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 Eleanore Jane Oakes

Eleanore Jane Oakes

Birth
Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Death 24 Mar 2007 (aged 70–71)
British Columbia, Canada
Burial Penticton, Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Plot Section COL Plot S-03
Memorial ID 161007427 · View Source
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Eleanor Jane Oakes (Nee Hines)
1936-2007

Eleanor was born in Lethbridge, AB to Anne and Pat Hines. The family moved to Penticton in 1947 and ran a motel that Eleanor worked in while attending high school. Eleanor went on to Victoria to complete Normal School and began teaching high school phys. ed. and English. She then earned her Bachelor of Arts at UBC. Eleanor changed careers and was the Personnel Manager at the Vancouver Eatons for 5 years.

Eleanor married Hugh Oakes in 1975 and they operated the Vancouver and Okanagan Game Farms until they retired in 2000. They traveled throughout the world and enjoyed entertaining family and friends in Kaleden.

Eleanor is survived by her husband, 2 children, and 3 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her mother Anne Hines, father Pat Hines and sister Marion Rosseau.

Eleanor was 70 years old.

No Service by request.

Excerpt from obituary published in The Province on Mar. 27, 2007


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  • Created by: Karen
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161007427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanore Jane Oakes (1936–24 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161007427, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Penticton, Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Karen (contributor 48246687) .