Arthur William Payne

Arthur William Payne

It with sadness that the family of Art Payne announces his passing in Sicamous on February 21, 2015 at the age of 86 years.

Art was born on the family farm in Perdue, Saskatchewan on June 11, 1928, to parents Arthur and Mary Ann. Art worked as a welder/fabricator for the majority of his working career.

Art was predeceased by his son Mark and son-in-law Gaetan.

Left to mourn his passing and cherish his memory is his wife of 66 years Betty, children; Kevin (Tracey), Jim (Lois), Bruce (Rose), Linda (Dave), Brenda (Bob), together with many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday March 6, 2015 at 2:30 pm at Bowers Funeral Chapel, Art’s urn will be laid to rest in Mt. Ida Cemetery following the service.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation or BC Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be sent through Art’s obituary at

Funeral arrangements are in the acre of Bowers Funeral Service, Salmon Arm, BC

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