1937 – 2013

It is with sadness that the family of Deanna Christensen announces her passing on October 8th, 2013 in Vernon, BC, after 76 amazing, jammed packed years full of life. Deanna was born in Allan, Saskatchewan; she spent her early years in Burns Lake, BC, where she had 5 children before moving to White Rock, BC where she had her sixth child.

There was not much Deanna did not do and there was nothing she would not try.

Deanna moved to the Okanagan later in life where she loved to dance and smile, love and laugh. Her bright spirit and enterprising ways will always be remembered by her children; Lynn (Gary), Rod (Wendy), Blaine (Trish), Shannon and Colleen (Bruce); sixteen grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Deanna is now with many family and friends including her parents George and Marguerite Klotz, her sister Gerry, her daughter Laurie, grandson Blake, great granddaughter Greta and an embrace of friends and loved ones.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday October 19, at Columbus Court, 3003 Gateby Place, Vernon BC. A graveside service will be held in private.

Deanna had become an advocate for the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Vernon, BC and would appreciate in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to them in her memory.

The family requests those that can attend her service to wear something red, it was her favorite color and she was an amazing woman built of many many colors.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm, BC. As Deanna was also a master on the computer, condolences and memories may also be shared through Deanna’s obituary at

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