Bernard “Grinny” Michael Kloster
July 29, 1945-April 7, 2007
It is with great sadness that we announce that Bernard passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Vernon.
Bernard was born in North Battleford Saskatchewan and had resided in Vernon since 1967.
He worked at Consumers Glass Plant in Lavington for 36 years, before retiring in 2005.
He loved fishing, playing cards and spending time with his friends and family. He will always be remembered as a wonderful father, grandfather and friend.
He will be sadly missed by his two loving daughters Shari Bartell and Shelley Kloster, and their mother Joanne Kloster. He also leaves behind one son in law John Bartell and two grand daughters Caitlyn and Addyson Bartell. He will also be missed by his sister Mary (Alvis) Greenwald of Alberta, and his brother John (Mary) Kloster of Kelowna. Bernie also had many nieces and nephews and many other family members and friends who will miss him. He was predeceased by his mother Christina Kloster and his father Anthony Kloster and six brothers.
Funeral Service was held Wednesday April 11 at the Vernon Cemetery at 2:30PM. A gathering to remember “Grinny” was held after the funeral.
The family wishes to thank Keri at the Bethel Funeral Home, and all the friends and family for their thoughts and prayers.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.