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David Frank Aikins

November 23, 1955 - April 9, 2015


David Aikins, of Trail, B.C. was born in Nelson, B.C. on November 23, 1955 to Frank and Phil Aikins and passed away April 9, 2015, at the age of 59, in Kelowna, B.C.

He is survived by his wife, Katy Martel, mother Phil Aikins, children, David, Cheryl, and Shawn; Katy’s children Johan, Victor and Linda – Ann and grandchildren Natasha, Darius, Anne, Anastasia and Iollan; sisters Sandra (Gordon) and Christine (Greg); nephews Robert (Samantha), Stacey (Amanda), nieces Colleen (Mark), Heather (Sam), Lorraine (Skip) and Reanne (Tony) and numerous great-nephews and nieces.

He was predeceased by his grandfather James Fuell, father Frank Aikins, daughter Lisa Marie Aikins and niece Kerry Couston.

A Celebration of Life will be held at First Baptist Church, 611 Fifth Street, Nelson B.C. on Monday April 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Diabetes Foundation.


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Bernie & Ev Monteleone
Relation: Family friend from many years ago

Sandi & Family . . . So saddened by your email of your brother Dave’s passing. You are in our thoughts & prayers as your deal with your loss. Cherish your memories and all the good times you shared. Give yourself and your mom a big hug from us. All our love, Bernie & Ev

From: Christine (Aikins) Couston
Relation: He is my brother

I will miss and love you forever. No words can express the pain and devastation I feel at this time. Rest in peace Dave. So many memories.

From: Cheryl Aikins
Relation: Daughter

You were not only my father but my best friend. The one person I could talk to about everything and anything. We laughed and cried together and could talk for hours. I will love you forever and miss you more than anything. Rest in peace dad and know that I will take you everywhere with me in thought and memory. I love you always

From: Mark Hamm
Relation: Schoolmate

I’m sorry to learn of Dave’s death. I did not know him well in school but he was clearly a well-loved brother and father. I wish him well.

From: Denise Pommier
Relation: School mate

I’m sorry to hear of Davids passing, far too young. Sympathy and condolences to his family.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 20, 2015
Beginning at 2:00pm

First Baptist Church
611 - Fifth Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L2X1

611 - Fifth Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L2X1


Date & Time:
April 14, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Chapel of Thompson Funeral Service
613 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L2T1

Private family visitation

613 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L2T1

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Heart & Stroke Foundation
Of Canada Okanagan/Kootenay Area Office

4-1551 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9


Canadian Diabetes Assocation
1589 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y5Y7

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