September 3, 1925 – January 29, 2019
With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Wendy Keiko Obayashi, age 93, on January 29, 2019, with her family by her side.
Wendy is predeceased by her husband Kon, parents Kishi and Fukuzo Ooka and sister Cathy Kumamoto. She is survived by her children, Candace (Alf) Rasmussen, Wayne (Audrey) Obayashi, Joni (Rob) Stevens, Blaine ( Corrina) Obayashi, grandchildren Dylan (Alecia), Ross (Owen) , Scott (Aino ), Jason (Lacy), Jessica (family), Theresa (family) great grandchildren Dominic, Kimi, Amelia, sister in-law Sue Yoshida, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Born in Vancouver on Sept. 3rd, 1925 and in the year 1942 her family was interned to Rosebery, B.C. where she met Kon. They married in 1948 and resided in Nakusp. Wendy was an active member in the community, being a Kinette, business woman, joining the Seniors’ Club, Red Hats and volunteering in her retirement years.
The family would like to thank the Hospice Society, A.L. Hospital, Nakusp Pharmacy and the overwhelming support from family and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Goranson for his years of compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Nakusp Hospice Society. Wendy’s Celebration Of Life will be held on May 18th, 2019, 1 pm at the Legion Hall.