The family of William (Bill) Warsimage is saddened to announce his passing on September 6, 2012. Bill was born in Fraserwood Manitoba Dec 24, 1914 and passed away in Salmon Arm in his 98th year. Bill was predeceased by his first wife Jessie in 1985 and his second wife Bernice in 2002. He is survived by his brother John of Kamloops, sisters Mary Miller of Powell River; Dianna Oleksyn of Wakaw, Sask., and Jean Stephens of Enderby, and daughter Sharon Geiger (Bruno), his son Brian (Susan) and seven grandchildren, Alison Sucro (Steve), Sandra Skappak (Trevor), Kevin Geiger (Kristine), Trevor Geiger, Kyle Warsimage, Sarah Warsimage and Valerie Warsimage, six great grandchildren, Jared and Keira Sucro, Kallie and Piper Geiger, Jacob and Jessica Skappak. He was known to his grand children and great grand children as “Gido” and “Grandpa”. Bill and Jessie moved to Oliver in 1960 where he owned Bill’s Shoe Store for many years until retirement in 1977. He was very active in the community and especially in the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing, camping, square dancing and walking. He was also an avid gardener and enjoyed socializing with friends and family. In 2009, to be closer to his daughter Sharon, he moved to Salmon Arm where he lived at the Shuswap Lodge Retirement Residence. He will be sadly missed by all. Special thanks to Dr. McDonald, the Salmon Arm Medical Clinic, the staff on the 2nd floor at Shuswap Lake General Hospital and the staff at the Shuswap Lodge for their care. The service will be held in Oliver BC on Saturday September 15th.
Online Condolences can be sent through Bill’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com