Celebration of Life: Sunday, June 23, 2013, Elks Hall, Salmon Arm
Celebration of Life: Friday, May 24, 2013, Family Residence – Time to be announced
With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle at home in Canoe, BC after a short, hard-fought battle with ALS on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Russ was born on September 10th, 1931, the 4th of 11 children to Russell Charles and Sarah Jane McColman. Predeceased by his parents; brothers and sisters: Clinton, Ronald, Vera, Earl, Corrine, Bruce, Doris, Doreen (infant).
Left to mourn his devoted wife Doreen of 58 years, daughter Katharine Hodge of Kamloops, BC and son Lonny of Edson, AB. He took great joy doting on his grand-daughters, Jennifer (Mike) of 100 Mile House BC and Stephanie (Adam) of Salmon Arm BC. Great-grandchildren Gaby & Logan Meidlinger, Levi & Lincoln Hodge of Salmon Arm and Kate Sterling of 100 Mile House were his pride and joy.
Also survived by sister Carol (Elmer) Reihl and brother Alvie (Delores) McColman, sisters-in-law Dorothy McColman and Dorothy (Beau) Erickson and brothers-in-law Ronald (Lois) Ahlskog and Butch (Gail) Ahlskog and numerous nieces and nephews.
Russ enjoyed listening to country music, watching Canucks and Blue Jays games and gardening but his biggest passion was golf which he played with integrity and humour and where he loved to spend time with family and friends.
He was a kind and generous person who will be greatly missed and long-remembered.
No service as per his wishes.
Prayers - Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm
Mass of Christian Burial – Saturday, May 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Interment will follow at Mt. Ida Cemetery.
Born in Duck Lake, SK, passed away at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm at the age of 82 years.
Andy was predeceased by two brothers and one sister. He is survived by his loving wife Marianne of 57 years on June 5, children Dorothy (Tim) Roth, Dan (Shelley) Pelletier, Bev (Mich) Snow, Gordon (Erin) Pelletier, Lorraine Pelletier, Len Pelletier, eight siblings, 26 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, as well as many other family and friends.
Andy was a resident of Salmon Arm since 1972 where he worked in the construction industry. His hobbies included wine making and many little woodworking projects.
Celebration of Life Service: First United Church, Saturday May 18th, at 2:00 p.m.
Edna Agatha MacQuarrie (nee Hartfelder) was born in Leduc Alberta, September 17, 1927 and died at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on May 11, 2013.
She obtained her primary education at Dahlgreen School, on their family farm and Secondary education at Leduc High School. She had a Diploma in Christian Education & Youth work from Alberta College, Edmonton Alberta.
Edna married Dan MacQuarrie at Gnadenthal Lutheran Church, August 9th, 1950. The family came to Salmon Arm, B.C. in 1966 to practice their Christian Calling. Edna was very active in the UCW, Sunday school, & youth work. She belonged to Grandmothers to Grandmothers and was a tireless volunteer collecting for many community organizations. For recreation she loved playing cards, & socializing with her lady friends.
Predeceased by her mother Wanda, father Fred Hartfelder, brothers Melvin & Norman. Edna is survived by her loving husband Dan MacQuarrie, sons Roy (Lisa), Wayne (Glenda) & daughter Carolynn, six grandchildren; Jason, Melissa; Crystal, Sharmon; Amy & Stephen; & great granddaughter Tristan.
December 29, 1936 – May 7, 2013
at the age of 76 years
- Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, May 10, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm
- Cremation Interment at Mt. Ida Cemetery
- Celebration of Life: Friday, May 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Trudy’s name may be made to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation, Box 265, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4N3