June 11, 1918 – November 26, 2008 Art was born in Carbon, Alberta on June 11, 1918 and passed away at Columbia House, Invermere, November 26, 2008 in his 91st year.
He is survived by Marjorie, his loving wife of 66 years, five children, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren: Robin – Victoria, Lisa, Lynda; Susanne (Bob) Pearce – Cranbrook, Sarah; Dale (Betty Ann) – Kimberley, Christ (Jessie) Rylanand, Ava, Lori, Jay; Marilyn (John) Woolley – Edmonton, Heather, Michael; Brian (Brenda) – Fairmont, Andrea, Samantha, Ted.
Art was predeceased by his parents and brother Bob, and is survived by brothers Tom, Weldon, Cliff, John, sister Jean and many nieces and nephews.
Art was a life member of the Masonic Lodge and a 42 year member of the Lake Windermere District Lions Club. He enjoyed volunteering and being involved in many community activities. Art loved fishing and he skied until his 83rd year with his good friend Al Ostrander. Above all, Art loved his family.
Marjorie and family would like to express their sincere appreciation and thanks for the compassionate and loving care Art received at Columbia House. He was blessed to be surrounded by such fine people.