January 24, 1922 – February 1, 2013
at the age of 91 years

Bill passed away at Piccadilly Care Centre, Salmon Arm, BC on February 1, 2013 at the age of 91 years.  Born on the farm near Maidstone, SK January 24, 1922, he married Eileen Pike in 1945.  They farmed near Maidstone, SK until the fall of 1986 when they retired to Salmon Arm.  Bill was well known for his love of horses and cattle; while living in Saskatchewan they developed a breed of cattle the named “SPECKLE PARK”.  On January 24 of this year, Bill and Eileen were recognized by the Saskatchewan Cattleman’s Association with a “Lifetime Achievement Award”.
A graveside service will be held at a later date in Forest Bank District Cemetery, Maidstone, SK.
Bill was predeceased by his wife Eileen, one sister and two brothers.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Care Centre for the care he received, the neighbors and all the friends who called on him while at the Centre.  His sense of humor and smile will be missed by all of us.