Mr. Kenneth Andrew (Ken) Christiansen passed away at the Arrow Lakes Hospital, Nakusp on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 75 years.
A Memorial reception will be held at the Revelstoke Legion Lounge on Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Ken may be made towards a cement picnic table being placed in Trout Lake, c/o Keith Thomas, President of the Trout Lake Community Centre, 544 Westside Rd, Nakusp, B.C. V0G 1R2.
Ken was born in Kinistino, Saskatchewan on May 28, 1940 and had been a resident of Trout Lake for more than 30 years. Ken loved fishing and enjoyed woodworking. Music was a large part of his life and he had the ability to play several instruments, all by ear. Ken also loved to sing and shared his love of music with many during his life including the residents of Mt. Cartier Court Extended Care. Ken was also a former Trout Lake Fire Chief, President of the Trout Lake Beach Society, and a past president of Trout Lake Community Club.
He was predeceased by his parents; his first wife, Kathy; son, Kevin and one brother Keith. Ken always thought of his blended family as one, so all are included. He is survived by wife, Carol of Trout Lake; daughter Karen Freberg of Nakusp; grandchildren: Vanessa (Dale) of Trout Lake, Kristina of Nakusp; Tamara, Ronald, Ryan (Stephanie), Melissa (Al); great grandchildren: Aidan, Kylar, Emily, Mercedes, Mitchell, Elizabeth, Andrea, Tommy, Kaylub, Keynin, Keyaira, Avery, Amyia and Floyd; step-children: Patty (Tom) Campbell of Revelstoke and Kim Daley of Vernon; two brothers: Kelly Christiansen & Kim (Sharla) Christiansen; numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved animals: Keysha, Thor and Roca.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Ken’s obituary notice at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.