HORIUCHI, Fumiyo “Bonnie”
March 3, 1924 – February 25, 2011
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear mother on February 25, 2011 at the age of 86. Formerly a long time resident of Vernon, BC, she passed away peacefully at Hospice House in Kelowna after her battle with cancer. Bonnie worked for many years as a retail clerk at Woolco (Woolworth’s) in Vernon before retiring. She will be sadly missed by daughter Linda (dog – Sasha) in Kelowna; daughter Janette and husband Gordon in Calgary; grandchildren Mike (Kendra), great grand Owen of Clagary; Chris of Calgary; sisters Kitty Nakamura and Tamaki Yokota of Toronto, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Mom was predeceased by her husband of 61 years Hajime “Jim” in 2007, her parents Hisakichi and Miya Nishimura, brother Toki and sister Kiyo Urata. At Bonnie’s request, no funeral service will be held. Cremation by Springfield Funeral Home. A private family celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers and if friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1633 202, 1835 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 3H5. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.