HILL, Kenneth Glenn of Trail passed away at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on February 14, 2013 surrounded by his family. Ken was born on November 10, 1931 in Corning, Saskatchewan.
Ken started his working career in the Cominco mail room at 16. He then went to Christina lake to work road construction on the Paulson to Castlegar road then the Rodgers pass. He moved to Trail and worked as a mechanic for a few years. Going back to construction; working on the Dams at Castlegar, Mica, Kootenay Canal, Seven Mile and Revelstoke then he retired. His hobbies included gardening and making lawn ornaments, wind chimes and spending time at Christina Lake with Lil and Shorty. As a young man, he was an avid hunter.
Ken is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lilian, his son Greg (Kathy) Hill, his daughters Sandra (Lorne) Fillmore, Vicki (Mike) Bann, Stephanie Hill. Grandchildren; Lisa (Chris),Krista, Darrin (Chelsea), Sarah (Mike), Cheryl (Craig), Sean, Kristin,& Kayla, as well as 8 Great Grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Glenn Hill, parents-in-law Eva and Harry Palm, his sister Kathleen, his brother Ron and daughters Christina Hill and Debbie Hill.
A family gathering was held on Saturday, February 16 at the Royal Canadian Legion and a Celebration of Life will be held at Christina Lake at a later date.
Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Ken’s name may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation at 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3 or online at www.bccancerfoundation.com
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca
The family wishes to thank Dr. Phillips and the caring staff at Poplar Ridge for their wonderful care of Ken.
And a special thanks to David who was there for us in the last few days of Ken’s life.