Verne Alister Gummeson

November 1, 1938 – March 5, 2019
Verne passed away peacefully after a short battle with ALS. Verne was born and raised in Chilliwack, BC and graduated from UBC in 1965. He is survived by his wife Barbara Beazley, his children David, Eric, and Kirsten, sister Beverly and three special grandchildren, Callum, Cait, and Claire.

After a 30-year career with Weldwood of Canada he retired to Salmon Arm BC with Barb where they enjoyed life to the fullest. Verne will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held for Verne 5 pm, Saturday April 13, 2019 at the 5th Avenue Seniors Center in Salmon Arm.

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 Bowers Funeral Service

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