July 3, 1922 to November 3, 2011
Lena was born at Saskatchewan to Pete and Mable Kazakoff. She lived in Pelly until 1943 when she moved to B.C. A year later on September 2, 1944, she married Pete Arishenkoff. They had three sons: Ken, Harvey and Rick.
Lena was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Pete; her brothers: Pete, Jack and Joe; her sisters: Annie, Mildred and Mary. Leaving behind to mourn her are her three sons: Ken (Connie), Harvey (Laura) and Rick; her grandchildren: Jim, Carrie Lee, Debra, Tyler and Emma; her great-grandchildren: Alan, Brandon, Ashley and Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Thank you to the staff of Boundary Lodge and Hardy View Lodge (Rezansoff Manor) for the care given to Lena during her stay there. No service will be held as to Lena’s wishes. Arrangements entrusted to Grand Forks Funeral Home. Rest in peace, Mom (Baba Lena).