SORENSON, John Henry
1926 - 2010
John passed away on October 8, 2010 at Hospice House in Kelowna. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife Betty of 63 years, his son Mike, daughter Sue and beloved grandchildren Alyssa and Marshall, all of Calgary, AB. He also leaves his sister Clara Osmon, of Casper, Wyoming, USA, and his brother-in-law Jim Riley of Kentville, NS.
John was born in Port Alice, BC, on January 6, 1926. He enlisted in the army on his 18th birthday and had a 31-year military career. He served with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion in World War II, the UN Peacekeeping Forces in both Egypt and Cypress and also with NATO in Antwerp, Belgium. On retirement John worked for several years at Western Star Trucks in Kelowna.
The family would like to thank Dr. M. Appleby, Dr. G. McCauley and the wonderful staff at Hospice House for the care John was given.
John requested there be no service. Cremation has taken place.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.