Chester Henry Chapman

Chester Henry Chapman

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Chester Chapman of Sicamous BC. 

Chester was born on the homestead near Tisdale Saskatchewan.  At age 7 the family moved to New Westminister where he completed school and vocational training.  As a young man he was very athletic and played on a minor league hockey team.  In 1951 he married Margot his wife of nearly 65 years.  Chester worked as a welder fabricating boats, movie screens and other large projects.  Chester’s love of adventure lead them to Mara Lake in 1961 and later to Sicamous.  He developed several campgrounds, marinas and a local subdivision…..he was always dreaming of a new idea!  Chester enjoyed the great outdoors: boating, water skiing, snowmobiling and curling.  He was an avid hunter and loved fishing.  In later years Chester & Margot spent many winters in Arizona.  As a life long legion member he enjoyed a beer with friends.  He is survived by his loving wife Margot, daughters Susan & Sharon (Charles), grandchildren Dylan & Dana, brother Keith (Val), sister-in -law Sheila, and many nieces & nephews.  Pre-deceased by parents Harry & Floss, sister Doreen, brothers Don & Gordon.  He will be remembered for his story telling and willingness to lend a hand.

Celebration of Life Saturday April 9, 2016 Sicamous Seniors Centre 1:00 PM

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart & Stoke Foundation

Online condolences may be sent through Chester’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com


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