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Fern Kennett

September 9, 1924 - January 14, 2017


Sadly we wish to announce Fern died peacefully at the Cowichan District Hospital on January 14, 2017.
She was born in Viking Alberta and raised in the Tofield, Alberta area. She trained as a nurse at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton in the 1940’s and took nursing jobs in Alberta and Whitehorse and in 1949 she moved to Duncan to work at the King’s Daughters Hospital. In 1950 Fern married “Bucky” Kennett and she soon was an active partner in his sport shop as well as a volunteer in many local organizations.
She is predeceased by her husband, “Bucky” Kennett and survived by her children, Richard (Beate) Kennett, Arlene Sanford-Knowles, and Calvin (Shannon) Kennett. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cowichan District Hospital Foundation,
#4 – 466 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, BC V9L 3R6.


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Janet Green
Relation: friend and customer

My sincere condolences to Richard, Arlene, Calvin and all other family members. I still have very fond memories of both Bucky and Fern from my days teaching at Queen Margaret’s School when you were all so very supportive. I am thinking of you all at this sad time.

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