August 15, 1938 – October 7, 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vern on October 7, 2018 in Trail.
He is predeceased by his son Doug.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Doreen, his children Dawn (Dale) and Sandra (Jarrad) and his grandson Ben.
Vern was born in Rossland on August 15, 1938. He retired from Teck in 1993 after many years of service and then continued to lead group tours. He was a very active and dedicated member of both Rossland and Trail Legions where he served terms as President and Vice President over the years. In his youth Vern liked to spend his time swimming, camping and curling and then mowing and watering his lawn and reading in his yard in later years.
A Legion Service will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Royal Canadian Legion in Trail. Veterans, Legion Members and Ladies Auxiliary please attend. 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
As an expression of sympathy please make memorial donations in Vern’s name to the charity of your choice.
‘Lest We Forget’