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Einar St. Jean

January 24, 1936 - June 28, 2021


Einar St. Jean passed away on the morning of Monday, June 28, 2021 at the F.W. Green Memorial Home in Cranbrook, BC at the age of 85 years.  Einar was born at home on the farm near Big River, Saskatchewan on January 24, 1936.  He was one of six children born to Arthur and Mary St. Jean.

Einar married his wife, Carol Anne on June 13, 1960 and they were blessed with six children.  Einar worked at Fording Coal in Elkford, BC until his retirement.

Einar leaves to mourn his passing his children; Marie Lynn (Greg) Merrall, Glynn (Diane), Colette (Stavros) Tosounidis, Laura (Mark) Lamont, Cameron (Marcie) and Reni Rourke.  Also left behind are six grandchildren; Chalayna, Ethan, Madison, Chloe, Emma and Maija.  He also leaves two brothers; Russell and Jerry and one sister Laura Smart.  Einar was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Mary; and two brothers; Bateese and Henry.

A private family graveside service has been held at Westlawn Cemetery in Cranbrook.


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Hollisters
Relation: Family friend

St. Jean clan. Very very sorry about the passing of your dear dad, grandpa and father-in-law. Reflect o. You many many good memories and wait…. More memories to come

From: Grant T. Wallin
Relation: Saw him at many conventions

Cam, Sorry to hear of your father, succumbing to death. As I await the resurrection of my Mother and many others, my hope is to see them in the real life of a future New World. I hope you to can take solace in that your Dad, too will experience that one of a lifetime experience.

From: Mark and Donna Lawrence
Relation: Neighbours for many years

Cam, Marcie and Maia. We just found out about Einar. We are so very sorry to hear this news. Your mom and dad were wonderful neighbours. We had many great visits over the fence! Cam, your dad would always pick our crabapples and then your mom would make the most delicious jelly! Our condolences to all of you.

From: Brenda and Ken Perryt
Relation: Friends/acquaintances

Dear St. Jean family…Our sincere condolences to you, and may your thoughts be warm and loving ones as you remember this fine person and all the times you had together to share.

From: Areatha Ladd
Relation: Childhood family friends

Sending my love. I’m sorry to hear these time this too is positive news. Take great care of each other

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