1965 – 2016

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dianne King on April 28th, 2016. She lived an incredible life and was loved by so many.

Survived by her loving husband Terry Baker; sisters: Donna-Jeanne (Scott) of Salmon Arm, and Leanne (Ty) of Black Diamond, AB; mother Brenda-Jeanne (Kenny) of Salmon Arm; stepmother Viola of Salmon Arm; father Ross (Colleen) residing in The Dominican Republic; mother-in-law Louise of Richmond; Grandma Harder of Olds AB; nephew David of Vancouver; and niece Jenna (Bryn) of Calgary AB. Dianne is also survived by Terry’s three daughters: Tanya (Damien) of Balf AB, Rebecca (Pascal) of Maple Ridge, and Paula of Port Coquitlam as well as their eleven grandchildren; her brother-in-law Ken (Jen) of Lumby; her dogs, Bear, Booboo, Ory and her parrot Petri; as well as numerous other family members and many dear friends. Ride Free!

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Cerran Holecz, Dianne’s kidney sister who donated her kidney to Dianne which gave her her last twelve beautiful years of life.

A Celebration of Dianne’s Life will be held at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on May 7th, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Reception to follow in the tea room.

In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Dianne may do so to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC Branch, 200 – 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4K6.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY DIGNITY FUNERAL HOME, 4303 P.V. Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4M4 Phone: (250) 542-4333. Condolences may be offered at pleasantvalleyfh.com

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