The family of Donalda Keehn would like to announce the passing of their dear wife, mother and grandmother.
Donalda was born in Enderby, BC on November 8,1941. Her family moved to Salmon Arm where she attended elementary school before moving to Chilliwack for one year. Donalda and her family returned to Salmon Arm where she attended Salmon Arm Sr. Seconday School. Through a good friend, who soon became her sister-in-law, she met the love of her life. Donalda and Dale Keehn were married on July 29,1960 in Salmon Arm. The following years they were blessed with four children, eight grandchildren, family and good friends.
Donalda was an avid knitter and also excelled in needlepoint, crocheting and many other crafts as well as camping, and fishing.
Donalda will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Dale; children, Derrick (Carol) Keehn of Sicamous, Dean (Tania) Keehn of Golden, Annette (Arnie) Blain of Salmon Arm, Kathy (Brad) Handel of Samon Arm; grandchildren, Dustin, Stacey, Dallas, Kalee, Amanda, Kelsy, Trista, Kristy; and two brothers and three sisters.
Donalda was predeceased by her mother, Hazel; her father, Willis Jefcoat; and her sister Ruth Jarvis.
A celebration of life will be held at the chapel of Fischers Funeral home in Salmon Arm, Saturday, September 19th at 1:00pm with Pastor George Fleming officiating.
If so desired, contributions in memory of Donalda may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Box 3451, Salmon Arm, BC , V1E 4S2
Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129, E-mail condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org.