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Obituaries

Phyllis Wainman Tatum, 78, of Salmo, BC transitioned on Thursday, January 3rd 2019 at the hospital in Trail, BC due to various forms of cancer that began with her fight against breast cancer in 2007.

Born in Utica, NY on January 25th 1940 to the parents of Shirley and Gordon Wainman, Phyllis is survived by her brother David Wainman of Ilion, NY, her son Jeffrey Winston Tatum of...

"Only there can love dwell. Only there is life sweet, where one quietly and spontaneously does everthing for one another."

Like the swan who mates for life, Ann VanRooy, age 94, died naturally with a broken heart on Dec 30th, 2018, just 3 weeks after the death of her husband of 70 years. In her last days Ann was attended by her beloved daughter, son, grandson...

Bernd Paul Boehmke passed away December 24, 2018 after a lengthy (16 year) struggle with cancer. It was a peaceful ending to a difficult time, a beautiful snowy night with his favourite German Christmas Carols playing softly in the background as he left this realm into the next.

Bernd was born 1943 in Berlin, Germany during the chaos of World War 2. His family moved from East Berlin to...

Mildred Penelope (Penny) Hogg

December 18, 1924 – December 22, 2018

Sadly, but with a life lived fully, Penny left us at the age of 94 years, the same age to which her mother and grandmother lived. She was born in Winnipeg to Sam and Frances Romance; survived the Great Depression; worked at a young age to support herself – one of those jobs was a...

Glen Aksel Osbak (Ozzie) of Winlaw, BC passed at home on December 29, 2018 surrounded by family after a battle with cancer. 

Glen was born in Edmonton, AB on August 7, 1960 and grew up in Warburg, AB. Glen was the proud owner and operator of Wizzard Custom Exhaust which he operated first in Wetaskiwin, AB and later in Winlaw, BC. He enjoyed outdoor pursuits such as hunting, but fixing...