Feb 14, 1926 – Dec 19, 2017
Long-time resident of East Kelowna Larry Neid passed away on December 19, 2017 at Kelowna General Hospital, he was 91.
Larry was born in Beausejour, MB, February 14th, 1926 and moved to East Kelowna at an early age. He attended East Kelowna Elementary and Kelowna High School; he served with the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II. After the war Larry continued to work in Kelowna and married Dede Dickie in 1950.
Shortly after their marriage – due to the death of Larry’s oldest brother (Ed) and sister-in-law (Anne) – Larry and Dede fostered his nephews Allan and Michael.
Larry was predeceased by his wife of 56 years Dede, daughter Lori and 12 siblings two of which died at a very young age.
Larry is survived by Allan and Michael, numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends.
A service and Celebration of Life will be in mid spring.
An announcement will be made closer to the date.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
Springfield Funeral Home