William Blinkhorn

Together as family, we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Bill passed away after a valiant battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Majorie and by his sister Majorie Millard of North Bay, ON. Bill was a veteran of the Canadian Navy in the World War ll and served five years 1940-1945 aboard the HMCS “Saguenay”. He will be greatly missed by his five children and their spouses; Barbara (Nick) Reiner of Pike Lake, ON; Patrick (Diane) Blinkhorn of Sylvan Lake, AB; Jennifer (Joe) Schochter of Lake Country, BC; Rob (Paula) Bilnkhorn of Fergus, ON; and Doug (Angela) Blinkhorn of Lake Country, BC; 15 grandchildren, Michael (Tammy) Reiner, Mark (Dawn) Reiner, Heather (Dan) Vieira, Marshall, Wesley, Jamie, Mitchell, Jordie, Jillian, Jeffrey, Jason, and Kelsey, Lucas, Reid, and Rebecca; also four great-grandchildren Todd, Tyler, Brooke, and Nicholas. A memorial service was held on Saturday August 2, 2008 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory would be appreciated to the Palliative Care of the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy St. Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2 or Canadian Cancer Society, 1633 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1P6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com.