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MATIESHEN, Kathryn - Updated Service Information

MATIESHEN, Kathryn - Updated Service Information

Updated Service Information - A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023, at 11:00 am, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2547 Hebert Road, West Kelowna, BC.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Kathryn Matieshen (née Kwiatkowski), who peacefully passed away on March 11, 2023, at Brookhaven Care Centre Hospice at the age of 86. Kay was predeceased, by Harold (d. August 2012), her husband of 51 years of marriage. Kathryn is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Graham) Phipps, and her son, Kenneth (Erin) Matieshen; and grandchildren, Allison Phipps-MacNeish (Mathew), James Matieshen, and Ivy Matieshen.

Kay was born in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Joseph and Anastasia Kwiatkowski. She attended Business College in Vancouver, BC, returning to Saskatoon working as a legal secretary. Upon retirement, Kay and Harold moved to West Kelowna, BC, where she enjoyed golfing, skiing, gardening, entertaining, and a good game of cards. Kay was well known for her love of cooking and baking, as well as her great sewing skills.

Condolences, photos, or memories may be sent to the family by visiting her obituary page at www.springfieldfuneralhome.com (or click the direct link with her name in it, just below).

Link: www.springfieldfuneralhome.com/obituaries/matieshen-kathryn
Condolence Messages
  • Mar 26, 2023
    Brenda and Ken and family,
    Our deepest sympathies. Kay was one of the most loveliest person we have ever known. A true friend, great sense of humor, kind, amazing cook, and always ready to lend a hand. It was always so nice to spend time with Kay and since we moved, many hours on the phone catching up. We will miss her but will cherish all the memories.
    "May those beautiful yesterdays always remain in your heart, and your sorrow gently fade away" - Stan and Liz Rotinsky
  • Mar 26, 2023
    Brenda, Kenneth and family. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. May it be some comfort to let you know that we share deep feelings and regret the loss of your Mom. Please accept our deep sympathy and prayers. May she rest in peace and always be remembered. Ben and Iris Bodnar - Iris
  • Mar 25, 2023
    Our deepest condolences to the family
    We have many fond memories of Kay … a great cook, no nonsense opinions, strong family values, a genuine friend and an amazing memory … she never forgot our birthdays. She will be sadly missed in the lives of everyone who knew her.
    Arnold and Linda Strashok - Arnold and Linda Strashok