STRAND, RALPH ELMO
Ralph Elmo Strand, age 93,
of Kelowna BC, passed away gently on December 23, 2011. Ralph was born to the late
Nils and Anna Strand,
January 20, 1918 in the Alpine District of Manitoba, the third
of six children. He was
predeceased by his wife,
Madeleine (Allard) in 1984,
son Ralph in 1969, son David in 1974 and sons-in-law, Ron Sclater (1979) and Mikko Sibakow (2009). He was also
predeceased by his brothers Leonard, Arnold, Glen and
sisters Irma and Irene. He is survived by four daughters, Marlene Boback (Ernie) of Kelowna BC, Phyllis Willox (Bill) of Brandon MB, Bernice Sibakow of The Pas MB and Vera Clark of Kelowna BC. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Michael Boback (Corrine), Robert Boback (Tammy), Susan Stewart (Dave), Michelle Boback Toufexis (Elias), Angie
Willox, Sarah Stewart, Bryan Willox, Mikael Sibakow (Brandy), Lindsay Sibakov, and seven great grandchildren, Makayla Boback, Ethan Boback, Bailey Sibakow, Samuel Stewart, Lincoln Boback, Madeleine Boback, and Isabella Toufexis. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday,
December 30, 2011 at Springfield Funeral Home Chapel, Kelowna BC. To accommodate family and friends in
The Pas, Manitoba, a service will take place Tuesday,
January 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Hemauer Funeral Home.
Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, The Pas, Manitoba.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Canadian Lung Association.
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