On Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Kenneth Plamondon passed away peacefully at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook at 74 years of age.
Ken was born in Plamondon, Alberta on May 19, 1939. He had a brother Phil Plamondon and two sisters Annette Rinke and Simone (Eric) Erickson. Ken resided in Kimberley with his wife Ann of 54 years. They raised three children together. Ken worked for 36 years at Cominco until his retirement. Ken loved to spend time outdoors hiking, canoeing and camping. Ken’s sense of humour and love of animals were some of his best traits.
Ken will be dearly missed by his loving wife Ann, his two sons Terry (Barb) and Danny (Christina), his daughter Lori (Kevin) and grandsons Jordan, Kai and Christopher, his brother-in-law Gary Marzocco and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Simeon and Isabelle and his brother Phil.
The family would like to thank the East Kootenay Regional Hospital staff for their wonderful care of Ken while he was there. Special thanks to Catherine Blake, RN and Dr. Lunge for their kindness and professional compassion.
At Ken’s request, there will be no funeral service. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Ken’s honour may do so to the: East Kootenay S.P.C.A., PO Box 2, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 4H6