In Loving memory of Dick Dunnink born on July 22, 1944 and passed away November 17, 2017 in Kelowna, BC. Dick was survived by his ex-wife Alma , daughter Kathy Kienlein (Greg Kienlein) and their sons Dustin Kienlein (Tiana Mcmillan) and Dakota Kienlein. His son Dave Dunnink (Aimee Dunnink) and their daughters Aurora Dunnink (Tjaden Brodie) and Desiree Dunnink (Wyatt Prasloski) and his great grandson Spencer Dunnink-Prasloski. His sisters Jenny Cook Jacqueline Schouten Lammie Ardama (Minard Ardama) and his good friend Patrick Woods.
Dick was Predeceased by his mother Dirkje (Jean) Dunnink, father Johan (John) Dunnink.
Dick spent over 50 years as a professional truck driver which he enjoyed very much. Dick enjoyed fishing, camping and being on the water. He was also very good with carpentry as he built houses as a business owner.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Inurnment will be held at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery on Friday November 24 @ 2:00 pm followed by a Celebration of Life which will be held November 24 @ 3:00 pm at The Best Western Pacific Inn Vernon, BC 4790-34th Street.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299
- Nov 23, 2017
Dick will be missed at our round table at Horton's. He always was up to a good debate. He had a lot of knowledge and experience which he liked to share with us. Condolences to all his family. Miss you Dick.
- Nov 23, 2017
Sending my condolences to Dick's family and loved ones. Dick was a wonderful man. I worked with him at Kindersley. Dick would pop in on his days off and have coffee and tell stories. I loved his visits. He will be truly missed.
- Nov 22, 2017
Dick was senior executive at Tim Hortons coffee club. Big loss for further trucker conversation. Wish to express to all family. Thanks Dick.