MR. MICHAEL (MIKE) KOSTY, a long time resident of Coldstream, passed away in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Saturday, December 14th, 2002 at the age of 85 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his children; Allan of Vancouver, B.C., Shirley (Joe) of Calgary, Alberta, Janet (Chris) of Mission, B.C. and Margaret (Don) of Vernon, B.C., six grandchildren, one great-grandson, his sister, Mary Hrenchuk and a special niece, Alice, both of Vernon, B.C. He was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine in 1973. The Funeral Service was held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, December 17th, 2002 at 10:00 A.M. with interment following in the family plot at Coldstream Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Mike Kosty to the Canadian Diabetic Association, P.O. Box 1301, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6N6. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5. (1-250-542-1187).