The family of Kathleen Sanborn announces her passing on May 16, 2012 in Salmon Arm, BC.
Kathleen was born March 17, 1929 in Chaplin, SK and in 1942, Kathleen’s family moved to the farm in Grindrod, BC. Kathleen went to school in Grinrod and then high school in Enderby. She attended Normal school in Victoria and from there taught school near Kamloops and also up the Alaska highway. Kathleen worked as school secretary at the A.L. Fortune school in Enderby from 1956-1986. Kathleen was also a charter member of the Grindrod Gospel Church, where she had also served in the past as treasurer and Sunday School teacher.
Kathleen is survived by her sisters Vera (Enderby), Amy (Nanaimo), Dorothy (Salmon Arm) and brother-in-laws, numerous nieces, nephews and their families. She is pre-deceased by her parents Eber and Ida, brother Howard (1953) and sister Thirza (1981).
The family would like to send special thanks to the residents of Mary Wood Manor in Enderby, BC for their friendship and caring, and also to the staff at the Shuswap General Hospital in Salmon Arm, BC for their tender care of Kathleen during her last few weeks.
Funeral services will be held at the Grindrod Gospel Church on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm.
Online condolences can be sent through Kathleen’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com