October 30, 1934 – January 9, 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fiko Konishi. He was born on October 30, 1934, and passed away January 9, 2019, surrounded by his family. Fiko was predeceased by his nephew, parents, sister and two brothers in-law. Survived by spouse Shirley, and children Annette, Alexandra, and Kelly, their spouses and children, as well as sister Hattie and brother Jingi, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Fiko was born on Mayne Island, put in an internment camp in Hastings Park, where his family volunteered to move to the Okanagan. They ran a market garden and at a young age he started working with wood, eventually becoming Production Manager for CTP then Slocan. After retiring in 1990, he loved travelling and deep sea salmon fishing. In his declining years he spent time with his family and his puddycat. No flowers at the request of the family but donations to Trinity Hospice at Overlander Extended Care would be greatly appreciated.
Fiko’s Celebration of Life will be held at 11 am on Friday, January 25, 2019 in the Kamloops Funeral Home, 285 Fortune Drive.
Arrangements entrusted to Kamloops Funeral Home 250-554-2577.
Condolences may be sent to the family from www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com.
Kamloops Funeral Home