Susan Catherine “Kaye” Hubensky

Susan Catherine "Kaye" Hubensky

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Kaye Hubensky at Hillside Village, Salmon Arm.

  Born in Salmon Arm, Kaye moved away as a small child and moved back to Salmon Arm in 1960 after her husband, Alex, was killed in an accident when they were building the Rogers Pass.

  She is survived by her son, Ashley (Crystal); grandsons, Chris (Darlene) and Darrin (Susan); granddaughter, Tracy; great grandchildren, Teagan, Justine, Dezerea, Shaelynn, Dillon and Kelsey-Lynn; daughter, Dianna; granddaughters, Suzanne and Wanda (Joe); great granddaughters, Caitlin and Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.

  Kaye is best known for her hairdressing which she did for many years, working first in the Montebello Hotel in Salmon Arm, then opening her own shop May 7, 1973 on her ranch, The Silver Dollar Ranch.

  Kaye had zest for life and lived her life to the fullest.  Her many friends and family will miss her witty sense of humour that will leave laughter in our souls.

  Thank you the doctors and nurses at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital and the care-givers at Hillside Village for taking such good care of our mother.

  In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request that donations in Kaye’s name be made to the BCSPCA Shuswap Branch, Box 883, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P6.


Casual to western attire would be most respectful to Kaye.

  On Saturday, March 7, 2009, there will be a horse-drawn procession, with a team driven by Joyce Marchant, leaving from Bowers Funeral Home at 12:00 noon, for Mt. Ida Cemetery.  A Celebration of Life Service will follow at the chapel, 440 – 10th Street, SW, at 1:30 p.m.  Tributes will be shared by family and friends.  Following the service, a time of refreshments and fellowship will be held at the Mountainside Room.

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  Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.

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