Jun 4, 2018
Karen Maria Pinkenburg (nee Banfield), age 61, passed away on June 4th, peacefully in her home in Merritt BC, after battling cancer for over a year. She was surrounded by her loving family and is now reunited with her late husband Billy Pinkenburg.
She was born to Lionel and Peggy Banfield in Barbados in 1956. She is the 4th of 6 children; Allan, Donna, the late Ian, Kim, and Kirk Banfield. She is survived by her children Jason (Randi), Tim (Courtney), Melissa and Shaina. And her grandchildren Nate, Orion, Learah and Eleanor.
Karen will always be remembered for her free spirit, kind heart and sense of humour.
A memorial service to celebrate Karen’s life will be held June 23rd in Vanderhoof, BC at Nechako Community Church at 1:00 pm. Afterwards the family will be heading to Tachick Lake Resort to continue to commemorate Karen and ask all family and friends to feel free to join.
Memorial donations may be made to Nechako Community Church.