Ken Grunerud

December 24, 1935 – August 2, 2011

Ken passed away suddenly at home, August 2nd with his wife Joanne by his side. Survived by his sons, Terry and Steven, their wives Deb and Fiona and grandchildren Danielle, Scott, Sara and step grandchildren Andrew and Matt along with one brother, Ellwood (Gerry) one niece and three nephews.

Ken was born in Broderick, Sask. on December 24, 1935 and moved with his parents to Castlegar, B.C. in 1941 where he grew up, eventually moved to Vancouver, B.C. working as an aircraft mechanic for Canadian Pacific Airlines for over 39 years. He loved working for the airlines and his second love, softball, was a big part of his life for many years, being one of the top pitchers in the City. After retirement, helping friends, searching for firewood for his wood stove and telling stories to his grandchildren kept him busy.

He will be sorely missed by all his family and friends, along with the many squirrels and birds he fed in his neighbourhood. A Celebration of Life was held at Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park,

August 13th at 1:15 pm.


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