Norman Henry Vike

Norman Henry Vike

It is with sorrowful hearts we announce the passing of Norman Vike (Sr).

Norman Vike was born September 26, 1928 in New Westminster, BC. He was promoted to glory April 25, 2013, in Salmon Arm at Shuswap Lake General Hospital.

He was a multi-talented person; musician, missionary, carpenter and mechanic to name a few. Throughout his life he touched many lives sharing the gospel in word and music. He often would reach out to others, opening his home to the weary traveler for a meal and a bed.

Norman is survived by his beloved wife Irene, 11 children and their spouses, 31 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and five of his siblings. The Celebration of Life service took place on April 30, 2013, at Shuswap Community Church in Salmon Arm. Norman’s heart was for Missions, so in lieu of flowers he requested memorial donations be made to the Missions work of your choice.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the wonderful medical care given to Norman Vike by the doctors and medical team at Shuswap Lake General Hospital.

Norman Vike’s profound faith and deep conviction can be summed up in this phrase he often quoted: “Only one life will soon be passed, Only what’s done for Christ will last.”

Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories through Norman’s obituary at

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