FRANK MONKHOUSE Obituary

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FRANK COULTON MONKHOUSE

December 1, 1913 - September 22, 2013
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MONKHOUSE, Frank Coulton passed away on September 22, 2013, after a long illness at Cottonwoods, his home for the last five years. Frank was born in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan on December 1, 1913. He attended high school and teachers college in Moose Jaw. For 37 years he had a teaching career at institutions ranging from a one-room Prairie schoolhouse to the University of Toronto Medical School. In addition to teaching he was a research scientist at the Charles Best Institute and a University administrator. After retiring to Kelowna in 1974 he actively pursued a variety of interests, he was, among others, a keen gardener, a woodworker, curler...
MONKHOUSE, Frank Coulton passed away on September 22, 2013, after a long illness at Cottonwoods, his home for the last five years. Frank was born in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan on December 1, 1913. He attended high school and teachers college in Moose Jaw. For 37 years he had a teaching career at institutions ranging from a one-room Prairie schoolhouse to the University of Toronto Medical School. In addition to teaching he was a research scientist at the Charles Best Institute and a University administrator. After retiring to Kelowna in 1974 he actively pursued a variety of interests, he was, among others, a keen gardener, a woodworker, curler and golfer. His last years were spent quietly among his orchids, tropical fish and books. He is survived and is sorely missed by Doris, his wife of 74 years; sons Bryan (Patti) and Alan (Deborah) as well as five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 27th at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna interment to follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Arrangements in care of First Memorial Funeral Services, (250) 762-2299.

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