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Born: Jun 09, 1937

Date of Passing: Dec 25, 2022

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June 9, 1937 – December 25, 2022

The family of Kenneth George Britton are saddened to share the news of his passing on December 25 at HSC.
Ken leaves to mourn his wife Dean Britton; children Randy (Angela) and Calvin (Tracey) and their mother Lil, and Michael (Jo-Anne) and Maureen; grandchildren Mike, Mitchell (Jenn), Marcus, Hilary (Ian), Grace (Josh), Solomon, Kiefer and Elizabeth; great-grandchildren Madeline, Owen and Emmett; extended family and many, many friends. Ken was predeceased by infant son Gerry; parents George and Chris and brother Lorne.
Ken was proud of his 30-year career with the Winnipeg Police Department, where he served with honour and humility.
If friends so desire, donations can be made to the Friends of the Assiniboine Forest (through Charleswood Rotary Club), the Charleswood Historical Society, or a charity of choice.
The family wishes to the thank the emergency responders and staff of the HSC for their care.
Cremation and a family service has taken place. A gathering of friends will be announced at a later date.

To leave condolences and share memories please visit Kenneth's page at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 31, 2022

Condolences & Memories (9 entries)

  • The times we shared over coffee chat when he would shared his emotions and struggles. We needed more time to share - Posted by: Bunsee Balkissoon (CCS buddy and coffe mate) on: Jan 29, 2023

  • Ken and I were close friends when we attended Chapman School together but lost touch with each other when my family moved away from Charleswood in 1948. But several years I 'looked him up' online and we communicated by email and telephone a few times and 'caught up' with our lives and he gave me some news of our former classmates. We talked about my coming to Winnipeg (from Toronto) and getting together but I never got around to it and the pandemic intervened and just as I was thinking 2023 would be the year of our reunion I received an email with the sad news. And, BTW, I remember the wonderful flower gardens Ken's parents used to plant on Oakdale Drive! - Posted by: Jim Arnett (Boyhood friend) on: Jan 24, 2023

  • Extending my deepest sympathy to Dean Britton and family on Ken's passing. Ken was a long time volunteer with the Wheels of Hope - the Cancer Society's volunteer driver program dedicated to transporting cancer patients to treatment. He was deeply respected by the CCS staff and all who knew him! His tenure with the WPS explains his no nonsense approach to getting things done!! We honour Ken for his many years volunteer service! May he rest in peace. Lynda Ruban Canadian Cancer Society (retired) - Posted by: Lynda Ruban (Canadian Cancer Society (retired)) on: Jan 03, 2023

  • I was a next door neighbour to Ken’s parents and they certainly raised a great man who was much like his father. I had many great times with them and also with Ken, fishing; we had funny experience and also visited Ken in the hospital We had a few reciprocating parties in our homes Lost track when we left Charleswood. An acquaintance told me where he lived once he retired and here lays a ‘lesson in life’ don’t put off your intentions because “tomorrow “ will never come RIP Kenneth - Posted by: Robert (Bob) Bull (Neighbour to George and Chris in the 60’s) on: Dec 31, 2022

  • My deepest condolences to all of Ken’s family and friends. Ken and Dean were wonderful neighbors. - Posted by: Arlene Shirkey (Old Neighbor ) on: Dec 31, 2022

  • Got to know Ken when I started WPS in 1965..... good guy..RIP! - Posted by: Bill Nicholson (formeer WPS-retired) on: Dec 31, 2022

  • I am saddened by the passing of Ken, who was one of my partners while up in Dets. in early 1960. Ken visited me a few times at Qualicum Beach, B.C., in recent years. Ken was a real gentleman, who you could always count on. . My condolences to his wife and children. - Posted by: Ron Truesdale (Former W.P,D.Comrade and Friend.) on: Dec 31, 2022

  • Ken was my Patrol Sergeant in Dist 3 uniform patrol in 1980 after I finished my first long stint in the Drug Squad... He was personable, approachable and an all around great supervisor…and a real old time cop with street smarts who supported his troops. Due to a lack of seniority I had decided not to apply for a promotion that year but Ken pulled me in for a little chat and strongly encouraged me to do so…and I got my first promotion. Rest in peace. - Posted by: Jack Tinsley (Former co-worker ) on: Dec 31, 2022

  • Condolences to family. Spent time working with Ken and also fishing. Great guy…Also when he was with St Jo’s wildlife club….RIP Ken - Posted by: Jim Raftis (Coworker and friend) on: Dec 31, 2022

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