Alexander James Hoolaeff

Alexander James Hoolaeff


Alexander James

1929 – 2015

Born in Kylemore, Saskatchewan December 7, 1929; Alex passed away at Penticton Regional Hospital on April 13, 2015. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Sharon (Hedman); sons, Ken (Yvonne) and Kenny; grandchildren, Derek and Corey (Genelle) of Saltcoates, Sask. and Bomber Robert Alexander; 3 great grandchildren, Kaleb, Ethan and Sadie; nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Also survived by brother, Pete (Dorothy) of Regina; nephew, Ricky and niece, Tammy.

Alex worked in the newspaper in Regina. He was a linesman for Sask. Telephones and also worked for Sask Highways. He enlisted in the Army in Regina, training in Shilo, Manitoba. During his service he was stationed in Picton, Ontario, Germany and Winnipeg before coming to BC to live where he worked at the prison in Abbotsford and Mission. After retirement he moved to Osoyoos before landing in Penticton. Alex will be cremated and his remains will be laid to rest at the grave of his parents in Kylemore, Saskatchewan. No service will take place at this time. Memorial tributes may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society or the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation. Condolences may be shared by visiting

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