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Shaun Stelkia

March 4, 1985 - May 8, 2014

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On Thursday May 8, 2014, Shaun Aaron Stelkia of Oliver passed away at the Kelowna Regional Hospital at the age of 29 years.

He was predeceased by his grandfather Harvey Ross.

Shaun will be fondly remembered by parents Aaron Stelkia & Cathy Stelkia; sister Bonnie & Sage; extended family including Brad Friesen, Mason Friesen, grandparents Bonnie & Don Friesen, Debbie & Monty Liang, Sabrina Liang & Kegan, Scott & Ida Liang,  Cheri Doricich & Jim, Larry & Silvia Friesen, Nathan Friesen, Cory Friesen, grandmother Jane Stelkia, Robert Stelkia, Silvia Stelkia, Jessica Stelkia, Jaclyn Stelkia, Marie Stelkia, Jamin Feist, Jarrah Feist, Dora Stelkia, Rodney James, Dustin James, Bryton James, Brianna Stelkia-James.

Shaun was born and raised in Oliver. He worked at the family ranch and at Indian Grove Riding Stables and in carpentry. He received numerous awards playing hockey, school and boxing. Shaun was a horseman, enjoyed spiritual drumming, native sweats, health and fitness. Shaun said he would help people, so he gave the greatest gift of life so he gave his healthy organs because of his clean lifestyle for the last two years. He volunteered in fundraising for cancer, drug and alcohol awareness and counselling.

Special thanks to: Chris and Sara who were first on the scene; starting C.P.R. all of the First Responders working so hard, to all who gave well wishes, food, cards, flowers, prayers and condolences. All those who supported Shaun in the hospital and continue to support the family and each other.

Shaun said “people will pray” and that they did for many days.

A wake will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday May 14, 2014 at the SenPokChin School Gym, Oliver B.C. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday May 15, 2014 at the SenPokChin School Gym Oliver BC. Burial at Stelkia Ranch, 2738 McKinney Rd, Oliver B.C.

Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: The Beckedorf Family
Relation: friends

Sending love and our thoughts to the whole Stelkia family during this time of unexpected and tragic loss. The memory of Shaun will live forever. May you find peace and strength with the love and support of each other and the community.

From: joyce meek
Relation: family

Sending my condolences to your family, the loss of your son is a sad moment and a loss for everyone. My thoughts are with you at this time

From: Bernie, Shawna ,Kayla , brittany , Brandon Michaud
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our thought’s and Prayers are with you all, And know Shaun’s memory will live on Forever.

From: Serena Deol Knippelberg
Relation: Friend

Aaron, Cathy, Bonnie & family,

My thoughts are with you as you suffer this sad and tragic loss of your beloved son and brother, Shaun.
My heart goes out to you as there are no words to convey such sorrow. I pray for you to heal and to find love and strength to get through this.
Be proud as you remember the beautiful little boy you brought into this world and the decent man he grew into before he parted from you…………………xoxo

With deepest sympathy,
Serena

From: Mike and Wendy Reece
Relation: former boss at greyback construction

Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of the Stelkia family, remember there will always be an angel looking over you all. A far to young life has been taken way to early.

From: Lilita Pacheco Svenningsen
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

May deepest condolences to Aaron, Kathy, Bonnie, and all of the Stelkia family and friends. This tragic loss of your son and brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend is unimaginable, I hope that you find comfort in each and that knowing that Shaun touched so many people. May the memories you have comfort you in this time of need. May time heal all of your heart

From: Fiona
Relation: Freinds

Shaun there’s am empty space now your gone
And were all going to miss you.
Thank you for being a part of our life,
May you dance in the sunshine and sing in the stars
Until we all meet again one day you will
always be in our hearts.

Our deepest sympathy Aaron, Bonnie and family, to lose
A loved one is so much pain, may Gods love shine upon you,
And with all the love Shaun had for you he will always be close by.
Much love and blessings’
Fiona, Fiona. Aaron,
Senga ,and Ewan,~ Munro.

From: Liz Kocsis
Relation: Friend

My deepest heart felt condolences to Aaron, Kathy, Bonnie, Dora, and to all the family members of the Stelkia family. It is a tragic loss of a wonderful young man. He will always be in your heart. Lots of hugs and God bless you all.

From: Terry & Marlene Bolenback
Relation: Friends of Family

Aaron: How do you begin to send condolences to someone who has lost a child. My heart goes out to you & your family. I wish with all my heart that you could have had more time with Shaun.
To the Stelkia Family: I can’t begin to tell you how sorry we are for the loss of one so young. I know that God will wrap his arms around you & help you through this most difficult time. You are a very strong loving family that made family time count so you will have many wonderful memories of your time with Shaun but most important, he will always remain in your hearts. ((HUGS)).

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 15, 2014
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
SenPokChin School gymnasium
1006 McKinney Road
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T8

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday May 15, 2014 at the SenPokChin School gymnasium.

1006 McKinney Road
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T8

  Wake

Date & Time:
May 14, 2014
Beginning at 7:00pm

Location:
SenPokChin School Gymnasium
1006 McKinney Road
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T8

A wake will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday May 14, 2014 at the SenPokChin School gymnasium.

1006 McKinney Road
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T8

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Thank You Notice

Special thanks to: Chris and Sara who were first on the scene; starting C.P.R. all of the First Responders working so hard, to all who gave well wishes, food, cards, flowers, prayers and condolences. All those who supported Shaun in the hospital and continue to support the family and each other.

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