John J. Relkow
Sunday, March 7, 2010
In loving memory of John J.
Relkow who passed away peace-
fully on Sunday March 7, 2010
at the age of 86.
John was predeceased by his wife
Polly Relkow, his parents John J.
and Fanny Relkoff of Appledale,
BC. and his older brother Pete J.
Relkoff also of Appledale.
John is survived by his wife Tena, and
her children Mike, Angela (Cecil Jmio),
Cecil(Ruby) Verigin and John’s children
Jack (Salma) Relkow, Pegie (Ron Scholz) and Dan (Charlene)
Relkow, one niece Anne (Joe Perepolkin) and one nephew Peter
John and Tena have twelve grandchildren Melanie (Jason), Marla
(Lyle), Michelle (Eric), Wanda (Phil), Chris (Janet), Derek Cindy,
Leena (Kevin), Shanon, Janine, Dan (Melenie) and Mike (Julie).
They were also blessed with 14 great grandchildren Michael,
Cameron, Amber, Braeden, Danielle, Courtney, Allison, Tyler,
Samantha, Dominic, Zander, Garrett, Breanna, and Kaylan.
John worked as a construction carpenter and left his mark on
many projects in British Columbia. He was very proud of his
carpenter skills and never passed up an opportunity to help some-
one do it better. He loved to sing Russian songs and hymns and
enjoyed his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted
to Personal Alternative Funeral Services on
Friday March 12 at 10:00am at
Crescent Valley Hall