Of Genelle, passed away at Poplar Ridge on September 7, 2017.
Dennis was born on November 2, 1930 in Rossland.
Dennis’ working career began at Cominco (Teck) where he worked for 24 years and then worked the next 23 years at Mike’s Mobile Homes in Castlegar.
His happiest times were spent with family and friends at Christina Lake.
He was an avid curler for 50+ years, starting in Rossland and continuing in Castlegar. In his younger years, he was a piper with the Trail Pipe Band.
Dennis also enjoyed water skiing, snowmobiling, demolition derbies, travelling and a good scotch. He loved to be in the woods where he had a smile on his face and a chainsaw in his hands as he gathered his winter wood or anyone else’s for that matter!
Dennis was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Marlene, in 2015.
He is survived by his children; Peter (Carol), Randy (Deb) and Jeanette McLachlan as well as 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
There will be no service at Dennis’ request.
A gathering of the family will be held at a later date. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at www.myalternatives.ca