TED passed away Saturday, March 12,2005 at the age of 49. He is survived by his loving family, three daughters: Michelle Mikkonnen (Troy Johnston) of Kelowna, Donna Mikkonen (Dax Benner) of Vancouver, Tania Madore (Kelly) of Kelowna ; two grandchildren: Travis and Georgia; two brothers: Fred Mikkonen (Gladys) of Invermay, SK, David Mikkonen (Sylvia) of Regina, Sk; four sisters: Lila Landstad (Bud) of Rama, Sk, Ellen Hanson (Lorne) of Foam Lake ,SK, Mabel Mennie (Melvin) of Kelvington, SK, Julie MacArthur ( John) of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Ted and Mary Mikkonen; two sisters: Lillian Boen and Betty Scramstad. Ted was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and hunt. Service will be held in Saskatchewan at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1633 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 1P 6. Condolences may be sent to the family visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com. In loving memory of Ted Mikkonen, a metre of the Mission Creek Greenway will be dedicated by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077.