ALEX A. KONKIN

Alex A. Konkin

September 15, 1924 – April 24, 2015

Alex passed away peacefully at Hardy View Lodge in the presence of family members. He was born in Kelvington, Saskatchewan moving to Grand Forks at the age of 8. He enjoyed most of his adult life in the Boundary area contributing to the community through his ownership and operation of the Grand Forks Sash and Door. He was a gifted musician and played the accordion at many social gatherings. Alex is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn, son Barry (Gladys), daughters Luba (Patrick Hall) and Terry (Wade Nearing) and five grandchildren. As well, survived by brothers Peter (Mary), Sarge (Fern) and Fred (Joanna). He is predeceased by parents Alex and Annie and brother Walter. The family would like to thank the staff at Hardy View Lodge and all the medical professionals for their care and kindness shown to dad. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Baker Family of Grand Forks Funeral Home, gffh@shaw.ca