March 21, 1947 – August 1, 2022
at the age of 75 years:
Service will be held in Salmon Arm, BC 1:00 pm, August 26th, 2022 at Fischer’s Funeral Services and Crematorium
It is with great sadness the family of Ernest Wayne Hehr mourns his passing.
Wayne was born in Medicine Hat, AB to Clarence Ernest and Ruby Lela Hehr. He spent his childhood and teen years between Medicine Hat and his grandparents farm in Bowell, AB.
Wayne started his career in Brooks and from there he continued working in the oilfield industry in Europe returning to finish out his career in Alberta after 30 plus years.
In May 2005, Wayne retired and moved to Sorrento, BC to live ‘his dream’. He spent as much time as he could in his boat fishing and exploring the lakes…..not much went unexplored!! Wayne was usually accompanied by his dogs! After nine years in Sorrento, Wayne moved to Salmon Arm where he lived until his passing.
Wayne and his dog Rikki took many scooter rides around Salmon Arm. Wayne LOVED his dogs!!!
Wayne was predeceased by his father Ernie in 1972, his mother Lela in 1997, and his youngest brother Glenn in 2004. He is survived by his wife Cheryl, brother Weldon (Iris) Hehr, sister Narda Sikal, numerous nieces and nephews and special friends Jacqueline Hehr, Darrel and Helen Snortland.
Service will be held in Salmon Arm, BC 1:00 pm, August 26th, 2022 at Fischer’s Funeral Services and Crematorium, 4060 – 1st Avenue SW, Salmon Arm, BC. V1E 2Y9 250 833-1129.
Donations may be made in honor of Wayne Hehr directly to Shuswap Lake Hospital Foundation or to a charity of one’s choice.