James Ivan McKenzie

July 11, 1931 – April 11, 2014

With sadness, we announce the passing of James Ivan McKenzie on April 11, 2014 at Parkview Place in Enderby.

Predeceased by son Bruce (1972) and parents Bruce and Edna McKenzie.

Jim will be deeply missed and always loved by wife Faye of 61 years; daughter: Susan (Arleigh MacNeill) of Chilliwack; son: Ken McKenzie of Enderby; sisters: Helen (Syd Jameson), Sandra (Don Cummings); granddaughters: Marnie (Ryan Hendricks), Jessica McKenzie, Penny (John Armstrong); grandson: Arleigh Jr. (Patricia MacNeill); great grandchildren: Nadia, Fergus, Kylee, Blake, Ethan, and Evan; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Jim was born in Regina, SK and moved to British Columbia at 9 years old. At an early age, he worked for the CPR Railroad, followed by starting his own business – Salmon Arm Painting Service. In 1963, Jim moved his family to Abbotsford, working for school District 34 as a journeyman painter for 12 years. At that time Jim also joined the RCMP Auxiliary Police. Moving back to Salmon Arm in 1974, Jim started up Salmon Arm Painting Service for the second time. He retired because of a shoulder injury and moved to Enderby in 1990.

We wish to thank all of the care aides, nurses, and Dr. America for all the special care and attention they gave Jim. We would also like to thank Victor and the kind nurses and aides for their care and compassion. At Jim’s request, there will be no service. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca

Cremation arrangements entrusted to


Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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