Lawrence Gustav SWANSON

SWANSON, LAWRENCE GUSTAV Lawrence passed away peacefully at Okanagan Hospice House on March 6, 2015 at the age of 92. He was predeceased by his wife, Vera, and his parents: Gustav and Gertrude Swanson; two brothers; a sister; three half-brothers and a half-sister. He is survived by three children: Ellen (Stuart) Mould, Ron (Elinor) Swanson, and Gloria (Garry) Shiosaki. He had eight grandchildren: Deanne, Roni, and Laura Mould, Leif and Nikki Swanson, Brian Smith, Kayla and Carly Shiosaki as well as seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Lawrence was born December 16, 1922 in Elk Point, Alberta, and moved to the Okanagan with his family in 1956. He worked for several employers, including Chapman Van Lines and Motorways Transport, from which he retired in 1988. A celebration of life will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC on April 4th, 2015 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lawrence’s name to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association, #104-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E6. To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit our website: Arrangements in care of First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC. 250-762-2299

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