Obetkoff: John of Castlegar passed away at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on February 10, 2011. He was born on July 13, 1940 in Castlegar.
John is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Donna, sons John and Colin, daughter Laurie (Darren) Klein, grandchildren Jeffrey, Stephanie, Kyle, Kenton, Kelsey and Daniak, and sisters Polly Dube and Nancy Chernenkoff, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Laura Sherstobitoff.
A celebration of John’s lilfe will be held at the Castlegar Recreation Complex on Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Al Grywacheski of Personal Alternative Funeral Services “Carberry’s Chapel” is entrusted with arrangements.