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Russell William Grainger

June 21, 1959 - April 4, 2015


Russell William Grainger passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015.  Russ was the youngest son of Raymond and Shirley Grainger.  He was born in Murrayville, BC and moved to Kimberley when he was a year and a half old.

Russ married the true love of his life, Barb, 34 years ago.  He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Barb; his children Brett and Heidi Grainger and Kara and Eric Smyth as well as his grandchildren; Sage and Easton Grainger and Brynlee Smyth.  Also left to mourn his passing is  his mother, Shirley, his brother Leigh and Donna Grainger, his sister Theresa and Don Dewitt and his mother and father-in-law, Ken and Glenna Hall.  He leaves his brothers and sisters-in-law, Les & Sherry Hall, Dan & Trish Hall, Darlene & Keith Reynolds, Carolynne & David Fabro, and their families.  Russ was predeceased by his father, Raymond in 2008.

A Memorial Service to commemorate the life of Russ will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook.  Following the service, there will be a fellowship luncheon at the Heritage Inn in the West Ballroom, 806 Cranbrook St. N., Cranbrook.  Donations will be gratefully accepted in Russ’s memory to the Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC  V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114  Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Lori Tedrick
Relation: friend

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Doug and Lori Tedrick

From: Wendy & Brian Nowicki
Relation: Acquaintance

No words to express the sadness. Just want you to know that we are thinking of Barb and her family at this difficult time. Sincerely, Wendy & Brian Nowicki

From: Don Glasrud, Karen McMurray
Relation: friend

Karen and I were saddened to hear about the passing of Russ. He will be remembered in our hearts as a thoughtful caring soul. Our condolences to Barb, kids, and all of the extended family.

From: Karen daigle
Relation: He married my friend and neighbour Barb.

My thoughts are with u my friend I wish I could take your pain and carry it for u. Such a deep loss for u and your family. I wanted to come to see u but I just can’t. I do however send you a big hug and soon we will get together for a drink or a simple cup of tea.

From: Arnold and Carol Penno, Golden, BC
Relation: related through marriage

Dear Barb, Brett, Kara and families. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Russ, your husband, father and grandfather. Treasure your memories, you will have them for comfort. Love and prayers. Carol and Arnie. We will remember the last meal we had together on March 14th.

From: Claire and Garry Jacklin
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Sandra (Roe) Wilson
Relation: Friend

Thoughts and prayers are with you at the time. May you find comfort in all your memories in the coming days and weeks.

From: Jim and Melinda Howard
Relation: friend

Our deepest condolences to Barb and the family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

From: Kate Bennett
Relation: Co worker and friend of Barbs

I am so sorry for your loss Barb and family, please reach out and welcome the support of an amazing community at this time. Thinking of you Barb at this such tragic time and sending you the largest warm hug ever. Xx Kate

From: Debbie Powell
Relation: friend

Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 11, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Mark Memorial Funeral Home
2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC  V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114 

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