Walter (Walt) King

Walter (Walt) King


March 25, 1922 – January 1, 2012


Beloved husband of Joyce Hilda King of Kelowna, BC passed away on January 1, 2012 at the age of 89 years. 


Walt was born March 25, 1922

in Moose Jaw, SK, where he

grew up and was educated until enlisting with the Canadian

Forces in 1939.  He served

with distinction until the

end of WWII.


During his time in England he met his wife Joyce and

married in 1941.  After WWII Walt, Joyce and their two

children Terry and Bonnie lived in Moose Jaw until 1947 when they returned to England.  Walt owned a successful electrical business until his retirement.  Walt and Joyce

retired to Kelowna in 1984.


Besides his loving wife of 70 years, he is survived by his

two daughters Bonnie (Keith) and Tina (Bun); seven

grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three sisters

Bertha (Robbie), Rose (Les), Elaine and one brother

Norman (Darlene). 


Walt was predeceased by his son Terry (Sue), his parents Harold and Dorothea, brother Harold (Anne) and sisters

May (Gene), Irene (George) and Toby (Walter). 


A celebration of Walt’s life will be held on Saturday,

January 7th at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home,

2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  In lieu of flowers,

memorial donations may be made to Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue,

Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3.


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