Kenneth David Barr

Ken was born on June 19, 1930 in Tugaske, SK.  He passed away February 4, 2018 in Kelowna, BC

 In his early years Ken worked on the Trans Canada Highway near Regina.  He then went on to earn his Power Engineer Ticket, retiring from SAIT in 1990.  Ken and Marg moved to Sorrento, BC and then later to Kelowna to enjoy retirement close to Marg’s family.  Ken was involved in the AA program for the past 57 years.  He took great joy in helping others through the 12 steps.   Ken loved being active: in later years he walked many miles, rode his bike on the narrow streets of Kelowna and joined friends on his motorcycle.  

Ken was predeceased by Marg, his loving wife of 34 years, in 2016 and his infant son Malcolm in 1949.  He is survived by his son Tom (Denise) from Calgary, daughter Wendy from Newfoundland; two step children Sue (Dave) from Kelowna and John (Lisa) from Okotoks; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 1 pm. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of choice.  The family would like to thank the kind staff at Hospice House and Mountain View Facility in Kelowna for their compassionate care.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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