Paul Birkelund passed away quietly on November 6, 2010 at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital after a short illness.
Paul started life in Broadview, SK on May, 16, 1930 where his family ran a grain farm. By 1944 they decided to move to BC and purchased a farm in Trinity Creek, east of Enderby. He worked on the farm and was employed by Riverside Sawmills in Ashton Creek. The citizens of Enderby may also remember Paul for his efforts in keeping Enderby clean by picking up trash during his daily walks. In 1994 he was awarded Citizen of the Year for his efforts.
Paul was predeceased by his parents, Jens and Tina, brother in-law Al Taylor, niece Melanie Taylor, and nephew Trevor Field. He is survived by his sisters Mary (Stan) Field, Alice Taylor, Judy (Marty) Armstrong and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service followed by a tea, will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2010 starting at 2:00 PM at the Enderby Seniors complex. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Seniors Complex or the Enderby Food Bank.