Kish, Frank born December 25, 1922 in Khedive Saskatchewan, passed away peacefully at Langley Memorial Hospital on Friday January 23rd, 2009. Frank’s health had been failing recently but he was able to spend all but his last few days at home under the loving care of his wife.
Franks family moved to the lower mainland in the early thirties and established a farm where Frank helped out while attending Grade School. Frank later enlisted in the Armed Services and was active during the Second World War, stationed in England and later deployed to Belgium and Holland.
Frank met Vi at her tender age of 15 and they remained friends with their frequent letters while Frank was overseas. On Frank’s return they carried on their friendship and thus their courtship while Frank attended U.B.C earning his B.A. and B.Ed. degrees.
Frank and Vi married on May 14, 1949 and settled in White Rock where he began teaching at Semiahmoo Sr. High. He remained teaching their for 32 years and upon retirement was fortunate to have many former students contact him over the years to express their gratitude for his dedicated teachings.
Frank and Vi raised 2 children their eldest daughter Charlene whom Frank adored, passed away 7 years ago of Kidney disease. Their son Robert and his Daughter-In-Law Beth living in Alberta raised two Grandchildren Wendy and Grant. Frank loved his Grand- children deeply and kept their pictures at his bedside always.
Frank made many dear friends during his lifetime all of whom including his family will sincerely miss him and are thankful for the time they had together.
A memorial service will be held Friday January 30th 2:30 p.m.at the Sunrise Conference and Banquet Centre, 5640 188th Street (corner of Hwy #10 Highway and 188th) Cloverdale.
The family requests no flowers.