July 2, 1933 – August 12, 2021
at the age of 88 years
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henry Heppner. Henry is survived by his loving wife Phoebe (Sissons) and six children: Susan (Rick), Leonard (Lydia), Delmer, Linda (Colin), Brad (Crystal), and Phoebe (Steve). He’s also survived by 16 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Henry was born July 2, 1933, to John and Frieda Heppner in Capisin, Saskatchewan. The family moved to British Columbia when Henry was 20 years old. A year later he met and married Phoebe. The lived in Aldergrove, BC until they moved to Sicamous BC in 1975. That’s where they resided when Henry passed at the age of 88 on August 12, 2021.
Through his life Henry worked in many trades including the auto industry, butcher, reforestation, and yard maintenance. He also volunteered as a Boy Scout leader, Christian Service Brigade leader and men’s quartet and choirs.
Funeral services will be held August 28, 2021, at Sicamous Bible Church located at 326 Kappel St. at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, 300 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2.