Tina Phyllis Marshall


On Saturday, June 8, 2013,

long time Kelowna resident Tina Phyllis (Kay) Marshall passed away peacefully at the age of 89 in Lake Country.  Kay was born in Poland on September 1, 1923 to John and Nadia Jasechko and was one of five children: Len (predeceased), Nina, Eleana and Ole (predeceased).The family emigrated to Saskatchewan where she became a teacher. She joined the Canadian Forces during WW2 and served

 in Vancouver before joining her family who had moved to Kelowna after the war.  Kay met her husband Rex Marshall at a skating party at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club in January 1949 and they married in May, 1950. A family of

six children followed: Garfield / (Monika – pre-deceased), Maxine (Terry), Ivor (predeceased)/(Barb), Corinne, Lori /

( Kelly ), and Lance / (Michelle ).  Kay and Rex owned fruit farms in the Kelowna, Winfield, Oyama, and Vernon areas until Rex passed away in 1985. After Rex’s passing, the farms were sold and Kay enjoyed a life in Kelowna with her family and friends, and especially with her grandchildren.  Surviving Kay are her two sisters Nina and Eleana, and

children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild: Garfield,

Maxine (daughter Amber), Corinne (son Iain), Lori (son Lee) and Lance (daughter Andrea and son Scott) and Ivor’s sons Christopher, Benjamin and Ryan, and great-granddaughter Presley.  Kay was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and wife and she is missed by all. The family wish to thank Dr. Carver and Dr. Penney and all of the wonderful staff at Lake Country Lodge for the excellent care over the years.

  A Memorial Service for Kay will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020

Springfield Road, Kelowna.  Donations in Kay’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551

Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. 

Condolences may be sent to the family by

visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com,


Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.