Ken died peacefully surrounded by family and friends in Grand Forks on September 13, 2015 at the age of 71. Ken was predeceased by his parents, Ed and Lydia and his brother Mel.
He is survived by his wife Connie (Sauer), his daughters Sherri (Tim), Susan (Cameron), his four grandchildren who were the light of his life, Keaton, Ethan, Leila, Noah, his sister -in-law Norma and a large, loving extended family.
Ken was always happiest spending time with family or with one of many friends he would make where ever he went. He had a passion for the outdoors, loved a good joke and was always up for a good party. Ken left a mark on many lives and will be truly missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Children’s Hospital (938 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V5Z 4H4 or the Elks Club, Grand Forks Branch (Box 1032, Grand Forks, B.C., V0H 1H0) in support of children with hearing problems. Condolences to the family can be sent to PO Box 832, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0. A celebration for Ken will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Deborah Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home