June 16, 1934 – January 29, 2015
On January 29, 2015, Ken Pedde passed away peacefully at Chilliwack General Hospital at the age of 80. Ken was born in Springside, Saskatchewan in 1934, the oldest of four children. When Ken was young, the family moved to Chilliwack, and they grew up on Young Road north. Ken graduated from Chilliwack Senior in 1954 and married his high school sweetheart, Donna in 1956. They moved to Fort St. John in 1960, where they raised their 5 children. Ken had a career as an electrical contractor but his true passions were farming and fishing. Ken is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife of 59 years, Donna, his 2 daughters Karen (Rick) Blanchette of Airdrie and Lynn Pedde of Chilliwack, daughter-in-law, Julie Pedde of Prince George, son-in-law, Ric Purvis of White Rock, 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and his two sisters, Verna and Mavis. Ken was predeceased by three children, Don, Bob and Kathy, as well as brother, Allan. Friends are invited to join the family for a drop-in tea to celebrate Ken’s life anytime between 1:30 and 4:00pm, February 14, 2015 at the Coast Hotel, Fraser Room, Chilliwack, B.C. For his northern friends, there will be a gathering at a later date in Fort St. John.
Online condolences may be offered at
Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home
45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack BC V2P 1B5