Klas Passed away peacefully March 17th, 2013 in Kamloops, B.C. at the age of 82 years. He was born in Sundom, Vasa, Finland on July 1st, 1930. He is survived by his wife Gurli, son Ray (Peggy) and their son Kevin, daughter Monica (Glen) and their children Darion, Hanna and Wolfgang, family in Finland and good friends. Klas was predeceased by his son John and other family members in Finland. Klas immigrated to Canada in 1950 and worked as a logger on the island and mainland. He was known as a kind and generous man who loved people and had a good sense of humour. Thank-you to the staff at Ponderosa convalescent care for giving him such good care till the end. Klas requested no service. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, Kamloops, 1-800-668-3379.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Mar. 20, 2013