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Kimberly Joktan (nee Beliveau)

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Kimberly Betsy Joktan (nee Beliveau)

June 15, 1950 - January 1, 2009


Joktan, Kimberly (NEE Beliveau) Born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan to Leonard & Violet Beliveau. When Kimberly was two years old, her parents joined the many pioneering families moving to the Peace River Country. They settled near Grande Prairie, Alberta and she and her six siblings grew up on the farm there. In 1934, she married Mike Joktan and they raised their three children on their farm near Sexsmith, Alberta. After the children were grown & Kimberly was left a widow, she moved to Oliver, BC and studied to be an LPN. She worked in the hospital there for many years. Kimberly was a poet, published two books of poetry and wrote for many magazines. She was a free spirit, beloved by all who knew her. She will be sadly missed by her three children; Tracie (Gert), Bryan and Ron; ten grandchildren, and a large and loving extended family. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2009 at St. Anne”s Catholic Church, 7610 87th Street, Osoyoos. Burial to follow. Donations in memory of Kimberly may be made to the Moog & Friends Hospice House, 1701 Government Street, Penticton, BC V2A 8J7. Arrangements in trust of Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Services 250.498.0167. ~ Condolences may be directed to the family at


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Services and Crematorium Staff

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

From: Larry Kincaide
Relation: Friend

In this time of grief and sorrow words really are inadequate. I may not be with you in body but my thoughts are with you. Kimberly was a wonderful teacher and made a huge difference in my life.

Thank you Kimberly.

From: Vivian Lee
Relation: Musical Friend

My thoughts are with you Leila and with your family. Kimberly was one of those rare, beautiful people. We shared our love of music. Deepest Sympathies and God Bless.

From: Lauren Ainsley
Relation: Friend

On behalf of my family, I would like to extend our condolences to all of the family. Our memories of Kimberly will be treasured and, in the years to come, reflected upon with warm thoughts and smiles. We shared many laughs and adventures during those summers on the beach in Penticton and all of them will be cherished.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 6, 2009
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Anne''s Catholic Church
7610 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada V0H 1V0

Reception to follow in the Church.

7610 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada V0H 1V0


Date & Time:
January 5, 2009
Beginning at 10:00am

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel
34505 - 89th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

Prayers with Father Brazil

34505 - 89th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts may be sent directly to:

Moog & Friends Hospice House
3298 Ogden Road
Penticton, BC
V2X 4P9


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