MCLAREN, Kenneth Allan

July 1, 1939 – Dec. 23, 2005

Ken was born in Vernon, B.C. & lived in Hedley, B.C. for 25 years where he met & married his loving wife Gwen. They moved to Hope in 1968 where he worked in the mine. Ken later opened a partnership in the autobody business with John Walter & retired in February 2005. His passion in life was his family & sports, whether it was watching, playing or coaching. He will be greatly missed by all who’s lives he has touched.

Ken is survived by his wife; Gwen, sons;

Bruce & Dennis (Mahalia); daughter; Rhonda (Pat) Haw, grandsons; Gage, Josh & Connor, granddaughters; Emily & Madison, brothers; Tom (Myrt), John (Betty), Jerry (Venita), Bob (Sheila), sisters; Linda Livingston, Fern Golos, & Marg (Jim) Collins. Predeceased by his father William, mother Iva, brothers Bill, Rolly, Ernie & sister Eileen.

A celebration of life was held at the Legion on December 30, 2005. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Special thanks to all the staff of the Fraser Canyon Hospital & Dr. Murakami.

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