Konkin, Emma passed away at Rosewood Village on December 23,2009. She was born in Crescent Valley, B.C. on February 5,1924.
Emma’s hobbies included quilting and bread making. She loved to dance, as well as go huckleberry picking and have a picnic. Emma also enjoyed traveling.
She was predeceased by her husband Alex, parents John and Annie Shoustoff and her nephew Jordan. Emma is survived by her sister Elizabeth Planidin and her children, son John(Marilyn)Konkin and their children and grandchildren, daughter Vera(Brent)Cumiskey and their son and grandchildren and her son Arthur(Dorothy)Konkin.
A funeral service was held at Carberry Chapel in Trail on Wednesday, December 30,2009 at 11:00 am with graveside services following at the Boulder Creek Cemetery in Salmo. Bill Strilaeff of Personal Alternative Funeral Services “Carberry’s Chapel” was entrusted with arrangements.
Donations in Emma’s memory may be made to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation, Okanagan Kootenay Area 4-1551 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 9M9 and would be appreciated by the family