Kenneth Leander Coburn

Kenneth Leander


May 27, 1928 –

December 13, 2006

Ken passed away peacefully

at the Shuswap Lake General

Hospital on December 13 at

the age of 78 years. Ken is

survived by his loving wife

Elsie, his family, one son Rene

(Cheryl) daughters Debbie

(Kelvin) and Joanne (Marlon),

grandchildren, Christopher,

Andrew, Peter, Kyle and

Katrina and one sister Doreen


Ken was predeceased by his

parents, two brothers and his

son Peter. He loved woodworking

in his shop at home

and was very successful in

genealogy. All his genealogy

work has been donated to the

Mormon Church Temple Records

in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ken was born in Vancouver,

BC, and was employed as a

ranch hand and in the logging

industry in the interior of British


Ken and Elsie bought a small

farm in Forest Grove, BC

and then moved the family

to Vanderhoof, keeping his

employment with the Bond

Brothers Sawmill. In Vanderhoof

they made a loving home

for 27 years before moving to

Enderby, BC in 1997. Ken was

baptized into the Church of

Latter Day Saints in 1981 in

Vanderhoof. Ken will be sadly

missed by family and many


Special thanks to the Shuswap

Lake General Hospital for

their care of Ken and his

family and to the Church of

Latter Day Saints in Salmon

Arm, BC for the Memorial

Service and their kinship and

care to Ken’s family as well as

Fischer’s Funeral Services.

At the families request, in lieu

of fl owers, memorial donations

in Ken’s name may be

made to the Heart and StRoke

Foundation, Box 1141, Salmon

Arm, BC, V1E 4P3. Arrangements

entrusted to FISCHER’S



Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129,


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