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K. Lesley Pinske

July 4, 1939 - September 30, 2010


On September 30, 2010, Mrs. Kirsten “Lesley” Pinske passed away suddenly at the Penticton Regional Hospital at the age of 71 years.
She was predeceased by her parents Niels Sigurd Jensen and Avice Lesley Jensen (nee Brew).
Lesley will be fondly remembered by her loving family including husband Herbert “Herb” Pinske; sons Glen Pinske (Cindy-Marie), Wayne Pinske (Kathleen) and Allan Pinske (Tamara Born); grandchildren Brandon, Michelle, Steven and Mallory. Sisters; Lynn (Orville Herrington), Nelda (Dennis Elko), Valarie (Neil Hall), Vicki Oliver, Kirsten “Bim” (Bob Fitzsimonds) and brother; Sigurd (Tillie Jensen) as well as many extended family and friends.
Over the years Lesley was a school teacher in Onion Lake, Sask and the South Okanagan School District. A seamstress at General Coach, an insurance agent at Wight’s Insurance and was an owner/operator and upholsterer at A&H Used Auto Parts Ltd.
Lesley volunteered her time with the Oliver Museum and Heritage Society, Elections Canada and was a blood donor with the Canadian Red Cross. She enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, brass collecting, gardening and antiques.
A memorial reception will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday October 8, 2010 at the Oliver Royal Canadian Legion hall.
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: Bruce & Yvonne McKerchar
Relation: Lifelong friend.

Dear Herb and families,
Words cannot convey our most heartfelt sympaphy to you all. The news of Lesley’s passing left us in shock. But fond memories will be forever in our hearts. We will always remember our wonderful visit we had with you both in July.
Take care. God Bless. Bruce and Yvonne McKerchar.

From: Blaine & Ethel Tetz and Family
Relation: Nephew

Can’t believe we will never be able to be with my beautiful Auntie again. She was always so strong and full of life. My best wishes and heartfelt sorrow goes out to Uncle Herb and the boys and their families.

From: Cindy Pinske
Relation: daughter inlaw

“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday, Unseen, unheard, but always near. So loved, so missed, so very dear.
I love you, my mom, my friend, Cindy.

From: Dennis &Sharon Stewart
Relation: Longtime friend

Herb and family we are so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by many. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. God be with you Sharon and Dennis.

From: Tracy Thompson [Pinske]
Relation: auntie

Uncle Herb and Family
Words just are not enough to say how sad I was when I heard of Auntie Lesley’s passing. You are all in my thoughts at this time. She was a wonderful lady who has left a imprint on my heart as well as many others.
May you find peace during this difficult times in all the great memories you have together.
Love Tracy

From: Rex & Pam Benoit
Relation: cousin

Rex & I are so very sorry to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of Lesley. She was such a happy person. I know she will leave a big gape in many lives. Our condolences to the whole extended Jensen clan. You are all in our prayers. Rex & Pam

From: Ron & Doeen MacDonald & Family
Relation: Friends

We were so saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Lesley. Our heartfelt sympathy is with you in this time of loss. We hope that at this sad & difficult time you are able to find some comfort in knowing she was a loyal friend to many& that we will always cherish our memories of her In sympathy & Love Ron & Doreen

From: Dora McGowan
Relation: Aunt

I am sorry I can’t be there with you at this time. My love and thoughts are with all of you today.

From: Mervin & Lillian McGowan
Relation: Aunt

Herb and family, We are thinking of you with deepest sympathy. Loved ones live on in the words they have said, in the lives they have touched, and in the hapiness we feel everytime we remember them.
Hugs from Mervin & Lillian, Spenser & Curtis.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 8, 2010
Beginning at 1:00pm

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #97 Upper Hall
36217 - 97th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial reception for the late K. Lesley Pinske will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday October 8, 2010 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #97 upper hall.

36217 - 97th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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