It is with great sadness and

broken hearts the Heichert family is announcing the passing of their son and brother, Steven Ronald Heichert. Steven was born

January 3, 1992 in the city of

Mission, British Columbia. He passed away peacefully at home, in Kelowna, surrounded by family on June 20, 2014 at the age of 22. Steven was diagnosed with cancer shortly after graduation in 2010, and fought a courageous 4 year battle. Through all the challenges Steven remained strong and continued

without complaint, he kept his spirits high. Steven always made the day to day lives of those close to him as easy as possible. Steven is survived by his loving family: parents Marilyn and Brian Heichert; sisters Kristyn(Mirza) and

Kelsey of Kelowna; Grandparents Jim and Elsie McRae of Kelowna, and Ron and Eleanor Heichert of West Kelowna; Uncles and Aunts: Dave Heichert of Peachland, Wayne (Cindy) McRae of Calgary, Brenda McRae of Kelowna, Heather (Rob) Hewitt of Stewiacke, NS, Glenn McRae of Calgary, and Brian McRae of Kelowna; and Cousins: Curtis, Tiffany, Ashley, Carter and Robert McRae of Calgary, and Sheldon Hewitt of Halifax NS. A Celebration of Steven’s Life will be held at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020

Springfield Rd, Kelowna on Saturday June 28th, 2014, at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers Steven has requested

donations to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Rd,

V1W 4M7.

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