Edward (Ted) Gilbert Wiltshire

It is with a deep sadness that we mourn the peaceful passing of our father and grandfather Ted. He passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Columbia View Lodge.

He will be missed a great deal by his children Lynn, Ted (Mare), Shelley (Ed); grandchildren Patti (Shane), Jamie (Sabrina), Amy (Brandon), Aron (Sherry), Luke, Savannah, Sian; great grandchildren Kayla, Jacob, Griffin, Everett; and many extended family members and friends. Ted was predeceased by Jackie, his loving wife of 62 years, in 2013.

Ted was a chemical engineer with Teck Cominco for 39 years before his retirement in 1991. Ted was active in his community over the years as a city councillor, credit union board member, Esling Park board member, and little league coach. He was an avid curler and did a stint as President of the BC Curling Assoc. Ted also loved to play bridge and poker, walk, golf, make wine, garden, travel, and spend time with family and friends at Christina Lake.

Ted’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Columbia View Lodge for all their compassionate care while Ted resided there.

Services will be held at the Rossland Legion at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Veterans, ladies’ auxiliary and legion members please attend. Jordan Wren of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Ted’s name may be made to the charity of your choice.

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