Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Friday, November 19, 2010 at the age of 85. Survived by his loving wife, Magda, of 61 years, daughter Astrid (Allan) Kleinfelder, son Frank (Dawn) Kaminski, grandchildren Amber (Cameron) McQueen, Angie Kleinfelder, Zackery Kuzmar and Kurt Kaminski Jr., all of Kelowna. Born in Germany in 1924, Kurt and Magda immigrated to Canada in 1952 arriving in Kelowna in 1964 where he started K. Kaminski Construction. Kurt was a deservedly proud residential and commercial builder and developer throughout his many years in Kelowna. Flying was a passion that rivaled his love of building. He built and flew his beloved RV 4 airplane until he was 80 years old. A long time Rotary member and a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and uncle. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Hospice Association: 202 – 1456 St. Paul St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.