Kenneth Albert McEachen

Kenneth Albert McEachen

Kenneth Albert John McEachen passed away in Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC in the early hours of Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the age of 91 years.

A celebration of life service and reception will be held in the Basement of the Royal Canadian Legion, Chase, on Saturday afternoon, December 7th, at 1 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral Celebrant.

Cremation with interment to follow at a later date in Chase Cemetery.

Born in Arcola, Saskatchewan on September 27, 1922. Ken met his love, Emily Dobson, on the Air Force Base in Paulson, Manitoba, they married on June 22, 1946.

In 1956 they moved to Sorrento, Ken began a 29 year career with Adams Lake Sawmill. They moved into Salmon Arm in 1965, and then to Chase in 1977 to be closer driving to work. Ken is well remembered and respected for his love of woodworking, gifted with cabinets and home entertainment centers.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Christopher Scott Mackie on November 18, 2005; sister, Ethel Beach and brother, Cecil McEachen.

Ken leaves his loving and dedicated family; wife, Emily; daughters, Bev Mackie of Salmon Arm, Kathy (Wayne) Tanemura of Prince George, Wendy McEachen of Chase; 4 grandchildren, Ken, Jarrett, Steve and Mark; and brother, Leslie (Shirley) McEachen of Quesnel.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Charity of one’s choice.

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Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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