We are sad to announce the passing of our dearly loved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
Garry was born on October 5, 1931 at the Paddockwood Outpost Hospital in Saskatchewan and passed away on February 15, 2015 in Trail, BC.
He is predeceased by his wife Annie on September 10, 2006; their parents and many brothers, sisters and in-laws.
Leaving to mourn his passing are his children, David (Wendy) and Sharon Rayner both of Trail; Barbara Wozney (Wayne Boyce), Joan Miller (Cliff) and Betts Miller (Ron) all of Red Deer, AB, his grandchildren: James Rayner (Karissa Vandale), Dianna Lewin (Kyle), Sheena Newton (Kyle Randall) all of Trail; Kathryn Lewin (Lance) of Fruitvale, Kelly Lester (Matt) of Edmonton, AB and Patrick Wozney (Katelyn), Evan Miller (Aneisha Young), Tiffany Wozney (John Cook), Stephanie Miller (Dylan Pullyblank) and Jennifer Miller (Jesse Sumner), all of Red Deer, AB, his great-grandchildren: Aidan and Rylee Lewin, Kenaya Rayner, Titan and Noell Lewin, Cruz Sumner, Ronin Wozney, his sisters – Agnes Brownlee of Moose Jaw, SK, Lorna (Bruce) Elliot of Saskatoon, SK, Velma Pease of Elk Point, AB, his brother – Glen (Grace) Rayner of Choiceland, SK and sisters in law Marj Rayner of Moose Jaw, SK, Esther Rayner of Slave Lake, AB as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and “greats”.
Garry was a member of the Castlegar and Genelle Seniors, the BC Senior Games, BC Horseshoe Association and the BC Old Time Fiddlers. He enjoyed horseshoes, bowling, pool, traveling, DANCING, playing cards, woodwork and being Mr. Fix-It!
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Warfield Community Hall. 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 online register at www.myalternatives.ca
As an expression of sympathy, your donations to the Canadian Cancer Society www.cancer.ca would be greatly appreciated.