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Beate Betty Falkenholt

September 24, 1930 - April 15, 2011


On Friday April 15, 2011, Mrs. Beate Rudbeck (Betty) Falkenholt (nee Christiansen) of Oliver passed away peacefully at the McKinney Place Extended Care Unit at the age of 80 years.
She was predeceased by her husband Kaj Falkenholt; her grandson Tim Venables and her parents Anna and Thomas Christiansen.
Betty will be fondly remembered by her loving family including daughter Linda (Gary) Venables; sons Alan (Lori) Falkenholt and Glen (Dana Pelat) Falkenholt; grandchildren Bill Venables, Lisa Venables, Bev Falkenholt, Tamara Falkenholt, Keith, Steven and Tyler Falkenholt, Mike and Daniel Kwitkoski; great-grandson Isaac Kwitkoski; brother-in-law Poul Falkenholt as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family in Canada and Denmark.
Over the years, Betty worked at the Oliver Co-op Packinghouse, the Haynes Packinghouse, in many orchards and vineyards and at the cafeteria at SOSS.
Betty arrived in Canada in the early fall of 1951 and was married on November 17, 1951 to Kaj Falkenholt after travelling across the world for Love. She loved to travel and greatly enjoyed trips to Europe, Mexico and the United States. Betty also enjoyed spending time with her family, dancing and singing. Betty was a proud fireman’s wife and worked behind the scenes at many fireman events.
Cremation has taken place and a private celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Donations in lieu of flowers are gratefully accepted to the BCSPCA, 2200 Dartmouth Dr., Penticton, BC V2A 7W7 or the Alzheimer’s Society, 104 – 35 Westminster Ave. East, Penticton, BC V2A 1H7
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos, BC.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Joan Potter
Relation: Friend

Thinking of you, with love. joan

From: Ken and Penny Burnett
Relation: friends

Are hearts are with you ! She was such a wonderful person.

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2200 Dartmouth Dr.,
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V2A 7W7
The Alzheimer’s Society,
104 – 35 Westminster Ave. East,
Penticton, BC
V2A 1H7

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