Isobel KARST

KARST, Isobel May

July 19, 1927 – March 28, 2014


Isobel Karst passed away quietly with her family at her side, on March 28, 2014. She was born on July 19, 1927 at St. Walburg Sask., into a farming family, with four sisters and one brother. She attended Deer Valley School and Miller Business College.

Isobel married George Karst on Nov. 17, 1948 in St. Walbur, and moved to Hope, where they resided for 65 years. Isobel worked as a bookkeeper for several organizations, including the Village of Hope, and the Hope School District. She socialized at the Hope Curling Club, Hope Golf course, Ladies bridge clubs and the Anglican Church, where she was a member of the Altar Guild for over 50 years.

Isobel was predeased by her parents George and Emma Buckle, siblings Daisy, Cynthia, and Robert. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband George of 65 years, sister Rose LaBar, son Dale (Connie) of Kamloops, grandsons Shawn and Travis of Kamloops, plus numerous neices, nephews and wonderful friends in the Hope area.

A service will be held Friday April 4th at 2 pm, at Christ Church in Hope.

The family would like to thank Dr. Demian and the staff of Fraser Canyon Hospital for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the charity of your choice.