Jacob (“Jake”) Runzer passed away at the age of 93 on
July 30, 2016. He was born in Killaly, Saskatchewan on
May 24, 1923 and moved to Kelowna 81 years ago.
Jake was a mail carrier in Kelowna for many years, and also subsequently ran a successful flyer delivery service. Jake was an avid golfer and bowler, as well as playing and coaching for the Rutland Rover softball team in his earlier years. He also loved to dance!
Jake was well known for his wonderful sense of humor, warmth and optimistic outlook in life.
Jake is survived by his sisters Agnes Sherritt (Murray), Elizabeth Klamut (John), Eva Gerein (Jack), and Frieda Perrot (Gerry), as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceasing Jake is his sister Anne Siegmann (Bill), brothers Joe Runzer, Andy Runzer (Vera), Willie Runzer, Rudy Runzer (Mary), and the love of his life, Gladys Chapman.
He will be fondly remembered and missed by his family and friends.
There is no service by request.