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JOHN DEGELMAN It is with deep sadness the family announces the passing of John Degelman on May 18, 2012 in Kelowna, BC. John was born in South Transcona, MB. During the Second World War, he joined the RCAF and became an air traffic controller. When the war ended, he stayed in the RCAF until he retired, then moved with his family to Kelowna, BC. John was a talented musician, played his accordion in many bands for parties, school dances and more recently played with the Kelowna Accordion Club. John is lovingly remembered by his wife Ruby (nee Hillworth), two daughters Sharon Roberts (Brian), Judi Daudrich (Dave), grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, brother Leo Degelman and wife Dodie and numerous nieces and nephews.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on June 02, 2012
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