Karen Maria Pinkenburg

June 4, 2018

Karin Maria Pinkenburg (nee Banfield), age 61, passed away on June 4th, peacefully in her home in Merritt, BC, after battling cancer for over a year. She was surrounded by her loving family and is now reunited with her late husband Billy Pinkenburg. She was born to Lionel and Peggy Banfield (nee Deanne) in Barbados in 1956. She is the 4th of 6 children; Allan, Donna, the late Ian, Kim and Kirk Banfield. She is survived by her children Jason (Randi), Tim (Courtney), Melissa and Shaina. And her grandchildren Nate, Orion, Learah and Eleanor. Karen will always be remembered for her free spirit, kind heart and sense of humor. A memorial service to celebrate Karen’s life will be held June 23rd in Vanderhoof, BC at Nechako Community Church (BC-16, Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A1) at 1:00pm. Afterwards the family will be heading to Tachick Lake Resort to continue to commemorate Karen and ask all family and friends to feel free to join (accommodation is available through the resort). Memorial donations may be made to Nechako Community Church.

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