Kym Walstrom

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Saturday, October 16, 2021
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Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

Obituary of Kym Eileen Walstrom

July 18, 1960 - September 22, 2021


Kym passed away at home surrounded by her family September 22, 2021, in Fairmont Hot Springs, B.C., at the age of 61.


Kym was born July 18, 1960, to parents Eileen and Gordon Kokesch. She met her sweet cheeks “Wes” in high school, and they married on May 16, 1981. Kym and Wes completed their family with arrival of daughters Kirby and Bailey while living in Stettler, AB, where they have many friends and family. In 1995 the small family moved to Fairmont, B.C., and have made it their home since.


The MOST IMPORTANT thing in Kym’s life was her family and friends, she held them near and dear to her heart, and was very proud of her loving and fun relationships. She LOVED to laugh, Kym was rarely spotted without a huge grin and had an infectious, beautiful laugh that she shared freely. Kym’s zest for life and trying new things was blaringly noticeable in a way that made all around her feel her gratitude and depth for being. She loved travelling and vacationing, and new adventures with her people. She cherished her friendships, new and life-long, and prided herself on being a good friend. She was a fierce mother that grew with her girls, their bond is strong and beautiful. Kym and Wes were the love of each others lives, their 40-year marriage a testament to their unconditional love, commitment and care toward one another, and shared love of family, friends, and fun.


Kym played and loved many sports in her life, excelling in most. She had her seasonal sports of curling and golf, swam competitive in her younger years and more recently in triathlons with her daughters, and much slow pitch, kayaking, volleyball, and backyard outdoor games.


Kym spent her life visiting, hosting and chilling, red wine in hand, sharing a giggle, surrounded by the people that loved her wholly and unconditionally. She will be missed greatly, remembered vividly in her Kym way, and kept safe and honoured in the hearts of those who knew her. 


Kym is predeceased by her parents Gordon and Eileen Kokesch, brother Terry Kokesch and family pet Divot.


A private Celebration of Life will be held for Kym on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 12:00pm. To take part in the service via live stream, please click on the tab labeled Live Streaming of Service on Kym’s obituary page on McPherson Funeral Services website.


Memorial donations for Kym can be made to the Hospice Society



Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services.

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