Pauline Strookow

It is with great sorrow that the family of Pauline Strookow announces her passing on Sunday May 31, 2015 in Cranbrook, BC at the age of 87 years.

Pauline was born in Brilliant, BC on January 12, 1928 to John & Anne Kinakin and was the oldest of 3 daughters. Pauline was married to her loving husband George Strookow for 50 years before his passing in 2001.

Pauline will be remembered for her love of family. Spending family time with all her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and keeping everyone fed meant everything to her. Pauline loved to garden, knit and crochet.

Pauline is survived by her children Bob (Jo-Anne), Gail and her friend Fred and Gary (Elena); her grandchildren Daniel, Robbie, Stephanie, Ryley, Shawna and Amy; and her great grandchildren Patrick, Justin, Maddison, Emily, Carson, Leah, Sienna, Jacob and Alexander. She was predeceased by her granddaughter Christina.

Pauline’s family would like to express their appreciation for the care and kindness given to her by all the staff at Joseph Creek Care Village, Dr. Madeline and Marylin from Cranbrook Hospice Society.

A celebration of Pauline’s life will be held at the Eagles Hall in Cranbrook, BC on Saturday, June 6th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.


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