Ove, Birch passed away suddenly at his home in OK Falls on Sunday, Dec. 21st, 2003 at the age of 70.
Ove was a long time resident of Mission, B.C. with Ilene, his loving wife of 45 years. Together they made the journey to OK Falls in November 2003 with hopes and dreams of a new and happy life in the Okanagan.
Ove is survived by his wife Ilene; sons Richard (Maddie), Dirk (Tamara); daughter Sandra (Rod); grandchildren Jennifer, Candice, Brianna, Ryan; great granddaughter Shaelyn; brother Paul (Elsie); sisters Grethe, Gerda (Henry); brother-in-law Allan; sister-in-law Ingrid and many nieces and nephews. Ove joins his beloved mother Dagney, father Wilhelm and sister Lis in Heaven. Our family has truly been blessed by his love and devotion to us all. He will be sadly missed but live on forever in our hearts. At Ove’s request, there will be no service. A family gathering is planned to celebrate his life.