Russell Keckalo


We regret to announce the sudden passing in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Monday, October 17th, 2005 of RUSSELL KECKALO at the age of 68 years. Russ is survived by his loving wife Judy of Vernon, one son, Kevin (Tracy) Keckalo of Langley, BC, two daughters, Karen (Rob) Reade of Vernon, Donna (Jack) Gillick of Oliver, BC, eight grandchildren, Karalee, Amy, Joshua, Patrick, Shaun, Shain, Katrina, and Ryan, two brothers, Walt (Jill) and Myron (Brenda) Keckalo, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Russ was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Ann, and one grandson Kyle Reade. Russ was a forty year member of The Elks Lodge #45 and a twenty-five years member of The Army Navy and Air force Branch #5. A Celebration Of Life Service will be held on Monday, October 24th, 2005 at 2:00 PM at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with Pastor Sean Wong officiating. Cremation. A reception will follow in the Pleasant Valley Tea Room. In lieu of flowers those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Russ may do so to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME (542-4333). Condolences may be emailed to

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