Samuel Lorne Janzen

Samuel Lorne Janzen


(July 22, 1927 – July 7, 2012). 

With sadness the family of Sam Janzen announces his passing.  He was born in Mennon,

Saskatchewan and in October 1943, his family moved to

Matsqui, BC.  He was married to his loving wife Rosa (Hauff) on March 23, 1951. Sam’s teaching career began at Fish Creek

Logging Camp 1950. He taught

in Quesnel and Joe Rich and by 1954 was the principal of South Kelowna Elementary.  Over his

33 years of teaching, he was the principal of Mission Creek, East Kelowna and Casorso

Road Schools.  After his retirement in 1983 Sam and Rosa

enjoyed traveling abroad.  Sam remained a very active member of the community and was known for his many hours of volunteer work with Seniors.  He will be missed

by his wife, Rosa; son, Brian Janzen of Kelowna; daughter, Bonnie (Wayne) Razlaff of Blaine Lake, SK; son, Barry (Debbie) Janzen of Castlegar; five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.  Visitation will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Everden Rust Funeral Services, 1910 Windsor Road.  A Celebration Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday July 13, 2012 at Willow Park Church, 439 Highway 33, Kelowna.  In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider donations to Mountainview Village.

Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440. 

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