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ILUK, Orest Richard (Ken)

ILUK, Orest Richard (Ken)

Orest Richard “Ken” Iluk passed away peacefully at Kelowna Hospice on Friday December 29th, 2017 at the age of 80. A patient, warm and loving father, grandfather, husband and friend to many. He will be greatly missed.

Ken is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Vivian, his children and grandchildren; Leslie (Paul) Dominick and Annelie of Surrey. Laurel (Calvin) Ellie Fynn Roan and Tennyson of Lake Country and Kristen (Dave) and Summer of White Rock and son David (Liana) Adriana and Daniella of Victoria. Ken was predeceased by his son Richard of Kelowna in 1986 and grandson Skylar of White Rock in 2016.

Ken was born on March 4th 1937 in Canora, Saskatchewan to Annie and Nick Iluk.

Ken worked for Superior Electronics, Yamaha Electronics as a sales representative and later as a security guard in Kelowna.

His enjoyment with ham radio was a lifetime hobby for him as well as his love for music of all genres.

As per Ken's request a service will not be held. Many thanks to all the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff both at Kelowna General Hospital and Kelowna Hospice.

Condolence Messages
  • Jan 10, 2018
    Vivian and family, this is the first I heard of the death of Ken. I am sorry to hear this and am confident that your faith and hope for the future will sustain you.
    Love Velma Feeny and family.
  • Jan 10, 2018
    I am very sorry to hear this. I worked with Ken at Prospera Place and found him to be a great guy, very dedicated to his job.
    Jim Cronin