Mr. Kenneth Gordon Pender died suddenly at Shelter Bay, B.C. on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at the age of 64 years.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Nakusp Auditorium on Saturday, March 3rd at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lower Arrow Lakes Conservation Association, P.O. Box 97, Edgewood, B.C. V0G 1J0 or to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #203, Edgewood, B.C., V0G 1J0 in memory of Ken.
Ken was born in Nakusp, B.C. on January 22, 1948 and lived most of his life in the Nakusp area. He loved his work and was well respected as an equipment operator. Ken loved socializing and befriended all he met. He enjoyed being in the outdoors and especially loved his time hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed camping and boating and was very fond of mushroom picking.
Ken was predeceased by his father Johnny in 1999. He is survived by his wife, Vivian of Nakusp; three daughters: Pauline Pender of Calgary, Nancy (Jeremy) Bone of Nakusp and Vickie (Mike) Dickson of Salmon Arm; ten grandchildren: Chris, Caitlyn, Oliver, Brooklyn, Charlene, Sydney, Dawson, Molly, Wyatt and Carter; mother, Margaret Pender of Nakusp; mother-in-law, Jean Williamson of Armstrong; one sister, Sharon (Bob) Baker of Edgewood; sister-in-law Barb (Jack) Bauer of Armstrong; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of good friends.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Ken’s obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.