Mr. Victor Osokin of the Homeglen District passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Friday, March 18, 2011 at the age of 92 years. Victor was born in Russia in 1918, and lived his entire adult life in the Homeglen District, except for time spent in the Canadian Air Force during World War II. He was united in marriage to Joan Winnifred Burns in December of 1941. Victor enjoyed the freedom and challenges of the farming life, and was often the ‘go to’ mechanic in the ‘Glen’.

Victor will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his son, Richard (Fran) Osokin of Homeglen; two daughters, Margaret Leladhar Singh of Edmonton; and Joanne (Brent) Thirsk of Ponoka; as well as eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Victor was predeceased by his wife, Joan in May of 2005; his eldest son, Robert in January of 2003; and his daughter-in-law, Brenda in November of 2002.

A Public Funeral Service in Celebration of Victor’s Life was held at the Rimbey United Church, Rimbey on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Jeffery Challoner officiating. Interment preceded the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. in the Hoadley Cemetery, Hoadley. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Victor’s Memory may be made directly to the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to:

Funeral and Burial Arrangements for the Late Mr. Victor Osokin

entrusted to the care of OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS LTD.

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.