Archive for February, 2024

What an amazing day and celebration this has been!!
Thank you very much to everyone coming and making this such a great event. My apologies to anyone I was not able to speak to.
It is estimated to have more than 450 people come and 95 online viewers.

I like to thank again:
Welcoming, services and closing speech – Brent Woodard

Family tribute to Penny:
Max, Erik, Katia, Craig & Bridget Powers (siblings) Astrid Krueger (Penny’s niece)

Group tributes to Penny:
Columbia Valley Businesses – Pete Bourke
Columbia river Paddle – Fiona Pickett
Toby Creek Nordic Club – Lyle Wilson
Babes on Blades – Andrea Dunlop
Edgewater Fire Department – Jon Tames
Endeavor Fitness – Lainey Wilson
Paragliding Group – Tanya , Dwayne, Amanda, Sara

The slideshow about Penny is at

Live stream of Penny’s Celebration of life is at

We invite you to come and celebrate the life of Penny Powers in the picturesque setting of Kinsmen Beach. Surrounded by Windermere Lake, the WhiteWay and the beach, we’ll share stories, laughter, and love as we remember our beloved Penny.
Location: Kinsmen Beach
Date: Friday Feb 9th
Time: 3:00 pm
Food: Penny’s Chili

If you can’t come, we will have a camera setup with a life-stream video at

Note: for locals, bring a chair.

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of my soulmate, Penny Powers the love of my life, mother of my children Katia & Erik, who passed away early this morning.
Penny was taken away from all of us unexpectedly she had suffered with an aggressive form of cancer which took her from us within 7 weeks.
As Penny was a social butterfly and loved by so many, please, anyone and everyone is welcome to come and join us tonight and tomorrow for a wake to share stories at our house (5761 Lautrup by Edgewater)