Russ passed away on January 29, 2014 at Bastion Place, Salmon Arm at age 86.
He was born in N. Vancouver on June 1, 1927 and moved to Blind Bay in 1994. Russ was an active member of the Sorrento Lions Club as well as a 53 yr. member of the Masons. He loved cooking for local functions and shared many recipes that he collected. He also enjoyed oil painting and took interest in painting milk cans. At Christmas, he was Santa to many local children.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Donna, eight children, six Sons-in-law, one Daughter-in-law, 24 Grand Children, five Great Grand Children, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.
Russ requested that his family and friends join in his celebration of life. Please join us for an open house on May 24, 2014 at the Memorial Hall in Sorrento from 1:00 – 4:00 to celebrate Russ’ life.
The Family wishes to thank Dr. Aitchison and all the Nurses that provided palliative care at Shuswap Lake General Hospital and Bastion Place.
In lieu of flowers, a donation maybe made to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation or to the North Okanagan-Shuswap Brain Injury Society (NOSBIS).
Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services Ltd., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129. Email condolences and share memories through Russell’s obituary at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.