Obituary of Steve Kimmie
Sadly we announce the sudden passing of Steve Kimmie on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at G. R. Baker Memorial Hospital, Quesnel.
Steve is survived by his son, John (Jackie), his daughters, Rose Wourms, Shelly Kimmie and Kelly Luatsch (Randy), his step-sons Don, Darryl and Darren, 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Steve is also survived by his siblings, Pete (Carole), Helen (Brian) Hilborn, Ed (Jeanette), Rosalia Teagle, Bill (Liane), Alex, Charle (Vickie) and O’Nelia Williams. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary Kimmie, his wife Marina in 2012 and his brother Michael in 2013.
Steve was born in Gronlid SK and as a boy, moved with his family to Langely and then to Quesnel in 1952. He and his first wife, Irene, raised their children in Wells where Steve was a grader operator for the Ministry of Highways for 35 years. Retirement saw Steve and his second wife, Marina, travel in their RV throughout Western Canada. Once they slowed down Quesnel became their home.
Steve’s Memorial Service will be held Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Quesnel Royal Canadian Legion.
Donations in Steve’s memory may be made to the Quesnel branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Our thanks to the ambulance attendants, Dr. Obayne and the ER nurses for the excellent care and compassion they gave Steve.