March 26, 1929 – January 29, 2020
Surrounded by his loving family, at the wonderful age of 90, it is with great sadness we announce the passing of Carl William Klenk on January 29, 2020. Carl was born on May 26, 1929 in Stalwart, Saskatchewan to Helen Margaret Houston and William Christy Klenk. After spending many years on the family farm in Imperial, SK Carl moved to BC where he met Iris May Boyd who became his wife in 1955 and together they raised six children.
Carl was predeceased by his loving wife of almost 62 years, Iris, and two daughters, Shayanna Watkinssen, and Wendy (Pat) McCormick. Carl is survived by his children; Carla (Dana) McKamey, Brian (Karen) Klenk, Denise (George Sarrazin) Klenk and Lori Veres, his many grandchildren; Rio, Colin, Brent (Rachel), Mark (Stephanie), Mitchell (Stephanie), Shane, Scott, Kyle, Haley, Madison, Kendra, Josh, and Tyson. Carl is also survived by 9 great grandchildren and his siblings; Mary Haffner, Isabelle Haffner, Ellen Bremner and Jim (Gladys) Klenk.
Please join us for a celebration of Carl’s life at the Best Western Hotel in Mission, BC at 1:00 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2020. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Mission Community Archives (604-837-7569).
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