Iris LaPlante (nee Olson)

January 11, 2019
The family of Iris (Olson) LaPlante regret to announce that she passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Kamloops B.C on January 11 2019, aged 83 years.

She will be lovingly remembered by her longtime companion of 35 years – Bob Evans, as well as her son Lonnie (Dorrit) of Vernon B.C, her daughter Tammy (Ricky) of Fort Fraser, her daughter Jodi (Randy) of Okotoks, Alberta, her son Troy of Mission, B.C and her sister Arlene Delaney of Cave Junction, Oregon. Grandchildren Carrie (Jim), Kurt (Ashley), Matt (Shelley), Leni (Shane), Miranda, Jennifer, Darien and Davanna and 14 great grandchildren.

As well as many nieces, nephews, friends and relatives. Iris was predeceased by her parents Edward and Hilda Olson.

There will be a celebration of life in the spring – date to be announced. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Celiac Foundation On-line condolences may be expressed at

Schoening Funeral Services

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