Basarab, his sister-in-law Karen Mellor (Don) of Kelowna BC and brother-in-law Ron

Basarab of Winnipeg MB and many nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by his father Walter Gulenchyn and

father-in-law William Basarab. Ken was raised in Winnipeg where he met his loving wife Susan. They were married on March 3, 1973 and moved to Kelowna in 1975. Ken loved life and couldn’t wait for the next adventure. His enthusiasm was unparalleled and contagious. He had a rare gift and for those who knew him, their lives were enriched

immeasurably by his sense of humour, compassion, integrity and strength of character.  He will be sadly missed.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday,

November 12, 2011 at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna BC. Donations in Ken’s memory may be made to The Bridge Youth & Family Services at

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