June 12, 1948 – September 30, 2015
It is with sadness we mourn the passing of Ray. He succumbed to his battle with Parkinson and Dementia.
Predeceased by his Dad Andrew (1981), his Mom Theresa (1998), Niece Sharon Eichenlaub (1984), Aunt Rose Ganie (1997). Aunt Barbara Volk (1997).
Ray is survived by his loving wife Neena of 43 years, and son Todd. Brothers, Leo (Vicky, deceased 2014), Mervin (Ex-Doris); Sisters Carolyn (Tom, deceased), Angela (Fred, deceased 1998), Anne (Ed) and many nieces and nephews all living in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Ray was born in Wilkie, Saskatchewan. His family farmed wheat in Tramping Lake, Sask. Ray moved to Port Alberni January 13, 1969 and started work at APD January 17, 1969 and worked there until his retirement March 30, 2011. Ray was very avid about his job and his co-worker- friends.
Ray was a passionate Bulldogs fan, enjoyed skiing, wood working, hiking and coached a successful minor league softball team for ten years. He was a superfan of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Yankees, and Greenbay Packers.
No service as per Ray’s request. Cremation has taken place.