Obituary of Steve Pakalnis
At Dearness Home, London on Sunday, January 30, 2005. Steve Peter Pakalnis of London and formerly of Rodney in his 92nd year. A native of Lithuania, a veteran of WWII as well as a prisoner of war, Steve immigrated to Canada in 1948, subsequently settled in Rodney where he became a successful tobacco farmer and raised his family with his wife Katie. Little Steve was well known for his creation and sharing of his fine wine. Lovingly remembered by his daughters Elizabeth Pakalnis of London, Angela Fleming of Belleville, Regina Whelan and her husband Michael of London; and son Peter Pakalnis and his wife Dawn Whalls of Wyoming. Loving grandfather of Steven and Megan Fleming, Sarah Whelan, Charlie and Karina Pakalnis. Friends called at the Rodney Chapel on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.; funeral service followed at 2:00 p.m. Pastor R. Karn officiated. Cremation. If desired, donations to the West Elgin Nature Trust would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes. (785-0810).